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Texas Tech beats Missouri State 80-68

Devaugntah Williams scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to an 80-68 home win Saturday night against Missouri State.

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Mizzou Tennessee

No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

Quarterback Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and running back Marcus Murphy ran for two scores as Missouri maintained control of the SEC East race.

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Saturday Evening Forecast A Mild and Wet Sunday

Saturday Evening Forecast: A Mild and Wet Sunday

Our weekend started mild and wet and it will end that way too...before another shot of colder air moves in beginning Sunday night into next week.

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Airport reviewing procedures after mistake disrupts operations

Blood pressure monitor and jar of peanut butter triggered TSA equipment.

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Slideshow: No. 8 Ole Miss vs. Arkansas in a downpour in Fayetteville

Arkansas celebrated Senior Day against No. 8 Ole Miss in Fayetteville Saturday.  The two SEC foes battled in a driving rain storm.

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Crosslines basket

Crosslines distributes holiday meals to local families

Crosslines estimates need is 15 percent greater than last year. 

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Ferguson grand jury

Ferguson announcement does not appear imminent

Panel will not meet again until Monday. 

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Officials look at security at Arkansas Capitol

Some lawmakers have questioned whether current safeguards are adequate.

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cattle

Heavy rains may hike Arkansas winter cattle costs

Heavy rains made hay less nutritious for cows in north central Arkansas.

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Rams Chargers

Rams look to shock slumping Chargers in San Diego

Rams look to build on momentum from last week's win over Denver.

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Local lawmaker aims to block pay raises

Rep. Eric Burlison, (R) Springfield, will introduce bill to block raises for elected officials.

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Arkansas Ole Miss

Arkansas looks for second straight SEC win; hosts #8 Ole Miss

Arkansas could clinch bowl berth with win Saturday.

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Springfield City Hall

Longtime employee promoted to Director of Planning and Development

Mary Lilly Smith has worked for the City of Springfield for 32 years.

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Immigration action

Thousands in Arkansas to benefit from Obama immigration order

Group estimates at least 14,000 Arkansas immigrants could benefit from Obama executive action

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Springfield woman wins $50,000 from Scratchers ticket

Springfield woman wins $50,000 from Missouri Scratchers ticket; plans to buy truck with money

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Pictures: Republic Christmas Parade

Hundreds gathered for the annual community celebration on Main Street.

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Suspicious device in airline luggage was not a bomb

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Friday, TSA screening equipment detected a suspicious item in a piece of luggage at Springfield Branson National Airport.

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Families mourn as police investigate deadly shootings

Families are mourning the loss of their loved ones as Springfield police continue investigating two fatal shootings that happened over the last week. A total of five people were killed, and one man is recovering in the hospital after taking a bullet to the chest.


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Update on two deadly Springfield shootings

Update on two deadly Springfield shootings

Families are mourning the loss of their loved ones as Springfield police continue investigating two fatal shootings that happened over the last week. A total of five people were killed, and one man is recovering in the hospital after taking a bullet to the chest.

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Mild but rainy weekend

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty is tracking our rain chances for the weekend.

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Fugitive found in mobile home park in Springfield

Fugitive found in Springfield in mobile home park

People who knew Johnny Benjamin Napier say they are still in shock at the Webster mobile home park.

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We now know what it was that shut down the airport in Spring

The suspicious device that shut down the airport in Springfield Friday

The Springfield Fire Department’s bomb squad says a suspicious package flagged by the Transportation Security Administration’s screening process at the Springfield-Branson National Airport on Friday morning was not an explosive device.

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Burned trailer home where 2 died near Laquey

Fire kills 2 children, injures 5 in Pulaski County

A wood burning stove in the double-wide trailer may have caused the fire, because it appears it started in the center of the home near the stove.

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Passengers delayed after bomb scare at Springfield-Branson N

Passengers delayed after bomb scare at Springfield-Branson National Airport

KSPR's Bob Trihy shows us why passengers still say safety first when it comes to flying.

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VIDEO Weekend weather forecast - Tracking rain

VIDEO: Weekend weather forecast - Tracking rain

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the best chance for rain this weekend.

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Airport presser

One person being questioned after device found in airport luggage

Authorities can't say if device was dangerous; bomb squad took it away from the airport. 

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Health officials: People need another vaccination six months after Red Robin Hep-A scare

It's been six months since a worker at a Springfield Red Robin restaurant caught Hepatitis-a and possibly exposed thousands. KSPR's Sheena Elzie reports.

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Hep booster shots

Restaurant customers affected by Hep-A scare pegged for booster shots

Customers who ate at Red Robin should get vaccine booster shots.

