AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year

  Natasha Mack overcame life’s growing pains on her way to the WNBA

Texas Tech tops Stephen F. Austin 7-5 Wednesday afternoon

SFA women’s basketball brings home honors from Dave Campbell’s Texas basketball

SFA soccer advances to Southland semifinal on PKs

  WEBXTRA: Historic win for Central ISD girls track team

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Sen. Ted Cruz leads group to strip Major League Baseball of its decades-old antitrust exemption

WNBA stars praise college players for exposing NCAA inequality

SFA Soccer opens conference tournament play on Tuesday

Kevin James to play Sean Payton in upcoming movie about bountygate

Hideki Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket

  Raw Iron Powerlifting League hosts first full-power, nationally accredited meet in Tyler

SFA Soccer picks up regular season Southland Championship

SFA finished the regular season as the Southland Champions despite being picked to finish 8th in the preseason poll.

SFA, Sam Houston Marathon soccer match ends in no contest

The Friday weather caused the SFA soccer game to be canceled.

  Hudson’s Riley Smith to make first MLB start Saturday

Hudson's Riley Smith is fulfilling a childhood dream on Saturday night.

UIL Regional soccer finals matchups for East Texas teams

Only three East Texas teams are left in the UIL soccer playoffs.

  Former SFA assistant coach Rebecca Alvidrez introduced as new head coach for UT Tyler women’s basketball

  SFA Soccer one win away from first regular season crown since 2015

  WATCH: Houston Texans’ Coach Lovie Smith talks East Texas football, women in NFL roles

  WebXtra: Soccer now part of Corrigan-Camden HS athletics program

HODGETOWN to host ‘Red Dirt Rivalry’ baseball game, nationally televised on ESPNU

  SFA to start selling alcohol at baseball, softball games

Johnson, McIlroy seeking exclusive company at the Masters

The Masters is the one major keeping Rory McIlroy from joining the most elite company in golf by completing the career Grand Slam.

Longview Baylor grad recalls 1948 Final Four year

As Baylor University celebrates its first NCAA championship win in men’s basketball, one Baylor graduate is also celebrating, and reflecting on another year where the Bears very nearly accomplished the same thing.

  Watson’s Accuser speaks out, Watson’s team stands their ground

Both sides in the Deshaun Watson case continue to plea their case in the public arena.

  NJCAA Region XIV Basketball tournament Day 1 recap

The NJCAA basketball postseason is underway with conference tournaments.

  MLB officially moves All-Star Game to Denver’s Coors Field

Major League Baseball officially announced the new venue Tuesday after pulling the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to extensive changes to Georgia’s voting laws.

Rangers fill stands with fans, who accept ‘calculated risk’

Long lines lacking social distancing required fans to wind through the concourse, and they were sometimes shoulder-to-shoulder in bottlenecks.

Mark Adams confirmed as next TTU Head Basketball coach

Texas Tech University has confirmed Mark Adams as the school’s next head basketball coach, following Chris Beard’s departure from the program late last week.

Baylor ends Gonzaga’s bid for perfect season with 86-70 victory

Baylor is on top of the college basketball world, winning its first national championship while denying perfection for Gonzaga.

AP source: MLB moving All-Star Game to Denver’s Coors Field

Major League Baseball plans to relocate the All-Star Game to Coors Field in Denver.

Mike Wood stepping down as Kilgore head football coach, will remain AD

The Kilgore Bulldogs will be led by a new coach in 2021.

  Longview and Palestine boys, Henderson girls heading to soccer regional finals

The Longview Lobos soccer team is in the UIL Regional semifinals for the first time in school history.

Henderson reassigns Athletic Director Phil Castles

Phil Castles will no longer be the head football coach for the Henderson Lions.

NCAA fan’s death prompts contact tracing in Indiana

Health officials in Indiana said Saturday they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night’s death of a Crimson Tide fan who was in Indianapolis for the NCAA Tournament last weekend.

  Nacogdoches soccer in regional semifinal after thrilling OT win over Lufkin

The Nacogdoches Dragons pulled off a last second overtime win to advance in the playoffs.

Natasha Mack picks up 2021 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award

Natasha Mack continued to assert her dominance in the college basketball award season on Frdiay.

Durant fined $50,000 for offensive language on social media

Actor Michael Rapaport released images of the private messages on his Twitter account, and they included homophobic and misogynistic language from the Brooklyn Nets star.

Beard says it was a ‘difficult decision’ to leave Texas Tech

Chris Beard says it was the most difficult decision of his life to leave Texas Tech. He was introduced by UT officials Friday morning as its new head men’s basketball coach.

  SFA Ladyjacks set to play in Southland tournament

The SFA Ladyjacks are ready to defend their conference title in the postseason tournament.

  Block Party: Natasha Mack picks up WBCA Defensive Player of the Year honor

Natasha Mack is the defensive player of the year.

WATCH: Hocutt insists Beard departure is ‘change in direction, not a setback’

Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt insists it’s “not a setback, but a change in direction” as Coach Chris Beard leaves the basketball program to take a job with the University of Texas.

  Marty Murr leaving San Augustine for Jarrell ISD job

Marty Murr is heading west to take over the Jarrell ISD football program.

1982 Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker featured at The Bridge’s Heroes and Legends

The Bridge, an organization that provides a child’s path to healing and justice held their annual signature event, Heroes and Legends Wednesday night. The event featured special guest and former Dallas Cowboy running back Herschel Walker.

