After a calamitous college football season that was marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, UTEP and NMSU are ready for 2021 and are kicking things off with the Battle of I-10.
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What was the highlight of my sports writing career? That’s easy.
What an incredible summer stretch it has been for El Paso Locomotive FC.
For years, El Paso has committed to improving the quality of life for its residents, yet I believe it lacks some key facilities for youth sports.
The El Paso Chihuahuas’ season will be extended into October with the addition of 10 games as part of the Triple-A Final Stretch schedule.
I have been asked if I encountered much racism throughout my sports writing career. Yes, I have.
Sometimes it is fun to look back at what took place in sports in El Paso at this time years ago. I turned back the clock to the first week in July 2007, and here are three major local sports stories making headlines then:
I was sitting at my desk at in the sports department of The El Paso Herald-Post one day in 1961 when a tall young man walked in.
Joe Golding’s support staff is in place for his first season as UTEP’s head basketball coach. The Miners have the perfect blend of experience, bench coaching, recruiting – and even NBA star power.
I have such pleasant memories of the time I covered the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, in May 1981 – as well as other Triple Crown races.
The El Paso Border Youth Athletic Association not only survived the pandemic but was able to get five high school baseball players into college.
With the El Paso Chihuahuas season in full swing, I’m reminded of my years covering the former El Paso professional baseball team.
One year ago, the entire 2020 El Paso Chihuahuas baseball season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This message from Mark Brunner of the UTEP sports information department:
Guests at Southwest University Park attending Chihuahuas games or Locomotive FC matches are no longer required to mask up.
The College Football Playoff management committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss the feedback members have received from campuses since a 12-team expansion plan was unveiled in June.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has made the long run from the north end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Stadium through the traditional Arkansas ‘A’ a few times.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 and the Southwestern Athletic Conference are forming a basketball educational and scheduling partnership.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans hope Tyrod Taylor can play Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers.
CLEVELAND (AP) — With quarterback Baker Mayfield's left shoulder smarting and dependable wide receiver Jarvis Landry in the locker room with a knee injury, Browns coach Kevin Stefanski was forced to make an in-game adjustment.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are using fast starts to start fast this season.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The role for versatile rookie Micah Parsons in the Dallas defense just got a little more intriguing after the linebacker essentially replaced injured star pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence in a 20-17 win over the Los Angeles …
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback Tyrod Taylor is day to day with a hamstring injury as the Texans face a quick turnaround with a Thursday night game against Carolina.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan formally entered the race for Ohio's open U.S. Senate seat on Monday, adding a centrist voice more akin to exiting Republican Rob Portman's than to the crowded, Trump-aligned field of GOP…
Houston Astros (88-61, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-77, fourth in the AL West)
Texas Rangers (55-94, fifth in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (83-67, fourth in the AL East)
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Four years and eight months after the Los Angeles Chargers relocated, they finally got what they sought when they moved up from San Diego to the nation's second-largest metropolis.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting in their apartments in Brooklyn, many of the New York Liberty players gathered to watch the final day of play in the WNBA regular season. They needed a lot of help Sunday to reach the postseason for the first time since 2017.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Greg Zuerlein connected on a 56-yard field goal as time expired to give the Dallas Cowboys a 20-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points and the Dallas Wings closed the WNBA regular season on Sunday with an 87-84 win over Los Angeles, which kept the Sparks out of the playoffs, giving the No. 8 seed to the New York Liberty.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas fired coach Luchi Gonzalez on Sunday and replaced him on an interim bases with Marco Ferruzzi, the club's director of soccer operations.
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