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DEA probing alleged prescription drug abuse in NFL, source says

The DEA is launching an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, to keep them on the field, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.

NMSU women's basketball to host coaches clinic

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team will host the first Pete Newell Jr. Coaches Clinic, Aug. 9-10, at the Pan American Center. The camp begins at 9 a.m. and will go until 3 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

UTEP softball adds to coaching staff

UTEP softball head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced the addition of one of the top pitchers in NCAA history Sara Plourde to the coaching staff.

Chihuahuas avoid sweep; Famous San Diego Chicken Entertains sell-out crowd

The El Paso Chihuahuas fell behind by three runs early but scored four unanswered runs to come back and beat the Salt Lake Bees 5-4 Sunday at Southwest University Park.

Bhullar gets first taste of NBA

A very big man made a little bit of history Sunday. Former NMSU center Sim Bhullar became the first Indian-origin player to appear in an NBA Summer League game.

Chihuahuas Break El Paso’s Minor League Attendance Record

As of last night’s game, the El Paso Chihuahuas set a new single-season attendance record for Minor League Baseball in El Paso, as 334,978 guests have come through the Southwest University Park gates since the historic April 28th opening.

Canelo Alvarez wins split-decision over Lara

Canelo Alvarez won a close split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara in the SHOWTIME PPV main event in front a sold-out pro-Canelo crowd at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Salt Lake beats Chihuahuas in 10 innings

The El Paso Chihuahuas scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game but lost 6-5 in extra innings to the Salt Lake Bees Saturday night at Southwest University Park.

WORLD CUP: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in Final

Better late than never -- Germany won its fourth World Cup after a tense 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

"Honor & Glory: Canelo vs. Lara" Final Press Conference Quotes

Two days before they enter the ring for "Honor & Glory: Canelo vs.

Chihuahuas stung by the Bee's, 4-2

The El Paso Chihuahuas left nine runners on base in their 4-2 loss to the Salt Lake Bees Friday at Southwest University Park.

El Pasoan hopes for increased role in MLS

Omar Salgado made a name for himself throughout El Paso with the Texas Fire and youth clubs with Chivas in Guadalajara.  Omar was the top overall pick in the 2011 MLS draft by the Vancouver Whitecaps, but it's been a bumpy road since t

UTEP assistant chosen to lead team on USVA level

UTEP assistant volleyball coach Julie Allen has been chosen to lead the Sun Country region High Performance team announced by High Performance Director Jim Giacomazzi on July 10.

NMSU tennis honored with All-Academic award

The New Mexico State men’s and women’s tennis programs were each honored with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Award, the ITA announced this week. The individual Scholar Athlete list was also released.

NMSU kicker named to national watch list

Senior place kicker Maxwell Johnson was recently named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, as announced by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.