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Ginobili named NBA’s Tweeter of the Year

Ginobili named NBA’s Tweeter of the Year

Be it posting candid pictures with his young sons or posing math riddles to local high school students, Manu Ginobili is one of the NBA’s most active members on Twitter.
UT's Joe Bergeron takes break from team for 'personal issues'

UT's Joe Bergeron takes break from team for 'personal issues'

Last season, Texas had the luxury of three starter-caliber tailbacks. This spring, the Longhorns are down to one.

Texas family finds help for stray dog that somebody tried to kill

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 1-year-old Catahoula dog that was shot directly in his eye with a .22-caliber gun is on the mend, thanks to a rescue group and some emergency veterinary care.
Judge decides where starved Spring boy will live

Judge decides where starved Spring boy will live

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Harris County judge awarded temporary custody of a Spring boy found malnourished last month to Child Protective Services on Tuesday, but his mother will have unlimited access to him while the child res

Transgender teacher in Texas told not to return

A transgender substitute teacher says she has been told she should not return to her classes after parents complained about her.
Cowboys preseason sked announced; look for possibly a shorter training camp stay in Oxnard

Cowboys preseason sked announced; look for possibly a shorter training camp stay in Oxnard

Now that the Cowboys preseason schedule has been announced, the big question is how will it affect the team's training camp practices in California.
Dirk joins NBA’s ultimate top 10 list in victory over Jazz

Dirk joins NBA’s ultimate top 10 list in victory over Jazz

Dirk Nowitzki passed another legend Tuesday night and hopped into some rarefied air en route to adding more pop and sizzle to his Hall of Fame career.
Adrian Beltre hurts leg in Rangers’ victory over Red Sox

Adrian Beltre hurts leg in Rangers’ victory over Red Sox

On a night when the Texas Rangers’ offense showed how capable it can be from top to bottom, one of the club’s biggest bats might be headed to the disabled list.
Pasadena first grader reportedly took loaded gun to school

Pasadena first grader reportedly took loaded gun to school

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Pasadena first-grade boy took a loaded gun to school with him on Monday, according to news reports.
Baby girl surrendered to Houston firefighters

Baby girl surrendered to Houston firefighters

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an energetic baby girl with large steel-gray eyes and a black mohawk was surrendered to Houston firefighters on Monday afternoon by a woman believed to be a Good Samaritan.

Craig James joins Family Research Council

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Craig James, the former NFL running back and television sports analyst who ran in 2012 for the U.S.
Arlington, AT&T Stadium deliver big in the college basketball spotlight

Arlington, AT&T Stadium deliver big in the college basketball spotlight

For the players and fans alike, Final Four weekend wasn’t about watching basketball in an intimate setting. Rather, it was a chance to be part of a record-setting crowd, and a witness to an unforgettable moment in sports history.
Do the Astros have too many retired numbers?

Do the Astros have too many retired numbers?

Shortly after Roy Oswalt and Lance Berkman signed their one-day personal services contracts to retire as Astros on Saturday, the manager who ushered them into the majors made valid cases for retiring Nos. 44 and 17 in Houston.

Spring boy's first food request: a Happy Meal

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the Spring boy found severely malnourished last month was cleared to consume solid food - and he wanted McDonald's.
Montgomery Co. Deputies kill man when they try to serve warrant

Montgomery Co. Deputies kill man when they try to serve warrant

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; deputies shot and killed a man in Montgomery County as they attempted to serve him with a felony warrant early Sunday morning, according to a press statement.