OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics released veteran outfielder Stephen Piscotty on Tuesday and cleared way for top prospect Shea Langeliers to gain key experience down the stretch for the last-place team in the AL West.
BELLAIRE, Texas (AP) _ Bio-Path Holdings Inc. (BPTH) on Monday reported a loss of $3 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Bellaire, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 42 cents.
LANCASTER, Texas (AP) — The brother of retired NFL cornerback Aqib Talib turned himself in to authorities Monday after police identified him as the suspect in the shooting death of a coach at a youth football game in Texas.
Alabama is No. 1 in the preseason AP Top 25 for the second straight season. That is also the ninth time overall, second most in poll history.
The Crimson Tide received 54 of 63 first-place votes for the poll released Monday.
Oakland Athletics (41-75, fifth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (52-63, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: JP Sears (3-0, 2.30 ERA, .81 WHIP, 18 strikeouts); Rangers: Kohei Arihara (0-0)
Philadelphia Union (13-3-9, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. FC Dallas (10-7-9, third in the Western Conference)
Frisco, Texas; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas +132, Philadelphia +186, Draw +249; over/under is 2.5 goals
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marcus Semien homered, rookie Bubba Thompson had a tiebreaking RBI single and the Texas Rangers won a one-run game only hours after manager Chris Woodward was fired.
With Tony Beasley managing his first big league game, after being named the interim manager for the final 48 games of the season, the Rangers overcame nine walks by their pitchers in a 2-1 win over the last-place Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers fired fourth-year manager Chris Woodward on Monday, a move made in hopes of building momentum toward next year, when the team has long expected to win again after a seasons-long rebuilding effort.
SANDERSON, Texas (AP) — Four people were killed when a high-speed chase ended in a fiery head-on collision on a remote West Texas highway, officials said Monday.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Days of widespread drug cartel arson and shootings in four states last week have left Mexicans asking why the drug cartels exploded and what do they want.
The attacks killed 11 people, including a young boy and four radio station employees who were randomly shot on the streets of the border city of Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas, on Thursday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Steve Worster, the powerful fullback in a bruising wishbone offense that led Texas to the undisputed national championship in 1969 and the brink of another a year later, died Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Ideal Power Inc. (IPWR) on Monday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its second quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 27 cents per share.
The power conversion technologies developer posted revenue of $51,000 in the period.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Tandy Leather Factory Inc. (TLFA) on Monday reported a loss of $589,000 in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents.
The Associated Press preseason Top 25 college football poll presented by Regions Bank:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Stratus Properties Inc. (STRS) on Monday reported net income of $96.6 million in its second quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had profit of $11.53 per share.
Oakland Athletics (41-74, fifth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (51-63, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: James Kaprielian (3-6, 4.38 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 63 strikeouts); Rangers: Glenn Otto (4-8, 5.20 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 69 strikeouts)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager doubled twice and scored twice, including the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The booing has begun, and it's only the preseason. The Cleveland Browns expect it to increase and intensify over the months ahead.
Deshaun Watson is a target, and so are his teammates.
Seattle Mariners (62-53, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (50-63, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 2:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (10-5, 3.47 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 122 strikeouts); Rangers: Martin Perez (9-3, 2.85 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 118 strikeouts)
HOUSTON (AP) — New Orleans coach Dennis Allen wasn't thrilled about his team's overall performance Saturday night in the preseason against the Houston Texans.
But he was encouraged by the limited work of his starters on both sides of the ball.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jesús Ferreira scored twice in the first half and FC Dallas breezed to a 4-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.
Ferreira took a pass from Alan Velasco just three minutes into the match and scored to give Dallas (10-7-9) the early lead.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With a bunt, a blast and some grittiness, the Texas Rangers finally snapped a long losing streak against the surging Seattle Mariners.
Corey Seager matched a career high with his 26th homer after rookie Bubba Thompson drove in a run with a sacrifice squeeze bunt as the Rangers overcame an early three-run deficit in a 7-4 victory Saturday night.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Driussi scored his league-leading 17th goal of the season four minutes into second-half stoppage time and Austin FC survived an upset bid by Sporting Kansas City with a 4-3 victory on Saturday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jacoby Brissett has jumped ahead of Deshaun Watson on Cleveland's depth chart. Maybe for a while.
RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Fort Worth fatally shot a man who pointed a rifle at them, authorities said.
The shooting Friday in Richland Hills happened as two officers were investigating reports of gunshots along a city street.
