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Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

If they had their way, the Dallas Mavericks probably wish they had 15 players who view money the way Dirk Nowitzki does.

Coach of Houston Cougars visits Kilgore

Tony Levine took over at the University of Houston when Kevin Sumlin left for Texas A&M three years ago. Levine came to East Texas Thursday.

Four Lumberjacks named to preseason All-Southland Conference team

Gus Johnson is an SFA senior from Gilmer. He ran for a thousand yards last season. It was the fifth-best performance ever by a Lumberjack running back.
Aikman surprised Cowboys passed on Manziel in NFL Draft

Aikman surprised Cowboys passed on Manziel in NFL Draft

Troy Aikman said Wednesday he was surprised that Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones passed on Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft.
Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Popovich, Leonard win ESPYs

Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard were both recognized Wednesday at the 22nd annual ESPY awards, taking home prizes for Best Coach/Manager and Best Championship Performance, respectively.
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