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NFL investigating laser pointed at Brady in AFC title game

Jan. 22, 2019 2:46 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — NFL security is investigating whether a fan attempted to shine a laser into the face of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during their AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Local television stations posted footage Tuesday that showed a green light...

No. 19 South Carolina women handle No. 25 Missouri 79-65

Jan. 21, 2019 9:52 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tyasha Harris and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan scored 16 points apiece on Monday night and No. 19 South Carolina defeated No. 25 Missouri 79-65 in a game that started with both teams gathering at midcourt to defuse any lingering tension from a testy game last season. A minor scuffle broke...

LaDue scores go-ahead goal, Kings rally to beat Blues 4-3

Jan. 21, 2019 8:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are going into their 11-day break with a bit of momentum. The Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday and are 3-1-1 in their last five games. Quick stopped 33 shots to earn his 302nd NHL victory, which is fourth-best...

NAACP wants newscaster fired after Martin Luther King slur

Jan. 21, 2019 7:21 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NAACP wants a St. Louis-area TV station to fire a newscaster for what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr. KTVI newscaster Kevin Steincross was discussing a tribute to the black civil rights leader on Jan. 17, when he referred to King as...

Molina rehabs from knee surgery, plans to play in mid-March

Jan. 21, 2019 6:12 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina plans to begin playing spring training games in mid-March as he recovers from recent knee surgery. The longtime star had a minor cleanup procedure on his left knee last month. "Right now, I'm probably 50 percent with my knee," Molina said Monday at the...

Bummed out Chiefs head into offseason full of optimism

Jan. 21, 2019 3:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs came within a heartbeat of returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in 49 years, taking the greatest dynasty in NFL history to overtime in the AFC title game. Instead, they are stuck with more heartache for an entire offseason. Yet with All-Pro...

The Latest: Mahomes sets up FG, Chiefs-Patriots going to OT

Jan. 21, 2019 3:14 PM EST

The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 10 p.m. The Patriots and Chiefs are headed to overtime in the AFC championship game after a frantic fourth quarter in which New England scored a pair of touchdowns and Kansas City scored three of them. Harrison Butker added a 39-yard field goal with...

Column: Officiating helps determine Super Bowl teams

Jan. 21, 2019 11:39 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last thing the NFL would ever want is for an officiating mistake to decide the Super Bowl. On Sunday, the league might have made enough errors to determine both teams that will play in the championship game in two weeks. The most egregious gaffe came in the NFC title game in New...

After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persist

Jan. 21, 2019 7:43 AM EST

Locked up for life at 15, Norman Brown remains defined by the crime that put him behind bars. Twenty-seven years ago, Brown joined a neighbor more than twice his age to rob a jewelry shop in Chesterfield, Missouri, and the man shot the owner to death. The shooter was executed. But state officials, bound by a 2016...

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

Jan. 21, 2019 7:25 AM EST

It began in 2002, back when the Rams were in St. Louis and the Patriots were a plucky underdog standing in the way of a potential dynasty. So much has changed. This hasn't: Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. The duo, every bit as formidable now as when they won that first title, face the Rams, now back in Los Angeles,...