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Blair Oaks boys basketball beats Eldon 65-43

After a lackluster first half filled with missed shots and turnovers, it didn’t take a genius to figure out the Blair Oaks Falcons and Eldon Mustangs might try to shake things up in the second half.

Broncos revel in parade amid questions about Manning, Miller

DENVER — It took John Elway 15 years to experience a parade as a quarterback. As an executive, only five.

Spence sparks Jays to win against Kewpies

Rhylin Spence had just six points Tuesday, but he scored them at the right time.

Mississippi football cited in 13 of 28 violations

Mississippi’s football program was cited by the NCAA in nearly half of the 28 rules violations levied against the school in the Notice of Allegations the university recently received, said a person with knowledge of the investigation.

Washington may see most players foul out

Along with a renewed excitement around the surprising success this season for Washington has come a soundtrack.

Pitino still hasn’t had NCAA interview about sex scandal

Coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday morning he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about an escort’s book allegations that a former Louisville staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team’s dormitory.

Girls Basketball: Jamestown 63, St. Paul Lutheran 35

Four Jamestown players scored in double figures Tuesday in a 63-35 win against St. Paul Lutheran: Concordia.

Boys Basketball: Tuscumbia 49, St. Elizabeth 46

The Tuscumbia Lions captured a 49-46 decision Tuesday night in a back-and-forth contest with the St. Elizabeth Hornets.

Boys Basketball: Fatima 79, Eugene 58

Nolan Huot scored 26 points to power Fatima to a 79-58 win against Eugene on Tuesday.

Helias girls basketball downs St. Joseph’s Academy

Up by four points heading into the fourth quarter, the Helias Lady Crusaders needed to concentrate on two things with eight minutes to play Tuesday night against the St. Joseph’s Academy Angels.

Newton defends his actions after Super Bowl

Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl.

NASCAR allows franchise system

NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors.

U.S. women’s soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus

The U.S. women’s national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Texas.

Andy Murray becomes father

Andy Murray has become a father for the first time after his wife, Kim Sears, gave birth to a girl.

Theissen’s shot lifts Jamestown boys to win

Cole Theissen hit a 3-pointer with :03 remaining Tuesday night to send the Jamestown Eagles to a 39-38 victory against St. Paul Lutheran: Concordia.

Girls Basketball: Chamois 34, Russellville 25

Cheyenne Hemeyer totaled 13 points Tuesday night to lead Chamois to a 34-25 win against Russellville.

Spieth becomes the target of fans, fellow golfers

Jordan Spieth had to work his way through about 100 people who blocked his path to the first tee at Pebble Beach. They held out tournament tickets, caps, glossy photos and Masters flags for him to sign, and some asked him to stop for pictures.

Tuesday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Feb. 9, 2016

NBA ROUNDUP: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the San Antonio Spurs got seven points on one possession in the fourth quarter to help them beat the Miami Heat 119-101 on Tuesday night.

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Scheifele's goal gives Jets 2-1 shootout win over Blues

Mark Scheifele scored in the fourth round for his first career shootout goal in four attempts, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Feb. 9, 2016

NHL ROUNDUP: Milan Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had a power-play goal for his 300th career point and the Los Angeles Kings had nine goal scorers in a 9-2 rout of the Bruins on Tuesday night.