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  • Chiefs beat Texans 30-0 for first playoff win since 1994

    After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs were determined not to give up the lead this time.


  • Chiefs look to end playoff woes against Texans on Saturday

    HOUSTON – The previous time the Kansas City Chiefs won a playoff game, Bill Clinton was president and Tonya Harding’s ex-husband had just been arrested for hiring someone to attack …


  • Houston’s Wilfork speaks out about Florida police shooting

    Texans tackle Vince Wilfork is speaking out after a childhood friend was shot and killed by a police officer on Sunday.


  • In brief: Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne named WNBA’s MVP

    Elena Delle Donne has to make more room in her ever-growing trophy case. The Chicago Sky star was announced as the WNBA’s Most Valuable Player on Wednesday for the first …


  • Experts see Texans DE J.J. Watt as potential MVP

    HOUSTON – Should J.J. Watt be the NFL’s Most Valuable Player? Many who are paid to find ways to slow down the overpowering Houston Texans defensive end say yes.


  • Texans coach says thieves took 3 Super Bowl rings

    Police are investigating a break in at the home of Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel, who says that someone took his three Super Bowl rings he won as a player. …


  • Steelers overcome slow start to win

    PITTSBURGH – One dizzying sequence, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were in complete control against the Houston Texans. Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another …


  • App battles domestic abuse

    Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is working with a women’s shelter to promote the national debut of a mobile app designed to help victims of domestic violence. The “RUSafe” app …


  • NFL notes: Jadeveon Clowney nears return to Texans lineup

    No. 1 overall draft pick Jadeveon Clowney returned to practice on Friday and hopes to play on Monday night when Houston visits Pittsburgh. Clowney practiced in a limited capacity for …


  • Dan Caesar’s Thursday night NFL pick

    Kickoff: 5:25 p.m., CBS Records: Indianapolis (3-2 overall, 1-1 road), Houston (3-2, 2-0 home) Line: IND by 3 O/U: 46 Synopsis: It’s a battle for the AFC South lead in …


  • Bookies living it up

    Jimmy Vaccaro thought he would offer bettors a little fun – and a long-shot chance at some real cash – when he put up a proposition this week at 25-1 …


  • 49ers’ McDonald arrested on domestic violence charges

    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. …


  • Browns’ Gordon may face yearlong suspension

    A day of celebration dissolved into confusion for the Cleveland Browns. Hours after quarterback Johnny Manziel’s arrival had Cleveland’s football pulse racing faster than it had in years, a report …


  • Manziel sticks to football business at NFL combine

    Quarterback Johnny Manziel was all business Friday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. He walked to the podium, provided mostly thoughtful, deliberate answers and suggested some of his previous …


  • O’Brien known for work with QBs

    Bill O’Brien worked closely with Tom Brady when he was a Patriots assistant. He’s now set to return to the NFL to coach Houston, and he’s a long way from …


  • Texas interview O’Brien

    HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have interviewed Penn State’s Bill O’Brien about their vacant head coaching job and he has emerged as a leading candidate, according to reports. Houston team …


  • Texans receiver Johnson keeps piling up numbers

    HOUSTON – Andre Johnson is having another great season for the Houston Texans. The star receiver certainly isn’t celebrating it with the Texans mired in a franchise-record 13-game skid.


  • Texans fire coach after 11th defeat

    The scuffling Houston Texans fired Gary Kubiak on Friday, parting ways with the only coach to lead the team to the playoffs. The team announced the decision one day after …


  • Jags hold off Texans for fourth win

    Chad Henne threw two touchdown passes, Jordan Todman scored on some trickery and the Jacksonville Jaguars held on to beat the visiting Houston Texans 27-20 on Thursday night. The Jaguars …


  • Texans’ Smith skeptical of Patriots

    Houston defensive end Antonio Smith questioned how New England knew what the Texans were going to do on defense after a 34-31 win by the Patriots on Sunday. Smith told …


  • NFL notes: Falcons’ White expects to play against Seahawks

    Wide reciever Roddy White is confident he’ll be back in the lineup for the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, nearly a month after his last game and closer to 100 percent …


  • Incognito revealed as Martin instigator

    In the stadium program sold at the Miami Dolphins’ game on Halloween, Richie Incognito was asked who’s the easiest teammate to scare. His answer: Jonathan Martin. The troubled, troubling relationship …


  • Meriweather targets knees, Marshall

    After saying he’s going to “take peoples’ knees out” to avoid another suspension for hits to the head, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather struck another blow – declaring that “people …


  • Chiefs hold on to beat banged-up Texans 17-16

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs had their backs to the end zone in the third quarter on Sunday, and the Houston Texans had first-and-goal with an opportunity …


  • Seahawks stage biggest second-half comeback since 1997

    HOUSTON – The Seattle Seahawks were battered on defense in the first half, bruised on offense and soundly beaten in every statistical category. What hadn’t been broken, though, was their …


  • Seahawks 4-0 for first time

    Steven Hauschka kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime to give the Seattle Seahawks a 23-20 win over the Houston Texans and the first 4-0 start in franchise history.


  • Historic game for Seahawks

    Earl Thomas’ home of Orange, Texas, is maybe an hour and 25 minutes from Houston. And as might be expected, the Seahawks’ safety says a healthy contingent of family and …


  • Five things to know about Seahawks-Texans

    The undefeated Seattle Seahawks are already feeling this could be a special season, and improving to 4-0 for the first time would be another huge move toward that end.


  • Seahawks passing attack powered by overlooked receivers

    Doug Baldwin wants context. When asked about the receivers’ “lack of production” in Week 2 as compared to Week 3, he bristled a bit.


  • Eagles foil Griffin’s return

    Just try to keep up with Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles this season. Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins sure couldn’t. Playing at a frenetic pace …

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