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CONCACAF Nations League semifinals, final moved to Denver

Apr. 15, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The first CONCACAF Nations League semifinals and championship are being moved to Denver from Texas. The United States will play Honduras at Empower Field on June 3 as part of a doubleheader that will have Mexico meet Costa Rica, the Confederation of North...

Indiana sends Houston to 4th straight loss, 132-124

Apr. 15, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 27 points, Domantas Sabonis added 22 and Malcolm Brogdon fell just short of a triple-double as the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 132-124 on Wednesday night. LeVert was involved in the blockbuster January trade that sent...

Fulmer 1st win since 2018, Tigers sweep shorthanded Astros

Apr. 15, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After their struggles entering this series, a sweep over any team would have been big for the Detroit Tigers and manager A.J. Hinch. But doing it against his former club did make the victories just a bit sweeter. Michael Fulmer...

1 Texans QB accuser drops suit, citing privacy, security

Apr. 14, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — One of the 23 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment has dropped her case, citing privacy and security concerns after some of the women were ordered to make their names public following court hearings...

5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

Apr. 14, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel Garcia on the injured list because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols. General...

Texas deputy fatally shoots man with knife in 'crisis'

Apr. 14, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston area man whose family says had a history of mental illness was fatally shot early Wednesday by a deputy after authorities allege he threatened the officer with a knife. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to the man’s home...

Ramos homers twice, Tigers slug Astros for 2nd straight win

Apr. 14, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit two home runs and Renato Núñez and rookie Akil Baddoo each homered for the second straight game as the Detroit Tigers slugged their way to an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Ramos has stepped into the cleanup spot with...

West welcomes Austin FC; Sounders among top teams

Apr. 13, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

AUSTIN FC 2020 Record: Expansion team for 2021 Coach: Josh Wolff New Faces: F Cecilio Rodriguez, MF Alex Ring, MF Tomás Pochettino Moved On: None Prospects: Sporting director Claudio...

Mize gets 1st win; Tigers beat Astros 6-2 in Hinch's return

Apr. 13, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Back in the place where he'd received so many cheers over the years, one more ovation after a long and difficult time away was almost too much for manager A.J. Hinch to take. Casey Mize tossed seven scoreless innings for his first career win and fellow...

Hinch reflects on Astros sign-stealing scam in return

Apr. 12, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch reflected on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that cost him his job as the team’s manager in his return to Houston on Monday, saying it put a “cloud over the sport.” Hinch was suspended by baseball...