Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press

Kristie Rieken

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Kristie:

Dusty Baker becomes first Black MLB manager to reach 2,000 wins

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker won his 2,000th game Tuesday night, becoming the 12th skipper in major league history to reach the milestone and the first Black man to do it. → Read More

Dusty Baker becomes first Black MLB manager to reach 2,000 wins

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker won his 2,000th game Tuesday night, becoming the 12th skipper in major league history to reach the milestone and the first Black man to do it. → Read More

Astros' Dusty Baker becomes first Black manager to win 2,000 games

Dusty Baker is the first Black manager and 12th overall in MLB history to reach 2,000 wins. → Read More

Texans take LSU CB Stingley at No. 3, A&M OL Green at No. 15

Houston Texans pick LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. third overall in NFL draft. → Read More

Simons, Portland hand Houston another home loss, 125-110

HOUSTON (AP) — Anfernee Simons scored 27 points, CJ McCollum had 26 and the Portland Trail Blazers handed Houston its franchise-record 10th straight home loss, beating the Rockets 125-110 on → Read More

Texans run past Chargers 41-29, ding LA's playoff hopes

HOUSTON (AP) — Rex Burkhead ran for a career-high 149 yards and two touchdowns, and the Houston Texans took advantage of three turnovers to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 41-29 → Read More

World Siri: Rookie propels Astros past Braves to tie Series

HOUSTON (AP) — José Siri launched himself headfirst into home plate, popped up with arms flexed and screamed with all his might. → Read More

World Series a father-and-son family affair for Snitkers

No matter how this year’s World Series ends, a Snitker will get a championship ring. → Read More

García, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis García showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the → Read More

ALCS Game 1 is tonight in Houston

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will look to take down his former team in the AL Championship Series for the second time in four years after beating the Houston Astros on the way to a World Series title in 2018. → Read More

Cora meets former team again with Red Sox vs Astros in ALCS

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was already counting on a rematch with his former team even before the Houston Astros advanced to their fifth straight AL Championship Series. “He told me (Monday), ‘see you soon,’” Houston star Carlos Correa said. The Astros assured their place the next day, closing out the White Sox in Game 4 of the Division Series. → Read More

Patriots use late field goal to get 25-22 win over Texans

Trailing on the road in the fourth quarter, the New England Patriots needed Mac Jones to deliver on Sunday. The rookie came through, throwing a touchdown pass to tie it before Nick Folk’s 21-yard field goal with 15 seconds left lifted the Patriots to a 25-22 win over the Houston Texans. → Read More

Texas A&M beats No. 1 Alabama 41-38 on last-play field goal

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Seth Small made a 28-yard field goal as time expired and Texas A&M stunned top-ranked Alabama 41-38 on Saturday night to end the Crimson Tide's → Read More

Correa, Alvarez help Astros take 2-0 lead over Sox in ALDS

The Houston Astros killed it once again in Game 2 against the Chicago White Sox! → Read More

Astros beat White Sox 6-1 in ALDS opener after 6 scoreless innings from McCullers

Lance McCullers Jr. pitched scoreless ball into the seventh inning and Yordan Alvarez homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox in Game 1 of their best-of-five AL Division Series. → Read More

Houston Rockets take Jalen Green with No. 2 pick in NBA draft

The Houston Rockets selected Jalen Green with the second overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft. → Read More

Astros miss chance at 4-game sweep, lose series finale to Angels

Houston won the first three games of the series but Los Angeles pulled out the win on Sunday. → Read More

Oregon women top Georgia 57-50, return to Sweet 16 as 6 seed

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sedona Prince scored 22 points, Nyara Sabally took over late and sixth-seeded Oregon beat No. 3 Georgia 57-50 on Wednesday in the women's NCAA Tournament to → Read More

Watt, Texans 'mutally' agree to split in more team upheaval

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans split Friday, ending the tenure of the face of the franchise and adding further turmoil to an offseason of upheaval. → Read More

Oladipo has 25 points, Rockets beat Trail Blazers 104-101

HOUSTON (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets shook off a terrible first quarter and held on late to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 104-101 on → Read More