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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.
Spring Hill's White signs to play baseball at Paris Junior College

Spring Hill's White signs to play baseball at Paris Junior College

Family ties and a successful program helped make Parker White’s choice to play baseball at Paris Junior College an easy one.

Danny Elzner commentary; Why treat TCU like that?

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner comments on TCU being left out of the national championship playoff. The Horned Frogs were treated like Lucy used to treat Charlie Brown.
Heisman Trophy finalists announced

Heisman Trophy finalists announced

On Monday, ESPN revealed the finalists for college football's most coveted individual award, the Heisman Trophy. The finalists who will be invited to the ceremony in New York City are as follows:
Big 12 boss would have picked TCU over Baylor

Big 12 boss would have picked TCU over Baylor

In efforts to help the Big 12 rebound from having both of its co-champions snubbed for berths in the inaugural College Football Playoff, commissioner Bob Bowlsby took an unusual step Monday.
Texans’ matchup vs. Colts is a ‘playoff game’

Texans’ matchup vs. Colts is a ‘playoff game’

First-year coach Bill O’Brien didn’t revert to coachspeak when discussing Sunday’s crucial contest at Indianapolis.
UH fires football coach Tony Levine

UH fires football coach Tony Levine

The University of Houston has fired head coach Tony Levine after three seasons. Levine was 21-17 and led Cougars to two bowls in three-plus seasons after being hired to replace Kevin Sumlin, who left for Texas A&M in 2011.
Oregon QB wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

Oregon QB wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

University of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has been named the nation's best quarterback.