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New parent charged in admissions case, agrees t…

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A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

World TeamTennis plans to have fans at West Virginia matches

World TeamTennis plans to have fans at West Vir…

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If World TeamTennis gets its way, Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens could be among the first tennis players to compete in front of fans after the coronavirus pandemic prompted lockdowns around the globe.

New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

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A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a…

World TeamTennis plans to have fans at West Virginia matches

World TeamTennis plans to have fans at West Virginia matches

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If World TeamTennis gets its way, Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens could be among the first tennis players to compete in f…

Virtual 7th-inning stretch brings ballpark feeling home

Virtual 7th-inning stretch brings ballpark feeling home

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BOSTON (AP) — It’s 3 o’clock, about the time they'd be getting ready for the seventh-inning stretch at an afternoon Red Sox game. Josh Kantor …

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May 27

This Date in Baseball

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May 27

Juve's Bernardeschi sees duty to help Italy during pandemic

Juve's Bernardeschi sees duty to help Italy during pandemic

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The weeks without playing have given Federico Bernardeschi more time than ever to reflect on his responsibilities as a footballer.

Zlatan Ibrahimović's injury less serious than first believed

Zlatan Ibrahimović's injury less serious than first believed

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MILAN (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimović’s injury is less serious than first believed with tests showing the AC Milan forward did not damaged his Achil…

Aussie doctors say NRL aim for July 1 spectators 'absurd'

Aussie doctors say NRL aim for July 1 spectators 'absurd'

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SYDNEY (AP) — Two days from the restart of the National Rugby League, the Australian Medical Association urged organizers to slow down their “…

FIFA bans Haiti soccer official for sexual abuse allegations

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ZURICH (AP) — The president of Haiti’s soccer federation has been suspended from the sport while under investigation for alleged sexual abuse …

Busch passes Cindric in OT to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

Busch passes Cindric in OT to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch normally celebrates his victories by climbing on top of his race car and bowing to the crowd.

Ex-Pirates infielder Kang banned 1 year by Korean league

Ex-Pirates infielder Kang banned 1 year by Korean league

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered h…

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: McCamey's Harrold puts in the work to succeed

SCHOLAR ATHLETE SPONSORED BY ODESSA COLLEGE: McCamey's Harrold puts in the work to succeed

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Whatever task has been set before her, McCamey’s Alissa Harrold has shown herself willing to put in the time and effort to be successful.

LOOKING BACK: May 26 memories

LOOKING BACK: May 26 memories

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Odessa American will feature some historical highlights for those of you having sports withdrawal during this unexpected hi…

PGA, NFL stars attract nearly 6 million viewers in TV match

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ATLANTA (AP) — Two of the biggest names from the PGA Tour and the NFL proved to be must-see TV.

Hamlin crew members suspended 4 races over tungsten drop

Hamlin crew members suspended 4 races over tungsten drop

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR on Monday suspended three critical crew members for Denny Hamlin's team because a piece of tungsten fell off his…

Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

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Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, hi…

Spanish clubs allowed to train with groups of up 14 players

Spanish clubs allowed to train with groups of up 14 players

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MADRID (AP) — Spanish league clubs are allowed to train with groups of up to 14 players as the league stays on track to restart in less than t…

NHL plans move to small-group training as Phase 2 of return

NHL plans move to small-group training as Phase 2 of return

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TORONTO (AP) — The NHL hopes to have players back in team facilities soon -- with plenty of precautions.

Former Brazil women's soccer coach Alvarez dies at 63

Former Brazil women's soccer coach Alvarez dies at 63

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Oswaldo Alvarez, who coached Brazil at the last two Women's World Cups, died in a Sao Paulo hospital on Monday. He was 63.

Keselowski gets win but Hendrick Motorsports takes 2 losses

Keselowski gets win but Hendrick Motorsports takes 2 losses

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the Southern 500, the Bristol night race, the Brickyard 400 and has now crossed the Coca-Cola 600…

Upcoming events

  • Today, May 26, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

  • Saturday, June 6, 2020
  • 3rd Annual Fund Raiser Shrimp Boil

    H.A. McFarland Lodge will host its 3rd Annual Fundraiser Shrimp Boil on June 6th, 2020 at 7PM at the Odessa Shrine Club. Wagon Aces Band will be returning again this year! Prize drawings will take place throughout the evening. $20 ticket includes meal for one and one prize entry drawing for $500, $300, $200, or $100 academy gift cards. Tickets for door prizes will be sold at the event.

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • Frisky Folks Monthly Breakfast

    Frisky Folks (age 55 and over) of Bethany Christian Church meet monthly

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