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Holland hopes to put ‘brutal’ season behind him by playing spoiler role

Holland hopes to put ‘brutal’ season behind him by playing spoiler role

In the big scheme of things, Derek Holland’s return to the mound for the Texas Rangers on Tuesday is more about putting his off-season knee injury and surgery in the rearview mirror than anything else.
J. J. Watt gets $100 million

J. J. Watt gets $100 million

When Texans defensive end J.J. Watt signs his six-year, $100 million contract extension that includes $51.876 million guaranteed, he will become the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history.
Arian Foster opens up to media

Arian Foster opens up to media

During the Texans’ 45-minute open locker room session with the media today, running back Arian Foster was a terrific interview.
Tyler announces Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Tyler announces Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill has been named the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the first week of the 2014 college football season.

Lufkin, Tyler ranked among top high school football communities

According to a recent livability.com article, the website has listed two East Texas cities as part of their top ten best high school football towns

Friday Football Fever: Week 1 Play of the Week

This weeks honors go to Frankston's Kendrick Rogers for his one handed catch against Grand Saline. Click the video above to watch the amazing grab.
U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Fast Facts

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Fast Facts

Here's what you need to know about the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament.
More than 30 ETX teams ranked in coaches poll

More than 30 ETX teams ranked in coaches poll

The Texas High School Coaches Association has released their week 1 coaches poll and a handful of East Texas teams are representing the area. The poll is voted on by a panel of THSCA members.  
Texas QB David Ash will miss BYU game

Texas QB David Ash will miss BYU game

It took one week to arrive at Texas' worst-case scenario. Starting quarterback David Ash, who took five big hits in the season-opening win over North Texas, will miss this week's BYU game --- at least.
Football: Longview coach John King, ‘We’ve got to improve’

Football: Longview coach John King, ‘We’ve got to improve’

There were positives, more so than the 44-14 final in Lufkin’s favor may indicate, but the negatives bared more weight in the Lobos’ season opener.
Bo Porter fired, Tom Lawless named new Astros manager

Bo Porter fired, Tom Lawless named new Astros manager

In a clear showing of who is in charge of the club, the Astros on Monday fired managed Bo Porter as well as bench coach Dave Trembley, just days after reports arose of tensions between Porter and his general manager, Jeff Luhnow.

Adarian Parker: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Adarian Parker is this weeks Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Sadly, Adarian was killed in a car wreck before the high school season started.
Rangers’ Beltre coy about his chances to win first batting title

Rangers’ Beltre coy about his chances to win first batting title

Beltre has never led the league in hitting. He hit .334 in 2004 with the Dodgers and finished seventh in the league, the same year he led the league with 48 homers.
Longhorns beat UNT in Strong's debut

Longhorns beat UNT in Strong's debut

For eight months, the Texas Longhorns were pushed by stern Charlie Strong, scolded by angry Charlie Strong, and had their perks and privileges taken away by Charlie Strong the disciplinarian.
Texans trade for Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

Texans trade for Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

The Texans traded for former New England quarterback Ryan Mallett on Sunday. The Patriots received a sixth-round pick, according to the Washington Post.