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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

(AP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was asked in London last week about fining misbehaving players, and even he acknowledged that the penalties aren't much of a deterrent. Silver called them symbolic. It might be time to change that, amid a series of high-profile incidents.

DENVER (AP) - Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds, Gary Harris hit two big free throws and the Denver Nuggets led by as many as 23 points before holding on for a 105-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Harris finished with 25 points and Will Barton added 22 for the Nuggets, who won for just the second time in six games.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Tyler Davis scored 20 points, including Texas A&M's final basket, and the Aggies defeated Mississippi 71-69 for A&M's first victory in Southeastern Conference play this season. With the scored tied at 69, Davis missed a short jumper but grabbed the rebound for the putback and a 71-69 A&M lead with 22.7 seconds remaining.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels anticipates adding depth to his rotation, though it is unlikely that pitcher will be a front-line starter. Yu Darvish is among several starting pitchers still available as free agents. Daniels has consistently said the Rangers have no plans to be big spenders in free agency this offseason.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA is opening an investigation into the Rockets-Clippers on-court and postgame incidents. Tempers boiled over Monday night late in the Clippers' 113-102 victory, to the point where several security guards were needed outside the Houston locker room postgame.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - TCU is still ranked after a 1-4 start in Big 12 Conference play that followed a school-record 17-game winning streak. The No. 24 Horned Frogs were undefeated and in the top 10 for the first time before Big 12 play began. Their four conference losses have been by a combined 11 points. They lost their last two in overtime on the road. Coach Jamie Dixon says he feels good going forward with his team.

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Projected No. 1 NHL draft pick Rasmus Dahlin has made Sweden's Olympic hockey roster and could be the youngest player in the tournament. Dahlin is 17 years old and played at the recent world junior championship when Sweden earned the silver medal.

DETROIT (AP) - Jason Spezza responded to being benched by scoring two tiebreaking goals on power plays, helping the Dallas Stars beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2. Spezza's scored on a lunging, one-timer below the left circle with 5:52 left in the second period. The 33-year-old forward was a healthy scratch on Monday when Dallas won at Boston in overtime. He bounced back by ending his 14-game goal drought, scoring twice in a game for the first time in nearly two years.

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