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Ewing wins big again at MSG, Hoyas knock off No. 22 Texas

Nov. 21, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mac McClung scored 19 points to help give coach Patrick Ewing another signature moment at Madison Square Garden, leading Georgetown to an 82-66 victory over No. 22 Texas on Thursday night. The Hoyas (4-1) used a 12-0 run early in the second half that rallied the crowd and had "Let's go...

Judge gives final approval to Houston-area bail deal

Nov. 21, 2019 9:15 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge has given final approval to a settlement in a lawsuit over the bail system in Texas' most populous county which ensures that most people accused of misdemeanor offenses don't languish in jail. The bail system in Harris County, where Houston is located, had been deemed...

Big 12 has chance for 2 more 1st-year coaches in bowl games

Nov. 21, 2019 7:51 PM EST

Chris Klieman gets an extra game in his first season at Kansas State, and that is significant for the Wildcats’ first-year coach even though it won’t be as long of a season as he got used to before he got to Manhattan. Texas Tech’s Matt Wells and West Virginia’s Neal Brown need to win...

Colts get Hilton back, Fuller returns for Texans Thursday

Nov. 21, 2019 7:49 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — T.Y. Hilton will return for Indianapolis and Will Fuller for Houston when the Colts and Texans play on Thursday night. Hilton has missed three straight games with an injured calf and Fuller sat out the last three games with a hamstring injury but both players were active for...

Deputies accused of stealing from Dallas store after tornado

Nov. 21, 2019 7:47 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Two Texas sheriff’s deputies accused of stealing items from a Home Depot they were guarding after it was destroyed by a tornado last month have been charged with theft. The Dallas County sheriff’s office said Deputy Joseph Bobadilla and Sgt. Rebecca Evans were arrested Thursday....

NFL’s top offense, defense clash as Patriots host Cowboys

Nov. 21, 2019 7:30 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — As a young football fan growing up in California, it didn’t take Tom Brady long to dislike the Dallas Cowboys. “I’ve really not liked the Cowboys since coming out of the womb as a Niner fan,” Brady joked this week. “They’ve got a lot of...

Don’t look now, but Prescott leading Cowboys with passing

Nov. 21, 2019 7:25 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott didn’t figure to be the next offensive star of the Dallas Cowboys caught up in MVP chatter, even though the quarterback edged running back Ezekiel Elliott in NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year voting three years ago. The two-time Pro Bowler was always seen as the...

Man pleads guilty after ramming truck into Texas base

Nov. 21, 2019 7:05 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 47-year-old man faces up to 10 years in prison for ramming a stolen truck into a barricade at a South Texas naval air station and then running around the base with a stolen handgun. Authorities say Brian Dale Robinson pleaded guilty to destruction of...

Prosecutors file new charge in Houston ‘honor killings’ case

Nov. 21, 2019 6:19 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Special prosecutors are accusing a woman of conspiring with relatives in the so-called honor killings of her estranged sister’s American husband and her sister’s friend who was an Iranian women’s rights activist. Nadia Irsan, 35, was charged on Wednesday with conspiring...

No. 23 Appalachian State hosts Texas State

Nov. 21, 2019 6:09 PM EST

Texas State (3-7, 2-4 Sun Belt) at No. 23 Appalachian State (9-1, 5-1, No. 24 CFP), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. EST (ESPN+). Line: Appalachian State by 29 1/2. Series record: Appalachian State leads 4-0 WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Mountaineers can secure the division title and earn a berth in the Sun Belt Conference...