• Houston's running back Tyreik Gray (26) was brought down by Navy's linebacker Ryan Harris (59) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Juan DeLeon)

    Ward leads No. 21 Houston to 52-31 win over No. 16 Navy

    HOUSTON (AP) — Greg Ward, Jr. threw for 308 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 21 Houston to a 52-31 win over No. 16 Navy on Friday, sending the Cougars to the first American Athletic Conference championship game.

  • Oakland beats Alcorn State 84-51 in Corpus Christi

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kay Felder scored 20 points and matched a season-high with 12 assists and Oakland cruised to an 84-51 victory over Alcorn State in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic on Friday.

  • In this Nov. 18, 2015 photo, Elizabeth Stanley and Andrew Samonsky pose for a photo in New York. The couple star in a national tour of "The Bridges of Madison County," a musical based on the Robert James Waller novel, which was made into a 1995 movie starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood. The show is about a four-day love affair in 1965 between a world-weary photographer and an Italian-American housewife. (AP Photo/Mark Kennedy)

    Musical ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ hits the road

    NEW YORK (AP) — On tour this winter is a Broadway musical about the one that got away, in more ways than one.

  • Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) is helped off the field by team staff after suffering an unknown injury in the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

    Romo out for year after 2nd collarbone injury of season

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season with a small fracture in the same collarbone that previously sidelined him for seven games this year.

  • In this Sunday Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, provided by the New York Police Department, police stage a drill simulating an attack in an abandoned subway station in New York. Since the Paris attacks, U.S. police officials and security experts have been hammering home the hard realities of so-called "active shooter" incidents. Officials believe the best chance to preserve life is for ordinary police officers not to hesitate to charge in and kill the attackers. (New York Police Department via AP, File)

    New normal: US police respond to harsh reality of extremism

    NEW YORK (AP) — After the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and the Mumbai attack in 2008, police departments across the United States adopted a new mindset on how to deal with what they call “active shooter” incidents in which people are trapped in restaurants, theaters or other soft targets.

  • In this photo taken Wednesday, July 29, 2015, a commemorative stone is displayed in the backyard of Angela Boivin in Fayetteville, N.C. Boivin's husband, U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Boivin, was one of four killed when a train struck the veterans parade float they were riding on in Midland, Texas, in 2012. Widows, survivors and family members sued Union Pacific for negligence, saying that the railroad knew of a defect in the warning system 10 months before the collision and didn’t fix it. They also alleged the railroad had set the warning time that activates lights, bells and lowers the barrier at too short a time in violation of an agreement with the state. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Widows: Railroad knew of defect before veterans killed

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Intensive care nurse Angie Boivin had just tended to a woman whose leg was severed near the hip when she saw her husband Larry lying nearby under an American flag blanket. She says that she was with him when he took his last breath.

  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton runs through the end zone acknowledging fans after the Panthers' 33-14 win over the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

    Perfect Panthers 11-0, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Cam Newton was doing the twist for the undefeated Panthers, Tony Romo and the Cowboys were in no mood to dance.

  • At left, in an Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning calls a play against the San Diego Chargers during an NFL football game in Denver. At right, in a Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady points on the line of scrimmage during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. New England has little time to savor its fourth straight win, a 51-23 pounding of the Chicago Bears. Tom Brady versus Brock Osweiler just doesn't have the same Hall of Fame ring to it. Still, when Brady leads his undefeated Patriots into Denver on Sunday night, Nov. 29, 2015 the game will have plenty of significance. (AP Photo/File)

    Patriots-Broncos missing a key cast member: Peyton Manning

    Tom Brady versus Brock Osweiler just doesn’t have the same Hall of Fame ring to it.

  • Texas running back Chris Warren III (25) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

    Washington leads Texas Tech in wild win over Texas 48-45

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — DeAndre Washington ran for 173 yards and two touchdowns and Texas Tech overcame a breakout performance from Texas freshman tailback Chris Warren III as the Red Raiders beat the Longhorns 48-45 Thursday night for their first road win in the rivalry since 1997.

  • Texas holds onto early lead, beats Washington 82-70

    PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Eric Davis Jr. had 15 points, Cameron Ridley added 13 points and 11 rebounds and Texas fended off a barrage of rallies to beat Washington 82-70 Thursday in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.