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Judge: NY lawsuit seeking NRA's dissolution can go forward

Jan. 21, 2021 1:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge on Thursday denied the National Rifle Association’s bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group out of business. Judge Joel Cohen’s ruling will allow New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit to move ahead...

FILE - This is a 2020 file photo showing Trent Baalke of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football team.  The Jacksonville Jaguars formally named Baalke general manager on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo)

Jags hire ex-49ers exec Baalke as GM, removing interim tag

Jan. 21, 2021 9:19 AM EST

The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Trent Baalke as general manager Thursday, removing the interim tag from his title and pairing him with new coach Urban Meyer. Team owner Shad Khan is switching to a coach-centric model in which Meyer and Baalke will both report to him to “have transparency and (fill) the...

Baylor guard Jared Butler reacts to this three-point play against Kansas in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)

No. 2 Baylor takes unbeaten record to Oklahoma State

Jan. 21, 2021 2:18 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND The Big 12's best team this season faces off with arguably its best player on Saturday when second-ranked Baylor heads to Oklahoma State, where the Bears (13-0, 6-0) will try to shut down the Cowboys' Cade Cunningham. The likely NBA...

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots past Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) as forward Cameron Johnson, left, looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Ayton has season-high 26 points, Suns beat Rockets 109-103

Jan. 21, 2021 1:18 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deandre Ayton had season highs with 26 points and 17 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 109-103 on Wednesday night to end a two-game skid. “He was a monster for us tonight," Phoenix coach Monty Williams said. The Suns won for the first time since Jan. 9. Between...

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the San Antonio Spurs with forward Draymond Green (23), forward Kent Bazemore (26) and forward Kevon Looney (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Curry, Warriors honor VP Kamala Harris in win over Spurs

Jan. 21, 2021 1:08 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors brought it on both ends in their most complete game yet. They brought it for new Vice President Kamala Harris, honoring her Oakland roots. Curry had 26 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-99...

Lampley carries Sam Houston St. over Abilene Christian 64-57

Jan. 20, 2021 11:57 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Demarkus Lampley had a career-high 30 points as Sam Houston won its ninth consecutive game, topping Abilene Christian 64-57 on Wednesday night. Zach Nutall had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Sam Houston (12-5, 6-0 Southland Conference). Tristan Ikpe added 12 rebounds. Javion May had...

Rosser lifts New Orleans past Texas A&M-CC 87-68

Jan. 20, 2021 11:38 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Damion Rosser had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead five New Orleans players scoring in double figures as the Privateers beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 87-68 on Wednesday night. Rodney Carson Jr. added 14 points for the Privateers (4-9, 3-2 Southland Conference). Troy Green chipped...

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon (7) goes to the basket against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Porzingis' big night leads Mavericks past Pacers 124-112

Jan. 20, 2021 11:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis posted season-high totals of 27 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-111 victory at Indiana on Wednesday night. Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Dallas snapped its first three-game losing streak in almost two years....

Houston guard Cameron Tyson, left, grabs a loose ball from Tulsa guards Brandon Rachal, center, and Elijah Joiner, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Sasser scores 26, No. 8 Houston defeats Tulsa, 86-59

Jan. 20, 2021 11:27 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 26 points, Quentin Grimes added 18 points and seven rebounds and No. 8 Houston avenged its only loss with an 86-59 win over Tulsa on Wednesday night. Sasser, who scored 18 points in the first half, finished 8 of 15 from the field, including 6 of 12 on 3-pointers. Tramon...

Gordon lifts Nicholls St. past Houston Baptist 92-83

Jan. 20, 2021 11:27 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Ty Gordon scored a season-high 27 points as Nicholls State beat Houston Baptist 92-83 on Wednesday night. Andre Jones added 23 points for the Colonels. Najee Garvin had 15 points for Nicholls State (7-5, 5-1 Southland Conference), which earned its fifth straight win. Kevin Johnson added 11...