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AP Source: Houston QB King out for season with torn meniscus

Nov. 16, 2018 10:21 PM EST

Houston quarterback D'Eriq King is expected to miss the rest of the season after tearing the meniscus in his right knee during the Cougars' victory against Tulane, a person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press on Friday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team was not...

Oliver says outburst was brought on by 'misunderstanding"

Nov. 16, 2018 9:48 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver says his sideline outburst at Cougars coach Major Applewhite was the result of a "misunderstanding" and he looks forward to "moving forward with his teammates." Houston released short statements from Oliver and Applewhite on Friday night. Oliver said the...

Patrick Carr runs for 139 yards; Houston beats Tulane 48-17

Nov. 16, 2018 12:46 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Patrick Carr ran for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns and Houston rolled to a 48-17 victory over Tulane on Thursday night. Houston (8-3, 5-2 American Athletic Conference) rebounded from its only home loss, 59-49, to Temple last week. The Cougars conclude their regular season at...

Injured Houston star Oliver storms off field, angry at coach

Nov. 16, 2018 12:45 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston star defensive tackle Ed Oliver, who was not in uniform against Tulane on Thursday night, became angry and shouted at Cougars coach Major Applewhite as the team left the sideline at halftime and did not return to the field for the second half. After Houston beat Tulane 48-17,...

Harden scores 27 as Rockets rout Warriors 107-86

Nov. 15, 2018 11:59 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — For a team with championship hopes, it seems a bit silly for the Houston Rockets to be happy about being .500. But after the way they started the season, the Rockets took a moment to appreciate their recent progress after a rout of Golden State on Thursday night improved them to 7-7. James...

Police release 911 calls from warehouse shooting suspect

Nov. 15, 2018 11:49 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two hours after authorities say a 30-year-old man shot and wounded three co-workers at an Albuquerque warehouse, he called 911 to tell police he had been the one who opened fire at his workplace after hearing voices in his head. In a pair of 911 calls released Thursday, Waid...

Rockets "parting ways" with 10-time All-Star Anthony

Nov. 15, 2018 11:43 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Anthony and "working toward a resolution." Anthony played just 10 games for the Rockets after signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal during the...

Potential classic on Monday night in Chiefs-Rams, now in LA

Nov. 15, 2018 11:33 PM EST

What some are calling the NFL's Game of the Year already has made huge headlines by being moved out of Mexico City because of poor playing conditions. Chiefs-Rams is back in Los Angeles, in prime time and, if it lives up to its billing, could be a wild, high-scoring affair. Regardless of who wins, both clubs...

Thomas used bye week to catch up for 2nd game with Texans

Nov. 15, 2018 2:47 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — While most of his new teammates were relaxing on beaches or attending football games at their universities during Houston's bye week, Demaryius Thomas was at NRG Stadium studying the playbook and watching film. Thomas, who was acquired from Denver on Oct. 30, didn't have the luxury of a...

AP Exclusive: Walmart US CEO talks technology, workers

Nov. 15, 2018 10:20 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — When Walmart's Greg Foran took over as CEO of the discounter's U.S. division four years ago, he found messy stores with lots of items that were frequently out of stock. The 57-year-old New Zealand native dove in, making sure shelves were loaded with the most popular products and establishing...