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Officials ID 4 victims killed in airplane crash in Texas

Sep. 21, 2020 9:59 PM EDT

HILLTOP LAKES, Texas (AP) — Four people from Louisiana were killed when their single-engine airplane crashed in a Texas pasture while attempting an emergency landing, authorities said. The crash happened Sunday morning near the airport in Hilltop Lakes, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of...

Baylor University's McLane Stadium is shown Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Waco, Texas.  Baylor’s season opener against Houston, scheduled less than a week ago, was one of two FBS NCAA college football games postponed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, the day before before they were supposed play.  (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

Aranda optimistic Baylor will play Big 12 opener vs Kansas

Sep. 21, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda expressed optimism Monday that his team will be able to play its Big 12 opener against Kansas on Saturday after having to call off a game last weekend because of positive COVID-19 tests that affected a position group. Declining to discuss specifics, Aranda said...

A flooded streets in Rockport, Texas, as Tropical Storm Beta approaches on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.  (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)

Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring

Sep. 21, 2020 8:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. Beta’s winds were weakening as it got closer to making landfall sometime...

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walks off the field with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. Baltimore won 33-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Terrible run defense has Houston Texans in 0-2 hole

Sep. 21, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have been terrible against the run to start this season and it has left them in an 0-2 hole with a trip to Pittsburgh looming on Sunday. Houston allowed the Ravens to rush for 230 yards in a 33-16 loss this weekend after the Chiefs ran for 166 yards in their...

Argyle keeps top spot in Texas Football 4A D-I rankings

Sep. 21, 2020 2:11 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 (preseason) Rank School (Record) Week 4 Prv rank 1 Galena Park North Shore (0-0) Idle 1 2 Duncanville (0-0) Idle 2 3 Katy (0-0) Idle 3 4 Austin Westlake...

Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram (21) runs for a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Run defense breaks down again for Texans, who fall to 0-2

Sep. 20, 2020 10:17 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mark Ingram, Gus Edwards and Lamar Jackson each ran for more yards individually than the Texans did as a team in the latest embarrassment for Houston's run defense. Ten days earlier, the Texans allowed 166 yards rushing to the Kansas City Chiefs in their season-opening loss. The Baltimore...

A Corpus Christi police office places a barricade to close Laguna Shores Boulevard due to flooding on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Forecasters say Tropical Storm Beta is slowly churning through the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas and Louisiana, stirring worries that it could bring heavy rain, flooding and storm surge to a storm-weary stretch of the Gulf Coast. (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)

Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas and Louisiana

Sep. 20, 2020 10:06 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress to a part of the country that has already been drenched and battered during this year's unusually busy hurricane season. While Beta could bring up to 20 inches (51...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Ravens extend regular-season run, dominate Texans 33-16

Sep. 20, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens' multifaceted rushing attack, which led the NFL last year by nearly 1,000 yards, was slow to get going in the first half against the Houston Texans. No matter. Mark Ingram, quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Ravens pounded away at Houston after halftime and ran away with...

Houston Astros George Springer, right, dives for home plate on his inside the park home run as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Carson Kelly, left, waits for the ball during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Springer hits inside-the-park HR, Astros top D-backs 3-2

Sep. 20, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer homered twice, including an inside-the-park shot, to lead the Houston Astros over the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday. Carlos Correa drove in the go-ahead run for Houston with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning. Springer’s two home runs gave him 13 this year. He...

Dynamo score twice in 2nd half to tie Minnesota United 2-2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Maynor Figueroa's scored his first goal of the season in the 69th minute and the Houston Dynamo overcame a two-goal deficit to tie Minnesota United 2-2 on Saturday night. Figueroa connected on a header from the left of the goalmouth off a rebound. Darwin Quintero — on his birthday...