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J.J. Watt eager to play in colder weather conditions

J.J. Watt eager to play in colder weather conditions

The Texans will face cold and snow Sunday in Cleveland. That’s J.J. Watt-type weather.
DeMarco Murray can't be the MVP, but ...

DeMarco Murray can't be the MVP, but ...

The way the NFL is played, Tony Romo is the league MVP. Or Andrew Luck. Or Tom Brady. Aaron Rodgers. Peyton Manning. Etc. These days, it is a waste of an MVP vote for anybody who is not a quarterback.
Mavs get comeback win over Kings

Mavs get comeback win over Kings

With Dirk Nowitzki becoming the NBA’s top all-time international-born scorer in the process, the Mavericks (5-3) would continue to dominate the Kings (5-3) in Dallas while rallying from down 24 points to capture a 106-98 victory following
Round one of Texas High School football playoff pairings

Round one of Texas High School football playoff pairings

Looking for a complete list of round one Texas high school football playoff pairings? Our partners at the Longview News-Journal have you covered.
15-Year-Old Cancer Patient Shot, Killed – Duncanville Police Ask for Help

15-Year-Old Cancer Patient Shot, Killed – Duncanville Police Ask for Help

Duncanville, TX (KDAF) -- Police in Duncanville are asking for the public's help identifying those responsible for the shooting death of 15-year-old Ryan Lara, who was shot and killed Saturday during a possible attempted robbery.
Former Marine dog gets ride in Veteran's Day parade

Former Marine dog gets ride in Veteran's Day parade

Fieldy is a former bomb-sniffing dog for the U.S. Marine Corps.

Van de Putte to decide political future next week

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Democrat Leticia Van de Putte says she will likely decide next week whether to leave the Texas Senate and run for San Antonio mayor.
Police find woman's decomposing body under daughter's kitchen floor

Police find woman's decomposing body under daughter's kitchen floor

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Police have found the body of a missing Terlingua woman whose daughter was sentenced to 10 years in prison for hiding her father's body in a Kentucky storage unit for 24 years and using his Social Securit

Pregnant Texas woman stabbed by stranger

A pregnant San Antonio area woman is recovering after being stabbed by a stranger. Expectant mother Dana Kimbro said she had an argument with her husband and noticed someone watching them during the dispute.
15-year-old Texas cancer patient gunned down

15-year-old Texas cancer patient gunned down

Police in Duncanville are asking for the public's help identifying those responsible for the shooting death of 15-year-old Ryan Lara, who was shot and killed Saturday during a possible attempted robbery.
Big 12 Players of the Week

Big 12 Players of the Week

Texas defensive end Cedric Reed, Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman and Baylor kicker Chris Callahan were named as the Big 12′s Players of the Week by a media panel that regularly covers the conference.
Watt on two magazine covers

Watt on two magazine covers

J.J. Watt is on two national sports magazine covers this week – Sports Illustrated and ESPN.
Josh Brent activated to Dallas Cowboys 53-man roster

Josh Brent activated to Dallas Cowboys 53-man roster

The Dallas Cowboys have activated convicted felon Josh Brent to the 53-man roster according to an announcement made Tuesday by head coach Jason Garrett.
Texas prisons by the numbers

Texas prisons by the numbers

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; there are currently more than a hundred Texas prisons, housing thousands of inmates from across the state.
SPCA of Texas Raffling Off Designer Dog Houses

SPCA of Texas Raffling Off Designer Dog Houses

If you're in the market for a designer house, well we've got a treat for you. But it may not be exactly what you were expecting. Yeah, these houses are for the dogs… literally.