TUESDAY, DEC. 29, 2015

Four corners: Eastern Washington

Coming up: Thursday at Northern Colorado, 4:05 p.m. Saturday at North Dakota, 12:05 p.m. Outlook: After a solid nonconference performance, the Eagles (6-6) begin defense of their Big Sky Conference title with two more road games. Eastern has received a ...

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MONDAY, DEC. 28, 2015

Area Sports Menu for Tuesday, December 29

BasketballCollege men: D3hoops.com Classic at Las Vegas: Whitworth vs. Calvin, 8 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Invitational: North Idaho vs. Blue Mountain or Miles City, 3:30 or 7:30 p.m. College women: Pac-12 Conference: Washington at Washington State, 8 p.m. Music City Classic ...

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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron, right, sits on the turf after fumbling the football during overtime of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos on Monday in Denver. The Broncos recovered the fumble for the 20-17 win in overtime. (Jack Dempsey / Fr42408 Ap)

Ware lifts Broncos past Bengals 20-17 in overtime

DENVER – DeMarcus Ware beat AJ McCarron to a fumbled snap in overtime, sending the Denver Broncos into the playoffs with a 20-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night. Ware’s recovery followed a 37-yard field goal by Brandon ...

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On the air

Tuesday’s TV highlightsBasketball, college men 10 a.m.: Tulane at Memphis ... ESPNU Noon: Temple at Cincinnati ... ESPN2 Noon: Texas Southern at Baylor ... ESPNU 2 p.m.: SMU at Tulsa ... ESPN2 2 p.m.: Liberty at Notre Dame ... ESPNU ...

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Armed Forces Bowl Preview Capsule

Air Force (8-5, Mountain West) vs. California (7-5, Pac-12), 2 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: California by 7. Series Record: California leads 6-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE A rematch of the 2007 Armed Forces Bowl, which Cal won 42-36. The Bears, in ...

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Russell Athletic Bowl Capsule

No. 10 North Carolina (11-2) vs. No. 18 Baylor (9-3), Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Line: North Carolina by 3 Series Record: First meeting WHAT’S AT STAKE After claiming the Athletic Coast Conference Coastal Division title, the Tar Heels are looking ...

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Texas Bowl Preview Capsule

No. 22 LSU (8-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 9 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: LSU by 7. Series Record: LSU leads 2-0. WHAT’S AT STAKETexas Tech look to extend its bowl winning streak to five games and get its first win ...

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Arizona Bowl Preview Capsule

Nevada (6-6, Mountain West) vs. Colorado State (7-5, Mountain West), 5:30 p.m. MST, American Sports Network. Line: Colorado State by 3. Series Record: Colorado State leads 11-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE The inaugural Arizona Bowl is the first non-playoff bowl to ...

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No. 2 Whitworth faces perennial powers in Las Vegas

The No. 2 Whitworth Pirates are gambling that a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas will help prepare them for another late-season run. The Pirates (9-0, 2-0 Northwest Conference) play Tuesday at 8 p.m. against Calvin College (4-5), which has made ...

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Aroldis Chapman will be wearing the pinstripes next season. The New York Yankees bolstered an already dominant bullpen Monday, acquiring hard-throwing All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor leaguers.

Yankees get Aroldis Chapman from Reds for 4 minor leaguers

The New York Yankees bolstered an already dominant bullpen Monday, acquiring hard-throwing All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor leaguers. Chapman became available after the Reds’ deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers fell through during baseball’s ...

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