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Monday 11/18/2019

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB ready to host Lone Star Conference tournament opener HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian, Odessa High start second week of season GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian, Odessa High face early road tests WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB matchup with Sul Ross rescheduled HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian area round tickets on sale Wednesday COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hoad named Defensive Player of the Week

Sunday 11/17/2019

COMMENTARY: Falcons celebrate seniors who helped lay foundation for program NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes fall to IceRays to close home stand COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB earns No. 7 seed for Lone Star Conference Championships COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB holds on for victory over University of the Southwest HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wink to face Jewett Leon in state semifinals HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lucas, Jaquez highlight all-district selections for Permian, Odessa High

Saturday 11/16/2019

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB with record-setting victory on Senior Night COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College bounces back in win over Seward County HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: OHS wins season opener against Monahans COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB ends regular season with loss to West Texas A&M HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wink advances to state tournament HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian takes bi-district in win over El Paso Franklin COMMENTARY: UTPB's seniors deserve praise GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High takes control early in win over Big Spring HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wink advances to regional final NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes open series with win

Friday 11/15/2019

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian cruises in first two games of season HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian enters new season with plenty of experience HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High eager to erase sting of last season

Thursday 11/14/2019

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB sweeps Eastern New Mexico GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian begins tournament with a win HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Roberts enjoying milestone season HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin playoff capsules for Nov. 15 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian set to begin season on the road GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: OHS to face Big Spring in home opener COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers set to play in Midland College Classic NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes return home for weekend series

Wednesday 11/13/2019

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Texas Tech cruises past Houston Baptist in return to Permian Basin COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB’s O’Kelley nominated for Comeback Player of the Year award HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian Basin playoff capsules for Nov. 14

Tuesday 11/12/2019

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wink, Fort Davis advance to regional tournament HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian notebook for Nov. 12 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High Notebook for Nov. 12 COLLEGE SOCCER: Aragon honored by Lone Star Conference COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Odessa College earns No. 7 seed for NJCAA Tournament

Monday 11/11/2019

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB wins home opener HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Area Honor Roll for Week 11 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian playoff tickets go on sale starting Wednesday COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wranglers recognized on All-Conference team HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wink, Fort Davis prepare for regional quarterfinals COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Texas Tech set for return trip to Permian Basin

Sunday 11/10/2019

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB ends weekend with loss in Colorado COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB falls on the road

Milwaukee Brewers bringing back ball-in-glove logo in 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers are bringing back the team’s iconic ball-in-glove logo next year.

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Big teams have big problems in African Cup qualifying

Ivory Coast threw away an early lead and lost 2-1 to Ethiopia on Tuesday to join a list of former champions struggling early in qualifying for the 2021 African Cup of Nations.

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No. 3 Clemson playing powerhouse football headed into bye

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson’s week off in early October was filled with questions and a fall from No. 1 in the rankings. Six weeks later the third-ranked Tigers feel they are in a much better place, prepping for the College Football Playoffs.

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Belgium routs Cyprus 6-1 to stay perfect in Euro qualifying

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium completed its Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a perfect record and another big win, routing Cyprus 6-1 on Tuesday.

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Sheriff: Man punched youth league umpire over disputed call

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — In a story Nov. 18 about a youth baseball umpire being punched, The Associated Press, citing a sheriff’s office news release, incorrectly identified the victim as a “Little League umpire.” The victim works for a local youth baseball league, not the P…

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Manfred says has broad authority for Astros discipline

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be complete by next season and says he has authority to impose discipline beyond the loss of amateur draft picks.

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Wales seals final automatic qualifying place for Euro 2020

Wales claimed the last automatic spot remaining in qualifying for next year’s European Championship by beating Hungary 2-0 in a winner-takes-all match in Cardiff on Tuesday.

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Wijnaldum grabs hat trick as Netherlands beat Estonia 5-0

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Stand-in captain Georginio Wijnaldum scored a hat trick Tuesday and Myron Boadu netted on his debut as the Netherlands capped its successful European Championship qualification campaign by beating Estonia 5-0.

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Will Smith celebrates return to home state with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves are not promising Will Smith the closer’s role.

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QB Jarret Doege gives WVU hopes for bowl berth

West Virginia’s chances for an elusive bowl berth rest with a quarterback who wasn’t a significant part of the offense a few games ago.

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Name change for ‘midget’ division in Canadian hockey

TORONTO (AP) — The term “midget” is being dropped from youth divisions in Canadian hockey because the governing body aims to be more inclusive.

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Tomlin: Brawl vs. Browns “ugly for the game of football”

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team’s role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet.

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Coutinho helps Brazil beat South Korea, end winless run

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Philippe Coutinho scored one goal and helped set up another as Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 in a friendly Tuesday to give the five-time world champion its first win in six games.

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Loughlin, Giannulli fighting new charges in admissions case

BOSTON (AP) — “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting expanded charges against them in the college admissions bribery scandal.

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Alabama gives AD Byrne raise, contract extension

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has given athletic director Greg Byrne a raise and one-year contract extension.

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Ravens, Patriots, 49ers remain top 3 teams in AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Heading into the stretch run of the regular season, the NFL’s top teams are trying to find and maintain their winning form as they get ready for the playoffs.

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