Astros Hit 3 HRs to Back Up Keuchel in 5-2 Win Over Seattle

HOUSTON (AP) _ Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer and Colby Rasmus and rookie A.J. Reed added two-run shots in the fourth inning to back up a solid start by Dallas Keuchel and give the Houston Astros a 5-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Keuchel (6-9), last year’s AL Cy Young Award […]

Choo, Chirinos Homer to Lead Rangers Past Red Sox 7-2

BOSTON (AP) _ Shin-Soo Choo homered on David Price’s first pitch of the game, and Elvis Andrus scored to break a sixth-inning tie as the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Robinson Chirinos added a three-run homer in the ninth as the Rangers scored […]

Messi Gets Suspended Sentence

MADRID (AP) _ Soccer star Lionel Messi and his father have received suspended sentences of 21 months in prison for tax fraud in a Barcelona court. The court found both the Barcelona star and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, guilty of three counts of defrauding the tax department of $4.6 million. In Spain, sentences of […]

Memphis lands Chandler Parsons for 4 years, $94M

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that free agent forward Chandler Parsons has agreed to terms with the Memphis Grizzlies on a four-year deal worth $94 million. The two sides came to agreement on Friday afternoon after meeting in Los Angeles. The people spoke on the condition […]

Former Texas A&M Swimmer Cammile Adams Wins 200 Fly, Qualifies for Olympics

OMAHA, Neb. – Former Texas A&M NCAA Champion Cammile Adams punched her ticket to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a victory in the 200-meter butterfly on Thursday at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. For Adams, who swam for the Aggies from 2011-14, it was her second straight U.S. Olympic […]

Ex-Cowboy Spillman Convicted of Sexual Assault in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Former Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman has been convicted of sexual assault in a 2014 incident at a Dallas-area hotel. A Tarrant County jury deliberated less than two hours Thursday before returning the guilty verdict. Prosecution spokeswoman Samantha Jordan says the punishment phase will resume Friday morning, when Spillman […]

Seattle QB, TCU-ex Boykin Takes Plea Over Alamo Bowl Fracas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Former TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has pleaded no contest to resisting arrest over an incident that led to his suspension for his final college game at the Alamo Bowl. The Bexar County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Boykin, who signed with Seattle as an undrafted free agent, received a one-year […]

Champion Chanticleers: Coastal Carolina defeats Arizona 4-3

  By ERIC OLSON OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Coastal Carolina capitalized on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers won their first national championship in any sport with a 4-3 victory over Arizona in Game 3 of the College World Series finals on Thursday. The […]

Headley scores on passed ball in 9th, Yankees beat Texas 2-1

By RACHEL COHEN NEW YORK (AP) _ Chase Headley scored on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and the Yankees won in their final at-bat for the second straight game to beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Thursday afternoon. Four New York pitchers combined to strike out 16 Rangers […]

Cowboys’ McClain suspended again, for 10 games

By SCHUYLER DIXON IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Two people with knowledge of the situation says Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games next season for his second violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy in as many years. McClain was suspended the first four games last season. He signed a […]

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