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Spring Hill youth team heading to World Series

Spring Hill youth team heading to World Series

The Spring Hill National All-Stars will open play in the Dixie Youth AA Machine Pitch World Series today at Ed Worrell Memorial Park in Texarkana, Arkansas. Read more at News-Journal.com
Comcast picks up SEC Network

Comcast picks up SEC Network

ESPN announced today that Comcast would become the latest and among the largest carriers to pick up the SEC Network, which will air at least 45 football games, more than a hundred men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games,
Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

Katharine Parkhurst of Longview and Morgan London of Kilgore were among the girls who made the squad. The announcement officially kicks off the Rangerettes’ 75th Anniversary celebration.
Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

If they had their way, the Dallas Mavericks probably wish they had 15 players who view money the way Dirk Nowitzki does.

Coach of Houston Cougars visits Kilgore

Tony Levine took over at the University of Houston when Kevin Sumlin left for Texas A&M three years ago. Levine came to East Texas Thursday.

Four Lumberjacks named to preseason All-Southland Conference team

Gus Johnson is an SFA senior from Gilmer. He ran for a thousand yards last season. It was the fifth-best performance ever by a Lumberjack running back.
Aikman surprised Cowboys passed on Manziel in NFL Draft

Aikman surprised Cowboys passed on Manziel in NFL Draft

Troy Aikman said Wednesday he was surprised that Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones passed on Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft.
Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard were both recognized Wednesday at the 22nd annual ESPY awards, taking home prizes for Best Coach/Manager and Best Championship Performance, respectively.
Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady, the former Rocket who was making a stab at baseball with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League, is retiring from baseball, too.
Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Geovany Soto has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and the contract of catcher-first baseman J.P. Arencibia has been purchased from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.

No more District of Doom for Gilmer

This will be a different kind of season for the Gilmer Buckeyes. They will not play their rival Gladewater this year. And they will no longer be in the District of Doom.
Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M was picked to finish sixth in the seven-team SEC West Division in balloting by media members Thursday despite a 20-6 record in its first two football seasons in the league.
A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

With the World Cup in the rear-view mirror and NFL training camps on deck, football is set to take center stage while “fútbol” again takes a back seat in the U.S.
New book alleges UT made $100 million offer to Nick Saban

New book alleges UT made $100 million offer to Nick Saban

According to a new book written by SEC Network commentator Paul Finebaum, University of Texas boosters were willing to pay Nick Saban more than $100 million to coach the Longhorns.