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Small Business Saturday brings local businesses together

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According to American Express, local businesses make up about 99.6% of businesses in IL. Residents flocked downtown to support local businesses during the Shop Small Business Saturday event. Lily Berg has owned Little Switzerland Dolls for 35 years and said her shop was busy Saturday with parents looking for toys and in-store gift wrapping. Read More »

CSUB volleyball to face defending national champion Stanford in NCAA tournament

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The victor of Friday's match between Kansas (22-7) and Missouri (20-11) faces the victor of Wichita State (28-3) vs. Redford (25-4) in Saturday's 7 p.m. "We're excited to be hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament", BYU coach Heather Olmstead said. Iowa State earned the No. 14 seed and will host Princeton Friday and Kansas will take on Missouri in Wichita, Kan., where the No. Read More »

Travis Kelce does little as Chiefs offense continues to struggle

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The Chiefs forced Buffalo to punt with 2:35 to go in the fourth and drove inside Buffalo territory, but Smith was picked off by Tre'Davious White, sealing the Chiefs' fate. The Chiefs' offense was dismal in the first half against a defense that had surrendered more than 210 yards rushing per game the past three outings. Read More »

Sri Lank in need of miracle to save Nagpur Test

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Brief scores: Sri Lanka: 205 all out and 145/8 (Dinesh Chandimal 53 not out; Ravichandran Ashwin 3/50, Ravindra Jadeja 2/25, Ishant Sharma 2/43) vs India: 610/6 declared in first innings at lunch on Day 4. Virat Kohli will get much-needed rest for the second half of the Sri Lanka series while yorker specialist Jasprit Bumrah would fight for the extra bowler's slot with chinaman Kuldeep Yadav when the national selectors pick the squad for South Africa Test series here tomorrow. Read More »

Force India incensed with Hulkenberg time penalty

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Sainz's teammate Nico Hulkenberg was able to achieve P7 for Sunday's starting grid, making him the best of the rest outside the trinity of Mercedes , Ferrari, and Red Bull . "You could see that between Raikkonen and Verstappen and the same between Valtteri and Lewis", said Wolff. That's quite good when you have more pace than the other auto, to cut the track and gain an advantage. Read More »

Ormsby holds on to win Hong Kong Open

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Miguel Angel Jimenez proved he can still play on the regular Tour. Marcus Fraser and Todd Sinnott were the final two Australasian in the field but both missed the 2-over cut, Fraser by three shots and Sinnott by four. "This feels unbelievable. I'm trying to hold it together here but I'm pretty stoked. Yeah, pretty stoked. Well, not pretty stoked: Very stoked", said the 37-year old Ormsby. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles perform Electric Slide in win

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Chicago finished with 6 rushing yards. "Hindsight is always 20-20", Fox said Wednesday when asked if he wished he still had Jeffery. It was one of several highlights for the Eagles offense. "I would love to have Foxy back for many years", Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks said. Eddie Goldman recovered at Philadelphia's 42, but the drive went nowhere and Cairo Santos fell way short on a 54-yard field goal try. Read More »

Aqib Talib Snatched Michael Crabtree's Chain Off Again

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Crabtree took Talib to the ground well after a play was over, leading to punches being thrown and players from each team becoming involved in the melee. "Give Trevor one more and you never know what might have happened, " said Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas, who went past the 600-reception career milestone in the game. Read More »

Ole Miss coach apologizes for actions during Egg Bowl

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Ole Miss self-imposed a postseason ban for this season in February, after receiving a revised NCAA notice of allegations. Ole Miss made the announcement on the same day archrival Mississippi State lost its coach, as Dan Mullen left for Florida. Read More »

Cardinals derail Jaguars on Dawson's 57-yard FG

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Lerentee McCray failed to account for Seals-Jones on the first play Smith was out, and Blaine Gabbert connected with him for a 29-yard touchdown. The Jaguars' usual starting offensive line has missed a combined nine games this year due to injury - center Brandon Linder (illness) missed three games and right guard A.J. Read More »

Rams and Jared Goff hold off Saints to become true playoff contenders

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Except for Alvin Kamara's awesome 74-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and his 15-yard touchdown reception with 1:45 to play, the Saints offense struggled to get any traction. So the path to the postseason still feels like an uphill climb for a team that has been one of the NFL's best over the past two months. The Rams' defense has had its struggles defending the run for most of the season and allowed Alvin Kamara to get free for a 74-yard touchdown early in the game. Read More »

College Football Playoff Rankings Prediction for Week 14

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Meanwhile, Clemson , Oklahoma and Wisconsin all move up by nature of winning this weekend, while the bottom of the top 10 stays relatively the same with only Notre Dame falling out after a loss to Stanford. A loss by Wisconsin also could do the trick. Why would a two-loss Ohio State team make the field ahead of Alabama? Alabama's season-opening win over Florida State does not resonate in the same way. Read More »

Sumlin fired at Texas A&M

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Texas A&M is expected to pursue Florida State's Jimbo Fisher to be its next coach. Assistant coach Jeff Banks will serve as interim head coach, according to the Houston Chronicle. The Aggies coach on Sunday was relieved of all duties effective immediately after six seasons with the team, the school announced . "I always think I should be retained". Read More »

49ers Anticipate Signing Jimmy Garoppolo To Franchise Tag

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The Seahawks' first-half touchdown came after linebacker Bobby Wagner was credited with an interception after ripping the ball away from receiver Trent Taylor deep in San Francisco territory. Beathard was pulled after taking a big hit with about one minute left in the game, finishing 22-of-38 passing for 201 yards with no touchdowns and one interceptions. Read More »

