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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2020 file photo, a Southwest Airlines jetliner taxis down a runway for takeoff from Denver International Airport in Denver.  Southwest said Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, that it lost $3.1 billion last year, its first full-year loss since 1972.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Pandemic pushes Southwest to first full-year loss since 1972

Jan. 28, 2021 8:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. said Thursday it lost $3.1 billion in 2020, its first full-year loss since its early days in 1972, and said bookings for early this year have stalled in the face of high numbers of new reported cases of COVID-19 in the United States. Southwest predicted that January...

An American Airlines Boeing 777 is framed by utility wires as it prepares to land at Miami International Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Miami.   The airline said Thursday that it lost $2.2 billion in the fourth quarter, with revenue plunging by nearly two-thirds from a year earlier. And the airline lost $8.9 billion for the full year after earning nearly $1.7 billion in 2019.  .(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

American Airlines lost $8.9 billion in a year of pandemic

Jan. 28, 2021 8:02 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines lost $2.2 billion in the fourth quarter as people stayed put in the pandemic, sending the carrier's revenue plunging by nearly two-thirds from the same period a year ago. American predicted that similar revenue trends from late 2020 will carry over into the first...

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell (45) shoots a three point shot over Kansas State forward Seryee Lewis (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Mitchell 33 for No. 2 Baylor in 107-59 rout over K-State

Jan. 28, 2021 12:18 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Davion Mitchell and No. 2 Baylor again overwhelmed Kansas State in another lopsided game. Mitchell made seven 3-pointers while scoring 31 points, besting his career high of 20 set last month against the Wildcats, and undefeated Baylor matched its second-best start in team history with a...

San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan (10) scores past Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

DeRozan helps Spurs hold on to beat Celtics, 110-106

Jan. 27, 2021 11:41 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Keldon Johnson had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Boston Celtics 110-106 on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge added 20 points, Dejounte Murray had 11 points and 11 rebounds and San Antonio won its second straight...

Lee scores 19 to lead Houston Baptist past UIW 73-57

Jan. 27, 2021 11:20 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Darius Lee came off the bench to score 19 points to lift Houston Baptist to a 73-57 win over Incarnate Word on Wednesday night. Pedro Castro had 14 points and seven rebounds for Houston Baptist (3-12, 2-5 Southland Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Brycen Long added...

Lee scores 19; Houston Baptist beats Incarnate Word 73-57

Jan. 27, 2021 11:09 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Darius Lee came off the bench to score 19 points and lift Houston Baptist to a 73-57 win over Incarnate Word on Wednesday night. Pedro Castro had 14 points and seven rebounds for Houston Baptist (3-12, 2-5 Southland Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Brycen Long added...

AP source: Texans hire Ravens assistant Culley as coach

Jan. 27, 2021 11:02 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — David Culley has been hired as the coach of the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the hiring hasn’t been announced. It will be the first head coaching job for the...

AP source: Houston Texans hire Baltimore Ravens assistant David Culley as head coach

Jan. 27, 2021 11:00 PM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — AP source: Houston Texans hire Baltimore Ravens assistant David Culley as head coach.

Lampley leads Sam Houston St. over Texas A&M-CC 75-70

Jan. 27, 2021 10:36 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Demarkus Lampley had 21 points as Sam Houston extended its win streak to 10 games, edging past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 75-70 on Wednesday night. Zach Nutall had 18 points and seven rebounds for Sam Houston (13-5, 7-0 Southland Conference). Tristan Ikpe added 12 points....

No. 24 West Virginia women win 7th straight, beat Texas Tech

Jan. 27, 2021 9:20 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick had 24 points, six rebounds and four assists, and No. 24 West Virginia beat Texas Tech 73-53 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. Gondrezick scored 14 points in the first half and Esmery Martinez added 10 to help West Virginia (12-2, 6-2 Big 12) build a...