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No. 9 Oklahoma, Murray at TCU looking to overcome 1st loss

Oct. 19, 2018 12:01 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyler Murray has had nearly two weeks to stew over his first loss as Oklahoma's starting quarterback. "After the game I probably said about six words," Murray said. "But I think losing that game is definitely a learning lesson. ... I can only learn from it and get better from it."...

Court to hear case over ID of Texas execution drug supplier

Oct. 19, 2018 11:58 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court has reversed itself and granted the state's request to review a case dealing with the disclosure of an execution drug supplier that officials have fought for years to keep secret. The Texas Supreme Court on Friday approved the state's appeal asking that it review a...

San Antonio approves $450M Alamo redevelopment project

Oct. 19, 2018 11:52 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio City Council has approved a $450 million redevelopment plan for the Alamo, marking a new chapter for the city's nearly 300-year-old public square. The San Antonio Express-News reports that the council on Thursday voted in favor of the proposal, including controversial...

Red Sox sail into World Series, set for ace Sale's return

Oct. 19, 2018 3:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — David Price, at last, looked like a postseason ace. Craig Kimbrel pitched a lockdown inning. And much-maligned Jackie Bradley Jr. became an MVP. Most everything went right for the Red Sox as they sailed into the World Series. Now the big question for Boston: Is everything all right with ace...

Haas fighting for 'best of the rest' in year 3

Oct. 19, 2018 2:41 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The third season for Haas F1 has been its best, even if it's been a bit bizarre. Formula One's only U.S.-based team has scored the most points in its young history and overcome some serious bumbles early to compete with — and beat — some of the legacy team names in F1....

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

Oct. 19, 2018 2:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — What a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He's taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series. David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. Next stop...

Red Sox ace Sale feeling better, set to start in Series

Oct. 19, 2018 2:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Sale is set to make his next scheduled start for the Boston Red Sox. And now, he knows that will be in the World Series. Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Thursday that Sale threw on flat ground again earlier in the day and was feeling better since a stomach illness led to him spending a...

Verlander, Astros can't soar into another World Series.

Oct. 19, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros couldn't soar into another World Series. A year after Houston won the first title in the team's 56 seasons, Verlander had a rare off night in an elimination game and the Astros lost the AL Championship Series to the Boston Red Sox in five games. "This...

JBJ is MVP! Jackie Bradley Jr. wins ALCS prize for Red Sox

Oct. 19, 2018 1:19 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. had only three hits in the AL Championship Series. He certainly made them count. Batting at the bottom of the order, Bradley homered twice and drove in nine runs to win Most Valuable Player honors as the Boston Red Sox powered their way past Houston and into the World...

Texas' O'Rourke tells national audience he'd impeach Trump

Oct. 19, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he'd vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed immigration policies and gun control — unapologetically liberal...