Dallas Cowboys first-round pick Leighton Vander Esch journey to the NFL began in Riggins, Idaho, where he was an all-sport star.. He went on to walk-on at Boise State and became Mountain West defensive player of the year.
Sixty-five games are all that separate the Texas Rangers from their off-season vacations. A lot could happen in those two-plus months, beginning in the next 11 days ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.
The Texas Rangers are expected to be sellers ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, and they shipped out their first veteran late Thursday when right-handed reliever Jesse Chavez was dealt to the Chicago Cubs for pitching prospect Tyler Thomas.
This past April, Jason Witten told Cowboys owner Jerry Jones he was calling it a career after 15 seasons to join ESPN’s ‘Monday Night Football’ as a color commentator. On Tuesday, the network revealed his co-hosts.
Sophomore Shawn Robinson will be TCU’s starting quarterback in 2018, but the battle to be his back up will play out between Mike Collins, Grayson Muehlstein and Justin Rogers. Robinson’s experience as a freshman should serve him well.
Retired race-car driver Danica Patrick hosted the ESPYs on Thursday and she made a parody of her life story modeled after the movie “I, Tonya.” Her co-star in the “preview” of the movie was boyfriend Aaron Rodgers of the Packers.
Construction to Globe Life Field and Texas Live! (which opens Aug. 9) is on schedule. The Rangers’ four-story executive office building is taking shape to the south of the construction and the 14-story Loews hotel is beginning to rise to the west of Texas Live!