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No. 19 Arizona dominates San Jose State 87-39

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Zeke Nnaji scored 26 points, made all eight of his shots and grabbed 11 rebounds, helping No. 19 Arizona trounce San Jose State 87-39 on Thursday night.

Updated: 9:16 pm | See more

Scheifele gets go-ahead goal to lift Jets over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored late in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Thursday night.

Updated: 9:16 pm | See more

Steelers WR Smith-Schuster suffers concussion vs. Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster sustained a concussion in Thursday’s game against the Browns from a helmet-to-helmet hit.

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Thomas carries Morehead St. past Presbyterian 77-55

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas posted 11 points and seven rebounds as Morehead State easily beat Presbyterian 77-55 on Thursday night.

Updated: 9:16 pm | See more

Jones, Evans lead No. 9 Louisville past Central Michigan

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jazmine Jones scored 25 points and Dana Evans had 24 — both career highs — to lead No. 9 Louisville to a 76-63 victory over Central Michigan on Thursday.

Updated: 9:16 pm | See more

Cincinnati rolls over Alabama A&M with top scorer benched

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bearcats didn’t exactly look polished with their leading scorer watching from the bench in street clothes, but their they still had more than enough against overmatched Alabama A&M.

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Jones, Evans lead No. 9 Louisville past Central Michigan

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On a night when its shots weren’t falling, Louisville leaned on two veterans.

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James carries E. Michigan over NAIA Michigan-Dearborn 72-59

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Boubacar Toure had a double-double, Chris James had 15 points off the bench, and Eastern Michigan beat Michigan-Dearborn 72-59 on Thursday night.

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Brazil and Mexico to play U17 World Cup final

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil and Mexico will face off Sunday in the U17 World Cup final.

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No. 14 NC State women beat Lamar 81-40

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kayla Jones and Grace Hunter scored 15 points each, Elissa Cunane added 14 points and 13 rebounds, and the No. 14 N.C. State women beat Lamar 81-40 on Thursday night.

Updated: 9:04 pm | See more

Hamilton expects to sort out new F1 contract soon

SAO PAULO (AP) — Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said Thursday he hopes to sort out his next contract soon, but he’s not in any rush.

Updated: 9:03 pm | See more

Lewis helps No. 15 Florida to tight win over Towson

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Scottie Lewis scored 15 points in his first start, and No. 15 Florida escaped with a 66-60 victory over Towson on Thursday night.

Updated: 9:03 pm | See more

Gustavson’s FT lifts Richmond past Vandy in OT, 93-92

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Andre Gustavson made a free throw with 0.6 seconds left in overtime and Richmond beat Vanderbilt 93-92 on Thursday night.

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Perry's double-double leads Mississippi State past ULM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State used a dominating defensive showing and balanced scoring attack to move past Louisiana-Monroe 62-45 on Thursday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Updated: 9:16 pm | See more

Penn cancels women’s volleyball season over ‘vulgar’ posters

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania has canceled the remainder of their women’s volleyball season after discovering what the university calls “offensive” posters in the team’s locker room.

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Angels’ Trout overcomes injury, tragedy to win 3rd AL MVP

NEW YORK (AP) — It had never been so difficult for Mike Trout to arrive at the ballpark, get his mind and body ready, and perform at the level baseball fans have come to expect.

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Victim Hearing

Mass shooting victim families testifying at the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety.

  • Victim Hearing

    Victim Hearing

    Mass shooting victim families testifying at the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety.

  • Permian Symphonic Orchestra 2019 Spooktacular

    Permian Symphonic Orchestra 2019 Spooktacular

    The Permian Symphonic Orchestra performed a James Bond Medley during the 2019 Spooktacular at the MCM Grande Hotel and FunDome on Oct. 29, 2019. The medley featured "The James Bond Theme," "Goldfinger," "Live and Let Die" and "Nobody Does It Better." Watch the video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/pMkZysZ3Rn8

  • Expedition Royalty Drawing Wanda Henderson

    Expedition Royalty Drawing Wanda Henderson

    Wanda Henderson wins drawing for a new 2019 Ford Expedition from Expedition Royalty during its grand opening ceremony. All ticket sales benefited the United Way of Big Spring & Howard County for $21,170