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John Napier

Springfield police arrest man on FBI's Most Wanted list

Johnny Napier, who also goes by Benjamin, was at the Webster Trailer Park near Division Street at Barnes Avenue on Thursday.

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PHOTOS: McCaskill pays off World Series bet

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill served California Senator Dianne Feinstein Kansas City’s legendary Arthur Bryant’s BBQ and beer from Kansas City’s Boulevard Brewing Company to settle a wager on the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. The Royals lost the Series in seven games to the Giants. Feinstein is the former Mayor of San Francisco. (Photos:…

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Saturday Evening Forecast A Mild and Wet Sunday

Saturday Evening Forecast: A Mild and Wet Sunday

Our weekend started mild and wet and it will end that way too...before another shot of colder air moves in beginning Sunday night into next week.

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Update on two deadly Springfield shootings

Update on two deadly Springfield shootings

Families are mourning the loss of their loved ones as Springfield police continue investigating two fatal shootings that happened over the last week. A total of five people were killed, and one man is recovering in the hospital after taking a bullet to the chest.

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Raw Video: Robot removes suspicious device from Springfield-Branson National Airport

Security personnel who were screening baggage at Springfield-Branson National Airport came across an item that they believe could be an explosive device.   After the discovery by Transportation Security Administration employees around 9:30 Friday, the airport terminal was evacuated, and all incoming and outbound commercial flights were put on hold.

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We now know what it was that shut down the airport in Spring

The suspicious device that shut down the airport in Springfield Friday

The Springfield Fire Department’s bomb squad says a suspicious package flagged by the Transportation Security Administration’s screening process at the Springfield-Branson National Airport on Friday morning was not an explosive device.

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Passengers delayed after bomb scare at Springfield-Branson N

Passengers delayed after bomb scare at Springfield-Branson National Airport

KSPR's Bob Trihy shows us why passengers still say safety first when it comes to flying.

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VIDEO Weekend weather forecast - Tracking rain

VIDEO: Weekend weather forecast - Tracking rain

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the best chance for rain this weekend.

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KSPR Friday Morning Weather Rain on the way

KSPR Friday Morning Weather: Rain on the way

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater

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VIDEO Surveillance Database

VIDEO: Surveillance Database

How police are asking for help from area businesses.

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Mayor shoots dog in Walnut Grove

A Border Collie is shot by Mayor Jim Cole of Walnut Grove. A petition is now circulating to force him to resign.

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Neighbors say they still feel safe after fatal shooting

Neighbors say they still feel safe after fatal shooting

A 23-year-old is dead after a fatal shooting on North Grant Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Neighbors say it was a confrontation between a property manager and tenant that quickly turned deadly.

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Caught on Tape: High-speed chase crash leads to building collapse in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vehicle involved in a police chase slammed into a mostly abandoned building in downtown Kansas City, causing a partial collapse.

Local media reports the accident occurred Thursday morning and the female driver of the car was able to get out. The building reportedly was being used to store cars or as a parking garage and police don't believe anyone was inside.

The northwest…

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Sac-Osage paramedics

Sac-Osage paramedics

KSPR's Lauren Pozen reports on why people in one Ozarks town are now having to rush more than 30 miles away just to get to the closest hospital.

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VIDEO Thursday evening weather - Rain returning

VIDEO: Thursday evening weather - Rain returning

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the next round of rain impacting the Ozarks.

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Cheaper Gas Means More Holiday Travelers

Cheaper Gas Means More Holiday Travelers

Expect to see more people on the roads and air this holiday season thanks to cheaper gas at the pump.

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WATCH: Missouri woman finds herself trapped in drug store

It started as a trip to go buy gummy vitamins.  But a Kansas City woman had an experience she will never forget at a CVS drug store.  CNN affiliate KCTV's John Marshall reports what happened.

  

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WATCH: KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty attempts ice skate

KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty attempted to do a promotional piece on ice for the City of Springfield's "First Night" December 31st.  It took more than one take.

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Community closeup Gearing up for the Turkey Trot

Community closeup: Gearing up for the Turkey Trot

Adam Hooper and Anne-Mary McGrath explain how you can register early for the 20th annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.

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KSPR Thursday Morning Weather Nice afternoon

KSPR Thursday Morning Weather: Nice afternoon

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater

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One person dead, another injured in Springfield shooting

On Wednesday afternoon, police responded to north Springfield to a fatal shooting.

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Springfield motel shooting becomes a quadruple homicide

Springfield motel shooting becomes a quadruple homicide

Five days after the fatal shooting at the Economy Inn in northeast Springfield and the death toll has risen from three to four. But police haven’t made any arrests yet.

