Houston Texans star JJ Watt engaged to soccer’s Kealia Ohai

Football 05/28/19, 12:48

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt is engaged to his girlfriend, professional soccer player Kealia Ohai.Both tweeted word of their engagement Sunday with photos showing Watt down on one knee before Ohai along a waterfront and rocky coast with a beautiful sunset.Watt, the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, tweeted ...

Texans star J.J. Watt to serve as Daytona 500 grand marshal

Sports 02/11/19, 15:01

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will serve as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500, making him the first NFL player to give the command for drivers to starts their engines before NASCAR's most famous race.Daytona International Speedway made the announcement Monday, six days before the 61st running of "The ...

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Football 01/21/19, 00:11

SCOREBOARDSunday, Jan. 27AFC vs. NFC in Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's all-star game will be played in Orlando, Florida, with Patrick Mahomes, Drew Brees, Todd Gurley and J.J. Watt all among those voted as starters.___Sunday, Feb. 3New England vs. Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl, 6:30 p.m. EST. ...

Chiefs atop AFC playoff puzzle for 1st time since 1997

Football 01/04/19, 03:34

For the first time in a decade, the top seed in the AFC playoffs goes to a team not led by Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.The Kansas City Chiefs earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 1997 after switching from Alex Smith to Patrick Mahomes , the ...

Healthy Watt and Watson lead Texans into playoffs

Sports 01/02/19, 16:50

Last year at this time, Houston's J.J. Watt and Deshaun Watson were rehabbing after serious injuries cut both of their seasons short and contributed to the Texans' terrible 4-12 season.Healthy and thriving this season, the stars lead the AFC South champion Texans into Saturday's wild-card game against Indianapolis."We talked about ...

Texans clinch AFC South title with 20-3 win over Jaguars

Football 12/30/18, 16:17

The Houston Texans clinched the AFC South title as Deshaun Watson threw for 234 yards and ran for a touchdown, and DeAndre Hopkins had 147 yards receiving in a 20-3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.The Texans (11-5) won nine in a row after starting 0-3 to save their ...

Wild and crazy season ends with lots of playoff uncertainty

Sports 12/27/18, 20:35

In a wild and crazy season, the biggest remaining tumult is in the AFC South.Houston leads and takes the division title by beating struggling Jacksonville. A Texans loss, however, gives the winner of the prime-time game between the Colts and Titans in Nashville the crown, dropping Houston into a wild ...

Texans are 6th team since 1980 in playoffs after 0-3 start

Sports 12/26/18, 16:17

The Houston Texans are the sixth team since 1980 and the first in 20 years to make the postseason after a 0-3 start."When you start off 0-3 and you're sitting here at 10-5 with a chance to win the division on Sunday you've done a lot of good things over ...

Texans lose to Eagles 32-30, lose control of No. 2 seed

Sports 12/23/18, 18:47

Deshaun Watson made one big play after another to rally the Houston Texans back from a 13-point deficit to take the lead only to watch the defense let it slip away.The Texans missed an opportunity to clinch the AFC South and lost control of the No. 2 seed when Jake ...

Eagles again counting on Nick Foles in high-stakes games

Sports 12/20/18, 14:04

Nick Foles understands his Super Bowl MVP trophy isn't going to help when J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney are chasing after him.No matter the pressure, he usually stays calm and plays with poise.The Philadelphia Eagles are again counting on Foles to win high-stakes games. Foles, who was 3-0 in the ...

Late penalty helps Colts snap Texans’ 9-game winning streak

Football 12/09/18, 19:26

With two minutes remaining, the Houston Texans down 24-21 to the Indianapolis Colts and needing a critical stop at midfield on third-and-1, Andrew Luck tried and tried to draw the Texans offside.With the play clock dwindling and the Colts facing having to burn a timeout, Luck gave it one last ...

Mayfield, Cleveland face big test with Houston’s pass rush

Football 11/29/18, 18:26

The Cleveland Browns have done a great job of protecting Baker Mayfield recently, and have the longest active streak in the NFL by not allowing a sack in 125 snaps.Things will get more difficult for the Browns (4-6-1) on Sunday when they visit the Houston Texans (8-3) and their defense ...

Houston’s Watt still looking for more in comeback season

Football 11/28/18, 17:04

On the day J.J. Watt was selected AFC defensive player of the week, the defensive end who missed most of the last two seasons with serious injuries was asked if he's all the way back.His simple answer: "No."As well as Watt is playing in his comeback, he still believes he ...

ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Alex Smith leg break like Theismann’s

Sports 11/19/18, 02:09

As much as the NFL would rather if everyone discussed all of the yards and TDs produced in game after game, and for whatever advancements have been made in player safety over time, pro football is, at its core, a brutal sport — and what happened to Alex Smith's right ...

Update: Lions rookie RB Johnson leaves with injury

Sports 11/18/18, 15:31

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST):3:20 p.m.Detroit rookie Kerryon Johnson left the game against Carolina in the third quarter with an apparent left knee injury and is questionable to return.Johnson has 87 yards on 15 carries on the day, including Detroit's only touchdown so far. ...

Peterson, Watt, Luck, A-Rod? Who is top comeback player?

Football 11/02/18, 12:32

Of all the NFL seasonal awards, the one shaping up as the closest and most intriguing is for Comeback Player of the Year.How could it not be with the likes of Aaron Rodgers and Adrian Peterson , who have won league MVP honors, plus three-time Defensive Player of the Year ...

Chiefs’ Dee Ford lining himself up for big payday next year

Football 10/31/18, 13:34

Dee Ford insists he isn't motivated by money, and considering he's making nearly $9 million this season, the Chiefs linebacker is probably telling the truth when he claims he has everything he needs.Well, he'd better start building a list wants.After four years spent scratching at his potential, only to have ...

Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence showing he’s no 1-year wonder

Football 10/04/18, 20:56

As DeMarcus Lawrence prepares to share the field with J.J. Watt for the first time in the regular season, Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli figures it's time to say his best defensive end shares the elite company of the Houston Texans star.Lawrence leads the NFL in sacks early in ...

Texans and Cowboys prepare for rare meeting

Football 10/04/18, 17:10

Houston star J.J. Watt knows how important Sunday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys is to fans of both teams.But the way the Texans' season has gone so far, Watt isn't concerned about the significance of this in-state rivalry and is simply worried about helping his guys turn things around."I'm ...

Texans win but still have more work to do

Football 10/01/18, 20:19

After finally getting their first win this weekend, the Houston Texans know that they still have plenty of work to do if they hope to get on a roll and turn their season around.The Texans (1-3) squandered an 18-point lead on Sunday before beating the Colts 37-34 in overtime to ...

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