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Expectations change with Anthony Spencer's return

Expectations change with Anthony Spencer's return

Anthony Spencer was credited with three tackles, and one hit on the quarterback but the mere fact he played is the accomplishment.
Astros to hire A.J. Hinch as manager

Astros to hire A.J. Hinch as manager

A.J. Hinch will be named the Astros next manager, a person close to the search said. Hinch checks all the boxes the Astros had on their wish list in the process: Playing, managing and front office experience.
Jerry Jones called Sunday’s win the best of the Jason Garrett era, best first half he’s ever seen

Jerry Jones called Sunday’s win the best of the Jason Garrett era, best first half he’s ever seen

It goes without saying that owner Jerry Jones was beside himself with joy in the postgame locker room following the Cowboys 38-17 dominating victory against the New Orleans Saints.
5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.
Driver in fatal bus crash says he was distracted

Driver in fatal bus crash says he was distracted

Pictures and memories provide little comfort to a collegiate community and four families coping with an immeasurable loss.
Waitress spreading kindness through her art gets hefty tip

Waitress spreading kindness through her art gets hefty tip

AHWATUKEE, AZ (KPHO) -- Few of us ever develop lasting friendships with our waiters or waitresses.
Woman gets shot in Connecticut home, doesn't initially notice

Woman gets shot in Connecticut home, doesn't initially notice

New Haven, CT (WFSB) -- A New Haven woman is recovering from a minor gunshot wound after she was shot in her home.
Phoenix PD: Pet cow dies after being pelted with softballs

Phoenix PD: Pet cow dies after being pelted with softballs

Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) -- A north Phoenix family is mourning the loss of their pet cow. They woke up Friday morning and found the animal gravely injured on their ranch on 52nd St., near Bell Rd.
Space? Ocean Depths? Experts Predict the Future of Travel

Space? Ocean Depths? Experts Predict the Future of Travel

(StatePoint) As you book your next vacation, it doesn’t hurt to think ahead -- way ahead. Technology is changing everything about the way we live, work and play, and travel is no exception.
Texans top Bills to move to 3-1

Texans top Bills to move to 3-1

Defensive end J.J.
Jose Altuve’s two hits seals batting title

Jose Altuve’s two hits seals batting title

On a day Jose Altuve wasn’t in the lineup to begin with, the Astros second baseman rocketed a double to left-center in the top of the third inning and beat out an infield hit in the hole in the fifth inning, virtually clinching the Americ
Ted Cruz wins Values Voter straw poll, again

Ted Cruz wins Values Voter straw poll, again

Cruz first. Carson second. Sound familiar? If it does, it's because for the second year in a row, the duo clinched the top two spots for the presidential choice vote in the buzzy Values Voter Summit straw poll.
Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance transfers from Texas to Virginia

Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance transfers from Texas to Virginia

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is being held in isolation in a Virginia jail cell, authorities said Saturday.
TCU’s Trevone Boykin accounts for 6 TDs as Frogs bury SMU

TCU’s Trevone Boykin accounts for 6 TDs as Frogs bury SMU

TCU overcame a slow offensive start Saturday to down SMU 56-0 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium and claim the Iron Skillet for another season.
4 killed when semi hits bus carrying Texas softball team in Oklahoma

4 killed when semi hits bus carrying Texas softball team in Oklahoma

Four people died after a tractor-trailer crashed into a bus carrying members of a college women's softball team late Friday in southern Oklahoma, a law enforcement spokesman said.