Hopkins has two TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Texans wide receiver Will Fuller pulls in a catch in front of Indianapolis cornerback Pierre Desir during the first half of Thursday's game in Houston. The Texans won, 20-17. (David J. Phillip/AP Photo)

Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes to DeAndre Hopkins and finished with 298 yards to help the Houston Texans beat the Indianapolis Colts 20-17 to take the AFC South lead

Clowney trying to focus on present with Seahawks, not future

San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, left, avoids being sacked by Seattle defensive end Jadeveon Clowney during the second half of a Nov. 11 game in Santa Clara, Calif. Clowney had five quarterback hits, a sack, and scored on a 10-yard fumble return in Seattle's 27-24 overtime win. (Tony Avelar/AP Photo)

The Seattle Seahawks have been happy with what they’re getting from Jadeveon Clowney during his 10 games with the team

Islanders beat Penguins in OT

Scott Mayfield of the New York Islanders (24) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

NHL roundup

Stars goaltender Ben Bishop uses his gloves to deflect a shot by Winnipeg in the second period of Thursday's game in Dallas. Bishop made 23 saves in the Stars 5-3 win. (Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo)

Jamie Benn backhanded a tiebreaking goal with 4:21 left and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 after blowing a three-goal lead

NBA roundup

The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots over Portland's Carmelo Anthony during the first half of Thursday's game in Milwaukee. The Bucks won, 137-129. (Morry Gash/AP Photo)

Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second triple-double of the season and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Carmelo Anthony and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 137-129

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MLB probing Astros back to '17

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to the media on Thursday at the owners meeting in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Major League Baseball has widened its investigation of alleged sign stealing by the Houston Astros and will probe activity by the team over the past three seasons.

Ellsbury released by Yankees

In this Aug. 30, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after grounding out to end a game against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract.

Manfred says has broad authority for Astros discipline

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to the media during a tour of the under construction new Texas Rangers stadium in Arlington, Texas on Tuesday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers says that when he was with Houston in 2017, the Astros stole signs during home games by using a camera positioned in center field, The Athletic reported last week.

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Harry potential cure for Patriots red zone woes

New England Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry looks on during a preseason game against the Detroit Lions on Aug. 8 at Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

N'Keal Harry potential cure for Patriots red zone woes

Kickers making field goals at NFL’s worst rate since 2003

Tennessee's Ryan Succop kicks a 38-yard field goal against Indianapolis in the first half of a Dec. 30, 2018 game in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee has already have missed eight field goals through 10 games, matching its worst seasons of 2001 and 2004. It’s why it rank dead last in the NFL converting just 46.7 percent (7 of 15). (James Kenney/AP Photo)

The Titans at least have a reason for having the NFL’s worst rate of making field goals this season with Ryan Succop their third different kicker. Kickers across the NFL also are struggling with the lowest conversion rate since 2003

NFL notes

In this Sept. 8 file photo, Miami Dolphins running back Mark Walton warms up before a game against the Baltimore Ravens at Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Former NFA standout Tuzar Skipper was added the the Pittsburgh Steelers' 53-man roster on Tuesday after the linebacker was signed off the New York Giants' practice squad.

Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Kansas City defensive back Rashad Fenton, left, reacts after an interception during the second half of Monday night's game in Mexico City. Kansas City won, 24-17. (Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo)

The Kansas City Chiefs stayed on top of the AFC West with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium

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NBA roundup

The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shoots over Portland's Carmelo Anthony during the first half of Thursday's game in Milwaukee. The Bucks won, 137-129. (Morry Gash/AP Photo)

Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second triple-double of the season and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Carmelo Anthony and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 137-129

Celtics fall to Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers guard Rodney McGruder, left, and Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter reach for the ball during the first half of Wednesday's game at Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Celtics can't close the deal against Clippers

Knicks fall to the 76ers

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers, right, reacts to getting fouled by Damyean Dotson of the New York Knicks, left, during the second half of Wednesday's game at Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Ben Simmons hit the first 3-pointer of his career and had 18 points and 13 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 109-104 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.

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Islanders beat Penguins in OT

Scott Mayfield of the New York Islanders (24) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

NHL roundup

Stars goaltender Ben Bishop uses his gloves to deflect a shot by Winnipeg in the second period of Thursday's game in Dallas. Bishop made 23 saves in the Stars 5-3 win. (Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo)

Jamie Benn backhanded a tiebreaking goal with 4:21 left and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 after blowing a three-goal lead

Bruins beat Sabres 3-2

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin (26) and Boston Bruins center Sean Kuraly (52) crash along the boards during the first period of Thursday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Brad Marchand scored twice, David Pastrnak got his NHL-leading 20th goal and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night.

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Johnson ready to end NASCAR grind and move on with life

Jimmie Johnson answers a reporter's question during his retirement announcement from NASCAR at Thursday's news conference near Charlotte, N.C. (Bob Leverone/AP Photo)

Jimmie Johnson ready to end NASCAR grind and move on with life

MLB probing Astros back to '17

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to the media on Thursday at the owners meeting in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Major League Baseball has widened its investigation of alleged sign stealing by the Houston Astros and will probe activity by the team over the past three seasons.

Kim builds 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship

Sei Young Kim set a goal of winning three times this year on the LPGA Tour, and she's down to her last chance.

Ellsbury released by Yankees

In this Aug. 30, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after grounding out to end a game against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract.

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Basketball

11:30 a.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Nicholls State vs. North Carolina A&T in Jamaica Classic from Montego Bay.

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA men: Miami vs. Florida in Charleston (S.C.) Classic semifinal.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA men: Middle Tennessee State vs. Tulane in Myrtle Beach Invitational from Conway, S.C.

2 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Maryland Baltimore County vs. Eastern Michigan in Jamaica Classic from Montego Bay.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Villanova vs. Mississippi State in Myrtle Beach Invitational semifinal from Conway, S.C.

2:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Missouri State vs. Saint Joseph's in Charleston (S.C.) Classic.

4:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Rhode Island vs. North Texas in Jamaica Classic from Montego Bay.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: California vs. Texas in Empire Classic consolation from New York.

5 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Baylor vs. Coastal Carolina in Myrtle Beach Invitational semifinal from Conway, S.C.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Louisiana State vs. Utah State in Jamaica Classic from Montego Bay.

7 p.m., ESPNews — NCAA men: Buffalo vs. Townson in Charleston (S.C.) Classic.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Morehead State at Butler.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Duke vs. Georgetown in Empire Classic final from New York.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Ohio vs. Utah in Myrtle Beach Invitational from Conway, S.C.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Sacramento Kings at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Philadelphia 76ers.

9 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Boston Celtics at Denver Nuggets.

9 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Cal Poly at Creighton.

9:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: UConn vs. Xavier in Charleston (S.C.) Classic semifinal.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Clippers.

Football

6:30 p.m., theday.com — High school: New London at Killingly.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Colorado State at Wyoming.

Golf

Noon, Golf Channel — PGA: RSM Classic from St. Simons, Ga.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: CME Group Championship from Naples, Fla. (taped today)

2 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — European PGA: DP World Tour Championship from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Merrimack at Massachusetts.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at Ottawa Senators.