Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press

Kristie Rieken

The Associated Press

Houston, TX, United States

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Recent:
  • ABC 33/40 News
Past:
  • Press of AC
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  • FOX 5 DC
  • KCTV5 - Kansas City
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  • FOX 32 News
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  • CBS 8 San Diego
  • The Associated Press
  • WAFB
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Recent articles by Kristie:

Nix helps No. 8 Auburn over No. 17 Texas A&M 28-20

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Auburn coach Gus Malzahn was pleased with the performance of Bo Nix in a victory at Texas A&M on Saturday. What made Malzahn even happier is that the freshman quarterback will likely be with him for a long time to come. Nix threw a touchdown pass and JaTarvious Whitlow ran for a score as No. 8 Auburn built a big lead and withstood a late charge from Texas A&M to get… → Read More

Home run robbers get praise — and swag for spectacular plays

It was late in the 2015 season when Baltimore's Manny Machado smoked a pitch from Tampa Bay's Chris Archer into center field at Camden Yards. → Read More

Watson throws TD pass to help Texans over Lions 30-23

Deshaun Watson, who sat out in a loss to Green Bay last week, was 5 of 7 for 60 yards and scrambled once for 7 yards. → Read More

Verlander fans 10, pitching-rich Astros beat Mariners 3-1

The game was scoreless until the fourth, when Alex Bregman singled, Yordan Alvarez doubled and Carlos Correa singled for a run. → Read More

Miley solid, Astros hit 6 homers to rout Mariners 10-2

Houston got things going when Yordan Alvarez sent the second pitch of the second inning into center field for his 13th homer. → Read More

Bell, Dickerson lead Pirates to 14-2 rout of Astros

George Springer had three hits, including a leadoff homer in his second game back from the injured list. → Read More

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1

Houston manager AJ Hinch lamented his team's inability to string together hits. → Read More

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3

Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Astros to a 4-3 victory that ended with a lot of confusion. → Read More

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game

A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. → Read More

Child hit by line drive at Astros game, taken to hospital

A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. → Read More

Young girl struck by foul ball at Astros game, taken to hospital

A young fan was taken to the hospital after getting struck by a foul ball during Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a line drive in the fourth inning into the field-level stands down the third base line, where it hit the girl. He immediately put his hands on his head and took a couple of steps toward the seats. He then fell… → Read More

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5

Less than two weeks ago Jack Mayfield flew to Boston because the Houston Astros told him he was going to make his long-awaited major league debut after seven seasons in the minors. → Read More

Golden State Warriors knock out Houston Rockets in Game 6

After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Golden State Warriors eliminate the Houston Rockets and advance to the Western Conference finals on Friday night, coach Steve Kerr stopped to talk with his star's parents. → Read More

Long 3-run blast by Chirinos lifts Astros over Indians, 4-1

The Astros won the final two games to earn a split of the four-game set with Cleveland. → Read More

Texans address need to protect Watson by drafting tackle Tytus Howard

It was the just the second time Houston had selected an offensive lineman in the first round. The last was left tackle Duane Brown with the 26th pick in 2008. → Read More

Harden scores 29 as Rockets rout Jazz 122-90 in Game 1

It's the second consecutive year these teams have met in the postseason after the Rockets eliminated Utah in five games in the second round last season. → Read More

AP source: Alex Bregman, Astros agree to $100M, 6-year deal

Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024, according to a person with... → Read More

Warriors, minus Durant, end Rockets' 9-game streak, 106-104

HOUSTON (AP) — In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with playing for the defending... → Read More

Warriors, minus Durant, end Rockets' 9-game streak, 106-104

In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with playing for the defending back-to-back NBA... → Read More

Harden's 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday... → Read More