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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Greenwood Rangers

MIDLAND Rusty Purser tries to not to think about it too much, but it was hard for the new Greenwood head coach not to notice that he will be pacing up and down the sideline on a field named in his father’s honor.

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Thursday 08/22/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Greenwood Rangers HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian travels to scrimmage Lubbock-Cooper HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Bronchos set to host scrimmage

Wednesday 08/21/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Stockton Panthers TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds shut out Naturals HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian and OHS return to action WOMEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER: FAlcons picked 13th in preseason poll

Tuesday 08/20/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Monahans Loboes COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UTPB projected to finish 11th in preseason poll COLLEGE SOCCER: UTPB picked 10th in LSC preseason standings

Monday 08/19/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Pecos Eagles GOLF: Former Permian golfer Parks qualifies for U.S. Mid-Amateur COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wranglers building team chemistry as new season approaches COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Friel hopeful for explosive senior year

Sunday 08/18/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Kermit Yellow Jackets TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: RockHounds win in extra innings HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian wraps up in Granbury HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High wraps up tournament play in San Angelo HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Odessa High has a pair of close calls in Basin Brawl

Saturday 08/17/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Crane Golden Cranes COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB ends first week of practice with scrimmage

Friday 08/16/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Alpine Fightin' Bucks HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Odessa High bounces back with afternoon victory at Basin Brawl HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Permian splits on first day of Basin Brawl HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High opens up play in San Angelo COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB set to hold first scrimmage HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian has tough day on the road

Thursday 08/15/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Iraan Braves

Wednesday 08/14/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: McCamey COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB to compete in season-opening tournament GOLF: Former Odessa College golfer Waters misses cut at U.S. Amateur

Tuesday 08/13/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Wink Wildcats HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Andrews outlasts Odessa High in marathon match HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Panthers sweep San Angelo Lake View COLLEGE TENNIS: UTPB names Ugalde as new head coach

Monday 08/12/2019

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian begins practice COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB gets early start for upcoming season HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High takes the field for start of a new season HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High, Permian return home for nondistrict matches COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Davis Indians COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Van Horn Eagles

Sunday 08/11/2019

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bronchos have solid opening weekend FOOTBALL: UTPB, Odessa High, Permian set to start HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Permian earns third place in Monahans GOLF: Adams earns title in extra holes TEXAS LEAGUE BASEBALL: Hooks pull closer to RockHounds

Saturday 08/10/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Marfa Shorthorns

Friday 08/09/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Balmorhea Bears HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Odessa High sweeps opening matches at Monahans Tournament

No. 13 Washington names Jacob Eason starting quarterback

SEATTLE (AP) — No. 13 Washington has named Georgia transfer Jacob Eason its starting quarterback for the season opener against Eastern Washington.

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Manitoba premier on NFL game: 'a lot of disappointment'

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The premier of Manitoba says there's a "lot of disappointment" from the Packers-Raiders exhibition game that was played on an 80-yard field because of safety concerns.

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Shurmur has tough choices to make with cuts next week

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Pat Shurmur had a relatively easy time making the final cuts in his first season as coach of the New York Giants.

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No. 21 Iowa State already looking forward to Week 2 bye

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Having last season's opener washed out by weather set Iowa State back in 2018.

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Correction: Indiana-Assistant Coach story

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about Indiana men's basketball, The Associated Press reported erroneously that new assistant coach Mike Roberts had been a walk-on when he played for the Hoosiers. He was a recruited scholarship player.

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Former NBA, ABA coach Tom Nissalke dead at 87

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tom Nissalke, who won coach of the year honors in the NBA and ABA, has died. He was 87.

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Mississippi State placed on 3 years' probation by NCAA

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — While Mississippi State's basketball and football programs dodged postseason bans, the NCAA has put the school on three years' probation as part of a slew of penalties after an investigation into academic violations.

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Perez's single leads GCL Tigers West over GCL Phillies East in 10 innings

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Eduardo Valencia and Jeremiah Burks scored on a single, and Jared Mang scored on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the GCL Tigers West to a 9-5 win over the GCL Phillies East on Friday.

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The Latest: Iditarod confirms veteran musher denied entry

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on 77-year-old musher refused entry into the Iditarod (all times local):

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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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Made's walk leads GCL Phillies West to 7-4 win over GCL Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) -- Edgar Made drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning, leading the GCL Phillies West to a 7-4 win over the GCL Blue Jays on Friday.

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Newton leaves Panthers' preseason loss with foot injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make.

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Rodriguez's double leads GCL Astros to 9-5 win over GCL Marlins

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Nerio Rodriguez hit a three-run double in the fourth inning, leading the GCL Astros to a 9-5 win over the GCL Marlins on Friday.

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Miles and miles of Miles inside Kansas football program

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Koenning has to be careful every time the new offensive coordinator at Kansas walks into one of the Jayhawks' meeting rooms, making sure to address the right person by the right name.

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Meza leads GCL Rays over GCL Braves 3-1

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) -- Julio Meza singled three times as the GCL Rays topped the GCL Braves 3-1 on Friday.

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France threatens economic retaliation over Amazon fires

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — In a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon, France on Friday accused Brazil's president of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and threatened to block a European Union trade deal with South American states including Brazil.

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