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Whitehouse's Patrick Mahomes battling for starting job at Texas Tech

Whitehouse's Patrick Mahomes battling for starting job at Texas Tech

The candidates are Davis Webb, a junior coming off shoulder surgery, and Patrick Mahomes, a sophomore who threw for 439.6 yards per game in his final three starts of the 2014 season.

Jack Stallard previews state basketball playoffs

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director danny Elzner asked Stallard about the upcoming state basketball playoffs.

Jacksonville's Josh McCown cut by Tampa Bay

An East Texan has been cut by another East Texan. Jacksoville's Josh McCown has been cut by Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith, who is from Big Sandy. McCown threw 14 touchdown passes for the Buccaneers last season.

Brook Hill Signing Day

It was Signing Day in Bullard. The Brook Hill Guard sent six athletes to college Wednesday.
Rockets GM Daryl Morey, TNT’s Charles Barkley trade barbs

Rockets GM Daryl Morey, TNT’s Charles Barkley trade barbs

Rockets GM Daryl Morey got things started with this in-game tweet slamming TNT analyst Charles Barkley.
Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian dies at 84

Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian dies at 84

According to the son of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, the vibrant on-the-court leader passed away Wednesday morning.
Some potential Cowboys not worth the risk

Some potential Cowboys not worth the risk

We have not seen Jerry “Mother Teresa” Jones at Valley Ranch in some time, and his well-documented streak of football benevolence has coincidentally been stymied since Jason Garrett took over as his head ball coach. Thank God.

Bishop Gorman Signing Day

KETK Sports Director went to Signing Day at Bishop Gorman High School in Tyler. He saw a father-son signing.

Report: Jeff Traylor leaving Gilmer for Texas

Orangebloods.com quotes multiple sources as saying Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor will accept the Texas assistant coaching job.
Mavericks lose Ellis, Chandler to early injuries

Mavericks lose Ellis, Chandler to early injuries

It was Star Wars night at the American Airlines Center. But unlike Saturday night against the Portland Trail Blazers, the force wasn’t with the Dallas Mavericks on Monday against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Monte Kiffin not returning to Cowboys coaching staff

Monte Kiffin not returning to Cowboys coaching staff

Monte Kiffin’s tenure with the Dallas Cowboys is over, sources confirmed Tuesday.
Former Gilmer, UT star signs with Jets

Former Gilmer, UT star signs with Jets

 An East Texas native has signed with the New York Jets.

Cowboys' Randle 911 calls released

911 calls released Monday paint another picture of the incident that prompted response from Wichita, Kansas police involving Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle. It began as a domestic violence with a weapon call.
Gilmer HC to continue interview process with Longhorns on Tuesday

Gilmer HC to continue interview process with Longhorns on Tuesday

An East Texas head football coach and athletic director will continue interviewing with the Texas Longhorns on Tuesday.
Texas Tech athletic director joins football playoff committee

Texas Tech athletic director joins football playoff committee

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt joined the College Football Playoff selection committee Monday, replacing Oliver Luck as the Big 12’s appointee on the 13-member committee that sets the bracket for the four-team playoff.