Role players help Tide roll

November 14, 2013 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Even a team loaded with talent like No. 1 Alabama needs lesser-known players to step up big sometimes. Tana Patrick, Jalston …

Kubiak returns to Texans after stroke

November 14, 2013 HOUSTON (AP) — Texans Coach Gary Kubiak is back after recovering from a mini-stroke, and he can’t wait to coach his team on Sunday against …

Conference races heating up

November 14, 2013 The race to the national championship game has been well defined. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State are in control. No. 3 Ohio …

Sports Briefs

November 14, 2013 College football WACO, TEXAS (AP) — Baylor Coach Art Briles has a new 10-year contract with the fourth-ranked Bears, the team he …

State runners-up

November 13, 2013 The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz finished second in the Class 3 State Cross Country Meet in Hot Springs on Saturday. Team members are: (front row, left …