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NFL Draft to Move From New York

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league has narrowed list of host cities for the 2015 NFL Draft down to two, and New York and Radio City Music Hall aren’t in the mix. “We’re focusing solely on Los Angeles and Chicago now,” he said Thursday while participating on the CBS Thursday Night Football panel, via the […]

Tour de France / Armstrong Talked to Investigators

TOUR DE FRANCE No change at the top SAINT-ETIENNE, France (AP) _ Italy’s Vincenzo Nabili remains the overall leader in the Tour de France after 12 stages, 2 minutes and 23 seconds ahead of Australian Richie Porte. Norway’s Alexander Kristoff was the winner of the 12th stage, which covered 115 miles. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ […]

British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) _ Rory McIlroy is the man to chase in second-round play underway at the British Open at Royal Liverpool. And George Coetzee has gotten close, at least for the moment. The little-known South African shot a 3-under 69 in early play to pull to within a shot of the leader. After pristine […]

TEA To Revoke the Charter of Deion Sanders Prime Prep Academy

The Texas Education Agency has decided to revoke the charter of an academy co-founded by Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Deion Sanders. In a letter dated Tuesday, the TEA informed the owners of Prime Prep Academy that it would revoke its charter for not meeting standards of fiscal management and non-compliance with the state accounting standards and […]

UIL to Move Boys’ and Girls’ State Basketball Tournaments

Texas high school athletic officials have voted to move the boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments to San Antonio after 93 years in Austin. The University Interscholastic League announced the move to the Alamodome yesterday. The move was prompted by scarcity of hotel rooms in Austin in early March because of the South By Southwest […]

MLB All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Derek Jeter went 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored in his first All-Star game to help the American League beat the National League 5-3 in Minnesota. Mike Trout took MVP honors by hitting an RBI triple in the first inning before snapping a 3-3 with a run-scoring double in the […]

House Bill to Require the NCAA etc. to Reveal Money Flow

Politicians getting involved in sports is never a good idea never the less, Two House members have introduced a bill to require the NCAA, schools, conferences as well as the College Football Playoff to reveal how much money is flowing through college sports. North Carolina Democrat David Price and Wisconsin Republican Tom Petri introduced the […]

Bombers Fall to Second in TCL

The Brazos Valley Bombers fell to the Victoria Generals 3-2 lastnight and slipped to second place in the second half of the season. The Bombers were the first to draw blood in the game, but it was Victoria who won the battle, scoring three runs in their final three at bats. There is some good […]

Bombers Get Comeback Win Over PumpJacks

Rebounding late from a 2-1 deficit, the Brazos Valley Bombers (27-9) came back to win 5-2 over the East Texas PumpJacks (10-26) Sunday night. East Texas struck first in the contest as the PumpJacks pushed across an unearned run in the top of the fourth to lead 1-0. Making his first start of the season […]

Tour de France

MULHOUSE, France (AP) _ The tenth stage of the Tour de France is taking place today. Frenchmen Tony Gallopin starts the day with the yellow jersey, symbolic of being the overall leader. Today’s race covers 100 miles and features four steep climbs and is the toughest stage so far.

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