Cano’s homers Mariners top Astros 12-4, boost playoff hopes

HOUSTON (AP) _ Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 12-4 Wednesday to keep pressure on the other AL wild-card contenders. Kyle Seager added another three-run drive in the eighth, his 30th home run this season, as Seattle pulled within 11/2 games of Baltimore […]

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has hairline knee fracture

FRISCO, Texas (AP) _ Dez Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, but Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says the receiver might not miss a game. Bryant didn’t practice Wednesday, the same day the team got back results of an MRI and three days after getting hurt in a […]

County OKs Initial Funding for $105M Astrodome Redevelopment

HOUSTON (AP) _ Initial funding has been approved for a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the two bottom floors to accommodate about 1,400 parking spaces. Harris County commissioners voted Tuesday to spend $10.5 million on the project’s initial design. Plans call for the bottom floors of the county-owned Astrodome […]

Houston’s Watt Re-injures Back, Could Miss Entire Season

HOUSTON (AP) _ A person familiar with J.J. Watt’s condition says he has re-injured his back and the Houston Texans expect him to be out until at least December, and possibly the entire season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the team hasn’t confirmed the injury. […]

Astros Use Big Sixth Inning to Get 8-4 Win Over Mariners

HOUSTON (AP) _ George Springer had three hits, including a two-run double during a six-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night. The victory leaves Seattle two games behind Baltimore for the second AL wild card and cuts Houston’s deficit in the race to 2 1/2 games. The […]

Lucroy’s Two-Run Double Helps Rangers Beat Brewers 6-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Jonathan Lucroy hit a go-ahead, two-run double against his former team in the sixth inning to help the Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Tuesday night. The Rangers now have a half-game lead over Boston for the best record in the American League. The Red Sox lost 6-4 to […]

Aggie Football Media Day: South Carolina

Head Coach Kevin Sumlin   Defensive Coordinator John Chavis   Offensive Coordinator Noel Mazzone   Safety Justin Evans   Defensive End Daeshon Hall   Wide Receiver Christian Kirk   Linebacker Richard Moore   Quarterback Connor McQueen

Cowboys’ Collins headed to IR; Texans’ Brown could return to field on Sunday

AP source: Cowboys OL Collins headed to IR with toe injury FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A person with knowledge of the injury says Dallas left guard La’el Collins will be placed on injured reserve with a possible return late in the season because of a right toe injury. Collins left late in the first half […]

Astros fall to Mariners in Extras; Rangers out-slugged by Brewers

Cano’s homer in 11th lifts Mariners to 4-3 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Cano hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 4-3 on Monday night. Houston scored two runs in the ninth, but then Cano sent a slider […]

Texas A&M’s Win Over Arkansas Yields SEC, National Weekly Honors

Texas A&M’s convincing victory over the then-No. 17-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks at AT&T Stadium last Saturday yielded weekly honors for juniorArmani Watts, freshman Trayveon Williams and graduate Trevor Knight on Monday. Watts and Williams earned weekly honors from the Southeastern Conference, while Knight was honored by the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award and the Manning Award. […]

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