Stories by Stephen Hawkins

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

SMU basketball team trying to do something 'crazy special'

Since SMU can't go to the the NCAA Tournament, the Mustangs are trying do something "crazy special" like win all their games.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

North Dakota State wins fifth consecutive FCS title

FRISCO, Texas - Carson Wentz threw for a touchdown and ran for two more scores in his first game since mid-October, sending North Dakota State to an unprecedented fifth straight FCS championship.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State are Big 12's best hopes for playoff spot

The Big 12's playoff prospects have shifted from the banks of the Brazos north of the Red River into Oklahoma, where the Sooners are surging and Oklahoma State is still undefeated.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Johnson passes Keselowski late to win at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jimmie Johnson won his fourth consecutive fall race at Texas, overcoming Brad Keselowski's dominating Chase-contending car with three laps to go Sunday.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Logano not dwelling on Kenseth incident

FORT WORTH, Texas - Joey Logano arrived at Texas with a clear conscience, an easy smile and a new focus after being intentionally wrecked by Matt Kenseth last weekend.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Texas A&M takes 35-28 win over USC

Highly touted true freshman quarterback Kyler Murray ran for 156 yards and threw for 223 more in his first start for Texas A&M, and the Aggies ended a two-game slide with a 35-28 win over ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

No. 2 Baylor facing potential huge loss with QB hurt

WACO, Texas - Playoff hopeful Baylor is facing a potentially huge loss after staying undefeated, with quarterback Seth Russell set to see a specialist for a fractured bone in his neck.
By Stephen Hawkins

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Blue Jays force Game 5 in AL Division Series

Toronto beat the Texas 8-4 on Monday to force a deciding Game 5 at home in the AL Division Series.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Blue Jays handle Rangers, stay alive in ALDS

ARLINGTON, Texas - Troy Tulowitzki drove in four runs and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided elimination in the AL Division Series with a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 3 on Sunday night.
By Stephen Hawkins

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

NCAA cracks down on SMU men's basketball

DALLAS - The NCAA banned the SMU men's basketball team and suspended veteran coach Larry Brown after concluding that he simply turned his back on a case of academic fraud involving one of his players.
By Stephen Hawkins

Monday, June 1, 2015

Familiar All-Star faces led resurgence by Rangers in May

Prince Fielder and Josh Hamilton's homecoming were part of magnificent month for the surging Texas Rangers.
By Stephen Hawkins

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hamilton feeling right at home in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas - Josh Hamilton took the turn on Ballpark Way driving toward the Texas Rangers' stadium, and felt right at home.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial, denies Spieth

FORT WORTH, Texas - Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a playoff at Colonial and winning by a stroke Sunday for his fourth career PGA Tour ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Na in position to win while Poulter tries to ditch label

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kevin Na regained sole possession of the lead with a late birdie Saturday at Colonial, taking a one-stroke lead over Ian Poulter into the final round.
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, May 22, 2015

Na closes with 'good bogey,' leads at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kevin Na went without a bogey in the second round until his final hole Friday, finishing with a 4-under 66 for the lead halfway through soggy Colonial.
By Stephen Hawkins

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Spieth grabs share of lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Masters Tournament champion Jordan Spieth made a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole with darkness falling Thursday, grabbing a share of the first-round lead in the ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Spieth eager to start 'fun stretch' in his home state

FORT WORTH, Texas — Back home in Texas, Jordan Spieth will be introduced in consecutive weeks as the Masters Tournament champion to crowds filled with family and friends.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Hamilton might be facing last chance in baseball

ARLINGTON, Texas - Josh Hamilton knows in hindsight that he probably should have never left Texas.
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Harvick's tap irritates Logano

FORT WORTH, Texas - The only shove by Kevin Harvick in Texas this time came on the track.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Johnson picks up fifth victory at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jimmie Johnson led 128 laps to get his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
By Stephen Hawkins
 
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