• US teenager McKennie makes 1st Bundesliga start for Schalke

    GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — American teenager Weston McKennie made his first Bundesliga start for Schalke in the side’s 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

  • Jaguars claim WR Jaelen Strong off waivers from Texans

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jaguars have claimed receiver Jaelen Strong off waivers from the Houston Texans, providing them some much-needed depth with Allen Robinson and rookie Dede Westbrook on injured reserve.

  • AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

    PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city’s ship channel.

  • Cowboys’ Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott was accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas’ 42-17 loss to Denver.

  • Gronk says groin injury not serious, is day to day

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski says the groin injury he suffered in New Orleans is not serious and pronounced himself as “day to day” regarding this week’s game against the Houston Texans.

  • Texas offensive woes start with absent run game

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman shed no tears after losing in overtime to Southern California. His emotional outlets, he says, were a couple of “primal screams” once the team got home.

  • Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

    ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.

  • AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills during floods at toxic site

    PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city’s ship channel.

  • Texas judge denies NFL bid to reinstate Elliott suspension

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has denied the NFL’s request to suspend his injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

  • UTEP fires offensive coordinator Brent Pease after 0-3 start

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Struggling UTEP has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease after an 0-3 start.