Westbrook Gets ‘T’ For Hitting Ref In Head With Ball
After a timeout, Russell Westbrook was near the Thunder bench and threw a pass that hit official Tre Maddox in the head while he wasn’t looking. Another official charged Westbrook with the technical foul.
Texas Women Beat Kansas For 7th Straight Win
Brooke McCarty scored 15 points, and Ariel Atkins and Joyner Holmes combined for 14 points in the third quarter to lead Texas over Kansas by a score of 66-54 on Wednesday night.
Jones, Brown Help No. 2 Baylor Women Rout No. 17 WVU 91-56
Alexis Jones scored 21 points, Kalani Brown had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Baylor beat No. 17 West Virginia 91-56 on Wednesday night.
Raiders To Start Connor Cook At QB Against Texans
The Oakland Raiders are going with rookie Connor Cook at quarterback in their wild-card game against the Texans.
QB Tannehill Not Taking Part In Miami Dolphins’ Practice
Quarterback Ryan Tannehill isn’t taking part in the Miami Dolphins’ practice Wednesday, making it unlikely he’ll return from a left knee injury for the team’s playoff game Sunday at Pittsburgh.
Mykhailiuk Gives No. 3 Kansas 90-88 Win Over K-State
Svi Mykhailiuk went the length of the court and threw in a finger-tip layup as the buzzer sounded to give No. 3 Kansas a 90-88 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday night.
No. 6 Kentucky Has No Trouble In 100-58 Rout Of Texas A&M
Malik Monk scored 26 points, fellow freshman De’Aaron Fox had 15 and Kentucky rode an early 15-0 run to cruise past Texas A&M 100-58.
AP writers examine where each NFL team needs to upgrade most (The Associated Press)
For most NFL teams, the process of figuring out how to get better starts this week.
FAA, Airline Investigating How Worker Got Left In Cargo Hold
The man was found unharmed after the United Express flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, landed Sunday at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C.
Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Declares For NFL Draft
Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine says he will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
7 American Airlines Flight Attendants Treated In Florida
American Airlines says seven flight attendants have been treated at a Florida hospital after complaining that a strange odor on their plane gave them headaches.
Southwest Flight Diverted After ‘Pressurization Issue’
A flight travelling from San Antonio to Orlando had to be diverted after a pressurization issue developed during the trip.
Ford Cancels Plan To Build New Mexican Plant, Adds US Jobs
Ford is canceling plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in Mexico and will invest $700 million in a Michigan plant to build new electric and autonomous vehicles.
Bruce Springsteen Questions Trump’s Competence
Bruce Springsteen is questioning if Donald Trump is ready to take office. During an interview released Monday, Springsteen said that he questions whether Trump “is simply competent enough to do this particular job.”
USC Hits FG To Beat Penn State 52-49 In Rose Bowl
Matt Boermeester hit a 46-yard field goal as time expired, and USC rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a 52-49 victory over Penn State on Monday night in the Rose Bowl.
Old Dominion Tops North Texas 55-48
J-Mychal Reese and Derail Green scored 12 points apiece for North Texas (6-8, 0-2). Jeremy Combs grabbed 11 rebounds but North Texas was outrebounded 46-36.
Oklahoma State Faces Oklahoma For Big 12 Title Again
For the second straight year, Oklahoma State heads into its regular season finale against its in-state rival with a chance to claim the Big 12 title. Last year, Oklahoma State was missing several key starters because of injuries.
Mayfield & Westbrook To Make Final Heisman Pushes
Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook will have an ideal stage as they make their final impressions on Heisman Trophy voters. The Sooners host Oklahoma State on Saturday in what amounts to a Big 12 title game.
No Texas Football Teams In AP Poll For 1st Time Since 1997
There were no teams from the state of Texas ranked in The Associated Press poll this week for the first time since Sept. 14, 1997. Depending how the bowl season goes, this could be a first of sorts for Texas college football in the 80-year history of the AP poll .