Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

Dak Prescott offers support for protestors and $1M for police training

  Cowboys to have training camp in Frisco under NFL decision

Nacogdoches native, Texas DB makes plea for unity on twitter

  Carthage native discusses working with Stallone on ‘Rocky’ documentary

Whitehouse native Dylan Cantrell heading to Arizona Cardinals

  TAPPS schools begin summer workouts

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SFA student athletes workout on campus for first time since COVID-19 shutdown

Mahomes, SFA coaches ask for unity amid protests over death of George Floyd

SFA unveils new family of sports logos

SFA ready to bring back athletes, working on plan for fans

  WEBXTRA: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center partially reopens

Dak and Cowboys continue contract talks while Watt not ready to ask Texans for one

TAPPS clears way for schools to start summer workous on June 1

Private school athletes could be back on campus starting June 1.

Nathan Bain Chosen to Receive Southland’s McCarty Citizenship Award

Nathan Bain's off the court leadership continues to get noticed.

  BLING BLING! Carthage Bulldogs receive 2019 state championship rings

It was a congratulation delayed by a few months late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  The Next Normal: Youth sports coming back with changes in game day experience

Youth Sports is coming back but changes will be made to keep everyone safe.

Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

No fans, no problem: Some Coca-Cola 600 fans turn out anyway

VIDEO: Patrick Mahomes tells Texas Tech graduates to go out, 'win your Super Bowl’

New 7on7 tournament causes confusion and concern

Former ‘Jack John Franklin-Myers: Those are wins I will never forget

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

UIL releases guidelines for return of student-athletes on June 8

Coaches and schools can now start planning for student-athletes to return to campus after the UIL released their guidelines for summer strength and conditioning workouts.

Spring Hill names new head football coach

The Spring Hill school district is promoting from within for their next head football coach and athletic director.

SFA alum reacts to NCAA probation

The lumberjack pride has always been front and center. Andy Teel, an East Texas businessman weighs in on the school’s set back.

  13-page resolution outlines mistakes made by SFA Athletics in academic record keeping

The NCAA believed SFA had a lack of institutional control when it came to making sure all of their student-athletes were academically certified over a nearly seven year period.

  SFA Coaches release statements after NCAA releases sanctions on programs

SFA Coaches offer statements following the latest NCAA Sanctions.

  NCAA cites lack of institutional control in punishment of SFA athletic program

SFA was handed out more sanctions on Wednesday following concerns over academic issues including vacating victories in multiple sports.

UIL sets date of return for summer workouts

The University Interscholastic League announced on Tuesday that they hope to have student-athletes back with coaches for summer workouts and conditioning by June 8.

‘Heartbreaking decision:’ Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo canceled for 2020

The Gladewater Rodeo Association announced that its board of directors met and voted unanimously following Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s May 18th press conference to cancel the 2020 Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo.

  Paula Martin Jones Recreation Center reopens in Longview

KLTVs Jamey Boyum talks with the director of the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department.

  NCAA bans SFA from postseason play in 3 men’s sports due to academic issues

SFA Athletics was hit with three separate post season bans on Tuesday for men's basketball, football, baseball.

Youth sports making a return under phase 2 of reopening Texas

Youth sports will soon be back in East Texas.

  Jonny Louvier named Gladewater’s new head football coach

Jonny Louvier is heading back home to where his football journey began.

State championship coach moving to another East Texas team

David Schmitt is on the move after leading the Shelbyville Dragons to three straight state tournaments and an outright title in the 2018-19 season. This past season, Shelbyville was given a special trophy for making it to state but not getting to play due to COVID-19 causing the cancelation of the s

Webxtra - Weather causing delays for new SFA basketball Facility

Recent Weather has caused delays on the new basketball performance center at SFA.

Former MLB pitcher Pat Mahomes Sr. weighs in on state of league

MLB baseball hopes to be up and running in the first week of July, while still finding ways to battle COVID-19.

Patrick Mahomes delivers address at Texas Tech Virtual Spring Commencement

Patrick Mahomes gave back to the place where it all started to inspire the next class of graduates who have had to deal with unprecedented circumstances in completing their college careers.

Jeremy Jenkins heading to Tenaha to be new AD/ Head Football Coach

Tenaha has filled their head football coaching vacancy with Jeremy Jenkins from Mt. Enterprise.

  SFA athletic leaders optimistic in July 1 return to campus

SFA is hoping to have select athletes back on campus by July.

Player claims he received fake letter of intent to play football for Texas Tech

Defensive back Tre’Vante Daniels of Los Medanos College was thrilled to sign his letter of intent to play college football for Texas Tech, but Texas Tech now confirms they never sent one.

Former ‘Jack John Franklin-Myers ready for a comeback season with the Jets

After a year off due to injury former SFA Lumberjack John Franklin-Myers is ready to prove he is a starter for the New York Jets.

SFA Women’s Bowling among 10 national championship teams to earn NCAA academic honor

This year, 1,380 Division I teams from 326 schools made the list for an APR Award.

Longview native, SFA alum Ann Hollas’ success goes beyond the court

Ann Hollas made an impact on the court for SFA Volleyball the past four years. Now she is making an impact off the court in the lives of others.

Shot Clock in Texas high school basketball still a no-go

The shot clock debate will continue but any changes are not coming soon.

