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Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Baylor jumps Zags to give AP poll record-tying seventh No. 1

Jan. 20, 2020 2:23 PM EST

Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week. That doesn't mean they didn't move around, too. The Bears (15-1) leaped over the Bulldogs and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, using wins over Iowa State and...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Kansas City Chiefs after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Jan. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 26, Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's annual all-star game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, with Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, Minnesota running back Dalvin Cook and Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald among the...

4.5 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Kansas

Jan. 19, 2020 10:08 PM EST

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A small earthquake was reported in southern Kansas on Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck about 2 miles (3 kilometers) southwest of Hutchinson shortly after 1 p.m. The service had initially reported that it was a magnitude 4.4 earthquake, but...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates a touchdown pass with Eric Fisher (72) and Mitchell Schwartz (71) during the second half of the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Mahomes' feet, arm lift Chiefs to Super Bowl over Titans

Jan. 19, 2020 9:47 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl since 1970. Oh sure, Mahomes did his usual superb job passing, but it was his 27-yard tap dance down the left sideline late in the first half that gave the...

San Francisco 49ers roll past Green Bay Packers 37-20 to reach franchise's 7th Super Bowl, will face Kansas City Chiefs

Jan. 19, 2020 9:45 PM EST
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers roll past Green Bay Packers 37-20 to reach franchise's 7th Super Bowl, will face Kansas City Chiefs.

White helps Houston beat No. 16 Wichita State 65-54

Jan. 18, 2020 7:15 PM EST

WICHITA. Kan. (AP) — It was the type of validating victory that made Houston coach Kelvin Sampson get a bit reflective. After the Cougars emphatically took down No. 16 Wichita State 65-54 on Saturday, beating a ranked team in a very difficult environment, Sampson thought back to this season’s...

Kansas State's DaJuan Gordon (3) celebrates a basket as he walks down the court with West Virginia's Oscar Tshiebwe (34) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas State won 84-68 (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Diarra, Gordon lift Kansas State over No. 12 West Virginia

Jan. 18, 2020 6:23 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State needed career highs from Cartier Diarra and Dajuan Gordon to knock off No. 12 West Virginia. Diarra tied a career high 25 points, Gordon scored a career high 15, including 13 in the first half, and Xavier Sneed had 16, moving into the top 15 in school history in scoring...

A blizzard packing winds of 50 mph or more reduced visibility to near zero at the intersections of Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 in Fargo, N.D., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Interstate 94 was shut down from Fargo to Bismarck, N.D., and Interstate 29 was closed from Grand Forks, N.D., to Sioux Falls, S.D. No travel was advised on secondary roads in states within the blizzard warning, which included parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. (Jim Monk/KFGO Radio, Fargo via AP)

Winter storm brings heavy snow, ice to Midwest, Northeast

Jan. 18, 2020 6:00 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm that brought snow and sleet to the Midwest and Plains created travel headaches Saturday after airlines canceled flights and officials shut down major roads. The storm system began moving through the Plains and Midwest on Friday, leading to trouble at airports in Chicago and...

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) brings the ball up court against Texas guard Matt Coleman III (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Dotson and Azubuike lead No. 6 Kansas over Texas 66-57

Jan. 18, 2020 5:50 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Devon Dotson's left hip looks fine. And that's good news for No. 6 Kansas. Dotson returned to the lineup after sitting out a game with a hip pointer injury and gave the Jayhawks a big late 3-pointer and free throws down the stretch to lead Kansas over Texas 66-57 on Saturday. Dotson...

Jorge Hernandez, of Milwaukee, tries to cover his face from the cold while walking along West Kilbourn Avenue in Milwaukee, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. While snow is expected Friday, breezy and cold conditions return on Sunday and Monday, with wind chills of minus 10 to minus 15 Fahrenheit across the region, according to the National Weather Service office in Sullivan. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

Jan. 17, 2020 11:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration halted all flights in and out of Chicago's O'Hare Airport for hours Friday night due to a sprawling winter storm, which forced the closure of schools, universities and government offices as it moved across large sections of the Midwest. The FAA lifted the...