Bruce Bochy has the postseason touch with Giants
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:31:44 +0000
SAN FRANCISCO — He vowed to stick with his struggling leadoff man, and it worked. He let a rookie reliever challenge Bryce Harper and wasn’t daunted when the ball splashed into McCovey Cove. And he made the difficult decision to banish Tim Lincecum to the bullpen.
Bruce Bochy is clearly in charge of these Giants. Now, as he guides San Francisco into the World Series for the third time in five years, he could soon join some elite company.
Boxing: El Paso’s Abie Han wins key fight
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:14:43 MDT
Abie Han dominated Marcos Reyes — except for one painful moment — to win a majority decision in their 10-round middleweight duel Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:18:38 +0000
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.
He kept his head up and arrived at Talladega Superspeedway determined to shake off a bad week that earned him a $50,000 fine from NASCAR and moved him to the edge of elimination in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Only a win would keep his title hopes alive.
Former UTEP football coach Mike Price honored as a Legend of the Sun Bowl
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:05:51 MDT
It was early December 2001, and the telephone rang in the Sun Bowl office.
›› Archive photos: Former UTEP football coach Mike Price
TECH VOLLEYBALL CORRALS THE CYCLONES IN FIVE SETS
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:41:35 +0000
The Texas Tech volleyball team assured itself of its first winning season since 2001 when it ended the fifth set on a 5-0 run to defeat Iowa State on Saturday in Lubbock.
Skydiving survivor extols e-cig regimen
Marian Sparks’ love for skydiving first began in 2006 when her niece wanted to do it for her graduation.
GCM Pink Out Week
The staff and students at Goose Creek Memorial High School are thinking pink.
Romo, Murray carry Cowboys past Giants 31-21
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:35:09 +0000
ARLINGTON — DeMarco Murray moved ahead of Jim Brown in the NFL record book. Tony Romo moved the Dallas Cowboys up and down the field for their sixth straight win.
Murray broke Brown’s 56-year-old mark with his seventh straight 100-yard rushing game to start a season, Romo threw three touchdown passes and the Cowboys beat the New York Giants 31-21 Sunday.
Romo had a fourth scoring pass overturned on replay. Instead, Murray wound up with his seventh rushing touchdown of the season on a 1-yard plunge.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Big 12, Texas roundup
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:28:00 -0500
Mont Belvieu Eastern Star Fish Fry on Thursday
Mont Belvieu Chapter 1142, Order of the Eastern Star, will be sponsoring a Fish Fry fund raising event on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Old River Masonic Lodge, 3134 FM 565, Mont Belvieu. The event will
Pro golf roundup: Ben Martin wins first PGA Tour title at Shriners Open in Vegas
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:17:58 +0000
LAS VEGAS — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Martin was one shot behind Kevin Streelman when his eagle put him back in the lead. He closed with a birdie for a 3-under 68 and a two-shot victory at the TPC Summerlin. The 27-year-old from South Carolina won in his 56th career start.
Royals fans, city have evolved since last World Series in 1985
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:33:28 +0000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An unprecedented playoff run has Kansas City baseball fans declaring it’s time to party like it’s 1985, the year the Royals beat St. Louis for their only World Series title.
Given what was happening in Kansas City 29 years ago, would they really want to?
Third shooting suspect turns self in
Tavion “Tayvo” Mathis, the 17-year-old suspect wanted in connection with a shooting of an elderly Baytown man, is now in the custody of Baytown police after turning himself in Thursday.
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