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January 14, 2019 11:19 PM Vikings hire Gary Kubiak as adviser on offense

The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak as assistant head coach/offensive adviser. Kubiak's son Klint was named the Vikings' quarterbacks coach, and Brian Pariani. who has worked with Gary Kubiak for more than 20 years, was named tight ends coach. Kubiak recently left the Broncos after the team hired Bears defensive 129

January 14, 2019 4:43 PM Chiefs vs Patriots: 5 things to know about the AFC Championship game

The Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots will face off in the AFC Championship game Sunday, with the Patriots looking to go back to the Super Bowl and avenge their close loss from last season. The Chiefs defeated the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, 31-13, to reach the conference championship. The Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday 541

January 11, 2019 7:26 AM Suspect held after girl, 13, wounded by bullet in Houston: reports

A suspect in the shooting of a 13-year-old girl was apprehended Thursday after a brief chase following a tipster's call to 911, authorities say. A suspect was in custody late Thursday and his female companion was also detained hours after a 13-year-old Houston girl was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting, according to reports. The girl was sitting 137

January 11, 2019 4:07 AM Angels avoid arbitration with RHPs JC Ramirez, Nick Tropeano

LOS ANGELES -- The Angels agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers JC Ramirez and Nick Tropeano that avoided salary arbitration. Ramirez agreed at $1,901,000 on Thursday, a raise of $1,000. Tropeano's deal is for $1,075,000, up from $552,500 in his first year of arbitration eligibility. After breaking through as a big-league starter in 2017, Ramirez 136

January 10, 2019 7:58 AM Two people stabbed, one of them fatally, at workplace near Houston

One person was fatally stabbed and another was injured Wednesday at a workplace near Houston, reports said. (Google Maps) Two people were stabbed -- one of them fatally -- on Wednesday evening in a workplace outside Houston, reports said. Waller County sheriff's deputies were called to Orizon Industries, a steel fabrication company, near Brookshire around 138

January 7, 2019 3:45 PM Sprint to debut 5G smartphones with Samsung in U.S. in summer

(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp said on Monday it plans to release 5G smartphones with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in the United States during the summer. Last month, rival Verizon Communications Inc disclosed similar plans for the first half of 2019. 5G can offer data speeds up to 50 or 100 times faster than current 4G networks. As part of the rollout 133

January 6, 2019 5:07 PM Lyondell Houston refinery not affected by nearby accident: company

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Operations at Lyondell Basell Industries 263,776 barrel-per-day (bpd) Houston refinery were unaffected by a nearby industrial accident on Saturday, a company spokeswoman said. The refinery was informed about the accident at about 3 p.m. local time (2100 GMT) on Saturday, said Lyondell spokeswoman Chevalier Gray. Two people working 98

January 6, 2019 2:20 PM Florida man finds out his dad helped deliver him at birth, throws pizza at him, police say

Robert Houston was arrested after attacking his father with a pizza after finding out his father delivered him at birth. Robert Houston was arrested Thursday after he allegedly attacked his father with a pizza upon finding out his old man helped deliver him at birth, WFLA reported. Police arrived at the home in Holiday, Fla., and discovered a slice of the pie on a chair 119

January 4, 2019 12:48 AM Stephen Curry to auction off 'Moon Landing' shoes for STEM education

"One thousand percent," Curry told ESPN's Nick Friedell of accepting the invite. "One thousand percent. Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast." While the Golden State Warriors won't visit Texas until March, Curry had a special nod to the government agency in store Thursday night. He wore a NASA-themed pair of his Under Armour Curry 91

December 30, 2018 10:57 AM DaMarcus Beasley re-signs with Houston Dynamo for 20th professional season

DaMarcus Beasley will stay with the Houston Dynamo for his 20th professional season, re-signing with the Major League Soccer side for the 2019 campaign. Beasley, 36, has played with the Dynamo since joining midway through the 2014 season. The veteran left back played in 26 games -- all starts -- last season and finished with a goal and two assists for the Dynamo 89