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Texans rookie Mills to start at QB Thursday against Panthers

Sep. 21, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers with Tyrod Taylor out with a hamstring injury. Coach David Culley announced the decision Tuesday and said Taylor would be inactive. Culley...

Valdez, González, Maldonado send Astros past Angels 10-0

Sep. 21, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With a well-rested Framber Valdez on the mound turning in one of his best performances in an outstanding season, the Houston Astros really didn't need all the runs they racked up on a blowout night at the Big A. Valdez pitched seven innings of...

Texas woman dies in hit-and-run crash in Phoenix suburb

Sep. 21, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A woman killed in a hit-and-run crash in Chandler has been identified as a Texas resident, according to authorities. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 47-year-old Shanna Outie of Houston was pronounced dead last Friday and was the...

Houston officer dead, another wounded while serving warrant

Sep. 20, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was killed and another was wounded Monday morning during a shooting that also killed a 31-year-old man whom the officers were attempting to arrest on drug charges, authorities said. The veteran officers were each shot multiple...

AAC Commissioner Aresco gets contract extension through 2025

Sep. 20, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco for three years through June 2025, the league announced Monday. Aresco, a former CBS Sports executive, was hired as Big East commissioner in 2012 during sweeping...

Texans' Mills must improve if Taylor is out against Panthers

Sep. 20, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans hope Tyrod Taylor can play Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. However, if his hamstring injury keeps him out, coach David Culley believes rookie Davis Mills can run the offense effectively. “Our team...

Denton Guyer moves up after winning Texas 6A top-10 matchup

Sep. 20, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 4, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 4 Prv rank 1 Austin Westlake (3-0) Idle 1 ...

Houston mayor says officer dead from gunshot wounds suffered while serving arrest warrant, another officer hospitalized

Sep. 20, 2021 11:59 AM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston mayor says officer dead from gunshot wounds suffered while serving arrest warrant, another officer hospitalized.

Taylor day to day with injury for Texans; Watson won't play

Sep. 20, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback Tyrod Taylor is day to day with a hamstring injury as the Texans face a quick turnaround with a Thursday night game against Carolina. If Taylor can’t play, Deshaun Watson will not be an option, with coach David Culley saying Monday...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Sep. 20, 2021 10:01 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. Sept. 16, 2021. Editorial: Gov. Abbott, please recognize International Underground Railroad Month September is International Underground Railroad Month. Gov. Greg Abbott should recognize it with an official proclamation. ...