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Duncan’s Finals jersey sells for price of car at auction

Duncan’s Finals jersey sells for price of car at auction

One of Tim Duncan’s jerseys from the infamous sweatbox that was Game 1 of the NBA Finals sold for nearly $21,000 in a recent auction conducted at NBA.com’s auction house.
White Oak’s Simmons named All-American

White Oak’s Simmons named All-American

Whitney Simmons ended her freshman year of college standing on the podium as an All-American. That would’ve been hard to predict, even for her.
Kilgore’s Torrence looking for win at Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

Kilgore’s Torrence looking for win at Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

Although his Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster hasn’t exactly overwhelmed the competition in its last three appearances on the Mello Yello Tour, Kilgore native Steve Torrence knows that a strong effort in this week’s eighth annual
East Texas Passing Academy returning for eighth year

East Texas Passing Academy returning for eighth year

Gilmer's Jeff Traylor coached Josh McCown at Jacksonville High School in the '90s. McCown is the starting quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Gilmer remembers

The Gilmer Buckeyes this fall will play with heavy hearts. Desmond Pollard died earlier this year. He was the leading receiver for the team last year and no one will wear his uniform number this year.
Kyle Field redo is ‘on budget and on time’

Kyle Field redo is ‘on budget and on time’

Texas A&M’s first scheduled home game in its redeveloped Kyle Field is two months away from Saturday, and A&M chancellor John Sharp said Thursday the stadium construction on the east and south sides is coming along nicely.
Nowitzki agrees to three-year, $30 million with Mavs

Nowitzki agrees to three-year, $30 million with Mavs

Dirk Nowitzki verbally agreed to sign a three-year, $30 million free agent contract with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday. Read more at Star-Telegram.com
Tonight is your last chance to vote in the All-Star Game balloting

Tonight is your last chance to vote in the All-Star Game balloting

If you want to vote for your favorite players, you better hurry. Tonight is the last night for voting in the annual All-Star Game. Go to MLB.com for more info.
Texas Rangers to host 'Baylor Night' at GlobeLife Park

Texas Rangers to host 'Baylor Night' at GlobeLife Park

The Texas Rangers will be hosting a Baylor Night at their ballpark next week.
Should Texas follow Oklahoma's lead and tweak iconic uniforms?

Should Texas follow Oklahoma's lead and tweak iconic uniforms?

The University of Texas has one of those iconic football uniforms that fans have known for decades — burnt orange jerseys with white lettering and white pants.
Veteran center Fiddler returns to Stars on two-year deal

Veteran center Fiddler returns to Stars on two-year deal

Dallas Stars center Vernon Fiddler earned his chance to test the free-agent market with his solid performance last season, especially during the playoffs.
Gasol intrigued after Spurs reach out, but financial limitations loom large

Gasol intrigued after Spurs reach out, but financial limitations loom large

While Oklahoma City is thought to be the front-runner followed by several other suitors, free agent forward/center Pau Gasol is pondering life in San Antonio after the Spurs reached out to the multi-skilled Spaniard in the early hours of free a
Lin feels disrespected by Rockets billboard

Lin feels disrespected by Rockets billboard

Jeremy Lin loaned out his No. 7 on Wednesday. He just didn’t know he did. And he was not happy about it.

Can World Cup make soccer stick in the USA?

They watched by the tens, if not hundreds of thousands. In cozy sports bars and cavernous sports stadiums. In living rooms and in public spaces. In front of computer screens and in front of big screens in downtown plazas.
Sundberg will retire from Rangers after 2014

Sundberg will retire from Rangers after 2014

Texas Rangers Senior Executive Vice President Jim Sundberg today announced that he will retire from that position at the conclusion of the 2014 season.