HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Imelda is threatening to dump up to 18 inches (46 centimeters) of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days.
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander is approaching some important personal milestones.
Houston's ace is far more concerned with the goals his team is on the cusp of achieving.
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in the Houston area were preparing high-water vehicles and staging rescue boats Tuesday as Tropical Storm Imelda moved in from the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to dump up...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released punter Trevor Daniel after he ranked 25th in the NFL in yards per punt through two games and signed free agent Bryan Anger.
Texas Rangers (74-77, third in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (98-53, first in the AL West)
Houston; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Lance Lynn (14-10, 3.72 ERA)...
Psychiatrist: Man accused of killing 6 controlled by voices
HOUSTON (AP) — A forensic psychiatrist told jurors Monday that a man accused of fatally shooting six members of his ex-wife's family near Houston in 2014 wasn't responsible for his actions because...
Hyde thrives for Texans in wake of injury to Miller
HOUSTON (AP) — After Lamar Miller went out with a season-ending knee injury in the preseason the Houston Texans needed someone to step in immediately to carry the running game.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football high school rankings
LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) — Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com's high school football rankings following Week 3, distributed by The Associated Press, with rank, team and...
Chief: Houston police shoot and kill man who fired at them
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say two officers shot and killed a man after he fired a pistol at them while running in the direction of an elementary school.
Houston officials find spiked CBD being sold in stores
HOUSTON (AP) — Products promoting the cannabis extract CBD are sold all over Texas, but they don't always contain what they promise.
James Miller at the Houston Forensic Science Center says...
Reddick has 5 hits, Miley wins 14th as Astros sweep KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — This time, Wade Miley stared down first-inning adversity.
Miley bounced back from two disastrous starts with six strong innings and Josh Reddick's career-best five...
Manaea throws 6 scoreless, A’s beat Rangers 6-1 for sweep
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Athletics are returning home with a 1 1/2-game lead in the AL wild card race and plenty of confidence after a 6-1 trip.
Jaguars’ gamble after late TD leads to 13-12 loss to Texans
HOUSTON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars could have played it safe on Sunday against the Houston Texans and kicked an extra point after scoring a touchdown with seconds left to likely send the game...
Texans stop Jags’ 2-point conversion to get 13-12 win
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Reid didn't have to see the play again to know he'd kept Leonard Fournette out of the end zone on a 2-point conversion with seconds left that secured Houston's win over...
Junis expected to start for the Royals against the Astros
Houston Astros (97-53, first in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (55-94, fourth in the AL Central)
Astros visit the Royals after Cole’s solid showing
Houston Astros (96-53, first in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (55-93, fourth in the AL Central)
Gordon leads No. 20 Washington State over Houston 31-24
HOUSTON (AP) — After No. 20 Washington State struggled to get going early on Friday night against Houston before pulling away in the second half for a win, coach Mike Leach lamented that his team...
Houston officer shot after 4 suspects beat priest; 1 sought
DALLAS (AP) — A Houston police officer was hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot with his own gun in a struggle with a suspect who along with three others stole two vehicles and...
The Latest: Chief: Suspect shoots officer with officer’s gun
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Houston police officer (all times local):
Houston's police chief says one of his officers is recovering from surgery after a suspect...
New Jersey to allow Golden Nugget to take most NBA bets
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor has signed a bill allowing Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association games.
Liberal, moderate divide on display in Democratic debate
HOUSTON (AP) — Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides...
Astros look to end 3-game slide against Royals
Houston Astros (95-53, first in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (55-92, fourth in the AL Central)
Houston visits Vancouver on 4-game road slide
Houston Dynamo (10-15-4, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (6-15-9, 12th in the Western Conference)
Olson, Athletics top Astros 3-2, take over AL wild-card lead
HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics left Houston feeling pretty good on Thursday night after taking three of four games from the imposing Astros as they look to lock down a playoff...
Vow to ban assault weapons gives O’Rourke debate breakout
WASHINGTON (AP) — For a few moments anyway, there was a sense of what people once called "Beto-mania."
Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke delivered a debate performance on Thursday in...
Debate highlights importance of HBCUs in Democratic politics
HOUSTON (AP) — Thursday's presidential debate wasn't just an opportunity for the leading Democratic candidates to make their case to voters. It was also a chance to highlight Texas Southern...
