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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 1998, file photo, Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich signals his team during the first quarter against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago. The votes are in, and word is about to come if this finally is the year that former Rockets coach Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall of Fame. He's got support from many within the NBA, and his resume has far more than two NBA titles won as coach of the Rockets. The Hall will announce this year's enshrinement class on Saturday. (AP Photo/Michael S. Green, File)

Analysis: It's time for Tomjanovich to get the Hall's call

Apr. 3, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

The votes are in, and word is about to come if this, finally, is the year that former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall of Fame. He's due. “Long overdue,” San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. The opinions that matter are held by the 24 people who...

Terry Tausch, All-American at Texas and NFL vet, dies at 61

Mar. 27, 2020 12:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Tausch, an All-American offensive lineman at Texas and eight-year NFL veteran who played for the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 61. The Longhorns announced that Tausch passed away Wednesday night at his home in Plano, Texas. His older brother, Gary...

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2019 file photo, migrants, many who were returned to Mexico under the Trump administration's

Asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico rarely find lawyers

Mar. 22, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One by one, asylum-seekers from El Salvador and Honduras who are waiting in Mexico for court hearings in the United States appeared before Judge Lee O'Connor to explain why, after months of effort, they couldn't find an attorney. One man said he repeatedly tried names on a list of free or...

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan speaks at a news conference at the The Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Monahan announced that the tournament will proceed without fans starting on Friday. The policy will continue through the Valero Texas Open. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

PGA Tour to carry on without spectators for the next month

Mar. 12, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour plans to keep playing, just without anyone watching from outside the ropes because of the coronavirus outbreak. Commissioner Jay Monahan said Thursday that fans will not be allowed at the final three days of The Players Championship or three other tournaments...

Boban Marjanovic toma un balón en el triunfo de los Mavericks de Dallas ante los NUggets de Denver el miércoles 11 de marzo del 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Mavs avoid 3-game skid with 113-97 win over Nuggets

Mar. 12, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, like his players, heard about the NBA's decision to suspend the season while in the third quarter of their game against the Denver Nuggets. That ended up being the last game completed in the league Wednesday night, and the Mavericks avoided their first...

A charter flight from Oakland International Airport carrying passengers evacuated from the Grand Princess cruise ship arrive at Kelly Field, adjacent to San Antonio, Texas, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. It was the first of two planeloads of ship passengers to make the deliveries Tuesday night. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 380 Grand Princess passengers are expected to be quarantined at the adjoining  Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. (Bob Owen/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Officials tell fliers with infected woman to self-isolate

Mar. 11, 2020 12:43 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A suburban Houston woman has tested positive for the new coronavirus after flying home from Italy, prompting health officials on Tuesday to tell everyone who shared the business/first class sections on the two flights with her to self-isolate and call their doctors. The woman, who is in her...

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates as he scores against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Aldridge's return helps Spurs rally past Mavericks, 119-109

Mar. 10, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points in his return from injury and the San Antonio Spurs withstood Luka Doncic’s 38 points to beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-109 on Tuesday night and keep their playoff hopes afloat. “It still doesn't feel 100 percent, but I got through it,”...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond, center, drives between San Antonio Spurs' Trey Lyles, left, and Rudy Gay, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Drummond scores 28, Sexton 26 as Cavaliers down Spurs in OT

Mar. 8, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Drummond returned from a leg injury to score 28 points and add 17 rebounds, and Kevin Love shook off a tough shooting night to make a big 3-pointer in overtime and lift the improving Cleveland Cavaliers to a 132-129 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Drummond, who missed the...

A man in a white hat shakes hands with people at San Antonio International Airport Tuesday, March 3, 2020 as he gets off a bus that arrived from JBSA-Lackland. People evacuated from the coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan had been held in quarantine at Lackland to ensure they were not infected with the virus. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

San Antonio: CDC planned to drop cruise passengers at mall

Mar. 4, 2020 10:42 AM EST

Federal health officials planned to drop off some cruise ship passengers at a shopping mall after their release from a two-week quarantine at a Texas air base, one of several reasons the city of San Antonio declared a public health emergency over the new coronavirus, a city spokeswoman said Tuesday. The city...

Jeff Sessions talks with the media after voting in Alabama's primary election, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Mobile, Ala. The former Attorney General is part of a seven person field in the state's Republican Senate primary jockeying for the GOP nomination and the right to challenge Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in November. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Congressional primaries: Sessions in Alabama Senate runoff

Mar. 4, 2020 10:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a scolding tweet Wednesday to undermine his former attorney general's attempt for a political comeback, hours after Jeff Sessions was forced into a Republican primary runoff for his old Senate seat in Alabama. Trump’s online outburst came as Sessions...