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No. 3 Cincinnati claims AAC crown, possible playoff spot

Dec. 04, 2021 21:07 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jerome Ford rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns, Desmond Ridder threw three touchdown passes and No. 3 Cincinnati broke open a close game in the third quarter and rolled past No. 16 Houston 35-20 in the American Athletic Conference championship game Saturday. ...

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 04, 2021 11:33 AM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco at...

Gordon's late shot lifts Rockets over Magic 118-116

Dec. 03, 2021 23:29 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Eric Gordon scored 24 points and his short jumper with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Houston Rockets to their fifth consecutive win, 118-116 over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Houston had dropped 15 straight before its winning streak. ...

Mark scores 22, No. 15 Houston routs Bryant 111-44

Dec. 03, 2021 23:19 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tramon Mark tied a career high with 22 points, Josh Carlton added a season-high 17 and No. 15 Houston won its third straight, beating Bryant 111-44 on Friday night. Fabian White Jr. had 13 of his 16 points in the first half, and Carlton scored eight as...

Plumber's find possibly tied to 2014 Texas megachurch theft

Dec. 03, 2021 17:42 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — For more than seven years, no one has known what happened to $600,000 in checks and cash that was stolen from a safe at Pastor Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch, which has one of the largest congregations in the country. Now, there’s a possible plot...

EPA head: 'Journey to Justice' tour 'really personal for me'

Dec. 03, 2021 13:33 PM EST

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling oil refinery whose sounds and smells keep him up at night and a massive grain elevator that covers his pickup in dust and, he says, exacerbates his breathing problems. ...

Indy's Taylor could be in for big game at terrible Texans

Dec. 02, 2021 17:48 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jonathan Taylor didn’t have a great game for the Indianapolis Colts last week and still finished with 83 yards rushing and a touchdown. On Sunday, the NFL’s leading rusher will have a great chance to bounce back when he faces the Houston Texans...

No. 3 Cincinnati hosts No. 16 Houston for AAC championship

Dec. 02, 2021 12:28 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — There are larger implications for No. 3 Cincinnati — namely staying in the College Football Playoff picture — when the Bearcats meets No. 16 Houston in the American Athletic Conference championship. But the Bearcats certainly need a win Saturday to...

Nevada jury says health insurer undercut ER reimbursements

Dec. 01, 2021 19:27 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Nevada has found one of the nation’s largest health insurers liable for underpaying millions of dollars to out-of-network emergency medical providers in what plaintiffs’ attorneys argued was a systematic bid to boost company profits. The...

Pause on Houston highway project partially lifted amid talks

Dec. 01, 2021 16:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Transportation Commission said it has reached an agreement with the Federal Highway Administration that would allow the state to resume design work on certain parts of a disputed project that would remake 24 miles along Interstate 45 and several other roadways in...