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Morris Claiborne out

Morris Claiborne out

Cornerback Morris Claiborne will miss Thursday’s practice with a sore tendon in his right knee.

Texas teen burned in 'fire challenge'

Bored teenagers and social media add up to a painful outcome for a 14-year-old boy in Crosby, Texas.
Cowboys’ training camp attendance down

Cowboys’ training camp attendance down

The Cowboys have drawn almost 6,500 fewer fans at this point, but Jerry Jones insists he’s unconcerned.
Texans’ Arian Foster says media is ‘full of propaganda’

Texans’ Arian Foster says media is ‘full of propaganda’

Things aren’t going too well between Texans running back Arian Foster and the media. Wednesday, Foster intentionally used the same answer for every question submitted by reporters.
Mexican nationals get 9 years for stashing 115 immigrants in Texas house

Mexican nationals get 9 years for stashing 115 immigrants in Texas house

Three of the five men arrested in connection with the March discovery of more than 100 illegal aliens in an area stash house have been ordered to federal prison.
Rule changes address contraceptive devices

Rule changes address contraceptive devices

Texas women who receive state-financed health services may be able to more easily access contraceptive products like intrauterine devices and hormonal implants beginning Friday, when rule changes to the state’s Medicaid program and the
In Polk County, pot farm not a complete surprise for neighbors

In Polk County, pot farm not a complete surprise for neighbors

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the fields and forest off Old Highway 35 in Goodrich used to be ripe for picking fruit.
Houston cop shoots intruder in home break-in

Houston cop shoots intruder in home break-in

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Houston police officer shot a suspected home burglar who refused commands to show his hands and then pulled what the officer feared was a weapon, authorities said.
Tyron Smith gets an 8-year contract extension

Tyron Smith gets an 8-year contract extension

The Dallas Cowboys signed Pro Bowl offensive lineman Tyron Smith to an eight-year contract extension on Wednesday.
Are Texans for or against Raiders moving to San Antonio?

Are Texans for or against Raiders moving to San Antonio?

As Texans owner Bob McNair pointed out on Wednesday, it’s so early in the process he’s not willing to support or oppose the Oakland Raiders’ possible move to San Antonio.
Several Texas universities make Time's best colleges rankings

Several Texas universities make Time's best colleges rankings

Time's Money rankings were recently released and a handful of Texas colleges made the cut.
Preliminary hearing set for Sanders, Meander

Preliminary hearing set for Sanders, Meander

Texas football players Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander are scheduled to appear in Travis County court for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 7, two weeks after they were each charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony.
Spurs could open season on road, and folks are ticked

Spurs could open season on road, and folks are ticked

The last defending champion to open the season on the road was the 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers, who played at Portland before receiving their rings the following night before a five-point home loss to Utah.
Baylor students headed to LSU event die in crash

Baylor students headed to LSU event die in crash

Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of one student and one recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident Tuesday on Highway 7 near Kosse in Falls County in Central Texas.
Texans’ Arian Foster returns to practice

Texans’ Arian Foster returns to practice

Foster was in uniform and returned to action during the fifth day of training camp, after missing back-to-back sessions.