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Texas archdiocese challenges LGBT anti-discrimination rights

Nov. 15, 2019 3:20 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas archdiocese wants to become a foster care provider, but only if it can be exempt from adhering to federal safeguards against anti-LGBT discrimination. The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is joining the Texas Attorney General’s office and the Department of Family and...

No. 18 Memphis visits Houston looking for 4th straight win

Nov. 15, 2019 2:25 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Coach Mike Norvell was forced to talk about his future this week as No. 18 Memphis prepared for its visit to Houston on Saturday. Norvell's name has come up in the speculation over who might be the next coach at Arkansas, where Chad Morris was recently fired. "It's a compliment," Norvell...

No. 2 Baylor women top Houston Baptist 112-42 without Cox

Nov. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor will be able to get by just fine for now while letting preseason AP All-America post Lauren Cox rest and recover from a foot issue. Te’a Cooper had 23 points and 10 assists, Queen Egbo scored a career-high 21 points starting in place of Cox and the Lady Bears beat...

Texas baby born without much of his skin finally goes home

Nov. 14, 2019 10:04 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A baby boy born in Texas without much of his skin is finally at home after months of treatment involving grafts of skin grown in a lab from his own cells. Ten-month-old Ja’bari Gray was released Wednesday from the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, where he received the...

Angels’ Trout overcomes injury, tragedy to win 3rd AL MVP

Nov. 14, 2019 9:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It had never been so difficult for Mike Trout to arrive at the ballpark, get his mind and body ready, and perform at the level baseball fans have come to expect. And still, nobody did it better in the American League. Trout overcame injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP award Thursday...

Harden scores 47 points, Rockets beat Clippers 102-93

Nov. 13, 2019 11:57 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was pestered and harassed on defense by Patrick Beverley for most of Houston’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Despite all of Beverley’s antics Harden still scored 47 points and the Rockets outlasted the Clippers 102-93 in a wild game that...

Astros sign stealing charges latest to tarnish reputation

Nov. 13, 2019 8:26 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Not too long ago, the Houston Astros were the feel-good story of baseball. Led by their diminutive Venezuelan dynamo and featuring smart play on the field and in the front office, they emerged from a morass of awful seasons that got them mocked as the ‘Lastros and ascended to the top...

Texans-Ravens could be first of many Watson-Jackson duels

Nov. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EST

This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after leading Clemson to...

Houston’s Gordon expected to miss 6 weeks after knee surgery

Nov. 13, 2019 12:59 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss about six weeks. Gordon was injured on Monday night against New Orleans and general manager Daryl Morey announced that he had surgery on Wednesday. Gordon has appeared in nine games with two...

Sasser guides Houston past Alabama State 84-56

Nov. 12, 2019 11:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 14 points off the bench and Houston breezed to an 84-56 victory over Alabama State in the Cougars' season opener on Tuesday night. Quentin Grimes had 13 points for Houston, while Dejon Jarreau and reserve Justin Gorham scored 11 apiece. Fabian White Jr. pitched in with...