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No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 Baylor on playoff edge in Big 12 game

Dec. 6, 2019 2:42 AM EST

When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender — and maybe even bigger things. That feeling didn’t go away, even after the 12-time Big 12 champion Sooners had their...

Prescott outplayed by Trubisky as Cowboys lose again

Dec. 6, 2019 1:32 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Dak Prescott was outplayed by Mitchell Trubisky. Jason Witten was very quiet, and Brett Maher made two big mistakes in the kicking game. Right now, the biggest reason for optimism for Dallas just might be the rest of the NFC East. Prescott's late rally ran out of time, and the Cowboys...

Mitchell Trubisky helps Bears beat Cowboys 31-24

Dec. 6, 2019 1:18 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears appear to be hitting their stride, even if it might be too late to salvage their season. Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in Chicago's 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. In a...

Pavelski scores on power play in OT, Stars beat Jets 3-2

Dec. 6, 2019 1:11 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars didn’t want to be in overtime after blowing a two-goal lead. Joe Pavelski didn’t mind because he’d been there before. Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and Dallas beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2. His third career overtime winner ended a...

Westbrook has triple-double as Rockets beat Raptors 119-109

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden. The rest of the Houston Rockets made sure that strategy didn’t pay off. Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 and the Rockets beat the...

Booker scores season-high 44 points, Suns outlast Pelicans

Dec. 6, 2019 12:10 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Monty Williams was able to celebrate a victory in an emotional return to New Orleans. The former New Orleans coach guided the Phoenix Suns to a 139-132 overtime victory over the Pelicans on Thursday night. Devin Booker broke out of a perimeter-shooting slump, scoring 21 of his...

Texas woman fights to keep name out of lawsuit alleging rape

Dec. 6, 2019 12:07 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas woman is fighting for anonymity in a lawsuit alleging she was sexually assaulted by a co-worker, but a federal judge who plans to dismiss the case has ordered that her name be made public first. While an appeals courts put the order on hold, legal experts say such actions are not...

Pleasant carries Abilene Christian past SE Missouri 73-64

Dec. 5, 2019 11:33 PM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Joe Pleasant registered 18 points and eight rebounds as Abilene Christian defeated Southeast Missouri 73-64 on Thursday night. Payten Ricks had 15 points for Abilene Christian (3-5). Kolton Kohl added 10 points. DQ Nicholas had 21 points for the Redhawks (3-5). Sage Tolbert added 14...

Doolittle 28 points with late 3 as Oklahoma beats UNT 82-80

Dec. 5, 2019 11:25 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma's only senior swished the 3-pointer that finally put the Sooners ahead after so many ties in the second half. Kristian Doolittle scored 18 of his 28 points after halftime, with his go-ahead shot from the top right key with 13.5 seconds left and the Sooners went on to beat...

Report: Teen who died in US custody unresponsive for hours

Dec. 5, 2019 11:15 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A flu-ridden 16-year-old from Guatemala writhed in agony inside a U.S. Border Patrol cell and collapsed on the floor where he lay for several hours before he was found dead, according to video released Thursday that further calls into question the Trump administration's treatment of...