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Texans-Ravens could be first of many Watson-Jackson duels

Nov. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EST

This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after leading Clemson to...

Texas player Jalen Green apologizes for targeting hit

Nov. 13, 2019 5:40 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas defensive back Jalen Green apologized Wednesday for an illegal hit on Kansas State wide receiver Wykeen Gill last week. Green leveled Gill with a helmet-to-helmet hit near the Kansas State sideline in the fourth quarter of Texas’ 27-24 victory. Gill was knocked out of the...

Texas man arrested after daughter found dead in Rio Grande

Nov. 13, 2019 5:07 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas man faces murder charges in the death of his 17-year-old daughter, whose body was found in the Rio Grande River by a fisherman. Police say Carissa Ingraham’s body was found Sunday near the three-way intersection of Mexico, Texas and New Mexico. Charges were filed...

Texas gives athletic director Del Conte raise and extension

Nov. 13, 2019 3:20 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is giving athletic director Chris Del Conte a raise and three-year contract extension that will bring his guaranteed annual salary to $2.5 million by 2027. Del Conte will receive an immediate raise from $1.54 million to $2.08 million in 2020, according to contract details posted...

No. 2 Baylor women sign 2 of nation’s top recruits

Nov. 13, 2019 2:27 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Defending national champion Baylor has signed a pair of Texas high school teammates who are two of the nation’s top recruits. Irving MacArthur High standouts Hannah Gusters, a 6-foot-4 post, and Sarah Andrews, a 5-7 guard, signed Wednesday with the Lady Bears. Both prep seniors...

Houston’s Gordon expected to miss 6 weeks after knee surgery

Nov. 13, 2019 12:59 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss about six weeks. Gordon was injured on Monday night against New Orleans and general manager Daryl Morey announced that he had surgery on Wednesday. Gordon has appeared in nine games with two...

Spotlight on Texas’ ‘10-day rule’ in life support cases

Nov. 13, 2019 10:57 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas law that gives families 10 days to find a new hospital if they disagree with doctors who decide to take a patient off life support is once again under the spotlight after a judge halted a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to remove a 9-month-old girl from a ventilator against her...

Group stops search for UFC fighter’s missing stepdaughter

Nov. 13, 2019 8:54 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A Texas-based nonprofit that works to find missing people across the country has called off its search for UFC heavyweight Walt Harris’ missing stepdaughter. Destinie Duvall of Texas EquuSearch tells WRBL-TV the horse-mounted search group is heading home after using “every...

Williams scores 19 to lift UTEP over New Mexico St. 65-50

Nov. 13, 2019 12:02 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Bryson Williams scored 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting as UTEP topped New Mexico State 65-50 on Tuesday night. Jordan Lathon had 13 points for UTEP (2-0), which made 23 of 49 shots (47-. Trevelin Queen had 21 points for the Aggies (1-1), who were held to 37-% shooting and converted...

Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

Nov. 12, 2019 11:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation. That outcome would "destroy lives,"...