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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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No. 1 LSU (9-0, 5-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP) at Mississippi (4-6, 2-4), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN).

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NASCAR, NBC Sports launching TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR and NBC Sports are set to launch a new streaming service that will include exclusive motorsports events and an extensive library of archived documentaries and films.

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Lippi resigns after China loses first World Cup qualifier

Marcello Lippi resigned as coach of China straight after it lost to Syria 2-1 in Dubai in Asia World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

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Parity doesn’t bode well for Big 12 playoff push

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlby watched parts of unbeaten Baylor slipping by TCU in triple overtime before he drove to Norman, Oklahoma, where the Sooners survived a scare from Iowa State.

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Rain pushes opening round of Mayakoba Classic to Friday

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Heavy rain has washed out the opening round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic until Friday.

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Jaguars-Colts Preview Capsule

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Oosthuizen overcomes kidney stones to shoot 63 in SAfrica

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen had to make a trip to the hospital this week because of kidney stones. He withdrew from the pro-am at the Nedbank Golf Challenge and was awake since 3 a.m. on the day of the first round because of the discomfort. He was consi…

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Weddle, Miller, Pederson among sportsmanship nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — Veterans Julio Jones, Eric Weddle, Von Miller and Adrian Peterson are among the 32 nominees for the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award along with rising young stars Lamar Jackson, Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb and Patrick Mahomes.

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Report: Lack of leadership led to Kansas player’s death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A scathing report following an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice at a Kansas community college found “a striking lack of leadership.”

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Tennessee aiming to avoid repeat of last season’s finish

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee enters its final two games of the regular season in the same situation it faced last year.

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Give Shurmur credit for making change from Manning to Jones

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With six games left in his second season as coach of the New York Giants, Pat Shurmur doesn’t have a lot to show for his tenure.

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Raiders seek to avoid letdown vs. winless Bengals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr knows full well what the Cincinnati Bengals are enduring this season: nine straight losses to open the year.

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Friesen, Moffitt, Chastain, Crafton race for Trucks title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Ross Chastain had the talent to compete for a NASCAR championship. The path he took to race for the Truck Series title reads almost as a work of fiction.

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Mass shooting victim families testifying at the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety.

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    Expedition Royalty Drawing Wanda Henderson

    Wanda Henderson wins drawing for a new 2019 Ford Expedition from Expedition Royalty during its grand opening ceremony. All ticket sales benefited the United Way of Big Spring & Howard County for $21,170

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    Expedition Royalty co-founders Ryan Turner and Billy Fennebresque share their enthusiasm for the Big Spring and Howard County area during the grand opening celebration on Thursday, Oct. 24

  • OHS Broncho Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    OHS Broncho Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Odessa High School Broncho Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "From One Comes Many" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUjObSi2d-0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0NkbUc-Zuq_ND2WgrYJZJPIi0vGOGfKy32ikG2MPbiPhcUDsg9G76319Q

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    Midland Lee High Rebel Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Midland Lee High School Rebel Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "The Power of One" at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GxONB40Kgo&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR310BaoxzFamvKJSP8vIISZCI3ngco7yeSnL5aqRwQ56TPvgWUTSW4QQAk

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    Midland High Bulldog Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Midland High School Bulldog Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "Metamorphosis" at 7 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKpCOiWywpw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1XFKtoVs1FgxQG-7zzWzxaEnkCLpHeOtmyRHfcE6mgpvr2haE0yd7E5xw

  • Mojo Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    Mojo Band 2019 UIL Region VI Performance

    The Permian High School Mojo Band Performed it's 2019 Region VI UIL Show titled "Permian Pictures" at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019, at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. The show celebrates the 60th anniversary of Permian High School. The band received a Division I rating from the judges. Also view on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIy_vst6aUU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1yCB2Lds-JKdPCtnkXUycxNld4vEri4uLS44TB0eEE7CcodUC99ou6nHQ

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    Odessa High head coach Danny Servance

    Odessa High head coach Danny Servance speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming high school football season.

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    Odessa High senior Brandton McLendon

    Odessa High senior Brandton McLendon speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

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