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Sanders, No. 7 Oklahoma State host Texas Tech

Oct. 06, 2022 08:55 AM EDT

Texas Tech (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) at No. 7 Oklahoma State (4-0, 1-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (FS1) Line: Oklahoma State by 9 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 23-23-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oklahoma State got off to a good...

No. 7 Oklahoma St hopes to avoid slip-up against Texas Tech

Oct. 06, 2022 03:17 AM EDT

Oklahoma State is in prime position in the Big 12 race. The Cowboys opened the conference schedule with a 36-25 road win over Baylor, the media's preseason Big 12 favorite. Now, the Cowboys face Texas Tech – a battle-tested group facing its fifth straight ranked...

Valdez fans 10 as Astros beat Phillies 3-2 in finale

Oct. 05, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Another strong start by Framber Valdez allowed the Houston Astros to end the regular season with the two winningest pitchers in the American League. Valdez struck out 10 in five shutout innings to lead the Astros to 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the...

Verlander, bullpen keep Phils hitless until 9th in 10-0 win

Oct. 05, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After capping his magnificent comeback season with another stellar start Tuesday night, Justin Verlander was too busy looking ahead to reflect too much on what he's accomplished already. “I wouldn’t be who I am or in this position now if I just was happy with...

Verlander, Astros bullpen loses no-hit bid in 9th vs Phils

Oct. 04, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander and the Houston bullpen lost their bid for a combined no-hitter when Garrett Stubbs led off the ninth inning with a single for the Philadelphia Phillies. Stubbs singled off Will Smith on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Verlander and...

Phillies down Astros for 1st playoff berth since 2011

Oct. 04, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Philadelphia Phillies fired manager Joe Girardi after a 22-29 start to the season, it was hard to imagine that Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber and interim manager Rob Thomson would be dancing in a champagne shower come October. But this team persevered through...

Nola's perfect-game bid broken up in 7th by Astros' Alvarez

Oct. 03, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola allowed his first baserunner Monday night when Houston's Yordan Alvarez singled with two outs in the seventh inning. Nola struck out Aledmys Diaz and retired Mauricio Dubon before Alvarez hit a liner to right field to break up the perfect...

Plagued by poor finishes, Texans are NFL's only winless team

Oct. 03, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have had chances to win every game they've played, but they've yet to put together a complete performance. It adds up to them being the NFL's only winless team. Houston (0-3-1) started fast in each of its first three games but...

Stephenville stays atop 4A D-I rankings after beating rival

Oct. 03, 2022 14:13 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 6, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 6 Prv rank 1 Galena Park North Shore (5-0) W: Houston King, 38-3 1 ...

Pierce's performance bright spot in dismal Texans season

Oct. 02, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — High-energy and never without a smile, rookie Dameon Pierce is one of the few bright spots in what’s already become another dismal season for the winless Houston Texans. Pierce, a fourth-round pick from Florida, had his best game so far in Sunday’s 34-24 loss to...