CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Normally teams would be fired up after starting the season 3-0.
But there is plenty of concern in Carolina after losing three key players in a 24-9 win over the Houston Texans on Thursday night, including running back Christian McCaffrey, who left with a strained hamstring.
Eyewitness to Execution: A Career of Reporting from the Texas Death Chamber
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The top elected official in the Texas border county where thousands of Haitian migrants camped in recent days says only 225 migrants remain.
Val Verde County Judge Lewis Owens told The Associated Press in a text message on Friday that he’s been told all of the migrants will be removed by the end of the day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is voting Friday on legislation aimed at guaranteeing a woman’s right to an abortion, an effort by House Democrats to circumvent a new Texas law that has placed that access under threat.
The Biden administration’s special envoy to Haiti resigned in protest of "inhumane" large-scale expulsions of Haitian migrants to their homeland as it is wracked by civil strife and natural disaster, U.S.
Texas Rangers (55-98, fifth in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (49-104, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Spencer Howard (0-4, 6.86 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 46 strikeouts) Orioles: Alexander Wells (1-3, 7.96 ERA, 1.83 WHIP, 23 strikeouts)
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tyler Seguin figures he is at a point in his career when he will never be fully healthy again. The Dallas Stars 29-year-old forward is about as close as he can get to that after missing all but three games last season during his rehab and recovery from hip surgery.
The Southwest Classic between longtime rivals Arkansas and Texas A&M has been one-sided, with the Aggies having won nine straight. Before the season, the teams' SEC opener looked like just another game Saturday.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans got a solid performance from rookie quarterback Davis Mills in his first career start Thursday night.
But they were doomed by their inability to run the ball or prevent big plays in a 24-9 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
HOUSTON (AP) — Thanks to another efficient performance from Sam Darnold and continued dominant play by their defense, the Carolina Panthers are 3-0 for the first time since 2015, when they reached the Super Bowl.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas election officials said Thursday night they were auditing the 2020 results in four large counties hours after former President Donald Trump, continuing to falsely claim the election was stolen, pressed Republican Gov.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants milled around makeshift shelters held up with giant reeds, as wind blew dust through the camp littered with plastic bottles and overflowing trash bags. Some migrants sat on plastic paint cans or the ground while others hung clothes to dry on the bamboo-like carrizo cane.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A seemingly inconsequential game between two last-place teams provided rookie pitcher Zac Lowther an indelible memory and a morale-booster to carry with him into the offseason.
Lowther pitched five sparkling innings to earn his first major league victory and help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 3-0 Thursday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carolina running back Christian McCaffrey left Thursday night's game against the Houston Texans with a hamstring injury and will not return.
McCaffrey had a 2-yard run early in the second quarter and went to the medical tent on the sideline soon after that.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston safety Justin Reid and Carolina cornerback A.J. Bouye were among the players inactive Thursday night.
Reid, the Texans' top defensive player, injured his knee Sunday against Cleveland.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott's first home game since the star Dallas quarterback's gruesome ankle injury at AT&T Stadium last October is the second chance for Philadelphia's Jalen Hurts to beat the Cowboys in his home state.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas abortion providers again asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to take up a new state law that has banned most abortions since the beginning of September, when the deeply divided justices allowed it to take effect.
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — The city of Georgetown is recommending updates to the city's fire code after a pet boarding facility caught fire, killing all 75 dogs that were inside.
Recommended updates include requiring smoke alarms and sprinklers systems in kennels and pet boarding facilities, regardless of their size, a city official said Tuesday.
DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials made more than two dozen recommendations Thursday aimed at further safeguarding power plants and natural gas supplies to prevent a repeat of the February blackouts that caused more than 200 deaths in Texas.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Preseason AP All-America running back Breece Hall is scoring touchdowns at a record pace for No. 14 Iowa State while opposing rushers are having a difficult time gaining yards against the Cyclones defense.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — For the final leg of his journey from Chile to the United States, Haitian migrant Fabricio Jean followed detailed instructions sent to him via WhatsApp from his brother in New Jersey who had recently taken the route to the Texas border.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Regardless of why SMU and TCU couldn't find a way to pull off the 100th meeting between the Dallas-Fort Worth rivals last season, it's happening a year later.
