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Bulldogs pull out big junior varsity win
TheFacts.com / Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0500

Gunman steals car from I-10 dealership
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Baytown police are looking for an armed robber responsible for stealing a vehicle from a local dealership after pointing two handguns at the employee.

Rangers get 4-3 win over Astros
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:44:32 +0000

ARLINGTON — Guilder Rodriguez had his first two major league hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single, as the Texas Rangers opened their final homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

Rougned Odor had a three-run triple for Texas, which won for the ninth time in its last 10 games. The Rangers got win No. 63 overall, ensuring that they will avoid their first 100-loss season since 1973.

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Big 12 almost fully into Phase 2: conference play
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:22:48 +0000

Kliff Kingsbury makes sure his Texas Tech players know that their entire season is still ahead of them.

Texas coach Charlie Strong talks to his Longhorns about “Phase 2,” which is Big 12 play.

The preliminaries are almost done in the Big 12, with the Red Raiders and Longhorns among seven teams that have already completed their non-conference schedules only three Saturdays into September. There will be only one more regular-season game after this week that will not count in the league’s standings.

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Concern over McIlroy, McDowell more about results
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:26:37 +0000

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup.

Attribute that to an ordinary record, not an acrimonious lawsuit.

The Northern Irish duo has made it clear in recent weeks that McIlroy’s lawsuit against Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management — which involves allegations against McDowell — has not affected their friendship and would not be a problem at Gleneagles this week.

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Police Beat-Sept. 23
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500

Team of the week: Tascosa Rebels
amarillo.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:10:29 +0000

Significance: Tascosa has struggled the past few years to sign their name to a signature win. By ending Canyon’s 14-game regular season winning streak with a wild 55-49 double overtime win, Tascosa did just that Thursday night. Now a Class 6A team (Tascosa) with an enrollment of more than 800 students should defeat a Class 5A team (Canyon). But Canyon, under coach Blake Bryant, is not your typical 5A team, having won 15 of its last 16 games. Its lone defeat was to powerful Aledo in the playoffs last season.

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Ravens owner, coach to address Rice investigation
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:24:23 +0000

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens have scheduled news conferences for Monday afternoon during which owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh are expected to address questions about their investigation of the Ray Rice domestic violence case and their interaction with the NFL.

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Texans intent on fixing mistakes after first loss
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:23:38 +0000

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans limited their mistakes in getting off to a 2-0 start.

That changed in a 30-17 loss to the Giants that has the Texans focused on cleaning things up before hosting Buffalo on Sunday.

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who had not thrown an interception in the first two games, was picked off three times over the weekend while running the offense without injured running back Arian Foster.

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NFL vetting process: There are no sure things
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:20:43 +0000

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.

It’s an expensive, painstaking and time-consuming process that includes personality tests, conversations with high school friends, the college equipment manager and many more — and, of course, a thorough review of police records.

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Texas QB Ash talks about concussions, walking away
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:05:51 +0000


AUSTIN — David Ash had hoped he would be able to play football again. The Texas quarterback knew better than to believe it would happen.

Ash spoke Monday for the first time since coach Charlie Strong announced last week that the junior's career was over.

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Amarillo Globe-News players of the week
amarillo.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:52:16 +0000

Class 6A-5A

Name: Brett Taff

School, year: Randall, senior

Position: Quarterback

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Bears hold on to beat Jets 27-19
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:56:21 +0000

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears took advantage of some early mistakes by the New York Jets before holding on for a 27-19 victory Monday night.

Ryan Mundy returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown on the Jets’ second play from scrimmage. After the Bears (2-1) recovered a fumbled punt a few minutes later, Bennett scored from 7 yards to take a 14-0 lead 5:06 into the game.

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