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>>Illinois Bounces Chaminade

(Lahaina, HI)  -- As heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM Illinois advanced to the championship game of the Maui Invitational with a 84-61 win over host Chaminade.  Joseph Bertrand scored 14 points in the victory.  The Fighting Illini take on Butler in the finals tonight that game will also be on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM.

>>Bulls Resume Road Trip Tonight In Houston

(Houston, TX)  --  The Bulls resume their five-game road trip tonight in Houston against the Rockets. 
Chicago has lost its last two games after opening the trip with a win in
Phoenix.  The Bulls are now 5-and-5 on the season.  They will wrap up the trip
Saturday in Milwaukee.

>>Rams Release Miller

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Rams fullback Brit
Miller was released.  St. Louis needed room on the 53-man roster for center
Scott Wells, who was made active.  Miller was a special teams captain.

>>Cards Make Roster Changes

(St. Louis, MO)  --  The St. Louis Cardinals added four pitchers from their Double-A team to the 40-man
roster.  Michael Blazek, Keith Butler, Eric Fornataro and Kevin Siegrist will
not be available in the Rule Five draft.  St. Louis still has one opening left
on the 40-man roster. 

>>NHL, Union To Meet Again Today

(New York, NY)  --  The NHL and the Players' Association are set to meet
again this morning in an effort to work out a new collective bargaining
agreement.  The two sides met Monday night, with the league asking the union for
a comprehensive proposal.  The NHL lockout is entering its 67th day.

 
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