Houston Sports News and Rumors

Athletics score 6 in 9th to rally past Astros

Athletics score 6 in 9th to rally past Astros

ESPN.com nytimes.com chron.com MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
Slumping Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 7-4 on Tuesday night.
Upvote Share Tweet
  • A's rally for six in ninth inning for victory

    A's rally for six in ninth inning for victory

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    The A's scored six times in the ninth inning for a dramatic, come-from behind 7-4 win, evening their series with the Astros at Minute Maid Park. The A's scored off three different pitchers in the ninth.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Feldman goes seven strong in revenge game against A’s

    Feldman goes seven strong in revenge game against A’s

    chron.com 2 hours ago
    Facing the A’s big trade acquisition for the second time in a week while trying to rebound from the Astros’ worst loss of the year, Scott Feldman delivered what arguably was his best outing of the season considering the opposition while out-dueling Jeff…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans training camp report: Old school tactics provide motivat…

    Texans training camp report: Old school tactics provide motivation to avoid mistakes

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    It may be an old-fashioned tactic, but coach Bill O’Brien is penalizing players for mental mistakes by making them immediately run a lap around the practice field, in full view of their teammates, the media and invited onlookers. Veteran left tackle Dua…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Astros hope Carter’s recent power surge continues

    Astros hope Carter’s recent power surge continues

    chron.com 8 hours ago
    Astros designated hitter Chris Carter, who is having the best month of his career, isn’t worried too much about possibly being traded. He’s been traded three times in his career already, and he knows better than to waste time on trade speculation. “Whit…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Springer takes BP for first time since landing on DL

    Springer takes BP for first time since landing on DL

    chron.com 8 hours ago
    For the first time since going on the 15-day disabled list on July 20 with a left quad strain, Astros rookie George Springer took batting practice on the field Tuesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. “It’s big to be out here and just to get some swings,”…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Lewis providing veteran leadership in Texans’ defensive backfie…

    Lewis providing veteran leadership in Texans’ defensive backfield

    chron.com 8 hours ago
    Ed Reed was supposed to be the answer. The 2012 Super Bowl winner was a 2013 failure, and the Texans are still searching for a solution at free safety almost a year later. Enter Kendrick Lewis. The Texans are hoping Kendrick Lewis can provide the defens…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Face in the crowd: Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye

    Face in the crowd: Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    Cornerback A.J. Bouye could carve out a nice bit of playing time in the Texans’ secondary.(James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle) A.J. Bouye Position: Cornerback Ht./Wt: 6-0, 191 College: Central Florida Experience: Second year. An undrafted free agent last…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • The Sports Update: McClain and Smith talk Texans training camp …

    The Sports Update: McClain and Smith talk Texans training camp standouts (video)

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    Texans beat writers John McClain and Brian T. Smith discuss the players that have caught their attention at training camp.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans Camp Report: Day 4

    Texans Camp Report: Day 4

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    HOUSTON -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Houston Texans training camp. Defensive lineman Jeoffrey Pagan, one of the Texans' three sixth-round picks this year, has appeared to catch on pretty well after missing the entire spring while re…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Photos: 2014 Texans training camp Day 4

    Photos: 2014 Texans training camp Day 4

    The team continues to prepare for the upcoming season with full-squad workouts at the Methodist Training Center.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans’ Kollar: Starting nose-tackle job is up for grabs

    Texans’ Kollar: Starting nose-tackle job is up for grabs

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    Defensive line coach Bill Kollar calls the nose-tackle job “wide open” with Earl Mitchell lost through free agency and highly regarded rookie Louis Nix III on the physically-unable-to-perform list because of a knee problem. “The guy that plays the best …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans’ Kareem Jackson eager to help younger teammates

    Texans’ Kareem Jackson eager to help younger teammates

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    It seems like only yesterday that cornerback Kareem Jackson was a heavily criticized first-round pick from Alabama, but here he is beginning his fifth season as a starter in the Texans’ secondary. Jackson, the first-round pick in 2010, has improved in a…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans’ O’Brien says defense is ahead of offense after miscue-f…

    Texans’ O’Brien says defense is ahead of offense after miscue-filled practice

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    Texans center Chris Myers prepares to put on his helmet as head coach Bill O’Brien gets practice started on Tuesday. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle) The Texans’ fourth training-camp practice had its ragged moments and later head coach Bill O’Brien conc…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney on his transition to the NFL 04:13

    Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney on his transition to the NFL

    Jul 29
    NFL Media's Willie McGinest goes one-one-one with Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney to discuss his health after sports hernia surgery and how the No. 1 overall draft pick is adjusting to the NFL.
  • Video - Is Ryan Fitzpatrick the answer at quarterback for the Houston Texans? 03:22

    Is Ryan Fitzpatrick the answer at quarterback for the Houston Texans?

    Jul 29
    Can new head coach Bill O'Brien turn Ryan Fitzpatrick into a more consistent quarterback and help get the Houston Texans back to the playoffs?
  • Video - Expectations for Houston Texans in 2014 03:27

    Expectations for Houston Texans in 2014

    Jul 29
    NFL Media's Molly Qerim joins "NFL AM" from Houston Texans training camp to talk expectations for head coach Bill O'Brien this season and break down the injuries on the team.
  • Video - Willie McGinest: Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will be dominant 03:50

    Willie McGinest: Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will be dominant

    Jul 29
    Former NFL linebacker Willie McGinest weighs in on the potential impact Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney could impose on the NFL.

Sports Columnists

  • Five Things I Think I Think: Carolina Panthers

    Jul 29
    .
  • Five Things I Think I Think: New Orleans Saints

    Jul 29
    .
  • Panthers Report: Cam Newton Might Really Have to be Superman

    Jul 29
    Grant Halverson/Getty Images On Monday I was in Spartanburg, S.C., for the fourth practice of the Panthers’ 20th season on the campus of Wofford College, the alma mater of owner Jerry Richardson. Minus first-round receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was back …
  • Chris Wallace hired as general manager of Memphis Grizzlies

    Jul 29
    The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.