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Texas GOP advances new maps that would tighten slipping grip

Oct. 17, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday night closed in on redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state’s booming suburbs. In a key late-night vote in the Texas House, Republicans gave...

Urruti, Quintero help Dynamo beat Sounders 2-1

Oct. 16, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Maximiliano Urruti scored, Darwin Quintero added a goal and an assist and the Houston Dynamo beat Seattle 2-1 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak against the Sounders. Quintero, on a set piece, played an arcing ball to the outside...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Brownsville Hanna 15, Brownsville Rivera 13 ¶ Cypress Ranch 47, Cypress Woods 20 ¶ Edinburg 21, La Joya 0 ¶ Fort Bend Travis 41, Fort Bend Clements 0 ...

Grand game: Boston's 2 slams lead 9-5 ALCS win over Astros

Oct. 16, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers helped the Red Sox have a grand old time in Houston. Boston became the first team to slug two grand slams in a postseason game, with Martinez and Devers connecting in the first two innings of a 9-5 win over the Astros on...

Astros' García exits ALCS Game 2 early with knee injury

Oct. 16, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston starter Luis García left Game 2 of the AL Championship Series in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox with right knee discomfort. The rookie walked Kevin Plawecki leading off the second inning and was then visited on the mound by a...

Red Sox become 1st team with 2 slams in a postseason game

Oct. 16, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Ain't it grand? The Boston Red Sox became the first team with two grand slams in a postseason game Saturday in Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Perhaps as noteworthy: they only needed two innings to do...

Police: 1 deputy killed, 2 wounded in ambush at Houston bar

Oct. 16, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A man with an AR-15-style rifle ambushed three constable deputies outside a Houston bar early Saturday, killing one and leaving two others wounded, authorities in Texas said. Authorities detained one person near the scene but he is not believed to be the...

Houston's McCullers looking for ways to help despite injury

Oct. 16, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sidelined for the AL Championship Series, Houston Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. is heartbroken. He is trying to stay upbeat by helping the rest of his team in its matchup with the Boston Red Sox. “It’s been a tough couple of days, but I can help...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 48, Wolfforth Frenship 28 ¶ Aldine Nimitz 38, Aldine Eisenhower 31 ¶ Alief Hastings 14, Alief Elsik 7 ¶ Allen 38, Denton Guyer 31 ¶ Arlington Martin 68, Arlington...

Correa's time: Late HR helps Astros top Bosox in ALCS opener

Oct. 16, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate and tapped the spot on his wrist where a watch would be. “It’s my time!” the Houston Astros star screamed. That it is. And if his time with the Astros runs out...