Some of us remember the dread of being a boy or girl at swimming lessons, watching big kids go off the high dive and wondering if the teacher was eventually going to call on us to scale the ladder and take that terrifying leap.
DALLAS — Retired longtime Associated Press sports writer Denne H. Freeman, whose 32 years with the AP included covering all five Super Bowl championships won by the Dallas Cowboys and many golf majors, has died after a series of health issues. He was 86.
Golf legend Lee Trevino traced his remarkable professional golf journey from poverty and caddying in his hometown of Dallas to induction to the World Golf Hall of Fame with 29 PGA Tour wins and six major golf championships when he spoke at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
One of golf’s all-time great champions will be in Waco on Wednesday.
Baylor coach Scott Drew took a program at rock bottom to the pinnacle of college basketball with the Bears’ 2021 national championship.
The 25th annual Bob Lilly Celebrity Golf Classic benefiting the Texas Sports Hall of Fame brings together sports stars of the past and present with Central Texas players with the goal of benefiting Texas’ premier sports shrine.
A billionaire NBA owner, a World Series MVP and the NFL’s active leader in rushing yards highlight another star-studded ballot for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Some of the greatest storytellers and voices the Texas sports world has ever known gathered Saturday night in Waco to be inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
When John McClain was 12 years old in 1964, he made the Northwest Little League All-Star in Waco. Upon seeing his name on the roster, he practically floated home to tell his parents.
Reliving your high school football glory years often gets a bad rap. It doesn’t necessarily mean you’re consumed with the past. What if, for instance, you’re able to look back on those times with the proper perspective and feelings of wistful nostalgia and happiness?
It’s completely possible to make it big even when you come from the smallest of towns.
Texas High School Football Hall of Fame: John Parchman gave Rebels something to yell about at Midland Lee
In 1989, a book entitled “Friday Night Lights” put the Odessa Permian Texas high school football dynasty into the national conversation.
In 1947, as an undersized yet hard-nosed 130-pound fullback, Robert Wilcox scored the first touchdown in the history of Iowa Park’s football program. The next game he broke his knee.
Standing near Ray Rhodes’ home is Allen Eagle Stadium, serving as a monument to how far Texas High School football has evolved.
When you coach for a long time, you tend to rack up a lot of wins. After three victories in the Johnston County Classic at The Depot in Cleburne over the weekend, China Spring baseball coach Cory Beckham now has 500 of them.
On Senior Night and in a cross-town rivalry for the district championship, Waco High came out on top over University, 2-2 (4-3 in penalty kicks) in front of a home crowd at Paul Tyson Stadium Monday night.
In a battle of No. 1-ranked softball teams, Class 2A power Crawford vanquished 3A’s Grandview, 4-2, on Saturday, handing the Zebras their first loss.
LORENA — The Mexia boys soccer team took one step closer to snatching up the District 23-4A championship as the Blackcats shutout Lorena, 4-0, on the road with two goals coming off the boot of senior Edgar Olvera.
NCAA Tourney recap: Farleigh Dickinson's run ends; No. 2 Marquette out; Ole Miss women stun No. 1 Stanford; plus updated brackets and top pics
Everything you need to know about the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments — game summaries, updated brackets, today's schedule and more.
Madison Scott hit a pair of free throws with 23 seconds left that gave Mississippi the lead for good, Angel Baker scored 13 points, and the Rebels delivered on their declaration to get defensive, stunning top-seeded Stanford 54-49 on Sunday night to reach the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 for the first time in 16 years.Behind the entire game, Stanford called timeout with 28 seconds left then Hannah Jump turned the ball over and Scott converted. Haley Jones lost the ball out of bounds on the Cardinal’s last possession with a chance to tie then again in the waning moments.
Women's NCAA roundup: No. 8 Ole Miss upsets No. 1 Stanford
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The Dallas Cowboys have acquired receiver Brandin Cooks in a trade with the Houston Texans. The deal adds a speedy veteran to play alongside CeeDee Lamb. Houston gets a fifth-round pick this year and a 2024 sixth-rounder. The trade is reminiscent of a year ago when Dallas sent No. 1 receiver Amari Cooper to Cleveland for two late-round picks.
Mac Engel: He was one of the best at his position in the NFL, but the league wants no part of Marquette King
ARLINGTON, Texas — Marquette King never looked the part, which was never really the problem. Marquette King refused to play the part, which ultimately was the problem. The irony isn’t lost on him. He was the rarest of NFL creatures: He was a punter, and there was a demand to buy his jersey. He was a punter with fans. “I remember when (the Raiders) came to me and told me that they had to make ...
PHILADELPHIA — What the Eagles are trying to do next season is not unheard of in the NFL, but it’s pretty damn close. What they’re trying to do is win a Super Bowl the year after they lost a Super Bowl. Just three teams in the league’s history have managed to pull off that trick, and only one, the 2018 New England Patriots, has done it in the last half-century. If, once he finishes signing ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With the first pick in the 2023 NFL draft, the Carolina Panthers will select one of four quarterbacks. Bryce Young (Alabama), C.J. Stroud (Ohio State) Anthony Richardson (Florida) and Will Levis (Kentucky) all have a case to be the top pick. Over the next four weeks, The Charlotte Observer is breaking down the top four quarterback prospects to analyze which of the four might ...