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Harris propels Morehead State past SE Missouri State

Jan. 17, 2019 10:21 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lamontray Harris finished with 19 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots and Morehead State held off Southeast Missouri State 73-69 on Thursday night. Harris knocked down 7 of 11 shots, including all three of his 3-point tries, for the Eagles (6-12, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference)....

Toddler with fentanyl, cocaine in system revived at hospital

Jan. 17, 2019 6:29 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been charged with child endangerment after his 14-month-old son arrived unresponsive at a hospital with fentanyl and cocaine in his system and was resuscitated with a treatment used after drug overdoses. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 38-year-old Gayron Sloan was charged...

St. Louis TV newscaster apologizes for accidental slur

Jan. 17, 2019 3:59 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis newscaster has apologized for what he called an unintentional racial slur while referencing Martin Luther King Jr., nearly two weeks after the same phrase cost another broadcaster his job . KTVI-TV's Kevin Steincross said during Thursday's 5 a.m. broadcast that an upcoming...

Chiefs aim to end 49-year Super Bowl drought Sunday vs Pats

Jan. 17, 2019 3:43 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The even-keeled executive with the crisp suit and winning smile stood inside the mostly empty Kansas City Chiefs locker room, his team having just won a home playoff game for the first time in 25 years. He talked about how much it meant to their long-suffering fans. Spoke glowingly...

Missouri hires former Tech DC David Gibbs, promotes McGee

Jan. 17, 2019 3:22 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has hired former Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs as an assistant coach. Gibbs spent the last four seasons in Lubbock and the Red Raiders in 2017 led the Big 12 and ranked sixth nationally with 29 forced turnovers. From 2013-17, Gibbs' defenses at Tech and Houston...

Patriots-Chiefs Preview Capsule

Jan. 17, 2019 10:44 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — NEW ENGLAND (12-5) at KANSAS CITY (13-4) Sunday, 6:40 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New England 10-7, Kansas City 10-6-1 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 18-15-3 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Chiefs 43-40, Oct. 14, 2018 LAST WEEK...

American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US

Jan. 17, 2019 3:34 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was being held in a prison, apparently as a material witness. Marzieh Hashemi, who worked for the network's...

Johnson scores 14 as Tide rolls over Missouri 70-60

Jan. 17, 2019 12:27 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After losing on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in its second consecutive defeat on Saturday, Alabama needed a pick-me-up performance against Missouri. Who better to turn morale around than the coach's son? Avery Johnson Jr. scored 14 points to lead Alabama to a 70-60 road victory over...

Evansville pulls away late to beat Missouri State 70-64

Jan. 16, 2019 10:31 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — K.J. Riley scored 16 points and Evan Kuhlman hit a key 3-pointer late to help Evansville beat Missouri State 70-64 on Wednesday night. Evansville (9-9, 3-2 Missouri Valley Conference) has won eight of the last 10 against Missouri State (8-10, 2-3). John Hall made a 3-pointer and...

Government shutdown may upend State of the Union speech

Jan. 16, 2019 7:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate...