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Tennessee forward John Fulkerson (10) dribbles past Florida center Jason Jitoboh (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19. 2021, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

No. 6 Tennessee looks to rebound against No. 19 Missouri

Jan. 22, 2021 4:00 AM EST

A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 6 Tennessee (10-2, 4-2 SEC) tries to rebound from a humbling loss with a visit to 19th-ranked Missouri in a matchup of two of the league's three ranked teams. The Volunteers fell 75-49 to a short-handed Florida team while...

Broome carries Morehead St. past SE Missouri 76-65

Jan. 21, 2021 10:32 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Johni Broome recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds to carry Morehead State to a 76-65 win over Southeast Missouri on Thursday night. Devon Cooper had 17 points for Morehead State (10-6, 7-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its sixth straight win. Ta’lon Cooper added 15 points....

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks shouts during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Wilks is returning to coaching as the defensive coordinator at Missouri. Wilks, who was hired by Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz on Thursday, Jan, 21, 2021, took last year off after spending the previous 14 seasons in the NFL.  (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Ex-Cardinals coach Wilks new defensive coordinator at Mizzou

Jan. 21, 2021 7:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Steve Wilks is returning to coaching as the defensive coordinator at Missouri. Wilks, who was hired by Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz on Thursday, took last year off after spending the previous 14 seasons in the NFL. The stint was highlighted by a year as the head coach of the Arizona...

Pam Johnson, former Arizona Republic executive editor, dies

Jan. 21, 2021 6:34 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Pam Johnson, a former executive editor of Arizona’s largest newspaper, has died. She was 74. The Arizona Republic reported Thursday that Johnson died Jan. 20 in Overland Park, Kansas after a lengthy battle with dementia. Johnson led the Republic’s newsroom and that of the...

Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski, left, talks with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid after an NFL divisional round football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. The Chiefs won 22-17. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs' Reid, Bills' McDermott to match wits for AFC title

Jan. 21, 2021 5:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ten years after firing Sean McDermott as his defensive coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid will stare across the field inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday and see his protégé trying to spoil his hopes of a Super Bowl repeat. Funny thing: Even after firing him,...

The Missouri House Lounge is cordoned off on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. The room, which is a popular tourist site because of its ornate paintings, has been closed to regular tours due to COVID-19 concerns. The House canceled its session this week after a coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)

Virus test clinic planned at Missouri Capitol after outbreak

Jan. 21, 2021 5:52 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri legislative leaders said Thursday that they are planning to open a rapid COVID-19 testing clinic inside the Capitol building, after the annual session began with an outbreak of the disease. The clinic, led by a nurse, would be open to lawmakers, staff and others who...

Man charged with fatal shooting in front of 4-year-old son

Jan. 21, 2021 3:59 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man who police said shot a St. Louis man in front of the victim's 4-year-old son was being held Thursday on $1 million cash bail. Eric L. Carless, 28, of north St. Louis County, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in the Nov. 1 death Steven Strong-Patterson, county police...

2 suspects in custody after shots fired at Columbia police

Jan. 21, 2021 3:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two people were in custody and a third was being sought after shots were fired toward police officers during a chase early Thursday in downtown Columbia. The confrontation began when an officer investigated a car that was stopped in the street with no lights on, police said in a news...

St. Louis County police dispatcher accused of slur is out

Jan. 21, 2021 2:24 PM EST

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County police dispatcher is no longer with the department, less than two weeks after using a racial slur over a police radio, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Thursday. The dispatcher, whose name has not been released, was recorded Jan. 9 saying an expletive and then...

Negro Leagues roots: Kansas City T-Bones renamed Monarchs

Jan. 21, 2021 1:01 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City T-Bones of the independent American Association are being renamed the Kansas City Monarchs after the team that played in the Negro Leagues. The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum signed a licensing agreement with Mark Brandmeyer’s MaxFun Entertainment, owner of the...