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Pavelski leads surging Stars to 3-1 win over Flames

Nov. 14, 2019 2:10 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The first NHL goal for 29-year-old Dallas forward Justin Dowling will be a memorable one for many reasons. For one, it was the game-winner as the resurgent Stars continued their strong play with a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Second, it came in his...

Siakam, VanVleet lead Raptors past Trail Blazers 114-106

Nov. 14, 2019 1:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors defense gave the team another reason to celebrate. The Raptors held Damian Lillard to just nine points in a 114-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Pascal Siakam scored 36 points and Fred VanVleet had 30, but the story for Toronto was a...

Walmart hires off-duty officers ahead of El Paso reopening

Nov. 14, 2019 12:08 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Walmart has quietly hired off-duty officers at its stores in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman police say targeted Mexicans opened fire in a store in August and killed 22 people. Walmart plans Thursday to reopen the store where the attack happened and amid ongoing lawsuits over safety....

Walmart hires off-duty officers ahead of El Paso reopening

Nov. 14, 2019 12:03 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Walmart has quietly hired off-duty officers at its stores in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman police say targeted Mexicans opened fire in a store in August and killed 22 people. Walmart plans Thursday to reopen the store where the attack happened and amid ongoing lawsuits over safety....

Wiggins leads Wolves with 30 points in 129-114 win vs. Spurs

Nov. 14, 2019 12:02 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins is making an impact all over the floor, from the arc to the rim, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are playing with a carefree connectedness that has helped elevate their overall performance. These developments are not mutually exclusive. Wiggins kept up his early season...

Harden scores 47 points, Rockets beat Clippers 102-93

Nov. 13, 2019 11:57 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was pestered and harassed on defense by Patrick Beverley for most of Houston’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Despite all of Beverley’s antics Harden still scored 47 points and the Rockets outlasted the Clippers 102-93 in a wild game that...

No. 11 Texas Tech rolls to 103-74 win over Houston Baptist

Nov. 13, 2019 11:33 PM EST

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Chris Beard called a timeout after his No. 11 Red Raiders, playing at a neutral site about 120 miles from their campus, had three turnovers without getting off a shot and quickly fell behind to Houston Baptist. “Just upset with our start. I didn’t think...

Supporters rally on behalf of death row inmate Rodney Reed

Nov. 13, 2019 11:08 PM EST

BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Protesters rallied in support of Rodney Reed’s campaign to stop his scheduled Nov. 20 execution. The protesters rallied Wednesday afternoon outside the Bastrop County district attorney’s office in Bastrop, about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers) southeast of Austin. They heard...

Johnson lifts Stephen F. Austin past Niagara 89-80

Nov. 13, 2019 10:43 PM EST

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Cameron Johnson came off the bench to score 19 points to carry Stephen F. Austin to an 89-80 win over Niagara on Wednesday night. Gavin Kensmil had 12 points and six rebounds for Stephen F. Austin (3-0). John Comeaux added 12 points and three steals. Kevon Harris had 11 points for...

TCU signs 2 standpoint prep post players to national letters

Nov. 13, 2019 9:23 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU has signed two prep post players considered four-star recruits. Coach Jamie Dixon said Wednesday that Terren Frank and Eddie Lampkin had signed national letters of intent with the Horned Frogs. Frank is a 6-foot-7, 210-pound forward from Chatsworth, California. He is ranked...