Gorman QB Goodwin chosen for 'Super Combine'

Bishop Gorman rising senior quarterback Michael Goodwin was among a select few chosen to compete at the Blue-Grey All-America Super Combine on Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. After setting school records in his junior season, Goodwin impressed at the Blue-Grey Southwest Regional Combine in April to earn the chance to play at the home of the Cowboys.…

Tyler East scores big win

SMITHVILLE — Grant Satcher belted a home run and Chance King was 4 for 4 as the Tyler East All-Stars scored a 12-1 win over the Pflugerville All-Stars on Saturday. Rose Capital East (2-0) advances to the championship game which is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday. Pflugerville (0-1) takes on La Grange (0-1) at 7 p.m. Sunday in an elimination game.

PARRY: U.S. women have shot at redemption

How often does fate afford you an opportunity for a do-over? Don’t you think the 1984 Soviet hockey team wished it could’ve played the United States in the medal round? It would’ve given the best hockey team in the world a chance to exorcise once and for all the “Miracle on Ice.”

Some of the saddest own goals in soccer

Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better. Minutes earlier, the England defender had stretched out her leg to intercept a through ball in the last seconds of a Women’s World Cup semifinal against Japan.

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Pump Jacks split pair

LAFAYETTE, La. — The East Texas Pump Jacks concluded the first half of the Texas Collegiate Wooden Bat League season with a doubleheader split on Sunday against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Fabacher Field. The Pump Jacks, behind another stellar…

05 July 2015 [11:00 PM]
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TKG’s Goodwin takes part in Super Combine

Bishop Gorman rising senior quarterback Michael Goodwin was among a select few chosen to compete at the Blue-Grey All-America Super Combine on Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. After setting school records in his junior season, Goodwin impressed…

05 July 2015 [09:32 PM]
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Gorman QB Goodwin chosen for 'Super Combine'

Bishop Gorman rising senior quarterback Michael Goodwin was among a select few chosen to compete at the Blue-Grey All-America Super Combine on Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. After setting school records in his junior season, Goodwin impressed at the…

04 July 2015 [10:56 PM]
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Tyler East scores big win

SMITHVILLE — Grant Satcher belted a home run and Chance King was 4 for 4 as the Tyler East All-Stars scored a 12-1 win over the Pflugerville All-Stars on Saturday. Rose Capital East (2-0) advances to the championship game which…

04 July 2015 [10:54 PM]
Pump Jacks win second straight

PLANO — Dilon Argo had three hits and Joe Bernhard pitched seven strong innings as the East Texas Pump Jacks defeated the Texas Marshals 13-6 on Friday. The Pump Jacks won their second straight game to improve to 12-13 on…

03 July 2015 [10:44 PM]
Tyler East tops La Grange

LA GRANGE — Joseph Spitzer had three hits, while Britton Anderson and James Bryant had two RBIs apiece as the Tyler East All-Stars scored a 7-2 win over the La Grange All-Stars Friday night. Spitzer, Grant Satcher and Anderson all…

03 July 2015 [10:44 PM]
Mecham, Miller deliver PJs a 7-2 win

Frank Miller delivered seven innings of shutout baseball while holding on to a 1-0 lead. East Texas’ offense then exploded for three runs in the eighth and ninth to give the Pump Jacks a comfortable 7-2 win over the Texas…

02 July 2015 [11:08 PM]
Lewisville's Grider wins Byron Nelson Junior title

DALLAS — Minutes after he won the most prestigious junior tournament in his career, the Byron Nelson Junior Championship, Lewisville’s Ryan Grider on Thursday wasn’t about to get pinned down by a trick question. He had just labored through a…

02 July 2015 [11:05 PM]
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Some of the saddest own goals in soccer

Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better. Minutes earlier, the England defender had stretched out her leg to intercept a through…

02 July 2015 [08:24 PM]
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PARRY: U.S. women have shot at redemption

How often does fate afford you an opportunity for a do-over? Don’t you think the 1984 Soviet hockey team wished it could’ve played the United States in the medal round? It would’ve given the best hockey team in the world…

02 July 2015 [08:13 PM]
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US women react to facing Japan in final Video

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02 July 2015 [03:01 PM]
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Errors cost PJs in 8-6 loss to Cutters

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01 July 2015 [11:31 PM]
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01 July 2015 [10:20 PM]
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01 July 2015 [09:15 PM]
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LONDON (AP) — The heat at Wimbledon on Wednesday caused a ball boy to collapse, a player to feel "dizzy" and thermometers to rise to record levels for the tournament. In the bright sunshine in southwest London, temperatures reached 35.7…

01 July 2015 [03:01 PM]
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Pump Jacks' rally falls short, 3-1

On a beautiful night for baseball, the pitchers were in control at UT Tyler’s Irwin Field. Making his first start of the season, Scott Szush gave up a four hits in leading Acadiana to a playoff clinching 3-1 win over…

30 June 2015 [11:13 PM]
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Wounded Warrior Pro-Am set for October

BULLARD — Although the Texas Wounded Warrior Pro-Am in Tyler is the highlight event of the Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation, the organization is now a year-round operation. Founders Dick Goetz, a former PGA professional, and Ron Nash, a retired Navy…

30 June 2015 [11:06 PM]
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US-Germany semifinal features world's top goalkeepers Video

MONTREAL (AP) — The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo. The two women will be the last line…

30 June 2015 [02:56 PM]
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Mitch Moreland hits 2 homers as Rangers beat Orioles 8-1 Video

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Texas Rangers went 72 games without hitting four home runs before realizing their potential for power against Bud Norris and the Baltimore Orioles. Mitch Moreland homered twice, and the Rangers warmed up for Josh Hamilton's return…

30 June 2015 [08:59 AM]
Pump Jacks meet Cane Cutters

After seeing their three-game winning streak halted, the East Texas Pump Jacks will try to get back on track beginning Tuesday at UT Tyler’s Irwin Field. The Pump Jacks (10-11) play host to the Acadiana Cane Cutters (13-10) in the…

29 June 2015 [11:06 PM]
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2002 champ Hewitt loses in 1st round at his last Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — The last Wimbledon singles contest of 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt's career was a back-and-forth, 4-hour tussle in which he saved three match points before finally succumbing 11-9 in the fifth set. He might have lost. He did…

29 June 2015 [02:54 PM]