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Health groups urge MLB to ban tobacco

Health groups urge MLB to ban tobacco

Nine major public health organizations have one request for Major League Baseball: Ban tobacco.
NFL removes concussion suit cap

NFL removes concussion suit cap

The NFL and the lead attorney for thousands of players suing the league over brain damage suffered on the field have agreed to a revised settlement that does not put a limit on the NFL’s monetary obligations, ensuring that money will be a
Spring Hill fills basketball, baseball posts

Spring Hill fills basketball, baseball posts

The voids of head boys’ basketball coach and head baseball coach have been filled at Spring Hill. Tim Ender will take over the basketball program and Mike Eckles will be the new baseball coach.

Greg Priest becomes TISD Athletic Director

The Tyler Independent School District has hired a former Baylor golf coach to be the new TISD Athletic Director. Those jobs usually go to former football coaches in this state.
Trinity School’s Houston named TAPPS Female Athlete of the Year

Trinity School’s Houston named TAPPS Female Athlete of the Year

Lowery Houston capped a busy and productive high school career with one of the state’s top honors.
Can Mavericks sign LeBron James?

Can Mavericks sign LeBron James?

If LBJ really does intend to look, and he would be stupid not to, the Mavs at least have to try. At this point, it would be a win if he just listened to Cuban, Donnie Nelson and Dirk.
Rockets to court King James

Rockets to court King James

So, LeBron James has become a free agent and the Rockets will be interested. With James Harden and Dwight Howard, the Rockets already have the first-team All-NBA shooting guard and second-team All NBA center.
LeBron James choosing free agency, source says

LeBron James choosing free agency, source says

Four years after "The Decision," LeBron James appears headed toward another one.
Longview's Chris Davis rips pinch-hit, walk-off homer

Longview's Chris Davis rips pinch-hit, walk-off homer

Chris Davis did not start Monday night. But he finished. The slugger from Longview hammered a pinch-hit, walk-off home run.

Who is new TISD Athletic Director Greg Priest?

Greg Priest is the new TISD Atheltic Director. He coached the men's golf team at Baylor. KETK talked about him with Baylor Athletic Director Ian McCaw.
Rangers sink to 2008 level

Rangers sink to 2008 level

With Yu Darvish starting Sunday, there had been some hope the Texas Rangers could salvage the last game of what had already been a disappointing road trip.
LSU at Aggies will be under lights on Thanksgiving

LSU at Aggies will be under lights on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving night football is officially back at Kyle Field – only this time Texas A&M’s opponent will sport purple and gold instead of burnt orange.
Freddie Steinmark’s story finally coming to the silver screen

Freddie Steinmark’s story finally coming to the silver screen

No one does sports movies better than Angelo Pizzo. Pizzo, who wrote and produced Hoosiers and Rudy, is making his directorial debut for My All American, which he also wrote.
World Cup: How can team USA advance?

World Cup: How can team USA advance?

For about 13 minutes, Team USA sat at the top of its World Cup soccer group, ahead of the mighty Germany and star-powered Portugal.
Aaron Hernandez taken from his jail cell and moved briefly to hospital

Aaron Hernandez taken from his jail cell and moved briefly to hospital

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez was transported from his Massachusetts jail cell to a nearby hospital this weekend, according to Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson.