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Texans may be without Andre Johnson

Texans may be without Andre Johnson

When the Texans try to win at Indianapolis for the first time on Sunday, they may be playing without receiver Andre Johnson and tight end Garrett Graham.
Earl Campbell Award committee announces finalists

Earl Campbell Award committee announces finalists

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award has announced the 2014 finalists as determined by the selection committee. Finalists:

Local football team makes school history

 For the first time ever, the Mineola Yellowjackets are in the state semi-finals. "We're 5 rounds in the playoffs and its breath taking," said Dalton Dupont, senior right guard.

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer semifinal game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes. The Bux will play in the state semifinals at SMU Friday night against Celina.
Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful

Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful

Remember Colt McCoy and Texas’ undefeated 2009 team? It was on its way down the conference title game disposal chute when a referee’s quick whistle saved the Longhorns against three-loss Nebraska.
Sanchez says Romo is a ‘great dude’

Sanchez says Romo is a ‘great dude’

Count Philadelphia’s Mark Sanchez among the many who admire Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
Clowney’s teammates hoping for full recovery from surgery

Clowney’s teammates hoping for full recovery from surgery

Jadeveon Clowney’s teammates expressed hope that his micro-fracture knee surgery, which was done Monday, will allow him to become the player everyone expected when he became the top pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

Longtime ETX high school football coach Dickey Meeks retires

A longtime East Texas head football coach has retired.
Johnny Manziel's first NFL start will be on FOX 51

Johnny Manziel's first NFL start will be on FOX 51

Tyler native Johnny Manziel will be seen by East Texans this weekend. Manziel's first NFL start will be on FOX 51 Sunday at noon.

Kilgore College 2001 football team named to Hall of Fame

One of the best teams in Kilgore College history is going into the Hall of Fame. The 2001 team is going into the National Junior College Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Cowboys need to win out to guarantee postseason berth

Cowboys need to win out to guarantee postseason berth

he Cowboys had Sunday off, giving Jason Garrett a chance to watch some football. Instead of watching just to watch, though, the Dallas coach had a vested interest in the outcome of the Eagles-Seahawks game.
Lobos lead All-District team

Lobos lead All-District team

Longview ran the District 15-5A table in 2014 on the Lobos’ way to the 36th district title in school history. The district’s coaches reflected that with the release of the 15-5A all-district team.
What's next for the Big 12?

What's next for the Big 12?

Will the Big 12 expand to have a conference championship game? If so, who would they get?
QB Cam Newton has back fractures after truck accident, team says

QB Cam Newton has back fractures after truck accident, team says

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to a hospital after the truck he was traveling in crashed in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday, police said.
REPORT: Manziel to start this weekend

REPORT: Manziel to start this weekend

According to ESPN, Tyler native Johnny Manziel will start for the Cleveland Browns this weekend.