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Houston man gets life in prison after fatally shooting 3 men

Jun. 26, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting four men, including three who were killed, in the aftermath of a drug deal gone bad, according to prosecutors. A jury in Harris County last week found Joshua Kelsey, 37, guilty of three counts of murder...

Astros activate rookie Peña, option McCormick; Alvarez sits

Jun. 26, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros activated rookie shortstop Jeremy Peña from the injured list and optioned outfielder Chas McCormick to Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday. Star slugger Yordan Alvarez was out of the lineup with an ongoing hand issue as Houston tried to win its...

Driussi, Hoesen help Austin salvage 2-2 draw with Dallas

Jun. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Driussi and Danny Hoesen scored late in the second half to help Austin FC rally for a 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday night. Austin (8-4-4) trailed 2-0 when Driussi found the net in the 72nd minute. Driussi's ninth goal of the season pulls him...

Smith scores twice, US women beat Colombia 3-0 in Colorado

Jun. 25, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half and the U.S. women's national team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to extend its home unbeaten streak to 68 games. Taylor Kornieck added a late goal in her national team debut. On Tuesday...

Úlfarsson, Quintero, Clark lead Houston past Chicago 2-0

Jun. 25, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Thorleifur Úlfarsson and Darwin Quintero scored first-half goals and Steve Clark made them stand up in the Houston Dynamo's 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Úlfarsson picked up his second goal of the season when he found the net in the 23rd minute for...

Phoenix tops Dallas 83-72 in first game without Charles

Jun. 25, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 26 points, Diana Taurasi added 18 and Phoenix beat the Dallas Wings 83-72 on Saturday in the Mercury's first game without Tina Charles. The Mercury announced earlier Saturday that they have parted ways with former MVP Tina Charles...

García's walk-off homer gives Rangers 3-2 win over Nationals

Jun. 25, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Give Adolis García a bat late for the Texas Rangers, and there’s a good chance he’ll do something to change the game. Exhibit 13 came Saturday. The Cuban slugger homered leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Rangers a 3-2...

AP sources: Watson to meet with NFL disciplinary officer

Jun. 25, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's short-term future with the Browns could be coming into focus. Cleveland's quarterback will have a hearing next week with NFL disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson, three people familiar with the scheduled meeting told The Associated Press on...

Astros' Javier, bullpen combine to no-hit Yanks in 3-0 win

Jun. 25, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier kept sending the New York Yankees back to their dugout in short order, taming his often inconsistent control and thwarting the team with baseball's best record, most runs and preeminent power. “We call him ‘The Reptile,’ because he doesn’t...

West Virginia helicopter crash victims identified

Jun. 25, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Medical examiners in West Virginia have released the names of six people killed in the crash of a Vietnam-era helicopter that gave tour rides. The aircraft crashed Wednesday during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts in...