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Top-seeded Eagles host 49ers in NFC championship game

Jan. 26, 2023 13:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (15-4) at PHILADELPHIA (15-3) Sunday, 3 p.m., FOX FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 2 1/2 SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 19-14-1. LAST MEETING: 49ers defeated the Eagles 17-11 on Sept. 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. ...

Texas women unranked but on a tear to top of Big 12

Jan. 26, 2023 13:35 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns' quick fall from preseason No. 3 all the way to unranked was one of the biggest disappearing acts of the women's college basketball season. They're still unranked, but it's easy to find them now. Just look at the top of the Big 12 standings....

Gason, Texas women rout No. 14 Oklahoma 78-58

Jan. 26, 2023 00:56 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — DeYona Gaston scored 19 poi nts and Texas routed No. 14 Oklahoma 78-58 on Wednesday night as the Sooners went 1-for-17 shooting in the third quarter and missed 17 straight shots in the second half. Taylor Jones scored 16 points and Shaylee Gonzales 12 with...

Joens has double-double, No. 18 Iowa St women rout TCU 75-35

Jan. 25, 2023 21:34 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Ashley Joens scored 19 points and g rabbed 14 rebounds for her third straight double-double and No. 18 Iowa State coasted to a 75-35 win over TCU on Wednesday night. Denae Fritz and Morgan Kane both added 13 points and Lexi Donarski had 10 for the Cyclones...

Dems vote to give states more time on new primary calendar

Jan. 25, 2023 21:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic National Committee panel voted Wednesday to give New Hampshire and Georgia more time to make changes that would allow both to be part of a revamped group of five states leading off the party's presidential primary starting next year. But even as they...

Self assessment: Skidding No. 9 Kansas has little margin

Jan. 25, 2023 18:03 PM EST

Bill Self hasn’t had to go through many stretches like this in his 20 seasons at Kansas. Yet the coach hasn't seemed angry or even all that discouraged during a rare three-game losing streak. Self knows this isn’t the same Jayhawks team that won the national championship last...

Police chief calls Iowa school shooting 'sad and pointless'

Jan. 25, 2023 17:36 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A shooting at a Des Moines educational program that left two students dead and the organization's founder injured should be understood as “tragic, sad and pointless," the city's police chief said Wednesday. The shooting Monday at the Starts Right Here...

Iowa man who killed stepson, abused wife dies in prison

Jan. 25, 2023 16:45 PM EST

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who was sentenced to life in prison last year for killing his stepson has died, corrections department officials said.' Thomas Knapp, 84, died Thursday of natural causes after a chronic illness while in hospice at the Iowa Medical and Classification...

Iowa man convicted on 3 counts for killing parents, sister

Jan. 25, 2023 12:49 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A jury convicted an Iowa college student Wednesday of three counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his parents and younger sister in their home. Alexander Jackson, 22, was found guilty in the deaths of Jan Jackson, 61; Melissa Jackson, 68;...

No. 12 Iowa State holds on to beat No. 5 Kansas State 80-76

Jan. 25, 2023 00:24 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jaren Holmes matched his season high with 23 points as No. 12 Iowa State held on to beat No. 5 Kansas State 80-76 on Tuesday night. The Cyclones (15-4, 6-2 Big 12) moved into a three-way tie atop the conference standings with the Wildcats and Texas. ...