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Mathieu thanks Saints for support during absence from camp

Aug. 04, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu wasn't ready to discuss why he missed the first week of training camp. The important thing, he said Thursday, was that he's back with the team and feeling good about it. “I’m sure at some point I’ll...

A look at Brittney Griner's career on, off basketball court

Aug. 04, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

A timeline of key events in Brittney Griner's career on and off the basketball court: Oct. 18, 1990: Brittney Griner was born in Houston. 2009: Led Nimitz High School to Texas 5A girls basketball state championship game where they lost. The 6-foot-7 star dunked 52...

Saints safety Mathieu rejoins team after 1-week absence

Aug. 03, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu reported for training camp and participated in practice drills in his No. 32 jersey on Wednesday after initially being excused for what the team described as a personal matter. Mathieu returned after missing the first...

A gentle giant: 49ers' Bryant Young heads to Hall of Fame

Aug. 03, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

Bryant Young straddled the classic football divide between discipline and ferocity more adeptly than just about any player of his generation. For every minute of a 14-year NFL career spent entirely with the San Francisco 49ers, Young was a model teammate and a soft-spoken leader who...

Hall of Fame welcomes inspirational 'Field Mouse,' Sam Mills

Aug. 01, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Perhaps the late Sam Mills would have been a blue-chip college recruit and high NFL draft pick had someone invented — as the 5-foot-9 linebacker memorably suggested — “a computer to measure heart.” Mills played Division III college football and was not...

Southlake Carroll pitcher Griffin Herring tops 6A all-state

Jul. 30, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Southlake Carroll pitcher Griffin Herring took player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 6A all-state baseball team. Herring was 13-1 with a 0.24 earned run average in leading the Dragons to the state title. The LSU...

Georgetown P Hadden, Lovejoy SS Branch top TSWA 5A all-state

Jul. 29, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Georgetown senior pitcher Jacob Hadden and Lucas Lovejoy senior shortstop Kolby Branch shared player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A all-state baseball team. Hadden was 10-3 with a 1.76 earned run average in...

Sinton's Michell and Stewart share TSWA Class 4A honors

Jul. 28, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Sinton’s Blake Mitchell and Jaquae Stewart shared player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state baseball team announced Thursday. Mitchell, who played shortstop, batted .465 with seven home runs and 52...

Rangers sign 4th-round RHP Porter for $3.7M day after Rocker

Jul. 27, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed fourth-round pick Brock Porter, giving a $3.7 million bonus to the high school pitcher who was their second selection in last week's draft. Porter's signing Wednesday came a day after third overall pick Kumar Rocker got a $5.2...

Corpus Christi London pitcher Kade Budd tops TSWA 3A team

Jul. 27, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Corpus Christi London pitcher Kade Budd is the player of the year honors on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A all-state baseball team. Budd was 10-2 with a 0.95 earned run average with 122 strikeouts in 88 innings in leading the...