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  • Effingham Daily News, Ill.

    Cumberland earns the No. 4 seed; Newton to face No. 1 seed Tolono (Unity) in first round of IHSA playoffs

    Oct. 24—Pairings are out for the 2021 IHSA football playoffs. Locally, Cumberland earned the No. 4 seed in the Camp Point (Central) side of the Class 1A bracket. The Pirates finished the year 8-1 and will host the No. 13 seed Mt. Sterling (Brown County). The time and date for that game were not available on Saturday. The Hornets are 5-4 on the season and have lost their last three games. A win ...

  • Reuters

    UPDATE 1-China's Evergrande resumes work on more than 10 projects

    China Evergrande Group said on Sunday it had resumed work on more than 10 projects in Shenzhen, Dongguan and other cities - a statement that comes after it appeared to avert default with a last-minute bond coupon payment last week. Evergrande, which has some $300 billion in liabilities, said in a post on its Wechat account that some projects had entered the interior decoration stage while other buildings had recently finished construction. Last week's move to pay $83.5 million in interest on a U.S. dollar bond has bought Evergrande another week to wrestle with a debt crisis looming over the world's second-biggest economy.

  • MLB.com

    Braves win NLCS | FastCast

    The Braves defeat the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS to advance to the World Series, plus Eddie Rosario wins MVP on this edition of FastCast