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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


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

Made's walk leads GCL Phillies West to 7-4 win over GCL Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) -- Edgar Made drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning, leading the GCL Phillies West to a 7-4 win over the GCL Blue Jays on Friday.

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Rodriguez's double leads GCL Astros to 9-5 win over GCL Marlins

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Nerio Rodriguez hit a three-run double in the fourth inning, leading the GCL Astros to a 9-5 win over the GCL Marlins on Friday.

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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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Newton leaves Panthers' preseason loss with foot injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make.

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Meza leads GCL Rays over GCL Braves 3-1

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) -- Julio Meza singled three times as the GCL Rays topped the GCL Braves 3-1 on Friday.

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France threatens economic retaliation over Amazon fires

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — In a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon, France on Friday accused Brazil's president of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and threatened to block a European Union trade deal with South American states including Brazil.

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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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DSL Giants beats DSL Colorado 4-3

, (AP) -- Eduardo Jaramillo scored on a wild pitch and Jesus Liscano scored on an error in the eighth inning, leading the DSL Giants to a 4-3 win over the DSL Colorado on Friday.

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Mississippi State placed on 3 years' probation by NCAA

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State has received three years' probation from the NCAA after an investigation determined a part-time student tutor completed coursework for 10 football players and one men's basketball player in an online class.

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Seahawks WR David Moore out for Week 1 with shoulder injury

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore will miss the start of the regular season after suffering a shoulder injury in practice.

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Angulo hits walk-off single, GCL Pirates beats GCL Orioles 2-1

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Daniel Angulo hit a walk-off single with one out in the seventh inning, as the GCL Pirates beat the GCL Orioles 2-1 on Friday.

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Matos, De La Rosa lead the way for GCL Nationals

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Wilfrido Matos and Jeremy De La Rosa each homered and drove in three runs as the GCL Nationals beat the GCL Cardinals 10-3 on Friday.

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APNewsBreak: Accusers in Ohio State doctor scandal top 300

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the growing number of accusers has topped 300.

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Hernandez's double leads DSL Mariners to 14-7 win over DSL Tigers2

, (AP) -- Jery Hernandez hit a three-run double in the second inning, leading the DSL Mariners to a 14-7 win over the DSL Tigers2 on Friday.

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Salvador, Mora lead DSL Cubs1 to 6-3 win over DSL Indians/Brewers

, (AP) -- Juan Mora tripled and singled, and Andricson Salvador allowed just three hits over five innings as the DSL Cubs1 topped the DSL Indians/Brewers 6-3 on Friday.

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Comptroller: Tennis Center owes NYC $311,000 in back rent

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's comptroller says the organizers of the U.S. Open tennis tournament owe the city $311,000 in back rent for use of the tournament site in Queens.

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