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'Beaver Wars'

'Beaver Wars'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in the animal world it may be that no two beavers are the same but semi-aquatic rodent diversity does not extend to the world of the convenience store, at least according to Buc-ee's.
More human remains in Houston bayou

More human remains in Houston bayou

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are investigating reports of a body found in a southeast Houston bayou.

Waitress accused of drugging customers

Dish Society is a trendy new restaurant in the 5700 block of San Felipe, not far from The Galleria area.
Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard were both recognized Wednesday at the 22nd annual ESPY awards, taking home prizes for Best Coach/Manager and Best Championship Performance, respectively.
Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady, the former Rocket who was making a stab at baseball with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League, is retiring from baseball, too.
Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Geovany Soto has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and the contract of catcher-first baseman J.P. Arencibia has been purchased from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.
Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

Officials: At least 30 unknown Texans exposed to measles in Kansas

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is attempting to track down more than 30 Texans who may have been exposed to measles in Wichita, Kansas.
Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M was picked to finish sixth in the seven-team SEC West Division in balloting by media members Thursday despite a 20-6 record in its first two football seasons in the league.
A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

With the World Cup in the rear-view mirror and NFL training camps on deck, football is set to take center stage while “fútbol” again takes a back seat in the U.S.
New book alleges UT made $100 million offer to Nick Saban

New book alleges UT made $100 million offer to Nick Saban

According to a new book written by SEC Network commentator Paul Finebaum, University of Texas boosters were willing to pay Nick Saban more than $100 million to coach the Longhorns.

Species new to the Texas Gulf is the 'feral hog' of the ocean

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a growing invasive population of lionfish in the Atlantic Ocean is spreading in the Gulf of Mexico and divers are spotting the venomous fish more often and in increasingly shallow water.
Two Texas vineyards make Daily Meal's best in the United States list

Two Texas vineyards make Daily Meal's best in the United States list

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; When it comes to wine, Texas isn't really known as the premiere destination for quality, but the state's reputation is changing as the industry develops.
Agent boasts about having dinner with 4 Longhorns on Twitter

Agent boasts about having dinner with 4 Longhorns on Twitter

Texas officials have yet to confirm the names of two players who could face NCAA penalty for accepting meals from a sports agent. However, one St. Louis-based agent boasted on Twitter about having dinner with four Longhorns in late March.
Rivers: No major roster changes needed for Spurs

Rivers: No major roster changes needed for Spurs

The Spurs reminded Doc Rivers of a lesson he learned in Boston as head coach of the Celtics. When you win the Larry O’Brien Trophy, very few changes, if any, are needed to repeat.
Mizzou QB calls Manziel greatest college player ever

Mizzou QB calls Manziel greatest college player ever

Flamboyant Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk made it clear at Wednesday’s SEC Media Days exactly what he thinks of (even more flamboyant) former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel: “He’s the best college football player to