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Germany shocks Brazil, 7-1

Germany shocks Brazil, 7-1

Germany eliminated Brazil in the World Cup semifinals Tuesday, 7-1. The Germans scored four goals in six minutes in the first half. It was one of the most shocking losses in Brazilian history.
Mandell puts best foot forward for Cowboys’ punting job

Mandell puts best foot forward for Cowboys’ punting job

It’s the atmosphere more than the style of punting that will be different for Dallas Cowboys undrafted rookie free agent Cody Mandell.
John David Crow, who once offered Manziel some heady advice, turns 79 today

John David Crow, who once offered Manziel some heady advice, turns 79 today

I first heard about running back John David Crow while growing up in South Montgomery County from my father, who’s the same age as Crow and who always admired Crow’s success story as Texas A&M’s first Heisman Trophy winner
Junction Boys to hold 60th Reunion in — where else — Junction

Junction Boys to hold 60th Reunion in — where else — Junction

The Junction Boys have long grown into the Junction Geriatrics, but there’s still something special about that South Texas tale that draws so many people in.
Mavericks have no choice but to wait on stars

Mavericks have no choice but to wait on stars

If the prettiest girl in town told you that she might, maybe, could conceivably go to the school prom with you, wouldn’t you wait to hear from her before asking someone else?
Using hockey as the barometer, soccer will grow ... glacially

Using hockey as the barometer, soccer will grow ... glacially

Shortly after Tim Howard made his 98th save against Belgium, the United States' run ended, thus concluding the viewership for the majority of Americans in the 2014 World Cup.
4 TCU players named to award watch lists

4 TCU players named to award watch lists

Four TCU football players have been named to award watch lists. Tailback B.J. Catalon has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, presented to the nation’s most versatile player.
Scouting report: Astros at Texas Rangers

Scouting report: Astros at Texas Rangers

Astros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, who snapped a season-high 0-for-13 skid with a leadoff single in the sixth inning of Sunday’s road loss to the Angels, is having a magical season at the plate.
Rangers send Beltre, Darvish to All-Star Game

Rangers send Beltre, Darvish to All-Star Game

The Texas Rangers today had two players selected to play for the American League in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will take place on Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

JT Alumni Game Honors Coach Carl Love

While a lot of folks spent their holiday weekend out on the lake, several John Tyler alunni gathered at "The Lions Den" to honor their old coach.
Galloway: With 2014 failure, Rangers GM has sunk into Jerry territory

Galloway: With 2014 failure, Rangers GM has sunk into Jerry territory

According to the Star-Telegram's Randy Galloway, Jon Daniels is now challenging Jerry Jones as the worst GM in town.
East Texas football well represented at ‘The Opening’

East Texas football well represented at ‘The Opening’

For the fourth-straight year, 162 of the top athletes descend on Nike’s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, for a week of training, coaching and competition.
‘Texas Series’ to decide three state champions

‘Texas Series’ to decide three state champions

Players representing 27 baseball teams from across the state will arrive in Longview on Friday with the hopes of leaving town the middle of the following week as state champions.
World Cup: Dutch beat Costa Rica in shootout to reach semis

World Cup: Dutch beat Costa Rica in shootout to reach semis

It was supposed to be a formality, but the Netherlands was made to sweat against Costa Rica before eventually overcoming the 2014 World Cup's surprise package and booking a place in the semifinals Saturday.
Brazilian star Neymar out of World Cup due to injury

Brazilian star Neymar out of World Cup due to injury

Brazil is into the World Cup semifinals. But its brightest star is out.