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Bjelica scores 30; Kings withstand rally, beat Mavs 110-106

Dec. 8, 2019 11:05 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Nemanja Bjelica could see another game slipping away from the Sacramento Kings with the ball in Luka Doncic’s hands. But Doncic missed a tying attempt in the final seconds as the Kings withstood a furious rally and beat the Mavericks 110-106 on Sunday night. With the memory of an...

Texas women hand Lady Vols first loss, 66-60

Dec. 8, 2019 10:26 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lashann Higgs and Sugg Sutton scored 19 points apiece and Texas handed No. 17 Tennessee its first loss of the season 66-60 on Sunday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Higgs' basket with 8:56 to play started an 8-0 run capped by a pair of Sutton buckets that had the Longhorns on top for...

Titans win 4th straight, 42-21 over Raiders

Dec. 8, 2019 8:54 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The way the Tennessee Titans offense is rolling under Ryan Tannehill, an early interception proved to be an easy obstacle to overcome. Tannehill threw for 391 yards and three touchdowns, Derrick Henry ran for two scores and the Titans won their fourth straight game by beating the...

Texans fall flat in 38-24 loss to Broncos after beating Pats

Dec. 8, 2019 8:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — After a big win over New England last week, the Houston Texans had a chance to pad their lead in the AFC South with a win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Instead they came out flat in a terrible first half and the Broncos rolled to a 38-24 victory. Tennessee (8-5) then beat Oakland later...

Bowie lifts Sam Houston St. past Louisiana Tech 71-68

Dec. 8, 2019 8:15 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Chad Bowie had 22 points as Sam Houston State narrowly beat Louisiana Tech 71-68 on Sunday. Zach Nutall had 18 points for Sam Houston State (5-4), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Kai Mitchell added 15 points. Amorie Archibald had 20 points for the Bulldogs (6-3)....

The Latest: Patriots' 21-game home winning streak snapped

Dec. 8, 2019 8:12 PM EST

The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:02 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs have snapped the New England Patriots' 21-game home winning streak with a 23-16 win at Gillette Stadium. The Chiefs are the first team to beat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in New England since the Carolina Panthers beat them 33-30...

Lock throws 3 TDs in first half as Broncos beat Texans 38-24

Dec. 8, 2019 7:35 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Denver coach Vic Fangio expected to see some improvement from rookie quarterback Drew Lock on Sunday in his second career start. He didn't dream he'd see this big of a jump. Lock threw for 309 yards and three touchdowns, Kareem Jackson had an interception and returned a fumble 70 yards for...

Arizona State heads back to Sun Bowl, to face Florida State

Dec. 8, 2019 7:34 PM EST

Arizona State (7-5, Pac-12) vs Florida State (6-6, Atlantic Coast Conference), Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET LOCATION: El Paso, Texas TOP PLAYERS Arizona State: QB Jayden Daniels, 193 of 310, 2,748 yards, 17 TDs, 2 INTs. Florida State: RB Cam Akers, 1,144 yards rushing, 14 TDs. NOTABLE Arizona State: The Sun Devils beat...

Memphis to Cotton Bowl vs. Penn State after Norvell to FSU

Dec. 8, 2019 6:56 PM EST

Memphis is going to the Cotton Bowl to represent the Group of Five teams, and the Tigers’ coach is going to a Power Five school. A day after winning the American Athletic Conference championship game, Memphis (12-1) was the highest-ranked Group of Five team in the final College Football Playoff rankings...

Texas tops Texas A&M 60-50 in rivals’ 1st meeting since 2015

Dec. 8, 2019 6:55 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas guard Jase Febres might get one more chance to play Texas A&M before his college career is over. This was it for Aggies forward Josh Nebo. Both agree it would be good for the longtime rivals to play every year. Febres scored a season-high 17 points and the Longhorns beat...