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Former UT football great Saxton dies

Former UT football great Saxton dies

James Saxton, the former Texas running back who finished second in the Heisman Trophy balloting in 1961, died Wednesday after a long illness at the age of 74, the school announced. 
State champion Carlisle takes on No. 1 Douglass in regional final series

State champion Carlisle takes on No. 1 Douglass in regional final series

Carlisle has eliminated its upcoming opponent from the playoffs in all of the past three seasons, but despite all of that, Carlisle still enters its Class A, Region III final series against Douglass as the perceived underdog. 
Hallsville baseball two wins away from a trip to state

Hallsville baseball two wins away from a trip to state

Hallsville has advanced deeper than any baseball team in school history in the postseason, and the Bobcats have been vocal about their goal since the beginning. 
Scouting Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals

Scouting Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals

Gregg Popovich has coached Tim Duncan for 17 seasons, Tony Parker for 13 and Manu Ginobili for 12.
TJC wins the baseball National Championship, bookends the World Series run in Tyler with another trophy

TJC wins the baseball National Championship, bookends the World Series run in Tyler with another trophy

The Tyler Junior College Apaches baseball team are the 2014 NJCAA Division 3 World Series Champions.

TJC coach Doug Wren is live with KETK's Garrett Sanders before the national championship game

Doug Wren has his Tyler Junior College Apaches in the national championship game. The TJC coach spoke with KETK's Garrett Sanders live before his Apaches played Cumberland for the national title.

Garrett Sanders is live at Junior College World Series with Dr. Tim Drain

Dr. Tim Drain brought the Junior College World Series to Tyler. The Tyler Junior College Athletic Director spoke with KETK's Garrett Sanders Wednesday before the TJC Apaches' national championship game.
Romo limited in Cowboys OTAs but vows to be ready by training camp

Romo limited in Cowboys OTAs but vows to be ready by training camp

Tony Romo can joke about it now. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback isn’t about to let the herniated disk that sidelined him for last season’s finale and that required surgery keep him down.
Phillips throws perfect game to lead Harleton past Hubbard, 5-0

Phillips throws perfect game to lead Harleton past Hubbard, 5-0

Justin Kniffen has seen Randi Carrol Phillips pitch enough to know a couple of things: Phillips isn’t the typical freshman, and once she gets a lead the game is basically over for the opponent.
Sean Lee out for season

Sean Lee out for season

ESPN is reporting that Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is out for the season. Lee has a torn left knee ligament. Rehab will take six to eight months.

Tyler Junior College will play for national championship Wednesday night

The Apaches won it all the first year that Tyler hosted the Junior College World Series. Now TJC can do it again in the last year the Rose City is hosting this event.

East Texas Pump Jacks primed for another big season

The East Texas Pump Jacks are back for their eighth season in Kilgore. The summer wood bat league will bring college players to Driller Park starting next Tuesday.
Yu Darvish to miss Tuesday start with neck stiffness

Yu Darvish to miss Tuesday start with neck stiffness

Right-hander Yu Darvish has been scratched from his Tuesday start against the Minnesota Twins because of neck stiffness.
Andre Johnson misses first day of Texans’ OTAs

Andre Johnson misses first day of Texans’ OTAs

Veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson missed the first day of the Texans’ organized team activities Tuesday.
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee injured in practice

Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee injured in practice

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee injured his left knee during Tuesday’s first organized team activity. Lee is headed to a doctor to get an MRI this afternoon, according to coach Jason Garrett.