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Houston overcomes weather and ECU in 31-24 win

Oct. 24, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alton McCaskill ran 25-yards for a touchdown in overtime and Houston's defense forced a turnover in the extra session and the Cougars beat East Carolina 31-24 late Saturday. The game, which was originally set to begin at 3 p.m. Central, was delayed 20...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Fort Bend Ridge Point 27, Fort Bend Elkins 7 ¶ Fort Bend Travis 23, Fort Bend Dulles 0 ¶ Houston Lamar 49, Houston Westside 0 ¶ Houston Langham Creek 35,...

Authorities seize nearly 63 pounds of cocaine in Sioux Falls

Oct. 23, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities seized almost 63 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop in Sioux Falls. Police and the South Dakota Highway Patrol say it’s likely the largest amount of cocaine seized in the city in recent history. The Argus...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 42, Odessa 7 ¶ Aldine Eisenhower 42, Aldine MacArthur 7 ¶ Allen 35, McKinney 14 ¶ Amarillo Tascosa 60, Lubbock Monterey 18 ¶...

Alvarez returns from double knee surgery to win ALCS MVP

Oct. 23, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two years after winning an AL Rookie of the Year Award, Yordan Alvarez has an AL Championship Series MVP to add to his trophy case. The 24-year-old Cuban was 4—for-4 with two doubles and a triple for the Houston Astros in Friday night’s...

García, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series

Oct. 23, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two of the youngest Houston Astros stars helped one of baseball’s oldest managers get another shot at a most elusive title. Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, MVP Yordan Alvarez did more damage at the plate and the Astros earned yet...

Red Sox run out of fight, fall to Astros in ALCS Game 6

Oct. 23, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Backs against the wall — occasionally by their own doing — these Boston Red Sox proved hard to pin down. The Houston Astros finally got them for good Friday night. Boston’s bats went quiet for the third straight game and the Red...

Houston Astros beat Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of ALCS to reach World Series for second time in three seasons

Oct. 22, 2021 23:56 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros beat Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game 6 of ALCS to reach World Series for second time in three seasons.

Wood helps Rockets rout Thunder 124-91 in home opener

Oct. 22, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood had 31 points and 14 rebounds and Houston beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-91 on Friday night in the Rockets' home opener. Oklahoma City had few answers for Wood, who went 13 for 19 from the field, including 4 of 6 from the 3-point line....

Analysis: Several NFL teams entering danger zone very early

Oct. 22, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

While it's too early to write off any NFL team's season — oh wait, we forgot about Detroit, Houston, Miami, Jacksonville and the rotten Big Apple — there is plenty of angst spread across the lower ends of the standings. As we dismiss those clubs mentioned above, we...