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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

Acuna, Paniagua lift DSL Rangers1 over DSL Rays2 8-1

, (AP) -- Luisangel Acuna doubled and singled, scoring four runs and driving home a couple as the DSL Rangers1 topped the DSL Rays2 8-1 on Wednesday.

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At 103, 'Hurricane' Hawkins takes titles at US Senior Games

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At 103, Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins has cemented her title as the oldest woman to compete on an American track after finishing the 50- and 100-meter dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico.

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Celedonio leads DSL Braves to 7-4 win over DSL Dodgers Bautista

, (AP) -- Jeremy Celedonio hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three as the DSL Braves defeated the DSL Dodgers Bautista 7-4 on Wednesday. The DSL Braves swept the short two-game series with the win.

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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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Perez's run leads DSL Indians to 4-3 win over DSL Red Sox2

, (AP) -- Derian Perez scored the decisive run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning, as the DSL Indians defeated the DSL Red Sox2 4-3 on Wednesday. The DSL Indians swept the short two-game series with the win.

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De Leon's run leads DSL Royals2 to 4-3 win over DSL Mariners

, (AP) -- Ruben De Leon scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning, leading the DSL Royals2 to a 4-3 win over the DSL Mariners on Wednesday.

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Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on player transfers and wages.

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Police find missing former NFL running back Rod Smart safe

Former NFL running back Rod Smart has been found safe after missing for the last six days, according to Lancaster County police in South Carolina.

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Kolozsvary leads Daytona over Florida 5-4

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Mark Kolozsvary homered and had two hits as the Daytona Tortugas topped the Florida Fire Frogs 5-4 on Wednesday.

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Diaz's double leads DSL Phillies White to 5-1 win over DSL Rangers2

, (AP) -- Victor Diaz hit a run-scoring double in the fourth inning, leading the DSL Phillies White to a 5-1 win over the DSL Rangers2 on Wednesday. With the victory, the DSL Phillies White swept the short two-game series.

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Feliciano López denies tennis match fix report

LONDON (AP) — Tennis player Feliciano López has denied any wrongdoing after being linked by Spanish media to a doubles match at Wimbledon in 2017 that was allegedly fixed.

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Panthers sign second-round pick Greg Little

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed second-round draft pick Greg Little to a four-year contact.

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Hayes, Montgomery help Dream beat Fever, snap 5-game skid

ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 28 points, Renee Montgomery added 16 points and nine assists, and the Atlanta Dream pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Fever 88-78 on Wednesday to snap a five-game skid.

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Munoz, Candelario lift DSL Rays1 over DSL Athletics 5-1

, (AP) -- Stir Candelario homered and had two hits, and Victor Munoz allowed just three hits over five innings as the DSL Rays1 beat the DSL Athletics 5-1 on Wednesday.

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Castaneda leads DSL Brewers to 4-0 win over DSL Cardinals Red

, (AP) -- Oscar Castaneda allowed just two hits over five innings, leading the DSL Brewers over the DSL Cardinals Red in a 4-0 win on Wednesday. With the victory, the DSL Brewers swept the short two-game series.

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Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion

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

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