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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Fort Stockton Panthers

FORT STOCKTON After reaching the playoffs last year, the Fort Stockton Panthers hope to not only return to the postseason, but extend their stay.

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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 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Odessa High takes the field for start of a new season COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB gets early start for upcoming 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 GOLF: Local trio in the mix after opening round of North Amateur

Thursday 08/08/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Grandfalls-Royalty Cowboys

Wednesday 08/07/2019

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF 2019: Buena Vista Longhorns

Ducks freshman Thibodeaux should get plenty of playing time

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Most college freshmen struggle with things like laundry. Oregon's Kayvon Thibodeaux is not your typical freshman.

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X Games star Nyquist to coach US team at Tokyo Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — X Games star Ryan Nyquist has been hired to coach the U.S. team in BMX Freestyle and will play a crucial role in organizing its program leading up to the discipline's debut at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Ohio State to host Arkansas State in 2022

Ohio State will host Arkansas State in 2022.

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Thomas loses cushion, shares lead in Tour Championship

ATLANTA (AP) — Xander Schauffele was six shots behind before he ever hit a shot Thursday in the new scoring format for the Tour Championship. His goal was to keep his head down, play good golf and see where he stood to par at the end of two days.

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Top seed Wang rallies to reach Bronx Open semifinals

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Wang Qiang rallied from a dismal start to beat Anna Blinkova 0-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday and reach the semifinals of the Bronx Open.

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Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon says Wrigley Field plays like two different ballparks depending on the elements.

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Zappos.com making gift to refurbish Louisville stadium seats

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Online apparel retailer Zappos.com has made a five-year, $1.5 million commitment to Louisville athletics to refurbish lower bowl seats in Cardinal Stadium and restore their red color.

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Cervelli granted release by Pirates, aims to join contender

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are parting ways with veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who's worked his way back from another concussion and is hoping to catch on with a contender.

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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as "one of the all-time greats in the history of sports."

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NFL 2019: Browns not clowns, maybe title contenders

CLEVELAND (AP) — Those rabid, barking Browns fans have suffered in sadness longer than any group in the NFL, bar none.

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Gilgeous-Alexander prepares to help fill Westbrook's role

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander wants to temper expectations. Maybe that is understandable.

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Angels shut down rookie pitcher Griffin Canning for season

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Griffin Canning will miss the rest of the season with mild elbow inflammation.

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Sabres Dahlin tells AP he's better prepared for 2nd season

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Last season didn't sit well with Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.

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Rossi eyes race wins to regain ground in IndyCar title chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Alexander Rossi learned from a headline that Takuma Sato's team had absolved its driver of blame for an opening-lap crash that harmed Rossi's championship chances.

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Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse

HOUSTON (AP) — Amid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace pitcher Justin Verlander finished his postgame session with the media.

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Nashville soccer CEO: Stadium cost up as much as $75 million

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the Nashville Soccer Club says the new MLS stadium is on schedule to open in 2022 and will cost at least $50 million more than original projections.

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