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Aggies aiming to remedy dropped passes with No. 3 Ole Miss rolling in

Aggies aiming to remedy dropped passes with No. 3 Ole Miss rolling in

Texas A&M’s exact number of drops in a 48-31 loss at Mississippi State is in question. The Aggies’ resolve to do something about it doesn’t seem to be.
Big 12 Players of the Week

Big 12 Players of the Week

Baylor defensive back Terrell Burt and TCU teammates Paul Dawson and Trevone Boykin were picked Monday as the Big 12′s players of the week for last week’s games.
Watt, Luck to be center of attention Thursday

Watt, Luck to be center of attention Thursday

Thursday night’s game between the Texans and Colts for first place in the AFC South is getting a lot of national exposure. Defensive end J.J. Watt and quarterback Andrew Luck are at the center of attention.
Ohio State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Ohio State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

 Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the sixth week of the 2014 college football season.
Gladewater, Atlanta move into Texas High School football poll

Gladewater, Atlanta move into Texas High School football poll

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He also votes in the statewide high school football poll.
Chandler Parsons: Weird feeling to play against Rockets

Chandler Parsons: Weird feeling to play against Rockets

Chandler Parsons did not try to pretend Tuesday’s preseason opener between the Mavericks (his new team) and the Rockets (his former team) would be the usual “just another game.”
Tony Romo tip toes around ripping fans

Tony Romo tip toes around ripping fans

The quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys decided it was time to address the multi-colored elephant within AT&T Stadium these days, otherwise known as the abundance of visiting fans.
Arian Foster says NFL Thursday night games are dangerous, hypocritical

Arian Foster says NFL Thursday night games are dangerous, hypocritical

Texans running back Arian Foster said the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games are “annoying for players” and hypocritical during a time when the league is actively trying to promote player safety.

K. J. Bickham is the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

K. J. Bickham plays football for the All Saints Trojans. He has been named the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week.
Cowboys edge Texans

Cowboys edge Texans

Dan Bailey missed a long field goal as time ran out in regulation. He didn't miss in overtime. Bailey kicked a game-winning 49-yard field goal in OT.
Youth stepping up for Longview Lobos

Youth stepping up for Longview Lobos

With back-to-back big wins, Longview head coach John King has gotten the opportunity to see the youth on his team step up and see some playing time.
Primetime Players

Primetime Players

Dezmond Chumley, Ameron Dean and Karbohn McAdoo, Longview: Chumley completed 8 of 12 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown — all in the first half — in Longview’s 56-7 win over Greenville.
East Texan Brandon Belt wins longest playoff game ever

East Texan Brandon Belt wins longest playoff game ever

Brandon Belt is from Hudson, near Lufkin.
 Players to watch and key questions for Texans-Cowboys matchup

Players to watch and key questions for Texans-Cowboys matchup

The Texans’ run defense improved against Buffalo, but how will they contain DeMarco Murray, the NFL’s leading rusher? The Cowboys rank first in rushing with 165 yards a game.
Aggies upset by Mississippi State

Aggies upset by Mississippi State

#6 Texas A&M almost lost last week. Saturday, the Aggies did. 12th-ranked Mississippi State upset A&M, 48-31.