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For Cowboys, long snapper goes perfectly unnoticed

For Cowboys, long snapper goes perfectly unnoticed

The long snapper is one of the most under-appreciated positions in all of sports, let alone football. Flying under the radar most of the time, the long snapper is the key to every field goal, punt, and extra-point play.
Judge tells senator to testify in hurricane claims case

Judge tells senator to testify in hurricane claims case

A state senator will have to testify in response to allegations that he exerted improper political pressure on the state windstorm insurance
Texas lawmakers release statements on Independence Day

Texas lawmakers release statements on Independence Day

Gov. Rick Perry released the following statement to commemorate the Independence Day holiday:
Duncan’s Finals jersey sells for price of car at auction

Duncan’s Finals jersey sells for price of car at auction

One of Tim Duncan’s jerseys from the infamous sweatbox that was Game 1 of the NBA Finals sold for nearly $21,000 in a recent auction conducted at NBA.com’s auction house.
Perry: Send migrant kids home without delay

Perry: Send migrant kids home without delay

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Cocaine worth $1 million hidden inside truck

Cocaine worth $1 million hidden inside truck

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a traffic stop in Rosenberg led to the discovery of more than $1 million in cocaine hidden inside a 18-wheeler truck, Fort Bend County sheriff's officials said.
Kyle Field redo is ‘on budget and on time’

Kyle Field redo is ‘on budget and on time’

Texas A&M’s first scheduled home game in its redeveloped Kyle Field is two months away from Saturday, and A&M chancellor John Sharp said Thursday the stadium construction on the east and south sides is coming along nicely.
Nowitzki agrees to three-year, $30 million with Mavs

Nowitzki agrees to three-year, $30 million with Mavs

Dirk Nowitzki verbally agreed to sign a three-year, $30 million free agent contract with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday. Read more at Star-Telegram.com
Tonight is your last chance to vote in the All-Star Game balloting

Tonight is your last chance to vote in the All-Star Game balloting

If you want to vote for your favorite players, you better hurry. Tonight is the last night for voting in the annual All-Star Game. Go to MLB.com for more info.
Fireworks display explodes in small TX town, 1 reported dead

Fireworks display explodes in small TX town, 1 reported dead

A fireworks display in the small town of Comanche, Texas, has exploded and officials are reporting one person has died.
Man swallows crack cocaine in Texas traffic stop, dies

Man swallows crack cocaine in Texas traffic stop, dies

A man is dead after Beaumont police say he swallowed some type of drug following a traffic stop.
Gov. Perry appears before US House Committee on Homeland Security, urges stronger federal action on border crisis

Gov. Perry appears before US House Committee on Homeland Security, urges stronger federal action on border crisis

Gov. Rick Perry told Members of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security today that urgent federal action is required to stem the humanitarian and national security crises unfolding along the Texas-Mexico border.
Should Texas follow Oklahoma's lead and tweak iconic uniforms?

Should Texas follow Oklahoma's lead and tweak iconic uniforms?

The University of Texas has one of those iconic football uniforms that fans have known for decades — burnt orange jerseys with white lettering and white pants.
Veteran center Fiddler returns to Stars on two-year deal

Veteran center Fiddler returns to Stars on two-year deal

Dallas Stars center Vernon Fiddler earned his chance to test the free-agent market with his solid performance last season, especially during the playoffs.
Gasol intrigued after Spurs reach out, but financial limitations loom large

Gasol intrigued after Spurs reach out, but financial limitations loom large

While Oklahoma City is thought to be the front-runner followed by several other suitors, free agent forward/center Pau Gasol is pondering life in San Antonio after the Spurs reached out to the multi-skilled Spaniard in the early hours of free a