Sports

ETBU quarterback Warbington up for major football award

 More history is being made for the East Texas Baptist University football team as junior quarterback Josh Warbington (Hallsville) is a top 10 semifinalist for the NCAA Division III Gagliardi Trophy.

Aggie linebacker Larry Kelm passes away in hunting accident

 Larry Kelm, 49, one of the original members of Texas A&M’s Wrecking Crew defense, died over the weekend in an accident while hunting, an A&M spokesman said Monday morning.

Manziel involved in brawl

Tyler native and Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and his entourage were reportedly involved in a brawl Friday nighe at a Cleveland apartment complex. Police who arrived decribed it as a riot.

Rockets top Mavs in Chandler Parson's return to Houston

Spending his first three seasons with the Houston Rockets prior to signing with Dallas during free agency this summer, Parsons made his highly-anticipated return to the Toyota Center for the first time Saturday night to face his former team.

White Oak softball player Nipper commits to Bossier Parish

 Ashley Nipper became the second White Oak softball player this month to give a verbal pledge to a college program when she announced on Tuesday she will play softball at Bossier Parish in 2016.

J.J. Watt named AFC Player of the Week

 J.J. Watt is racking up the honors in 2014. The Texans defensive end was named Wednesday as AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding effort last Sunday during a road win against Cleveland.

4th College Football Playoff rankings revealed

On Tuesday, the College Football Playoff committee unveiled their fourth set of playoff rankings.

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

 Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson learned Tuesday he will be suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 NFL season, according to an NFL statement. Peterson intends to appeal.

2 UT football players suspended after rape allegations

Two University of Tennessee football players have been suspended from all team-related activities after rape allegations surfaced over the weekend.

DEA questions team doctors after NFL games

Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration interviewed doctors and trainers of at least one NFL team after its game Sunday, part of an investigation into allegations of illegal dispensing of prescription drugs.