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TOTW: Snider Football

We are proud to honor the Snider football team as your Orthopedic Hospital and Fort Wayne Orthopedics Team of the Week.

Indiana head coach Tom Crean shouts to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in the first round of the Maui Invitational, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Indiana Upset By Wake Forest In Maui

Tom Crean didn’t care what the box score said, his 13th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers didn’t play 40 minutes against Wake Forest.

Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Clausen Waived By Bears

Clausen made two starts and appeared in six games over the past two seasons for Chicago.

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11/23 Inside The Zone – State Finals Preview

Snider and Bishop Dwenger will both play for a state championship this week and The News-Sentinel prep writer Justin Kenny and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini preview the 5A and 4A state title games in this week’s edition of “Inside The Zone.”

Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld acknowledges fans as he walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

IU’s Sudfeld, Oakes Honored By Big Ten

Indiana senior quarterback Nate Sudfeld was named Offensive Player of the Week and redshirt sophomore kicker Griffin Oakes was recognized as co-Special Teams Player of the Week, the Big Ten announced Monday.

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Martin Heading Back To Komets

The Komets announced Monday that goaltender Spencer Martin is headed back to Fort Wayne and netminder Adam Morrison has been traded to Reading for cash.

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No. 4 Saint Francis Welcomes No. 5 Montana Tech For NAIA Quarterfinals

Nothing better than being home for the holidays. That’s the situation for fourth-ranked University of Saint Francis this coming weekend when the Cougars play host to the fifth-ranked Montana Tech Orediggers on Sat., Nov. 28, at noon at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium/Kevin Donley Field.

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Komets Blanked By Brampton

The Fort Wayne Komets fell to the Brampton Beast 2-0 in a penalty-filled affair at the Powerade Centre on Sunday afternoon.

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Energy Hand Mad Ants First Loss

The Iowa Energy (4-0) won 88-77 over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (3-1) Sunday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena.

Jeff Gordon, right, congratulates Kyle Busch after Busch won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race and the season title, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/David  Graham)

Kyle Busch Wins First Sprint Cup Title; Gordon’s Career Comes To End

Busch won his first career Sprint Cup title Sunday night, nine months after he crashed into a concrete wall the day before the Daytona 500 and broke his right leg and left foot in a wreck that forced NASCAR to make immediate safety improvements at almost all of the circuits.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) and Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis discuss a call during the first half of an NFL  football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Eifert’s Two Touchdowns Not Enough For Bengals

Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 32-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining and the Arizona Cardinals escaped with a wild 34-31 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night.

Chicago Bears nose tackle Bruce Gaston (76) celebrates after sacking Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Bears Beat By Broncos Backup

Osweiler threw for two touchdowns filling in for the injured Manning, and the Denver Broncos stopped Jeremy Langford on a 2-point conversion run in the final minute to beat the Chicago Bears 17-15.

Jeff Gordon (24) prepares to get into his car before qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Jeff Gordon chases 5th championship before retirement

In this winner-take-all format, Gordon simply has to finish higher than reigning champion Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. to capture the fifth title that has eluded him for 14 years.