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Even Andy Reid — coach of the winning Kansas City Chiefs — thinks the NFL should reconsider its overtime rules

One day after the Kansas City Chiefs won the overtime coin toss, then marched downfield for Travis Kelce’s 8-yard touchdown reception to end an epic divisional-round playoff game with the Buffalo Bills, coach Andy Reid recognized how fortunate the Chiefs were.

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Three firefighters killed, one in critical condition after being trapped in blaze in vacant Baltimore rowhome

Three Baltimore firefighters were killed and a fourth remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being trapped in a blaze inside a vacant home Monday that’s one of the deadliest in the city’s history.

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Norfolk State comes alive in second half, blows out Morgan State to win fifth straight

Three players scored 18 points each, and NSU turned a two-point game into a laugher in an 82-62 MEAC win over Morgan State at Echols Hall.

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High schools | Monday’s results and Tuesday’s schedule

Results on a relatively light night in Hampton Roads.

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US puts 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia tension

At President Joe Biden’s direction, the Pentagon is putting about 8,500 U.S.-based troops on heightened alert for potential deployment to Europe to reassure allies amid rising fears of a possible Russian military move on Ukraine.

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NATO outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar over Ukraine

Tensions soared Monday between Russia and the West over concerns that Moscow is planning to invade Ukraine, with NATO outlining potential troop and ship deployments.

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Virginia continues up-and-down pattern, never trails as it stifles struggling Louisville

Kihei Clark scores 15 points as the Cavaliers turn back the Cardinals in Charlottesville.

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Shark attacks increased after 3 years of decline, researchers say

Researchers with the International Shark Attack File recorded 73 unprovoked incidents last year, compared to 52 bites in 2020, according to a new report. The research is administered by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch Society.

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Extra cash for low-income mothers may influence baby brains

Brain measurements at age 1 showed faster activity in key brain regions in infants whose low-income families received $300-plus monthly for a year, compared with those who got $20 each month, U.S. researchers reported Monday.

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Monday’s college basketball roundup: Wake Forest wallops Boston College for fourth consecutive victory

Alondes Williams, Daivien Williamson and Jake LaRavia lead the rejuvenated Demon Deacons to another ACC triumph.