Stories by Stephen Hawkins

Duke headed to a another Final Four

HOUSTON - With their trio of freshmen starting, the Duke Blue Devils are going to their 16th Final Four, and a record-tying 12th for Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win over Gonzaga on Sunday to win the ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Consistent Gonzaga is seeking to take the next step

HOUSTON - Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags rarely get this deep into March Madness.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Conference foes meet with FCS title on line

FRISCO, Texas - Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State and Illinois State, who shared a conference title without having to play each other this season. meet in the FCS ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Michigan State rallies to shock Baylor

ARLINGTON, Texas - Connor Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds left to cap a three-touchdown, fourth-quarter comeback in No. 7 Michigan State's 42-41 victory over ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Big 12 teams left out of playoff

FORT WORTH, Texas - Now the Big 12 Conference has a real debate to settle after both of its co-champions were left out of the four-team playoff.
By Stephen Hawkins

Baylor claims share of Big 12 title

WACO, Texas - Bryce Petty threw for 412 yards and fifth-ranked Baylor claimed a share of its second consecutive Big 12 title with a 38-27 win over ninth-ranked Kansas State on Saturday night.
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
Top headlines

Pearl the obese dog gradually losing weight

After six months in the care of DNA rescue and through a careful rehabilitation program, Pearl has lost 15.7 pounds, down from the 76.5 she weighed when she was found as a stray on Kensington ...
Search Augusta jobs