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No. 3 TCU earns spot in Fiesta Bowl against No. 2 Michigan

Dec. 04, 2022 13:34 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — TCU’s bid to beat Kansas State in the Big 12 championship came up inches short. The close loss in overtime and the Horned Frogs’ overall resume allowed them to reach the College Football Playoff for the first time. No. 3 TCU capped its rapid rise under...

Top-ranked Houston grinds out 53-48 win over Saint Mary's

Dec. 03, 2022 23:59 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — J'Wan Roberts scored 15 points, Marcus Sasser added 13 and top-ranked Houston held on to beat Saint Mary's 53-48 on Saturday night. The Cougars (8-0) won twice in their first week as the No. 1 team since the final poll of the 1982-83 regular season, when...

Rice scores season-high 25, Boise State tops Texas A&M 86-71

Dec. 03, 2022 21:46 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Max Rice scored a season-high 25 points, Marcus Shaver Jr. had 16 of his 20 points in the second half and Boise State beat Texas A&M 86-71 on Saturday night. The Broncos (6-2) never trailed in the first meeting between the schools, which came in the...

Woman believed to be 1971 kidnap victim reunites with family

Nov. 29, 2022 18:22 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman who family members believe was the toddler kidnapped by a babysitter 51 years ago has been reunited with her family in Texas, in a meeting filled with long-overdue hugs and joyful tears. Melissa Highsmith was 22 months old when she was abducted by...

Union journalists strike at Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Nov. 29, 2022 16:51 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Journalists with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper continued their strike Tuesday, claiming they've been pushed to the brink and that parent company McClatchy has refused to bargain in good faith over a new contract. Union workers with the Fort Worth...

Jury selection starts in murder trial of Forth Worth officer

Nov. 28, 2022 18:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean, who in 2019 fatally shot a Black woman through a window of her own home while responding to a call about an open front door. Dean is charged with shooting and...

Undefeated No. 4 TCU not overlooking last-place Iowa State

Nov. 23, 2022 03:23 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fourth-ranked TCU and Iowa State are on the opposite ends of the Big 12 standings, like they have been in one-score games all season. Standout quarterback Max Duggan and the Horned Frogs (11-0, 8-0 Big 12, No. 4 CFP) just keep winning games, including their...

Texas high school basketball rankings

Nov. 22, 2022 12:45 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 2-1; 2. Arlington Martin, 2-0; 3. North Crowley, 7-0; 4. Richardson, 4-2; 5. SA Northside...

Texas executes man for killing ex-girlfriend and her son, 7

Nov. 16, 2022 21:56 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate who killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son more than 17 years ago was executed on Wednesday, after courts rejected his appeals over claims of religious freedom violations and indifference to his medical needs. Stephen...

No Chinese tournaments listed yet on WTA’s 2023 schedule

Nov. 15, 2022 17:13 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The WTA Tour released its schedule for 2023 through the U.S. Open in September, with no tournaments slated for China yet. The women’s tennis tour’s announcement of its provisional event dates, released Tuesday, said: “Details of the remaining...