• By Mike Phillips Daily sun

Mildred's Justin Jenkins is 18-3A MVP; Dalton Dickerson wins Defensive Player of the Year award and Brett Zamzow is Coach of the Year as the Eagles dominate the postseason district honors.

  • By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer

Rangers rookie Nomar Mazara hit the longest home run in the major leagues this season, Rougned Odor drove in three runs in likely his last game before a suspension and Texas beat the Los Angeles Angels 15-9 Wednesday.

  • By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer

Tom Brady's lawyers asked a federal appeals court for a new hearing before an expanded panel of judges, telling them on Monday that it is not just a silly dispute over underinflated footballs — it's the basic right to a fair process that is shared by all union workers.

  • By The Associated Press

Albert Pujols isn't reflecting yet. He and the Angels have too much work to do.

Pujols hit a two-run home run, the 569th of his career, and Nick Tropeano threw 6 2/3 strong innings to help Los Angeles beat the Texas Rangers 2-0.

  • By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer

Brooks Koepka knew all those spectators lined several deep along the fairways and around the greens were there to cheer for one his playing partners.

Many of them were lugging around some of the 8,000 Jordan Spieth bobbleheads given away Saturday at the Byron Nelson or using hand-held fans with his picture. They also got to watch the third-round leader play.

  • By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer

Cesar Ramos held the Houston Astros in check for six innings by expertly mixing his pitches, and the Texas Rangers' flame-throwing bullpen finished things off Saturday night.

  • By Ron Morgan Weekend Sports Columnist

Over the past few years, we have found out that climate change is responsible for ISIS and global jihad. The anger of the radical Islamists apparently is due to massive unemployment in the Middle East.

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  • By Mike Phillips Daily Sun

Sure, Aug. 26 may seem like it's a long way off, but it will be here before you know it, and that's one reason Corsicana's Tigers are popping shoulder pads and heads during spring practice.

Those popping shoulder pads are from a team that Coach Steve Hoffman believes will be his most physical to date, and the heads that are popping are those who have seen how far this team has come in a few weeks this spring.

  • By RICK EYMER Associated Press

Martin Perez seems to have one bad inning in his starts, and, despite his 3.48 ERA, he has just one win in five decisions.

Perez gave up three runs on three hits in the first inning and then came back to give up one run on five hits over his final six. It was too late as the Oakland Athletics tacked on late runs to beat the Rangers 8-1 on Wednesday and sweep the series.

  • By The Associated Press

Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista on the jaw.

Major League Baseball disciplined 14 people for their roles during Sunday's brawl at Arlington, Texas.

  • By Rick Eymer Associated Press

Sean Manaea cut off the fluffy curls he brought to spring training and responded with his first major-league victory. He just needed a change.

Marcus Semien homered in support of Manaea, who allowed four hits over 6 2/3 innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Monday night.

  • By Mike Montfort Special to the Daily Sun

Lefthander Ryan Williams pitched a six-hit complete game and struck out 11 as the Alvin Dolphins won a 7-4 elimination-bracket game over Navarro that ended East Zone champion Bulldogs’ participation at the rain-delayed Region XIV Baseball Tournament.

  • By Mike Monfort Special to the Daily Sun

The Navarro Bulldogs square off against the Wharton Pioneers at 1 pm Sunday in second-round Championship Bracket action at the rain-delayed Region XIV Baseball Tournament.

Navarro (39-14) will bid for its seventh consecutive win as it seeks its 40th victory of the season.  Should coach Matt Podjenski’s Bulldogs succeed, the 2016 Bulldogs would become the sixth team in NC baseball history to achieve 40 or more wins in a single season.

  • By The Associated Press

Eight days into his second stint with the Texas Rangers, Drew Stubbs is finding new ways to help his ballclub win.

Stubbs homered with two outs in the 10th inning, helping the Rangers beat Toronto 6-5 on Saturday night after the Blue Jays rallied with consecutive homers in the ninth to force extra innings.

  • From Staff Reports

  Kerens had a fantastic day at the Class 2A state track & field meet in Austin on Saturday as the LadyCat track team finished 13th in the state with strong and impressive performances from the six girls who qualified for the meet, and Bryer Duke finished second in the state in the boys shot put.

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  • By Mike Phillips Daily Sun

After feeling disrespected and disappointed on Friday night after losing a bitter 3-2 game in nine innings on the road, the Corsicana Tigers not only demanded the respect they wanted on the diamond, but they won the Region II Class 5A Area round playoff series against Mansfield Legacy with a 5-3 victory in Game 3 at Price Field, where the Tigers celebrated and Legacy watched its season end.

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  • By Mike Phillips Daily Sun

A little long ball, a lot of small ball and some crafty and gutsy pitching from Trevor Nolen and Corbin Hall — that’s what Mansfield Legacy’s baseball team got a full dose of Thursday night at Price Field.

The Broncos also got a big-time loss to Corsicana’s Tigers, who took the opening game of the Class 5A Area round best of three series with a 3-2 win to set the tone.

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  • By Mike Phillips Daily Sun

The chair fits. The room fits. The kids fit.

But most of all for William Braswell, the job fits.

He started his new job as Dawson's head football coach and athletic director this week, and according to Braswell:

 “It feels good. It feels like a good fit,'' he said as he sat in his new office at Dawson,

  • By The Associated Press

The White Sox have acquired Anthony Ranaudo from Texas, two days after the right-hander walked five Chicago hitters in one inning with the Rangers.

Texas obtained minor league pitching prospect Matt Ball in the deal announced Thursday. The right-hander will report to Class A Hickory.

  • By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer

St. Louis did more than survive a Game 7 this time. The Blues dominated to advance to their first Western Conference finals since 2001.

Linemates Robby Fabbri, Paul Stastny and Troy Brouwer each scored a goal and assisted on each other's tallies, as the Blues beat the Dallas Stars 6-1 on Wednesday night.

  • By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer

Adrian Beltre and the Texas Rangers sure know how to make a comeback, or three.

Beltre had the tiebreaking RBI single soon after his long errorless streak ended and his team fell behind, and the Rangers overcame three deficits for the second consecutive game in less than 24 hours against the American League's top team, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Wednesday.

  • By Mike Montfort Special to the Daily Sun

A total of 12 members of the Navarro Bulldogs baseball team were named in some capacity to the Region XIV All-Conference East squad.

Sophomore catcher/first baseman Luis Trevino (8-52, .398) was named as the conference Player of the Year.

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  • By Mike Phillips Daily Sun

They were close.

Now they’re closer.

They may be the difference between the Corsicana Tigers who open a best of three Area round series against Mansfield Legacy on Thursday and the Tigers who opened the playoffs last week.

  • By The Associated Press

Trailing by five runs in the eighth inning and scheduled for another game to begin barely 13 hours later, the Texas Rangers could've just decided it wasn't their night.

Instead, Ryan Rua hit a three-run homer to cap a seven-run rally, and Texas beat the Chicago White Sox 13-11 on Tuesday.

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