Lufkin’s Caleb Berry heading into senior year with momentum on recruiting trail

Caleb Berry is a name hot on the recruiting trail through East Texas.

Spring Hill athletic director/head football coach resigns

Jonny Louvier, Spring Hill ISD’s athletic director and head football coach, has stepped down from the program. Under Louvier last season, Spring Hill finished the year 6-6, making it to the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

Spotlight on East Texan Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs during 2020 NFL season

After winning the Superbowl last season, all eyes will be on Kansas City as Patrick Mahomes looks for a repeat.

NFL schedule release highlights changes for 2020

The NFL released its schedule and as far as they’re concerned, there will be a season. Super Bowl champs come out of the gate fast as Patrick Mahomes and his crew open at home on September 10.

Dallas Cowboys open season at Los Angeles vs. Rams; Texans in opening night against Chiefs

The Dallas Cowboys will open the season on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers Sept. 13.

Green flag: IndyCar to open its delayed season in Texas

IndyCar has gotten the green flag to finally start its season in Texas.

  Tyler native using background in modern dance to help professional athletes

Tyler native Michelle Tyer Heines has been busy getting future NFL stars ready for the league.

LSU grad becomes first female MLB hitting coach

LSU graduate Rachel Balkovec, has become the first-ever female full-time hitting coach in Major League Baseball, or MLB, is using this time to help others.

Baseball returns to Texas

The CSBI is bringing college baseball back to the state of Texas and a Red Raider pitcher is leading the way.

From Corrigan to Dallas: LaDarius Hamilton fulfills lifetime dream

Corrigan's LaDarius Hamilton is ready to be the next breakout non-drafted player by the Dallas Cowboys.

East Texas baseball coach heading to Lindsay ISD

After 300 wins in the East Texas region, Derrick Jenkins is heading to the north Texas region.

SFA basketball sending historic items from win over Duke to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

SFA basketball's win over Duke will be immortalized in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

NFL moving London, Mexico City games back to US stadiums because of coronavirus

All five regular-season games that would have been played internationally will now be played at the stadiums of the host teams.

Tyler Parks and Rec goes virtual during COVID-19 times

While most of their facilities remain closed due to COVID-19, the department has shifted focus to facilitating activities that can be done from home.

  ETN: Anissa Centers speaks with college athlete about abrupt end of season

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic some college seniors are forced to try to figure out ways to deal with the fallout of the abrupt end of their collegiate athletic careers.

Don Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

The Miami Dolphins said Monday that Don Shula, the winningest coach in pro football history, has died at the age of 90.

Dalton comes home to Texas as Prescott’s backup with Cowboys

Andy Dalton is coming home to Texas as Dak Prescott’s backup with the Dallas Cowboys.

Cowboys reportedly sign QB Andy Dalton to one-year deal

The Dallas Cowboys have signed former Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton to a one-year deal where he can make up to $7 million.

  East Texas rookies preparing for unique NFL Rookie mini-camp

NFL rookie Mini-camp will have a different feel this year.

College leaders remain optimistic in fall return for football

The return of college football in the fall is still up in the air but officials are optimistic.

UIL clears way for changes to summer workouts, physicals

The UIL is hoping to help athletes and coaches once in-person activity is allowed.

Dez shows support for new “88” in Dallas

There is a new No.88 in Dallas.

  Former Nacogdoches standout Brandon Jones ready for NFL

Brandon Jones was drafted last week, now he is ready to be the next star in Miami.

Chiefs use fifth-year option on Mahomes, seek long-term deal

The Kansas City Chiefs are exercising their fifth-year option on Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes.

  UIL names LaPoynor Flyers basketball team co-state champions

In the wake of the University Interscholastic League’s recent decision to name co-state champions for boys basketball at the 1A level, the LaPoynor ISD Athletic Department is making room for a new trophy in its trophy case.

  2020 Little League World Series canceled

The 75th edition of the Little League World Series will have to wait a year.

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (April 29)

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for April 29.

MLB teams offer ticket refunds, credit for games not played

Several Major League Baseball teams have announced ticket refund policies for games not played through May because of the virus outbreak.

Baseball Hall of Fame cancels induction ceremony

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and the rest of this year's Baseball Hall of Fame class will have to wait another year for their big moment at Cooperstown.

  SFA AD: all athletes could benefit from NCAA compensation plan

SFA athletic director Ryan Ivey talked about the NCAA letting athletes profit off of name image and likeness as well as a COVID-19 update.

  Goodell reduces salary to $0, NFL workers taking pay cuts

Goodell, who makes upward of $30 million a year from salaries and bonuses, voluntarily had his salary reduced this month, a person familiar with the move tells The Associated Press on Wednesday.

  Districts could see drop in revenue if UIL cancels fall events

The UIL and school districts could both take a revenue hit if COVID-19 causes a football cancellation in the fall.

Shelbyville, LaPoyner to be honored after basketball state tournament canceld

The UIL is hoping they found closure for the boy's basketball teams that lost their state tournament to COVID-19.

Texas Tech Athletics cutting budget by almost $7 million

Texas Tech has confirmed a $7 million cut to the budget for Texas Tech Athletics budget for the 20-21 school year.

Mahomes offers once in a lifetime experience to raise money for those affected by COVID-19

Patrick Mahomes has thrown his hat in the ring, joining the ‘All In Challenge’.