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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.
TCU rallies to beat Texas Tech 3-2 in CWS opener

TCU rallies to beat Texas Tech 3-2 in CWS opener

TCU’s postseason magic continued Sunday at the College World Series. The Horned Frogs scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat Texas Tech 3-2 in the CWS opener at TD Ameritrade Park.
Rodney Thomas dies at 41

Rodney Thomas dies at 41

Former Oilers, Titans and Falcons running back Rodney Thomas has died at the age of 41.
Josh Brent released from jail

Josh Brent released from jail

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent was released from jail on Sunday. A jury found former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter and sentenced him to 180 days in jail with 10 years probation back in January.
Vince Young says he is retiring from the NFL

Vince Young says he is retiring from the NFL

Vince Young’s attempt to resurrect his once-promising pro football career has apparently come to an end. In an interview with Austin’s KXAN, Young said he considers himself retired from the NFL.

Blue squad wins FCA Heart of a Champion Bowl

We are still a few months away from high school football season here in East Texas.
Texas loses to UC Irvine 3-1 at College World Series

Texas loses to UC Irvine 3-1 at College World Series

The Longhorns’ offensive engine picked a terrible time to stall out. The Anteaters broke loose late with three runs in the eighth and captured a 3-1 victory at the College World Series.
Saturday’s Game Postponed, Doubleheader set for Sunday Night

Saturday’s Game Postponed, Doubleheader set for Sunday Night

The Saturday night game between the East Texas Pump Jacks and the Victoria Generals has been postponed due to transportation issues. The game will be made up as a doubleheader Sunday, with the first game kicking off at 6:05 p.m.
Special Father's Day could be in store for Spurs

Special Father's Day could be in store for Spurs

The Spurs are a very family oriented team, and many of the players are dads.
NFL Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dies

NFL Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dies

He picked up the Pittsburgh Steelers from the bottom of the pile, and when he finished with them, they had become a fearsome powerhouse.