Through donations from businesses and individuals the Blue Santa program provides three wrapped gifts for each child in need.
By 2041, Galveston Bay could be the source of 30 or more floods per year due to rising sea levels, according to a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
This year’s flounder run is winding down and, while there are going to be stragglers of all sizes being caught for a while, the peak is behind us.
Christmas and Hannukah shopping for the runners on the “nice” list shouldn’t take much longer than running a 5K.
When state lawmakers gather in Austin next month to wrestle with the great legislative issues of the day, they should at least consider ending a gross fiction that has allowed a substantial illegal industry to flourish for years.
Dickinson High School students recently received (The Daily News, Dec. 16) almost $15,000 in grants for their work with robotics.
It’s like some sort of tall tale.
Pee Wee Kershaw was born on a house boat on a Louisiana bayou in 1930 in the middle of the Great Depression. His parents were always playing music.
My good friends over at The Grand 1894 Opera House sure have a lot going on this Christmas season!
DALLAS (AP) — Allen High School's Kyler Murray, who has a 41-0 record as the starter and is trying to win a third straight state championship, is the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Player of the Year.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — British army experts have dismantled a suspected booby-trap bomb hidden underneath an off-duty British soldier's car in Northern Ireland.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand.
PHOENIX (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 17 points and led the decisive second-half spurt that sent No. 10 Louisville over Grand Canyon 65-51 on Thursday night.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Roshunda Johnson scored 16 points, including the final go-ahead bucket late in the second half, to lift No. 19 Oklahoma State to a 55-49 win over Weber State on Thursday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Four days after losing a game in double overtime because they couldn't make an open shot, the Bearcats fixed that problem.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Williams scored 26 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds to help No. 13 Duke beat Oklahoma 92-72 on Wednesday night.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, and No. 1 South Carolina beat Hampton 69-49 on Wednesday night.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chelsey Shumpert scored a career-high 18 points, including five 3-pointers, as Chattanooga stunned No. 7 Stanford 54-46 Wednesday for its second home victory over a top-10 opponent this season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jessica January scored 25 points and Megan Rogowski added 21 to help No. 25 DePaul beat Loyola-Chicago 109-84 on Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cierra Burdick scored 10 points and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds Tuesday as No. 11 Tennessee held off Wichita State 54-51 to earn its fourth straight victory.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Alexis Peterson scored 18 points and No. 19 Syracuse crushed in-state opponent Canisius 70-37 on Tuesday.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Oregon State's trip across the country yielded its biggest regular-season win in two decades.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 16 points to help No. 15 Oklahoma defeat Oral Roberts 85-53 on Tuesday night.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Amber Orrange scored 20 points, Kaylee Johnson matched her career high with 22 rebounds, and No. 7 Stanford returned from its annual two-week break for final exams to beat Santa Clara 82-43 on Sunday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Azia Bishop scored a season-high 15 points and had 12 rebounds in No. 8 Kentucky's 71-55 victory over Belmont on Sunday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell each scored 19 points and played big roles down the stretch in helping No. 4 Louisville survive UNC Wilmington 68-57 on Sunday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — When St. John's landed Rysheed Jordan, the consensus was that he would be an excellent starter.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Breanna Richardson scored 12 points and Martha Alwal added 10 as No. 22 Mississippi State held Southern Miss to just one first-half field goal on the way to a 73-46 victory on Sunday afternoon.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Briana Day scored 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked three shots to lead No. 20 Syracuse to an easy 70-25 win over North Carolina Central on Sunday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A'ja Wilson scored 23 points and Elem Ibiam had 21 points, both career highs, as No. 1 South Carolina routed Savannah State 111-49 on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Wiltjer scored 24 points and No. 9 Gonzaga led all the way in beating UCLA 87-74 on Saturday night, snapping the Bruins' four-game overall winning streak and handing them their first home loss.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Devin Hudson scored 14 points, hauled in 12 rebounds and sank the game-winning bucket in overtime Saturday to lift Long Beach State to a 58-56 upset win in overtime over No. 18 California.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The game was over, and it was time for Navy to celebrate its 13th straight victory over Army.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self rarely wastes time in practice working on free throws. Instead, he leaves it up to his guys to squeeze in the work, whether it's arriving before or staying late, or getting a few shots up between drills.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Courtney Walker scored 17 of her 19 points in the first half and No. 4 Texas A&M routed Houston 94-55 on Saturday to improve to 11-0.