Stories by Stephen Hawkins

Articles from the Stephen Hawkins section archive

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

Friday, April 10, 2015

Logano still relishing 'cool moment' at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Joey Logano had dreams as a kid of racing his favorite driver Jeff Gordon to the checkered flag. That was reality a year ago at Texas, when Logano made a last-lap pass of ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Duke headed to 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
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