Sports

Lobos earn state 7-on-7 berth

Jimmy Carter writes for the Longview News-Journal. The Lobos did well at the Texas State Qualifying Tournament.

Spurs just one win from another title

After beating Miami 114-104, the Spurs are one victory away from their fifth NBA championship.

Rose wins U.S. Open

Justin Rose became the first English golfer in 43 years to win the U.S. Open on Sunday as Phil Mickelson failed to conjure up a 43rd birthday present for himself.  

New Texas UIL rule on football practice reeks of political correctness

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram does not like the newest rule regarding Texas high school football. He's more from the Big Mac Blog.

Area athletes to take final prep bows in all-star game

Hayden Henry writes for the Longview News-Journal. He's got a preview of Saturday night's All-Star game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.

Texas Tech, Texas State camps draw top ETX talent

Some of the top high school football players in East Texas showcased their skills at two area camps Wednesday.

Spurs 113, Heat 77: A vulgar display of power

As Cornbread Maxwell noted after Boston destroyed the Lakers in Game 1 of the 1985 Finals, basketball isn’t backgammon. You don’t get extra credit for margin of victory.

Astros take Appel with #1 pick

The Astros selected Mark Appel with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s 2013 MLB amateur draft.

Rangers pick three players on first day of draft

The Texas Rangers selected three players on Day 1 of the 2013 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.

Texans honor fallen Houston firefighters

The Houston Chronicle covers the Texans. The team had donated to the Survivors Fund. http://blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans/2013/06/texans-donate-25000-to-fire....