Author: Associated Press

Braves lead Astros 3-1 in World Series

Astros a big zero in key spots, one loss from WS elimination

ATLANTA (AP) — Time and time again, the Houston Astros clogged the bases. So much traffic early, it looked like the notorious congestion on the Downtown Connecter that drives Atlanta commuters crazy. Only for the Astros, hardly anyone ever got…

Kansas State defeats TCU 31-12

Anudike-Uzomah’s 6 sacks lead K-State past TCU

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After watching Kansas State’s Felix Anudike-Uzomah match a Division I record with six sacks in a 31-12 victory over TCU on Saturday, coach Chris Klieman made the kind of observation that should send chills through Big…

Wake Forest remains undefeated

Hartman, No. 13 Wake Forest top Duke 45-7

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sam Hartman continued his recent tear by accounting for five touchdowns to help No. 13 Wake Forest beat Duke 45-7 on Saturday, giving the Demon Deacons their best start in program history. Hartman threw for 402…

Oklahoma defeats Texas Tech 52-21

Williams throws 6 TD passes, No. 4 Oklahoma routs Texas Tech

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Caleb Williams threw for 402 yards and six touchdowns and No. 4 Oklahoma finally put together a complete game, rolling past Texas Tech 52-21 on Saturday. The true freshman quarterback tied Kyler Murray and Landry Jones…

Longhorns blow big lead as Baylor wins 31-24

No. 16 Baylor wins

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor running back Abram Smith took a quick pitch left, reversed field after spinning away from a defender and scampered for a touchdown. That play was quite appropriate since the 16th-ranked Bears and Texas are going…

Woman and her boyfriend arrested in death of woman's child

The boy's remains were discovered in the apartment on Oct. 25

HOUSTON (AP) - A woman and her boyfriend have been arrested in the death of the woman's 8-year-old son, whose skeletal remains were found inside a Houston-area apartment with three surviving but apparently abandoned siblings. Brian W. Coulter, the boyfriend…

Authorities: Man shot into apartment, causing explosion

Investigators believe a man shot into an apartment and hit a gas line connected to a stove

DALLAS (AP) - Authorities in Dallas say a man shot into an apartment and hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured seven people, including four firefighters. The Dallas Morning News reports that Phillip Dankins faces seven counts of…

ESPN announcer Dick Vitale discloses lymphoma diagnosis

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time this year. The Basketball Hall of Fame announcer said he has undergone tests that show he has…

Prescott says calf injury not an issue as Cowboys enter bye

Prescott needed help getting to the locker room after the dramatic 35-29 win over the Patriots

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott promised not to miss any time after straining his right calf on the touchdown pass in overtime that gave the Dallas Cowboys their first win at New England since 1987. The star quarterback believes…

Cowboys defeat Patriots 35-29

Prescott TD pass lifts Cowboys in OT win over Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dak Prescott wasn’t going to let anything prevent him from enjoying the moment. While his team celebrated around him after he threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime to beat the New Patriots 35-29…

Colts defeat Texans 31-3

Indianapolis gets in sync in win over Houston

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally figured out how to deliver a knockout punch Sunday. They capitalized on turnovers, made big plays at timely moments and, yes, even managed to protect a late lead. Carson Wentz threw two long…

Georgia defeats Kentucky 30-13

Bennett, Bowers, D lead No. 1 Georgia past Kentucky

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The final seconds were meaningless. Except to the Georgia defense. For the first time all season, the fearsome Bulldogs gave up two touchdowns in a game Saturday. It didn’t really matter as they romped to another…

Red Sox tie series with Astros

Boston’s 2 slams lead 9-5 ALCS win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers helped the Red Sox have a grand old time in Houston. Boston became the first team to slug two grand slams in a postseason game, with Martinez and Devers connecting in the…

Cowboys defeat Longhorns 32-24

No 12 Oklahoma State rallies late to beat No. 25 Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing a big early deficit on the road at Texas, Oklahoma State leaned on the two things that had kept the Cowboys undefeated so far: defense and a punishing run game that could grind out the…

Cowboys defeat Giants 44-20

Prescott, Cowboys beat Giants year after ankle injury

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott celebrated until the end with more than 90,000 fans in his home stadium for a third consecutive week — and third straight win for the rolling Dallas Cowboys. This one was maybe a little…

Patriots defeat Texans 25-22

Patriots use late field goal to get win over Texans

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Mac Jones threw a touchdown pass to tie it in the fourth quarter and Nick Folk’s 21-yard field goal with 15 seconds left lifted the New England Patriots to a 25-22 win over the Houston Texans…

Sooners defeat Longhorns 55-48

Brooks 2 late TDs, No. 6 Oklahoma beats Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Kennedy Brooks ran for 217 yards and two go-ahead touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including a 33-yard romp with 3 seconds left, and sixth-ranked Oklahoma beat No. 21 Texas 55-48 on Saturday in the Red River rivalry…

John Brooks to miss US World Cup qualifiers with back injury

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defender John Brooks will miss the United States’ three World Cup qualifiers this month because of a back injury. Wolfsburg coach Mark van Bommel said Monday that the 28-year-old Brooks will not travel from Germany to…

Cowboys defeat Panthers 36-28

Prescott, Cowboys keep rolling

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott threw four touchdown passes, Ezekiel Elliott had his first 100-yard rushing game of the season against the NFL’s No. 1 defense and the Dallas Cowboys beat the Carolina Panthers 36-28 on Sunday. Elliott finished…

Texans shut out 40-0 by the Bills

Bills force 5 turnovers, overwhelm Mills and Texans

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds had the first of Buffalo’s four interceptions, and the Bills suffocated the offensively inept Houston Texans in a 40-0 win on Sunday. Micah Hyde, Tyler Matakevich and Jaquan Johnson, in his first…

Texas beats TCU 32-27

Robinson runs for 216 yards, 2 TDs as Texas beats TCU 32-27

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bijan Robinson ran six consecutive times to open the final game-cinching drive for Texas, including a first down on a hard third-down run after TCU had called its last timeout. He then added 13 more…

Falcons defeat Giants 17-14

Smith first win, beat Giants on Eli’s day

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After three games and a lot of ugly football, Arthur Smith finally picked up his first win as an NFL coach and his first game ball, courtesy of Matt Ryan. As far as celebratory dancing…