Maybe it was a big deal last year because it was just the second time in almost 100 years the schools didn't meet when they could have (SMU didn't play football in 1987-88 because of sanctions from the NCAA's so-called death penalty).
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman knows what the resurgent Razorbacks have to do to make their series against seventh-ranked Texas A&M a real rivalry again.
Texas Rangers (55-97, fifth in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (48-104, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Glenn Otto (0-2, 9.37 ERA, 1.65 WHIP, 19 strikeouts) Orioles: Zac Lowther (0-2, 9.61 ERA, 1.83 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of his sudden good fortune as he and his pregnant wife waited for a Greyhound bus to take them to a cousin in San Antonio.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first Big 12 game of the season for Texas and Texas Tech already feels like a pivotal moment for both head coaches.
First-year Texas coach Steve Sarkisian was brought in from Nick Saban's staff at Alabama with a $34 million guaranteed contract and a promise to elevate the program back to the Big 12 power.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees are rolling into a season-ending divisional gauntlet taking solace in the standings.
“We're in control of things,” manager Aaron Boone said.
CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico (AP) — After more than a week at this crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border, Haitian migrant Nelson Saintil felt like the walls were beginning to close in on him and his family.
Saintil was along the banks of the Rio Grande on Wednesday morning with his wife and four children, ages 5, 10, 13 and 16.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws on Wednesday that aim to protect the privacy of abortion providers and their patients, declaring California to be a “reproductive freedom state” while drawing a sharp contrast with Texas and its efforts to limit the procedure.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An abortion bill similar to one signed into law in Texas was filed in Florida on Wednesday that would ban most abortions in the state and would allow lawsuits against doctors who violate it.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys placed linebacker Keanu Neal on the COVID-19 reserve list Wednesday, making it possible the club will be without a key player for the third consecutive game to start the season because of health and safety protocols.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' highest criminal court on Wednesday overturned a death row inmate's capital murder conviction because one of the prosecutors in his 2003 trial was moonlighting as a clerk for the judge in the case.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As a Dallas County commissioner, Elba Garcia represents some 670,000 people — nearly the population of a congressional district. The majority of her constituents are Latino and live in the fast-growing suburbs west of Dallas, where they share worries about managing growth, schools and access to health care.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Carolina Panthers will face a rookie quarterback making his first NFL start for the second time in three games Thursday night against Davis Mills and the Houston Texans.
Carolina (2-0) opened the season with a 19-14 victory over the New York Jets in the debut of Zach Wilson, the second overall pick in this year’s draft.
CAROLINA (2-0) at HOUSTON (1-1)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NFLN
OPENING LINE: Panthers by 7 ½, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
In an effort to get every team a Thursday game, NFL schedule makers often take some of the likely tail-enders and stick them in early season games.
Sort of a “let's get them out of the way before they've lost a lot” philosophy.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After serving as interim police chief for Texas’ capital city since March, Joseph Chacon was named Wednesday as the permanent choice for the top spot in Austin.
The appointment of Chacon, whose career with Austin police has spanned over 20 years, was announced by City Manager Spencer Cronk.
HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police officer has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for taking part in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S.
Texas Rangers (55-96, fifth in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (85-67, fourth in the AL East)
New York; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Taylor Hearn (6-5, 4.32 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 87 strikeouts) Yankees: Corey Kluber (5-3, 3.68 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 76 strikeouts)
NEW YORK — In the midst of difficult negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, Major League Baseball and its players’ association are scheduled to start a grievance hearing next Monday over the union’s claim the 2020 pandemic-affected season was too short.
SAN DIGEO (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the San Francisco Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5 Tuesday night to keep a one-game lead in the NL West.
NEW YORK (AP) — After their biggest bats did plenty of damage, the New York Yankees auditioned a new bullpen weapon for the stretch drive: Luis Severino.
Giancarlo Stanton lined a laser beam of a home run, Aaron Judge added a three-run shot and the Yankees powered past the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Tuesday night to keep pace in the crowded AL wild-card chase.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Two hunters from Pennsylvania were trying to lure an elk in southwestern Colorado when one of them mistook a bow hunter for prey and fatally shot him, according to an arrest affidavit.