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Shreveport's Scott Baker helps Rangers avoid sweep

Shreveport's Scott Baker helps Rangers avoid sweep

The 32-year-old right-hander held the Kansas City Royals to five hits in five innings, and Texas took the finale of a three-game set 3-1.
Cowboys offense struggles in loss to Dolphins

Cowboys offense struggles in loss to Dolphins

It’s a good thing the Cowboys still have 14 days until the start of the regular season, if Saturday’s 25-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins is any indication.
Tom Savage lets down guard after Texans’ comeback win

Tom Savage lets down guard after Texans’ comeback win

Of course, Tom Savage still had his helmet on when he strode into the Texans’ locker room late Saturday, following a thrilling (for the preseason) 18-17 come-from-behind victory against the Broncos at Sports Authority Field.
US Rick Perry fast facts

US Rick Perry fast facts

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Texas Governor Rick Perry. Personal: Birth date: March 4, 1950 Birth place: Paint Creek, Texas Birth name: James Richard Perry
Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

A rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.
Nowitzki set for historic season

Nowitzki set for historic season

This will be another historic season for Dirk Nowitzki. Barring severe injury, the Big German is set to move up to at least seventh place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Conroe woman burlgarized and attacked at her home Friday night

Conroe woman burlgarized and attacked at her home Friday night

Liberty County Sheriff's Office responded to a home robbery Friday night on FM 787.
SpaceX prototype rocket self-destructs during test flight

SpaceX prototype rocket self-destructs during test flight

A test SpaceX rocket automatically self-destructed during a test flight Friday over McGregor, Tx, just west of Waco.
UT's Barnes, Garrido get contract extensions

UT's Barnes, Garrido get contract extensions

Faced with rumors of their imminent demise, Rick Barnes and Augie Garrido spent the past year proving their programs can be national contenders again. Now their bosses have let it be known they deserve a few more years to keep it going.
O’Brien undecided on playing status of Foster, Johnson, Cushing and Joseph

O’Brien undecided on playing status of Foster, Johnson, Cushing and Joseph

Although running back Arian Foster, receiver Andre Johnson and inside linebacker Brian Cushing had their most productive week of practice, coach Bill O’Brien hasn’t decided if they’ll make their preseason debuts against the Br
NEWS Neighbors rally to help evicted wounded warrior

NEWS Neighbors rally to help evicted wounded warrior

SAN ANTONIO -- Neighbors in the Stone Haven subdivision on the far North Side are coming to the aid of a wounded warrior who was left homeless Wednesday after falling behind in his rent.

Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a sprawling private ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi will be converted into a state park with the assistance of a fund created in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Texas Par
J. J. Watt fights Broncos

J. J. Watt fights Broncos

In this corner, standing 6-5, weighing 295 and wearing blue trunks, the champion of the world – J.J. Watt. In the other corner, the Denver Broncos’ offensive line.
The brilliance & danger of the Cowboys' offseason

The brilliance & danger of the Cowboys' offseason

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is missing practice on Wednesday because ... who knows? Mr. Hill Tweeted: "Ro sitting out practice surely has Cowboys wondering if they can count on him body and mind."
Rangers charging toward 100 losses

Rangers charging toward 100 losses

The march toward 100 losses for the Texas Rangers is plowing ahead, and there appears to be no practical way to keep them from hitting triple-digits.