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The Latest: Astros close to within 5-4 in eighth inning

Oct. 22, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Houston Astros are closer, but still have some work to do in the ninth inning to avoid losing Game 1 of the World Series at home. Washington held on to a 5-4 lead after eight innings in its first-ever World Series game, after...

Colts' improving defense gets boost from Leonard's return

Oct. 21, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The return of All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard provided a big boost for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. In his first game since mid-September, Leonard had a game-high 10 tackles and intercepted a Deshaun Watson pass with 26 seconds left to seal the Colts' 30-23 victory over Houston....

Raiders trade CB Gareon Conley to Texans

Oct. 21, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders traded 2017 first-round cornerback Gareon Conley to the Houston Texans on Monday for a 2020 third-round pick, marking the third former first-round pick traded away by coach Jon Gruden in the past 14 months. The Raiders made the deal a day after allowing Aaron...

Texans bemoan penalties, mistakes in loss to Colts

Oct. 21, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans lost the AFC South lead this weekend thanks in large part to penalties and mistakes. "I think these games come down to penalties," coach Bill O'Brien said. "We have too many self-inflicted penalties. We've got to fix that. I think that anytime you lose yardage, that hurts...

Tough calls, continual mistakes prove costly in Texans' loss

Oct. 20, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson couldn't believe what he was being told Sunday. Moments after appearing to avoid a sack with an incredible throw to DeAndre Hopkins in the end zone, referee Tony Corrente announced the touchdown had been negated. The explanation: Colts defensive...

Brissett's big day leads Indy past Texans for AFC South lead

Oct. 20, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts kept insisting Jacoby Brissett could win games with his arm. On Sunday, he showed everyone else what the team knew all along. With Indy's suddenly strong running game essentially grounded, Brissett shouldered the burden by throwing for 326 yards and a career-high...

Texans-Colts Preview Capsule

Oct. 17, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (4-2) at INDIANAPOLIS (3-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Colts by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Texans 4-2, Colts 3-1-1 SERIES RECORD — Colts lead 16-10 LAST MEETING — Colts beat Texans 21-7 in wild-card game on Jan. 5, 2019 LAST WEEK — Texans beat Chiefs 31-24; Colts...

Reich ready to roll dice again when Colts, Texans square off

Oct. 17, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich prefers taking the aggressive approach. His coaching staff understands it. His players respect it. And opponents know they must be prepared to confront it. Sometimes, the fourth-down gambles pay off — as they did earlier this season at...

Winners in KC, now Texans, Colts battle for top of AFC South

Oct. 16, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

Both Jacoby Brissett and Deshaun Watson have managed to outduel reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes in consecutive weeks — on his home turf no less. Now it's time for the young quarterbacks to face off against each other for the first time since Brissett took over as the Indianapolis Colts' starting...

Patriots re-sign TE Ben Watson, release QB Cody Kessler

Oct. 15, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have signed tight ends Ben Watson and Eric Tomlinson and released quarterback Cody Kessler. New England announced the moves on Tuesday. Watson rejoins the team less than a week after being released. Tomlinson joins the Patriots after stints with the Eagles, Texans,...