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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Verlander pitched six sparkling innings, Carlos Correa homered twice and the Houston Astros pounded the Chicago White Sox 10-0. George Springer also drove in four runs with a pair of doubles in Houston's fourth straight victory. Brian McCann walked twice, scored two runs and contributed an RBI single in the Astros' five-run fourth.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jean Segura hit a two-run double in a four-run ninth inning after Mitch Haniger's tying homer in the eighth, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Texas Rangers 6-2. The liner to right center from Segura chased Keone Kela. The Texas closer gave up singles to Daniel Vogelbach and Dee Gordon and got his only out on Guillermo Heredia's sacrifice bunt. The Rangers dropped to 0-7 in series openers.

DALLAS (AP) - A 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card from sells at auction for $2.88 million. The card was sold by former NFL lineman Evan Mathis through Heritage Auctions and earned the second-highest figure for a card at an auction. It trailed only the $3.12 million paid for a 1909 Honus Wagner card two years ago. The Mantle card was issued as part of the full first set of baseball cards by Topps. It is one of six versions of the card to have been rated a Mint 9 by memorabilia authenticator PSA.

NEW YORK (AP) - Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. Martha Karolyi led the national team for 15 years before retiring after the 2016 Rio Olympics. She tells Savannah Guthrie in "no way" did she suspect Larry Nassar was sexually abusing athletes. The interview is part of an NBC special on Sunday looking into the scandal.

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys tight end James Hanna is retiring because of a knee injury that has hampered him the past two seasons. Hanna was placed on the reserve/retired list by the Cowboys on Friday after six years with the team. The 28-year-old played 78 games over five seasons, finishing with 37 catches for 374 yards and one touchdown. The knee issue kept Hanna out all of 2016, but he played all 16 games last season.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Zach Johnson rode the momentum of a big finish, shooting a 7-under 65 for a share of the lead with Ryan Moore at the Valero Texas Open. Johnson was 5 under over his last five holes of the first round. He had six birdies in an eight-hole stretch in the middle of his second round

CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar has been taken to a hospital after he passed out in the dugout. Farquhar recorded the last two outs of the top of the sixth against the Astros before the incident occurred. He was attended to by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs.

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - Matt Hagan took the Funny Car qualifying lead in the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Hagan had a 3.913-second run at 308.78 mph in a Dodge Charger R/T. Brittany Force was the fastest in Top Fuel, and Greg Anderson topped the Pro Stock lineup.

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