Joe Deacon

Assistant Sports Editor

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Assistant Sports Editor for The Pantagraph.

5 years ago (2013): Illinois Wesleyan senior Tara Clemens, a Bloomington High School graduate, won the 800-meter and mile runs to earn Women’s…

QUESTION: What star quarterback set the single-game passing record in the short-lived USFL on this date in 1985?

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Joe Deacon

David Holt said the Thunder would like a "seat at the table;" Dr. Khokhar did not make that statement. Khokhar said he would like to see a temporary extension with CIAM to get through the football season.

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Thank you. We are making the correction and we apologize for the error.

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Joe Deacon commented on Collins: Make best of 'unfair' life

Allstate, Doug Collins wasn't saying his whole life was unfair - he acknowledged how fortunate he's been to have a 43-year association with the NBA. His point - and message to the kids -was that every life has unfair moments and the goal is to work through them to make the best of them.

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Joe Deacon commented on Pantagraph Prep Preview: Week 2

Walt - we have a large coverage area that extends well beyond the Intercity, a total of 28 high school football teams. We cannot possibly mention every game, every week - including every Intercity game. We're not slighting BHS; it just didn't make the cut for mention in our video this week. …

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The BHS story hasn't been published yet. It will be added on Wednesday.

Joe Deacon

Yes, of course. We do what we can to cover all the high school football teams in our coverage area. Watch for our Football Fever preview pages when they come out in the final week of August ahead of opening night on Aug. 30.