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>>Illini Face Auburn In Chicago

(Chicago, IL)  -- The Illini battle the Auburn Tigers at the United Center tomorrow afternoon.  Illinois is
coming off its first loss of the season, an 82-73 setback to rival Missouri. 
Illinois is 12-and-1 and the Tigers are 5-and-6 overall. You can hear that game on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM on Saturday.

>>Seahawks Host Rams Aiming For Perfect Home Record

(Seattle, WA)  -- The playoff-bound Seattle Seahawks look to finish off a perfect regular
season at home as they host the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. 
St. Louis is trying to finish above .500 for the first time since 2003.  The
Rams are 7-7-and-1 on the season, including a 19-13 home victory over Seattle in
Week Four.

>>Bears Battle Lions Clinging To Playoff Hopes

(Detroit, IL)  --  The Chicago Bears battle the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field clinging to
their playoff hopes.  After a second-half collapse, the Bears find themselves on
the outside looking in.  They need a win and a Minnesota loss to Green Bay to
earn a trip to the NFC playoffs.  After starting the season 7-and-1, the Bears
dropped five of their next six games.

>>Hall Of Famer Fisk Pleads Guilty To DUI

(Joliet, IL)  --  Former major league catcher and Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty to a
misdemeanor DUI charge on Thursday.  He was found in a New Lenox farm field on
October 22nd passed out behind the wheel with an open bottle of vodka in his
truck.  According to the "Chicago Tribune," Fisk was also under the influence of
prescription drugs.  The 65-year-old spent 24 seasons in the big leagues,
amassing a .269 average with 376 home runs and 1,330 RBI with the White Sox and
Red Sox.

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