Stories by Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Rangers complete sweep of struggling Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas - Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Texas coach isn't interested in discussing national championships

Charlie Strong riled up plenty of Texas fans during a statewide spring tour by saying the Longhorns wouldn't be in the national championship game.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Scott wins Colonial in playoff

FORT WORTH, Texas - Adam Scott made a 7-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to end his first week as the world's No. 1 player with a victory at Colonial.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Toms is among Colonial leaders

FORT WORTH, Texas - Three years after the last of his 13 PGA Tour victories, 47-year-old David Toms is tied for the lead at the Colonial.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, May 23, 2014

PGA Tour rookie leads Colonial

Brice Garnett shot 4-under-par 66 on Friday and has a one-stroke lead over Chris Stroud (64) and Robert Streb (68) after two rounds of the Colonial.
By Stephen Hawkins

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Johnson leads Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Dustin Johnson had played Colonial only once before, six years ago when he didn't even make it to the final round. Now he's leading with 65.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Ex-Bulldog wins Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Brendon Todd won the Byron Nelson Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a bogey-free 4-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Mike Weir.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Oosthuizen, Todd are tied for lead in Texas

Louis Oosthuizen birdied four of the last five holes for 6-under-par 64 on Saturday and a share of the third-round lead with former Georgia golfer Brendon Todd.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, May 16, 2014

Todd is in front at Byron Nelson Champioship

IRVING, Texas - Former Georgia golfer Brendon Todd shot 64 and leads the Byron Nelson Championship by two shots after 36 holes.
By Stephen Hawkins

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Hanson leads Byron Nelson; Duval among group one back

IRVING, Texas - Peter Hanson made his only back-nine birdie with a 6-foot putt at the 18th hole Thursday, closing out 5-under-par 65 for a one-stroke lead over former Georgia Tech golfer David Duval.
By Stephen Hawkins

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Byron Nelson tournament a special event for Spieth

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth was a 16-year-old amateur when he tied for 16th at the Byron Nelson Championship in 2010. The following year, Spieth missed his high school graduation after making ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Rangers' Darvish has another close bid for no-hitter

ARLINGTON, Texas - Yu Darvish thought he had given up a hit when David Ortiz made contact. The Rangers ace was talking about the popup in the seventh, not the clean single by Ortiz with two outs ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Thompson returns to the course

A lot has happened for Lexi Thompson in the three weeks since the 19-year-old became a major champion. Now it is time to get back on the course.
By Stephen Hawkins

Monday, April 7, 2014

Logano tops Gordon with last-lap pass

FORT WORTH, Texas - Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps after a late caution Monday in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, March 21, 2014

Baylor women's coach to miss game because of suspension

WACO, Texas - Baylor coach Kim Mulkey will be at her house instead of on the sideline for her team's opener. She will serve a one-game suspension for criticizing the officiating in a Sweet 16 game ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Who will replace 'Dunk City' as NCAA Tournament darlings?

Will another double-digit seed step up in all the madness this year, as Florida Gulf Coast did in 2013?
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Baseball clubhouses see changes in camaraderie

Many old-school players spent their time after coming off the field hanging out and sharing stories with teammates. Sure, players today still talk baseball and spend plenty of time together - but ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Rangers could have seven nationalities on Opening Day-roster

Though it was never a goal, the Texas Rangers could have as many as seven different nationalities represented on their opening day roster. Team officials say it's simply the pursuit - a worldwide ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Sermanni changing emphasis in 2nd year with US women's soccer team

After finding out the uniqueness of coaching the US women's soccer team, Tom Sermanni is changing the emphasis in his second year at the helm.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

North Dakota State wins third consecutive FCS title

FRISCO, Texas - Brock Jensen and North Dakota State got their perfect ending, capping a 15-0 season with a 35-7 victory over Towson on Saturday as the Bison claimed their third consecutive FCS title.
By Stephen Hawkins
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