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Jadeveon Clowney to get second opinion on knee

After suffering constant pain in his right knee since returning from arthroscopic surgery, Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is getting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday.

Big 12 ranked as the nation’s toughest

The Big 12 now is being considered by ESPN as the nation’s toughest conference. The Big 12 will have a little time to celebrate, starting with an interesting final week of the regular season.

Jameis Winston appears before FSU student conduct panel

Just days before the Florida State Seminoles play for the ACC football championship, star quarterback Jameis Winston is appearing before a panel that can decide whether he will continue as a student at the university.

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.