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NBA denies Rockets' protest after Harden dunk waved off

Dec. 9, 2019 8:48 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets won't get a do-over after officials wrongly disallowed a slam dunk by James Harden in a double-overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs, even though the NBA has disciplined the officials who got the call wrong and botched the aftermath by not allowing Houston to challenge....

UTSA goes with Texas ties in hiring Jeff Traylor as coach

Dec. 9, 2019 7:07 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UTSA is tapping strong Texas ties in a coach for the first time going into the program's ninth season, hiring Jeff Traylor Monday and giving the former Arkansas assistant his first shot at running a college team. Traylor was an associate head coach at Texas and SMU before taking the same...

Bjelica scores 30; Kings withstand rally, beat Mavs 110-106

Dec. 8, 2019 11:05 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Nemanja Bjelica could see another game slipping away from the Sacramento Kings with the ball in Luka Doncic’s hands. But Doncic missed a tying attempt in the final seconds as the Kings withstood a furious rally and beat the Mavericks 110-106 on Sunday night. With the memory of an...

Pac-12 South champion Utah to face Texas in Alamo Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:32 PM EST

No. 12 Utah (11-2, Pac-12) vs. Texas (7-5, Big 12); Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. LOCATION: San Antonio TOP PLAYERS Utah: RB Zack Moss, 1,359 yards rushing, 15 TDs. Texas: QB Sam Ehlinger, 3,462 yards passing, 29 TDs. NOTABLE Utah: The Utes blew their chance at a potential playoff spot when they lost to Oregon 37-15 in the...

Bexar County deputy charged with unlawful strip searches

Dec. 8, 2019 1:26 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Bexar County, Texas, sheriff's department in San Antonio says a 49-year-old deputy has been arrested on misdemeanor charges of ordering illegal strip searches of six females. A department news release says Floyd Berry was arrested Saturday on three counts of official oppression in...

Jackson scores 33, UTSA turns back Texas State 77-71

Dec. 7, 2019 7:11 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson poured in a season-high 33 points and hit the key shots in a late run to send Texas-San Antonio to a 77-71 victory over Texas State on Saturday. Nijal Pearson hit a 3-pointer to give Texas State a 48-45 lead with 14:10 remaining in the game. But Jackson hit a...

Texas mom sent to prison for helping son escape from jail

Dec. 7, 2019 4:11 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio mother has been sentenced to 10 years prison for helping her son and two other inmates escape from a county jail last year. The San Antonio Express-News reported that 61-year-old Gabrielle De Arroyo was sentenced Friday after being convicted in October on a charge of...

Aldridge, Spurs rally late to beat Kings 105-104 in OT

Dec. 7, 2019 12:32 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Enduring a dismal start to the season allowed the Spurs to see the beauty in an ugly victory. LaMarcus Aldridge had 19 points and 13 rebounds in his return from an injury and San Antonio rallied from nine points down in the final 1:50 of regulation before beating the Sacramento Kings...

Willie Nelson says he's not smoking, but is still using pot

Dec. 5, 2019 12:29 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Willie Nelson may have given up smoking, but he hasn't stopped using marijuana. While in San Antonio last week for two performances, the 86-year-old country music legend told KSAT TV that in an effort to take better care of himself, he no longer smokes. Nelson, a longtime marijuana...

Authorities ID 3rd person killed in San Antonio plane crash

Dec. 4, 2019 2:18 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 71-year-old woman from a Houston suburb was the third person killed when a single-engine plane crashed into a commercial part of San Antonio, authorities said Wednesday. Maureen Garrow, of Spring, was flying with 38-year-old pilot Robert Tyson Womble and 22-year-old college student...