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6 00PM Update New information in deadly Springfield shootin

6:00PM Update: New information in deadly Springfield shooting at midtown home

City police say they detained several people as possible witnesses or suspects after two people were shot at a house at 825 N. Grant Ave., at the corner of Central Street. One man died at the scene, and the other was taken to a hospital, where police said he was in surgery just before 5 p.m.

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VIDEO Wednesday evening weather - Rain on the way

VIDEO: Wednesday evening weather - Rain on the way

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the rain chances for the weekend.

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(img1)Deadly Shooting in Springfield

WATCH: One man dead, one injured in gunfire at Springfield home; one arrested

Springfield police and emergency medical crews rushed to the area of Grant Avenue at Central Street after two people were reported to be shot shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.   An ambulance took one person to a hospital; a body covered by a sheet was visible on the porch of a home.

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econo update

KSPR's Rachel Dubrovin reports. 

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Missouri State

Texas Tech beats Missouri State 80-68

Devaugntah Williams scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to an 80-68 home win Saturday night against Missouri State.

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Mizzou Tennessee

No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

Quarterback Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and running back Marcus Murphy ran for two scores as Missouri maintained control of the SEC East race.

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Recap: Mississippi State 51, Vanderbilt 0

No. 4 Mississippi State 51, Vanderbilt 0: Dak Prescott threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and the defense pitched the program's first SEC shutout in 15 years as the Bulldogs bounced back decisively from their first loss of the ...

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Recap: Auburn 31, Samford 7

No. 17 Auburn 31, Samford 7: Cameron Artis-Payne ran for 129 yards and a touchdown in his last home game as the Tigers buried the Bulldogs on Senior night.Nick Marshall went 11-of-18 for 171 yards and a touchdown for Auburn (8-3) in a tune-...

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Recap: Missouri 29, Tennessee 21

No. 20 Missouri 29, Tennessee 21: Maty Mauk passed for 230 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a road win over the pesky Volunteers. Marcus Murphy rushed 17 times for 73 yards and two touchdowns for Missouri (9-2, 6-1 SEC), while...

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Recap: Sabres 2, Capitals 1

Sabres 2, Capitals 1: Jhonas Enroth turned aside 43 shots and Torrey Mitchell scored the game winner with 7:42 remaining as visiting Buffalo won its third straight game.Enroth was sensational for the second start in a row, stopping all 20 s...

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Recap: Richmond 34, William & Mary 20

Richmond 34, William & Mary 20: Seth Fisher rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns as the visiting Spiders took down the Griffin in a Colonial Athletic Assn. game.Michael Strauss completed 29-of-40 passes for 291 yards and two TDs for ...

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Bozak's two goals lead Leafs past Red Wings

Sabres 2, Capitals 1: Jhonas Enroth turned aside 43 shots and Torrey Mitchell scored the game winner with 7:42 remaining as visiting Buffalo won its third straight game.Enroth was sensational for the second start in a row, stopping all 20 s...

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Recap: Maple Leafs 4, Red Wings 1

Maple Leafs 4, Red Wings 1: Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals as host Toronto avenged a pair of early-season defeats to Detroit.Bozak snapped a 1-1 tie with a short-handed breakaway goal early in the the third, Leo Komarov had...

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Wizards 111, Bucks 100

MILWAUKEE -- Paul Pierce hit four 3-pointers and scored 25 points, John Wall had 19 points and Bradley Beal added 17 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half for a 111-100 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday nigh...

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Recap: Spurs 99, Nets 87

Spurs 99, Nets 87: Tony Parker scored 22 points and Kawhi Leonard added 21 and nine rebounds as San Antonio easily dispatched visiting Brooklyn.Danny Green added 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Tim Duncan grabbed 10 rebounds for the Spurs...

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Bruins have no answer for Montreal

Flyers 4, Blue Jackets 2: Defenseman Braydon Coburn collected a goal and an assist and Steve Mason made 20 saves against his former team as host Philadelphia snapped a season-high four-game losing skid.Brayden Schenn scored his fourth goal ...

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Predators 3, Panthers 2 (SO)

WASHINGTON -- With goaltender Michael Neuvirth sidelined with a lower-body injury, Buffalo Sabres coach Ted Nolan is likely to rely heavily on goaltender Jhonas Enroth over the next few games. Enroth was by far the Sabres' best player Satur...

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Recap: Wizards 111, Bucks 100

Wizards 111, Bucks 100: Paul Pierce scored a season-high 25 points and hit a few big shots in the fourth quarter as Washington knocked off host Milwaukee. John Wall had 19 points and nine assists for the Wizards, who have won five of six. ...

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Recap: Suns 106, Pacers 83

Suns 106, Pacers 83: Gerald Green came off the bench to score 18 of his 23 points in a scorching first half as visiting Phoenix stayed hot on the road.Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points and Markieff Morris added 13 for the Suns, who opened thei...

