Houston Texans

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr runs with the ball in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons. After just two games, that optimism […]

09/15/2014

Houston Texans running back Ronnie Brown, right, carries the ball as Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Khalil Mack, left, looks on in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Watt’s TD catch fuels Texans’ 30-14 win vs Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Texans are right back where they were a year ago after two games. Now they need to figure out how to avoid the collapse that led to 14 straight […]

09/15/2014

Houston Texans' Jadeveon Clowney (90) leaves with a knee injury during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

Top pick Clowney out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick of the Houston Texans, will be out 4-6 weeks after arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday. Coach Bill O’Brien said he didn’t know exactly […]

09/08/2014

Houston Texans' Alfred Blue (44) is stopped by San Francisco 49ers' Chris Borland (50) as Craig Dahl (43) and Chase Thomas (48) close in during the first quarter of an NFL football preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Borland returns pick for TD, 49ers beat Texans

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Borland made one more big play to convince the 49ers he should be in the mix of linebackers to replace injured NaVorro Bowman. Borland, a third-round pick from Wisconsin, returned an […]

08/29/2014

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a gain against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter an NFL football game in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

IPO to give investors a stake in NFL running back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Here’s a new twist on fantasy sports: a San Francisco startup is offering a chance to bet on the moneymaking potential of star athletes. The unusual investment opportunity kicked off Thursday […]

10/17/2013

The big burrito

When the Houston Texans played the Baltimore Ravens, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt wore a wireless mike for the NFL Network. Trash-talk with Ravens running back Ray Rice ensued:  

10/26/2012

Fan falls to death at Texans stadium in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) – A 25-year-old fan died after tumbling about 60 feet from a fifth-floor escalator at the Reliant Stadium during a preseason Houston Texans‘ game, officials said Friday. The man fell to the ground […]

08/31/2012

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