Quick hits: How the Jets lost to the Panthers

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When the spotlight has shined on the Panthers, it has focused more on the inconsistent performances of quarterback Cam Newton and his off-field missteps with the media. I make my life decisions based off my teammates. If Olsen is out for the season, the Panthers better develop another receiving threat soon. Coming out of their bye week, the 4-6 Jets welcomed the 7-3 Carolina Panthers and their second-ranked defense to MetLife Stadium . Read More »

Wife of Sky Sports journalist dies just days after leukaemia diagnosis

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Sympathy and condolences have poured in for former Blue Peter presenter Simon Thomas after he revealed the death of his wife Gemma , just three days after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. "If you are a prayer", he continued. About 3,100 people a year in the United Kingdom are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia - a type of blood cancer. Read More »

Wilton Speight announces transfer from MI

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MI quarterback Wilton Speight , shown against Ohio State in 2016, will transfer. He had a career year in 2016 as a junior when he threw for over 2,500 yards and 18 touchdowns, almost leading MI to a Big Ten championship. He hasn't played since. With Speight sidelined, O'Korn moved into the starting lineup, only to be replaced by Peters during the first half against Rutgers on October 28. Read More »

World Rugby Breakthrough Player Of The Year Has Been Announced

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New Zealand had more cause for celebration when Portia Woodman won the women's Player of the Year trophy while her Black Ferns colleagues were hailed as the team of the year . "One day when I hang the boots up I'll look back and be really proud of this". "It feels surreal, I don't quite feel deserving of it but without the team, I wouldn't be here". Read More »

Bayern open to Heynckes extension

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Heynckes stepped in for his fourth stint with the Bavarians as a replacement for Carlo Ancelotti in October with his contract running through the end of the season. As a result of the intensity of the collision; he did not remember the result of the first half in which he had participated. "Since then we had nine games and won all of them. Read More »

Formula One debuts new series logo at Abu Dhabi

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Liberty Media is looking to bring extensive changes to the sport starting 2018, as it aims to bring more younger vewers back to the sport. Jean Todt, president of the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA), told reporters he saw it as "a good evolution". Read More »

Crabtree, Jackson, Talib ejected during Raiders-Broncos free-for-all

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This time around, Talib snatched Crabtree's chain again right before he was knocked out of bounds. Talib appeared to throw Crabtree's helmet at him as Broncos and Raiders players sprinted to the area. Raiders guard Gabe Jackson was also ejected from the game after being flagged for shoving an official in the aftermath of the play. Harris was yelling at the Raiders' bench as he left the field and motioned that he had been hit in groin during the play. Read More »

Falcons CB Desmond Trufant out of game with concussion

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As the Dirty Birds are starting to get on a roll, getting a win over their former coaches, Mike Smith and Dirk Koetter, would be icing on the cake for a team trending towards making the NFC Playoffs. They enter this game on a two-game winning streak, but they're still just 4-6 on the year. Atlanta won the toss and elected to defer. Atlanta finished with 148 total yards rushing on 28 runs. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Criticizes His Team's Lack Of Creativity

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The 28-year-old joined from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of last year for £30m and his career at the Reds has been a hit and miss ever since. Jose Mourinho is blessed with two incredible talents; one a mercurial talent unlike anything football has ever seen and the other a rising star who commanded a £75 million fee in the summer. Read More »

Davis Cup final: Lucas Pouille gives France tenth title

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Belgium's Steve Darcis will be up against Lucas Pouille in the final match. Belgium, on the other hand has yet to win the title, having now lost three finals after defeats in 1904 and 2015. He captained the team to a third victory after winning the Davis Cup title in 1991 and 1996. Tsonga missed six break-point chances in a tense first set, and another went begging in the second when Goffin saw out the danger with a brilliant driving forehand followed by a volleyed victor at the net. Read More »

Vermaelen to make first Barca league start in 22 months

Neither of the teams are strangers to a high intensity, back and forth game, with multiple close encounters between the two sides in the past. Here's how to watch Lionel Messi and co.in action. Make friends: Check out Barca Blaugranes for more Barcelona coverage. Marcelino will also miss out on Valencia's clash with Getafe following their matchup with Barcelona . Read More »

Florida Gators Rumors: Dan Mullen 'Targeted' to Be Gators' Next Coach

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Stricklin is a Mississippi State alum and was part of the search committee who hired Mullen away from Florida under former MSU athletic director Greg Byrne. The Bulldogs, coming off a loss to arch-rival Ole Miss this past Thursday, are 8-4 this season and 4-4 in the SEC. While Chip Kelly or UCF's Scott Frost might be sexier names, we like this move for the Gators. Read More »

Jay Cutler out, Matt Moore will start for Dolphins vs. Patriots

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Last week, Moore took over for Cutler and completed 17-of-28 passes for 282 yards, a touchdown and no picks to earn a 106.5 QBR. Cutler has been in the concussion protocol this week and hasn't been cleared yet. He went 25-of-44 for 176 yards and two interceptions during the Dolphins' 40-0 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, one made extra embarrassing by Ndamukong Suh briefly choking quarterback Ryan Mallett following a brief confrontation. Read More »

Cowboys waive RB McFadden

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Once he clears waivers, McFadden is free to sign with another team and could find himself on a playoff squad in need of a healthy rusher. As for Bailey, he returned to action in Dallas' Thanksgiving loss to the Los Angeles Chargers but didn't attempt a field goal. Read More »

Motorsport wrap: Bottas beats Hamilton in Abu Dhabi finale

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And the Mereceds driver will be hoping the belt gives him some extra clout heading into the final Grand Prix of the season. If they can fight with Hamilton and Vettel from the start on Sunday then they are in the hunt, but if they get stuck fighting the second Mercedes and Ferrari drivers of Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen then they could lose vital ground they cannot recover. Read More »