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College Football Picks: Rivalry weekend brings big prizes

Nov. 21, 2018 1:49 AM EST

Cups, trophies, bowls and championships. Big games and The Game. Rivalry week always comes with high stakes and huge prizes, from bragging rights to College Football Playoff spots. We have a brief guide to a three-day football feast, starting Thanksgiving night, and how it will impact each conference race:...

Oklahoma-WVU winner to Big 12 title game; Texas in with win

Nov. 21, 2018 1:19 AM EST

Some things to know about the final weekend of the regular season in the Big 12 Conference. Two games Friday should determine who plays in the league's championship game, and three games Saturday will determine bowl eligibility for four teams: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 6 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1, No. 6 CFP) at No. 12 West...

Texas Tech tops Nebraska to win Hall of Fame Classic

Nov. 21, 2018 12:21 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Texas Tech made every possession a grind, fought for every loose ball, dominated in the paint and imposed its will on Nebraska in a throwback to the old days of the rough-and-tumble Big 12. All that fight produced a title in the Hall of Fame Classic. Jarrett Culver finished with 26...

Stephen F. Austin rallies to beat Marist 64-60

Nov. 21, 2018 12:05 AM EST

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Jock Hughes and Shannon Bogues combined for 14 points in the final three minutes as Stephen F. Austin came from behind to beat Marist 64-60 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on Tuesday night. Marist led throughout and was up 57-43 with 3:39 remaining in the game. That...

Lipscomb stuns No. 18 TCU 73-64 for 1st win over Top 25 team

Nov. 20, 2018 11:47 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kenny Cooper turned a steal into a breakaway layup that put Lipscomb ahead only seconds after halftime at No. 18 TCU. The Bisons never gave up the lead and went on to win 73-64 on Tuesday night, their first victory over a Top 25 team . "Our mentality at the beginning of the second...

The Latest: Texas Tech tops Nebraska in Hall of Fame Classic

Nov. 20, 2018 11:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Hall of Fame Classic (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Jarrett Culver poured in 26 points, Matt Mooney scored 15 and Texas Tech overcame a slow start to beat Nebraska 70-52 on Tuesday night in the title game of the Hall of Fame Classic. The Red Raiders (5-0) trailed...

Ousted gay Texas council member sues over recall defeat

Nov. 20, 2018 11:11 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — An openly gay former councilman in a small Southeast Texas town is suing after he was defeated in a recall election, an effort that surfaced when nude photos of him were anonymously sent to city hall. Cross Coburn was ousted as a councilmember in Groves, Texas, which is 92 miles (148...

North Texas tops Maine 74-63 in OT on Simmons' career night

Nov. 20, 2018 10:50 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Zachary Simmons scored a career-high 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting, Ryan Woolridge added 12 points with five assists, and undefeated North Texas beat Maine 74-63 in overtime at the Wolfpack Classic on Tuesday night to win its seventh straight. Isaiah White's two free throws put Maine...

Morgan's closing flurry leads Indiana past Texas-Arlington

Nov. 20, 2018 10:46 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller searched desperately for answers in the second half Tuesday night. Eventually, Juwan Morgan came through. Again. He scored 23 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, had four assists and made play after play in a closing flurry that helped the Hoosiers finally fend...

Catcher Jeff Mathis, Rangers finalize $6.25M, 2-year deal

Nov. 20, 2018 8:51 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Catcher Jeff Mathis and the Texas Rangers finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract Tuesday. Mathis, one of baseball's best defensive catchers, gets $3.25 million next season and $3 million in 2020. The Rangers later Tuesday added four players to their major league roster,...