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Swedish hockey players boycott goes ahead, talk…

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Female hockey players in Sweden will go ahead with their boycott of an international tournament in Finland because of their unhappiness about pay and working conditions.

Popovich sees Australia as World Cup basketball threat

Popovich sees Australia as World Cup basketball threat

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Team USA coach Gregg Popovich sees Australia as a title threat at the upcoming World Cup in China.

Swedish hockey players boycott goes ahead, talks planned

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Female hockey players in Sweden will go ahead with their boycott of an international tournament in Finland because of their u…

Popovich sees Australia as World Cup basketball threat

Popovich sees Australia as World Cup basketball threat

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Team USA coach Gregg Popovich sees Australia as a title threat at the upcoming World Cup in China.

Angels, streaking Ohtani set for matchup with Rangers

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Los Angeles Angels (63-66, third in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (62-65, fourth in the AL West)

Brantley takes 14-game hit streak into matchup with Tigers

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Detroit Tigers (37-86, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (81-46, first in the AL West)

Seattle takes 4-game win streak into matchup with Tampa Bay

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Seattle Mariners (54-73, fifth in the AL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (73-54, second in the AL East)

New York Yankees to visit the Oakland Athletics

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New York Yankees (83-44, first in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (72-53, second in the AL West)

Waguespack expected to start for the Blue Jays against Dodgers

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Toronto Blue Jays (52-76, fourth in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (83-44, first in the AL West)

Colorado faces off against Arizona in division matchup

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Colorado Rockies (57-69, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (64-63, second in the NL West)

Orioles face the Royals after Bundy's strong showing

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Kansas City Royals (45-81, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Baltimore Orioles (40-86, fifth in the AL East)

Castillo expected to start for Cincinnati against San Diego

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San Diego Padres (59-66, fourth in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (59-66, fourth in the NL Central)

Darvish expected to start for the Cubs against the Giants

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San Francisco Giants (63-63, third in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (67-58, second in the NL Central)

Marlins look to stop 4-game skid against Braves

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Miami Marlins (45-79, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (75-52, first in the NL East)

Mets, streaking Ramos set for matchup against Indians

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Cleveland Indians (74-52, second in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (65-60, third in the AL East)

Milwaukee takes 3-game skid into matchup with St. Louis

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Milwaukee Brewers (64-62, third in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (67-57, first in the NL Central)

Chicago faces off against Minnesota in division play

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Chicago White Sox (56-69, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (77-49, first in the AL Central)

Washington plays Pittsburgh after Strasburg's strong performance

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Washington Nationals (68-57, second in the NL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (52-73, fifth in the NL Central)

Phillies visit Boston, aim to build on Nola's strong showing

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Philadelphia Phillies (65-60, fourth in the NL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (67-60, third in the NL East)

Minnesota United FC visits Sporting Kansas City in conference matchup

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Minnesota United FC (12-8-6, second in the Western Conference) vs. Sporting Kansas City (8-11-7, 10th in the Western Conference)

Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays

Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — As good as he felt last week in Miami striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings, Clayton Kershaw felt equally as bad back …

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves

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Upcoming events

  • Today, August 21, 2019
  • Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab

    The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20, Midland, has scheduled Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab for the fall line up for students in grades K-6. Registration opens to Petroleum Museum Members on Aug. 1 and to non-members on Aug. 5. Kindergarten to second grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, and Nov. 5. Third grade to sixth grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, and Nov. 19. There will be different themes for each session. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) educational programming will use equipment such as LEGO Robotics (WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorm EV3s), Ozobots, Osmos, Spheros, and NEW KUBO to help get kids get excited about learning. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per session for Petroleum Museum members and $30 per session for non-members. Call 683-4403 or email education@petroleummuseum.org. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y4hbhvva. For discounts, visit tinyurl.com/y6fvahuc.

  • Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters

    AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint initiative that provides exemplary Texas-based arts students in grades 8-11 with the financial help needed to pursue advanced study in the areas of visual arts, literary arts, music, theatre, dance, musical theater, folk arts, and media arts.

  • Hospice volunteer training

    Hospice of Odessa, 219 W. Fourth St., has scheduled volunteer trainings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 20, April 3, June 12, Aug. 21 and Oct. 16.

  • Hospice volunteer training

    Hospice of Odessa, 219 W. Fourth St., has scheduled volunteer training from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 and Oct. 16.

  • “Felice House: Face West” Exhibit

    The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled the exhibit “Felice House: Face West” through Sept. 8 in the Marian Blakemore Kennedy Gallery.

  • Open Cattle Show

    The Permian Basin Fair are taking entries for its first open cattle show Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at the Ector County Coliseum.

  • Ector County Republican Women luncheon

    Nick Adams, a bestselling author and commentator, will speak to the Ector County Republican Women luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Odessa Country Club, 1 Fairway Dr.

  • Garrett McKinley Acoustic and the Drew Moreland Band

    The Shack in the Back, 11610 W. Highway 80 E., has scheduled Garrett McKinley Acoustic from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the Drew Moreland Band from 9 p.m. to midnight Aug. 21. Call 5615105 or visit shackintheback.com.

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab

    The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, 1500 I-20, Midland, has scheduled Building Bots Robotics & Engineering Funlab for the fall line up for students in grades K-6. Registration opens to Petroleum Museum Members on Aug. 1 and to non-members on Aug. 5. Kindergarten to second grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, and Nov. 5. Third grade to sixth grade: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, and Nov. 19. There will be different themes for each session. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) educational programming will use equipment such as LEGO Robotics (WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorm EV3s), Ozobots, Osmos, Spheros, and NEW KUBO to help get kids get excited about learning. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $25 per session for Petroleum Museum members and $30 per session for non-members. Call 683-4403 or email education@petroleummuseum.org. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y4hbhvva. For discounts, visit tinyurl.com/y6fvahuc.

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Tropical Storm Chantal spins at sea, away from North America

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MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Chantal is spinning slowly over far North Atlantic, moving away from North America and posing no threat to land.

Thousands interested in Dutch idea for Brexit beach party

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — As the deadline for Britain to quit the European Union approaches, thousands of people are expressing interest i…

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PET OF THE WEEK: Red

PET OF THE WEEK: Red

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Red, a 1- to 2-year-old male Heeler mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Red is friend…

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

PET OF THE WEEK: Cliff

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Cliff, a 1-year-old male Labrador mix, needs to be adopted into a good home. Cliff loves aff…

GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross Rodeo beefs up

GOOD NEWS: Sul Ross Rodeo beefs up

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ALPINE “Get one percent better each day” is the motto Coach CJ Aragon uses with the Sul Ross State University Rodeo Team.

GOOD NEWS: Sarah Ranor

GOOD NEWS: Sarah Ranor

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