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Jury deliberations begin in ‘American Sniper’ killing trial

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh, center, enters the court for his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Michael Ainsworth, Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.

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Harden’s triple-double helps Rockets over Wolves, 113-102

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, left, is pressured by Houston Rockets' James Harden in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

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Stephen F. Austin overwhelms Lamar 103-74

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Jared Johnson made 5 of 6 from beyond the arc for a career-high 21 points and Thomas Walkup added 18 points with nine assists as Stephen F. Austin overwhelmed Lamar 103-74 on Monday night.

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TABC-Tex Preps high school basketball rankings

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Final boys high school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine (girls rankings were final last week):

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A new playoff format for the NBA might add excitement

Brooklyn Nets guard Alan Anderson, right, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Tarik Black defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

MIAMI (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets are on pace to finish 34-48 this season.

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