Tim Duncan returning to Spurs as an assistant coach

Tim Duncan is back with the San Antonio Spurs, this time as an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich. Duncan, the Spurs’ all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots — and the only player to be on all five of San Antonio’s NBA championship teams — officially returned to the franchise

Lynn strikes out 12, Rangers lose 5-3 to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) – Michael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory. Rogelio Armenteros pitched five solid innings in his first major league start, sending Texas to its seventh loss in a row. Brantley put

Choo hits home run to break up no-hit bid, Rangers lose to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) – José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Making his third career start, Urquidy (1-0) held the Rangers to two baserunners

Minor Strikes Out 10 in Rangers 4-3 loss against Astros

HOUSTON (AP) – Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Friday night. Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez led off the third inning with consecutive home runs to extend