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Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

Mar. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — For the 7-footer who has built a Hall of Fame career shooting from the outside, it was the perfect way to reach his latest milestone. Dirk Nowitzki swished a 20-foot jumper with 8:35 left in the first quarter Monday night, passing Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring...

George W. Bush welcomes new US citizens at Texas ceremony

Mar. 18, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush welcomed new U.S. citizens Monday during a naturalization ceremony in Dallas, saying that "amid all the complications of policy, may we never forget that immigration is a blessing and a strength." Bush and former first lady Laura Bush spoke to the around 50...

Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

Mar. 18, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer Monday night with another of his signature long-range jumpers. Nowitzki took Luka Doncic's handoff and backed down New Orleans' Kenrich Williams before hitting a turnaround from the top of the free-throw circle with...

Trial of Dallas officer set to start Aug. 12

Mar. 18, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A date has been set for the murder trial of a white former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own apartment. Court records show that Amber Guyger is scheduled to begin a jury trial on Monday, Aug. 12, less than a year after she shot Botham Jean, whose apartment...

Charges against 3 Dallas officers dropped in arrest death

Mar. 18, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against three Dallas police officers who were indicted after a man they arrested and physically restrained died in 2016. The Dallas County District Attorney's Office dropped the misdemeanor deadly conduct charges against Sgt. Kevin Mansell and Officers Danny...

Leivo scores in shootout, Canucks beat Stars 3-2

Mar. 18, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Tim Schaller got Vancouver going, Jacob Markstrom kept the Canucks in the game and Josh Leivo finally ended it. Josh Leivo scored in the fourth round of the shootout for the only goal of the tiebreaker to lift the Canucks to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. Leivo's shot went...

Jesse Gonzalez replaces Zack Steffen on US roster

Mar. 17, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Columbus goalkeeper Zack Steffen has been dropped from the U.S. roster for exhibitions against Ecuador and Chile, replaced by Dallas' Jesse Gonzalez. Steffen, who started the first two matches under new U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter, played in the Crew's 1-0 win over Dallas on Saturday night....

Mavericks top Cavaliers 121-116 as Dirk closes on Wilt

Mar. 17, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — As they watched Dirk Nowitzki's shooting heat up yet again, fans at the American Airlines Center thought they might be watching history Saturday night. Nowitzki will have to wait another game to reach his latest milestone, but his Dallas Mavericks got a much-needed win. Tim Hardaway Jr....

Reaves scores tiebreaker, Golden Knights beat Stars 2-1

Mar. 16, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Reaves was in the right place at the right time for his first goal in 26 games. Reaves scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 Friday night. Reaves put a wrist shot inside the left goal post at 2:37 of the third. He...

Correction: Cargo Plane Crash story

Mar. 15, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — In a story March 12 about a cargo plane crash in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a plane's stick shaker signals an imminent engine stall. A stick shaker warns of an impending stall from a loss of aerodynamic lift from the wings. A corrected version of the story is below:...