Posts Tagged Texas

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Michael Sam shakes hands with fans before the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL’s first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.

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Frantic flurry helps Steelers salvage season

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) tries  to make a catch past Houston Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye (34) in the fourth quarter of the NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. The catch was ruled out of bounds and overturned on replay. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bounces and big plays piled up so quickly, even the Pittsburgh Steelers were stunned.

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Ohio Valley Conference women’s preseason team

The Ohio Valley Conference preseason women’s team as voted on by coaches and sports information directors and released Tuesday:

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Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Arthur Moats (55)in the first half of the NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O’Brien’s brief tenure.

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Mavs used balanced offense to beat Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies' Kosta Koufos (41) defends as Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson goes up for a shot in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler’s off-season work on his shot was apparent on Monday night.

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