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Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

Sep. 23, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After two difficult losses, Odell Beckham Jr. saw a different energy in the New York Giants on Sunday. "We came out and played like we loved the game of football and we were kids just having fun," the star receiver said. "It wasn't like: 'We're down 0-2 and we've got to win.' It was like:...

The Latest: Hobbled Rams take 15-point lead into 4th

Sep. 23, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams are taking a 35-20 lead into the fourth quarter against the Chargers in the Coliseum, but the home team is without its top two cornerbacks. Aqib Talib went to the locker room late in the third quarter with an...

Morton leaves Astros' 6-2 win over Angels due to shoulder

Sep. 23, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton left Houston's 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after one inning because of discomfort in his pitching shoulder, a potential problem for the World Series champions as they close in consecutive AL West titles. The 34-year-old right-hander did not pitch for the...

Snell wins 21st, 9th in row, as Rays beat Blue Jays 5-2

Sep. 23, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell boosted his Cy Young Award chances with another brilliant outing against the Blue Jays. Snell won his ninth straight start in Tampa Bay's 5-2 victory over Toronto 5-2 on Sunday and boosted his record to 21-5. "I think I'll be telling my grandkids that I...

AP POLL ALERT: LSU climbs to No. 5 in Top 25; Kentucky ranked for 1st time since 2007, Texas, Duke, Cal, Texas Tech in

Sep. 23, 2018 2:05 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP POLL ALERT: LSU climbs to No. 5 in Top 25; Kentucky ranked for 1st time since 2007, Texas, Duke, Cal, Texas Tech in.

Report finds dozens of Texas gas leak explosions since 2006

Sep. 23, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — More than two dozen homes in north and central Texas have blown up since 2006 along a network of pipelines operated by one of the largest natural gas companies in the U.S, leading to nine deaths and badly injuring at least 22 other people, a newspaper reported Sunday. The Dallas Morning News...

$18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

Sep. 23, 2018 11:50 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says in a Facebook post that the drugs were found in two pallets of bananas that were donated because they were already...

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

Sep. 23, 2018 11:22 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. The U.S. Marshals Service...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: When good isn't good enough, switch QBs

Sep. 23, 2018 9:50 AM EDT

Making a quarterback switch with a good team can be a tricky maneuver. But sometimes good isn't good enough. No. 8 Notre Dame made the move Saturday at Wake Forest. No. 21 Miami did the same, with the relative ease you might expect against Florida International. Meanwhile, the QB rotation continued at No. 3...