Texas’ ‘bathroom bill’ is just Dan Patrick’s newest show

The former mouthy Houston TV anchor, an expert at stunts and self-promotion, is now one of Texas’ two most powerful political leaders. Experts say his populist message will click with Republican primary voters, regardless whether the Texas Legislature passes a bill regulating transgender bathroom use.

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Nick Martinez happy with how he is closing out spring

Rangers right-hander Nick Martinez has pitched well in his last two spring outings, including four innings Saturday against the Mariners (Video by Stefan Stevenson).
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Nick Martinez happy with how he is closing out spring 1:12

Nick Martinez happy with how he is closing out spring

Hulen Mall locked down after robbery suspect hides in Macy's 1:17

Hulen Mall locked down after robbery suspect hides in Macy's

Crowley boys eliminate Lake Ridge 2:19

Crowley boys eliminate Lake Ridge

Rangers' Jeff Banister announces Yu Darvish as Opening Day starter 2:14

Rangers' Jeff Banister announces Yu Darvish as Opening Day starter