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Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Oct. 16, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on Wednesday night in the New York Knicks' 100-96 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Old teammate Cam Reddish left with a victory, but...

Boxer Errol Spence charged with drunken driving after crash

Oct. 16, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Oct. 10 when Spence's Ferrari crossed the...

Cowboys can easily pin 3-game losing streak on slow starts

Oct. 16, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Before scoring touchdowns on five straight possessions and cruising to a comfortable win over the New York Giants in the opener on their way to a 3-0 start, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys stalled on their opening drive and fell behind. The slow starts have been much worse during...

Fort Worth faith leaders want judge to enforce police reform

Oct. 16, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Community and faith leaders on Wednesday called on the Trump administration to open a civil rights investigation into the Fort Worth Police Department in the wake of a white officer's fatal shooting of a black woman in her home, saying the goal should be a police reform plan...

Officials: Immigrant kills himself in ICE jail in Louisiana

Oct. 16, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Cuban man who legally sought asylum died by apparent suicide while being detained at an immigration jail in Louisiana, authorities said Wednesday. Roylan Hernandez Diaz, 43, was found unresponsive Tuesday afternoon inside his cell at the Richwood Correctional Center, according to U.S....

Winners in KC, now Texans, Colts battle for top of AFC South

Oct. 16, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

Both Jacoby Brissett and Deshaun Watson have managed to outduel reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes in consecutive weeks — on his home turf no less. Now it's time for the young quarterbacks to face off against each other for the first time since Brissett took over as the Indianapolis Colts' starting...

Yanks' bullpen to be tested after rainout squeezes ALCS

Oct. 16, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A rainy day in the Bronx has left a most daunting October test for the New York Yankees vaunted bullpen: four games, four days and already a deficit to overcome against the Houston Astros in their AL Championship Series. Game 4 of the ALCS scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed a day...

Detectives across US grill serial killer, close cold cases

Oct. 16, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims. Those were the instructions Texas Ranger James Holland gave to the dozens of homicide detectives around the country when they got their moment with Samuel Little, hoping to solve...

Burrow brings No. 5 Tigers back to beat No. 7 Florida 42-28

Oct. 16, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Joe Burrow passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns, and fifth-ranked LSU scored three straight touchdowns after falling behind early in the second half to beat No. 7 Florida 42-28 Saturday night. Facing a Florida defense that came in leading the nation in interceptions and leading...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Oct. 16, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

all times Eastern () — NASCAR CUP SERIES HOLLYWOOD CASINO 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas. Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:05 & 7:05 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, qualifying, 1:35 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m., NBC. Track: Kansas Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 400.5 miles, 267 laps. Last...