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Protesters cause part of Houston Ship Channel to close
HOUSTON (AP) — Eleven protesters have been arrested after they rappelled from a busy highway bridge over the Houston Ship Channel, closing the vital artery for hours.
The Latest: Biden takes on fire at debate from Julián Castro
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential debate (all times local):
Early front-runner Joe Biden took on the most fire at Thursday's Democratic presidential...
Jaguars QB Minshew prepares for 1st NFL start against Texans
HOUSTON (AP) — Though Deshaun Watson has been Houston's starting quarterback for a while now, he vividly remembers being thrown into action midgame as a rookie in the team's opener, just as...
Oilfield company denies assault of workers by toxic release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Texas-based oilfield service company denies that it assaulted an Alaska construction crew by exposing workers to toxic chemical releases.
Washington State plays Houston in first big test for Cougs
Here are some things to watch in the Pac-12 Conference this week:
GAME OF THE WEEK:
No. 20 Washington State (2-0) against Houston (1-1) at NRG Stadium. Are the Cougars the real deal?...
Texas needs rebound win against Rice after early loss
No. 12 Texas (1-1) vs. Rice (0-2) at NRG Stadium in Houston, Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network).
No. 20 Washington St visits Houston in Air Raid reunion
Dana Holgorsen's first impression of Mike Leach dates all the way back to the early 1990s.
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No. 20 Washington State faces first test at Houston
No. 20 Washington State (2-0) at Houston (1-1), Friday at 9:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Houston takes on Oakland in division matchup
Oakland Athletics (86-60, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (95-52, first in the AL West)
Houston; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Homer Bailey (12-8, 4.87...
Murphy, Semien HR; Luzardo sharp in debut as A’s beat Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — Two players key to Oakland's future helped lead the Athletics to an important win.
Sean Murphy and Marcus Semien homered, hyped pitching prospect Jesús Luzardo looked sharp in...
Manotas and Ramirez score, Houston shuts out Minnesota 2-0
HOUSTON (AP) — Mauro Manotas and Christian Ramirez each scored and the Houston Dynamo beat Minnesota United 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Manotas got the scoring started for Houston (10-15-4) in...
Underground singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston dead at 58
HOUSTON (AP) — Daniel Johnston, a quirky folk singer-songwriter and visual artist whose offbeat career and struggles with mental illness brought him a cult following and inspired a documentary...
Texans secondary looks to improve after Colvin’s release
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans are moving on from cornerback Aaron Colvin after releasing the player with three years left on his contract after a dreadful performance in their loss to New...
Democratic debate: Top 2020 contenders finally on same stage
HOUSTON (AP) — Despite the miles traveled, the tens of millions of dollars raised and the ceaseless churn of policy papers, the Democratic primary has been remarkably static for months with Joe...
Tailored Brands: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
HOUSTON (AP) _ Tailored Brands Inc. (TLRD) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $34.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had profit of 68...
Texas tipping point? Dems face reality check in GOP bastions
PROSPER, Texas (AP) — Thirty new students are from Arizona, and nearly 100 moved from California. But the small town of Prosper, Texas, is expecting more growth — a lot more — so it built a $53...
Oakland takes on Houston in division matchup
Oakland Athletics (85-60, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (95-51, first in the AL West)
Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Brett Anderson (11-9,...
A’s bounce back to pound Astros, hit 6 HRs in 21-7 romp
HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics could think of no better way to erase the memory of a blowout loss to the Houston Astros than to turn things around on the AL West leaders on Tuesday...
Official: Texas violated settlement over hot prisons
HOUSTON (AP) — The head of Texas' prison system acknowledged during a court hearing Tuesday that state officials violated the settlement of a lawsuit over oppressive heat faced by some...
AP Source: Texans release CB Aaron Colvin
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans released cornerback Aaron Colvin after his struggles in the team's season-opening loss to New Orleans, a person familiar with the move tells The Associated...
Saints survived latest bout with poor two-minute defense
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton offered a compliment — albeit a backhanded one — to his club's defense for its effort to protect a six-point lead in the final 50 seconds of a thrilling...
Texans sign center Nick Martin to 3-year contract extension
HOUSTON (AP) — Center Nick Martin has signed a three-year, $33 million contract extension with the Houston Texans.
Martin, who is set to make just more than $1.1 million this season, will be...