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Gasol spurns Spurs, headed to Chicago

Gasol spurns Spurs, headed to Chicago

Pau Gasol, the Spanish big man who had emerged as the Spurs’ top free-agency target this summer, appears headed to Chicago, according to multiple reports late Friday.
7-on-7 Football: Whitehouse falls short in state title game

7-on-7 Football: Whitehouse falls short in state title game

Whitehouse advanced to the Division I championship game before falling to Katy Seven Lakes, 42-25, Saturday afternoon at the Texas 7-on-7 State Football Championships.
Hooked for life: 11-year-old’s love of fishing brings tournament success

Hooked for life: 11-year-old’s love of fishing brings tournament success

East Texas is known for its fishing. Whether it’s for leisure or for competition, it isn’t hard to go to one of several lakes in the area and find someone casting their line into the water searching for a bite.
World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.
Rockets bring back Trevor Ariza

Rockets bring back Trevor Ariza

Having missed on their top targets, the Rockets went back to one of their former free agent acquisitions, reaching agreement to bring back forward Trevor Ariza, a person with knowledge of the deal said.
Vince Carter signs three-year deal with Grizzlies

Vince Carter signs three-year deal with Grizzlies

Vince Carter’s three-year stay with the Dallas Mavericks has ended.

Tyler Junior College celebrates 50 national championships

This spring Tyler Junior College brought home their 50th national title when the baseball team won it all at the NJCAA D3 World Series.
Chris Bosh chooses Heat over Rockets

Chris Bosh chooses Heat over Rockets

The Rockets could close their eyes and see Chris Bosh in a Houston uniform. Then in a stunning turn of events, Bosh was as out of sight as last week’s photoshop of Carmelo Anthony over the Toyota Center front door.
Tatum’s Rockwell to bring scoring touch to LeTourneau Yellow Jackets

Tatum’s Rockwell to bring scoring touch to LeTourneau Yellow Jackets

Robbie Rockwell played his high school basketball at a program known for winning and advancing deep in the playoffs. When he looks back on his college career, he hopes to be able to say the same thing.
Injured catcher for Texas Rangers is free on bond after marijuana arrest

Injured catcher for Texas Rangers is free on bond after marijuana arrest

Injured Texas Ranger catcher Geovany Soto is free on bond after a Wednesday night arrest for possession of marijuana under two ounces, police said.
Rockets trade Jeremy Lin to Lakers

Rockets trade Jeremy Lin to Lakers

With their sights on Chris Bosh and the cap room it will take to land the free agent All Star, the Rockets traded Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers.
East Texas teams eliminated at 7-on-7 State Tournament

East Texas teams eliminated at 7-on-7 State Tournament

Chapel Hill, Gilmer and Crockett lost in the second round of the championship bracket of the 7-on-7 State Tournament Friday in college Station. Waskom and Canton lost in the first round.
Rangers hit new low in throttling by Angels

Rangers hit new low in throttling by Angels

Each time the Texas Rangers seem to hit bottom, they find their way to a new low. That was the case Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels.
Rockets working on finding a trade partner for Jeremy Lin

Rockets working on finding a trade partner for Jeremy Lin

If the Rockets are to land Chris Bosh, they will have to trade guard Jeremy Lin to free up salary cap space. Lin is due about $15 million this season although he only counts a little over $8 million on the cap.
Announcement due on state high school hoops tournaments

Announcement due on state high school hoops tournaments

An announcement is expected, possibly within a few weeks, on a deal that would bring the state girls and boys high school basketball tournaments to the Alamodome in 2015.