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Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown (11) runs ahead of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden (23) as Brown scores a touchdown on a 73-yard pass reception in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

The Latest: Titans rallying in matchup of unbeatens

Oct. 25, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 3:40 p.m. The Tennessee Titans are staging a furious rally in the day's marquee game. Unbeaten Pittsburgh still leads unbeaten Tennessee 27-24, but the Titans have cut into the lead after trailing 27-7 earlier in the second half. Derrick Henry cut the lead to...

2 killed when small plane crashes northeast of Houston

Oct. 25, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

WOODBRANCH, Texas (AP) — Officials say two persons were killed in the crash of a small plane Sunday morning north of Houston. The crash happened about 8:30 a.m. Sunday in a residential neighborhood in Woodbranch, 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Houston. The Federal Aviation Administration reports the...

Martin Truex Jr. (19) competes in a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Truex bumped back in Texas, docked 20 points over spoiler

Oct. 25, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. was sent to the back of the field for NASCAR's Cup race at Texas and docked 20 points while crew chief James Small was ejected for an illegal spoiler. The 2017 Cup champion and runner-up the past two seasons also was fined $35,000. The points deduction still leaves...

NASCAR Texas Trucks Series driver Sheldon Creed (2) comes out of Turn 4 onto the front stretch during an auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Creed gets in Truck series final 4 with victory in Texas

Oct. 25, 2020 2:54 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Sheldon Creed qualified for the championship round of the NASCAR Truck series by winning the two-lap shootout to end a wild finish at Texas on Sunday. Creed's series-leading fourth win put him in the championship finale at Phoenix alongside Brett Moffitt, who qualified with last...

Father Jonathan Gonzalez celebrates a drive-in Sunday Mass set up to circumvent the regulations that prevent concentrations in religious temples, imposed since March by the authorities to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, at the parking lot of the

UN chief says COVID-19 is 'the greatest crisis of our age'

Oct. 25, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

BERLIN — The head of the United Nations said Sunday that “the Covid-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis of our age.” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened an online session of the World Health Summit with a call for worldwide solidarity in the global crisis and demanded that developed...

Sheriff: Boy, 3, fatally shoots self at his birthday party

Oct. 25, 2020 1:16 PM EDT

PORTER, Texas (AP) — A 3-year-old Houston-area boy was killed when he shot himself accidentally at his own birthday party, sheriff's officials said. The incident was reported shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday at a home in Porter, 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston, according to a statement from the...

3 men found shot fatally in Dallas warehouse district

Oct. 25, 2020 11:47 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Police say three men have been found shot fatally in a northwest Dallas warehouse district early Sunday. Officers went to the scene about 2:30 a.m. Sunday where they found the wounded men. A police statement says one man died at the scene while the other two died a short time later at a...

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, left, talk with quarterback Justin Fields during the second half of their NCAA college football game against Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 52-17. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman race begins as Fields enters

Oct. 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

Now that Justin Fields has arrived, the Heisman Trophy race can begin. Though the front-runner might not be the quarterback you think. Fields made up some ground Saturday with a spectacular season debut for No. 5 Ohio State against Nebraska. He went 20 for 21 for 276 yards and a couple of touchdowns. His only...

BYU fans sit among BYU cutout fans in the first half during an NCAA college football game against Texas State Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Wilson leads No. 12 BYU past Texas State 52-14

Oct. 25, 2020 3:49 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU’s offense is becoming virtually unstoppable with Zach Wilson at the controls. Wilson threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns to lead the No. 12 Cougars to a 52-14 victory over Texas State on Saturday night. He had at least 200 yards passing before halftime for the fourth time...

Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena fails on the way way to home plate during the ninth inning in Game 4 of the baseball World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 to tie the series 2-2 games. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Arozarena slugs into WS history, stumbles into October lore

Oct. 25, 2020 2:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hours after slugging his way into World Series history, Randy Arozarena stumbled into October lore. Is there anything this rookie can't do? The winning run the Cuban sensation scored in a frenetic ninth inning will have fans talking for years after the Tampa Bay Rays stunned the Los...