E’Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:37:52 +0000
CHICAGO — E’Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak at four.
Westbrook had 43 points on 14-of-32 shooting and added seven assists and eight rebounds. On Wednesday night in Oklahoma City, he had career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds and added 10 assists in an overtime victory over Philadelphia.
Police beat, Friday, March 6
Cool-shooting Canyon moves into 5A finals
amarillo.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:38:45 +0000
SAN ANTONIO — Not even a shocking lapse in judgement could derail the Canyon Lady Eagles in their biggest game of the year Thursday night. They simply know how to cover up those lapses.
For the second year in a row, Canyon advanced to the state championship game by holding off Bryan Rudder in the second half. The Lady Eagles pulled away by making 10 straight free throws to open the fourth quarter and win the Class 5A semifinal, 59-46, at the Alamodome and keep alive their chances for a second straight title.
High school basketball: Andress takes crack at regional championship
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:08:15 MST
For the second straight season, the Andress Eagles are on the verge of a trip to the state basketball tournament.
Canadian, Farwell take on 2A opponents
amarillo.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:57:37 +0000
All eyes will be on the Texan Dome at South Plains College in Levelland this afternoon for the boys Region I-2A semifinals as two of the top teams in the state clash when No. 7 Canadian battles No. 4 Smyer at 1 p.m.
The Wildcats (17-1), still seeking that first state tournament berth in school history, make their fifth appearance in a regional tournament and their first since 2012.
Manning back for 18th season after signing reworked deal
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:40:38 +0000
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — If the Denver Broncos’ 2015 season goes the way he hopes, Peyton Manning will earn back every penny of the $4 million pay cut he took Thursday.
No. 18 made his return for an 18th NFL season official by passing his physical a day after agreeing to a revised contract that calls for him to make $15 million this season.
The new deal he signed after getting a clean bill of health includes incentives of $2 million each for winning the AFC title and the Super Bowl.
W. Chambers Pilot Club gala on March 28
West Chambers County Pilot Club will hold its annual gala on Saturday, March 28. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Barbers Hill High School, 9696 Eagle Drive, in Mont Belvieu. This year’s theme is “Pilots
An ocean away, Pacquiao’s trainer makes some noise from afar
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:26:28 +0000
LAS VEGAS — Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao’s sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight.
Freddie Roach may be in Macau for a title fight involving China’s Zou Shiming, but he’s making plenty of noise before his return to Los Angeles on Sunday to train Pacquiao for his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. The talk is as old school as Roach, who seems to be giving early notice to the Mayweather camp that the buildup to the fight will be as intense as the bout itself.
HS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights set for today’s state semis
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:12:00 -0600
The Midland Classical Academy girls basketball team could have been forgiven if this would have been a rebuilding year.
Updated UIL girls/boys basketball pairings
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:50:00 -0600
UIL Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings
Sleep presentation Tuesday
Are you tired after a full night’s sleep? Do you wake feeling unrested or does your loved one say you snore? Dr. Ruby Parveen, certified sleep medicine specialist, will be speaking about sleep disorde
East-leading Hawks face LeBron in possible playoff preview
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:35:42 +0000
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks are blowing away everyone in the Eastern Conference.
Yet, there’s always a sense that LeBron James will be standing in the way when they get to the playoffs.
That scenario adds an extra bit of intrigue to Friday night’s matchup in Atlanta between the Hawks and James’ Cleveland Cavaliers.
Astros makes stylish AL debut by ripping Rangers
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 1 Apr 2013 04:16:14 UT
Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday night in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as manager. Ankiel hit a pinch-hit three-run shot for the season's first homer, Bud Norris pitched well for the win and Erik Bedard threw 3 1/3 scoreless innings for his first career save.
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