Sun, 28 Nov 2021

Severe cold could again trigger Texas electricity outages: officials

AUSTIN, Texas: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has warned that Texas could again suffer power failures, in the ...

U.S. government under fire for poisoning of prairie dogs plan

CHEYENNE, Wyoming -- Wildlife advocates are taking the U.S. Forest Service to court over a plan to eliminate prairie dogs ...

Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Michigan ends futility against No. 2 Ohio St.

Hassan Haskins tied a school record with five rushing touchdowns, four in the second half, as No. 5 Michigan ended ...

Two US States Drop 'Demeaning Terms for Immigrants; More Consider It

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother's residency card as a child: alien.In the stark ...

NBA roundup: Suns stretch win streak to 16, top Nets

Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns never trailed, survived a late comeback attempt by the host Brooklyn ...

Rockets edge Hornets in OT, finally win back-to-back games

Christian Wood scored 33 points and the Houston Rockets finally put away the visiting Charlotte Hornets, prevailing 146-143 in overtime ...

Stars' winning streak hits four with victory over Coyotes

Jason Robertson tallied the game-winning goal and added an assist as the Dallas Stars claimed their fourth straight win Saturday ...

World TT C'ships Finals: Manika, Sathiyan lose in mixed doubles quarters

Houston [USA], November 28 (ANI): The mixed doubles pair of Manika Batra and G Sathiyan suffered a defeat in the ...

Reports: Astros agree on 2-year deal with RHP Hector Neris

The Houston Astros have reached an agreement on a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Hector Neris, multiple outlets reported Saturday. ...

Miami's effort faces stiff test against No. 10 Alabama's talent

The Miami Hurricanes and the 10th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide -- both coming off bounce-back wins -- are set to meet ...

Texas Tech stays unbeaten, manhandles Lamar

Texas Tech opened the game with 14 unanswered points Saturday afternoon and never let its lead fall into single digits ...

North Texas thwarts No. 22 UTSA's dream season in blowout win

Ikaika Ragsdale ran for a career-high 146 yards and two touchdowns as North Texas rolled past previously undefeated No. 22 ...

Clayton Tune helps No. 24 Houston cruise past UConn

Clayton Tune threw a season high-tying four touchdown passes to lift No. 24 Houston to a 45-17 victory over UConn ...

No. 8 Baylor hangs on to get past Texas Tech

Blake Shapen passed for 254 yards and two touchdowns, while Abram Smith added 117 yards rushing and a score as ...

Hall of Famer Curley Culp dies at 75

Pro Football Hall of Famer Curley Culp died Saturday after a battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer. He was 75. ...

Titans place WR A.J. Brown on injured reserve

The Tennessee Titans put wide receiver A.J. Brown on injured reserve Saturday, one day before a matchup against the New ...

Griffin Carroll: NFL Week 12 TD prop picks

As we prepare for Week 12 in the NFL, I'm returning with touchdown scorer props for the Sunday slate. Instead ...

World TT C'ships Finals: Manika Batra reaches QFs in women's doubles, mixed doubles

Houston [USA], November 27 (ANI): India's ace paddler Manika Batra has reached both the women's and mixed doubles quarter-finals at ...

Rockets hope to slow hot-shooting Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets have found their shooting touch. They matched a franchise record on Friday by hitting 23 shots from ...

Biden backtracks on oil drilling ban

US President Joe Biden will apparently allow new leasing of federal lands for oil and natural-gas exploration, though with new ...

Roschon Johnson's career performance lifts Texas past Kansas State

Roschon Johnson ran for a career-high 179 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries and the Texas defense produced two ...

No. 18 BYU, Utah battle in historic matchup of unbeatens

The Beehive State hasn't seen a basketball matchup like Saturday's showdown between No. 18 BYU and Utah in more than ...

Eastern Washington puts new look to test at Washington State

After nearly upsetting third-seeded Kansas in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament last season, it appeared as if Eastern ...

Isaiah Wong fuels Miami's rally to beat North Texas

Isaiah Wong scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to lead Miami to a 69-63 win ...

Texas Tech faces Lamar with a 6-0 start in sight

Texas Tech is unbeaten against mid-major competition and the Red Raiders are displaying the mettle and consistency that will be ...

Rockets G Jalen Green (hamstring) to miss at least a week

Houston Rockets rookie Jalen Green has a strained left hamstring and will be reevaluated in a week, coach Stephen Silas ...

Oklahoma meets UCF in first true road game

With Oklahoma trailing at halftime of Wednesday's game against Houston Baptist, Sooners coach Porter Moser lit into his team. Moser ...

NC State meets Louisiana Tech, hopes to have found some answers

North Carolina State needed to find out who would fill the voids in the lineup in terms of production. It's ...

Improved Kansas looks to block West Virginia from bowl

Anyone who thinks bowl eligibility is assured for West Virginia has not put in the same amount of time scouting ...

Memphis makes final bid for bowl game vs. Tulane

The stakes are simple for Memphis in its season finale. The Tigers (5-6, 2-5) need to beat visiting Tulane (2-9, ...

OYO's Mid Season Global Holiday Trends 2021 analysis highlights the most popular holidays among travellers in India, UK, US, Europe

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Travel is back in a big way and consumers are excited to make ...

Mutant virus attacks global oil

The price of crude recorded its steepest daily decline since July on Friday as reports of the new heavily-mutated coronavirus ...

Antihistamine drugs might improve health of cancer patients receiving immunotherapy

Texas [US], November 26 (ANI): Around a decade ago the first checkpoint inhibitor drugs were developed to treat cancer and ...

No. 4 Kansas strives to stay unbeaten against Dayton

Kansas has another cog to rely on for its formidable offense after Jalen Wilson made his season debut at the ...

Miami's schedule picks up pace with matchup vs. North Texas

After playing four games in the first 13 days of this season, the Miami Hurricanes' fitness will be tested this ...

No. 22 UTSA visits North Texas with perfect season on the line

A perfect regular season is in the offing for No. 22 Texas-San Antonio as it travels north up I-35 to ...

No. 24 Houston visits UConn with big goals still in sight

No. 24 Houston aims to complete the regular season in style on Saturday afternoon when they visit UConn in East ...

Top 25 roundup: Iona upends No. 10 Alabama in Bahamas

Berrick JeanLouis blocked a potential game-tying layup and Nelly Junior Joseph made two clinching free throws to lift Iona to ...

Ed Orgeron will coach final home game with LSU vs. No. 15 Texas AM

Ed Orgeron's last home game as LSU's head coach will be against No. 15 Texas AM on Saturday. It also ...

Bedlam stakes high for No. 7 Oklahoma State, No. 10 Oklahoma

Oklahoma State wide receiver Tay Martin isn't backing down from Oklahoma. "I would expect to whoop their a--, honestly," Martin ...

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Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

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Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

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El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

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US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

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