FABENS, Texas (AP) — Eight people were injured Sunday night after a vehicle plowed into a crowd at a mud racing event in Texas.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that at 6:35 p.m., a vehicle left the mud track and crashed through a guard rail and into spectators.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trey Faltine drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and Cam Williams hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning after walking his first four times up and scoring three times as No.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson was back in the NASCAR All-Star race, and got another $1 million by winning it again.
Larson held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski during the final 10-lap shootout at Texas on Sunday night, after a slippery three-wide pass for the lead, and pushed Hendrick Motorsports to its second consecutive win, and 10th overall, in the annual non-points race with a seven-figure prize.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts knows he's struggling. He still homered and scored three runs.
The Dodgers' bullpen let six straight Rangers reach base and allowed three runs in the ninth. Kenley Jansen still got three gritty outs with the bases loaded to end it.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man has died from his injuries following a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street that left more than a dozen people injured, police said Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Texas Rangers thought it was quite appropriate to end their epic road losing streak with one of their most impressive victories of the season.
These rebuilding Rangers are all about new beginnings, and they got a big one at Dodger Stadium during their first road victory since May 6.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eric Kennedy hit a two-out walk-off double and Texas beat South Florida 4-3 on Saturday in the first game of the best-of-3 Austin Super Regional.
EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s knee looks fine for football. His softball swing needs work.
The Browns wide receiver, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last season, took part Saturday in teammate Jarvis Landy's charity softball event, which drew 7,000 fans and included Cleveland stars Myles Garrett and Baker Mayfield as well as Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two people were killed and at least 30 others wounded in mass shootings overnight in three states, authorities said Saturday, stoking concerns that a spike in U.S. gun violence could continue into summer as coronavirus restrictions ease and more people are free to socialize.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An All-Star race in the Lone Star State, with at least five restarts over 100 laps, a few inversion gimmicks and $1 million for the winning driver.
NASCAR is providing quite a night to mark the 25th season of racing at Texas Motor Speedway and sendoff for track president and showman Eddie Gossage, whose last race is Sunday after overseeing the track since its groundbreaking in 1995, two years before it opened.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch has often said he would stop racing in the Xfinity Series when he reached 100 wins. With one to go, he is waffling a bit on that.
“So here’s the problem, Joe already sold me for next year, too,” Busch said, referring to team owner Joe Gibbs.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Brock Jones hit three home runs, Alex Williams pitched a complete game shutout, and No. 9 seed Stanford advanced to the College World Series with a 9-0 win over No. 8 seed Texas Tech in Game 2 of the Lubbock Super Regional on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street left 14 people wounded early Saturday, two of them critically.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek has always had confidence in his ability, and that move he made this year back to NASCAR trucks from the top-level Cup Series was all about having the opportunity to win races with top-tier equipment.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Proponents of expanding passenger rail service through Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas hope an anticipated influx of federal infrastructure funding will get the the long-discussed route off the ground.
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A man accused of killing a 19-year-old Louisiana woman in 2004 and dumping her body in Texas told people details that police never made public, a detective says.
Alexandria Police Detective Tanner Dryden told a judge that David Anthony Burns, 45, of Boyce, mentioned such details to two or three people, The Town Talk reported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts got everything he had hoped for.
Clayton Kershaw bounced back from two bad outings with six sharp innings Friday night, and Gavin Lux drove in four runs and hit one of five homers as Los Angeles routed the Texas Rangers 12-1.
Vanderbilt's Kumar Rocker and Stanford's Brendan Beck turned in dominant pitching performances in NCAA super regionals Friday to put their teams on the cusp of berths in the College World Series.
Rocker led the reigning national champion Commodores to a 2-0 victory over East Carolina in Nashville, and Beck held down one of the nation's top offensive teams in a 15-3 win over Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Brendan Beck set a career high with 13 strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings, Christian Robinson had four RBIs, and Stanford beat Texas Tech 15-3 on Friday in Lubbock Super Regional to begin a best-of-three series.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has offered no details on his plans to construct new barriers along the border with Mexico while also launching an aggressive campaign to arrest migrants — moves that set up another clash with the Biden administration over immigration.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — After more than half a century in airplane seatback pockets, the American Airlines in-flight magazine American Way is going away.