Seattle Mariners (62-52, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (49-63, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Marco Gonzales (7-11, 3.98 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 72 strikeouts); Rangers: Dane Dunning (2-6, 4.04 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 99 strikeouts)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Star rookie Julio Rodriguez got two hits in his return to the Seattle lineup and the Mariners took over the first wild-card position in the American League by beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Friday night.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson apologized Friday “to all the women I have impacted" after being accused by two dozen women of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions.
Watson, who is facing a potential year-long NFL suspension, spoke before Cleveland's exhibition opener in Jacksonville — his first game since Jan.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Ken Giles was designated for assignment Friday by the Seattle Mariners, who had signed the reliever last year when he was recovering from Tommy John surgery.
The Mariners knew Giles wouldn't pitch in 2021 when they signed him to a $7 million, two-year contract.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of a Texas soldier who was was sexually harassed and killed at a military base near Killeen in 2020 filed a lawsuit Friday seeking $35 million in damages from the U.S.
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) _ Dawson Geophysical Co. (DWSN) on Friday reported a loss of $7.7 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Midland, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 32 cents.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — A man on trial in Texas died Thursday after drinking from a large water bottle containing a cloudy liquid as a jury found him guilty of child sexual assault, officials said.
Edward Leclair, 57, was on trial in Denton, located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Dallas, on five counts involving one victim.
ADDISON, Texas (AP) _ Sonida Senior Living, Inc. (SNDA) on Friday reported a loss of $7.4 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Addison, Texas-based company said it had a loss of $1.34.
Seattle Mariners (61-52, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (49-62, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: George Kirby (3-3, 3.40 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 81 strikeouts); Rangers: Josh Sborz (0-0, 5.87 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 21 strikeouts)
San Jose Earthquakes (5-10-9, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. FC Dallas (9-7-9, third in the Western Conference)
Frisco, Texas; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas -145, San Jose +364, Draw +287; over/under is 2.5 goals
Sporting Kansas City (6-14-5, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Austin FC (13-5-6, second in the Western Conference)
Austin, Texas; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Austin FC -173, Sporting Kansas City +429, Draw +317; over/under is 2.5 goals
DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Drew Smyly struck out nine in five scoreless innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Thursday night in Major League Baseball’s second annual “Field of Dreams” game.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two inmates were killed Thursday in a fight between rival gangs at a prison in Ciudad Juarez, a Mexican border city across from El Paso, Texas, officials said.
The prosecutors' office in the border state of Chihuahua said Thursday that authorities called in the army and National Guard to control the fight at the Number 3 prison.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners reinstated All-Star center fielder Julio Rodríguez and catcher Curt Casali from the 10-day injured list on Thursday ahead of a lengthy road trip.
Rodríguez has been sidelined since getting hit on the wrist by a pitch in Houston on July 30.
HOUSTON (AP) — After moving one-half game ahead of the slumping New York Yankees for the AL's best record with a win over the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros were already looking ahead to their next challenge.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke responded to a heckler at a campaign stop with an expletive after the Texas gubernatorial candidate heard a cackled laugh while criticizing the ease with which the Uvalde elementary school gunman legally purchased an AR-15-style rifle.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ CS Disco Inc. (LAW) on Thursday reported a loss of $20.2 million in its second quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 35 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, were 23 cents per share.
SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — A small plane that crashed near San Antonio last month, killing two people and a dog, was having engine trouble before takeoff, federal investigators said Thursday.
The single-engine Piper PA-28-235 crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from a private airstrip four miles (6.44 kilometers) southwest of Seguin on July 22, officials said.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have captured a Wisconsin fugitive in Ohio after a nine-month search.
The U.S. Marshals Service said a task force of marshals and police found Robert Johnson Jr.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Mark Faber was named general manager of Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday after the promotion of Rob Ramage to a senior vice president role for Speedway Motorsports.
Ramage was named VP of government relations and deputy counsel for Speedway Motorsports, which owns and operates TMS and other NASCAR tracks.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Phunware, Inc. (PHUN) on Thursday reported a loss of $17.1 million in its second quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs, came to 5 cents per share.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tight end Adam Shaheen is back with the Miami Dolphins after his trade to the Houston Texans was called off because he failed a physical, a person with knowledge of the situation said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ VolitionRX Ltd. (VNRX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $7.7 million in its second quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share.
The life sciences company posted revenue of $39,800 in the period.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker returned Thursday for the finale of a series against the Texas Rangers following a five-game absence after testing positive for COVID-19.
The 73-year-old Baker said he never felt bad and had only mild symptoms that he attributed to seasonal allergies before testing positive.