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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Maybe it was fitting that Jimmy Garoppolo did his best Bob Griese impersonation in the victory that sent the San Francisco 49ers to Griese’s old stomping grounds in Miami for the Super Bowl.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs saw value in three players who were essentially castoffs from what was one of the least-successful franchises in the NFL over the past 10 years, and their decision to pick them up when just about nobody else was calling is a big reason why they’re pl…

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FORT WORTH — Queen Egbo and Te’a Cooper each had 14 points and No. 2 Baylor held on for a hard-fought 66-57 win over TCU on Wednesday night, when the Lady Bears extended their record Big 12 regular-season winning streak to 46 games.

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY — The Bruceville-Eddy Lady Eagles began the second half of their district schedule Tuesday night, and Allissa Rodriguez was determined to keep her team on the right track after a strong league showing so far.

KILLEEN — Temple and Belton swimmers put their skills to the test Saturday in the finals of the District 10-6A meet, with the top six in each event clinching a spot to the Region III championships.

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NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame, and Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor on Tuesday.