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Sources: Patterson, Garrido meet, but no contract extension offered

Sources: Patterson, Garrido meet, but no contract extension offered

Texas athletic director Steve Patterson and baseball coach Augie Garrido spoke late last week to discuss a possible contract extension, but two sources told the American-Statesman that no extension was offered.
World Cup: Costa Rica defeats Greece 5-4 on penalties

World Cup: Costa Rica defeats Greece 5-4 on penalties

Costa Rica will play in the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first time in its history after defeating Greece in Recife.
Cowboys resurrecting the fullback position

Cowboys resurrecting the fullback position

Some call fullback a dying position, but the Dallas Cowboys are trying to incorporate the position full time this season.
World Cup: Netherlands scores late to beat Mexico

World Cup: Netherlands scores late to beat Mexico

Better late than never. As those in green danced with joy and celebrated the apparent end of Mexico's World Cup curse, those in orange were already planning their flights home.

East Texan on Browns says he isn't bothered by Manziel's weekend partying

Former Canton Eagle Keavon Milton is an offensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns. KETK asked Milton if the recent pictures of Browns QB Johnny Manziel partying bother him.
TCU great Tomlinson surprised by College Hall of Fame selection

TCU great Tomlinson surprised by College Hall of Fame selection

After a spectacular career at TCU, former Horned Frogs running back LaDainian Tomlinson has earned his place alongside college football’s greatest players.

NFL players from East Texas come home to give back

Several East Texas NFL players came back home this weekend to hold youth camps. In Tyler, Lee Red Raider Josh Aubrey was at his old high school holding his football camp. Aubrey is now a DB on the Browns.
Daingerfield senior goes out on top as trainer of the year

Daingerfield senior goes out on top as trainer of the year

Sam Fowler’s future plans don’t involve being an athletic trainer — a position he held in a student capacity for three years at Daingerfield High School — but the recent graduate is going out on top.

World Cup fever!

As Team USA moves on to the round of 16 in the World Cup, there is evidence the country's new found love affair with soccer may be more than just a one time fling. A growing fan base is embracing the sport like never before.
Tim Howard: 'Mind blowing' support key to Team USA success in Brazil

Tim Howard: 'Mind blowing' support key to Team USA success in Brazil

Goalkeeper Tim Howard says the explosion of interest in the football in the United States is "mind blowing" off the back of Team USA's surprise progression from the World Cup "Group of Death" to the last 16.
Funny Video: Cowboys players read mean tweets

Funny Video: Cowboys players read mean tweets

DallasCowboys.com uploaded a hilarious video of Dallas Cowboys players reading mean tweets from fans. Several players including Tony Romo, Brandon Carr and Jason Witten got in on the fun.
Johnny Manziel says he won’t be changing

Johnny Manziel says he won’t be changing

The Browns have managed to keep a muzzle, for the most part, on quarterback Johnny Manziel. On Friday, however, the media on Friday had a crack at Manziel during the Rookie Symposium.
Tiger Woods struggles on PGA Tour return after injury

Tiger Woods struggles on PGA Tour return after injury

Tiger Woods is back -- but it was a bit of a struggle after three months on the sidelines .
UT series with Notre Dame in jeopardy

UT series with Notre Dame in jeopardy

Texas and Notre Dame are set to play four games in the coming years. Now it might be two. Read more at Statesman.com
US advances to knockout stage following loss to Germany

US advances to knockout stage following loss to Germany

Germany has beaten the United States 1-0 in their final World Cup group-stage match, but both will go through to the knockout stage.