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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Fort Davis Indians

FORT DAVIS There’s been quite a bit of transition within the Fort Davis football program the past few weeks.

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Friday 08/14/2020

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Fort Davis Indians

Thursday 08/13/2020

LOOKING BACK: Aug. 14 memories COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Marfa Shorthorns

Wednesday 08/12/2020

LOOKING BACK: Aug. 13 memories COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Buena Vista Longhorns

Tuesday 08/11/2020

COLLEGE SOCCER: Falcons add four transfers to roster NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Phillips leaving Jackalopes for college ranks LOOKING BACK: Aug. 12 memories COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Balmorhea Bears

Monday 08/10/2020

LOOKING BACK: August 11 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB adjusts to delayed LSC schedule COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys

Sunday 08/09/2020

LOOKING BACK: Aug. 10 memories

Saturday 08/08/2020

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2020: Rankin Red Devils LOOKING BACK: Aug. 9 memories

Friday 08/07/2020

BULL RIDING: Dougherty earns first career win at Caveman Invitational COLLEGE SPORTS: UTPB sports on hold LOOKING BACK: Aug. 8 memories COLLEGE SPORTS: Lone Star Conference postpones football, most fall sports to spring COLLEGE: Lone Star Conference postpones sports until spring

Thursday 08/06/2020

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Compass Academy prepares for first varsity season LOOKING BACK: Aug. 7 memories

Wednesday 08/05/2020

COLLEGE SPORTS: NCAA cancels Division II and Division III fall championships COLLEGE TENNIS: UTPB hires Anderson to lead program LOOKING BACK: August 6 Memories

Tuesday 08/04/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB signs Division I transfer

Monday 08/03/2020

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Area teams begin practicing with guidelines in place JUNIOR GOLF: Seybert, Crow earn NTPGA area titles LOOKING BACK: August 4 Memories

Sunday 08/02/2020

LOOKING BACK: August 3 memories

Saturday 08/01/2020

LOOKING BACK: August 2 memories

Friday 07/31/2020

LOOKING BACK: August 1 Memories

Thursday 07/30/2020

LOOKING BACK: July 31 Memories

Wednesday 07/29/2020

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB adds Croatian national team player LOOKING BACK: July 30 memories

Tuesday 07/28/2020

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB adds quartet of players NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Marcus Cannon opts out of 2020 season LOOKING BACK: July 29 Memories

Monday 07/27/2020

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB adds No. 1 JUCO guard NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes' season-opener delayed HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian searching for nondistrict opponents LOOKING BACK: July 28 memories

Sunday 07/26/2020

GOLF: Beaty saves best for last to capture city championship LOOKING BACK: July 27 Memories

Saturday 07/25/2020

GOLF: Rogers adapts game to overcome injury COLLEGE SPORTS: ASC postpones fall sports until Spring 2021 LOOKING BACK: July 26 Memories

Friday 07/24/2020

GOLF: Cruz leads after opening round of City Championships COLLEGE SPORTS: Lone Star Conference delays start of fall sports

Serena Williams loses in 3 sets to opponent ranked 116th

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Entering Friday, Serena Williams had played 967 tour-level singles matches as a professional, with just four losses against opponents ranked outside the top 100 — and none in eight years.

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Yankees star Judge put on injured list with strained calf

NEW YORK (AP) — Oft-injured Yankees star Aaron Judge was placed on the injured list with a right calf strain before Friday night’s game against Boston and manager Aaron Boone is optimistic the outfielder will not miss significant time.

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Double-duty debate will keep Davison busy at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Davison would do almost anything to go racing full-time again — even pulling double duty at two of the sport's most iconic venues with an injured heel.

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Five days later, Orioles complete 6-2 win over Nationals

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles successfully finished what they started, beating the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Friday in a game suspended five days earlier because of a tarp malfunction at another ballpark.

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Freeman lights up Sydney Olympics to kick off new millennium

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some of the highlights of the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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Burakovsky scores late, Avalanche beat Coyotes 3-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche expected a big push from Arizona after the Coyotes spent most of Game 1 on their heels.

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'Rock bottom': Barca reeling after 8-2 humiliation by Bayern

LISBON (AP) — The postmortem from Gerard Piqué was as brutal as the humiliation dished to Barcelona by Bayern Munich.

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Heat's Jones carted off court after collision on floor

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. was carted off the court and fitted for a neck brace after colliding with Indiana Pacers center Goga Bitadze late in the third quarter Friday.

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Indians send down Clevinger, Plesac after virus blunder

CLEVELAND (AP) — After hearing Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac explain their actions, the Cleveland Indians sent the pitchers to their alternate training site on Friday after the two broke team rules and Major League Baseball coronavirus protocol last weekend in Chicago.

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Freeman's legacy endures long after Sydney's flame went out

In a momentary pause between reality sinking in and her victory celebrations fully starting, Cathy Freeman looked toward a track official and twirled her index finger to signal a full circuit.

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Bayern humbles Barcelona 8-2 to reach Champions League semis

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Bayern Munich inflicted on Barcelona the most humiliating defeat of the Lionel Messi era and among the worst in team history by 8-2 to reach the Champions League semifinals on Friday.

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The Latest: Alabama veterans preach caution to teammates

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Watson poised to lead Texans offense with Hopkins in Arizona

HOUSTON (AP) — With DeAndre Hopkins dealt to Arizona during the offseason, Deshaun Watson is the undisputed star of the Texans’ offense.

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Cardinals' Jones has single-season sack record in sights

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Chandler Jones was a great player on a mediocre defense one season ago, finishing with a career-high 19 sacks and solidifying his reputation as one of the NFL's premier pass rushers.

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Tatar, Kotkaniemi scores twice, Canadiens rout Flyers 5-0

TORONTO (AP) — Tomas Tatar and Jesperi Kotkaniemi each scored twice, Carey Price stopped 30 shots and the Montreal Canadiens rebounded without coach Claude Julien to rout the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Friday and tie the series at a game apiece.

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Ramon Laureano's suspension reduced from 6 games to 4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics center fielder Ramon Laureano had a six-game suspension reduced to four games Friday after appealing the penalty for his role in a benches-clearing brawl with the rival Houston Astros.

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