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Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) and Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn (14) compete for control of the puck in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Stars captain Benn misses practice after injury in opener

Jan. 23, 2021 4:18 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn didn't practice Saturday, a day after his right leg buckled awkwardly during a collision in the season opener. Coach Rick Bowness provided no update after practice on Benn's condition or his status for Sunday's game, when the Stars play Nashville again....

FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC'

Jan. 23, 2021 3:43 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to assassinate Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. Garret Miller, who is from the Dallas suburb of Richardson, was...

Astros trade LHP Pérez to Reds for minor league catcher

Jan. 23, 2021 2:03 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros traded left-hander Cionel Pérez to the Cincinnati Reds for minor league catcher Luke Berryhill on Saturday. The 24-year-old Pérez pitched seven games in relief last season, going 0-0 with a 2.84 ERA. In parts of three seasons for the Astros, he is 1-1 with a 5.75...

Lafayette airport adds flights to Charlotte in April

Jan. 23, 2021 11:29 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Starting in April people will be able to fly to Charlotte, North Carolina on American Airlines via the Lafayette airport, officials announced. The Daily Advertiser reported Monday that the direct flights on American Airlines between Lafayette Regional Airport and Charlotte Douglas...

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) returns an interception during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Chiefs' Mathieu making most of opportunity in Kansas City

Jan. 23, 2021 3:33 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two years ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were coming off an AFC championship heartbreak against the New England Patriots that rested largely on the shoulders of their defense, which couldn't stop Tom Brady and Co. in overtime. Not enough talent? Maybe. Not enough playmakers?...

Rural schools struggling virtually push return to classroom

Jan. 23, 2021 1:03 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Andy and Amy Jo Hellenbrand live on a little farm in south-central Wisconsin where they raise corn, soybeans, wheat, heifers, chickens, goats, bunnies, and their four children, ages 5 to 12. For the entire fall semester, the quartet of grade school students learned virtually from home,...

Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene (95) gains control of the puck next to Dallas Stars right wing Denis Gurianov (34) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Radulov, Pavelski 2 goals as Stars beat Preds 7-0 in opener

Jan. 23, 2021 12:32 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Anton Khudobin stared upward before Dallas' delayed season opener, watching as the Stars' Western Conference championship banner was unveiled high above the ice. The goalie then stopped 34 shots in his first season-opening start, and Dallas scored five power-play goals in a 7-0 win over the...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic, center, battles San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and guard Lonnie Walker IV, left, for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Doncic, Mavericks fend off late rally to beat Spurs, 122-107

Jan. 22, 2021 11:45 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks are learning to keep their cool when the game gets heated, and that proved meaningful against the San Antonio Spurs. Doncic had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds and the Mavericks withstood a late rally to beat the Spurs 122-117 on Friday night....

Williams leads UTEP past Louisiana Tech 82-74

Jan. 22, 2021 11:23 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Bryson Williams had 28 points as UTEP defeated Louisiana Tech 82-74 on Friday night. Souley Boum added 24 points for the Miners. Boum also had 11 rebounds. Keonte Kennedy had 13 points and six assists for UTEP (7-6, 3-4 Conference USA). Jamal Bieniemy added seven rebounds and six...

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) attempts a layup as Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Rockets withstand final review in 103-102 win over Pistons

Jan. 22, 2021 10:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jerami Grant's driving layup on the final play came too late, and the Houston Rockets held on for a 103-102 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Down one with 3.4 seconds remaining, the Pistons inbounded to Grant, who faked a handoff to Blake Griffin and then drove down the...