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Daytona International Speedway undergoing $400 million project

The Daytona International Speedway is in the middle of a $400 million renovation project. Like all other major sports venues, they're trying to enhance the experience for the fans.

John Tyler gets two big wins, Henderson advances to the playoffs, Lady Lobos lose

 The John Tyler Lions and Lady Lions both won Friday night. The Lady Lions won their playoff game in Forney. The John Tyler girls beat Red Oak, 69-47. The JT boys beat Nacogdoches at Whitehouse, 73-64.
Cowboys talking mostly defense at NFL Combine

Cowboys talking mostly defense at NFL Combine

There is no secret to the Dallas Cowboys’ focus for the 2015 NFL Draft. It will be defense, defense, defense. That unit was the team’s obvious weak link in 2014.
6 East Texas swimmers bound for state

6 East Texas swimmers bound for state

Six East Texans will hit the pool at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center in Austin today and Saturday for the 2015 UIL Swimming & Diving State Meet.
Arian Foster has got a lot of good football left

Arian Foster has got a lot of good football left

Texans coach Bill O’Brien was asked today about running back Arian Foster’s workload.
MLB announces pace of game initiatives, replay modifications

MLB announces pace of game initiatives, replay modifications

Baseball Commissioner Robert D.

Longview's John King and Kilgore's Mike Wood bring stability through longevity

John King has been with the Longview Lobos since 2000. Mike Wood has been with the Kilgore Bulldogs since 1995. These East Texas coaches talked about what it takes to build and maintain winning programs.

SMU head coach Chad Morris comes back home to East Texas

 On Wednesday night at Longview High School, football coaches from across the area took part in the East Texas Coaches Association mini-clinic, featured this year by a man many of them knew well, SMU head coach Chad Morris.
Cowboys coach Garrett planning more learning excursions

Cowboys coach Garrett planning more learning excursions

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett drew some attention last off-season when he and quarterback Tony Romo took a trip to Duke University to watch basketball and pick the brain of football coach David Cutcliffe.
Bill O’Brien says the QB situation starts with Ryan Mallett

Bill O’Brien says the QB situation starts with Ryan Mallett

Coach Bill O’Brien said today the Texans need to improve at quarterback, and he wants to start with Ryan Mallett.
More bad news for former John Tyler athlete Jeremy Lane

More bad news for former John Tyler athlete Jeremy Lane

ESPN reports Jeremy Lane will need more surgery. The Seahawks defensive back suffered a compound fracture in his left arm at the Super Bowl. He will also need knee surgery.

Jack Stallard talks about the Longview Lady Lobos

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. What does he think of the Longview Lady Lobos? Stallard said...
Emmitt Smith says he would pay to keep Murray if he was Cowboys owner

Emmitt Smith says he would pay to keep Murray if he was Cowboys owner

Emmitt Smith enjoyed watching DeMarco Murray break his single-season rushing record this past season with the Dallas Cowboys.
Mavericks' Rondo will play Thursday

Mavericks' Rondo will play Thursday

Rajon Rondo will be back in the starting lineup Thursday night when the Dallas Mavericks travel to Oklahoma City to play the Thunder in a nationally televised game. The only question is whether he’ll wear a protective mask.
Browns’ Pettine visits Manziel in rehab, says QB in ‘much better place’

Browns’ Pettine visits Manziel in rehab, says QB in ‘much better place’

 Browns coach Mike Pettine said that last week he visited troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel, who entered a rehab clinic in late January.