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It’s too early to judge Cowboys defense, Garrett says

It’s too early to judge Cowboys defense, Garrett says

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett spent a good part of his Monday news conference talking about the defense.
Baylor unveils new McLane Stadium

Baylor unveils new McLane Stadium

Antwan Goodley called it money. Art Briles called it astonishing. Bryce Petty called it a palace. Baylor will just call it McLane Stadium.
Time for Johnny Manziel to grow up

Time for Johnny Manziel to grow up

Johnny Manziel is only 21, an immature NFL rookie. He’ll grow up. Didn’t many of us say something similar last year around this time? Maybe he will. Maybe he won’t.
Firearm expert says child-related gun accidents avoidable

Firearm expert says child-related gun accidents avoidable

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 12-year-old boy who was accidentally shot and killed early Thursday morning inside his East Side home.
Robber killed with his own gun during crime

Robber killed with his own gun during crime

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a lone robber entered a home near the town of Elsa armed with various weapons. Once inside the home, the robber struggled with three men who were inside.
Stray bullet kills 24-year-old pregnant woman in SW Houston

Stray bullet kills 24-year-old pregnant woman in SW Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting Karrysha Turner could hardly find words Sunday to describe her shock and sorrow at the senseless murder of her 24-year-old pregnant friend, who'd come to Turner's southwest Houston home Sunday morning
Spurs coach Becky Hammon calls out Tony Parker in #IceBucketChallenge

Spurs coach Becky Hammon calls out Tony Parker in #IceBucketChallenge

The Spurs’ newest assistant coach, Becky Hammon, was the latest well-known San Antonian to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sunday.
The bullet train that could change everything

The bullet train that could change everything

 
Texans’ backup QB gig remains up for grabs

Texans’ backup QB gig remains up for grabs

Coach Bill O’Brien said the team likely will evaluate Case Keenum and Tom Savage for backup quarterback throughout the preseason.
Baby Boom: Ice Storm to Blame for Increase in Births

Baby Boom: Ice Storm to Blame for Increase in Births

Oh baby! Doctors around North Texas are experiencing a baby boom. Bayor Medical Center reportedly saw 50 more deliveries in July than last year. And plenty of women are pregnant and ready to deliver in the next few weeks.
A 'toothy encounter'

A 'toothy encounter'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; by day Paul Spielvogel is a real estate attorney and escrow officer, plenty of sharks in that business. But on his days off this Woodlands adventurer negotiates with a whole different kind of shark.
Quest for Houston-area predators heats up

Quest for Houston-area predators heats up

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; as Houston-area students prepare to head back to school, local law enforcement are doubling their efforts to make sure known child predators are off the streets and far away from bus stops and playgrounds.
It can happen - a poll without Texas

It can happen - a poll without Texas

Charlie Strong must be relieved. Texas is, finally, not in a preseason Top 25. But the Horns are close.
Kenny Hill named Texas A&M’s starting quarterback

Kenny Hill named Texas A&M’s starting quarterback

Sophomore Kenny Hill looked the part of starting quarterback during the first couple of weeks of Texas A&M’s camp – on Saturday Kevin Sumlin made the news official.