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Texas City native and Houston Texans rookie running back D’Onta Foreman experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows all within a few moments in Sunday’s 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals at NRG Stadium.

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Eight Galveston County high school football teams enter the state UIL playoffs this week with eyes on the prize of bringing home a state championship.

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Justin Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

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After the devastation that Hurricane Harvey wrought all over the Houston area, first responders, more than ever, deserved a time to let loose and shine on a big stage, and Saturday’s Battle of the Badges at the Moody Gardens Convention Center certainly fit that bill.

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Today is Labor Day and the last of the big summer holidays. Unfortunately, this year it will go down as a big disappointment, as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey and its floodwaters left many anglers facing dire circumstances and fishing was the last thing on their minds. Bait camps are out …

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The 2017 Plankowners’ Sailabration gets underway at Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum, Pier 22, on Saturday, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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Brian Allen always envisioned himself playing wide receiver in the NFL, yet that dream will instead have the La Marque native covering wideouts on Sundays.

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Eighty-eight picks came and went in the 2017 NFL Draft before D’Onta Foreman's dream became more true than he could ever imagine. Foreman, the Texas City native and University of Texas All-America running back, was selected by the Houston Texans in the third round (89th overall) on Friday night, assuring that his family and friends won't have to go far to see him begin his professional career.

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For 32-plus years, Christina Sullivan brought joy and love to so many. On Saturday, Sullivan will be honored by her family with the first-ever The Christina Grillo Sullivan Foundation Tennis Tournament at Menard Park’s Scoggins-Stiglich Courts.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver and Ball High alum Mike Evans joined the NFL Experience — a sort of theme park for football fans housed in the George R. Brown Convention Center as a part of Super Bowl LI week festivities — on Friday to sign autographs on various memorabilia for a throng of fans.

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Brock Osweiler was supposed to be the man to end Houston’s years of quarterback woes. Instead, he’s thrown more interceptions (13) than touchdowns (12) and has often failed to move the offense.

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With the help of all 25 players on the roster, the League City Panthers defeated the Texas City Bengals, 14-7, in triple overtime in the 2016 Gulf Coast Premier Football League freshman Super Bowl on Nov. 12 at Rice Stadium.

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The Houston Texans overcame a 23-9 deficit with seven minutes remaining the in the game to defeat the Indianapolis Colts 26-23 in overtime on Sunday Night Football.

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Everything’s coming together for Saturday’s Galveston County Daily New Press Run, even some spectacular weather. All that’s left is to get a good night’s rest and hop on the shuttle bus in the morning.

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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.

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Former Clear Brook track star Brandon Taylor can add the title of world champion to his list of accomplishments as he was a part of the U.S. 4x100-meter relay team that won gold Saturday at the International Association of Athletics Federations World U20 Championships in Poland.

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Good news: It's only nine weeks until The Daily News Press Run gets underway. Even better news: Nine weeks is exactly how long the Couch to 5K training program takes to turn sofa straddlers into striders.