Javier goes 6 strong, Bregman homers as Astros down A’s 6-3

Bregman’s 16th homer was his second straight day with a two-run shot in the first. He also hit an RBI double in the seventh. HOUSTON — Cristian Javier threw six shutout innings, Alex Bregman hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros swept the Oakland Athletics with a 6-3 win on Sunday. Bregman’s 16th homer … Read more

Texans top Saints, 17-13, in preseason opener

Houston quarterback Davis Mills was 3 for 3 for 14 yards in two drives where the team failed to get a first down. HOUSTON — 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 … Read more

Cowboys penalties mar preseason opener as Dallas loses in Denver

DENVER — The Dallas Cowboys decided to author a repeat performance of the playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers in their first preseason game of 2022. Penalties, penalties, everywhere. After committing 14 penalties for 89 yards in that playoff loss to the Niners, the very next turn on an NFL game field saw the … Read more