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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.

Can Chris Davis have another big season? Jack Stallard says yes

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Longview's Chris Davis had a breakthrough season last year. He was the top vote getter at the All-Star Game.
Labor Board rules Northwestern University football players are employees, can unionize

Labor Board rules Northwestern University football players are employees, can unionize

The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago has ruled that football players at Northwestern University are employees and can unionize, the school announced Wednesday.
Rebuilding not in Cowboys’ plans

Rebuilding not in Cowboys’ plans

Owner Jerry Jones admits the Dallas Cowboys loaded up the past few years to make a run at the Super Bowl.
Astros drop in value

Astros drop in value

The Astros were one of three teams that fell in value, according to Forbes.com in its annual team valuations.
Tanner Scheppers named Opening Day starter; Robbie Ross, Nick Martinez also in rotation

Tanner Scheppers named Opening Day starter; Robbie Ross, Nick Martinez also in rotation

Tanner Scheppers knew he was going to be in the rotation last week. He found out Tuesday that he’ll be the Texas Rangers Opening Day starter.