Posts Tagged Texas

Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

Houston Astros' Lance McCullers delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s young hitters were disciplined Monday night against a veteran pitcher struggling with command, and it propelled the Astros to a win over the top team in the American League.

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Vols’ Barnes: ‘No legs’ to Texas academic misconduct report

In this May, 2015 file photo, Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, center, and head basketball coach Rick Barnes, right, watch the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Golden State Warriors in Memphis, Tenn. The new coaching quartet of Barnes, Avery Johnson, Ben Howland and Mike White will join the rest of the SEC in looking to knock off John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he doesn’t have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men’s basketball program.

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Kansas City’s Escobar scratched against Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar has been scratched from the Royals game against the Houston Astros with a finger injury.

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Here Mavs go again, pursuing big names in free agency

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki is getting to know this drill pretty well: depleted Dallas roster, big names in free agency, no idea how the starting lineup will look in four months.

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Yankees offense quiet in 3-1 loss to Astros

New York Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner chases an RBI-triple hit by Houston Astros' Evan Gattis during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Yankees starter Michael Pineda couldn’t appreciate how much better he pitched on Sunday against the Houston Astros than he did in his previous start since the end result was the same.

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