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Patrick Mahomes National Player of Year

Whitehouse graduate Patrick Mahomes has been named the National Male High School Athlete of the Year by MaxPreps.
Cowboys are still waiting on Orton as fines begin to mount

Cowboys are still waiting on Orton as fines begin to mount

Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton has officially gone AWOL. Orton, who missed the entire off-season program and organized team activities, was a no-show for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp on Tuesday.
Texans name Ryan Fitzpatrick starting QB

Texans name Ryan Fitzpatrick starting QB

Ryan Fitzpatrick came to Houston wanting one more shot. Bill O’Brien needed an intelligent, veteran quarterback to guide a new, complex offense.
Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

 Looks like ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has run into problems.

John Outlaw documentary making progress, paying homage to a legend

In 2008, filmmaker Matt Skinner found himself in East Texas working on a project. During that time he ran into someone most in the area would recognize.
Kyle Orton a no-show for physical Monday

Kyle Orton a no-show for physical Monday

The Cowboys don’t expect Kyle Orton to attend their three-day mandatory minicamp after the backup quarterback was a no-show for Monday’s physical, according to a source.
Nacogdoches' Clint Dempsey scores record goal at World Cup

Nacogdoches' Clint Dempsey scores record goal at World Cup

An East Texan is making news on the world stage. Clint Dempsey, who is from Nacogdoches, scored against Ghana at the World Cup Monday.
Former Cowboys player ordered to enter rehab

Former Cowboys player ordered to enter rehab

Former Dallas Cowboys tackle Josh Brent will spend at least 45 days in rehab for substance abuse after his release Sunday from jail in the drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate.
Generals sweep Pump Jacks in doubleheader

Generals sweep Pump Jacks in doubleheader

Keith Funk highlighted a five-run third inning with a two-run home run, and the Victoria Generals completed a Texas Collegiate League sweep of the East Texas Pump Jacks with a 5-1 win in the nightcap of a twinbill at Driller Park on Sunday.
Andre Johnson won’t attend minicamp; no movement with Texans

Andre Johnson won’t attend minicamp; no movement with Texans

Veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson won’t attend the Texans’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday through Thursday, his adviser and uncle Andre Melton said Monday.
TCU rallies to beat Texas Tech 3-2 in CWS opener

TCU rallies to beat Texas Tech 3-2 in CWS opener

TCU’s postseason magic continued Sunday at the College World Series. The Horned Frogs scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat Texas Tech 3-2 in the CWS opener at TD Ameritrade Park.
Rodney Thomas dies at 41

Rodney Thomas dies at 41

Former Oilers, Titans and Falcons running back Rodney Thomas has died at the age of 41.
Josh Brent released from jail

Josh Brent released from jail

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent was released from jail on Sunday. A jury found former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter and sentenced him to 180 days in jail with 10 years probation back in January.
Vince Young says he is retiring from the NFL

Vince Young says he is retiring from the NFL

Vince Young’s attempt to resurrect his once-promising pro football career has apparently come to an end. In an interview with Austin’s KXAN, Young said he considers himself retired from the NFL.