Dallas Stars (1-4-1, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (4-0-1, first in the Atlantic Division)
Marcus Mariota might be out as the starting quarterback in Tennessee, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have to decide how many more interceptions they can afford from Jameis Winston.
A review of college football statistics at midseason shows a lot of familiar names at or near the top of the charts, and a few surprises, too.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Yankees went to the bullpen early and kept a parade of relievers going to the mound — even CC Sabathia.
HOUSTON (AP) — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief.
HOUSTON (AP) — A man in the Astros dugout who was not in uniform was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Houston's Michael Brantley during Game 2 of the AL Championship Series and exited with a towel over his head.
Preseason numbers often mean almost nothing. Rotations are unusual, starters rarely play much, and few if any teams are putting a premium on winning games.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no panic in the Dallas Cowboys just yet.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold returned — and so did the New York Jets' hopes to turn around a season that was quickly unraveling without him.
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Six feet away from his first PGA Tour victory, Lanto Griffin never felt calmer.
HOUSTON (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton was out of the New York Yankees' starting lineup for Game 2 of the AL Championship Series because of a right quad strain that happened before he homered in the opener against the Houston Astros.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There were plenty of people standing on the Houston Texans sideline that felt they had something to prove against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 18 Baylor will be without leading tackler Clay Johnston for the rest of the season after the senior middle linebacker injured his knee on a play where he had an interception.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's $75 million plan with Jimbo Fisher is stuck in neutral.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jan Bennett endured food poisoning, hail and near misses with tornado weather on her solo bicycle ride across the entire 2,220-mile (3,572-kilometer) Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California.
New York Yankees (103-59, first in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (107-55, first in the AL West)
HOUSTON (AP) — The youngest Baby Bomber is all grown up. Any surprise Gleyber Torres is doing so well in October?
A local official had asked Paxton for legal guidance on special prosecutor pay — a major question in the criminal case against Paxton himself.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's added ace is still looking for his first playoff win with the Astros after getting taken deep again.
DALLAS (AP) — Tom Wilson scored a power-play goal before Washington got busy killing penalties.
A college football season truly starts with the first big upset.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Lotto" game were:
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Luke Anthony threw three touchdown passes as Abilene Christian ran up a big first-half lead and held it to beat Houston Baptist 45-20 on Saturday night.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Jack Abraham threw for 421 yards with three touchdowns and his favorite target, Quez Watkins, caught eight passes for 198 yards and a score and Southern Mississippi defeated North Texas 45-27 on Saturday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ladarius Skelton scored on a 6-yard run after Southern blocked a punt and Devon Benn added a late TD run to help the Jaguars hold off Prairie View A&M 34-28 on Saturday night.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Backed up to his 1 after a sack and needing a field goal in the final two minutes to keep the Big 12's longest current winning streak alive, Charlie Brewer found a way to get Baylor another victory in its first game as a ranked team under coach Matt Rhule.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tyler Johnston III threw for 294 yards and two touchdowns to help UAB roll to a 33-14 victory over UTSA on Saturday night.
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Lamont Johnson pulled in a 21-yard pass from Jon Copeland in the fourth quarter with the winning score as Incarnate Word defeated Southeastern Louisiana 27-21 Saturday night, downing a ranked opponent for the second week in a row.
HOUSTON (AP) — Luke Fickell described No. 25 Cincinnati's fourth-straight victory as "not the prettiest thing in the world."
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Alabama is back on top and Tua Tagovailoa and the Tide look to stay there for a while.
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Lanto Griffin recovered from a rain-delayed double-bogey finish to his second round earlier Saturday to post a 7-under-65 — the day's best score — and secure a single-stroke lead through 54 holes of the Houston Open.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Bailey Giffen kicked a 27-yard field goal and Michael Lawson had an interception in the third overtime to give Lamar a 20-17 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:
HOUSTON (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone moved his two left-handed hitters down in the lineup for AL Championship Series opener against Zack Greinke and the Houston Astros after using the same order for all three games in the AL Division Series.
DALLAS (AP) — The clusters of players for No. 6 Oklahoma and 11th-ranked Texas were getting closer at midfield 30 minutes before the annual Red River rivalry, and officials were already trying to separate them when a few got too close and started jawing at each other.
HOUSTON (AP) — Benjamin Styron made three field goals, Ryan Kirkendall scored on an interception return and Division II-member Missouri S&T beat Texas Southern 23-20 on Saturday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels say they don't know whether a longtime public relations official had been providing drugs to late pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as detailed in a report Saturday on ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted "horns down" sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn't in the Red River rivalry a year ago.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress, who has warned of a "civil war-like fracture" if President Donald Trump is impeached, was selected by Talladega Superspeedway to give Sunday's pre-race invocation and wave the green flag.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers running back Aaron Jones has been fined more than $10,000 for waving goodbye to Dallas Cowboys cornerback Byron Jones on his way to the end zone.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Day" game were: