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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 06, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Houston Chronicle. Dec. 5, 2021. Editorial: Abbott guarantees Texas grid is ready for winter. Where have we heard that before? Take it with a grain of salt, we’re told, about information from an questionable source. Gov. Greg...

Gordon, Wood guide Rockets past Pelicans for 6th win in row

Dec. 05, 2021 23:04 PM EST

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Eric Gordon and Christian Wood both scored 23 points, and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-108 on Sunday night for their sixth straight win. The Rockets have pieced together the run after losing 15 straight games. ...

The Latest: Kickers had 7 missed XPs in afternoon games

Dec. 05, 2021 19:54 PM EST

The Latest from Week 13 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:50 p.m. It’s been another rough day for NFL kickers. With only the Sunday night matchup between the Broncos and Chiefs remaining, kickers have...

Tyrod Taylor could lose job as Texans QB after Sunday's flop

Dec. 05, 2021 18:50 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tyrod Taylor’s days as Houston’s starting quarterback could be numbered. The veteran was benched in the third quarter of a 31-0 loss to Indianapolis on Sunday, and coach David Culley said he’d decide if he’d keep his job later this week. ...

Taylor's two-TD day helps Colts rout woeful Texans 31-0

Dec. 05, 2021 18:03 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Darius Leonard and the Indianapolis Colts defense had one goal entering Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. “Before we even went out there, I said: ‘If we don’t shut these guys out, we didn’t do good enough,'" he said. ...

No. 21 Houston faces SEC's Auburn in Birmingham Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 17:33 PM EST

No. 21 Houston (11-2, American) vs Auburn (6-6, SEC), Dec. 28, 12 p.m. ET LOCATION: Birmingham, Alabama TOP PLAYERS Auburn: CB Roger McCreary is a potential first-round NFL draft pick. McCreary has 49 tackles, two interceptions...

11-year-old girl injured when shots fired at Houston home

Dec. 05, 2021 17:12 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Police say they're searching for suspects after an 11-year-old girl was struck several times by gunfire early Sunday after shots were fired at a Houston home. Houston police said the girl was taken to a hospital where she was in serious but stable...

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. ...