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NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes fall to Bulls

The Odessa Jackalopes ended getting swept by the Amarillo Bulls in this weekend’s two-game series, losing 9-2 Saturday in North American Hockey League action at Ector County Coliseum.

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Sunday 12/08/2019

NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes fall to Bulls HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rankin's season ends in semifinals WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Wranglers come up short COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers fall to NMJC HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Greenwood advances to state semifinals HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wildcats' season ends in regional final HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: All-District 2-6A team released

Saturday 12/07/2019

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB continues winning streak with victory against Sul Ross State HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Red Devils in good mental state

Thursday 12/05/2019

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB completes comeback victory against Midwestern State HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Greenwood ready for the next challenge HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wink prepares for regional final HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS: Permian, Odessa High begin seasons at City Championships WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB pulls away to down Midwestern State

Wednesday 12/04/2019

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College dials long distance in conference-opening victory WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College pulls away for victory in WJCAC opener

Tuesday 12/03/2019

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian Basin Scoreboard for Dec. 3 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian returns from Thanksgiving break with win over Monahans GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian bounces back with big win over Alpine HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Area schools see changes as UIL releases cutoff numbers COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB cruises to victory over Dallas Christian

Monday 12/02/2019

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High, Permian face road tests BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian returns home to host Monahans COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB faces Dallas Christian in Midland

Saturday 11/30/2019

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rankin advances HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wink defeats Vega HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Andrews falls to Springtown HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Greenwood advances

Thursday 11/28/2019

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB's Dembley earns national honor HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Greenwood set for next challenge HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Andrews answers question during run to third round HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Rankin ready for regional final test against Borden County HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wink looks to keep playoff run going

Tuesday 11/26/2019

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB falls to Howard Payne CORRECTION GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Slow start costs Permian against Greenwood HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Permian notebook for Nov. 26

Monday 11/25/2019

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Odessa High pulls away from Amarillo Caprock GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers face off with Greenwood BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian bounces back with win over Hereford WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College moves up in the NJCAA rankings HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wink's Dewberry earns State All-Tournament selection COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Dembley earns Player of the Week honors

Saturday 11/23/2019

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB prevails in overtime over Western New Mexico WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Front court steps up for Falcons' first conference win HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Wink advances to third round, Alpine sees season end COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers close out weekend on a strong note COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Hoad, Landeros earn conference honors WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Wranglers finish up WNIT with a win

Ex-South Carolina QB Jake Bentley transferring to Utah

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ex-South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley says he's headed to Utah for his final college season.

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Blue Jackets snap skid, end Capitals' winning streak at six

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off sweeping a four-game road trip, the NHL-leading Washington Capitals fell flat in a 5-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night that snapped their winning streak at six.

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Eagles WR Jeffery, OT Johnson injured against Giants

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery left Monday's game against the Giants with injuries.

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Varlamov, Nelson lead Islanders past Lightning 5-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 shots, Brock Nelson scored twice in the third period, and the New York Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night.

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Strasburg, Nationals reach record $245M, 7-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stephen Strasburg returned to the Washington Nationals with a record contract on the first day of the winter meetings, a deal that puts fellow free agent pitcher Gerrit Cole in position for an even larger payday.

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George silences boos as Clippers hold off Pacers 110-99

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 36 points in his first trip to Indianapolis with the Clippers and Montrezl Harrell added 26 on Monday to power the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers past the Indiana Pacers, 110-99.

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Alcorn St. downs NAIA-Rust 108-62 behind Howard's 19 PTs

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Maurice Howard led six players in double figures with 19 points and Alcorn State needed the second half to pull away from NAIA-member Rust for a 108-62 win on Monday night.

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Emotional Pittman introduced as new Arkansas coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman backed away from the microphone and wiped his eyes, his emotions getting the better of him as he addressed a throng of Arkansas fans Monday afternoon.

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Ohtani's bullpen impresses new LA pitching coach Callaway

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has resumed throwing bullpen sessions, and new pitching coach Mickey Callaway is impressed.

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Bushfire smoke sees Big Boat Challenge abandoned

SYDNEY (AP) — Smoke from bushfires surrounding Sydney has caused the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia to abandon the Big Boat Challenge, a traditional prelude to the annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

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Duquesne blasts Columbia for eighth straight win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin scored 25 points and Duquesne extended its season-opening win streak to eight games, romping past Columbia 90-54 on Monday night.

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Miller's Hall candidacy split MLB, just like union tenure

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller's Hall of Fame candidacy split baseball, much like his tenure as the head of the players' association.

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Analysis: Russia scandal makes 'fair' a thing of the past

The goal all along, or so the Olympic leaders say, has been fairness. And also — that notion of protecting the “innocent" Russian athletes who must be out there somewhere.

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NBA denies Rockets' protest after Harden dunk waved off

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets won't get a do-over after officials wrongly disallowed a slam dunk by James Harden in a double-overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs, even though the NBA has disciplined the officials who got the call wrong and botched the aftermath by …

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Union exec Marvin Miller, Simmons elected to Hall of Fame

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former St. Louis Cardinal…

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Celtics F Hayward returns from injury against Cavaliers

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics forward Gordon Hayward started Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, returning to the Boston lineup ahead of schedule in his return from a broken hand.

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