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Robert Newhouse dies

Robert Newhouse dies

Robert Newhouse died Tuesday night from heart disease. He was 64-years-old. Newhouse played for the Cowboys in the '70s.
Cowboys touch down in California for training camp

Cowboys touch down in California for training camp

Tuesday marked the first day of the rest of the season for the Cowboys, a stretch of 160 days from their arrival in California to the regular-season finale in Washington.
So-so season for Cowboys could mean so long for Garrett

So-so season for Cowboys could mean so long for Garrett

When the Dallas Cowboys land at Point Mugu Naval Air Station on Tuesday afternoon and deplane the team charter, signaling their arrival in Oxnard, Calif., for the start of the 2014 season, they should all take a selfie.
North jumps all over South in high school All-Star basketball game

North jumps all over South in high school All-Star basketball game

Racing out to an early lead almost did in the visiting team at the Texas High School Coaches Association basketball All-Star game, but the North held on for a 118-101 win over the South on Monday at the Alamo Convocation Center.
2013 draft class a direct reflection of 2-14 season

2013 draft class a direct reflection of 2-14 season

The Texans’ 2013 draft class is falling in line with the team’s NFL-worst 2-14 season.
Top Fuel Racing: Kilgore’s Torrence narrowly misses winners circle

Top Fuel Racing: Kilgore’s Torrence narrowly misses winners circle

Steve Torrence checked a couple of items off his “to do” list at Bandimere Speedway, but a winners circle appearance wasn’t one of them as the talented Texan bowed out of the 35th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals in one of Sun

East Texas Lumberjacks

Gus Johnson won a state championship at Gilmer. Tyler Boyd won three state championships at Daingerfield. They are both seniors at Stephen F. Austin.
Big 12’s Bowlsby warns that ‘change is coming’ to college athletics

Big 12’s Bowlsby warns that ‘change is coming’ to college athletics

Change is coming to college athletics, and it may be disappointing for some, Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday in the opening press conference of media days.
Five questions as Texans prepare for training camp

Five questions as Texans prepare for training camp

Coming off a 2-14 campaign, the Texans will enter their first training camp under new head coach Bill O’Brien this weekend.
East Texas players among those honored in 2A All-State Baseball Team

East Texas players among those honored in 2A All-State Baseball Team

Hughes Springs standout Dylan Moore, a 15-game winner on the mound and a solid offensive weapon for the Mustangs, earned a pair of honors today with the release of the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Baker Class 2A All-State Base
Aggies defensive back arrested on charges of shoplifting

Aggies defensive back arrested on charges of shoplifting

Following a quiet past month, Texas AM’s rash of offseason arrests has spread to Rosenberg.
NCAA rule shakes up THSCA Convention

NCAA rule shakes up THSCA Convention

A new NCAA rule will impact the Texas High School Coaches Association Convention scheduled for Sunday through Wednesday in downtown San Antonio.
Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy emerged triumphant at the end of a testing final round to win the British Open title at Hoylake Sunday to claim the third major title of his career.
Area javelin throwers to compete with the best

Area javelin throwers to compete with the best

Four local youngsters will look to spear the competition as they will compete in the javelin at the USATF Junior Olympics July 21-27 in Humble.
If the Spurs were 'The Golden Girls' ...

If the Spurs were 'The Golden Girls' ...

After Cristela Alonzo, the star and executive producer of "Cristela" — ABC's new half-hour comedy about a Latino family in Texas — called the Spurs "'The Golden Girls' of the NBA" during a press junke