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2014 Astros season preview

2014 Astros season preview

The overview: This season is supposed to bring daybreak for the Astros, a sign that even if they’re bad, they’re no longer the punch line. Position-by-position breakdown: A deeper look at the 2014 Astros roster.
Bradshaw keys 5-1 Longview victory over Tyler Lee

Bradshaw keys 5-1 Longview victory over Tyler Lee

Will Bradshaw battled on the mound and added two run-scoring hits at the plate as Longview picked up a crucial win over Tyler Lee on Saturday.
The baseball gods are angry, but pray for the Rangers

The baseball gods are angry, but pray for the Rangers

Maybe it was Nolan’s Revenge, as colleague Mac Engel was predicting even before Christmas. Maybe it was Kinsler’s Karma. What did Ian know and when did he know it with that “0-and-162” wish?
Rangers close out spring training with loss to Astros

Rangers close out spring training with loss to Astros

The Astros beat the Rangers in the Alamodome Saturday, 13-6. Jesus Guzman hit a two-run homer for Houston in the top of the first. On the next pitch, George Springer his a solo home run.
Dwight Howard out vs. Clippers; listed as day-to-day

Dwight Howard out vs. Clippers; listed as day-to-day

A day after learning their starting point guard will be out, the Rockets starting center said he will be out against the Clippers tonight, too.
Astros, Rockets and Comcast sign mediation agreement

Astros, Rockets and Comcast sign mediation agreement

The Astros, Comcast and Rockets have agreed to allow U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes to mediate a potential resolution in the Comcast SportsNet Houston bankruptcy case.
SFA junior is finalist for national award

SFA junior is finalist for national award

Junior forward Jacob Parker was named to the 2013-14 Lou Henson All-America team and one of 30 finalists for the 2014 Lou Henson award, announced by the award committee.
Manziel to visit Houston for business, not pleasure

Manziel to visit Houston for business, not pleasure

Johnny Manziel will indeed make the short trek down highways 6 and 290 to visit the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium, Texans general manager Rick Smith told HoustonTexans.com.
Baylor’s season ends with blowout loss to Wisconsin

Baylor’s season ends with blowout loss to Wisconsin

They were outplayed inside. They were missing the few outside looks they got. And, quite simply, they were playing a better all-around team.
Pine Tree grad to race in World of Outlaws event tonight at LoneStar Speedway

Pine Tree grad to race in World of Outlaws event tonight at LoneStar Speedway

Morgan Bagley is living his dream – racing cars against some of the best in the business. Tonight, Bagley will get to do it on a familiar track – LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore.
Cowboys take a look at Manziel

Cowboys take a look at Manziel

Quarterback Johnny Manziel dazzled scouts on Thursday during a pro day workout on the campus of Texas A&M.
SFA coach up for another national award

SFA coach up for another national award

Stephen F. Austin head men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood was named one of 15 finalists for the 2014 Hugh Durham award announced by the award committee on Wednesday evening.
Pro football or not, Kilgore product Vince Cano has a plan for the future

Pro football or not, Kilgore product Vince Cano has a plan for the future

Vince Cano’s future is one full of possibilities. A 2009 Kilgore High School standout, Cano capped a four-year career at Louisiana Tech with a diploma this past fall, giving him one possibility.
Manziel showcases arm in pro day workout

Manziel showcases arm in pro day workout

Johnny Manziel dazzled scouts on Thursday during a pro day workout on the campus of Texas A&M. Manziel only went through passing drills and displayed a quick, accurate release. He threw 60 passes with only two incompletions.

UT Tyler golfer to be featured in Sports Illustrated

UT Tyler women's golfer Laura Lindsey will be featured in the Faces In the Crowd section of the March 31st issue of Sports Illustrated, Ali Fenwick, SI reporter announced on Monday.