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Conference USA Men's Basketball Media Day Notebook

Louisiana Tech coach Michael White was focused on adding another member to his roster Wednesday and did not attend the Conference USA Basketball Tipoff. But in this case, his fellow coaches did not mind.

Group considering ASARCO smelter site for future soccer stadium

Could an old El Paso eyesore, one day be home to a major league soccer stadium? MountainStar Sports Group, which owns the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team, says its looking at several potential sites to build a stadium.

Joel Mangrum Hired as New NM State Pitching Coach

New Mexico State University baseball head coach Brian Green recently announced that Joel Mangrum is the new pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for the Aggies and has already started working with the team.

UTEP Tennis Completes First Day at Regionals

The UTEP women’s tennis team posted a 3-7 record on the first day of the USTA/ITA Mountain Regional Championships hosted by the University of New Mexico on Wednesday at the McKinnon Family Tennis Stadium and the Linda Estes Tennis Complex

Australian Punter Makes His Way into NM State American Football

As game time approaches junior punter, Stephen Witkowski can be found in the locker room relaxing his pre-game nerves with tunes by artists such as Jack Johnson; this Australian native prefers the acoustic beach music from back home when prepar

No ruling in Villegas hearing, trial commences tomorrow

Tension was high in the court room today. D.A. Jaime Esparza has brought 5 prosecutors onto the case, a sign that hes not ready to back down just yet.

No ruling in Villegas hearing, trial commences tomorrow

Tension was high in the court room today. D.A. Jaime Esparza has brought 5 prosecutors onto the case, a sign that hes not ready to back down just yet.

Texas Pastors subpoenaed over equal rights debate

A push for equal rights in Houston could spark a national debate on the freedom on religion. Several ministers are challenging the city's equal rights ordinance and requesting it be suspended.

CDC: U.S. health worker with Ebola should not have flown on commercial jet

The second Dallas health care worker who was found to have the Ebola virus should not have boarded a commercial jet Monday, health officials say.

Plaintiffs ask Supreme Court to block voter ID

Texas plaintiffs on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the state's voter photo ID law in November's election.

A day in the life of Sam Houston

It is 11:03 a.m. and the press conference is about to begin.

Teen charged with two counts of vehicular homicide after alleged drunk driving crash

A New Mexico teen has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide in connection with a deadly crash in Hatch Tuesday night.

WAC coaches selected NMSU Men's Basketball, Mullings preseason favorites

New Mexico State is the unanimous preseason favorite to win the Western Athletic Conference men’s basketball title, while Aggie senior Daniel Mullings was selected as the WAC Preseason Player of the Year in a vote of the league’s ei

Details yet to emerge in Patrick's tax proposal

Since beginning his campaign for lieutenant governor, state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, has made clear that he wants to lower property taxes.

Lawmakers might address graduation hurdles

In December, roughly 47,000 high school seniors who still need to pass at least one standardized exam will have a final opportunity to clear a hurdle to their diplomas.