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Yu Darvish to start Sunday at Tampa Bay

Yu Darvish to start Sunday at Tampa Bay

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays, manager Ron Washington said.

Kilgore running back commits to UH

The University of Houston has picked up its second football commitment for the class of 2015 from Kevrin Justice, a running back from Kilgore.
Crew chief pushes Dale Earnhardt Jr. to top of standings

Crew chief pushes Dale Earnhardt Jr. to top of standings

Two weeks after losing the points lead, Dale Earnhardt Jr. reclaimed it. Earnhardt has a win and is at the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings as the series comes to Fort Worth this week for the Duck Commander 500.
Clowney impressive in his pro day; Will Texans draft him?

Clowney impressive in his pro day; Will Texans draft him?

The Texans have a franchise-changing choice to make and Jadeveon Clowney didn’t make their decision any easier Wednesday.
Carlisle’s Brightwell pitches perfect game in 10-0 win over Big Sandy, plus coverage of 6 other games

Carlisle’s Brightwell pitches perfect game in 10-0 win over Big Sandy, plus coverage of 6 other games

Zach Brightwell threw a perfect game at Big Sandy, striking out 13, as the Carlisle Indians rolled to a 10-0 District 20-A win.
Rangers rally for first win of season

Rangers rally for first win of season

The Rangers trailed 2-to-nothing. Texas won 3-to-2. Adrian Beltre got the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth. Beltre singled to right-center with one out in the ninth inning.
Astros beat Yankees in season opener

Astros beat Yankees in season opener

The lowest payroll in baseball beat the second-highest. The Astros beat the Yankees Tuesday night at Minute Main Park, 6-to-2. Scott Feldman outpitched C. C. Sabathia.
Russell Wilson to throw out first pitch Wednesday

Russell Wilson to throw out first pitch Wednesday

Russell Wilson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Rangers-Phillies game on Wednesday. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback joined the organization as a Rule 5 draft pick in December.
Longview’s Hasty makes Baylor his choice

Longview’s Hasty makes Baylor his choice

JaMycal Hasty still has a year ahead of him wearing Lobo green and gold. Turns out, he’s got a few more years left of wearing those colors.
For Scheppers, Opening Day one to forget

For Scheppers, Opening Day one to forget

Tanner Scheppers called his first major league start Monday “a dream come true.” “It was something I’ll never forget,” the Texas Rangers’ right-hander said.

Phil Kuchinsky is live from Arlington

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky went to Rangers Opening Day. He saw Tanner Scheppers take the loss.
Rangers lose Opening Day slugfest

Rangers lose Opening Day slugfest

The Rangers and Phillies combined to score 24 runs on Opening Day. Philadelphia had more. The Phillies beat the Rangers Monday at Globe Life Park, 14-10.
Rangers confident but limping into opener with Phillies

Rangers confident but limping into opener with Phillies

The most crowded part of the Texas Rangers’ spring clubhouse the past six weeks was the training room, and that’s never a good thing.

Jonah Gonzales is the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Jonah Gonzales is the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. He's a senior shortstop for the Brook Hill Guard. He's won three straight state championships.
Rangers embrace baseball math: 84 is the new 10

Rangers embrace baseball math: 84 is the new 10

Change is inevitable in pro sports. Players grow old. Batting averages turn sour. Yesterday’s local hero is tomorrow’s free agent, signing a contract with the other side.