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Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

Updated Jan 24, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.

Posted Jan 23, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:56 AM

The Linn County R-1 basketball teams returned to Purdin last night for a pair of home games in the Tri-County Conference. The Mustangs and Lady Mustangs welcomed Novinger to the Eldon Tietsort Gymnasium.

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 10:35 AM

The Marceline High School basketball teams held their annual CourtMat ceremonies as a part of their home basketball games on Friday night at Tiger Fieldhouse. The teams welcomed Lewis and Clark Conference rivals Westran for the celebration, where...

Updated Jan 18, 2015 at 8:59 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is heading to his sixth Super Bowl after leading the Patriots to a 45-7 beat down of the Indianapolis Colts.

Updated Jan 18, 2015 at 5:51 PM

After the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers 28-22 in the NFC Championship game leading to their second straight Super Bowl appearance, the post game press conference was filled with the number 12.

Posted Jan 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Davante Adams and Jermaine Kearse had their best games to help their teams reach the NFC championship game. Trent Richardson and Jonas Gray watched in street clothes while their teams advanced to the AFC title game.

Updated Jan 16, 2015 at 9:07 AM

The Marceline High School wrestling team hosted Trenton last night at Tiger Fieldhouse for their final home meet of the season. The Tigers honored their three seniors, and then paid recognition to one of their own for a career milestone.

Updated Jan 14, 2015 at 9:34 AM

The two local wrestling powerhouses in Linn County met last night in what is usually a dual meet. This year, however, the team from Lexington was added to make the rivalry meet a tri-meet at Brookfield. Both teams would sweep Lexington before...

Updated Jan 12, 2015 at 12:02 PM

The Marceline Tiger Hoops Classic wrapped up over the weekend with all six local teams getting a chance to play for a trophy at the annual event. The Championships both went to local teams, with one other team winning a trophy in Consolation.

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