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Petrino's late FG lifts Maryland over Illinois 20-17

Sep. 18, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Joseph Petrino kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to lift Maryland over Illinois 20-17 on Friday night. But the win didn’t come easy for the Terrapins (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) in their conference opener. In a game best...

At new UI dining hall, 1,000s of students eat in style

Sep. 18, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — If the University of Illinois is going to make one of the largest dining halls in the nation, it better have some school spirit. Maybe some Block I pasta? Sure enough, one of the creative flairs that made it into the $73.5 million expansion of the...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...

Brewers rally to top Cubs 8-5, move closer to division title

Sep. 18, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kolten Wong and the Milwaukee Brewers moved a step closer to clinching the NL Central title by continuing their season-long domination of the Chicago Cubs. Wong hit a tiebreaking, two-out single during a four-run rally in the eighth inning as Milwaukee...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Arapahoe 35, ThunderRidge 14 Basalt 34, Glenwood Springs 14 Battle Mountain 43, Aspen 34 Bayfield 46, Aztec, N.M. 25 Bear Creek 49, Pueblo Centennial 6 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 21, El Dorado Springs 20 Archie 28, Jasper 16 Ash Grove 44, Pierce City 0 Aurora 26, Mt. Vernon 7 Ava 59, Liberty (Mountain View) 24 BV...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 56, Heritage 0 Alexandria 28, Elwood 14 Andrean 38, Highland 14 Bedford N. Lawrence 35, Seymour 29 Beech Grove 46, Indpls Washington 0 ...

Aces rout Sky 103-70, clinch second seed

Sep. 17, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 22 points, Kelsey Plum added 20 and the Las Vegas Aces used a big run to close the first half to rout the Chicago Sky 103-70 on Friday night and clinch the second seed for the WNBA playoffs. Dearica Hamby added 17 for Las Vegas...

Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M

Sep. 17, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add at least 150 jobs on the company's southwest Illinois campus, officials said...

Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations

Sep. 17, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he did not know anything happened at the time. “Obviously very serious...