Stories by Stephen Hawkins

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Oregon moves into top four

Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the top four.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Fight mars Johnson's victory in Texas

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway, but while he was celebrating, Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon confronted Brad Keselowski after Keselowski made contact with him.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Newman makes late move

Ryan Newman is the shocking surprise among the eight drivers still in contention for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Stephen Hawkins

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Baylor coach isn't looking too far ahead

WACO, Texas - Baylor coach Art Briles started talking about the significance of the fourth-ranked Bears' wild comeback victory over Texas Christian. 
By Stephen Hawkins

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Longtime rivals TCU, Baylor set to clash in top-10 showdown

WACO, Texas - Baylor and Texas Christian first played each other in 1899, when both schools were still located in Waco.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

No. 6 Texas A&M rallies for OT win

ARLINGTON, Texas - Kenny Hill threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, with a 25-yarder to Malcome Kennedy on the first play of overtime, and sixth-ranked Texas A&M rallied to beat Arkansas ...
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
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