• Houston cruises to 105-61 win over Prairie View A&M

    HOUSTON (AP) — Rob Gray Jr. made 4 of 4 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Damyean Dotson had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Houston ran away with a 105-61 win over Prairie View A&M on Saturday night.

  • Houston AD: Briles not a candidate to be next football coach

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston athletic director Hunter Yurachek says former Baylor coach Art Briles is not a candidate to be the Cougars next coach.

  • US rig count up 4 this week to 597; Texas adds 7

    HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by four this week to 597.

  • Harden, Rockets snap Warriors’ 12 game win streak in 2 OTs

    Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) loses the ball to Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Harden notched his fourth triple-double of the season with 29 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Warriors 132-127 in double overtime Thursday night to end Golden State’s 12-game winning streak.

  • No. 9 Baylor stays unbeaten with easy win over Sam Houston

    Sam Houston State's Dakarai Henderson (3) defends against a pass by Baylor's Terry Maston in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    WACO, Texas (AP) — After posting three straight comebacks to win the Battle 4 Atlantis championship last week in the Bahamas, No. 9 Baylor came home hoping to avoid an emotional letdown.

  • Can Osweiler eliminate mistakes and help Texans to playoffs?

    Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler is hit by San Diego Chargers' Melvin Ingram as he throws during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

    HOUSTON (AP) — Brock Osweiler was supposed to be the man to end Houston’s years of quarterback woes. Instead, he’s thrown more interceptions (13) than touchdowns (12) and has often failed to move the offense.

  • TABC high school basketball rankings

    SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 28:

  • Death penalty, the mentally disabled at issue for justices

    This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows inmate Bobby Moore. The U.S. Supreme Court this week examines whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the court's current guidance. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)

    HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation’s busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who’s intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the court’s current guidance.