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District play begins for 6A, 5A teams

For Galveston County’s Class 6A and 5A football teams, now the real games begin as they begin quests for a district title. In District 10-5…

Team leaders' character a reason to still believe in Texans

While the Texans' head coach will most likely continue to do boneheaded things during games to hold this team back, a Texans team with great players who, most importantly, have great character are a reason to believe this team certainly won’t go 0-16. Heck, maybe they’ll even have a winning season.

Photos: Giants 27, Texans 22

The Houston Texans lost 27-22 to the New York Giants in their home opener at NRG Stadium on Sunday.

Photos: Houston 70, TSU 14

The Houston Cougars shook off the rain on their way to a dominating 70-14 over the Texas Southern Tigers on Saturday night.

Third Ward cat fight ends in mauling, as UH tops TSU

In a turf war between two schools separated by just one city block, the Houston Cougars, led by a solid all around performance, mauled the Texas Southern Tigers by the final score of 70-14 Saturday night at TDECU Stadium.

AP Sports

ICYMI in NFL Week 3: When is a sack legal? Hard to know now

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Sure does seem as if "When is a sack just a sack?" is quickly becoming the NFL's new "Did that player lower his helmet…

Giants finally finish a game to get 27-22 win over Texans

HOUSTON (AP) — After coming up just short in their first two games, the New York Giants figured out a way to finish a game on Sunday agains…

Senegal, Nigeria end Africa's drought at Women's World Cup

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It was a historic day for African teams in the Women's Basketball World Cup.

Chiefs, 49ers heading in opposite directions through 3 weeks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are on an upward trajectory, their blistering start spearheaded by a young, transcendent qua…

Razzle dazzle lifts unbeaten Miami past winless Raiders

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Razzle dazzle worked for the Miami Dolphins when little else went right.

A-Rod driven to drink as Packers digest 31-17 loss to Skins

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — So, Aaron Rodgers was asked, what do you say to your Green Bay Packers teammates after winning just one of the season'…

Carson Wentz leads Eagles to 20-16 comeback win over Colts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz eluded defenders, scrambled, threw his body around and played the same way he has throughout his career.

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