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

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NEW YORK (AP) - Miles Mikolas earned his first win as a starter last night to lead the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the sloppy New York Yankees. Texas got run-scoring singles from Geovany Soto, Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo to go ahead in only its third win in 17 July games. Adrian Beltre drove in the Rangers' first run with a fielder's choice in the third inning.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Marcos Schuster of Frenship scored 16 points to earn Most Valuable Player honors for the North as the squad beat the South 118-101 in the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Game. The 6-foot-2 Lubbock Christian signee hit 6-of-7 from the floor. Erick Neal scored nine points and dished six assists with four steals.

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sacramento rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final minutes as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 last night in the NBA Summer League championship game. Ray McCallum scored 29 points. Ra'shad Jones scored 12 points and Nik Stauskas added 10 for Sacramento.

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive tackle Chris Whaley and signed receiver Dezmon Briscoe and tight end Dallas Walker yesterday. Whaley signed as an undrafted free agent in May. Briscoe was a sixth-round pick by Cincinnati in 2010 and landed on Tampa Bay's practice squad after getting released.

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