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Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

Oct. 13, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said. "You didn't hear the officer shout, 'Gun,...

Lanto Griffin saves par on last hole to win Houston Open

Oct. 13, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Six feet away from his first PGA Tour victory, Lanto Griffin never felt calmer. It was only after his par putt fell into the middle of the cup Sunday in the Houston Open that the 31-year-old Griffin struggle to contain so many emotions. He describes his parents as hippies and his...

Griffin makes all the right putts to win Houston Open

Oct. 13, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Lanto Griffin took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and won the Houston Open on Sunday with a 6-foot par at the end that gave him a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory that sends him to the Masters next year. Griffin was locked into a battle on the back nine at the...

Yankees' Stanton out for ALCS Game 2 with quad injury

Oct. 13, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton was out of the New York Yankees' starting lineup for Game 2 of the AL Championship Series because of a right quad strain that happened before he homered in the opener against the Houston Astros. Manager Aaron Boone said before Sunday night's game he didn't know Stanton was...

The Latest: Broncos kicker snaps string of 7 straight misses

Oct. 13, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 5:40 p.m. Broncos kicker Brandon McManus broke a streak of seven straight misses from 50 or more yards when he connected from 53 late in the first half against Tennessee. He also made a 31-yarder in this low-scoring affair. The Broncos were out of sorts on...

Chiefs' Reid shoulders responsibility for loss to Texans

Oct. 13, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first finger that Andy Reid points after the Kansas City Chiefs lose a game is at himself, regardless of the score, the opponent or whatever may have transpired on the field. The old coach willingly shoulders more than his share of the blame. He probably deserved much of it...

Watson, Hyde lead Texans to 31-24 victory over Chiefs

Oct. 13, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There were plenty of people standing on the Houston Texans sideline that felt they had something to prove against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Just about all of them succeeded, too. Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs...

The Latest: Rain forces playoff postponement at Talladega

Oct. 13, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local): 3:35 p.m. NASCAR's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway has been postponed a day because of rain. William Byron won the first stage, moments before scattered showers halted action. The race will resume...

No. 18 Baylor top tackler Johnston has season-ending injury

Oct. 13, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 18 Baylor will be without leading tackler Clay Johnston for the rest of the season after the senior middle linebacker injured his knee on a play where he had an interception. Baylor officials didn't elaborate Sunday, but they confirmed that Johnston had a season-ending injury....

Rockets focused on basketball after fallout from GM's tweet

Oct. 13, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia. Their two games in Japan were overshadowed by the aftermath of a tweet by general manager Daryl Morey in support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, angering fans and officials in...