PARRY: UNLV failed where Kentucky will try to succeed this weekend

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Apaches top Cougars

Cody Brown struck out nine and Zane Ancell had four hits as the No. 1-ranked Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 12-3 win over the Coastal Bend College Cougars Sunday at Mike Carter Field.

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Navarro sweeps Apache Ladies softball

BULLARD — Coming into Wednesday’s Region XIV softball matchup, the defending conference champion Navarro College Bulldogs held a one-game lead over 16th-ranked Tyler Junior College. Navarro came through with a 5-3 win in Game 1 after TJC starter Halie Vance…

01 April 2015 [07:53 PM]
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Cowboys bring back linebacker McClain on 1-year contract

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys are bringing back linebacker Rolando McClain after the former top 10 pick revived his career with a solid season in Dallas. The team said on its website Wednesday that McClain had re-signed. The one-year…

01 April 2015 [02:39 PM]
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4th man guilty in 2007 slaying of Redskins' Sean Taylor

MIAMI (AP) — A fourth man has been convicted in the 2007 shooting death of Washington Redskins star safety Sean Taylor during a botched burglary. A judge immediately sentenced 25-year-old Charles Wardlow to 30 years in prison after he pleaded…

01 April 2015 [02:36 PM]
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Indianapolis ups Final Four police presence amid law outcry

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis will increase police presence downtown during this weekend's Final Four amid protests over a new state law that critics say could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Department of Public Safety spokesman Al Larsen said Wednesday…

01 April 2015 [02:33 PM]
TJC women, UTT men win LeTourneau golf tourney

LONGVIEW — Tyler Junior College and UT Tyler went 1-2 and 2-1 at the LeTourneau Spring Classic on Tuesday at Pinecrest Country Club. The Apache Ladies won the women’s tournament with a two-round score of 644, 13 strokes ahead of…

31 March 2015 [11:49 PM]
Freshman spark Brook Hill to 14-0 rout

BULLARD — The freshmen continued to step up for the Bullard Brook Hill baseball team as Josh Jenkins pitched a complete game and ten Guard hits led to a 14-0 win over Dallas Shelton on Tuesday night at Herrington Field.…

31 March 2015 [11:47 PM]
HS Baseball/Softball Rdp: Lee wins 13-0

GARLAND — Robert E. Lee can’t afford to lose as the Red Raiders are part of a four-way tie for first place in District 11-6A. All four teams — Rockwall, Rowlett, Sachse and Lee —began the day at 3-1. Lee…

31 March 2015 [11:46 PM]
No. 4 UT Tyler softball sweeps DH at No. 4 ETBU

MARSHALL—UT Tyler bounced back from its first loss of the season by dealing previously unbeaten East Texas Baptist two setbacks. The No. 4 Patriots (22-1) swept a doubleheader at ETBU, taking down the Tigers by scores of 5-1 and 3-1…

31 March 2015 [11:40 PM]
Numerous area soccer teams remain in playoffs

Through one round of the UIL soccer playoffs, several East Texas teams got over their first hurdle and now are facing area matchups. First off is the Robert E. Lee boys’ soccer team, which took care of Killeen Ellison 4-0…

31 March 2015 [11:39 PM]
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U.S. shows progress despite blowing another lead

We’ll call it progress. Since the World Cup, the United States has been outscored 12-1 in the second half of their nine matches, including eight after the 79th minute. After twice blowing a lead in Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to Denmark,…

31 March 2015 [10:12 PM]
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Patriots owner: Aaron Hernandez told me he was innocent

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing. Kraft was called…

31 March 2015 [03:21 PM]
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Thunder star Kevin Durant has bone graft surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder star Kevin Durant had bone graft surgery Tuesday for a fracture in his right foot, and the team expects he'll return to basketball activities in four to six months. The Thunder said in a statement…

31 March 2015 [03:18 PM]
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Tennessee hires former Texas coach Rick Barnes

Steve Megargee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. Tennessee announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an "elite basketball coach in every respect." The agreement is for six years at $2.25…

