• Texas Sports Writers Association 6A all-state baseball team

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Dallas Jesuit senior Kyle Muller is the player of the year on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 6A All-State Baseball Team.

  • In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, Nolan Hammer looks at a gun at the Heckler & Koch booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Saturday, July 23, 2016. A majority of poll respondents favor a nationwide ban on the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons such as the AR-15. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

  • Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks to the media during a press conference, Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Houston. Officials in Houston released video footage Thursday, taken from the body camera of one of the officers showing police officers shooting Braziel, who police said had been holding a gun while standing in a street. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Houston police release videos from deadly shooting

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in Houston released video Thursday showing police officers shooting a black man who police said had been holding a gun while standing in a street.

  • NFL 2016: Cowboys know Romo, Bryant only part of turnaround

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The health of Tony Romo and Dez Bryant gives the Dallas Cowboys reason to believe they can have a turnaround as dramatic as the one that sent them tumbling in the other direction a year ago.

  • Dallas Wings' Courtney Paris, left, defends as Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike (13) positions for a shot attempt in the first half of an WNBA basketball game, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Chiney Ogwumike leads Sun to 89-78 win over Wings

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike had career bests with 26 points, four steals and seven blocked shots and grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 89-78 on Wednesday.

  • Phoenix Suns to play 2 regular-season games in Mexico

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns will play two regular-season “home” games in Mexico City this season.

  • In this Sunday, July 17, 2016 file photo, Baton Rouge Police investigate the scene in Baton Rouge, La., where several law enforcement officers were killed and wounded. Back-to-back attacks on police in Texas and Louisiana by former military men have touched a nerve among veterans who traditionally share a close bond with law enforcement. Veterans and active-duty troops started posting messages on social media almost immediately after the news broke this weekend that a masked ex-Marine had ambushed law enforcement along a busy highway, killing three officers - including a fellow former Marine. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP, File)

    Police shootings touch nerve among military veterans

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Back-to-back attacks on police in Texas and Louisiana by former military men have touched a nerve among veterans who traditionally share a close bond with law enforcement.

  • LB Justin Durant returning to Cowboys team needing depth

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys signed linebacker Justin Durant to a one-year deal Monday, adding a familiar face to provide some needed depth on defense.

  • TCU head football coach Gary Patterson responds to questions during Big 12 media days, Monday, July 18, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    TCU, Oklahoma State expected again to chase OU in Big 12

    DALLAS (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy knows Mason Rudolph has to feel better physically, even without talking to the junior quarterback about how he feels.

  • Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addresses attendees during Big 12 media day, Monday, July 18, 2016, in Dallas. With expansion still an unsettled issue for the Big 12 Conference, Commissioner Bowlsby gave his annual state of the league address to open football media days. And a day later he meets with the league's board of directors. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Bowlsby: Some in league feel Baylor scandal ‘sullied’ image

    DALLAS (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says there are members of the league’s board of directors who feel the sexual assault scandal at Baylor has sullied the image of the conference.