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Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Tracy McGrady, the former Rocket who was making a stab at baseball with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League, is retiring from baseball, too.
Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

Rangers Add Arencibia and Soto; Pena Designated for Assignment

The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Geovany Soto has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and the contract of catcher-first baseman J.P. Arencibia has been purchased from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.

No more District of Doom for Gilmer

This will be a different kind of season for the Gilmer Buckeyes. They will not play their rival Gladewater this year. And they will no longer be in the District of Doom.
Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M picked to finish next-to-last in SEC West

Texas A&M was picked to finish sixth in the seven-team SEC West Division in balloting by media members Thursday despite a 20-6 record in its first two football seasons in the league.
A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

A look at the NFL’s most valuable franchises

With the World Cup in the rear-view mirror and NFL training camps on deck, football is set to take center stage while “fútbol” again takes a back seat in the U.S.
New book alleges UT made $100 million offer to Nick Saban

New book alleges UT made $100 million offer to Nick Saban

According to a new book written by SEC Network commentator Paul Finebaum, University of Texas boosters were willing to pay Nick Saban more than $100 million to coach the Longhorns.

Jack Stallard talks about the Dream Team

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editior of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked him about the Dream Team. Stallard said...
Agent boasts about having dinner with 4 Longhorns on Twitter

Agent boasts about having dinner with 4 Longhorns on Twitter

Texas officials have yet to confirm the names of two players who could face NCAA penalty for accepting meals from a sports agent. However, one St. Louis-based agent boasted on Twitter about having dinner with four Longhorns in late March.
Rivers: No major roster changes needed for Spurs

Rivers: No major roster changes needed for Spurs

The Spurs reminded Doc Rivers of a lesson he learned in Boston as head coach of the Celtics. When you win the Larry O’Brien Trophy, very few changes, if any, are needed to repeat.
Mizzou QB calls Manziel greatest college player ever

Mizzou QB calls Manziel greatest college player ever

Flamboyant Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk made it clear at Wednesday’s SEC Media Days exactly what he thinks of (even more flamboyant) former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel: “He’s the best college football player to
Texans’ Arian Foster says Houston is Andre Johnson’s city

Texans’ Arian Foster says Houston is Andre Johnson’s city

Star running back Arian Foster didn’t speak with the media during the Texans’ recent offseason workouts.
Rangers trade Frasor to Kansas City for minor-league pitcher

Rangers trade Frasor to Kansas City for minor-league pitcher

The Texas Rangers have traded Jason Frasor to the Kansas City Royals for a minor-league pitcher.
NRG Stadium could come into play for A&M

NRG Stadium could come into play for A&M

Kyle Field is undergoing a $450 million rebuild, but the Aggies are still scheduled to play at home this year, with the overall project scheduled for completion in a little more than a year.
Midsummer class act: Jeter delivers, receives sweet farewell

Midsummer class act: Jeter delivers, receives sweet farewell

Derek Jeter strode to the plate in the first inning Tuesday night in his 14th and final All-Star Game, and found himself all alone.
Hallsville's Weaver commits to DBU

Hallsville's Weaver commits to DBU

Hallsville High School baseball standout Coby Weaver, who has won 24 games on the mound in his first three varsity seasons, has given a verbal pledge to Dallas Baptist University.