first_img Published on October 6, 2018 at 12:52 am Contact Max: mefreund@syr.edu Facebook Twitter Google+ Commentscenter_img Syracuse (5-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast) dominated Wake Forest (11-1, 4-1), 2-0, to win its first ACC game in 721 days. The Orange, powered by strong defense and timely offense, have now won its past two games and have much needed momentum going into the homestretch of the season.Here are the best shots from the game.last_img

first_imgThe Texans notched a signature victory by knocking off the Patriots 28-22 on “Sunday Night Football.”Led by a strong defensive performance and stellar play from quarterback Deshaun Watson, the Texans finally ended their losing streak against the reigning Super Bowl champions. NFL PLAYOFF PICTURE: AFC, NFC standings for Week 13Houston had been unable to knock off the AFC powerhouse for the past decade; it last defeated Tom Brady and New England in Week 17 of the 2009 season. The Texans ended the eight-game drought (including the playoffs) in impressive fashion Sunday night, with four passing touchdowns (three by Watson, who caught the other from DeAndre Hopkins on a wild play) against a Patriots defense that had allowed four passing touchdowns all season.VIDEO: Patriots-Texans highlightsNew England opened the scoring with a Kai Forbath field goal on its opening drive, but Houston was quick to answer. Watson logged a pair of touchdown throws on consecutive drives while the Houston defense frustrated Brady into a flurry of incompletions and pressures. Brady finished the first half with 7-of-19 passing for 82 yards and an interception.MORE: Brady airs out receivers on sidelineBrady settled in as the game progressed and finally energized a Patriots team that didn’t look like the one-loss division leader that it was coming into the night. Still, New England (10-2) was unable to provide much drama until Julian Edelman caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Brady with 55 seconds remaining to cut the Texans’ lead to six. The Patriots failed to recover the ensuing onside kick, however.The Texans (8-4) remain alone atop the AFC South standings with the win, one game ahead of the Titans, while the Ravens overtake the Patriots for the AFC’s No. 1 seed.Sporting News tracked live updates and highlights of Patriots vs. Texans.Patriots vs. Texans score 1Q2Q3Q4QFPatriots3061322Texans777728Patriots vs. Texans scoring playsFirst quarter7:07 — Kai Forbath 23-yard field goal (Patriots 3-0)0:38 — Duke Johnson 14-yard reception from Deshaun Watson (Texans 7-3)Second quarter6:26 — Darren Fells 13-yard reception from Deshaun Watson (Texans 14-3)Third quarter5:49 — Kenny Stills 35-yard reception from Deshaun Watson (Texans 21-3)0:17 — James White 12-yard reception from Tom Brady (Texans 21-9)Fourth quarter9:58 — Deshaun Watson 6-yard reception from DeAndre Hopkins (Texans 28-9)3:49 — James White 11-yard reception from Tom Brady (Texans 28-15)0:55 — Julian Edelman 20-yard reception from Tom Brady (Texans 28-22)Patriots vs. Texans updates, highlightsFINALTexans — 28Patriots — 22(All times Eastern)11:35 p.m.: Forbath’s onside kick gets the ideal bounce and is nearly secured by Brandon Bolden but goes out of bounds. Houston will have possession and will kneel it out. 11:32 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, PATRIOTS. Brady slings it to Edelman for a 20-yard touchdown grab with 50 seconds to play. Texans 28, Patriots 22.12 ➡️ 11. @edelman11 | #GoPats pic.twitter.com/ey3x817Wo1— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 2, 201911:26 p.m.: Texans run twice and then toss a quick screen to Hopkins and will be facing a fourth down from the 43. Patriots use their final timeout with 2:44 to go. 11:23 p.m.: The Patriots onside kick is recovered by the Texans at the opposing 42 with 3:41 remaining. 11:20 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, PATRIOTS. Brady moves up in the pocket and slings it to White for an 11-yard touchdown, capping a 13-play drive. Two-point attempt is incomplete and no good. Texans 28, Patriots 15..@TomBrady steps up and finds @SweetFeet_White for their second TD connection. #GoPats📺: #NEvsHOU on NBC📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/cH1BAKocj5 pic.twitter.com/kX0GoDRcNU— NFL (@NFL) December 2, 201911:15 p.m.: Brady completes it to Dorsett for a first down on fourth-and-6 to the Texans 11. Houston will challenge the spot of the ball. 11:07 p.m.: New England is up to midfield after Houston is called for pass interference. 10:57 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXANS. Houston runs an iteration of the triple option which results in Hopkins pitching to Watson who lunges to the pylon for the 6-yard touchdown. Texans 28, Patriots 9.HOPKINS OPTION.@DeAndreHopkins tosses to @DeshaunWatson for the touchdown! #WeAreTexans📺: #NEvsHOU on NBC📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/cH1BAKocj5 pic.twitter.com/4Z6y7kUUIw— NFL (@NFL) December 2, 201910:53 p.m.: DeAndre Hopkins makes the catch and is taken down at the New England 43 for the first down. Texans moving again. End of third quarter: Texans 21, Patriots 910:43 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, PATRIOTS. On third-and-10, Brady hits White in the flat and he jogs into the end zone for an easy score. Extra-point attempt after a delay of game is no good. Texans 21, Patriots 9..