New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Mere mention of anything about a dynasty during the World Series made him uncomfortable. He felt equally uneasy when his name got linked to the best skippers of all-time — those Hall of Famers he well could join…

Gross a playmaker for Lions

At 5-10, Duntayviun Gross isn’t the tallest of players on the 10th-ranked John Tyler Lions — fellow receiver Rodney Bendy is a full seven inches taller. But when the ball is thrown in his direction, Gross stands as tall as anyone on the field.

Forfeit ends Lee volleyball season

Robert E. Lee volleyball will not be moving on to play a district playoff game later this week.

Casey, Wheeler making an impact as seniors for Lee defense

Robert E. Lee seniors Kolton Casey and Johnathan Wheeler did things the old-fashioned way to receive their extended playing time on the Red Raiders stop unit.

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New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Mere mention of anything about a dynasty during the World Series made him uncomfortable. He felt equally uneasy when his…

30 October 2014 [12:40 PM]
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Video shows Cowboy Randle booked into jail

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cowboys running back Joseph Randle while being booked into jail offered $100 for a massage and wondered aloud if his shoplifting arrest would make the news. KTVT-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1tkhSWi ) on Wednesday night aired the video of…

30 October 2014 [11:59 AM]
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Attorney: Oklahoma RB Mixon accepts probation

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon has accepted probation after being charged with a misdemeanor for punching a young woman at a restaurant in July. Mixon's attorney, Kevin Finlay, said Thursday that Mixon entered an Alford plea…

30 October 2014 [11:07 AM]
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Former Texas coach Mack Brown enjoying TV job

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mack Brown is enjoying the television gig that keeps him involved in football, but has not closed the door on coaching. The former Texas coach and current ESPN college football analyst seems relaxed and at ease…

30 October 2014 [10:49 AM]
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Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people injured by gunfire and a third stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse…

30 October 2014 [10:26 AM]
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LeBron's starts new journey with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — For LeBron James, the journey begins anew. Right back where it began. Nearly four months since proclaiming "I'm coming home" and shifting the NBA's balance of power, James will play Thursday night in front of family, friends…

30 October 2014 [10:03 AM]
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Gross a playmaker for Lions

At 5-10, Duntayviun Gross isn’t the tallest of players on the 10th-ranked John Tyler Lions — fellow receiver Rodney Bendy is a full seven inches taller. But when the ball is thrown in his direction, Gross stands as…

29 October 2014 [11:27 PM]
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Browns Pettine knows Manziel frustrated about not playing

BEREA, Ohio — Browns coach Mike Pettine believes rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is frustrated because he’s not playing. “I can sense it,” Pettine said Wednesday before the Browns (4-3) practiced in preparation for their home game Sunday against the Tampa…

29 October 2014 [09:54 PM]
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PARRY: Epic comeback not enough in fantasy shootout

I have a choice here. I can either look at what happened to me last week as glass half full or glass half empty.Allow me to explain. My team, Last Action Heroes, was involved in the highest-scoring game in…

29 October 2014 [08:36 PM]
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Forfeit ends Lee volleyball season

Robert E. Lee volleyball will not be moving on to play a district playoff game later this week. The Lady Raiders will now finish in fifth place in District 11-6A with a 6-8 league record. A self reported error has…

29 October 2014 [06:28 PM]
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Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the SEC. At least for now. Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff…

29 October 2014 [02:41 PM]
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Missing Broncos fan says he had 'fill of football'

Sadie Gurman DENVER (AP) — A man who disappeared during last week's Denver Broncos game told police he had "his fill of football" and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman was found…

29 October 2014 [10:08 AM]
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Jerry Jones: Tony Romo could be game-time decision

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas owner Jerry Jones says quarterback Tony Romo's status could be a game-time decision against Arizona on Sunday coming off his third back injury in 18 months. Jones said on his radio show Wednesday that Romo's…

29 October 2014 [10:04 AM]
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Casey, Wheeler making an impact as seniors for Lee defense

Robert E. Lee seniors Kolton Casey and Johnathan Wheeler did things the old-fashioned way to receive their extended playing time on the Red Raiders stop unit. They earned it. Casey played junior varsity last year. While most juniors would forego…

28 October 2014 [11:42 PM]
Apaches Notebook: Busy week for TJC athletics

It is playoff time in Apacheland. Also, it is hoop-it-up time. Tyler Junior College athletic teams will be quite busy this week. TIP-OFF TIME The Apache Ladies basketball team had one of their best seasons in many years during…

28 October 2014 [11:39 PM]
Zguns wins USPTA tourney at Hollytree

For the fourth consecutive year, Adrians Zguns of Orlando, Florida, won the men’s open singles championship at the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Hard Court Championships Sunday at Hollytree County Club. Zguns, a regular at the USPTA Surface…

28 October 2014 [11:38 PM]
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YOESTING: Madrid midfield wins out in first 'El Clasico'

In a battle of top-heavy teams, Real Madrid won El Clasico over Barcelona 3-1 thanks to the work rate of its midfield. While both teams feature terrifying forces up front — Real with Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez,…

28 October 2014 [11:32 PM]
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TAPPS Notebook: Tatman tearing it up for Grace

Since a loss on Oct. 3, Grace Community has been crushing its competition, and Friday was no exception. The Cougars routed Carrollton Prince of Peace 44-12, their third straight win by more than 30 points. In the win, senior Zach…

28 October 2014 [11:25 PM]
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Lady Raiders sweep on Senior Night

Robert E. Lee senior Genesis Borens set them up and watched as her teammates took turns slamming them down. Borens experienced a setter’s dream in Game 3 of the Lady Raiders final regular season match against Garland Lakeview…

28 October 2014 [11:22 PM]
HS VB Roundup: WH, Lindale split 16-5A title

Lindale and Whitehouse both earned sweep victories to ensure the two schools split the District 16-5A volleyball championship on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles beat John Tyler 25-23, 25-12, 25-23 in Lindale. The LadyCats topped Lufkin 25-11, 25-12, 25-7 in…

28 October 2014 [11:13 PM]
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Texas A&M may bench QB Kenny Hill

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill may be headed for the bench. Offensive coordinator Jake Spavital says Hill and freshman Kyle Allen have been taking snaps with the first team this week and a starter for…

28 October 2014 [01:38 PM]
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TCU QB Boykin wins Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week honor

Texas Christian University quarterback Trevone Boykin has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the ninth week of the 2014 college football season. Boykin threw a school-record seven touchdown passes and the 10th-ranked…

28 October 2014 [12:57 PM]
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Cowboys fall to Redskins in overtime

ARLINGTON— Tony Romo got back in the game just in time for the Dallas Cowboys’ final drive in regulation, and when that didn't work out he got another chance in overtime. While the Cowboys were happy to see Romo return…

28 October 2014 [12:40 AM]
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Tyler's Wade semifinalist for Jim Thorpe Award

OKLAHOMA CITY — Triston Wade was named one of 15 semifinalists for this year’s Jim Thorpe Award, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced on Monday morning. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top defensive back. The senior…

27 October 2014 [11:30 PM]
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Cardinals stunned by death of young Oscar Taveras

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Monday he was stunned by the death of 22-year-old outfielder Oscar Taveras in a car accident and his players were struggling with deep anguish after losing a…

27 October 2014 [12:30 PM]
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OJ Simpson appeal in hands of Nevada Supreme Court

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now up to the state's Supreme Court. Simpson lawyers argue in a final brief to the Nevada high court that a lower court judge was wrong…

27 October 2014 [11:56 AM]