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Doncic's triple-double lifts Mavs past Pistons in Mexico

Dec. 13, 2019 12:13 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Luka Doncic’s Spanish was flawless. His game was pretty good, too. Doncic scored 41 points and posted his eighth triple-double of the season, Seth Curry added a season-high 30 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks topped the Detroit Pistons 122-111 on Thursday night in the...

NFL This Week: Round 1 of Texans-Titans' AFC South showdown

Dec. 12, 2019 11:48 PM EST

The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last won the AFC...

Rams have 'mo' for rematch, but Cowboys control playoff fate

Dec. 12, 2019 7:20 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams have the momentum Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys crave going into a rematch of a divisional playoff game from last season. Despite their second three-game losing streak of the season, the Cowboys have something the Rams want even more but...

Jury awards $18M to parents of man killed by bus in Oregon

Dec. 12, 2019 4:54 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury in Dallas, Texas, has awarded $20 million in damages following the death of a man who was killed by a Greyhound bus as he ran to catch it at a southern Oregon rest stop. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the jury found Greyhound Lines, based in Dallas, responsible for Hunter...

MLB's winter meetings turned into the Scott Boras show

Dec. 12, 2019 3:32 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A mostly dreary winter meetings lacking spectacular swaps will be remembered as the Scott Boras show. Baseball's most prominent agent dominated each of the three full days of meetings with a nine-figure contract, deals for Stephen Strasburg, Gerrit Cole and Anthony Rendon that totaled $814...

Southwest to share $125M from Boeing settlement with workers

Dec. 12, 2019 3:18 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines will share about $125 million with its employees after reaching a partial settlement with Boeing over damages from the grounding of the airplane maker's 737 Max. But the president of the pilots union at Southwest says that the amount doesn't fairly compensate employees for...

Adam Causey named Texas-based news editor

Dec. 12, 2019 10:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Adam Kealoha Causey, The Associated Press’ administrative correspondent in Oklahoma, has been named news editor overseeing Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. The appointment was announced Thursday by Tom Berman, the AP’s news director for the Central region. “Adam is a leader...

Details sparse after a Texas man is fatally shot by police

Dec. 11, 2019 11:34 PM EST

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — More than a week after a 28-year-old Texas man was fatally shot in the head by a police officer, authorities haven’t released any details on the circumstances of the shooting. Michael Dean was killed Dec. 2 in Temple, located 70 miles (112 kilometers) northeast of Austin. Dallas...

Texan gets 30-year prison term for terrorism-related counts

Dec. 11, 2019 7:28 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison after he was convicted of sharing online messages promoting terrorism and lying to investigators. Federal prosecutors in Dallas on Wednesday announced the sentencing of 42-year-old Said Azzam Mohamad Rahim. He was convicted ...

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz to retire after 38 years

Dec. 11, 2019 6:16 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — He was the face of Toyota in the U.S. during the automaker's unintended-acceleration crisis. He steered it through the Great Recession, started and closed the youth-oriented Scion brand and reorganized the company's North American operations. Now, after 38 years in a number of leadership...