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Missouri guard Torrence Watson (0) goes to make a shot as he is defended by West Virginia forwards Emmitt Matthews Jr. (11) and Derek Culver (1), and guard Jermaine Haley (10), during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

No. 14 WVU beats Missouri 74-51 in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Jan. 25, 2020 4:13 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 14 West Virginia's inside dominance turned a close game into a rout and moved coach Bob Huggins another notch higher on the all-time wins list. Jermaine Haley had 15 points and nine rebounds, Miles McBride scored 15 points and No. 14 West Virginia broke open a close game with a...

Ex-Missouri fire chief convicted of sex crimes gets prison

Jan. 25, 2020 2:40 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former southwestern Missouri fire chief convicted last year of raping a young woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Larry McConnell, 70, was sentenced Friday following his November convictions on three counts of second-degree statutory sodomy and one count of...

18-year-old found shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas

Jan. 25, 2020 2:26 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — An 18-year-old man died in a shooting in Kansas City, Kansas, police there said. The shooting was reported around 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Victory Hills neighborhood, the Kansas City Star reported. Arriving officers said they found the teen dead on the front porch of a home. It...

4 firefighters injured when roof of burning home collapses

Jan. 25, 2020 2:14 PM EST

SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) — Four firefighters in southeastern Missouri are recovering from injuries they sustained when the roof of a house where they were battling a fire collapsed on them, officials said. Sikeston fire crews responded Friday evening to the house fire, Cape Girardeau television station KFVS...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019 file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller reacts before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Denver.  Miller's read on the Super Bowl is this: Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will be a handful. The Broncos Pro Bowl pass rusher knows that from first-hand experience. But he's predicting a San Francisco 49ers win.(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Miller believes in Lock, goes back to basics to sack Mahomes

Jan. 25, 2020 2:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Take the word of a Pro Bowl pass rusher who's expended a lot of energy chasing him around: Patrick Mahomes is the best QB in the business at the moment. Still, Broncos standout Von Miller will be siding with San Francisco over Kansas City in the upcoming Super Bowl. Sorry, Chiefs fans, Miller...

San Francisco 49ers offensive assistant Katie Sowers watches as players practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. The 49ers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Trailblazing 49ers assistant has roots in Chiefs Kingdom

Jan. 25, 2020 11:26 AM EST

HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — The old downtown strip, like so many in small towns across America, is quiet on a brisk January morning, just a few cars parked at one end in front of The Citizens State Bank and a few more in front of the pharmacy at the other. Around the corner is an old Texaco station, the pumps...

University of Missouri tracks student attendance with phones

Jan. 25, 2020 11:06 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is tracking all new students on campus this semester through a cellphone app to learn whether they're attending class. It's a test expansion of a program the university has used for four years to track class attendance of freshmen student athletes and...

Ottawa Senators' Brady Tkachuk, left, and his brother Calgary Flames' Matthew Tkachuk watch the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star weekend, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Tkachuk brothers share first All-Star Game in their hometown

Jan. 25, 2020 2:44 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brady Tkachuk didn’t mind cutting his vacation to the Bahamas short. Tkachuk, a 20-year-old forward for the Ottawa Senators, was planning on a couple of days of fun in the sun before going to St. Louis to watch his older brother, Matthew, represent the Calgary Flames at NHL All-Star...

United States' Hilary Knight shoots during the Skills Competition shooting stars event, part of the NHL All-Star weekend, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Women's 3-on-3, shots from stands highlight NHL skills event

Jan. 25, 2020 12:24 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hilary Knight stood among the NHL's best players and felt a little intimidated by the challenge in front of her. At the time, she was in the glare of the spotlight shooting pucks from the stands at targets on the ice as part of one of the newest events at the All-Star Skills Competition....

Royals star Pérez becomes US Citizen at team's fan event

Jan. 24, 2020 7:21 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Already a World Series MVP, six-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove catcher, Salvador Pérez became something else when he stepped onto the main stage at the Kansas City Royals' annual FanFest: a U.S. citizen. Pérez took his oath of citizenship on Friday, the completion...