  • Expedition Royalty Ryan Turner Billy Fennebresque

    Expedition Royalty Ryan Turner Billy Fennebresque

    Expedition Royalty co-founders Ryan Turner and Billy Fennebresque share their enthusiasm for the Big Spring and Howard County area during the grand opening celebration on Thursday, Oct. 24

  • OHS Broncho Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    OHS Broncho Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Odessa High School Broncho Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "From One Comes Many" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUjObSi2d-0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0NkbUc-Zuq_ND2WgrYJZJPIi0vGOGfKy32ikG2MPbiPhcUDsg9G76319Q

  • Midland Lee High Rebel Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    Midland Lee High Rebel Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Midland Lee High School Rebel Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "The Power of One" at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GxONB40Kgo&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR310BaoxzFamvKJSP8vIISZCI3ngco7yeSnL5aqRwQ56TPvgWUTSW4QQAk

  • Midland High Bulldog Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    Midland High Bulldog Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Midland High School Bulldog Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "Metamorphosis" at 7 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKpCOiWywpw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1XFKtoVs1FgxQG-7zzWzxaEnkCLpHeOtmyRHfcE6mgpvr2haE0yd7E5xw

  • Mojo Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    Mojo Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Permian High School Mojo Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "Permian Pictures" at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The show celebrates the 60th anniversary of Permian High School. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIy_vst6aUU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1yCB2Lds-JKdPCtnkXUycxNld4vEri4uLS44TB0eEE7CcodUC99ou6nHQ

  • DPS chase suspect in residential Odessa

    DPS chase suspect in residential Odessa

    A chase that started in Andrews County led DPS officers and Ector County deputies on a high speed chase involving a white BMW around Odessa Friday afternoon. 

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  • Love Conquers Hate

    Love Conquers Hate

    Love conquers hate at halftime of El Paso Franklin vs. Odessa Permian game last night. Well done #Mojoband. #WestTexasStrong

  • Update on Odessa Mass Shooter

    Update on Odessa Mass Shooter

    OPD Chief Mike Gerke during a Monday news conference at UTPB said Seth Ator, 36, had a dispute with his employer, Journey Oilfield Services, and that both Ator and someone from the company called 911.

  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott News Conference on Odessa Mass Shooting

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott News Conference on Odessa Mass Shooting

    Gov. Greg Abbott, state legislators and top law enforcement officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement came together to offer their support and praise for the Odessa community as it deals with the tragedy of seven dead and 22 injured in a mass shooting Saturday.

  • MCH Press Conference

    MCH Press Conference

    Five people are dead and 21 others are injured following a traffic stop on Interstate 20 near Midland where a Department of Public Safety officer was shot by a gunman who then went on a shooting spree Aug. 31, 2019, around Odessa before being shot to death by law enforcement.

  • OPD Press Conference on Shootings Across Odessa and Midland

    OPD Press Conference on Shootings Across Odessa and Midland

    Five people are dead and 21 others are injured following a traffic stop on Interstate 20 near Midland where a Department of Public Safety officer was shot by a gunman who then went on a shooting spree around Odessa Aug. 31, 2019, before being shot to death by law enforcement. OPD Chief Michael Gerke said during a press conference he believed the threat was over.

  • Permian head coach Jeff Ellison

    Permian head coach Jeff Ellison

    Permian head coach Jeff Ellison speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.

  • Permian senior Easton Hernandez

    Permian senior Easton Hernandez

    Permian senior quarterback Easton Hernandez speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.

  • Odessa High head coach Danny Servance

    Odessa High head coach Danny Servance

    Odessa High head coach Danny Servance speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.

  • Odessa High senior Brandton McLendon

    Odessa High senior Brandton McLendon

    Odessa High senior Brandton McLendon speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Odessa High senior Ivan Miranda

    Odessa High senior Ivan Miranda

    Odessa High senior Ivan Miranda talks about taking over the reins as the starting quarterback for the upcoming high school football season.