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Parrish carries UTSA over Texas-Permian Basin 97-71

Nov. 27, 2020 6:43 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eric Parrish had 20 points, Keaton Wallace added 19 and UTSA defeated Texas-Permian Basin 97-71 on Friday. Jacob Germany added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Roadrunners (1-0). Malik Brikat had 20 points for the Division II Falcons, who lost to UTEP on Wednesday. Jordan Horn added 18...

Boise State guard Max Rice, left, and guard RayJ Dennis, center, battle for the loose ball over Houston forward J'Wan Roberts, bottom, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Grimes scores 25 points, No. 17 Houston beats Boise State

Nov. 27, 2020 6:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Quentin Grimes rebounded from a rough opener by going on the attack. Grimes had 25 points and eight rebounds, Caleb Mills added 12 points and No. 17 Houston beat Boise State 68-58 on Friday in the Southwest Showcase. Grimes was 9 of 15 from the floor after scoring eight points on 3-of-15...

Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills (12) celebrates his touchdown catch against the Minnesota Vikings with teammate Will Fuller (15) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Texans release wide receiver Kenny Stills

Nov. 27, 2020 6:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released veteran wide receiver Kenny Stills. Despite being undermanned this season at the position after the offseason trade of All-Pro Deandre Hopkins to Arizona, Houston decided Friday to cut Stills. Stills, 28 and in his eighth pro season, was struggling this year...

Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) celebrates the team's win over Texas in an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Hall's late TD lifts No. 15 Iowa State over No. 20 Texas

Nov. 27, 2020 6:03 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Iowa State didn't fret or panic while trailing Texas for nearly an entire game Friday. Instead, the Cyclones looked like a program with championship DNA in the fourth quarter, despite not having won a conference title in more than 100 years. Breece Hall scored on a 3-yard run with 1:25...

Texas Tech's Mac McClung (0) dribbles the ball down the court during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Sam Houston State, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 14 Texas Tech routs Sam Houston St to improve to 2-0

Nov. 27, 2020 5:49 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mac McClung is already doing for No. 14 Texas Tech exactly what he told coach Chris Beard he would after transferring from Georgetown. McClung had 18 points to again lead the Red Raiders in scoring as they improved to 2-0 with an 84-52 victory over Sam Houston State on Friday. ...

Dallas Cowboys guard Zack Martin (70) is assisted off the field by team medical staff after suffering an unknown injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Injured Cowboys linemen Martin, Erving to miss several weeks

Nov. 27, 2020 5:47 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys offensive linemen Zack Martin and Cam Erving will be out several weeks if not longer after getting injured in the Thanksgiving loss to Washington. Martin and Erving went out on the opening drive Thursday. Erving exited first with a sprained knee, and Martin injured...

Mason leads Abilene Christian over Austin Peay 80-72

Nov. 27, 2020 5:28 PM EST

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Coryon Mason registered 14 points as Abilene Christian topped Austin Peay 80-72 on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Joe Pleasant added12 points for the Wildcats (2-0) and Reggie Miller and Kolton Kohl had 10 points each. Terry Taylor had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Governors...

FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Pats draftee, Cards coach Kingsbury back to face former team

Nov. 27, 2020 5:12 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When Kliff Kingsbury began coaching at Texas Tech in 2012, he used to carry a secret weapon on recruiting trips: his Patriots 2003 Super Bowl ring. “That was something I tried to seal the deal with. It didn’t work as much as I would have liked but I definitely tried...

Coronavirus continues to strain Texas hospitals

Nov. 27, 2020 4:16 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The surging coronavirus continued to strain hospitals in Texas Friday, as some hard-hit parts of the state remained under curfews aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 over the holiday weekend. State health authorities reported more than 8,500 Texans hospitalized with COVID-19...

Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Sanders scrambles during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 21 Oklahoma State looks to bounce back from Bedlam loss

Nov. 27, 2020 1:51 PM EST

Texas Tech (3-5, 2-5 Big 12) at No. 21 Oklahoma State (5-2, 4-2, No. 23 CFP), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (Fox). Line: Oklahoma State by 11. Series record: Tech leads 23-21-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE Oklahoma State is hanging on to slight hopes of reaching the Big 12 championship Game. The Cowboys are coming off a...