Sam Houston knocks off TCU – MLB.com

MLB.comEppler (2-1) pitched six shutout innings in a 9-4 win in the second game of the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. The right-hander limited the Horned Frogs to…

Gibson Leads Bulls Past Mavs, 100-91 – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportTaj Gibson had 20 points and 15 rebounds off the bench and the surging Chicago Bulls scratched and clawed their way to a 100-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks…

Dallas is a finalist for GOP national convention – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star TelegramWASHINGTON — Dallas is a finalist competing with seven other cities to host the Republican presidential nomination convention in 2016 — a huge event expected to draw…

Dallas Advances In Bid To Host 2016 Republican Convention – CBS 11

CBS 11DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Big things happen in Dallas and this might be one of the biggest yet. The Republic National Party announced today Dallas is one of the eight…

Testimony starts in Super Bowl ice injury lawsuit – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsUntil the Friday before Super Bowl XLV, Taylor said, he had never seen footage of ice sliding off a domed roof and flying 100 feet away into a…

Testimony To Begin In Super Bowl Ice Lawsuit –

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Anyone who was in North Texas three years ago remembers the ice that covered the Metroplex just as the Super Bowl came to town. A winter storm…

Jerry Jones: No guarantee DeMarcus Ware will be with the Dallas Cowboys next … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) celebrates after Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware (94) recovered a fumble from Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) during the…

NFL Scouting Combine Day 3 recap: Michael Sam’s day and Khalil Mack’s … – SB Nation

SB NationINDIANAPOLIS – Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium was Michael Sam Day. The media that crowded around Sam was a larger group than the one…

Michael Sam ready to just play football in NFL – Boston Globe

Boston GlobePat Lovell/USA Today. “I just wish you guys would just see me as Michael Sam the football player, instead of Michael Sam the gay football player,” Sam said Saturday.…

Michael Sam shows a healthy edge at NFL news conference – USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDIANAPOLIS – One thing was rather apparent as Michael Sam held his first news conference as an openly gay draft prospect on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine. He…

LeBron Scores 42 In Heat’s Win – ESPN

ESPNDALLAS — LeBron James drove for an emphatic dunk during a decisive fourth-quarter run and went skipping to the bench after a Dallas timeout. The Miami star has sure had…

Blake Bortles says he will throw at NFL Combine – SI.com

SI.comBlake Bortles improved his stock after leading UCF to a win in the Fiesta Bowl. (Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images). Former Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles plans to be a full participant…

GameDay: Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star TelegramAbout the Mavs: Dallas entered the All-Star break off an improbable 81-73 win in Indiana, the sixth victory in their past seven games. … The Mavs next…

Miami Heat’s LeBron James takes pride in durability – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comDALLAS — LeBron James and the Heat haven’t had much down time over the past three seasons. They hope that continues for a fourth. Playing into June is a good…

Oil and gas company sues city of Dallas over right to drill on leases – Dallas Morning News

Oil and gas company sues city of Dallas over right to drill on leasesDallas Morning NewsTrinity East Energy sued the city of Dallas on Thursday to recoup its investment in…

Trinity East Sues Dallas for Denying Drilling Rights – Texas Tribune

Texas TribuneAn oil and gas producer is suing the city of Dallas, which denied the company drilling rights to 3,600 acres of mineral interests it leased from the city. In…

Leaderboarding: Michael Young, Rangers career leader in … – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWith the retirement of Michael Young, let’s take the opportunity to show a few of the all-time Texas Rangers offensive leaders. That is, let’s do some leaderboarding and use only…

The 10 moments that defined David Stern’s NBA legacy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNBA Commissioner David Stern took office Feb. 1, 1984, and leaves it Saturday, 30 years to the day later. But while those dates are significant, they won’t be the…

Garrett Gilbert, SMU QB, Leigh Steinberg’s Client

Garrett Gilbert, SMU QB, once the Texas Longhorns starting quarterback, and member of the 2014 NFL Draft class, is Leigh Steinberg’s first NFL client since being reinstated to represent players.…

Winter weather raises concerns on Houston area roads – abc13.com

Winter weather raises concerns on Houston area roadsabc13.comShareThis via email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. HOUSTON (KTRK) — Another winter blast has moved across southeast Texas, creating possibly…

Chanel Couture Spring 2014 – Women’s Wear Daily

Women’s Wear DailyKarl Lagerfeld pulled off an ingenious fusion of serene and sporty, one swathed in otherworldly iridescence while shod in sneakers. Chanel Couture Spring 2014. Comments . E-mail; Print;…

NFL ready for Mother Nature on Super Sunday – First Coast News

First Coast NewsIn this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, a mound of snow is shown outside of MetLife Stadium before an NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the…

The five best Brady-Manning matchups – Boston.com

Boston.comSunday’s AFC Championship matchup – yes, game-day has finally arrived — between Peyton Manning’s Broncos and the Tom Brady-helmed Patriots has all the makings of one we’ll be marking down…

Game within a game: Bill Belichick vs. Peyton Manning – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldTom Brady and Peyton Manning are clearly, and rightfully, the focal points of today’s AFC Championship Game in Denver. But there are many other subplots that will factor into…

AFC championship game: Broncos vs. Patriots preview – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAlthough this is only the third postseason meeting between New England and Denver, it’s the 15th time during the regular season or postseason that Tom Brady and Peyton…

Wire: Breaking down the AFC and NFC championship games – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comBy Sunday evening, we will have our Super Bowl matchup. It will be New England or Denver out of the AFC and San Francisco or Seattle out of the NFC.…

Pete Carroll leads Seahawks with enthusiasm, toughness – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENTON, Wash. — Willie McGinest was one of the few true believers in his young New England Patriots coach Pete Carroll when many teammates rolled their eyes, scoffing at…

Floods, landslide kill 13 in Indonesia – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMANADO, Indonesia (AP) — Disaster officials say flash floods and a landslide in northern Indonesia have killed at least 13 people and sent tens of thousands fleeing for safe…

49ers’ Kaepernick, Panthers’ Newton near top of QB class – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThey are quarterbacks bound by their distinctive, New Age blend of size and speed – built like sturdy linebackers but steaming downfield like swift wide receivers. Colin Kaepernick…

Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel enters NFL draft – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn his two years at Texas A&M, Johnny Manziel accounted for 93 total touchdowns. Now he’ll see how the Johnny Football Show will play at the next level. Manziel…

Louisville players blast Charlie Strong after he dumps them for Texas – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCharlie Strong’s former players at Louisville apparently took a glimpse at their old coach’s press conference on Monday, where he was introduced as the new coach at the University…

A Hiring at Texas Is a Signal of Progress and Fairness – New York Times

New York TimesThere were no tears in Texas, in contrast with four years ago when the impact of an overdue appointment was too much even for a man with the…

NHL-Highlights of Friday’s National Hockey League games. – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneJan 3 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Friday’s National Hockey League games: – -. Blackhawks 5, Devils 3. Right winger Patrick Sharp recorded a hat-trick as the Chicago…

Warriors entertain Miami, beat the Heat – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleMiami –. The Warriors give a lot of credit to last season’s 6-1 East Coast swing as the propelling force behind their improbable playoff run. There’s no telling…

Mack Brown era ends at Texas with blowout loss – Washington Post

Washington PostSAN ANTONIO — Mack Brown slung his arm around his wife and headed toward a section of Texas fans who stuck around to the end of another disappointment. He…