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A’s ride two-run fifth to 4-2 win over Rangers

A’s ride two-run fifth to 4-2 win over Rangers

Brandon Moss and Josh Donaldson drove in runs in the fifth inning Wednesday, and Sonny Gray allowed two runs in seven innings as Oakland beat the Rangers 4-2 to take two of three games in the series between division rivals.
World Cup: Defending champion Spain out of World Cup

World Cup: Defending champion Spain out of World Cup

So goodbye. Nobody wanted it to end this way -- the embarrassment and humbling of a side which has brought so much joy to the world.

Danny Elzner previews Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine

The Longview Lobos will be ranked third statewide to start the new season. That's according to Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine.
Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

The U.S. Patent Office has canceled trademarks belonging to the Redskins football team, saying they are offensive to Native Americans.

Patrick Mahomes National Player of Year

Whitehouse graduate Patrick Mahomes has been named the National Male High School Athlete of the Year by MaxPreps.
Cowboys are still waiting on Orton as fines begin to mount

Cowboys are still waiting on Orton as fines begin to mount

Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton has officially gone AWOL. Orton, who missed the entire off-season program and organized team activities, was a no-show for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp on Tuesday.
Texans name Ryan Fitzpatrick starting QB

Texans name Ryan Fitzpatrick starting QB

Ryan Fitzpatrick came to Houston wanting one more shot. Bill O’Brien needed an intelligent, veteran quarterback to guide a new, complex offense.
Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

 Looks like ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has run into problems.

John Outlaw documentary making progress, paying homage to a legend

In 2008, filmmaker Matt Skinner found himself in East Texas working on a project. During that time he ran into someone most in the area would recognize.
Kyle Orton a no-show for physical Monday

Kyle Orton a no-show for physical Monday

The Cowboys don’t expect Kyle Orton to attend their three-day mandatory minicamp after the backup quarterback was a no-show for Monday’s physical, according to a source.
Nacogdoches' Clint Dempsey scores record goal at World Cup

Nacogdoches' Clint Dempsey scores record goal at World Cup

An East Texan is making news on the world stage. Clint Dempsey, who is from Nacogdoches, scored against Ghana at the World Cup Monday.
Former Cowboys player ordered to enter rehab

Former Cowboys player ordered to enter rehab

Former Dallas Cowboys tackle Josh Brent will spend at least 45 days in rehab for substance abuse after his release Sunday from jail in the drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate.
Generals sweep Pump Jacks in doubleheader

Generals sweep Pump Jacks in doubleheader

Keith Funk highlighted a five-run third inning with a two-run home run, and the Victoria Generals completed a Texas Collegiate League sweep of the East Texas Pump Jacks with a 5-1 win in the nightcap of a twinbill at Driller Park on Sunday.
Andre Johnson won’t attend minicamp; no movement with Texans

Andre Johnson won’t attend minicamp; no movement with Texans

Veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson won’t attend the Texans’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday through Thursday, his adviser and uncle Andre Melton said Monday.