Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press

Kristie Rieken

The Associated Press

Houston, TX, United States

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  • Toronto Sun
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  • FOX 5 Atlanta
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Recent articles by Kristie:

Houston Texans fire coach Lovie Smith after just one season

Lovie Smith has been fired as coach of the Houston Texans on Sunday night after just one season where the team went 3-13-1. It’s the second straight season in which the Texans have fired a coach after just one year. → Read More

Houston Texans go winless at home as 2022 season nears end

The Texans failed to win a home game in a season for the first time in franchise history. → Read More

Achane runs for 215 yards, Texas A&M stuns No. 6 LSU 38-23

Devon Achane had a career-best 215 yards rushing with two touchdowns, and Texas A&M stunned No. 6 LSU 38-23, all but certainly knocking the Tigers out of contention for the College Football Playoff → Read More

One win away: Astros aim to close out World Series over Phillies in Game 6

Dusty Baker has been here before. It’s hard not to think of the last time the Astros’ manager was up 3-2 in the Fall Classic. → Read More

Jalen Hurts, Eagles beat Texans for their first 8-0 start

Jalen Hurts threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns, and the Eagles overcame a slow start to beat the Texans 29-17 on Thursday night. → Read More

Canadian basketball player Josh Primo, San Antonio Spurs sued by former team psychologist

A psychologist has sued the team and former player Josh Primo, claiming he exposed himself to her multiple times → Read More

Hurts looks to improve Eagles to 8-0 against hometown Texans

HOUSTON — Jalen Hurts was born in Houston and grew up about 25 miles from NRG Stadium. → Read More

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker's storytelling a hit with team as World Series begins

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker has spent a lifetime in baseball and loves to regale his team with tales of his experiences and exploits in the game. → Read More

Alvarez homers again, Astros top Mariners for 2-0 ALDS lead

Yordan Alvarez did it again, launching a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning that lifted the Astros over the Mariners 4-2 Thursday. → 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

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