Ron Morgan writes about the Summer Olympics
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.
Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.
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.
The Arlington City Council has approved a master agreement setting forth the public-private setup to build a retractable-roof ballpark for the Texas Rangers.
Martin Perez finally got a win after another strong May start and rookie Nomar Mazara homered in his home park for the first time, leading the Rangers to a 4-1 victory over the Angels Tuesday night.
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.
Derek Holland was encouraged after one of his best outings of the season. The Rangers were even happier that they'll get their former ace, Yu Darvish, on the mound Saturday.
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.
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.
Despite the fog, the rain and an undefeated Kentucky Derby winner to contend with, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux knew the best route to the Preakness winner's circle with Exaggerator — stay inside and wait.
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.
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.
Corsicana sees its incredible and inspirational season end in 2-0 loss to Whitehouse in the Region II Class 5A Region Quarterfinals.
The Texas Rangers could be playing in a new $1 billion retractable-roof stadium by 2021 and would remain in Arlington until at least 2054 under plans revealed Friday by the team and the city.
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.
Jae Moore, who battled back from a torn ACL to win honors in volleyball, basketball and softball, finished her career at Frost in style and was an easy choice as the District 15-2A MVP.
Ezekiel Elliott has signed a four-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys that includes a $16 million signing bonus and is worth nearly $25 million overall for the Ohio State running back who was the fourth overall draft pick.
Jordan Spieth is back home, at the tournament he and his father have hopped a fence to watch and at the TPC course where as a 16-year-old he played his first PGA Tour event.
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.
Let's forget about the old cliché about how it's tough to beat a good team three times.
Forget about that. It's tough to beat anyone in the playoffs this time of year.
Facing Whitehouse, a team Corsicana beat twice in the district race, just makes it a little more difficult.
Khris Davis surprised himself with his first career grand slam, putting the finishing touches on his sensational performance at the plate and a wild ninth inning against Texas.
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.
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.
Rangers infielder Rougned Odor said he expected to be suspended for punching Toronto's Jose Batista during Sunday's game in Arlington. Odor said he doesn't regret it.
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.
"If you were willing to show the other team up and to do that, then you've got to be willing to take what goes with it," Morgan said Monday.
Jose Bautista slid hard into second base, stood up and found himself face-to-face with Texas' Rougned Odor.
Next thing the Toronto slugger knew, he was rattled by a punch to the jaw that sent his batting helmet and sunglasses flying.
Navarro’s Bulldogs waited most of the day Sunday to play Wharton in the second round of the Region XIV Tournament at rain-soaked Skeeter Park in Sugarland, and fell 5-4 in 10 innings late Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It has come down to a one game, winner take all scenario for Corsicana’s Tigers, who left Mansfield Friday night feeling disrespected and disappointed after a bitter 3-2 nine-inning loss to Legacy.
The Mildred Eagles (19-3-1) opened a best of three series in a Area round matchup against the Rogers Eagles (15-12) Friday night with a 3-2 walk-off victory, scoring three runs in the bottom of the seventh and winning on Jordan Harvell's two-run single.
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.
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,
The Dallas Stars have two of the NHL's top scorers with young All-Star players Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin.
They also have two goaltenders under contract for two more seasons, which may not be nearly as beneficial.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.