Bills, Raiders lose their QBs, and eventually their games

Football 10/14/18, 21:23

Sean McDermott didn't like the hit that knocked Josh Allen out of the game, and he sure didn't like the way the Buffalo Bills finished without their rookie quarterback.The Oakland Raiders also lost their QB and a receiver in what's looking like a lost first season under Jon Gruden.The Bills ...

Prescott sparks punchless pass game, Cowboys rout Jags 40-7

Football 10/14/18, 19:37

Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes to Cole Beasley to spark the previously punchless Dallas passing game and rushed for a career-high 82 yards in the Cowboys' 40-7 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.Perhaps pumped up by some pregame mingling with UFC fighter Conor McGregor , the Cowboys rolled ...

Canada gets into Women’s World Cup with 7-0 win over Panama

Soccer 10/14/18, 19:09

Christine Sinclair scored twice and Canada went on to secure a spot in next year's World Cup in France with a 7-0 victory over Panama on Sunday in the semifinals of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.Sinclair has 177th international goals. She ranks second on the career list — among both men ...

Buffalo QB Allen injures elbow in 20-13 loss to Houston

Football 10/14/18, 18:46

Buffalo rookie quarterback Josh Allen's status for next week is uncertain after he left the Bills' loss to the Houston Texans late in the third quarter Sunday with an elbow injury.Coach Sean McDermott said after the 20-13 loss that the Bills were still evaluating Allen's injury and he didn't have ...

Joseph’s INT return for TD lifts Texans over Bills 20-13

Football 10/14/18, 16:20

Johnathan Joseph's 28-yard interception return for a touchdown with 1:23 remaining lifted the Houston Texans to a 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.The Texans trailed by three when Phillip Gaines was called pass interference on Will Fuller in the end zone with two minutes remaining, moving the Texans ...

Carolinas Hospital leader has years of health care involvement

Texas 10/14/18, 15:44

FLORENCE, S.C. — For Vance Reynolds, serving the community by caring for people is a passion that was instilled in him at an early age.Reynolds, a Texas native, joined Carolinas Hospital System as the organization’s chief executive officer on April 30. He serves as the market CEO for both Carolinas ...

US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

U.S. 10/14/18, 11:30

A makeshift to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers memorial in isolated northern New Mexico is a typical representation for sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It's shabby, largely unknown and always at risk of disappearing.Across the United States, many sites historically connected to key moments in Latino civil rights lie ...

3rd person found dead days after raging Texas floodwaters

U.S. 10/14/18, 08:52

Searchers have located the remains of a third person several days after raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas.A news release from Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the remains were found Saturday evening near Yates Crossing in Junction, a small city alongside the South Llano ...

4 men killed in shooting at child’s birthday party in Texas

U.S. 10/14/18, 06:30

Investigators say a party in South Texas to mark a toddler's first birthday erupted in gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth man wounded.The Texas Department of Public Safety says the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday in Taft, 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Corpus Christi. Sgt. ...

Ehlinger injured, but No. 9 Texas survives Baylor 23-17

Texas 10/13/18, 19:44

Shane Buechele came on for injured quarterback Sam Ehlinger early in the first quarter and No. 9 Texas slugged out a 23-17 win over Baylor that ended when the Bears' final pass sailed through the back of the end zone Saturday.Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer drove the Bears from their own ...

Texas QB Ehlinger leaves game with shoulder injury

Football 10/13/18, 12:44

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger left Saturday's game against Baylor early in the first quarter with an injury to his throwing shoulder and did not return.Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns and passed for two scores in the No. 9 Longhorns' win over Oklahoma last week. He ran twice on Texas' opening ...

New Texas Inn owner keeping with traditions

U.S. 10/13/18, 11:02

A local Lynchburg landmark is under new ownership. The Texas Inn, better known as the T-Room, now is owned by Lynchburg native Dave Saunders. Although the 83-year-old business has seen numerous owners over the decades, Saunders plans to remain true to founder I.N. Bullington, a former circus advance man, and his ...

2 injured after small plane crashes in Midland parking lot

U.S. 10/13/18, 10:53

Two people suffered minor injuries after the small plane they were in crashed in a West Texas parking lot.The fixed wing small aircraft crashed in an office complex parking lot in Midland Friday morning shortly after it had taken off.The plane landed on top of a truck in the parking ...

Update: Cruz says he’s willing to debate O’Rourke on CNN

Texas 10/12/18, 17:23

The Latest on Beto O'Rourke's record-breaking, $38.1M fundraising haul in his race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz (all times local):4:20 p.m.Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he's willing to participate in a nationally televised debate with Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke — potentially raising the stakes on a Texas race already among ...

Man likely got ‘brain-eating amoeba’ at Texas resort

U.S. 10/12/18, 16:48

Health officials say a New Jersey man who died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba " was likely exposed to it during his visit to a Texas water resort last month.The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District said Friday that testing done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found evidence ...

O’Rourke raises $38.1M, triples Cruz despite sagging polls

Texas 10/12/18, 10:10

Democrat Beto O'Rourke says he raised a record-breaking $38.1 million in the past three months, more than tripling the haul of his Republican opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz.The Texas race for U.S. Senate has become one of the country's hottest, and maybe its closest.O'Rourke announced Friday that the funding came from ...

Search to resume for remaining 2 swept away in Texas floods

Texas 10/12/18, 09:35

Crews are set to resume searching along a West Texas river after the bodies were found of two of four people who were swept away when floodwaters overran a recreational vehicle park.Search and rescue helicopter flies by the RV park hit in Monday's South Llano River flooding Wednesday, Oct. 10, ...

Texas wants to get keep the edge that fueled early success

Football 10/12/18, 02:53

Texas has spent half the season fighting to shake off the recent years of failure with an underdog's attitude to beat all doubters.The result has been a five-game win streak and a rise to No. 9, the Longhorns' highest ranking this late in the season since 2010. They've climbed back ...

Duffey’s QB draw for score pushes Texas Tech past TCU 17-14

Football 10/11/18, 23:54

Jett Duffey scored on a 38-yard quarterback draw with seven minutes left, holding on to the ball just long enough for the go-ahead score in Texas Tech's 17-14 victory over TCU on Thursday night.Duffey took off on the first play after a punt, and the touchdown stood after a replay ...

Prescott doesn’t feel need to preach unity with Cowboys

Football 10/11/18, 20:43

Dak Prescott took plenty of time away from the cameras trying to explain why he thinks the Dallas offense is close to breaking through the struggles most responsible for the Cowboys' losing record.The quarterback at one point looked for help in his description from Cole Beasley, the receiver who sounded ...

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