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Major League Baseball welcomes the new replay system that will go in effect in a couple of weeks when the 2014 season begins. The eyeball-to-eyeball jawing between the umpires and the managers should abate considerably along with the kicking of


The National Football League just finished one of the most extensive and thorough combines it has ever had and decided the time was right to launch a campaign to ban the use of the racial slur “N-word” and also the

Texans no. 1 Pick may not be Johnny Football

The National Football League’s Scouting Combine that just concluded at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis is becoming the Holy Grail for teams selecting the correct collegiate football players in the upcoming draft in May. More than 300 college football prospects,

Pete Carroll’s quirky coaching methods pay huge dividends

Sunday’s 43-8 blowout victory by the Seattle Seahawks over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII proved to be the icing on the cake for Head Coach Pete Carroll and the grief he has taken throughout his long coaching career.

Super Bowl XLVIII: Best two teams, worst stadium choice

It’s been decades since the National Football League’s most proficient offense has been lined up against the NFL’s stingiest defense, but it’s about to happen Sunday evening in MetLife Stadium at The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J. Rutherford, New Jersey,

Earl Thomas ecstatic about missing Sunday’s Pro Bowl game


Last Sunday was probably one of the most important days of the 2013 National Football League season because it was when the National and American Football Conference champions would be crowned. These two winners would be the teams playing in

Kaz’s Korner


  Cowboys facing “playoffs-or-bust” situation again The 2013 National Football League season has sped by just like the Christmas shopping time did as the 17th and final week takes place this weekend.The parity that the league strives for each season

Itinerary looks quite full for Santa this week

Santa KAZ

While walking through the Mall last week waiting for wife Susan to buy something that I wasn’t supposed to see, I sat down at the nice rest area to wait a bit more comfortably. I spotted Santa visiting with the

Lovie Smith should be top choice as Texans new head coach

There wasn’t much doubt in anybody’s mind that follows the National Football League that the Houston Texans were going to make a coaching change. After all, when a team is considered to be a Super Bowl contender and then turns

What a difference three months make

Just about 90 days ago Southeast Texas football fans were all excited about the start of the 2013 National Football League season in general and the Houston Texans in particular. After getting to the playoffs two years in a row

It’s crunch time for many college and NFL teams

If you look at the results of a cross-section of last weekend’s college and National Football League games you will see some very close final scores. That’s because it is essential teams must post victories at this time of the

Instant replay coming to major league baseball in 2014

Even though the high school, college and pro football seasons are still going great guns and getting a majority of the sports publicity, other things are occurring in the world of sports such as the approval for funding expanded instant

Today’s NFL features younger quarterbacks, simpler plays

If one were to scrutinize the starting offensive lineups of the 32 National Football League teams, it would be revealed that more than half of the teams are dependent on young quarterbacks who have been out of college five years

Saints shine; Pokes, Texans questionable At NFL midway point

Eight weeks are in the books for the 2013 National Football League season and it’s time to grade the three franchises—the Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints— closest to Southeast Texas at the half-way point. About half of

Cowboy’s baseball reunion highlights Mcneese Homecoming

The phone rang late in the summer and the caller ID indicated Jim Bischoff was on the other end. Jim Bischoff, I thought to myself, heck I haven’t seen or heard from him since he graduated from McNeese in 1962.

Mack Brown, Gary Kubiak switch places on the hot seat

The fickle football fans in the Lone Star State did a major about-face within a 24-hour period about the neck of which head football coach should be on that proverbial chopping block. For the past four weeks, many Texas Longhorns

One of NFL’s best teams coming to Reliant Stadium Sunday

The Houston Texans realized Sunday at Baltimore that they couldn’t continue to live on the edge and pull victories out on the final play of the game for the entire season. Things just don’t happen that way in the National

Week 2 proves there’s plenty of parity in the NFL

The one good thing about the first few weeks of the National Football League season is that almost every one of the 32 teams in the league are at least 95 per cent healthy. Not many of the impact players

Fans of Dallas Cowboys, Texas Longhorns defenses shocked

Two of the Lone Star State’s most fabled football teams—the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns—shocked their faithful followers inversely in less than a 24-hour time span last weekend. All week long the Texas Longhorn players and coaches bragged about

2013 NFL season set to open tomorrow

All those murderous two-a-day training camps and exhibition games are now a thing of the past as the 32 National Football League teams have trimmed their respective rosters down to the league-mandated 53 players. It’s now time to see how

New player-safety rules greet 2013 college football season

When the 2013 college football season begins tomorrow (Thurs.), there are a few new rules in effect that are going to really upset head coaches on whose team these infractions are called. Two of these new rules have to do