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NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Vaqueros eliminate Sockers FC from playoffs

MIDLAND Hopes for a Lone Star Conference tournament championship for Sockers FC came to an end with a 2-1 loss to the Fort Worth Vaqueros Saturday at Grande Communications Stadium, bringing an end to their 2019 season as well.

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Sean Clifford named starting QB for No. 15 Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford will start at quarterback for No. 15 Penn State in its season opener against Idaho.

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Newgarden, Penske hope to continue winning ways at Gateway

MADISON, Illinois (AP) — Josef Newgarden will have a chance to expand his points lead in the IndyCar series with a win Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.

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NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial.

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Giorgi, Linette reach final at WTA's Bronx Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Camila Giorgi fought off three match points in a third-set tiebreaker and rallied to beat top-seeded Wang Qiang 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Friday and reach the final of the Bronx Open.

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AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.

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Sevilla beats Granada 1-0 for 2nd win to start La Liga

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Midfielder Joan Jordán scored in the second half to help Sevilla beat Granada 1-0 on the road and win its second match in as many rounds in the Spanish league on Friday.

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Orioles GM Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild.

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Put me in, coach: Youth baseball participation on the rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Fox and his wife, Mary Ann, have a rule for their sons, 11-year-old Dewey and 8-year-old Jimmy: They have to play a team sport. The kids get to choose which one. Dewey tried soccer and Jimmy had a go at flag football, but for them, nothing compares…

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Sánchez pitches into 9th, slugging Nats roll past Cubs 9-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez pitched one-hit ball into the ninth inning and helped himself with two perfectly placed bunts, leading the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

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French runner-up Vondrousova out of US Open with bad wrist

NEW YORK (AP) — French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova has pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injured left wrist.

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Veteran musher Jim Lanier denied entry into 2020 Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has denied entry to a 78-year-old musher for the 2020 race over dog care concerns raised by race officials.

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Sancho helps Dortmund come from behind to beat Cologne 3-1

BERLIN (AP) — Jadon Sancho scored one and set up another for Borussia Dortmund to again come from behind and maintain its winning start to the Bundesliga in a 3-1 win at Cologne on Friday.

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A look at iconic announcers in NFL history

While fans of some sports all have their favorite local announcers, the NFL has been much more of a shared viewing experience.

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A look at the seminal broadcasting moves that define the NFL

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Naranjo, Montero lift AZL Indians Red over AZL Indians Blue 7-2

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Joe Naranjo tripled and singled twice, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple as the AZL Indians Red beat the AZL Indians Blue 7-2 on Friday.

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California town devastated by fire turns to football to heal

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.

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Greenwood senior Justin Bostic

Greenwood senior Justin Bostic speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season.

  • Greenwood senior Justin Bostic

    Greenwood senior Justin Bostic

    Greenwood senior Justin Bostic speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season.

  • Greenwood head coach Rusty Purser

    Greenwood head coach Rusty Purser

    Greenwood head coach Rusty Purser talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about his first season at the helm for the Rangers.

  • Fort Stockton senior Donnie DeLaCruz

    Fort Stockton senior Donnie DeLaCruz

    Fort Stockton senior Donnie DeLaCruz talks about the upcoming season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Fort Stockton head coach Mike Peters

    Fort Stockton head coach Mike Peters

    Fort Stockton head coach Mike Peters talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season

  • Fort Stockton senior Josh Hernandez

    Fort Stockton senior Josh Hernandez

    Fort Stockton senior Josh Hernandez speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Monahans junior Bond Heflin

    Monahans junior Bond Heflin

    Monahans junior quarterback Bond Heflin speaks with the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season.

  • Monahans head coach Fred Staugh

    Monahans head coach Fred Staugh

    Fred Staugh speaks with members of the Odessa American about his first season as the head coach of Monahans.

  • Pecos senior Gary Salcido

    Pecos senior Gary Salcido

    Pecos senior Gary Salcido speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Pecos head coach Chad Olson

    Pecos head coach Chad Olson

    Pecos first year head coach Chad Olson talks with the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season.

  • Pecos junior Hayden Hopkins

    Pecos junior Hayden Hopkins

    Pecos junior Hayden Hopkins talks with the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season.

  • Kermit head coach Bubba Ross

    Kermit head coach Bubba Ross

    Bubba Ross talks with Odessa American sports staff about his second season as the head football coach of the Kermit Yellow Jackets

  • Kermit senior Arturo Gonzalez

    Kermit senior Arturo Gonzalez

    Kermit senior Arturo Gonzalez speaks about his final high school football season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Crane head coach Jeff Cordell

    Crane head coach Jeff Cordell

    Jeff Cordell speaks with members of the Odessa American as he prepares for his first season as the head football coach of the Crane Golden Cranes.

  • Crane senior Brandon Cerna

    Crane senior Brandon Cerna

    Crane senior Brandon Cerna talks with members of the Odessa American sport staff.

  • Alpine head coach John Fellows

    Alpine head coach John Fellows

    Alpine head coach John Fellows talks with the Odessa American sports staff about the beginning of the high school football season.

  • Alpine senior Travis Ruckman

    Alpine senior Travis Ruckman

    Alpine senior Travis Ruckman speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about his final high school football season.

  • Iraan senior Dylan Kent

    Iraan senior Dylan Kent

    Iraan senior Dylan Kent talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff during practice.

  • Iraan head coach Matthew Luddeke

    Iraan head coach Matthew Luddeke

    Iraan head coach Matthew Luddeke talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the start of his first season at the helm for the Braves.

  • McCamey head coach Michael Woodard

    McCamey head coach Michael Woodard

    McCamey head coach Michael Woodard talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about his first season at the helm of the Badgers' football program.

  • McCamey senior Tristan Pineda

    McCamey senior Tristan Pineda

    McCamey's Tristan Pineda speaks about his upcoming senior season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.