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Fire damages grounds for New Braunfels’ Wurstfest

Nov. 17, 2019 5:53 PM EST

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Fire destroyed one building and damaged another last week on the grounds for an annual festival celebrating German culture in the Texas city of New Braunfels. While fire officials work to determine the cause, Wurstfest organizers say they’ll rebuild in time for next...

Colts overpower Jaguars with strong ground game in 33-13 win

Nov. 17, 2019 5:46 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally got their offense running again Sunday. Marlon Mack waited patiently for holes to open. Jonathan Williams took advantage of each opportunity. Jacoby Brissett and Nyheim Hines both ran for scores, and even All-Pro left guard Quenton Nelson got a chance to...

Ravens harass Watson, beat Texans 41-7 for 6th straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 5:25 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Deshaun Watson couldn’t run, couldn’t hide and couldn’t escape from the Baltimore Ravens’ defense. Making matters worse for the Houston Texans: They couldn’t handle the elusive and talented Lamar Jackson. Jackson threw four touchdown passes and ran for 86...

Carter scores 29 points, No. 5 Texas A&M beats Rice 62-61

Nov. 17, 2019 5:23 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Chennedy Carter scored 29 points and Ciera Johnson made a layup with 9 seconds left to give No. 5 Texas A&M a 62-61 victory over Rice on Sunday. Carter, the preseason Southeastern Conference player of the year, was 11 of 27 from the field, including 4 of 8 on 3-pointers. She scored 17...

Migrants stuck in lawless limbo within sight of America

Nov. 17, 2019 5:19 PM EST

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the United States to ask for asylum, only to be taken into custody and stripped of their laces — to keep them from...

Stony Brook pulls away from ND State, Olaniyi scores 20

Nov. 17, 2019 5:00 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi scored 20 points, Makale Foreman added 15 and Stony Brook beat North Dakota State 64-57 on Sunday at the Islander Invitational. Vinny Shahid led North Dakota State with 16 points and the Bison (4-2) saw their four-game winning streak come to an end. Down 49-48...

Kanye West talks about serving God during visit with Osteen

Nov. 17, 2019 4:56 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he’s no longer in the service to fame and money but “in service to God.” West spoke to a packed crowd of about 16,000 people...

Oklahoma-Baylor rematch for Big 12 title seems inevitable

Nov. 17, 2019 4:55 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule and his Baylor Bears almost certainly won’t have to wait until next year for another shot at Oklahoma. Give it about three weeks, when it seems inevitable that they will meet again in the Big 12 championship game. The No. 8 Sooners and No. 13 Bears, both 9-1 overall,...

The Latest: Vikes overcome 20-0 deficit, beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 4:20 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings overcame a 20-0 first-half deficit and their defense hung on in a 27-23 lead over the Denver Broncos. The Vikings improved to 8-3 by scoring touchdowns on each of their four second-half possessions and capped by Kirk Cousins’...

McDonald scores record 44, Arizona women top No. 22 Texas

Nov. 17, 2019 4:04 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Aari McDonald set a school record with 44 points and Arizona rolled over No. 22 Texas 83-58 on Sunday. McDonald surpassed the single-game scoring record of 39 she had shared with Davellyn Whyte (2010), shooting 14 of 18 with two 3-pointers and making all 14 of her free throws. McDonald...