One of the team’s youngest members got League City Post 554’s runs parade started with a bang, and West Texas Pecos Post 460 came unraveled late as League City picked up a 14-2 win Friday in the American Legion state baseball tournament.
The Sandy Shoes Fun Run returns to Stewart Beach in Galveston on Aug. 6. The race benefits the Dennis B. Koi Cancer Treatment Fund, a charity which helps cancer patients who have financial needs.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
Unfortunately, unless the scammer can be identified and criminal charges filed or a civil case initiated there is little recourse to having your money returned.
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — Jeremy Langford had a pretty good tutor to follow last year in Matt Forte. Now he has a big opportunity for the Chicago Bears.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis says there's no timetable for when he will fully practice as he continues to recover from offseason wrist surgery.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester recovered from a rut of bad starts, pitching six shutout innings that led the Chicago Cubs over the Seattle Mariners 12-1 Friday for their third straight win.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Ronald Bueno hit a solo home run in the first inning, leading the Daytona Tortugas to a 4-2 win over the Bradenton Marauders in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger will spend the next six weeks getting a feel for potentially the most explosive offense in the NFL. Still, the Pittsburgh quarterback's mind couldn't help but wander a bit as he took the field Friday for his 13th training camp.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Erin Phillips scored 20 points and Liz Cambage added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help Australia beat France 76-67 on Friday night.
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the second round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston is embracing his role as the face of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets outfielder Juan Lagares is expected to miss six weeks because of a sprained left thumb that needs surgery.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his Oakland Raiders team that might finally have the ingredients to end a 13-year playoff drought.
TORONTO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed former Reds right-hander Logan Ondrusek, who has returned from playing in Japan and gives the AL East leaders another option in their bullpen.
MONTREAL (AP) — Angelique Kerber put any concerns about her left elbow to rest Friday in the Rogers Cup.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Leaving Monmouth Park hours after Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's triumphant return to the races in last year's Haskell Invitational, track president Bob Kulina already was thinking ahead.
TORONTO (AP) — Japan's Kei Nishikori beat Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the Rogers Cup semifinals.
CHICAGO (AP) — When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took it home, put it on and took a picture. Then he deleted it.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Carson Palmer will turn 37 before the coming football season is over and he sure doesn't look or act like someone closing in on the end of his career.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Australian Olympic team members were forced to evacuate their lodgings on Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a small fire in a basement parking area caused smoke to fill the stairwells.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — So much for bringing rookie cornerback Jalen Ramsey along slowly following knee surgery.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez expects to get some playing time at first base during the final two months of the regular season.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain has been reinstated from the disabled list after missing a month with a left hamstring strain.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. turned a lap of 179.244 mph and won the pole Friday at Pocono Raceway.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Erick Salcedo hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, leading the Frederick Keys to a 2-0 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Thursday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Elliott Fry hasn't given up on a successful final season, even if most of what he's heard and read since last year has told him he should.
NEW MINAS, Nova Scotia (AP) — South Korea's Hye-jin Choi won the Canadian Women's Amateur on Friday, closing with a 4-under 66 for a four-stroke victory.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have optioned struggling reliever Shawn Tolleson to Triple-A Round Rock to make room on their 25-man roster for newly acquired Lucas Harrell.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth warmed up on the range, rode the side streets in a van to get to the 10th tee and was ready to go Friday in the PGA Championship when he had to stand around for nearly an hour because of a rain delay.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Rolando McClain remains on the Dallas roster. The Cowboys are saying little else about the enigmatic linebacker who hasn't reported to training camp in California.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — His time on the ice done, John Chayka would turn to the tape, spending up to 25 hours to break down the game just played.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning's legacy lives on at Denver Broncos headquarters, the latest example coming Friday when second-year wide receiver Jordan Taylor made a ridiculous Odell Beckham Jr.-esque one-handed catch .
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Mo' Green took the lead at the top of the stretch and scored a 5 3/4-length victory over Always On My Mind in the $40,000 allowance optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Friday.
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez and Elliott Sadler are guaranteed spots in the NASCAR Xfinity Chase as long as they start each of the next nine races.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes' village took several days to fix. Who cares?
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed defensive tackles Jermelle Cudjo and Davon Coleman.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians placed reliever Jeff Manship on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of tendinitis in his right wrist.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge overseeing Mateen Cleaves' criminal sexual conduct case says a video featuring the former Michigan State basketball star and his accuser may be allowed into evidence.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The start of training camp has triggered many a dreadful feeling among NFL players, even amid the excitement of a new season.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York Giants player has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading guilty to an assault on his estranged wife.
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Will Power knows exactly where he stands heading into the Honda Indy 200 on Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Cam Newton's stellar 2015 season helped him become the first Carolina Panthers player to earn NFL MVP honors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Stephanie White has the perfect calling card as she hits the recruiting trails during the WNBA's Olympic break working on her other job as coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a co-owner of the Nashville Predators in his bid to keep his lawsuit against the franchise in a Tennessee court and allowed the case to go back to the NHL for arbitration.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — East Carolina has extended baseball coach Cliff Godwin's contract by three years.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Darius Slay to a contract extension through the 2020 season.
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — An investigation into former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company, 38 Studios, has resulted in no criminal violations.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke is on the active/non-football injury list to start training camp.
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Investigation into ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed company, 38 Studios, results in no criminal charges.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Players joining a new NFL team say that digesting their new playbook is a lot like learning a new language.
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Alcorn State University has given a three-year contract extension to athletics director Derek Horne.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The question stumped Patrick Reed and he asked for it to be repeated.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The cup was in the wrong place and it was too late for the PGA of America to change it.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals is refusing to reconsider its decision upholding the conviction of a man found guilty of killing two one-time Auburn University football players and a third person.
WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans lined the outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought would never again wear a firesuit.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Ryan McMahon hit a grand slam in the third inning, leading the Hartford Yard Goats to a 5-3 win over the Harrisburg Senators in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants receiver Victor Cruz is back a lot sooner than anyone expected.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Typically, only friends are allowed to refer to each other by their nicknames.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyler Eifert pointed to a crescent-shaped scar surrounding the ball on his left ankle. That little spot is sidelining the Cincinnati Bengals tight end for training camp, and maybe more.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Dan Quinn wanted to take an up-close look at Devonta Freeman as a receiver, so the Falcons coach tried to cover the running back on a deep pass route.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson.
Lea Davison, Team USA's best hope for an Olympic medal in mountain biking, loves to see girls on the trails. So much so that she has made it a bit of a mission in life.