Texas and Oklahoma State duel for early Big 12 lead

Oklahoma State (3-0) at No. 12 Texas (2-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Texas by 5 1/2. Series record: Texas leads 24-9. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The first conference game means the winner emerges as a favorite to reach the Big 12 title game. The Cowboys could open some eyes nationally with a

Allard allows Two Runs as Rangers lose 3-2 to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night to lock up a postseason berth. Houston won its fifth straight and 100th game

Nomar Mazara hits Home Run, Rangers fall to Astros 4-1

HOUSTON (AP) – Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The Astros are a win away from their third straight 100-win season and

No. 5 Oklahoma’s improved defense supporting offense

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It is a small sample size, but the numbers say Oklahoma’s defense has improved this season. The Sooners fielded one of the worst defenses in the nation last season. Just a good defense with Oklahoma’s historically good offense and Heisman winner Kyler Murray might have produced a

Dak Prescott spreading the wealth in hot start for Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receivers and tight ends have seven touchdown catches through two games, the same number of TDs the entire offense had in the first five games last year. Dak Prescott‘s hot start has plenty to do with depth at positions that looked promising in the preseason,

Jose Trevino Scores only Run in Rangers 6-1 loss to Athletics

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Sean Manaea limited Texas to three singles over six scoreless innings, Marcus Semien became the third Oakland slugger with 30 homers and the Athletics beat the Rangers 6-1 Sunday for their sixth straight win. Oakland entered the day a half-game ahead of Tampa Bay for the first

Texans stop Jags’ 2-point conversion to get 13-12 win

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Reid didn’t have to see the play again to know he’d kept Leonard Fournette out of the end zone on a 2-point conversion with seconds left that secured Houston’s win over Jacksonville on Sunday. “I was 100% confident,” he said. “I knew it on the field. I

Dak double: Cowboys’ Prescott beats Redskins with legs, arm

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dak Prescott probably could have kept running — maybe all the way to the end zone. Instead, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback stiff-armed Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to put an exclamation point on his longest run of the game. Prescott spent Sunday afternoon carving up the Redskins’