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Lehtera, Elliott lead Blues past Wild 4-1

Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night.

Saturday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Feb. 6, 2016

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again.

Saturday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Feb. 6, 2016

NBA ROUNDUP: Damian Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead early and rolled to an easy 96-79 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday.

Kindred-spirit QBs Favre, Stabler voted into Hall of Fame

Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award. Offensive Player of the Year, too. And his coach, Ron Rivera, owns a second NFL honor as well.

Chiefs CB Peters wins top defensive rookie award

Kansas City's Marcus Peters is the first cornerback in 17 years to win The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award.

KC safety Berry recovers from lymphoma, wins comeback award

Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma, then returned to the Chiefs to become an All-Pro, has won The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.

Rams RB Gurley wins top offensive rookie award

St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley, who came off knee surgery in college to rush for 1,106 yards, has won The Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

Saturday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Feb. 6, 2016

NHL ROUNDUP: T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin scored in the shootout, and the Washington Capitals tied the game late and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday.

Saturday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Feb. 6, 2016

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points as top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina.

MLS commissioner taking hard look at St. Louis

St. Louis may be losing football, but Major League Soccer could be on the horizon.

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Alabama's Norris leads Tide past Missouri 80-71

Riley Norris made three 3-pointers and scored 18 points to help Alabama beat Missouri 80-71 on Saturday.

Missouri looks to halt 7-game skid at Alabama

The Missouri men’s basketball team has lost seven straight games, none more painful than the last. The attempt to end that streak gets tougher today, as the Tigers (8-14) get Alabama (12-9, 3-6) away from home, where all eight of Missouri’s wins have come.

Not slowed by coaching change, Missouri attacks recruiting

Recruiting as a geographic outlier in the college football’s top recruiting conference presents enough challenges as it is. But the Missouri football team had to account for another challenge when recruiting its 2016 class: the departure of Gary Pinkel, the program’s all-time winningest coach.

Blair Oaks splits wrestling tri-dual with Whitfield, Vianney

The Blair Oaks wrestling team picked up a win and a loss Friday in a tri-dual at Whitfield.

Boys Basketball: South Callaway 70, Tuscumbia 53

Dylan Lepper’s five 3-pointers led South Callaway to a 70-53 win against Tuscumbia on Thursday.

Girls Basketball: Jamestown 68, Bunceton 41

The Jamestown Lady Eagles celebrated Homecoming on Friday with a 68-41 defeat of Bunceton.

Boys Basketball: New Bloomfield 72, Eugene 56

New Bloomfield spoiled Eugene’s Homecoming on Friday with a 72-56 defeat of the Eagles.

Boys Basketball: Chamois 59, St. Elizabeth 32

Aaron Brandt matched St. Elizabeth point for point Friday as his Chamois Pirates defeated the Hornets 59-32.

Boys Basketball: Jamestown 56, Bunceton 29

Jamestown topped Bunceton 56-29 on Friday in the Eagles’ Homecoming game.