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Preview: USC Upstate at UCF

Freshman guard Adonys Henriquez is off to a fast start for UCF and has led the team to a pair of wins in the early going. The Knights will try to make it three straight to start the season by cooling off visiting South Carolina-Upstate on S...

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Enroth stops 43 shots in Sabres' win

WASHINGTON -- With goaltender Michael Neuvirth sidelined with a lower-body injury, Buffalo Sabres coach Ted Nolan is likely to rely heavily on goaltender Jhonas Enroth over the next few games. Enroth was by far the Sabres' best player Satur...

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Recap: Flyers 4, Blue Jackets 2

Flyers 4, Blue Jackets 2: Defenseman Braydon Coburn collected a goal and an assist and Steve Mason made 20 saves against his former team as host Philadelphia snapped a season-high four-game losing skid.Brayden Schenn scored his fourth goal ...

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Earthquake

2 reported dead after earthquake hits China

A magnitude-5.9 earthquake struck a remote region of southwestern China, reportedly killing at least two people and causing a stampede at a primary school.

The quake struck late Saturday afternoon in a mountainous area of Sichuan province at a depth ...

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Virginia 30, Miami 13

UCF 53, SMU 7: Dontravious Wilson ran for two early touchdowns to spark the Knights to a convincing home victory in American Athletic Conference action.Justin Holman passed for 228 yards and two touchdowns for UCF (7-3, 5-1), which moved in...

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Preview: Eastern Illinois at Cincinnati

Cincinnati aims for its 13th consecutive non-conference home victory when it hosts Eastern Illinois on Sunday in the first round of the Emerald Coast Classic. The Bearcats hope for a little easier time after holding on for a 69-61 win over ...

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Recap: UCF 53, SMU 7

UCF 53, SMU 7: Dontravious Wilson ran for two early touchdowns to spark the Knights to a convincing home victory in American Athletic Conference action.Justin Holman passed for 228 yards and two touchdowns for UCF (7-3, 5-1), which moved in...

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Rockets 95, Mavericks 92

HOUSTON -- James Harden converted a three-point play with 28.2 seconds left that lifted the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 95-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night at the Toyota Center. Harden scored through a foul on Ma...

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Spurs 99, Nets 87

HOUSTON -- James Harden converted a three-point play with 28.2 seconds left that lifted the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 95-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night at the Toyota Center. Harden scored through a foul on Ma...

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Saint Joseph's 68, Vermont 60

Forward DeAndre' Bembry had a career-high 22 points and nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's to a 68-60 victory over Vermont on Saturday night at Hagan Arena in Philadelphia. Forward Isaiah Miles had 15 points and guard Aaron Brown 13 for t...

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Recap: Middle Tennessee State 35, Florida Atlantic 34

Middle Tennessee State 35, Florida Atlantic 34: Marcus Henry caught a 12-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-goal with 19 seconds left as the host Blue Raiders rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit.Austin Grammer completed 20-of-27 f...

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Recap: Texas Tech 80, Missouri State 68

Texas Tech 80, Missouri State 68: Devaugntah Williams hit five 3-pointers on his way to 18 points off the bench to lead the Red Raiders to the win over the visiting Bears. Williams was 5-of-6 from 3-point range and scored more points than t...

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Lightning pull out of slide at home

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning entered Saturday night's game desperately needing a victory, having lost two in a row and four of their last six games. Apparently, home cooking and a sellout crowd are all they needed. Captain Steven ...

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Recap: Minnesota 69, UMBC 51

Minnesota 69, UMBC 51: Maurice Walker had 15 points as the Golden Gophers outlasted the Retrievers at home.Walker made 7-of-11 from the floor and Andre Hollins supplied 12 points and three 3-pointers for Minnesota (3-1), which has won three...

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Game roundup: Canadiens maintain mastery over Bruins

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning entered Saturday night's game desperately needing a victory, having lost two in a row and four of their last six games. Apparently, home cooking and a sellout crowd are all they needed. Captain Steven ...

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Kings 113, Timberwolves 101

Middle Tennessee State 35, Florida Atlantic 34: Marcus Henry caught a 12-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-goal with 19 seconds left as the host Blue Raiders rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit.Austin Grammer completed 20-of-27 f...

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5 things: Ferguson grand jury still silent

The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown.

But word leaked out Saturday that when the Missouri grand jury wrapped up ...

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Knicks 91, 76ers 83

CLEVELAND -- Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points off the bench and the Toronto Raptors rallied from an 18-point early deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavs 110-93 on Saturday night and win their fourth straight. Williams, a guard, scor...

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