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Benn 2 goals as Stars snap Blues' record 11-game win streak

Feb. 21, 2019 11:38 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Stars captain Jamie Benn had his first multi-goal game since early October and Dallas beat St. Louis 5-2 on Thursday night, ending the Blues' franchise-record 11-game winning streak. When Benn scored the game's first goal 3:46 into the second period, the Blues trailed for the first time since...

Ertel, Munnings lead Louisiana-Monroe over Texas St. 63-60

Feb. 21, 2019 11:38 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Michael Ertel and Travis Munnings scored 13 points apiece and Louisiana-Monroe held off Texas State's late rally for a 63-60 victory on Thursday night. Louisiana-Monroe had a nine-point lead with less than 4 minutes to play before Eric Terry's layup with 39 seconds remaining capped...

McMurray scores 25, SMU pulls away to beat UConn 77-

Feb. 21, 2019 11:13 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — DALLAS (AP)— Jahmal McMurray drove for three straight layups in a 12-2 run late in the first half, and SMU went on to beat UConn 77-59 on Thursday night. The game was tied at 24 before the Mustangs regained the lead with 3-pointers by Nat Dixon and Isiaha Mike before McMurray began...

Davis lifts Louisiana-Lafayette over Texas-Arlington 76-64

Feb. 21, 2019 11:04 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerekius Davis had 19 points off the bench to carry Louisiana-Lafayette to a 76-64 win over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night. Davis made 5 of 7 3-pointers. Justin Miller had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (16-10, 7-6 Sun Belt Conference). Cedric Russell added 14...

Felony count axed for 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff

Feb. 21, 2019 9:47 PM EST

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens had been indicted last April on a state jail felony indictment of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance...

Clark: Machado's deal doesn't mean system is working

Feb. 21, 2019 9:22 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Players' union head Tony Clark says Adam Wainwright's comments about a possible strike were in line with widespread concern he hears from his members about a free-agent market they claim has become dysfunctional. Starting his tour of spring training camps, Clark said he isn't drawing...

Judge considers expanding child separation case

Feb. 21, 2019 9:16 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government started breaking up immigrant families as far back as 2017 and is still...

Case dismissed amid review of Houston cop's work

Feb. 21, 2019 8:34 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed one of the cases being re-examined because they involved a Houston officer accused of lying in an affidavit that led to a deadly drug raid last month. Court records show the drug case against Courtney Jacobs was dismissed Wednesday, the same day the Harris County...

DeRozan likely to receive warm welcome in Toronto return

Feb. 21, 2019 8:06 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — From fellow athletes to star entertainers, DeMar DeRozan has seen plenty of celebrities soaking up an extended round of appreciative applause from fans. "When they get that long standing ovation, I always thought that was the coolest thing in the world," DeRozan said Thursday. "I've never...

Ex-Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling released from federal custody

Feb. 21, 2019 6:47 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been released from federal custody. Skilling was discharged Thursday after serving 12 years in prison and six months in a halfway house after being convicted for his actions that led to one of the worst corporate meltdowns in history. The...