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O’Brien undecided on playing status of Foster, Johnson, Cushing and Joseph

O’Brien undecided on playing status of Foster, Johnson, Cushing and Joseph

Although running back Arian Foster, receiver Andre Johnson and inside linebacker Brian Cushing had their most productive week of practice, coach Bill O’Brien hasn’t decided if they’ll make their preseason debuts against the Br
Manziel fined $12K for middle finger during MNF

Manziel fined $12K for middle finger during MNF

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for directing an obscene gesture towards the Washington Redskins’ bench during Monday Night Football on Aug. 18 according to multiple media reports.

Watch out East Texas, here comes Ennis

Here in East Texas, redistricting reunited many old area football rivals, but there is one notable outsider added to the mix, the Ennis lions.
J. J. Watt fights Broncos

J. J. Watt fights Broncos

In this corner, standing 6-5, weighing 295 and wearing blue trunks, the champion of the world – J.J. Watt. In the other corner, the Denver Broncos’ offensive line.
The brilliance & danger of the Cowboys' offseason

The brilliance & danger of the Cowboys' offseason

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is missing practice on Wednesday because ... who knows? Mr. Hill Tweeted: "Ro sitting out practice surely has Cowboys wondering if they can count on him body and mind."
Rangers charging toward 100 losses

Rangers charging toward 100 losses

The march toward 100 losses for the Texas Rangers is plowing ahead, and there appears to be no practical way to keep them from hitting triple-digits.
Clowney status uncertain

Clowney status uncertain

Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Thursday he’s unsure whether rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will play Saturday against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field.

Cheap Shots: They call him Flipper

Time for another episode of Cheap Shots! This week Phil, Garrett and Reagan talk about the Cowboys (improving?) defense, the Texans turnaround, and of course....Johnny Manziel's on the field gesture.
ET Football: Scrimmage schedule

ET Football: Scrimmage schedule

Here's some of Thursday's scrimmage schedule. Atlanta at Jefferson, 5 p.m. Spring Hill at Rusk, 6 p.m. Kilgore at Gilmer, 7:30 p.m
NFL officials working with teams to explain new points of emphasis

NFL officials working with teams to explain new points of emphasis

Because the NFL is forcing officials to enforce rules that were in place about defensive backs grabbing and holding receivers and players doing too much celebrating and taunting, preseason games have been slowed by an abundance of penalties.
Texas A&M to broadcast games in Spanish

Texas A&M to broadcast games in Spanish

Texas A&M University announced on Wednesday that Aggie fans will be able to hear complete coverage of the school's football games in Spanish this season via a new radio network.

Former Cowboy Greg Ellis visits Tyler

Greg Ellis was the featured speaker at the ninth annual East Texas Kick-Off Luncheon at Harvey Convention Center in Tyler Wednesday. Ellis was drafted in the first round by the Cowboys in 1998.

Jack Stallard is in the Zone

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Sunday, the Longview News-Journal will publish the Zone.
Neftali Feliz responds in Rangers’ 5-4 win

Neftali Feliz responds in Rangers’ 5-4 win

Neftali Feliz remains an enigma to the Texas Rangers, who need a closer for 2015 and want it to be Feliz. He might have taken a step toward that Wednesday afternoon.
Jadeveon Clowney exits practice early with injury

Jadeveon Clowney exits practice early with injury

Outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney had a productive practice against the Broncos, but he left with about 35 minutes remaining with an undisclosed injury.