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LEADING OFF: More All-Star starters in Chisox-Brewers set

Jul. 25, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ STAR STARTERS The White Sox and Brewers close a weekend full of impressive pitching matchups in Milwaukee with arguably the best of the bunch Sunday night. ...

Pepi notches hat trick, FC Dallas blanks Galaxy 4-0

Jul. 24, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Led by Ricardo Pepi’s three-goal performance, Dallas secured a 4-0 victory over the LA Galaxy on Saturday. Pepi notched the first goal for Dallas (3-7-5) in the 27th minute, assisted by Andres Ricaurte. Pepi put Dallas ahead 2-0 in the 44th...

Astros lose combo no-hit try in 8th; Rangers' skid hits 11

Jul. 24, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after the sixth inning without giving up a hit. Houston's bullpen took over after the left-hander was pulled and lost the...

Astros pitching a combined no-hitter through 7 innings.

Jul. 24, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are pitching a combined no-hitter through seven innings against the Texas Rangers. Framber Valdez needed 99 pitches to get through six innings and Bryan Abreu took over for the seventh. Andy Ibáñez reached on a...

Nobel prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg dies at 88

Jul. 24, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

Physicist Steven Weinberg, who won the Nobel prize in 1979 with two other scientists for their separate contributions unlocking mysteries of tiny particles and their electromagnetic interaction, has died at 88, the University of Texas at Austin said Saturday. A professor...

NFL faces playbook full of questions as training camps open

Jul. 24, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned — from completing...

Uncertainty with Watson overshadows start of Texans camp

Jul. 24, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

HOUSTON TEXANS (4-12) CAMP SITE: Houston LAST YEAR: The Texans stumbled to an 0-4 start that cost coach Bill O’Brien his job. Romeo Crennel took over, but things didn’t get much better and the Texans finished 4-12 after winning the AFC South the...

Astros hand Rangers 10th straight loss with 7-3 victory

Jul. 24, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer in Houston’s big third inning to help the Astros hand the Texas Rangers their 10th straight loss with a 7-3 victory on Friday night. After Yordan Alvarez hit an RBI single and Carlos Correa followed with an RBI...

Sisters to open ‘Love Your Selfie’ museum in Mississippi

Jul. 24, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Holding her phone and adjusting it to make sure her sisters were in the photo, Kendall Walker took a few selfies inside their soon-to-open business. And what better place to take a selfie than a selfie store, where customers can spend up to an hour...

Houston man charged with pepper-spraying US Capitol police

Jul. 23, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man was arrested Friday and charged with multiple counts from the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, including pepper-spraying police. Federal prosecutors in Washington, D.C., say Andrew Quentin Taake, 32, was arrested Friday after police...