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Caserio tries to improve Texans without pick in 1st 2 rounds

Apr. 22, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

67. HOUSTON TEXANS (4-12) LAST SEASON: Coach/general manager Bill O’Brien was fired after an 0-4 start and Romeo Crennel took over as interim coach. He couldn’t turn things around, and the Texans finished 4-12 after winning the AFC South the previous two seasons....

USGA adds final qualifying site to South Carolina

Apr. 22, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The USGA will have a final qualifying site in South Carolina to account for a new tournament that replaces the RBC Canadian Open. The addition of Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island brings the total number of final qualifying sites to 10 in the...

Prototype of first US dollar coins going up for auction

Apr. 22, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

A piece of copper that was struck by the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia in 1794 and was a prototype for the fledgling nation’s money will go up for auction Friday. Businessman and Texas Rangers co-chairman Bob Simpson owns the item, which is known as the “No Stars Flowing...

US airline bailout helps Southwest post $116 million profit

Apr. 22, 2021 08:30 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is the first major U.S. airline to report a profit since the pandemic started, as federal payroll aid helped boost the company to net income of $116 million in the first quarter. Without the federal money, Southwest would have lost $1...

American Airlines posts $1.25 billion loss, delays new jets

Apr. 22, 2021 07:54 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said Thursday that it lost $1.25 billion in the first quarter and continued to slash costs, including delaying delivery of new jets as it waits for air travel to recover from the pandemic. Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said the...

Floyd killing has prompted state reforms, but not everywhere

Apr. 22, 2021 06:21 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — George Floyd's killing last year and the protests that followed led to a wave of police reforms in dozens of states, from changes in use-of-force policies to greater accountability for officers. At the same time, lawmakers in a handful of states have had success...

Adebayo, Butler lead Heat by Spurs for third straight win

Apr. 22, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Miami got to rest Bam Adebayo in one game and inspire him in the next. Adebayo scored 23 points while Jimmy Butler had 18 points and 11 assists to help the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-87 on Wednesday night for their third straight...

Long road for Cup runner-up Stars to get back in playoffs

Apr. 21, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The defending Western Conference champion Dallas Stars have quite a road to get back in the postseason. After winning four in a row at home and now within two points of the final playoff spot in the Central Division, the Stars will end the regular season...

Doncic, Mavs beat Pistons 127-117 to stop 4-game home skid

Apr. 21, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 30 points and 10 rebounds, Kristaps Porzingis added 19 points and seven boards and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Detroit Pistons 127-117 on Wednesday night to stop a four-game home losing streak. Jalen Brunson scored 18 of his 20 points in...

Clarkson scores 22 points, NBA-leading Jazz beat Rockets

Apr. 21, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored 22 points, Joe Ingles had 21 and the NBA-leading Utah Jazz beat the Houston Rockets 112-89 on Wednesday night. The Jazz have won four of their last five games. The 23-point margin was Utah’s most-lopsided victory over Houston...