From Ronald Reagan to Gerald Ford, CNN’s Tom Foreman takes a look at those who made it from the football field to the political pulpit.
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Ernie Terrell, who held a share of the heavyweight boxing championship in the 1960s but was best known for a title bout he lost in 1967 to Muhammad Ali, who taunted him throughout the brutal fight, died Dec. 16 at a Chicago hospital. He was 75.
HOUSTON — Former Texas A&M wide receiver Travis Labhart of Whitesboro has re-signed with the Houston Texans and has been placed on the Texans’ practice squad.
Final results from the Grayson County Amateur held Saturday and Sunday at Grayson College Golf Course:
GRAPEVINE — Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels on Wednesday chose his words carefully on the subject of assistant general manager A.J. Preller leaving the club to join San Diego as general manager. Daniels wanted to avoid do anything to upstage the Padres’ pending announcement.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tiger Woods says he’s pain-free and planning to play in the PGA Championship, which starts today.
SAN DIEGO — Tony Romo won’t play. Neither will several other starters. The Dallas Cowboys will be looking more at backups and the bottom of their roster than their starters as they kick off their 2014 season with their first preseason game.
CHICAGO — Behind two Adam Rosales home runs and 5 2/3 scoreless innings from Nick Tepesch, the Texas Rangers earned their first winning streak in more than a month by dealing the Chicago White Sox a 3-1 loss at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday afternoon.
AKRON, Ohio — Rory McIlroy birdied four of the first five holes on Sunday to grab the lead, and he went on to win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes.
CLEVELAND — David Murphy tied the game with a two-run homer in the ninth inning and Michael Brantley won it with a solo blast in the 12th.