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No major injuries after plane runs off Texas runway, burns

Oct. 19, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

BROOKSHIRE, Texas (AP) — No one was seriously hurt when an airplane taking passengers to the AL Championship Series game in Boston ran off a runway and burned Tuesday morning near Houston, authorities said. The McDonnell Douglas MD-87 was carrying 21 people when it...

Astros scramble after pitchers pounded for 25 runs by Boston

Oct. 19, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston's pitching staff will need to adjust quickly after allowing 25 runs and 32 hits to Boston in the first three games of the AL Championship Series, a barrage that made the loss of injured Lance McCullers Jr. seem acute. Kyle Schwarber hit Boston’s...

Houston Holocaust survivor given France's Legion of Honor

Oct. 18, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — An 88-year-old Holocaust survivor from Houston who has spent decades educating people on the genocide of Jews during World War II has been honored by France. The Houston Chronicle reports that Ruth Steinfeld was awarded the Legion of Honor, France's...

Denton Guyer drops out of Texas prep top 10 after 1st loss

Oct. 18, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 8, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 8 Prv rank 1 Austin Westlake (7-0) W: Buda Hays, 77-0 1...

Turnovers by Mills doom Texans to fifth straight loss

Oct. 18, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans hoped Davis Mills would take another step forward Sunday against Indianapolis to help them snap a four-game skid. Instead, the rookie quarterback threw two interceptions after halftime to doom the Texans to another embarrassing loss. ...

Analysis: NFL loaded with mediocre teams 6 weeks into season

Oct. 18, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

Six weeks into the NFL season and each conference has only six teams with a winning record. A league that prides itself on parity is loaded with mediocre and poor teams. Five clubs have one win, the Lions are winless and four division races are all...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Oct. 18, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. Oct. 16, 2021. Editorial: We blame legislative meddling for the Holocaust controversy in Southlake If any American community embodies the national frenzy about how we teach race in schools, it’s Southlake. The acrimony over...

Seattle's Darrell Taylor taken to hospital after scary hit

Oct. 18, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

Seahawks linebacker Darrell Taylor had movement in all of his extremities after leaving Seattle's game Sunday night against Pittsburgh late in the fourth quarter on a stretcher with an unspecified injury. Taylor fell to the ground after a collision during a 3-yard gain by...

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game

Oct. 17, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time...

Removed Robert E. Lee statue now on display at Texas resort

Oct. 17, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

TERLINGUA, Texas (AP) — A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that the city of Dallas removed from a park and later sold in an online auction is now on display at a golf resort in West Texas. The bronze sculpture, which was removed from the Dallas park in...