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GM Donnie Nelson, who brought Nowitzki, Doncic, leaving Mavs

Jun. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, instrumental in the club's acquisitions of Dirk Nowitzki and Luka Doncic, is leaving the organization after 24 seasons. The Mavericks said Wednesday the club and Nelson agreed to part ways, with owner Mark...

Man suspected of injuring Texas officer found dead in home

Jun. 16, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

HONEY GROVE, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of shooting a police officer in the leg in a small North Texas city appears to have fatally shot himself after an overnight standoff with officers, authorities said. Police in Honey Grove said the officer responded to a home...

Texas bullet train group inks deal with Milan design firm

Jun. 15, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The developer of a long-planned — and controversial — high-speed rail line that would get passengers from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes announced Tuesday that it signed a $16 billion contract with an Italian company to build the project, in what could be a step toward...

Southwest suffers technology problem for second straight day

Jun. 15, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said it was working Tuesday to restore normal operations after a technology-related issue interfered with flights for the second straight day. By midafternoon, the nation’s fourth-largest airline had canceled about 500 flights and...

Cowboys returning to California for camp after COVID pause

Jun. 15, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are headed back to California for training camp after the pandemic kept them home last year. The club said Tuesday its first practice will be in Oxnard on July 22, and fans will be allowed. The Cowboys had gone to Oxnard every...

Plan would restore rail service to big swath of the Midwest

Jun. 12, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Proponents of expanding passenger rail service through Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas hope an anticipated influx of federal infrastructure funding will get the the long-discussed route off the ground. The project, which is among 39 new routes that...

A family affair at US Open for Carlos and Alvaro Ortiz

Jun. 11, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

Carlos Ortiz was so tired from playing 30 holes in one day at the rain-soaked Memorial that he plopped down on the seat of a golf cart. Before long, he remembered to pull out his phone to check the scores. Alvaro Ortiz was playing a Korn Ferry Tour event. Exhausted to the...

Keuchel, Grandal lead White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

Jun. 11, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel thinks he is heading in the right direction. That's a very positive development for a Chicago White Sox team dealing with another major injury. Keuchel pitched six effective innings, Yasmani Grandal homered and Chicago beat the Toronto Blue...

Dead and gone: Cowboys' Prescott moving past horrific injury

Jun. 10, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott finished the offseason with his most vigorous practice since the horrific ankle injury that ended his 2020 season. Then the star Dallas quarterback tried to declare the injury issue dead. “I’ve buried the...

Culture of Corruption: ex-UAW leader gets 28-month sentence

Jun. 10, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — He plotted to steal up to $1.5 million in union dues, and the money he diverted was spent on golf clubs, vacation homes, booze and lavish meals, fostering a culture of corruption within the United Auto Workers union. Now former UAW president Gary Jones...