• Astros hit 3 homers to end skid vs Nationals

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros used a big eighth inning to put a close game out of reach and get their first win against the Washington Nationals since 2012 in a matchup of division leaders.

    Updated: 10:08 pm

  • Wieters, Nationals beat Astros for 9th straight time, 4-3

    HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Howie Kendrick had a two-run triple and the Washington Nationals beat Houston for the ninth straight time, 4-3 Tuesday night in a matchup of division leaders.

  • Rose Bowl stars Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team

    Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season and established themselves as two of the biggest stars in college football coming into 2017.

  • $72M Texas high school stadium to hold first game next week

    KATY, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area school district will hold its first game next week in its new $72 million football stadium, believed to be the most expensive high school stadium ever built.

  • Bullpens looming large again for this year’s postseason

    Around this time last year, the Cleveland Indians were providing a preview of the American League postseason.

  • Bad immigration lawyers hard to find, harder to stop

    HOUSTON (AP) — Soon after he opened his office serving immigrants fighting to stay in the United States, Raed Gonzalez became a lawyer who goes after other lawyers.

  • McHugh throws 6 innings in Astros’ 3-0 win over A’s

    HOUSTON (AP) — Collin McHugh threw six innings, Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run single and the Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Saturday night.

  • Mazara homers, drives in 5 as Rangers top White Sox 9-8

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara keeps driving in runs, and it’s helping the Texas Rangers climb in the AL wild-card race.

  • Reddick, Morton lead Houston past Arizona 9-5

    HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer in a four-run eighth, Charlie Morton threw 6 1/3 solid innings as the Houston Astros defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 Wednesday night.