Recent Posts by texpat

May 23, 2011

L.A. Police Hold Suspect in Assault on San Francisco Giants Fan: Los Angeles police are holding a suspect in the March 31 beating of a San Francisco Giants fan after a Major League Baseball game at Dodger Stadium.

posted by texpat to baseball at 08:35 AM - 3 comments

May 17, 2011

Breaking news: Jim Crane is the new owner of the Houston Astros: Drayton McLane passed a torch he has been carrying since 1992, finalizing an agreement on Monday to sell the team to Houston businessman Jim Crane.

posted by texpat to baseball at 08:02 AM - 1 comment

February 14, 2011

What's This On My Golfball?: Tiger Woods is to be fined for spitting during Sunday's Dubai Desert Classic.

posted by texpat to golf at 03:47 PM - 10 comments

January 13, 2011

Brett Favre's Sister, Brandi, Arrested in Meth Lab Raid: Investigators arrested Brandi Favre and four others after Hancock County narcotics officers discovered the active meth lab in a condo complex in Diamondhead, Miss

posted by texpat to other at 08:23 AM - 19 comments

December 18, 2010

Are McNabb's Days Numbered?: The Washington Redskins upset the NFL apple cart once again Friday when coach Mike Shanahan announced Rex Grossman as his starter for the rest of the season,McNabb will be the No. 2 quarterback against the Cowboys, then drop to No. 3 behind Grossman and John Beck for the final two games of the season.

posted by texpat to football at 08:48 AM - 6 comments

July 30, 2010

N.J. man gets jail for Phillies game vomit-assault: A 21-year-old New Jersey man has been sentenced to up to three months in jail for intentionally vomiting on another spectator

posted by texpat to baseball at 12:51 PM - 22 comments

May 06, 2010

Ex-NFL Great Lawrence Taylor Arrested: Former New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a rape investigation involving a 15-year-old girl at a Rockland County, N.Y., hotel, authorities said.

posted by texpat to football at 11:56 AM - 25 comments

April 15, 2010

Meet the New Boss,Kasey Kayne signs with Hendrick's Motorsports: For Kasey Kahne, It was a matter of when, not if, he would leave Richard Petty Motorsports. He joins Gordon, Johnson and Dale Earnhardt in 2012.

posted by texpat to auto racing at 01:32 PM - 0 comments

November 20, 2009

Ex-NBA Star to Plead Guilty For Shooting His Driver: Retired NBA star Jayson Williams has agreed to a plea deal that would send him to prison for up to three years for accidentally shooting a driver at his New Jersey estate in 2002

posted by texpat to basketball at 08:40 AM - 0 comments

September 22, 2009

Plaxico Burress Begins Two-Year Prison Sentence: Former Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress tearfully told his family goodbye as he was led away to prison Tuesday after being sentenced to two years on a weapons charge.

posted by texpat to football at 02:13 PM - 19 comments

August 12, 2009

Louisville Basketball Coach Had Sex with Extortionist: University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino told police he had sex in 2003 with Karen Sypher, a woman who was arrested earlier this year on charges of trying to extort money from him. He later paid her $3,000 to have an abortion. After her indictment, Sypher accused Pitino of raping her, but no charges are being pursued against him because her claims were not credible, according to prosecutors.

posted by texpat to basketball at 08:37 AM - 21 comments

July 27, 2009

Henderson and Rice are Hall of Famers: Ricky made first ballot and Jim made it in his final year of eligibility. Didn't Rice replace Yaz?

posted by texpat to baseball at 11:41 AM - 10 comments