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    Derrick Rose is second to none at first glance

    RICK TELANDER: All eyes were on Derrick. Yes, there was Spike Lee decked out like an orange tree. And the Blue Man Group hammered away during the intros. And the wristbands worn by the entire Madison Square Garden crowd flashed synchronized blue, white, and orange lights. But Rose was the color. The name. The fascination.

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    Vernon Hills preparing for life after NSC split


    Vernon Hills’ athletic teams will play familiar North Suburban Conference opponents during the 2014-15 school year. Who the Cougars play after that is anybody’s guess. read more...

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