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Hog wild: Memorable win leaves No. 1 Arkansas atop SEC West

Apr. 12, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

In 33 years as a head coach, Dave Van Horn couldn't recall winning a game quite the way his Arkansas Razorbacks did in the series finale at Mississippi. Their 18-14 victory on Sunday came after they squandered leads of 11-0 and 14-6. The Razorbacks broke a 14-all tie in...

Teams from 3 US oil states in worldwide petroleum quiz bowl

Apr. 12, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

Universities from Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma will compete against teams from around the world in a petroleum engineering quiz bowl, and a second Texas school and universities from Canada and Mexico have a chance. The University of Texas at Austin and the University of...

AP source: Browns still putting rush on Jadeveon Clowney

Apr. 12, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns appear to be closing in on Jadeveon Clowney. Continuing a pursuit that began with a contract offer Clowney turned down last year, Cleveland remains interested in signing the free agent defensive end, a person familiar with the situation told...

Wyoming football recruit killed in Dallas hotel shooting

Apr. 12, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A member of Wyoming’s 2021 football recruiting class was shot to death at a Texas hotel. Tony Evans Jr., 17, died at a hospital after the shooting early Sunday at the Hawthorn Suites near the Dallas Love Field Airport. Another person, whom police...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Apr. 12, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

Houston Chronicle. April 5, 2021. Editorial: A tawdry attack on voting rights, Senate Bill 7 should be rejected by the House Texas Republican senators disregarded the hours of expert testimony in committee and objections on the floor, they overlooked...

DeRozan ends Spurs' skid with late shot to beat Mavs 119-117

Apr. 11, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — DeMar DeRozan hit the tiebreaking jumper with 0.5 seconds left, giving him 27 of his 33 points in the second half and lifting the San Antonio Spurs to a 119-117 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Dejounte Murray scored 25 points as the...

Perfect Ks: North Texas pitcher strikes out all 21 batters

Apr. 11, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — How about this for perfection by North Texas softball pitcher Hope Trautwein — 21 batters faced, 21 strikeouts. Trautwein threw the perfect game Sunday, striking out all 21 Arkansas-Pine Bluff batters she faced in a 3-0 victory. ...

Middleton, Portis lead Bucks past slumping Magic 124-87

Apr. 11, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 21 points, Bobby Portis added 16 points, including four 3-pointers, and 10 rebounds off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic 124-87 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak. Milwaukee was again...

Bullpen shines as Padres blank Rangers for 3-game sweep

Apr. 11, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Trent Grisham and Manny Machado homered, Craig Stammen led a parade of six effective San Diego relievers after starter Adrian Morejon left early with an injury, and the Padres beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. Grisham...

Texas Tech's post-Beard exodus continues with guard McClung

Apr. 11, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech junior guard Mac McClung intends to go through the NBA draft process while the team's leading scorer from last season also has his name in the NCAA transfer portal. The Georgetown transfer's decision is the latest in the potential exodus...