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Mexico's week of drug violence shakes administration

Aug. 15, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Days of widespread drug cartel arson and shootings in four states last week have left Mexicans asking why the drug cartels exploded and what do they want. The attacks killed 11 people, including a young boy and four radio station employees who were randomly...

Wishbone fullback Worster of great Texas teams dead at 73

Aug. 15, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Steve Worster, the powerful fullback in a bruising wishbone offense that led Texas to the undisputed national championship in 1969 and the brink of another a year later, died Saturday. He was 73. The Texas athletic department announced the death, for which no...

Ex-NFL star Aqib Talib's brother turns self in after slaying

Aug. 15, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

LANCASTER, Texas (AP) — The brother of retired NFL cornerback Aqib Talib turned himself in to authorities Monday after police identified him as the suspect in the shooting death of a coach at a youth football game in Texas. Police said that a murder warrant was issued for Yaqub...

Rangers fire manager Chris Woodward short of his 500th game

Aug. 15, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired manager Chris Woodward on Monday, with the team on pace for its sixth consecutive losing season and fourth since he took over the team. The move came with Woodward only two games shy of managing his 500th game with the Rangers. He...

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Chris Woodward in in his fourth season with the team

Aug. 15, 2022 14:44 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have fired manager Chris Woodward in in his fourth season with the team.

Seager, Sborz lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3

Aug. 14, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager doubled twice and scored twice, including the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series. Josh Sborz (1-0) struck out five of the seven batters he faced in the...

Javier goes 6 strong, Bregman homers as Astros down A's 6-3

Aug. 14, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Cristian Javier threw six shutout innings, Alex Bregman hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros swept the Oakland Athletics with a 6-3 win on Sunday. Bregman's 16th homer against Cole Irvin (6-10) was his second straight day with a two-run shot in the first. He...

With Watson on board, Browns bracing for more boos on road

Aug. 14, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The booing has begun, and it's only the preseason. The Cleveland Browns expect it to increase and intensify over the months ahead. Deshaun Watson is a target, and so are his teammates. As they prepare for Watson to be suspended by the NFL for...

G5 teams could have fewer chances vs. P5 after realignment

Aug. 14, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

Cincinnati set itself up to become the first Group of Five team to make the College Football Playoff by winning at Notre Dame. While the Bearcats fulfilled their playoff aspirations last year — they had to win every regular-season game to even be in consideration for the four-team...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Aug. 14, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. August 14, 2022. Editorial: Texas Republicans must extend health care for new mothers after abortion ban Republican lawmakers who voted to ban abortion in Texas say they’re committed to protecting the health of pregnant women who are now...