Stories by Kristie Rieken

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Texans place Watt on injured reserve

HOUSTON - J.J. Watt is out until at least December and could miss the rest of the season with an injured back, leaving the Texans searching for ways to deal with the loss of the NFL's best ...
By Kristie Rieken

Monday, April 4, 2016

Iverson, O'Neal voted in Hall of Fame

HOUSTON - Despite being elected to the Basket­ball Hall of Fame on Monday, Allen Iverson knows he still won't be able to shake his infamous rant about practice
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Tar Heels, Wildcats vie for national title

HOUSTON - North Carolina will look for its sixth NCAA championship when the Tar Heels meet the Villanova Wildcats, trying for their second tonight.
By Kristie Rieken

Monday, March 28, 2016

Syracuse an unexpected Final Four team

HOUSTON - Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim isn't surprised that No. 2 seeds Oklahoma and Villanova knocked off top seeds to join No. 1 seed North Carolina in the Final Four. He is, however, a bit taken ...
By Kristie Rieken

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Chiefs rout Texans in wild-card game

HOUSTON - The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers and a ball-control offense to dominate the ...
By Kristie Rieken

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Aggies to have uncertainty at QB against Gamecocks

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M could have a new quarterback today against South Carolina after coach Kevin Sumlin opened up the competition following consecutive losses.
By Kristie Rieken

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015

Tide too much for Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Derrick Henry ran for a career-high 236 yards and two scores and No. 10 Alabama added a school-record three touchdowns on interception returns.
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Ace propels Astros to lead in ALDS

HOUSTON —Dallas Keuchel’s perfect performance in Houston this year has the upstart Astros one win away from the American League Championship Series.
By Kristie Rieken

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Hall of Fame broadcaster Hamilton dies

HOUSTON - Milo Hamilton, a Hall of Fame broadcaster whose radio calls over six decades included 11 no-hitters and Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run in 1974, died on Thursday. He was 88.
By Kristie Rieken

Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Astros' Fiers fires no-hitter

HOUSTON - Mike Fiers pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
By Kristie Rieken

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Clowney thrilled to be back at practice

HOUSTON - Jadeveon Clowney participated in his first practice on Monday with the Houston Texans since microfracture knee surgery.
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Warriors a win away from reaching the NBA Finals

HOUSTON - Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors aren't worried about a letdown in Game 4 after taking a 3-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals.
By Kristie Rieken

Warriors rout Rockets, take 3-0 lead

HOUSTON - Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference ...
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Rockets back in conference finals first 1st time since '97

HOUSTON - James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending them to the Western Conference finals for the ...
By Kristie Rieken

Friday, March 27, 2015

Gonzaga runs away from UCLA

HOUSTON - Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night.
By Kristie Rieken

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Razorbacks roll in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON - Brandon Allen threw for 160 yards and two scores as Arkansas rolled to an easy 31-7 win over Texas in the Texas Bowl on Monday night, the Razorbacks' first bowl appearance since 2011.
By Kristie Rieken

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Defensive end Watt could be in the running for MVP

Should J.J. Watt be the NFL's Most Valuable Player? Many who are paid to find ways to slow down the overpowering defensive end for the Houston Texans say yes.
By Kristie Rieken

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Hawks keep rolling, knock off Rockets

HOUSTON - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Stingy defense leads third-ranked Rebels

Mississippi returned an interception and a fumble for a touchdown in its first win over Texas A&M on Saturday night.
By Kristie Rieken

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Surgery knocks out Clowney 4-6 weeks

HOUSTON - No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday and will be out 4-6 weeks.
By Kristie Rieken
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