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Moving gingerly on crutches and showing little emotion two days after sustaining a season-ending knee injury, soft-spoken Kentucky forward Alex Poythress didn't hesitate when coach John Calipari asked him to lead the pregame remarks.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Lindsay Allen scored a career-high 17 points, Jewell Loyd added 14 and No. 5 Notre Dame beat Michigan 70-50 on Saturday.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland coach Mark Turgeon implored his team stay confident after the Terrapins struggled to make shots in the first half against South Carolina-Upstate.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading No. 14 Maryland to a 94-50 rout of American on Friday night.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski tied a career high with 22 points and No. 9 Gonzaga beat Washington State 81-66 on Wednesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dwayne Polee II hit a tying 3-pointer and JJ O'Brien made a go-ahead putback as No. 18 San Diego State rallied with a 19-10 closing run to beat Long Beach State 60-59 Wednesday night.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Delon Wright had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 13 Utah beat BYU 65-61 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Harrison scored 26 points, Phil Greene IV had 16 and No. 24 St. John's beat Fairleigh Dickinson 74-52 on Wednesday night.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky was so startled by Columbia's fast start that the Wildcats still weren't sure what to make of it even after they seized the tempo and eventually the outcome.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kam Williams scored a career-high 23 points, including 13 in a row for Ohio State in the first half, to lead the 12th-ranked Buckeyes to a 97-43 victory over High Point on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Terry Rozier scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed six rebounds as No. 4 Louisville beat Indiana 94-74 on Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.
DALLAS (AP) — Gary Blair promised Texas A&M would get better, and his team is undefeated.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Angel Rodriguez scored 17 points and No. 20 Miami responded from its first loss of the season and routed Savannah State 70-39 on Monday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roosevelt Jones scored 14 of his 19 points in the first half, and No. 15 Butler beat Kennesaw State 93-51 on Monday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 15 points, and Washington held No. 13 San Diego State to a school record for fewest points in the Huskies' 49-36 win on Sunday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Chelsea Gardner had 22 points and eight rebounds, and Kansas beat No. 10 California 62-39 on Sunday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Rod Hall scored 11 of his 19 points in the final minute of regulation and overtime to rally Clemson to a 68-65 victory over No. 18 Arkansas on Sunday night.
Nick Saban vs. Urban Meyer.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tiaria Griffin scored 15 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and No. 19 Georgia, which led by 23 points in the first half, held off No. 16 Michigan State 69-60 on Sunday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Courtney Walker and No. 5 Texas A&M used their defense to overcome a sloppy game on the offensive side for the Aggies.
CHICAGO (AP) — Megan Podkowa scored 22 points and Mart'e Grays had 16 off the bench as No. 25 DePaul coasted to an 87-34 win over Chicago State on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cierra Burdick and Isabelle Harrison scored 16 points apiece to lead No. 14 Tennessee to its first road victory of the season, 85-51 over Lipscomb on Sunday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melissa Dixon had five 3-pointers with 23 points, Bethany Doolittle had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 22 Iowa beat Colorado 78-63 on Sunday.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With the game on the line, No. 1 South Carolina put the ball in the hands of its preseason All-American.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Art Briles accepted another Big 12 championship trophy and stated his case that the fifth-ranked Bears should be considered the league's "One True Champion."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — While Ohio State fans chanted "We want 'Bama," coach Urban Meyer argued for an opportunity.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In Jimbo Fisher's mind there is no doubt that Florida State belongs in the College Football Playoff.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson fired a football into the stands at Amon G. Carter Stadium, toward the Horned Frogs fans waving Big 12 championship towels and chanting, "Gary! Gary!"
ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims went out for one more snap, then trotted off the field to a standing ovation from the Alabama fans.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona heard all week about Gonzaga, how the Bulldogs were a big and talented team that could end the Wildcats' long home winning streak.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Deven Hunter had 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and No. 17 Oregon State broke the school record for assists in a 109-61 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kellen Dunham scored 19 points to lead No. 23 Butler past Northwestern 65-56 on Saturday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — After a rare early season loss, Geno Auriemma knew his team needed other players to step up offensively for UConn to reach its potential.
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