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Kiernan Christopher Williams is shown in an undated photo provided by the Bexar County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office. Williams will be charged with capital murder for allegedly opening fire during an argument Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at a bar on the Museum Reach portion of the San Antonio River Walk, police said Monday. (Bexar County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office via AP)

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

Jan. 21, 2020 8:35 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 19-year-old man arrested in a San Antonio shooting that left two people dead and wounded five others said he was acting in self-defense when he opened fire during a concert at a bar. Kiernan Christopher Williams is expected to face capital murder charges for the Sunday night shooting...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) practices before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Los Angeles Clippers in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Williamson is expected to return to play Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

As wait for Zion ends, 76ers' Brown recalls challenges await

Jan. 21, 2020 3:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson is set to make his NBA debut, which will bring plenty of excitement to New Orleans. It will also bring some challenges to coach Alvin Gentry. That's what Philadelphia coach Brett Brown learned from his experiences when the wait for a franchise star was finally over....

San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White (4) drives past Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Spurs cough up big lead, recover for 120-118 win over Suns

Jan. 21, 2020 1:01 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Bryn Forbes lived a shooter's dream during the first half on Monday night, making seven 3-pointers as the San Antonio Spurs built a big early lead. The second half wasn't nearly as fun. But Forbes made one more from long distance and it was huge for the Spurs, who coughed up a 20-point...

Armstrong leads Texas Southern over Grambling 68-61

Jan. 21, 2020 12:59 AM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong scored 17 points, Bryson Etienne added 13 and made four assists and Texas Southern beat Grambling 68-61 on Monday night to win its third straight. Justin Hopkins scored nine points and Chris Baldwin grabbed eight rebounds for Texas Southern (7-11, 4-1 Southwestern...

Oklahoma forward Jalen Hill (1) Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) and Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21) reach for the loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP photo/ Jerry Larson)

Baylor up to No. 1, beats Oklahoma 61-57 for 15th win in row

Jan. 21, 2020 12:37 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Freddie Gillespie and the Baylor Bears can now say they have been No. 1 during the season. “Outside of that, guys have bigger goals," Gillespie said. “That's nice, thank God for it, but now just move forward.” MaCio Teague had 16 points, fellow transfer Davion...

West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) goes to pass the ball as he is defended by Texas forward Gerald Liddell (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

No. 14 West Virginia cruises to 97-59 win over Texas

Jan. 20, 2020 10:51 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe sprinted the length of the court to chase down an errant Texas inbounds pass. While the home crowd implored him not to touch the ball, Tshiebwe grabbed it anyway just before it reached the corner end line, took one dribble and slammed the ball through the net. It was...

North Texas rolls to 6th straight win, wallops Rice 79-59

Jan. 20, 2020 10:18 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet had a season-high 24 points as North Texas rolled to its sixth straight win, romping past Rice 79-59 on Monday night. Zachary Simmons had 17 points for North Texas (12-8, 6-1 Conference USA) while Umoja Gibson added 15 points and James Reese 10. Rice was held to a...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul (3) celebrates the team's win with guard Dennis Schroder in an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Paul, Thunder rally for 112-107 win over struggling Rockets

Jan. 20, 2020 9:17 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — After scoring 27 points in the first half against his former team, Chris Paul was on the bench during a big Oklahoma City run in the fourth quarter when a Thunder fan began yelling at coach Billy Donovan to put the veteran guard back in the game. Paul turned to the man and gave him a look...

Kiernan Christopher Williams is shown in an undated photo provided by the Bexar County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office. Williams will be charged with capital murder for allegedly opening fire during an argument Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at a bar on the Museum Reach portion of the San Antonio River Walk, police said Monday. (Bexar County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office via AP)

Police: 2 dead in Texas club shooting, suspect arrested

Jan. 20, 2020 6:27 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in a shooting that left two men dead and at least five people injured at a concert in San Antonio, Texas. Kieran Christopher Williams will be charged with capital murder for allegedly opening fire during an argument Sunday at a bar on the Museum...

Police: Guard 'saved lives' in Kansas City bar shooting

Jan. 20, 2020 5:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An armed security guard saved several lives when he shot and killed a heavily armed man who opened fire on a line of people waiting to get into a Kansas City, Missouri, bar, killing one person and wounding at least 15 others, Kansas City's police chief said Monday. Police were still...