• Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Each morning, Joanna Smith’s 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. An honor-roll student who loves science and spelling, he often stays after class to run on the playground with his large group of friends.

  • Peacock, Astros 1-hit Tigers to 1-0 win

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros used a group effort to make up for what they hope is the one start ace Dallas Keuchel will miss with a pinched nerve in his neck.

  • Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Each morning, Joanna Smith’s 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. An honor-roll student who loves science and spelling, he often stays after class to run on the playground with his large group of friends.

  • Rangers still face challenges after winning streak

    The Texas Rangers put themselves in some impressive company with their 10-game winning streak — but if the season ended now, they wouldn’t make the playoffs.

  • Astros place catcher McCann on concussion DL

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros have placed catcher Brian McCann on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

  • Houston ace Keuchel placed on DL with pinched nerve in neck

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros placed ace Dallas Keuchel on the 10-day disabled list with a pinched nerve in his neck on Saturday.

  • Harden, James headline All-NBA first team

    NEW YORK (AP) — For Cleveland’s LeBron James, there was history.

  • Cashner finally wins in home state, Rangers top Phillies 9-3

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Cashner can finally say he won in his home state of Texas. Jared Hoying took care of a couple of firsts as well.

  • Clayton Kershaw earns 20th career win against rival Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eventually, Johnny Cueto and Yasmani Grandal spoke civilly and worked out their differences as grown men: They each apologized before tension escalated.

  • Dallas Keuchel earns 7th win as Astros beat Marlins 12-2

    MIAMI (AP) — Unbeaten ace Dallas Keuchel became the first seven-game winner in the majors despite pitching only five innings, his shortest outing this season, and the Houston Astros beat the sinking Miami Marlins 12-2 on Tuesday night.