Texans fire coach Bill O’Brien after 0-4 start

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans fired coach and general manager Bill O'Brien on Monday. The firing comes a day...

Kobe Bryant, daughter perish in copter crash, 7 others dead

By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash...

Giants hire Garrett as OC, Graham as DC

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry. New York announced Friday night that the former Dallas...

Hinch, Luhnow fired for Astros’ sign stealing

By RONALD BLUM and KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after...

Garrett future murky as Cowboys beat Redskins, miss playoffs

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Garrett lost himself in a couple of long anecdotes during a reflective session...

MLB probing Astros back to ’17, `firm’ discipline possible

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball has widened its investigation of alleged sign stealing by the Houston Astros...

Texans look to move on after injury to J.J. Watt

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans must deal with a season-ending injury to J.J. Watt for the third time...

Tipped off: Pitch-tipping paranoia haunting teams in October

By JAKE SEINER AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch has heard the chatter — that Rays starter Tyler Glasnow was...

Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief. Injured down the stretch and...

Cole, Astros beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees next

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — All season long, it seemed inevitable. Yankees-Astros for the American League pennant. "It's the matchup that we wanted,"...