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Giants, Bills, Seahawks, Lions fans are breathing easier

Sep. 24, 2018 2:33 AM EDT

They're breathing easier in New Jersey, Seattle, and the Motor City, and taking in some rarefied air in western New York. That's what happens when your hapless, helpless and hopeless football teams suddenly turn nasty, effective and victorious. Most shocking, no doubt, was what the Bills did to the Vikings ....

Giants finally finish a game to get 27-22 win over Texans

Sep. 24, 2018 2:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After coming up just short in their first two games, the New York Giants figured out a way to finish a game on Sunday against the Houston Texans and get their first win. "We've become an almost team," quarterback Eli Manning said. "We've been close on a few things and (Sunday) we put it...

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

Sep. 23, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. The U.S. Marshals Service...

Snell wins 21st, 9th in row, as Rays beat Blue Jays 5-2

Sep. 23, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell boosted his Cy Young Award chances with another brilliant outing against the Blue Jays. Snell won his ninth straight start in Tampa Bay's 5-2 victory over Toronto on Sunday and boosted his record to 21-5. "I think I'll be telling my grandkids that I...

Winless Texans search for ways to turn things around

Sep. 23, 2018 7:17 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — With J.J. Watt and Deshaun Watson healthy and back on the field for the Houston Texans, expectations were high they'd turn things around after last year's dreadful season. Instead, Sunday's 27-22 loss to the New York Giants put them into an 0-3 hole and had coaches and players searching for...

Morton leaves Astros' 6-2 win over Angels due to shoulder

Sep. 23, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton's start was going to be short; Astros manager A.J. Hinch just didn't think this short. After noticing a dip in velocity, Morton left Houston's 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after one inning because of discomfort in his pitching shoulder. That is a potential...

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

Sep. 23, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After two difficult losses, Odell Beckham Jr. saw a different energy in the New York Giants on Sunday. "We came out and played like we loved the game of football and we were kids just having fun," the star receiver said. "It wasn't like: 'We're down 0-2 and we've got to win.' It was like:...

Report finds dozens of Texas gas leak explosions since 2006

Sep. 23, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — More than two dozen homes in north and central Texas have blown up since 2006 along a network of pipelines operated by one of the largest natural gas companies in the U.S, leading to nine deaths and badly injuring at least 22 other people, a newspaper reported Sunday. The Dallas Morning News...

Astros rally for 9 runs in 8th, beats Angels 10-5

Sep. 23, 2018 12:34 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager A.J. Hinch said the top of the eighth inning on Saturday night was one of the ugliest innings the Astros have had all season. The bottom half of the inning was easily one of the team's best innings of the year. Justin Verlander struck out 11 in six dominant innings, Jose...

Houston has 671 yards of offense, routs Texas Southern 70-14

Sep. 22, 2018 11:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — D'Eriq King accounted for four touchdowns as Houston scored on its first six possessions and routed Texas Southern 70-14 on Saturday night. Houston (3-1) put up a program-best 671 yards of offense against Texas Southern (1-3). The Cougars lead the nation with four straight games with 550...