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Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) stumbles due to injury in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Mavs' Powell has surgery for season-ending Achilles injury

Jan. 28, 2020 3:59 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks center Dwight Powell underwent surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Monday the surgery was performed by Dr. Bob Anderson in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The 28-year-old Powell could be ready for training camp in early...

Dallas Stars defenseman Stephen Johns, left, talks with Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, right, during a break in the action in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Dallas, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Headache-plagued Stephen Johns finally back on ice for Stars

Jan. 28, 2020 3:56 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Stephen Johns sometimes wondered if he would play hockey again while missing nearly 22 months with headaches that may or may not have been related to concussions. The Dallas Stars defenseman just didn't appreciate it when doctors suggested as much. “That just kind of pissed me...

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic wears inscribed shoes as a tribute to NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant before a game against the Orlando Magic, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Miami. Bryant and his daughter were among those who died in a helicopter crash Sunday in California. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Analysis: NBA made a good call moving Lakers-Clippers game

Jan. 28, 2020 2:58 AM EST

The NBA absolutely made the right call in postponing Tuesday night’s game in Los Angeles between the Lakers and the Clippers. The entire league is grieving Kobe Bryant. It’s hard for everyone. Impossibly hard. Now imagine what that anguish is like right now for the Lakers, the team that Bryant spent...

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, center, skates past Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point, left, and shoots the game winning goal past goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, right, during overtime of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Benn's 2nd goal in OT pushes Dallas Stars past Lightning 3-2

Jan. 28, 2020 12:08 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn knocked down the puck, quickly turned and didn't have to go far to score the winning goal for the Dallas Stars in overtime. Benn scored 2:07 into the extra period after first deflecting a pass by Brayden Point, who then appeared to grab at the Stars captain from behind before a...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) defends against Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) in the second half during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Jazz rally past Mavericks 112-107, have won 14 of 15

Jan. 25, 2020 9:13 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Once again, Rudy Gobert was there to clean up the mess. On the final few possessions, the two-time Defensive Player of the Year made a tip-in, blocked a layup just before it hit the glass, got a key rebound and made a free throw. In all, Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and five...

Golden State Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein, right, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Mavs complete trade to acquire Cauley-Stein from Warriors

Jan. 25, 2020 2:27 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks completed a trade Saturday to acquire 7-foot center Willie Cauley-Stein from Golden State for a second-round draft pick this year. The Mavericks needed help on their front line after starting center Dwight Powell tore his right Achilles tendon, ending his season. The...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, reaches for a rebound past Golden State Warriors' Willie Cauley-Stein (2) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

AP sources: Mavs set to acquire Cauley-Stein from Warriors

Jan. 24, 2020 10:49 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks didn’t take long to settle on a plan to fill a big void created by a season-ending injury to center Dwight Powell. The Mavericks are set to acquire Willie Cauley-Stein from the Golden State Warriors for a second-round pick in this year’s draft, three people...

Chicago White Sox's Dallas Keuchel, center, is welcomed by fans after he was introduced during the team's annual fan convention Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Keuchel apologizes for 2017 Astros' sign-stealing scandal

Jan. 24, 2020 6:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel has become the first member of the 2017 Houston Astros to offer a public apology for the team's sign-stealing scheme during their run to the World Series championship. Speaking Friday at the fan convention for the Chicago White Sox, who signed the left-hander to a $55.5...

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic celebrates during a timeout in the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 120-112. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Mavs sensation Doncic shares rare air with James as All-Star

Jan. 24, 2020 5:08 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic is set to be the youngest All-Star starter since LeBron James, yet another link between the Dallas sensation and the player he grew up admiring, even when he was already playing pro ball as a 16-year-old in Spain. Now the 20-year-old Doncic waits to see who James, as the leading...

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018 file photo, Allison and Bertrum Jean pose as they hold a portrait of their late son Botham Shem Jean at their home in Castries, St. Lucia. A public service announcement honoring the life of Jean, who was killed in his living room by Amber Guyger, a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment as her own, will air during the Super Bowl next month to highlight the impact of police violence, the family's lawyer said. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)

NFL initiative yields PSA on man killed by Dallas officer

Jan. 24, 2020 1:15 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A public service announcement honoring the life of a black man killed in his living room by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment as her own debuted as part of an NFL initiative aiming to promote social justice and racial equality. The two-minute video featuring...