Texans get 9th straight win, 29-13, win over Browns

Football 12/02/18, 16:28

Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and the Houston Texans intercepted rookie Baker Mayfield three times, returning one for a score, to extend their franchise-record winning streak to nine games with a 29-13 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.The Texans (9-3), who opened the season 0-3, haven't lost since ...

Georgia faces Texas for first time since 1984 in Sugar Bowl

Football 12/02/18, 15:42

Georgia was oh-so-close to knocking off top-ranked Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game and earning a spot in the College Football Playoff.Instead, the Bulldogs must settle for an intriguing matchup against Texas in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day in New Orleans. It's the first time the powerhouse ...

Sugar Bowl Matchup

Sports 12/02/18, 15:37

Georgia (11-2, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) vs. Texas (9-4, 7-2 Big 12), Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m. ET (ESPN)LOCATION: New OrleansTOP PLAYERSGeorgia: The Bulldogs are led by D'Andre Swift and Elijah Holyfield, a pair of excellent running backs. Swift has run for 1,037 yards and 10 touchdowns while Holyfield has been ...

No. 6 Tennessee trounces Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-51

Sports 12/02/18, 14:09

Admiral Schofield scored 16 points, Kyle Alexander had 12 points and 10 rebounds and No. 6 Tennessee breezed to a 79-51 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday.Grant Williams finished with 14 points and nine rebounds for Tennessee (6-1) in its last tuneup before a Dec. 9 showdown with No. ...

Clemson in 4th playoff draws Notre Dame in Cotton Bowl

Football 12/02/18, 13:25

Clemson is getting a new bowl experience and a playoff first-timer for its fourth consecutive College Football Playoff appearance.The ACC champion Tigers (13-0, No. 2 CFP) will play Notre Dame (12-0, No. 3 CFP) in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29 at AT&T Stadium.While Notre Dame is the first independent ...

Orange Bowl gets an Alabama-Oklahoma CFP matchup

Sports 12/02/18, 13:09

Alabama was the easy pick. Oklahoma was the difficult choice.They're on equal footing now.Top-seeded Alabama (13-0) will continue its quest for a second consecutive national championship in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29, when the Crimson Tide will take on the fourth-seeded Sooners (12-1) — who got to the College ...

Update: Clemson, Irish traveling to Cotton Bowl for semi

Football 12/02/18, 12:52

The Latest from college football's bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern):12:45 p.m.Clemson is making its fourth College Football Playoff appearance with a new bowl experience against a first-timer in the four-team playoff.The ACC champion Tigers (13-0, No. 2 CFP) will play Notre Dame (12-0, No. 3 CFP) in the Cotton ...

West Texas gallery challenges artists to submit tiny art

U.S. 12/02/18, 10:45

Big fans of unusual art may have to squint in order to check out 120 pieces of tiny artwork in West Texas.An exhibit called "Tiny Art!" is running through Dec. 22 at the 1818 Arthouse, a gallery in Snyder, the Abilene Reporter-News reports."This show is literally about small artwork, the ...

Bush mourned as a great statesman, a man of uncommon decency

U.S. 12/02/18, 00:37

Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and kindness. Flowers and mementoes lay near a plaque honoring former President George H. ...

Brooks, Hinton lead Houston past No. 18 Oregon 65-61

Sports 12/01/18, 23:40

Armoni Brooks had 22 points and nine rebounds, Nate Hinton added 14 points and Houston won its 20th straight home game, 65-61 over 18th-ranked Oregon on Saturday night.Brooks was 7 of 14 from the field, including 6 of 13 on 3-pointers, to lead Houston (6-0), which shot 33 percent from ...

No. 20 Texas Tech rallies past Memphis in Miami, 78-67

Basketball 12/01/18, 17:02

Tariq Owens had 13 points and 11 rebounds and tied a career high with eight blocks, Jarrett Culver scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half and No. 20 Texas Tech rallied to beat Memphis 78-67 on Saturday at the HoopHall Miami Invitational.Deshawn Corprew scored 12 points and ...

CFP hopeful No. 5 Oklahoma beats No. 9 Texas for Big 12

Football 12/01/18, 16:19

Kyler Murray threw for 379 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Oklahoma beat No. 9 Texas 39-27 in the Big 12 championship game Saturday, with the Sooners avenging their only loss and making their case for a return to the College Football Playoff.Murray, the Heisman Trophy-contending dual-threat quarterback, threw ...

Bush was political patriarch to enduring American dynasty

U.S. 12/01/18, 12:43

The Kennedys had their New England coastal hideaway, a Camelot-like mystique and a political godfather in Joseph P. Kennedy.For the country's other political dynasty — the Bushes — it was a summer home in Maine, the West Texas oil patch and patriarch George H.W. Bush.The World War II hero was ...

Update: Championship Saturday starts with Texas TD

Sports 12/01/18, 12:24

The Latest on college football's championship Saturday (all times Eastern):12:15 p.m.Less than four minutes into the Big 12 championship game, the first of Power Five title contests on championship Saturday, No. 9 Texas has a touchdown and a 7-0 lead against No. 5 Oklahoma.The Sooners have allowed at least 40 ...

Significant life, career dates of George H.W. Bush

U.S. 12/01/18, 10:37

Significant dates in the life of former President George H.W. Bush:— June 12, 1924: George Herbert Walker Bush is born in Milton, Massachusetts.— June 12, 1942: Enlists in Navy on 18th birthday.— Sept. 2, 1944: Plane is shot down in Pacific Ocean and two crewmates killed. Bush is rescued by ...

Things to Know about George H.W. Bush

U.S. 12/01/18, 01:07

George H.W. Bush was largely known for his work in public office, from his time as a Texas congressman and CIA director to his years in the White House as president and Ronald Reagan's vice president. But the World War II hero and great-grandfather also was an avid skydiver, played ...

Bane scores 24 for TCU in 89-62 win over Central Michigan

Sports 11/30/18, 21:39

Desmond Bane scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Alex Robinson added 11 points and 12 assists, leading TCU to an 89-62 defeat of Central Michigan on Friday.It was the Horned Frogs' (5-1) second win in a row after a surprise loss at home to Lipscomb knocked them out ...

Drummond, Griffin lead Pistons to 107-88 rout of Bulls

Sports 11/30/18, 21:26

Andre Drummond had 19 points and 19 rebounds and Blake Griffin added 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Chicago Bulls 107-88 Friday night.Reggie Jackson added 20 points for the Pistons, who have won four straight. Just as important for Detroit, coach Dwane Casey was able ...

Radford stuns No. 17 Texas on Jones layup 62-59

Sports 11/30/18, 21:25

Carlik Jones made a spinning layup and a free throw with 24.5 seconds left, sending Radford to a 62-59 upset of No. 17 Texas on Friday night.Devin Hutchison made one of two free throws with 11 seconds left before Texas' Jase Febres missed a 3-pointer to tie and Radford rebounded ...

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