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Rookie quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Doctor cleared of COVID-19 vaccine theft sues Harris County

Sep. 21, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

A doctor who was fired after Houston-area public health officials accused him of stealing vials of COVID-19 vaccine to administer to family and friends sued the county Tuesday, accusing it of discriminating against South Asians and issuing disinformation about him. The...

Texans rookie Mills to start at QB Thursday against Panthers

Sep. 21, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers with Tyrod Taylor out with a hamstring injury. Coach David Culley announced the decision Tuesday and said Taylor would be inactive. Later...

Valdez, González, Maldonado send Astros past Angels 10-0

Sep. 21, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With a well-rested Framber Valdez on the mound turning in one of his best performances in an outstanding season, the Houston Astros really didn't need all the runs they racked up on a blowout night at the Big A. Valdez pitched seven innings of...

Texas woman dies in hit-and-run crash in Phoenix suburb

Sep. 21, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A woman killed in a hit-and-run crash in Chandler has been identified as a Texas resident, according to authorities. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 47-year-old Shanna Outie of Houston was pronounced dead last Friday and was the...

Houston officer dead, another wounded while serving warrant

Sep. 20, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was killed and another was wounded Monday morning during a shooting that also killed a 31-year-old man whom the officers were attempting to arrest on drug charges, authorities said. The veteran officers were each shot multiple...

AAC Commissioner Aresco gets contract extension through 2025

Sep. 20, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco for three years through June 2025, the league announced Monday. Aresco, a former CBS Sports executive, was hired as Big East commissioner in 2012 during sweeping...

Texans' Mills must improve if Taylor is out against Panthers

Sep. 20, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans hope Tyrod Taylor can play Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. However, if his hamstring injury keeps him out, coach David Culley believes rookie Davis Mills can run the offense effectively. “Our team...

Denton Guyer moves up after winning Texas 6A top-10 matchup

Sep. 20, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 4, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 4 Prv rank 1 Austin Westlake (3-0) Idle 1 ...

Houston mayor says officer dead from gunshot wounds suffered while serving arrest warrant, another officer hospitalized

Sep. 20, 2021 11:59 AM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston mayor says officer dead from gunshot wounds suffered while serving arrest warrant, another officer hospitalized.