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Martin Perez pitches Rangers to sweep of A’s

Martin Perez pitches Rangers to sweep of A’s

More mound brilliance from Martin Perez on Wednesday and more contributions from unexpected sources at the plate resulted in the Texas Rangers finishing off a three-game sweep of the Oakland A’s.
FOX 51 will broadcast all of the Cowboys preseason games

FOX 51 will broadcast all of the Cowboys preseason games

KFXK-TV, FOX 51, will be your Cowboys preseason station. Each game will have a one hour Countdown to Kickoff pregame show. Here are the dates and times...
Adrian Beltre, Matt Harrison to return to Rangers this weekend

Adrian Beltre, Matt Harrison to return to Rangers this weekend

Third baseman Adrian Beltre and left-hander Matt Harrison are expected to come off the disabled list this weekend at Seattle and provide another boost for the surging Texas Rangers.
TCU receiver Brandon Carter arrested on marijuana charge

TCU receiver Brandon Carter arrested on marijuana charge

Troubles for Brandon Carter, wide receiver for the TCU football team, have now extended off the football field following his arrest Tuesday by Fort Worth police on suspicion of possession of marijuana.

Nursing home roommates bludgeoned to death in Texas

Two roommates are dead after a double homicide Wednesday at a senior living center in Houston, Texas. Homicide detectives were called to the Lexington Place Nursing and Rehabilitation facility around 12 a.m. Wednesday.

Texas teacher accused of banning bible reading at school

A Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District teacher in Houston, Texas is being accused of telling an elementary school student she can't read the Bible in school and is not even allowed to bring the Bible to school.
Eminem set to headline Austin City Limits

Eminem set to headline Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits will get a taste of the Motor City as rap superstar Eminem has been slated as the main act for the two-weekend festival.
Spurs need bench, 3-pointer in Game 2

Spurs need bench, 3-pointer in Game 2

The Dallas Mavericks may have surprised the Spurs in game one by switching defenders and staying home on shooters.
Mavericks need bounce-back game from Nowitzki and Ellis to end losing streak to Spurs

Mavericks need bounce-back game from Nowitzki and Ellis to end losing streak to Spurs

Don’t mention the “S” word to the Dallas Mavericks as they prepare for Wednesday night’s Game 2 of the first-round Western Conference playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
AG seeks details on federal plans for land by Red River

AG seeks details on federal plans for land by Red River

Does the federal government plan to take control of 90,000 acres of Texas land along the Red River?
Year after Texas plant blast, no new safety laws

Year after Texas plant blast, no new safety laws

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; it has been a year since a fire caused a huge explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 15 people, yet companies in the state can still store hazardous chemicals in flammable wooden containers in buil
EquuSearch sues feds to use drones in searches

EquuSearch sues feds to use drones in searches

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas EquuSearch filed suit Monday against the federal government to overturn the grounding of its fleet of aerial drones used to search for missing people.
Top 20 countries for oil and gas salaries

Top 20 countries for oil and gas salaries

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the global average salary for oil and gas workers fell slightly in 2013 after two years of rapid growth, according to a report from recruiting firm Hays.
Nowitzki didn’t appear comfortable in playoff opener

Nowitzki didn’t appear comfortable in playoff opener

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter was not about to take full credit for holding Dirk Nowitzki to just 11 points Sunday on 4-of-14 shooting in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series.