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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

Sevilla beats Granada 1-0 for 2nd win to start La Liga

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Midfielder Joan Jordán scored in the second half to help Sevilla beat Granada 1-0 on the road and win its second match in as many rounds in the Spanish league on Friday.

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Orioles GM Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild.

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Put me in, coach: Youth baseball participation on the rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Fox and his wife, Mary Ann, have a rule for their sons, 11-year-old Dewey and 8-year-old Jimmy: They have to play a team sport. The kids get to choose which one. Dewey tried soccer and Jimmy had a go at flag football, but for them, nothing compares…

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Sánchez pitches into 9th, slugging Nats roll past Cubs 9-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez pitched one-hit ball into the ninth inning and helped himself with two perfectly placed bunts, leading the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

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French runner-up Vondrousova out of US Open with bad wrist

NEW YORK (AP) — French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova has pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injured left wrist.

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Veteran musher Jim Lanier denied entry into 2020 Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has denied entry to a 78-year-old musher for the 2020 race over dog care concerns raised by race officials.

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Sancho helps Dortmund come from behind to beat Cologne 3-1

BERLIN (AP) — Jadon Sancho scored one and set up another for Borussia Dortmund to again come from behind and maintain its winning start to the Bundesliga in a 3-1 win at Cologne on Friday.

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A look at iconic announcers in NFL history

While fans of some sports all have their favorite local announcers, the NFL has been much more of a shared viewing experience.

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A look at the seminal broadcasting moves that define the NFL

Pete Rozelle would not be surprised to see television's impact on the NFL as the league celebrates its 100th season this year.

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Naranjo, Montero lift AZL Indians Red over AZL Indians Blue 7-2

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Joe Naranjo tripled and singled twice, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple as the AZL Indians Red beat the AZL Indians Blue 7-2 on Friday.

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California town devastated by fire turns to football to heal

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.

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US OPEN '19: Things feel better for Osaka back in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Everything felt better for Naomi Osaka once she returned to the U.S. Open.

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Bobo banks on raise in play after turning down raise in pay

DENVER (AP) — The buck stops with Colorado State coach Mike Bobo . So much so that he passed on $100,000.

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Villa beats Everton 2-0 for first win in EPL

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Aston Villa earned its first win since promotion back to the English Premier League by beating Everton 2-0 thanks to a first-half goal by offseason signing Wesley Moraes and a late strike by substitute Anwar El Ghazi on Friday.

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Arizona-Hawaii matchup promises offensive fireworks

HONOLULU (AP) — Arizona's season-opening matchup against Hawaii will be a study in contrasting offensive styles.

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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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