Slump on Super Bowl Sunday evidently kept 2013 from breaking record set in 2012.
Though the price for the grand champion steer dropped this year, the annual Sale of Champions at the Fort Worth Stock Show surpassed $3 million for the first time.
Syndicate members chipped in to pay $20,895 because He deserves this, one of them says.
The grand champion lamb and goat also attract big bids.
Randall Carlisle uses his old basketball skills in winning the roping title in Fort Worth.
Shouldn't have been a surprise: A kid named Stock from a town named Hereford has this year's top steer.
Jennifer Kent and Burnie are looking solid in barrel racing.
Cattle raisers on the wetter east side of the Lone Star State are cautiously restocking, creating a "bull market" for some sellers.
Big crowds are eager to spend money, whether it's on potato burritos or plush horses.
Teen who showed grand champion steer in 2009 is back this year, but with a hog
City folks may find that walking through some Stock Show barns takes their breath away. But to well conditioned competitors, "It smells like money."
Forney cowboy says gear could pay off in a big way.
Amid the chaos of a full hog barn at the Stock Show, a strapping 15-year-old named Trace Patterson took a minute to describe the ultimate goal of those assembled. That was to raise an animal that he called an "eye-opener."
Improvements at the center have made drop-offs much easier, exhibitors say.
Many are from farms and ranches and are knowledgeable about their breeds.
Pvts. George Quiles and Fernando Ruiz normally might stand out in their U.S. Army uniforms while checking out salsa for sale at the Fort Worth Stock Show.
This year's fashion is shorts and sandals.
Fans can become judges from their seats with the Score It! option.
Angora rabbits make great pets, breeders say — with woolly fringe benefits.
Gypsy horses tend to be a kinder, gentler breed.
The 2013 Cliburn Piano Competition started Friday
Weather Delays Second Round.
Students from North Texas compete in the Dancing Classrooms North Texas dance competition.