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  Nationals sweep Cardinals; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

The team went from 19-31 during a mediocre May to the Fall Classic in an outstanding October — and the city's first World Series appearance since 1933.

Boxer Errol Spence seriously injured in Dallas Ferrari crash

Simone Biles sets record as US wins world gymnastics team gold

  Are you angry? ‘Rage room’ at Philadelphia Flyers arena allows fans to smash stuff

  NBA postpones Nets-Lakers media sessions in Shanghai amid furor over GM’s tweet

  Penn State player tweets ‘racist’ letter sent to teammate about ‘disgusting’ dreadlocks

  NBA’s reaction to Morey tweet differs in English, Chinese

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Arizona Cardinals get first win of Kingsbury era

PETA asks Mississippi State to retire live mascot after collision with Auburn player

  1st transgender pro boxer becomes new face of Everlast

California to let college athletes sign endorsement deals

Student with special needs runs for 80-yard touchdown

J. Lo, Shakira to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

Arizona Cardinals cut former Red Raider Michael Crabtree

Former Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree was cut by the Cardinals after playing just two games with the team.

Patrick Mahomes breaks another record with win over Ravens

Another week, another record for former Red Raider Patrick Mahomes.

In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL

In a Twitter rant on the morning his most recent team was getting ready to play without him, the former New England Patriots receiver says, "Will not be playing in the NFL anymore."

Former WBU Pioneer claims gold medal at World Wrestling Championships

Friday morning, former Wayland Baptist wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock won the gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships.

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Former Red Raider Patrick Mahomes breaks Chiefs, NFL record with stunning second quarter

High schooler returns to football 2 years after losing part of his leg

AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

Red Raiders fall to Arizona in final non-conference game

Bullied Tennessee fan with homemade ‘UT’ shirt offered 4-year scholarship

Patriots’ Brown practices, status for Sunday’s game unclear

Patriots receiver Antonio Brown practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday, a day after his former trainer filed a civil lawsuit in Florida accusing him of sexually assaulting her on three occasions.

Antonio Brown faces rape accusations by former trainer

Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida.

Cat survives being shot in face twice with rifle

Employees of an Albuquerque body shop told police the shop owner shot the cat with a rifle.

Kliff Kingsbury makes NFL coaching debut

For three-quarters of Kliff Kingsbury's NFL coaching debut with Arizona, things weren't looking so hot for the Cardinals.

Patrick Mahomes picks up right where he left off

Despite playing with a minor ankle sprain, former Red Raider Patrick Mahomes started the new season the same way he ended last season - as the best player in the league.

19 Slams: Nadal stops Medvedev comeback bid to win US Open

Rafael Nadal held off a strong comeback bid to win his 19th Grand Slam title by edging Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in a thrilling U.S. Open final that lasted nearly five hours Sunday.

Cut by Raiders, Brown becoming a Patriot on eve of opener

Antonio Brown agreed to terms with the New England Patriots hours after the Oakland Raiders cut him.

Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams in US Open final

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu built a big lead and then held on to upset Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the U.S. Open final for her first Grand Slam title.

AP source: Cowboys, Elliott have deal, ending long holdout

Person with knowledge of deal says Dallas Cowboys have reached agreement on a $90 million, six-year contract extension that will make Ezekiel Elliott the highest-paid running back in the NFL and end a holdout that lasted the entire preseason

Serena turns ankle in US Open win; Djokovic quits his match

Serena Williams was in pain — "acceptable" pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory.

15-year-old American Gauff’s US Open run ends against Osaka

Coco Gauff has generated all sorts of attention already by making it to the second week at Wimbledon in July and becoming the youngest woman to win two matches at Flushing Meadows since 1996.

Skaggs family ‘shocked’ over possible Angels link to death

The family of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs says it was startled to learn that a club employee "may" be part of the investigation into the 27-year-old's death from an accidental drug overdose.

Hall of Famer Jim Langer, of the Dolphins perfect season, dead at 71

The native Minnesotan was a first-year starter and played every offensive down for the NFL's only unbeaten, untied team that went 17-0.

Report: Patriots unlikely to visit the White House

Both sides told The New York Times they were unable to find a date that works for both of them. But the two sides say it has nothing to do with politics.

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.

Luck announces retirement following Colts loss to Bears

The Indianapolis Colts quarterback heard boos as he walked away from the field, then walked to the podium and made the surprise decision official. The oft-injured star is retiring at age 29.

Son charged in death of ex-NFL lineman Bennett, wife

The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett is accused of shooting Bennett and his wife multiple times, killing them, then driving out of state and boarding a flight to Mexico, according to criminal charges filed Friday.

Justin Stockton signs with Detroit Lions

Last week, the Detroit Lions announced the addition of former Red Raider running back, Justin Stockton.

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.

Texas Tech football will open 2021 season facing Florida International

KCBD Sports has confirmed with a source that the Red Raider football program will kick off the 2021 season facing Florida International University.

Earnhardt Jr. takes weekend off after plane crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing Thursday near Bristol Motor Speedway.

Police release video of Yankees GM being stopped at gunpoint

Cashman later praised police for their professionalism during the encounter, which happened on Aug. 9 as police responded to a report of a man with a gun inside a Jeep.

Brittany Brewer and Team USA take silver medal

Lady Raider Brittany Brewer and the United States women's basketball team fell to Brazil in the finals of the 2019 Pan American Games, 79-73 to take the silver medal.

