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ZZ Top: Bearded bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72

Jul. 28, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill, the long-bearded bassist for the million-selling Texas blues rock trio known for such hits as “Legs” and “Gimme All Your Lovin'," has died at age 72. In a Facebook post Wednesday, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank...

Nationals' Strasburg to have season-ending neck surgery

Jul. 27, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg will have season-ending neck surgery, Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Tuesday, ending another frustrating year for Washington's 2019 World Series hero. The three-time All-Star right-hander felt discomfort after a 27-pitch...

For Hall-bound Jimmy Johnson, Cowboys' Honor Ring can wait

Jul. 27, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

As Jimmy Johnson looks back on the rocky relationship that abruptly ended his championship run with the Dallas Cowboys, he can laugh now. He’s heading into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. For Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, the emotions are more complicated, with America's...

‘Holy moly!’: Inside Texas' fight against a ransomware hack

Jul. 26, 2021 08:39 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — It was the start of a steamy Friday two Augusts ago when Jason Whisler settled in for a working breakfast at the Coffee Ranch restaurant in the Texas Panhandle city of Borger. The most pressing agenda item for city officials that morning: planning for a country music concert...

Undrafted from small school, Harris makes hall with Cowboys

Jul. 25, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Cliff Harris was preparing for one of his six Pro Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys in the 1970s when Minnesota coach Bud Grant went over the defensive signals for a game that's always been more exhibition than competition. Hold up one finger for zone, two for...

Pepi notches hat trick, FC Dallas blanks Galaxy 4-0

Jul. 24, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Led by Ricardo Pepi’s three-goal performance, Dallas secured a 4-0 victory over the LA Galaxy on Saturday. Pepi notched the first goal for Dallas (3-7-5) in the 27th minute, assisted by Andres Ricaurte. Pepi put Dallas ahead 2-0 in the 44th...

Sisters to open ‘Love Your Selfie’ museum in Mississippi

Jul. 24, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Holding her phone and adjusting it to make sure her sisters were in the photo, Kendall Walker took a few selfies inside their soon-to-open business. And what better place to take a selfie than a selfie store, where customers can spend up to an hour...

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

Jul. 23, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At first glance, Herschel Walker has a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. He was a football hero at the University of Georgia before his long NFL career. He’s a business owner whose chicken products are distributed...

Southwest, American post 2Q profits as air travel picks up

Jul. 22, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both posted second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to generous federal pandemic relief that covers most of their labor costs. The reports on Thursday underscored the progress that airlines are making in...

Southwest sees milestone after booking unaided June profit

Jul. 22, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday that it turned a profit in June without assistance from the government, a monthly result the company is calling a milestone in its recovery from the pandemic. For the full April-June second quarter, the airline's net income...