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U. S. Soccer looks to future

U. S. Soccer looks to future

With his superb performance against Belgium on Tuesday, goalkeeper Tim Howard has emerged as the new face of U.S. soccer. At age 35, though, Howard isn’t the future of U.S. soccer
Astros lose again

Astros lose again

A few minutes after the final pitch Thursday night, Astros manager Bo Porter brought lefthander Brett Oberholtzer into the visiting manager’s office at Angel Stadium for the type of meeting all players dread.
Rangers recall Neftali Feliz

Rangers recall Neftali Feliz

The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has recalled right-handed pitcher Neftali Feliz (#30) from Triple-A Round Rock and optioned right-handed pitcher Ben Rowen to Round Rock.
DPS catch most wanted sex offender in Houston

DPS catch most wanted sex offender in Houston

Authorities arrested Clemente Alejandra Davila, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, in Houston, Wednesday morning. Davila was wanted for multiple violations including failure to comply with sex offender requirements, failure to a

Texas teens catch 6 foot alligator

It almost sounded like the start of a bad joke. "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" But this 911 call out of Cleburne proved to be one wild night for three fearless teens.
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.