Mahomes shines in NFL Preseason game

The first full weekend of NFL preseason action came to a close on Saturday, and the Kansas City Chiefs offense once again looked unstoppable with Patrick Mahomes leading the way.

  US fencing medalist Imboden kneels during anthem at Pan Am Games

The American knelt during the national anthem at the medal ceremony Friday to protest racial and social injustice.

Fire extinguisher damaged after player’s tantrum creates clubhouse mess for Atlanta Braves

The damage occurred when Braves reliever Sean Newcomb kicked a garbage can in anger after giving up the winning run in the 10th inning of Saturday night's ugly 7-6 loss to the Marlins.

  Newly-released body cam video shows ‘white substance’ on hood of GSU quarterback’s car

One week after one of the strangest arrests many have ever seen, Georgia Southern University quarterback Shai Werts is back in the huddle for the Eagles.

Lubbock Christian University Cheer receives bid to NCA College Nationals

Heading into their second year of competitive cheer, the Lubbock Christian University cheer team is already excelling in their competitions.

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed.

In video, Kaepernick says he’s ‘still ready’ to return

In a video posted Wednesday on social media, Colin Kaepernick is shown working out in a gym. He says in the video: “5 a.m. 5 days a week. For 3 years. Still Ready.”

Dugger tosses five innings in MLB Debut

Former Red Raider Robert Dugger was called up by the Miami Marlins for Monday's doubleheader against the Mets.

Madisyn Cox wins second National Championship

Just days after winning the 200m Breastroke National Championship, Lubbock-native Madisyn Cox was able to win a second title.

Former Red Raider Robert Dugger to make MLB Debut

Former Red Raider Robert Dugger made his way through the minor leagues and is now preparing to make his MLB debut with the Marlins.

Patrick Mahomes has multiple jerseys in Pro Football Hall of Fame

Patrick Mahomes is already a part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Mahomes lands at No. 4 in the NFL Top 100 Players Rankings

After a season where he became the only player in NFL history to throw 50 touchdowns and 5,000 yards in his first year as a starter, Patrick Mahomes made his NFL Top 100 Players debut at No. 4.

Patrick Mahomes launches new cereal

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes launched a new cereal called, "Mahomes Magic Crunch."

Flying Queens featured at Bullock Texas State History Museum

Down in our States Capital, you will find a display of Flying Queens memorabilia at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Dolphins’ Hall of Fame linebacker Buoniconti dies at age 78

Buoniconti was bypassed in the NFL draft but went on to a 15-year career. He helped the Dolphins win back-to-back Super Bowls, including the 1972 team that finished 17-0.

Jill Ellis stepping down as women’s national team coach

Ellis will remain with the team for a World Cup victory tour, which kicks off Saturday with a match against Ireland at the Rose Bowl.

Josh Jung still swinging a hot bat

Former Red Raider Josh Jung started his professional career hitting a homerun, and honestly hasn’t looked back since.

Egan Bernal wins Tour de France

Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees.

Ex-Red Sox star David Ortiz out of hospital after shooting

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic.

Kingsbury Era begins in Arizona

The Kliff Kingsbury era in Arizona has officially taken flight.

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

The league said Friday it has not been given access to information in the court proceedings, and a district attorney in June said an investigation was dropped because officials couldn't prove who injured the boy.

Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, dies

Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women’s soccer to help close pay gap

The company, which supports U.S. soccer through its Secret deodorant brand, says it will donate $529,000 — $23,000 for each of the 23 players on the U.S. team that won the World Cup earlier this month — to help close the pay gap.

Texas Tech Meat Judging takes first at Australian international contest

The Texas Tech Meat Judging team traveled to the Land Down Under to compete in the 2019 Australian International Collegiate Meat Judging competition this week.

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Djokovic claimed his fifth championship at the All England Club and second in a row.

Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams’ bid for 24th Slam

Pretty much perfect from start to finish, Halep beat Williams 6-2, 6-2 in stunning fashion in the final at the All England Club on Saturday.

  Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy

Deputy Adam Watkins, who is white, ultimately was issued a verbal reprimand for how he conducted the stop, according to sheriff's Capt. Steve Holtz.

Iowa woman sets world record for heaviest female to complete marathon

At 346 pounds, the Quad Cities woman set the world record for heaviest female to complete a marathon.

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, “Ball Four” author, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died.

Mahomes’ foundation to donate shoes to Whitehouse ISD

Whitehouse native and Kansas City Chief’s quarterback Patrick Mahomes is once again giving back to the athletes of his alma mater.

NYC to host ticker-tape parade for soccer champs Wednesday

It will be the city's first ticker-tape parade since the team's Women's World Cup win in 2015.

Zhaire Smith paces 76ers in scoring

Zhaire Smith, the 2018 first-round pick continued his strong summer league performances with a team-leading 18-points in the 76ers' 84-81 overtime loss to Oklahoma City.

Timberwolves sign former Red Raider Jarrett Culver to rookie contract

After waiting a couple of weeks for the draft-night trade to officially go through, the Timberwolves officially signed Jarrett Culver to his rookie contract.

Texas Tech Athletics announces 2019 Hall of Fame Class

Every year the Double T Varsity Club announces new inductees that they will enshrine into the Texas Tech Hall of Fame, and on Monday, they revealed six inductees for the class of 2019.

Coco Gauff loses at Wimbledon, while Williams wins again

The 15-year-old American who made news by beating Venus Williams last week lost in the fourth round.