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>>Rams Rally To Stun 49ers In Overtime

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Greg Zuerlein nailed a game-winning 54-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in
overtime, as the Rams stunned the 49ers, 16-13.  Janoris Jenkins' two-yard
fumble return for a touchdown tied the game with 3:04 left in regulation.  After
a David Akers field goal with 1:34 to go, Zuerlein booted a 53-yard field goal
as time ran out to force the extra period.  Sam Bradford finished 26-of-39 for 221 yards for the Rams, who have won two in-a-row to improve to 5-6-and-1.  The teams were 26 seconds shy of tying for the second time this season, a feat that hasn't happened since 1963.  The Rams travel to Buffalo to
face the Bills next week.

>>Seahawks Sink Bears In OT

(Chicago, IL)  --  Russell Wilson found Sidney Rice for a 13-yard score out to lift the Seahawks over the Bears
23-17 in overtime.  Bears kicker Robbie Gould hit a 46-yard field goal as time
expired to send the game to OT.  Jay Cutler tossed for 233 yards and two
touchdowns for Chicago, which dropped to 8-and-4.  Brandon Marshall hauled in 10
balls for 165 yards.  The Bears face the Vikings in Minnesota next week.

>>Former SLU Head Coach Rick Majerus Dies

(Undated)  --  Former Saint Louis basketball coach Rick Majerus [[ muh-JAIR-uss ]] died Saturday.  The
Wisconsin native started his head coaching career at Marquette in 1983 before
heading to the NBA as an assistant with the Milwaukee Bucks.  Majerus coached at
Saint Louis starting in 2007 and led the Billikens to the NCAA Tournament last
season.  Majerus was forced to take a leave from coaching due to health
issues.  SLU announced in mid-November that Majerus would not return due to his
health problems.  Majerus was 64-years-old.

>>Illini In Action Tomorrow

(Champaign, IL)  --  Illinois basketball takes the court tomorrow against Western Carolina.  The 22nd-ranked Illini ripped off their eighth straight win to start the season last week by
beating Georgia Tech.  Later this week, Illinois travels west to face Gonzaga.

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