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Young rising star Garcia drops Brit Campbell in 7th round

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Garcia staggered Luke Campbell with a body blow after coming back from an early knockdown, winning a WBC lightweight title fight on a seventh-round knockout Saturday night. ...

Notre Dame better in Texas, but loses again in semifinals

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ian Book had Notre Dame moving with a chance to get within a touchdown of No. 1 Alabama in the second half when his interception shifted the momentum in their playoff semifinal...

Ball, Hornets dominate Mavs' home opener in 118-99 win

DALLAS (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 22 points, Miles Bridges had 20 points and 16 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets blew out Dallas 118-99 in the Mavericks' home opener Wednesday night. ...

No. 1 Gonzaga rolls over most recent champ Virginia, 98-75

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Corey Kispert recorded career highs with 32 points and nine 3-pointers, leading No. 1 Gonzaga to a 98-75 romp over 16th-ranked Virginia, the most recent NCAA champion, on Satu...

Mavs look for deeper run in 2nd year with Doncic, Porzingis

Luka Doncic will have to wait for European sidekick Kristaps Porzingis to join him for their second season together after the pair led Dallas to the playoffs for the first time in four years. ...

Mavs release Barea as veteran guard seeks to continue career

The Dallas Mavericks released J.J. Barea on Thursday, turning loose the last piece of the franchise's 2011 championship team to give the veteran guard a chance to continue his playing career. ...

Spence beats Garcia, keeps titles in 1st fight since crash

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. defended his WBC and IBF welterweight championships with a unanimous decision over Danny Garcia on Saturday night in the Texan's first fight since a car crash ...

MLB executive, ex-pitcher Young joins hometown Rangers as GM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers hired Chris Young as executive vice president and general manager Friday, bringing the Major League Baseball executive home to work under president of basebal...

Spence set to face Danny Garcia in 1st fight since car crash

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. changed his lifestyle after escaping serious injury in a high-speed car wreck that led to misdemeanor drunken driving charges in Dallas and could have derailed...

Mavs' Porzingis upbeat while dealing with another knee issue

As much as Kristaps Porzingis wants to join the Dallas Mavericks for a pair of games in the national spotlight to start the season, Luka Doncic's European sidekick apparently will have to wait until t...

Mavs talk tough by adding protectors for young star Doncic

Luka Doncic's first experience with the playoffs ended with questions about whether Marcus Morris of the Los Angeles Clippers was intentionally trying to hurt the young Dallas sensation in a first-rou...

AP source: Ariza on move again as OKC, Dallas, Detroit deal

Trevor Ariza is on the move for the third time this week, going to Oklahoma City from Detroit along with Dallas' Justin Jackson in a three-team trade. Also in the deal, the Mavericks...

AP source: Mavs' Hardaway opting in, Cauley-Stein moving on

DALLAS (AP) — Guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is opting in at $19 million for the final year of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks, while center Willie Cauley-Stein is moving on after declining his $2.3 mi...

Mavs take Arizona's Josh Green of Australia with 18th pick

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks drafted Arizona guard Josh Green with the 18th pick in the first round Wednesday night, adding a backcourt mate for Luka Doncic as they continue to build around the ...

Buechele, No. 22 SMU bounce back in 51-37 victory over Navy

DALLAS (AP) — Shane Buechele threw three touchdown passes, Ulysses Bentley IV ran for two scores and No. 22 SMU rebounded from its first loss with a 51-37 victory over Navy on Saturday night. ...