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North Texas Has Its Own WNBA Team: Dallas Wings

Nov 2, 2015
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Arlington’s latest pro sports team will be called the Dallas Wings. Team President David Swatzell made the announcement Monday at UT-Arlington.

A screenshot from a video posted on YouTube shows the referee just before he was hit.
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A Texas high school assistant football coach has denied ordering two players to hit a referee and says he only resigned under threat of being fired.

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Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.


Oct. 23, 2011. That’s the last time Arlington felt the surge of two sold-out stadiums on the same day.

Nearly 150,000 fans will come to town Sunday. And with no public transit, Rangers Vice President of Ballpark Operations Sean Decker has a challenge.

No matter what happens on the gridiron, someone’s getting barbecue. And it’s for a good cause.

Gov. Mary Fallin made her traditional friendly wager with her counterpart south of the Red River over the outcome of Saturday’s annual football matchup in Dallas between the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Texas at Austin.

“I felt a little bad about accepting this bet because UT doesn’t stand a chance,” Fallin said in a statement. “The Sooners are going to bring home a win.”

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The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.


Nearly three decades after the school’s football program got the “death penalty” for violating recruiting rules, the basketball program was nailed Tuesday morning.

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The NCAA is banning the SMU men's basketball team from postseason play, saying the university has committed academic fraud and unethical conduct.

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The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable sports franchise in the world at a worth of $4 billion, according to Forbes magazine.


For Dallas Cowboys fans, Sunday will be the end of a long drought, and they hope last season wasn’t a mirage.