@SweetFeet_White for the score. #NEvsHOU | #GoPats pic.twitter.com/QWPmr8hNbM— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 2, 201910:39 p.m.: Patriots are set back for a first-and-30 but Edelman is left wide open for a 44-yard gain. Just outside the red zone now. 10:35 p.m.: Patriots convert a third-and-17 with a 23-yard gain from Ben Watson. New England at midfield. 10:28 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXANS. On the ensuing play, Watson remains patient in the pocket and throws a dime to Stills in the end zone for the score. Texans 21, Patriots 3..@DeshaunWatson is getting it done.A 35-yard dart to @KSTILLS to extend the @HoustonTexans’ lead! #WeAreTexans📺: #NEvsHOU on NBC📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/cH1BAKocj5 pic.twitter.com/l8lWeGh1lQ— NFL (@NFL) December 2, 201910:24 p.m.: Watson throws it on target to Will Fuller for a 35-yard touchdown but after review it is called incomplete. Fuller wasn’t able to maintain possession throughout the process of the catch. 10:22 p.m.: Kenny Stills makes a nice catch to get the Texans into opposing territory at the 35. 10:18 p.m.: Patriots run a play-action pass on fourth-and-short and the pass is dropped by Mohamed Sanu. Turnover on downs as the New England offense continues to stumble. 10:15 p.m.: After a third-down conversion, James White rips off a 32-yard rush to get to midfield. 10:09 p.m.: Johnson is stopped just short of the first down on a third-and-19 screen pass, forcing the punt back to Brady and the Patriots. 10:03 p.m.: Roby comes firing through the line on third down and Brady has to duck away from the hit. Ball back to the Texans. 10:01 p.m.: Brady’s pass on second down is interception again by Bradley Roby but is called back by a defensive holding by Roby. Patriots are now at the 30. 10 p.m.: Patriots will get the second half started after the touchback. Halftime: Texans 14, Patriots 3StatsFirst downs: Patriots 10, Texans 8Third downs: Texans 3-6, Patriots 4-9Total yards: Patriots 146, Texans 145Rushing yards: Patriots 68, Texans 30Passing yards: Texans 115, Patriots 78Penalties: Patriots 1-10, Texans 4-52Turnovers: Texans 0, Patriots 19:44 p.m.: New England reaches the 39 but sets up to punt with 0:26 on the clock. Brady finishes the half 7-of-19. 9:40 p.m.: Patriots are across midfield with a couple completions with 48 seconds to go. 9:30 p.m.: Texans go three-and-out and the Patriots use their first timeout with 1:10 remaining until halftime. 9:23 p.m.: Brady is unable to shake free from the Texans pass rush and goes down at the Patriots 48. New England has to punt after crossing midfield. 9:14 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXANS. Watson runs a play-fake and then dumps it off to Darren Fells for an easy 13-yard touchdown completion. Texans 14, Patriots 3.A 13-play, 88-yard drive capped off with a 13-yard TD pass to @DarrenFells!#WeAreTexans lead 14-3.📺: #NEvsHOU on NBC📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/cH1BAKocj5 pic.twitter.com/7U9x1xBW5z— NFL (@NFL) December 2, 20199:12 p.m.: Watson completes it to Jordan Akins who breaks a tackle and gets to the Patriots 36 for a 19-yard gain. 9:02 p.m.: The Patriots are unable to get much going on their next drive and have to punt after five plays. End of first quarter: Texans 7, Patriots 38:51 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TEXANS. Watson moves out of the pocket on third down and hits Duke Johnson underneath, who scampers into the end zone for an untouched score. Texans 7, Patriots 3..@DukeJohnson_8 runs in the @DeshaunWatson pass to put the @HoustonTexans ahead! #WeAreTexans📺: #NEvsHOU on NBC📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/cH1BAKocj5 pic.twitter.com/t25wDu432t— NFL (@NFL) December 2, 20198:49 p.m.: Tom Brady’s third-down pass attempt is jumped and picked off by Bradley Roby and taken to the Patriots 6. An unsportsmanlike penalty costs the Texans 15 yards, though, after Roby took off his helmet. 8:44 p.m.: Watson goes down on a sack by Kyle Van Noy to kill what looked like a promising drive. Texans will punt again. 8:36 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, PATRIOTS. New Patriots kicker Kai Forbath hits a 23-yard field goal to wrap a 14-play drive. New England established the run on its first drive, handing it off six times to Sony Michel. Patriots 3, Texans 0. 8:30 p.m.: Julian Edelman has a pair of first-down grabs to place the Patriots in Texans territory at the Houston 42. 8:26 p.m.: Dont’a Hightower forces pressure on Watson on a third-down pass attempt and the Texans quickly go three-and-out on the game’s opening drive. 8:23 p.m.: The Patriots kick off and we are underway from NRG Stadium. Deshaun Watson and the Texans offense will set up from their own 25.last_img read more

first_imgHELENA, Mont. (AP) – Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he’ll run for the U.S. Senate. The two-term Democrat says he will file his paperwork on Monday, the final day for candidates to register for the election in the state. Bullock’s entry in the race against first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines is a big boost for Democrats, who need to win four seats this fall to gain control of the Senate. After Bullock ended his long-shot presidential bid in December, he insisted he would not run for the Senate. Former President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer met with Bullock to change his mind. Bullock becomes the most prominent candidate in the race..last_img read more