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Texas Tech's Myles Price (18) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Texas Tech escapes Kansas 16-13 without coach Wells

Dec. 5, 2020 4:48 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Xavier White had 135 yards rushing and 28 receiving, Jonathan Garibay made a late go-ahead field goal and Texas Tech overcame four turnovers to hold off winless Kansas 16-13 on Saturday without coach Matt Wells. Kansas had two opportunities to tie it in the final five-plus minutes...

Magellan storage tank explosion injures 7 in Corpus Christi

Dec. 5, 2020 4:40 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Seven Magellan Midstream Partners employees were injured, four critically, when a storage tank at a Magellan plant in Corpus Christi exploded after catching fire Saturday morning, according to deputy Fire Chief Richie Quintero. The fire began about 10 a.m. near a crude oil...

TCU quarterback Max Duggan (15) throws downfield against Oklahoma State during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

QB Duggan paces TCU in 29-22 win over No. 19 Oklahoma State

Dec. 5, 2020 4:34 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU quarterback Max Duggan threw a go-ahead, 71-yard touchdown pass midway through the fourth quarter and ran for two more scores as the Horned Frogs held off No. 19 Oklahoma State 29-22 on Saturday. Duggan threw for 265 yards and ran for 104 to lead the Horned Frogs (5-4, 5-4 Big...

Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson, left, reacts after speaking with an official during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Virus sidelines No. 10 Houston coach Sampson, assistant son

Dec. 5, 2020 4:12 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson and his son, assistant coach Kellen Sampson, will sit out Saturday because of COVID-19 concerns when the No. 10 Cougars host South Carolina. The school said the Sampsons would miss the game because of the virus and contact tracing protocols. It said both Sampsons...

Texas running back Bijan Robinson (5) breaks free for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Robinson scored three touchdowns in the game. Texas defeated Kansas State 69-31. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Texas RBs pile up 311 yards, 6 TDs, clobber K-State 69-31

Dec. 5, 2020 4:04 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Bijan Robinson and Roschon Johnson combined for 311 rushing yards and six touchdowns and Texas beat Kansas State 69-31 on Saturday afternoon. Coming into the game, Johnson had two touchdowns all season and Robinson hadn’t scored in his career. Robinson scored on runs of 12,...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 file photo, Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder's Nerlens Noel, right, defends during the second half of an NBA first-round playoff basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Houston Rockets have traded Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall and a future lottery-protected. first-round pick. 
Both teams announced the trade Wednesday night, Dec. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

'Happy about where I'm at': Westbrook discusses move to DC

Dec. 5, 2020 3:35 PM EST

Russell Westbrook made a few things clear Saturday. He will remain a Dallas Cowboys fan even though he’s now playing in Washington, he’s not going to abandon his policy against being friendly with opponents during games, and he doesn’t think a championship necessarily completes a...

West Virginia and Gonzaga play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Indianapolis. Gonzaga was scheduled to play Baylor but the game was cancelled due to COVID. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 1 Gonzaga vs No. 2 Baylor called off over virus tests

Dec. 5, 2020 3:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coaches Mark Few of Gonzaga and Scott Drew of Baylor scheduled Saturday's game for all the right seasons. They wanted their teams to have another early-season test and play in front of a national TV audience. The game on CBS between the nation's top two college basketball teams figured...

This October, 2019 booking photo from the Custer County Sheriff's Office shows Walter James Mason. Forty years ago, Brett Woolley's father Dan Woolley was shot in the parking lot of a small town bar deep in the Idaho mountains. Then the shooter crossed the street to the only other bar in town, ordered a drink, declared,

Years-old murder shook town; new arrest causes aftershocks

Dec. 5, 2020 11:11 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As days turned into years, Brett Woolley came to accept that his father’s murderer would never be found — and that his family’s private tragedy had become a Wild West legend, the kind of thing folks shared when they were a few too many drinks deep. Forty years ago,...

Brett Woolley is seen in Boise, Idaho, on Nov. 14, 2019. Forty years ago, Brett Woolley's father Dan Woolley was shot in the parking lot of a small town bar deep in the Idaho mountains. Then the shooter crossed the street to the only other bar in town, ordered a drink, declared,

Years-old murder shook town; new arrest causes aftershocks

Dec. 5, 2020 11:10 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As days turned into years, Brett Woolley came to accept that his father’s murderer would never be found — and that his family’s private tragedy had become a Wild West legend, the kind of thing folks shared when they were a few too many drinks deep into the night. ...

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, reacts with down judge Danny Short during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Matchup of division leaders: Seahawks vs Giants. The Giants?

Dec. 5, 2020 11:08 AM EST

In this strangest of NFL seasons in this weirdest of years, here's a matchup of division leaders you wouldn't expect: Seattle hosting the New York Giants. Certainly the Seahawks on top of the tough NFC West is no stretch. They are 8-3, have a dynamic offense and improving defense, and plenty of pedigree under...