31 March 2015 [11:27 AM]
Van tops Rains

VAN — RustieAnne Spinks tossed a two-hitter while striking out 11 as the Van Lady Vandals defeated the Rains Lady Cats 13-3 on Monday in a District 14-3A softball game. Van (17-2, 3-0) was led by Kylee Moore’s home run,…

31 March 2015 [12:09 AM]
ETBU hands Patriots first loss

MARSHALL — In a battle of top five teams, No. 3 East Texas Baptist rallied for a 5-2 win over No. 4 UT Tyler on Monday in an American Southwest Conference softball game. It was the first loss of the…

30 March 2015 [11:55 PM]
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What have you done for me lately?

Just as his buddy Mack Brown before him, Rick Barnes appears to be a victim of his own success — or at least expectations. The University of Texas released a statement on Sunday saying the school and the Longhorns basketball…

30 March 2015 [10:41 PM]
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All-Stars ready for game

The stars will be out on the Tyler Junior College campus on April 11 and has nothing to do with the school’s planetarium. Some of East Texas’ best basketball players will take part in the 12th annual Azalea Orthopedics All-Star…

30 March 2015 [08:55 PM]
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Ex-NASCAR driver gets jail after 3-state high-speed chase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former NASCAR driver who authorities say led police on a 150-mph chase through three states has been sentenced to 90 days in a Utah jail. Court records show Timothy Tyler Andrew Walker was sentenced…

30 March 2015 [02:06 PM]
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Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at…

30 March 2015 [12:29 PM]
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Texas freshman Myles Turner says he'll leave for NBA draft

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas freshman Myles Turner says he's leaving the Longhorns after one season to enter the NBA draft. Turner announced the move Monday in a video posted on YouTube. The 6-foot-11 forward has long been projected as…

30 March 2015 [11:50 AM]
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NFL suspends Browns GM Farmer 4 games for texting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games next season for sending text messages to the sideline during games. Farmer, who has acknowledged sending the messages, will not be…

30 March 2015 [11:46 AM]
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Sellers captures win

Rhett Sellers of Longview fired a 1-over 73 on Sunday to rally and capture first place in the Boys 11-12 Division of the ninth annual Azalea Trail Junior Golf Classic at Hollytree Country Club. Sellers had a two-round…

29 March 2015 [11:06 PM]
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Apaches top Cougars

Cody Brown struck out nine and Zane Ancell had four hits as the No. 1-ranked Tyler Junior College Apaches scored a 12-3 win over the Coastal Bend College Cougars Sunday at Mike Carter Field. The Apaches (20-4, 3-0 Region XIV)…

29 March 2015 [11:04 PM]
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UT Tyler's Adams throws no-hitter in win over Hardin-Simmons

Cason Adams threw the second no-hitter in UT Tyler baseball history Saturday at Irwin Field. Adams, a sophomore from Rockwall, held Hardin-Simmons in check as the Patriots scored a 4-0 seven-inning victory. Adams was almost perfect in the…

28 March 2015 [11:57 PM]
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Junior golfers from state states tackle Hollytree for Azalea

It may have been a bit windy, but junior golfers couldn’t have asked for much better conditions on Saturday at Hollytree Country Club. Golfers from five states (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Indiana, Florida and New York) tackled the beautiful course on…

28 March 2015 [11:54 PM]
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UT Tyler stays undefeated, sweeps LeTourneau

The No. 4-ranked UT Tyler softball team improved to 20-0 on the season on Saturday, sweeping an American Southwest Conference doubleheader against LeTourneau in Longview. The Patriots, 12-0 in league play, scored 9-1 and 4-0 wins. The Yellowjackets fell to…

28 March 2015 [11:48 PM]
Tyler softball takes two from Kilgore

BULLARD — The 16th-ranked Tyler Junior College softball team took two more conference wins in completely different fashion against Kilgore College in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader at Brook Hill’s Schwab Field. Halie Vance was in the circle for both victories…

28 March 2015 [11:47 PM]