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The Latest: Fauci dismayed by Texas' move to ban mandates

Oct. 17, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

WASHNGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is saying Sunday that it is “really unfortunate” that Gov. Greg Abbott has moved to ban vaccine mandates in the state of Texas. The nation’s leading infectious disease doctor, speaking on Fox News Sunday, said that the Republican...

Repeal of Illinois abortion notification buoyed by Texas law

Oct. 17, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Alarmed and at the same time energized by a Texas law that bans most abortions, abortion-rights advocates in the General Assembly are targeting what people on both sides of the contentious issue consider the last restriction on access to abortion in Illinois. ...

Texas GOP advances new maps that would tighten slipping grip

Oct. 17, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday night closed in on redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state’s booming suburbs. In a key late-night vote in the Texas House, Republicans gave...

No. 4 Oklahoma beats TCU 52-31 in Williams’ starting debut

Oct. 17, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Caleb Williams had a big starting debut for No. 4 Oklahoma, throwing for 295 yards and four touchdowns and running for another score in the Sooners’ 52-31 victory over TCU on Saturday night. The freshman from Washington, D.C., unseated Spencer...

UTEP wins fourth straight, smothers Louisiana Tech, 19-3

Oct. 17, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Deion Hankins ran for two first-quarter touchdowns and Texas-El Paso earned its fourth-straight win, rolling past Louisiana Tech, 19-3 in a Conference USA battle on Saturday night. Gavin Hardison completed 19 of 29 passes for 283 yards and had one...

Hall, Purdy lead Iowa State past Kansas State, 33-20

Oct. 17, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Breece Hall rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns and Brock Purdy was an efficient 22-of-25 for 208 yards and a score as Iowa State downed Kansas State 33-20 Saturday night. The Cyclones gained 210 yards on the ground and 208 yards through the...

Urruti, Quintero help Dynamo beat Sounders 2-1

Oct. 16, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Maximiliano Urruti scored, Darwin Quintero added a goal and an assist and the Houston Dynamo beat Seattle 2-1 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak against the Sounders. Quintero, on a set piece, played an arcing ball to the outside...

Fragapane's goal give Minnesota United 1-0 win over Austin

Oct. 16, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Franco Fragapane scored an early goal in Minnesota United's 1-0 victory over expansion Austin on Saturday night. Minnesota (11-10-8) entered having lost four of its last seven matches, including two of the last three. Austin (7-18-4) stopped a...

Marchand scores 2 for Bruins in 3-1 win over Stars

Oct. 16, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored twice, Jake DeBrusk broke a tie early in the third period and the Boston Bruins opened the season with a 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Marchand scored on a penalty shot in the first period and added an empty-netter...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Brownsville Hanna 15, Brownsville Rivera 13 ¶ Cypress Ranch 47, Cypress Woods 20 ¶ Edinburg 21, La Joya 0 ¶ Fort Bend Travis 41, Fort Bend Clements 0 ...