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TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Diaz sparks RockHounds in second-half opener

MIDLAND Edwin Diaz drove in three runs Tuesday as the Midland RockHounds opened the second half of the Texas League season with a 4-2 victory against the Springfield Cardinals at Security Bank Ballpark.

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Tuesday 06/18/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Diaz sparks RockHounds in second-half opener TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds honor all-stars at luncheon COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB makes Perry full-time assistant

Monday 06/17/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Fagalde thwarts RockHounds' bid for division title NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Vargas quickly fitting in with Sockers FC HIGH SCHOOL: Permian Basin athletes earn all-state honors

Sunday 06/16/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds take South Division race down to final day of first half

Saturday 06/15/2019

ARENA PRO SOCCER LEAGUE: Rumbleweeds fall to Wichita Falls NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers FC bounce back with victory over Fort Worth TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds win again, maintain division lead

Friday 06/14/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds blank Travelers to open series NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Vargas earns player of the week honors TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Seven RockHounds selected to Texas League All-Star Game ARENA PRO SOCCER LEAGUE: Carlile makes most of opportunity with Rumbleweeds JUNETEENTH: Tournament basketball games return to Woodson Park

Thursday 06/13/2019

NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers FC winning streak snapped JUNETEENTH: Danny R. Wright Basketball Tournament set to begin VOLLEYBALL: Juneteenth tournament to take place this week

Wednesday 06/12/2019

NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers FC returns home to face Denton HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Three area athletes earn all-state honors TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds use six-run surge to move past Springfield

Tuesday 06/11/2019

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Castillo, Melendez earn All-American honors BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU: Hantz adds to his success with recent first place finish

Monday 06/10/2019

BULL RIDING: Odessa's Jones finds renewed passion for riding after years away COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Cisneros, Duran earn All-American honors TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Heim, Finnegan promoted to Las Vegas

Sunday 06/09/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds sweep RoughRiders to jumble standings COLLEGE BASEBALL: Queen continues growth with Red Raiders COLLEGE BASEBALL: It's all a matter of timing for MLB Draft BULL RIDING: Teel shows why he's one of the world's best TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds push win streak to five, close gap on RoughRiders

Saturday 06/08/2019

GOLF: Hannah, Begnel pull away from field to capture Quarter Century Partnership title COLLEGE BASEBALL: Wild ninth gives Oklahoma State the victory TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds win on White's walk-off single

Friday 06/07/2019

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Red Raiders survive in Game 1 of Super Regional GOLF: Begnel, Hannah serve up low round to take Quarter Century Partnership lead

Thursday 06/06/2019

GOLF: Teams bunched at the top after first round of Quarter Century Partnership TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds take series opener from RoughRiders COLLEGE BASEBALL: Red Raiders prepared for series against familiar opponent GOLF: Roman, Seybert relish rare playing opportunities TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds win series finale with big 10th inning

Wednesday 06/05/2019

NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: Sockers FC to face Laredo on the road NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Watson focusing on what's ahead for Jackalopes TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds to face RoughRiders in home series GOLF: Quarter Century Partnership set to tee off

Tuesday 06/04/2019

TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds rally past Hooks HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Permian's Day selected to TGCA Legacy All-Star Team HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Odessa High's Pena makes more memories at Globe Life Park NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes draft eight new players

Rodriguez leads DSL Cardinals Blue to 11-3 win over DSL Twins

, (AP) -- Darlyn Del Villar hit a two-run triple in the first inning, leading the DSL Cardinals Blue to an 11-3 win over the DSL Twins in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.

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Milligan hits walk-off homer in eighth, Danville beats Princeton 3-2

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Cody Milligan hit a walk-off two-run homer with one out in the eighth inning, as the Danville Braves defeated the Princeton Rays 3-2 in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.

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After piggybacking on baseball, NFL stood tall in expansion

George Halas wanted an NFL team in Dallas, and in 1960 the influential founder of the Chicago Bears helped Clint Murchison get one.

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AP source: Grizzlies trade Conley to Jazz for 3 players

The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse.

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Dallas Zoo giraffe named after Cowboys' Jason Witten dies

DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a medical exam.

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Anaheim Ducks buy out contract of former MVP Corey Perry

The Anaheim Ducks have bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry after 14 seasons with the franchise.

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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer to start despite broken nose

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is scheduled to pitch Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, a day after breaking his nose during batting practice.

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Tite under pressure after goalless draw with Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After a dismal performance in a 0-0 draw against Venezuela, the blame is falling squarely on the shoulders of Brazil coach Tite.

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Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Uruguay embracing status of Copa America favorite

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay is starting to embrace the status of Copa America favorite.

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Swiss prosecutors say FIFA work continues after boss recused

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss federal prosecution office says most criminal proceedings in its five-year FIFA investigation will continue unaffected by the attorney general being recused.

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Williams' decision appears to pay off as SA held to 241-6

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — South Africa needs to protect a total of 241-6 on Wednesday to beat New Zealand and stay in realistic contention for a semifinal spot at the Cricket World Cup.

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Mats Hummels agrees to return to Dortmund from Bayern Munich

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Former Germany defender Mats Hummels is returning to Borussia Dortmund from league rival Bayern Munich.

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Spain coach Luis Enrique stepping down for personal reasons

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish national team will be in the hands of inexperienced coach Robert Moreno after Luis Enrique said Wednesday he was stepping down because of an undisclosed family issue that had kept him away from the team for months.

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Spanish soccer federation says national team coach Luis Enrique is stepping down

MADRID (AP) — Spanish soccer federation says national team coach Luis Enrique is stepping down.

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