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Rangers name Jeff Banister as their new manager


By Dic Humphrey The Rangers named Jeff Banister to be their new manager on Thursday.  Tim Bogar was expected to get the job after guiding the team to a 14-8 record after Ron Washington resigned, but Texas went through the interview process looking at eight candidates, boiling it down to three finalists and deciding on Banister, More...

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By Dan M On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014


By Dic Humphrey The Rangers will interview a total of eight candidates for their vacant managerial job.  Internal candidates Mike Maddux and Steve Buechele were interviewed last week.  Interim manager Tim Bogar More...

By Dan M On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

League Championship Series is set to be a good one

By Dic Humphrey MLB’s version of the Final Four begins this weekend.  The League Championship Series are set with Kansas City at Baltimore leading off on Friday night, followed by More...

By Dan M On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Wrapping up the 2014 Texas Rangers season

By Dic Humphrey The 2014 Ranger season mercifully ended last Sunday the same way it began – with a loss.  In between the 14-10 shellacking by the Phillies on opening day and last Sunday’s More...

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By Dan M On Monday, October 6th, 2014

First Family of Texas Baseball on Road Again

By Bo Carter   There will not be any 587-mile, nine-hour drives (not yet, anyway) from Prosper, Texas, for the family of St. Louis Cardinals National League All-Star and TCU baseball alumnus Matt Carpenter. That More...

By BoCarter On Sunday, October 5th, 2014

College Football Notes Oct. 5-10, 2014

Tuesday, October 7, marks the 63rd annual enshrinement of the Class of 2014 NFF College Hall of Fame members and the inaugural event at the new NFF College Hall of Fame facility in Atlanta, Ga. Enshrinees and the More...

By BoCarter On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Big 12 Conference Alumni and 2014 MLB Postseason

Big 12 Conference Alumni and 2014 Major Leagues – Sept. 29, 2014 – Pre-Playoff Report By Bo Carter,, NCBWA, In memoriam: Longtime Sulphur Springs and Commerce More...

By BoCarter On Sunday, September 28th, 2014

College Football Notes Sept. 29-Oct. 4

Thursday, Sept. 25, marked the announcement of the 167 2014 semifinalists for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy. The 25th annual “academic Heisman Trophy” has been featured in a series of countdown More...

By Dan M On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Bogar would be a good choice as manager

By Dic Humphrey Last week, Ron Washington rented a room at a Las Colinas hotel and held a press conference to supposedly fess up to what really happened that caused him to resign as manager More...

By Dan M On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

News and notes as the season winds down

By Dic Humphrey The predicted delightful pennant races in the American League East and West never materialized in September. Baltimore clinched the East last Tuesday, and the Angels took More...