FIFA criticized for ending racism task force
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:11:25 +0000
FIFA criticized for ending task force
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA’s abolition of its anti-racism task force was denounced as a shameful betrayal on Monday as the governing body went on the defensive to reaffirm its commitment to fighting discrimination.
The Associated Press revealed Sunday that the anti-racism group was being dismantled after FIFA decided that its mission had been completed after three years.
UTEP quarterback competition open again
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:02:09 -0400
Prescott-Wentz showdown on the horizon?
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:10:43 +0000
ARLINGTON — Get ready for talk of a rookie quarterback showdown on Oct. 30 between the sudden stars of the NFC East: Philadelphia’s Carson Wentz and the Cowboys’ Dak Prescott in Dallas.
There’s just a slight problem with the scenario for that prime-time game on Prescott’s new home field: It might be Tony Romo’s first game of the season coming off a back injury.
The Cowboys sure look like they’ll be in good hands until Romo returns — whenever that is — and Chicago might be wondering how long it can survive without Jay Cutler.
Wentz, defense have Eagles off to 3-0 start
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:07:39 +0000
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz has already been compared to Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning, the defense is dominating, and the Philadelphia Eagles are 3-0.
No one saw this coming except maybe coach Doug Pederson.
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:10:00 +0000
WBU linebacker wins
PLAINVIEW — Wayland Baptist linebacker Alden Mann on Monday was named the NAIA national defensive player of the week for his performance in the Pioneers’ 31-20 victory Saturday against No. 25 Webber International.
Mann, a 5-foot-10, 200-pound senior from Wimberley, was credited with nine solo tackles and 13 assists. He also had 1 1/2 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and an interception with less than two minutes left in the game.
Houston’s Herman says coaching rumors don’t affect team
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:24:46 -0400
While Houston coach Tom Herman is annoyed about reports that he has been contacted for the LSU job, he said such chatter does not affect his sixth-ranked team
JC GOLF: Chaps finish 2nd at High Country Shootout
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:14:00 -0500
Houston Methodist hails nursing excellence honor
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Palmer’s legacy overshadows Ryder Cup
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:11:20 +0000
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup.
Arnold Palmer occupied everyone’s thoughts on Monday.
“There’s a hole in the game that can’t be filled,” Phil Mickelson said.
Passed over to play, Watson added to US team as vice captain
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:44:54 -0400
High School Volleyball Poll
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:53:40 -0400
Howard calls Atlanta homecoming ‘a blessing and an honor’
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:23:57 -0400
Dwight Howard beamed as he posed for photos, finally wearing his hometown "ATLANTA" in big letters across his broad chest
Coronado volleyball has been steady all season
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:56:42 -0400
The Coronado volleyball team has been very good yet again this season and is aiming for its 4th straight district title
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