HITCHCOCK — The city has begun a wide-ranging search for a new police chief, commissioners said.
HITCHCOCK — The city has begun a wide-ranging search for a new police chief, commissioners said.
GALVESTON — With at least three deaths of pets attributed to wild animals and a rise in number of calls to the city, island residents are worried about the safety of domesticated dogs and cats
TEXAS CITY – The Texas City Stings and their standout senior inside linebacker D’Vonta Hinton find themselves in a very different place now compared to this time last year.
Week 1 of Galveston County football saw familiar standouts from last season look like they were in midseason form.
The discussion about College of the Mainland’s pool has been painful.
A jury awarded Russell Washington, the former police chief for the La Marque Independent School District who claimed he was wrongfully terminated, $83,236, including $70,049 for mental anguish.
Science has long proved that smoking is bad for you and those around you, with 90 percent of lung cancer cases caused by smoking.
GALVESTON — Patients arriving at the Transitional Learning Center in Galveston’s East End live within a shadow.
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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.
Breaking down the ballots for the first regular-season AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's opening weekend.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Just call him Kenny Trill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Offensive-minded Baylor coach Art Briles spent a lot of time during the offseason trying to convince everyone how good he expected the Bears to be on defense.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — It isn't often a team gains confidence following a defeat, but for Oklahoma State, being able to compete on a level playing field with No. 1 Florida State last Saturday night provided a nice boost.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma said all summer it expected to field a better defense than the unit that led the Big 12 in total defense last year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer was not very happy with his fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes at halftime Saturday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — One of the defining qualities of Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is his ability to generate optimism in lieu of success.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, will not play this week against BYU after getting headaches and feeling dizzy in the hours following the Longhorns' season-opening win over North Texas.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is doubtful for this week's game against McNeese State because of an injury to his left knee.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty took a bruising shot to his lower back on No. 10 Baylor's first offensive drive in its new riverfront stadium.
WACO, Texas (AP) — RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.
ATLANTA (AP) — Looking for a way to calm a jittery first-time starting quarterback, No. 2 Alabama broke out the no-huddle offense for a while against West Virginia.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jameis Winston and No. 1 Florida State might have to play better for a return trip to the stadium where the next national title will be decided.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kenny Hilliard scored on a 28-yard touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter rally for No. 13 LSU in a 28-24 win over No. 14 Wisconsin at NRG Stadium on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Todd Gurley felt strong and healthy.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn offense didn't slow down a bit, even with Nick Marshall a spectator for half the game.
ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims took a seat on the bench next to Jake Coker after leading Alabama to a score and the two chatted for a few minutes before it was time for the offense to go back on the field.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ty Montgomery returned his first career punt for a touchdown and caught five passes for 77 yards and another score, and No. 11 Stanford tuned up for a date with No. 15 Southern California next week by routing UC Davis 45-0 on Saturday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — There might come a time when Ohio State coach Urban Meyer expands his offensive playbook to include various long passes, reverses and bootlegs.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
DUBLIN (AP) — Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Connor Cook threw a long touchdown pass for Michigan State's first points of the season — and coach Mark Dantonio's immediate reaction was concern.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The idea started with a phone call.
ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition.
Texas A&M's outburst, Boise State's flop and Temple's late-night surprise were just an appetizer.
Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bo Wallace wants to close his college career in style.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin knows his Aggies have more to accomplish. Still, he couldn't help but take pride in the team's dominating show at Southeastern Conference power South Carolina.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — D.J. Foster slid into the featured back role with ease. Taylor Kelly and Jaelen Strong picked up where they left off last season. The young defense held its ground.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — The green artificial turf at Rynearson Stadium didn't do Eastern Michigan's football team any favors over the past decade, so the team hopes a switch to gray might give it a fresh outlook.
ATLANTA (AP) — For much of the night, it was tough to watch. Mississippi hardly looked like the 18th-ranked team in the country. Boise State in no way resembled the program that used to beat the big boys with such regularity.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame added reserve safety Eilar Hardy to the list of four Irish players being withheld from practice and games as the university completed its investigation into whether they may have turned in homework and papers completed by others.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.
A new era in college football is here.
Growing up in West Virginia, Nick Saban would peek through the rails at the old WVU Fieldhouse as Jerry West played basketball far below.
ATLANTA (AP) — The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
Look beyond campus for the big games this weekend: College football's season-opening extravaganza features four marquee matchups in NFL stadiums.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State opens the season with some serious questions on deck.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin hasn't officially named a starting quarterback. LSU has declared it will use two.
Braxton Miller's season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country's most dynamic quarterbacks.
ATLANTA (AP) — Welcome back, college football!
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's claim that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.
DALLAS (AP) — SMU has added Kevlar-fortified liners designed to lower the risk of concussions to the inside of its football helmets.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Braxton Miller came through surgery just fine.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The foundation of Jimbo Fisher's coaching philosophy began during rides home with his father after Pop Warner games. His dad would pepper him in the car with a single question: Why?
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald flies around the practice field some days like he was still playing. Other days, he gets his kicks by running training camp more like a summer camp.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have announced a name and sponsor for its college bowl game.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin football recruit has been sentenced to a year in jail for sexually assaulting a woman during a visit to the Madison campus last December.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Drake Johnson will never forget it.
PHOENIX (AP) — The quarterback throws toward the sideline, where a receiver hauls the pass in, gets two feet down and flips the ball to the official.
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