  SFA’s Vischer, Kensmil pick up Southland Student Athlete of the Year honors

Stephanie Vischer and Gavin Kensmil have shown they can succeed both on and off the court at SFA.

  UIL Soccer Regional Quarterfinals

Just a handful of teams remain from East Texas in the UIL soccer playoffs.

Allen ISD hires East Texas native Chad Morris as next head football coach

Chad Morris will be the next head football coach at the largest school in Texas.

  WebXtra: Angelina Benefit Rodeo back for 2021

After COVID-19 canceled the Angelina Benefit Rodeo last year, The Lufkin Noon Lion’s Club is back to getting the rodeo ready to go for 2021.

  UT-Tyler volleyball sweeps their way into LSC finals

The UT-Tyler volleyball team remained perfect on the year and are in the LSC finals.

NFL owners approve 17-game regular season, 3 preseason games

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games.

Cowboys DL Tyrone Crawford retires from the NFL

Tyrone Crawford is hanging up the cleats after nearly a decade in the NFL.

  NFL moving to 17 game schedule starting with 2021 season

The NFL is expanding their regular season.

  SFA’s Marissa Banfield set to compete at State Farm College Dunk and 3 Point Championships

Marissa Banfield will get one last chance to compete before her college basketball career is done.

  Lufkin’s Luis Flores sets single season goal record for Pack Soccer

Luis Flores now is single season and all-time leading goal scorer at Lufkin high school.

  UIL Area Round soccer

East Texas soccer teams are still alive in the Area Round.

  SFA Baseball looking to keep winning streak going against UIW

The SFA Baseball team is looking to build on recent success.

Former WWE superstar Mark Henry passing on his knowledge to next generation of wrestlers

He is not using his World's Strongest Slam anymore but that doesn't mean Mark Henry is not involved in wrestling.

Legacy’s Kah’Lil Montague wins powerlifting gold

KahLil Montague wowed the crowd at the 2021 Texas High School state powerlifting meet.

SFA baseball sweeps McNeese with Sunday 2-0 win

The SFA Lumberjacks picked up their 5th straight win on Sunday.

SFA volleyball wins 4th-stright SLC regular season title

The SFA Ladyjacks won a final SLC regular season title before heading to the WAC next year.

  Spring football heats up in East Texas

Spring football is alive in East Texas.

  Nacogdoches Rodeo contestants make up for lost time

The Nacogdoches County Championship Rodeo is in day two and a lot of contestants are making up for lost time. The rodeo circuit came to a complete halt this time last year.

  Texas hunting seasons regulations change

Texas hunters will have a few less restrictions during the upcoming hunting seasons, and several East Texas counties are affected by changes. 'Texas Parks and Wildlife' has released a list of changes for 2021-22, that will have impact on numerous East Texas counties.

  Major League anglers team up to clean Jasper Marine’s yard

Professional anglers took some time away from a tournament on the Sam Rayburn Reservoir to help give back to a Marine from Jasper County.

  Lufkin opens soccer playoffs with 7-1 win over Pine Tree.

Lufkin seemde to have all the answers on the pitch Friday night against Pine Tree.

  7 Lufkin football players sign to play with college programs

Seven Lufkin football players signed to play with college programs this week.

UIL expanding field for regional track meets

The UIL is backing off of their COVID-19 restrictions for track qualifiers.

  UIL Soccer Bi-District playoffs

The UIL playoffs start on Thursday.

  Whitehouse fisherman hooks record-setting bass at Lake Tyler

An East Texas man and his fishing buddy are still reeling after the big catch.

  Trinity powerlifter wins gold at state, sets record

A Trinity junior is now a state champion and record holder in powerlifting.

Texans QB Watson facing 13 lawsuits alleging sex assault

Six more women have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment, bringing the total number of such lawsuits against the NFL player to 13.

  East Texas bull riders dominate PBR event

Two East Texans finished in the top two of the elite PBR Unleash The Beast Caterpillar Classic at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City Sunday.

Lufkin native Natasha Mack named finalist for Defensive Player of the Year

Natasha Mack is one step closer to becoming the National Defensive Player of the Year.

  SFA football starts spring practices

The Stephen F. Austin State University football team took the field Monday morning for their first practice of the 2021 spring semester.

  NFL reveals plans for upcoming 3-day draft in Cleveland

The league said the three-day event will be open to the public, and protocols from the experiences of hosting the Super Bowl in Tampa will be in place.

Red Raiders fall to Razorbacks 68-66 in 2nd round of NCAA Tournament

The Texas Tech men’s basketball season comes to a close in the round of 32, as the Red Raiders fall to the Arkansas Razorbacks 68-66.

  12-seeded SFA Ladyjacks fall in heartbreaker to 5-seeded Georgia Tech in overtime

The SFA Ladyjacks lost a heartbreaker in the NCAA round 1 tournament

Lufkin’s Natasha Mack picks up double-double in Oklahoma State’s NCAA Round 1 win

Natasha Mack had another monster game in her NCAA tournament debut.

  SFA Ladyjacks ready to play bracket buster in San Antonio

It is almost game time for the SFA Ladyjacks.

SWE Fury, a wrestling company, holds tryout camp in Canton

SWE Fury, a wrestling company run by former WWE wrestlers, held a tryout camp at the Canton Civic Center Saturday.