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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

Otanez, Ragan and Hejka shut out Connecticut, Brooklyn wins 4-0

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Michel Otanez, Mitch Ragan and Josh Hejka combined for a shutout as the Brooklyn Cyclones defeated the Connecticut Tigers 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday.

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AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.

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Alabama QB Tagovailoa absorbs lessons from title game

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa has been studying men from the Bible, incluiding Joseph, Moses and David.

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Column: The NFL preseason shows all its ills in 1 night

Cam Newton hobbling to the locker room, the recipient of an unnecessary injury in an unnecessary game.

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'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged town

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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Transfer WR Sean Ryan ruled immediately eligible at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The NCAA has granted immediately eligibility to West Virginia wide receiver Sean Ryan.

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Sean Clifford named starting QB for No. 15 Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford will start at quarterback for No. 15 Penn State in its season opener against Idaho.

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Newgarden, Penske hope to continue winning ways at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Josef Newgarden will have a chance to expand his points lead in the IndyCar series with a win Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.

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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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Giorgi, Linette reach final at WTA's Bronx Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Camila Giorgi fought off three match points in a third-set tiebreaker and rallied to beat top-seeded Wang Qiang 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Friday and reach the final of the Bronx Open.

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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 wanted to help his weary teammates with a strong performance on the mound.

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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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