• Correction: Reality Show-Helicopter Crash story

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — In a story Aug. 23 about the crash of a helicopter being used to film a reality TV show, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Houston Chronicle, erroneously reported the show’s name and the age of an injured passenger. The show is “Hunt Wicked Close Television,” not “A Haunting,” and passenger Wayne Bomstad was listed as age 71, not 77.

  • Houston Texans' Ryan Mallett throws against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

    Texans’ QB Mallett stung by losing starting job to Hoyer

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryan Mallett was still seething on Tuesday, a day after Brian Hoyer beat him out to earn Houston’s starting quarterback job.

  • Houston Astros starting pitcher Scott Feldman delivers in a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Wild Perez spoils Feldman’s gem, Astros lose to Yankees 1-0

    NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Feldman hit all his spots for eight enchanting innings. Oliver Perez missed them all while facing just three batters.

  • New York Yankees teammates celebrate with New York Yankees Carlos Beltran, third from right, after he hit a ninth-inning, walk-off, sacrifice fly allowing New York Yankees Brett Gardner to score in the Yankees 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Beltran hits sacrifice fly in 9th; Yankees beat Astros 1-0

    NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltran hit a game-ending sacrifice fly after Oliver Perez walked the bases loaded, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 1-0 Monday night in a game highlighted by a tense duel between Nathan Eovaldi and Scott Feldman.

  • Boxers, Miguel Cotto, from Puerto Rico, left, WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez,right, from Mexico, former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion face each other in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.  After months of negotiations, Cotto and Alvarez are set to fight a 12-round showdown for the WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championships on Saturday, Nov. 21 in Las Vegas. Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO, Golden Boy Promotions, middle. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Cotto-Alvarez bout is on after years of tough negotiations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Miguel Cotto’s fight with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is anywhere near as difficult as the negotiations to get them in the ring together, boxing fans are in for a treat this fall.

  • Veteran OF Stubbs signs minor deal with Texas, to Triple-A

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Veteran outfielder Drew Stubbs has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers, and been assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.

  • Rockets re-sign point guard Jason Terry

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets have re-signed point guard Jason Terry.

  • O’Brien names Hoyer the Texans’ starting quarterback

    HOUSTON (AP) — Now that he’s been named Houston’s starting quarterback Brian Hoyer knows he’ll have to continue to perform to keep that job.

  • Texas A&M picks sophomore Kyle Allen to start at quarterback

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kyle Allen has been picked to start at quarterback for Texas A&M in its opening game against No. 15 Arizona State.

  • San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Mike Purcell (64) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Defensive lineman Mike Purcell’s pick-6 highlight for 49ers

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Long black hair swinging from his helmet, 303-pound defensive lineman Mike Purcell — not strong-armed quarterback Colin Kaepernick — provided the highlight touchdown of the night for the San Francisco 49ers.