An airline spokeswoman said Friday that American will retire the magazine and its online version at the end of June.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past 18 months, 29 prisoners have escaped from federal lockups across the U.S. — and nearly half still have not been caught. At some of the institutions, doors are left unlocked, security cameras are broken and officials sometimes don't notice an inmate is missing for hours.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have said a man from El Paso, Texas, was arrested on reckless driving and DUI charges after fatally hitting a moped rider last weekend while driving 141 mph (226 kph) near the Strip.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said Thursday it plans to invest $25 million in U.K.-based Vertical Aerospace Group and consider a $1 billion order for small, electric-powered aircraft that can take off and land like helicopters.
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — At least six people were injured Thursday when a semitrailer cut off a Border Patrol van carrying migrants on a West Texas highway, forcing the van from the road and rolling it, an agency spokesman said.
1902 — Corsicana defeated Texarkana 51-3 in a Texas League game. Nig Clark of Corsicana took advantage of the small park and hit eight homers. Some telegraph operators, thinking there was a mistake, reported the score as 5-3.
DETROIT (AP) — He plotted to steal up to $1.5 million in union dues, and the money he diverted was spent on golf clubs, vacation homes, booze and lavish meals, fostering a culture of corruption within the United Auto Workers union.
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man now faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 4-year-old boy who was found dead in a Dallas street last month.
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas bar association is investigating whether state Attorney General Ken Paxton's failed efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election based on bogus claims of fraud amounted to professional misconduct.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — American national team defenders Steve Cherundolo and Christie Pearce have been elected to the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame along with Bolivian forward Jaime Moreno and former D.C.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to plotting to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia, federal prosecutors said
Seth Aaron Pendley, 28, of Wichita Falls, entered his plea before a federal magistrate judge in Wichita Falls, according to a statement from acting U.S.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brock Holt and the Texas Rangers needed just such a send-off before going back on the road, where things have really been difficult for them.
Holt hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 11th inning and the Rangers beat the NL-best San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Wednesday for only their second win in 14 games, ending a five-game homestand in a span that started with an 0-9 mark on their longest winless trip in team history.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Randy Gregory wanted to make sure he didn't spend too much time away from the Dallas Cowboys' facility this offseason.
It's been six years since that was even an option for the oft-suspended defensive end.
HOUSTON (AP) — The longest serving death row inmate in the U.S. was resentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after prosecutors in Texas concluded the 71-year-old man is ineligible for execution and incompetent for retrial due to his long history of mental illness.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers closer Ian Kennedy was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday because of a mild left hamstring strain.
Kennedy's last appearance was in 30-pitch outing Friday night at home against Tampa Bay, when he got his 12th save of the season.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Wine grape growers in Texas and surrounding states filed a lawsuit last week against drug-maker Bayer-Monsanto and chemical giant BASF for the damage their cotton herbicide has caused to vineyards.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M hired Jim Schlossnagle as its new baseball coach Wednesday after his 18 seasons at TCU that included five trips to the College World Series.
Schlossnagle replaces Rob Childress, whose contract wasn't renewed after the Aggies missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006.
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
San Francisco Giants (38-22, first in the NL West) vs. Texas Rangers (23-39, fifth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Wednesday, 2:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Sam Long (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Rangers: Kyle Gibson (4-0, 2.06 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 53 strikeouts)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon Crawford was in for a special night just by taking the field at shortstop for the San Francisco Giants. His two home runs and a big slam by Mike Tauchman just made the planned postgame champagne toast even sweeter.
A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday:
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon Crawford played in his 1,326th game at shortstop for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night, breaking a tie with Hall of Famer Travis Jackson for the most in franchise history.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 5-year-old Houston boy whose body authorities say was kept hidden in a storage unit before being discovered in an East Texas motel has been officially identified and his cause of death has been ruled a homicide, authorities said Tuesday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Despite experts who say Texas' power grid remains vulnerable, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott declared Tuesday that new reforms “fix all of the flaws” that caused February's deadly winter blackout that left more than 4 million people without power in subfreezing weather.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis was designated for assignment Tuesday by the slumping Texas Rangers, a move more about the young team's standing than the struggles of the veteran slugger.
Davis missed the first 34 games of the season because of a left quad strain, then hit .157 with two home runs and five RBIs in his 22 games.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield will mark Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — by displaying a rare signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas mom arrested for posing as her daughter at a middle school says she did it to push for better security on campus.
Casey Garcia, 30, was arrested on one count each of criminal trespass and tampering with government records, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office officials said.