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Americans finally want World Cup tickets

Americans finally want World Cup tickets

The World Cup is just days away, and Americans have finally caught the fever.
Unofficial mascot has been a lucky charm for Hallsville

Unofficial mascot has been a lucky charm for Hallsville

Over the past few months as Hallsville celebrated district and playoff wins, the jubilation has included a mascot on the field. No, it hasn’t been a cheerleader in a mascot uniform or an actual bobcat.
Jon Singleton homers in first MLB game

Jon Singleton homers in first MLB game

With his first major league hit, Singleton became the fourth Astro to homer in his first career game.
Pump Jacks win home opener

Pump Jacks win home opener

Bobby Webb’s debut with the East Texas Pump Jacks paid off in the form of a couple of clutch hits and a win for the home team.
Judge dismisses $25 million hoax lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

Judge dismisses $25 million hoax lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

A Florida judge has dismissed a $25 million lawsuit that was filed against Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel last month, according to a TMZ report.
Big 12 to host half of nation’s super regionals this weekend

Big 12 to host half of nation’s super regionals this weekend

The Big 12 Conference was limited to three postseason teams a year ago. In 2014, the league will host four NCAA Super Regionals.

Texas A&M football boots 2 starters, including East Texan

Texas A&M Head Coach Kevin Sumlin announced Tuesday the dismissal of two defensive players, including East Texas standout Isaiah Golden.
Nelson Cruz’s return to Texas triggers more ‘what-ifs’

Nelson Cruz’s return to Texas triggers more ‘what-ifs’

The next three games at Globe Life Park will give fans, baseball analysts and even some club personnel another chance to play the What Might Have Been game with the Texas Rangers.
George Springer named AL rookie of month for May

George Springer named AL rookie of month for May

Astros outfielder George Springer has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for May, the league announced.
Pump Jacks set for home opener tonight

Pump Jacks set for home opener tonight

The East Texas Pump Jacks, coming off a 1-2 road trip to open the 2014 Texas Collegiate League season, will make their home debut tonight when The Woodlands Strykers visit historic Driller Park in Kilgore.

"Coach Cool" comes to Tyler

The coolest coach in the country came to East Texas Monday. Teaxs Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury came to Willowbrook Country Club in Tyler to play golf with Tech Exes.
Jon Singleton on his way up to Astros

Jon Singleton on his way up to Astros

Prospect Jon Singleton will be joining the Astros on Tuesday, a person familiar with the move said.
LeBron has message for Spurs: ‘You wanted us, we’ll be ready’

LeBron has message for Spurs: ‘You wanted us, we’ll be ready’

Unlike Tim Duncan, who pays virtually no attention to the media or any of the hoopla surrounding the NBA, Miami superstar LeBron James sees and hears almost everything.
Kyle Busch and Toyota roll into Texas Motor Speedway on a hot streak

Kyle Busch and Toyota roll into Texas Motor Speedway on a hot streak

Kyle Busch is at it again. Winning every NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in sight. But so is Toyota.
REPORT: Mack Brown to sign on as ESPN college football analyst

REPORT: Mack Brown to sign on as ESPN college football analyst

According to Chip Brown of HornsDigest.com, former University of Texas football