Mountaineers like the view from on top of the Big 12

Football 11/04/18, 07:31

West Virginia likes this view: The Mountaineers are tied with Oklahoma for first place in the Big 12 Conference with three games left in the regular season.The Sooners have seen this view before but it's a whole new world for West Virginia in early November.The Mountaineers got to stay there ...

Path to power: Senate races to watch on election night

Politics 11/04/18, 01:15

Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. Out of the 35 Senate contests taking place Tuesday, 10 involve Democratic incumbents seeking re-election in states that Trump ...

Murray recovers, rallies No. 7 OU past Texas Tech, 51-46

Football 11/04/18, 00:19

Kyler Murray recovered from a pair of early interceptions that led to a two-touchdown deficit, throwing for 360 yards and three touchdowns and running for 100 yards and another score to rally No. 7 Oklahoma to a 51-46 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night.Trey Sermon set career highs with ...

Grier 2-point conversion run sends West Virginia over Texas

Football 11/03/18, 20:01

West Virginia's Will Grier threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Gary Jennings with 16 seconds left, and then ran in the 2-point conversion to send the 12th-ranked Mountaineers to a 42-41 win over No. 15 Texas.Grier broke his finger on a run to the pylon in the first quarter of ...

Custer wins at Texas for shot at NASCAR Xfinity title

Sports 11/03/18, 19:48

Cole Custer regained the lead after the final restart with two laps to go Saturday, pushing past rookie driver Tyler Reddick to win the NASCAR Xfinity race at Texas and locking in a chance to race for the series championship.It was the first win of the season for the 20-year-old ...

TCU hangs on for 14-13 win after K-State misses tying PAT

Football 11/03/18, 19:36

Mike Collins threw a 67-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Reagor in the third quarter and TCU held on for a 14-13 win over Kansas State on Saturday after the Wildcats missed a potential game-tying extra point in the fourth.The Horned Frogs (4-5, 2-4 Big 12) avoided the first four-game losing ...

Truex trying to keep focus on title shot after Logano bump

Sports 11/03/18, 17:32

Martin Truex Jr. has promised that Joey Logano won't win the NASCAR Cup title.That is a score that can't be settled at Texas.For now, defending Cup champion Truex is trying to stay focused on winning at Texas, or next week in Phoenix, or at least getting enough points to make ...

Brewer TD with 7 seconds left, Baylor 35-31 over Oklahoma St

Football 11/03/18, 16:37

Charlie Brewer threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Denzel Mims with seven seconds left to give Baylor a 35-31 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday.Brewer didn't play the first three quarters after spending the week in concussion protocol since Baylor's last game. But he led the Bears (5-4, 3-3 Big ...

Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove dies at age 49

Entertainment 11/03/18, 14:35

Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has died at age 49.Manager Larry Clothier released a statement saying Hargrove died Friday in New York from cardiac arrest stemming from a longtime fight with kidney disease.Hargrove was a prolific player who provided his jazz sounds to records across a range of styles. He ...

Woodward hired as Rangers manager after 3 years with Dodgers

Baseball 11/03/18, 13:32

Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward was hired as manager of the Texas Rangers on Saturday six weeks after Jeff Banister was fired.He received a three-year contract with a club option for 2022, the Rangers said. He is to be introduced at news conference Monday.Woodward inherits a team ...

Path to power: Senate races to watch on election night

Politics 11/03/18, 00:57

Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. Out of the 35 Senate contests taking place Tuesday, 10 involve Democratic incumbents seeking re-election in states that Trump ...

Kyler Murray needs win at Texas Tech to keep OU on track

Football 11/02/18, 21:06

What figures to be Kyler Murray's one-and-done attempt to get No. 7 Oklahoma back to the College Football Playoff will require a win in an atmosphere significantly more hostile because of a prime-time kickoff.The coach of the Major League Baseball-bound quarterback knows a bit about wild games in Lubbock. Lincoln ...

Kurt Busch vying for 2nd Cup title amid uncertain future

Sports 11/02/18, 18:15

Kurt Busch knows he took his first and only NASCAR Cup Series championship for granted.The one that came 14 years ago with another team."If it happens again, I'll appreciate it that much more," Busch said Friday.Now 40 years old and with an uncertain future after this season with Stewart-Haas Racing, ...

Troop deployment creates tense atmosphere on US border

U.S. 11/02/18, 17:05

As the first active-duty troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico install coils of razor wire, a sense of unease is spreading across Texas' Rio Grande Valley. Members of the U.S.military place razor wire along the U.S.-Mexico border near the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. ...

Cubs exercise option on Hamels, trade Smyly to Texas

Baseball 11/02/18, 13:44

The Chicago Cubs have exercised their 2019 option on left-hander Cole Hamels, solidifying their rotation for next year.Hamels, who turns 35 in December, went 4-3 with a 2.36 ERA in 12 starts after he was acquired in a July 27 trade with Texas. The $20 million option makes Hamels' contract ...

Mass shooting anniversary overshadowed in Texas Senate race

U.S. 11/02/18, 13:12

The one-year anniversary of a Texas church shooting that was the deadliest in U.S. history falls on the eve of next week's midterm deciding the state's hotly contested race between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke.Yet the candidates seldom reference the tragedy on the campaign trail.A gunman ...

Deputy shot in Texas; suspect arrested after standoff

U.S. 11/02/18, 12:27

A Texas sheriff's deputy has been shot and a suspect is in custody after an attempt to serve the man with an arrest warrant ended in gunfire and a three-hour standoff.Authorities say it began Thursday when a deputy went to a La Grange discount store to serve the man with ...

Mom’s memory steadies Prescott amid ups, downs with Cowboys

Football 11/02/18, 11:25

Through every interception, fumble and loss, Dak Prescott's mind is on the next throw, the next scramble, the next game for the Dallas Cowboys.The quarterback of America's Team thinks of where he's been: almost exactly five years removed from his mom, Peggy Prescott, dying of colon cancer when her son ...

Early voting ahead of midterms reveals vote-related problems

U.S. 11/02/18, 10:05

Rejected voter registrations, malfunctioning voting machines, confusion among election workers. These problems and more have surfaced during early voting ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. A rundown of voting problems so far around the country:VOTING MACHINES— Some Texas voters reported that balloting machines flipped their straight-ticket selections to the other party ...

Boston Marathon bomber’s friend deported to Kazakhstan

U.S. 11/02/18, 09:25

Immigration officials say a college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been deported to his native Kazakhstan after he was convicted of concealing evidence in the case.Dias Kadyrbayev (DY'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv) was sentenced in 2015 to six years in prison for removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room ...

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