McCullers throws 4 innings of 1-run ball in Sugar Land
Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers, Jr. threw 4 innings, giving up 1 run in the first inning before retiring the final 10 batters he faced.
Odorizzi solid in 1st win since ’19, Astros beat Red Sox 8-3
Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman homered to help Jake Odorizzi pick up his first win since 2019, and the Houston Astros rolled past the Boston Red Sox 8-3.
Altuve leadoff HR, Garcia wins 5th in row, Astros top Jays
Jose Altuve led off the game with a home run, rookie Luis Garcia earned his fifth straight win and the Houston Astros beat Toronto 6-3, finishing the Blue Jays’ first homestand of the season in Buffalo.
Maldonado, Astros make late noise, overcome 4 Twins homers
Martín Maldonado hit a go-ahead double in the ninth, prompting a fan to toss an inflatable trash can onto the field, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4.
Rockets rookie Jae’Sean Tate knows all about grind
A broken finger, an earthquake and the COVID-19 pandemic: three roadblocks in back-to-back-to-back seasons for Houston Rockets forward Jae’Sean Tate held the talented player out of the NBA.
Hawks head to playoffs after 124-95 rout of woeful Rockets
Rookie Onyeka Okongwu had career highs with 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks headed to the playoffs on a roll after a 124-95 rout of the woeful Houston Rockets in the regular-season finale.
Correa, Tucker lead Astros past Rangers 6-5
Carlos Correa and Kyle Tucker each homered to help Luis Garcia earn his first career win as the Houston Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 for their fifth straight win.
Kuzma’s late basket gives Lakers victory over Rockets
Kyle Kuzma’s driving layup with 6.9 seconds remaining gave the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers a 124-122 victory over the Houston Rockets and kept the defending NBA champions' slim hopes of avoiding the play-in tournament alive.
Jose Cruz Jr. to be named Rice Owls head baseball coach, per multiple sources
Former Rice Owls star and current Detroit Tigers coaching staff member Jose Cruz Jr. will be named the head baseball coach at Rice University, according to multiple sources close to the situation.
Bassett caps flurry, Rapids beat Dynamo 3-1 for 3rd straight
Cole Bassett capped a four-goal flurry late in the first half and the Colorado Rapids beat the Houston Dynamo 3-1 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.
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Laura Wilkinson receives standing ovation as Olympic comeback bid ends
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AP source: WR Crowder agrees to renegotiated deal with Jets
A person with direct knowledge of the decision says New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder agreed to a renegotiated deal that will keep him with the team through this season.
French Open champ Krejcikova 15th in singles, 1st in doubles
French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova’s twin titles at Roland Garros have allowed her to jump in the WTA rankings to No. 15 in singles and No. 1 in doubles.
Tsitsipas says his grandmother died just before French final
French Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas says his grandmother died just before his final at Roland Garros against Novak Djokovic.