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Ex-tennis club chief to plead guilty in college bribery case

Nov. 15, 2019 5:41 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The former president of a private tennis club in Texas is expected to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal. Martin Fox is scheduled to appear in Boston’s federal court Friday. The 62-year-old from Houston previously agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge...

Big 12 takes center stage as Oklahoma visits unbeaten Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts has plenty at stake this week as he nears the end of his eventful college career. He reached the College Football Playoff championship game each of his three seasons at Alabama, whether he was starting or backing up Tua Tagovailoa. His hopes of getting back to the playoff with his...

No. 22 Texas takes slim Big 12 title hopes to Iowa State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 22 Texas still has a path to the Big 12 title game. But the Longhorns also head into Saturday’s game at Iowa State (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) knowing that they will have to start playing much better. The Longhorns (6-3, 4-2) have split their last four games, with wins over Kansas and...

Big 12 title preview on Brazos: No. 10 OU at No. 12 Baylor

Nov. 15, 2019 3:05 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 12 Baylor has been quite defensive and kept things close to stay undefeated. No. 10 Oklahoma just keeps winning November games, even when needing a big escape. The Bears (9-0, 6-0 Big 12, No. 13 CFP) and Sooners (8-1, 5-1, No. 10 CFP) now play Saturday in a potential Big 12...

K-State aims to bounce back from Texas loss vs West Virginia

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The message new Kansas State coach Chris Klieman delivered in the locker room after a gut-check loss at Texas last weekend was almost identical to the one he relayed after the Wildcats upended then-No. 5 Oklahoma to shake up the Big 12. “We have to wipe it clean pretty...

Texas Tech, TCU meet with both pushing for bowl eligibility

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech with its first-year coach and TCU with a true freshman quarterback are in the same situation. The Red Raiders and Horned Frogs have identical 4-5 records (also 2-4 in the Big 12) with only one win over the last month. Both have to win two of their last three games to get...

Seguin leads Stars to 4-2 win over Canucks

Nov. 15, 2019 2:26 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Dallas Stars are reverting back to what made them successful last season: defense. Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist and the Stars beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Thursday night for their sixth win in seven games. "Stingy defense has been our bread and butter since...

Chain of Christian pregnancy centers to offer contraceptives

Nov. 15, 2019 12:04 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Planned Parenthood gave up roughly $60 million when it left a federal family planning program this summer in opposition to a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. In Texas, a network of eight Christian pregnancy centers is jockeying for...

No. 2 Baylor women top Houston Baptist 112-42 without Cox

Nov. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor will be able to get by just fine for now while letting preseason AP All-America post Lauren Cox rest and recover from a foot issue. Te’a Cooper had 23 points and 10 assists, Queen Egbo scored a career-high 21 points starting in place of Cox and the Lady Bears beat...

Collier scores 28, leads No. 22 Texas women past UTSA 84-53

Nov. 14, 2019 10:22 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Charli Collier had career highs with 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 22 Texas to an 84-53 victory over UTSA on Thursday night. The Longhorns (1-1) are 10-0 against UTSA (2-1) and have won all nine home openers with coach Karen Aston. Collier was 11 of 17 from the floor. Joyner...