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FILE - In this Thursday, June 19, 2014, file photo, former congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. West was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Texas. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Former US Rep. Allen West out of hospital after Texas crash

May. 25, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was released from a Texas hospital Monday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash, according to a a post on his Facebook page. West, who is running for chair of the Republican Party of Texas, was driving...

FILE - In this Thursday, June 19, 2014, file photo, former congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. West was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Texas. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Former US Rep. Allen West recovering after Texas crash

May. 24, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was recovering Sunday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash in Texas, according to a post on his Facebook page. The post said West was driving back from a rally in Austin focused on reopening the state...

FILE - In this Thursday, June 19, 2014, file photo, former congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. West was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Texas. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Ex-congressman Allen West of Florida injured in Texas crash

May. 23, 2020 10:47 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Texas. The former congressman was in stable condition after having been airlifted to a hospital, according to a Saturday night post on West’s Facebook page. The Facebook post said West was on his...

UNLV's Arroyo tabs Baylor's Thomas as offensive coordinator

Apr. 23, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New UNLV coach Marcus Arroyo has hired former Baylor assistant Glenn Thomas as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. “We are absolutely fired up about adding a coach with Glenn’s level of talent, pedigree and experience to the Rebel family,” Arroyo said in a...

FLE - In this Dec. 10, 2019, file photo, Baylor guard MaCio Teague shoots over Butler forward Sean McDermott, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas. Baylor All-Big 12 guard Jared Butler announced his intentions to enter his name into the NBA draft pool while keeping open his options to return to the Bears for his junior season, Monday, April 20, 2020. Teague announced his decision to enter the draft last month. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte, File)

Baylor's top 2 scorers exploring NBA draft but could return

Apr. 20, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor All-Big 12 guard Jared Butler plans to enter his name into the NBA draft pool while keeping open his option to return to the Bears for his junior season. Butler announced his intentions in a Twitter post Monday, meaning the top two scorers from Baylor's 26-4 season are now...

FILE - In this March 18, 2020 file photo, visitors walk next to the reflecting pool at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum has announced that it will offer a recorded, one-hour television program in place of a live ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

25 years after Oklahoma City bombing, anxiety remains high

Apr. 16, 2020 11:53 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In the 25 years since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City and killed 168 people, the United States has suffered through foreign wars, a rise in mass shootings and a much deadlier act of terror, the Sept. 11 attacks. But the April 19, 1995, assault...

FILE-- In this April 19, 1995, file photo, rescue workers stand in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building following an explosion in downtown Oklahoma City. One hundred sixty-eight people died as a result of the explosion. The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum scaled back its plans for a 25th anniversary remembrance amid the coronavirus outbreak and will instead offer a recorded, one-hour television program that includes the reading of the names of the 168 people killed in the bombing followed by 168 seconds of silence. (AP Photo/David Longstreath, File)

AP Was There: Oklahoma City Bombing story

Apr. 16, 2020 11:51 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck loaded with explosives outside a federal office building in Oklahoma City. The blast at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others in what...

Baylor guard Moon Ursin (12) passes the ball against Oklahoma center Aspen Williston (31) and guard Gabby Gregory (12) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/ Jerry Larson)

The Latest: Grandmother of Baylor star Ursin dies from virus

Apr. 4, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The grandmother of Baylor junior guard Moon Ursin has died in the New Orleans area after being infected with the coronavirus. Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey, selected Saturday as part of the 2020 class for the Naismith Memorial...