National Sports

Walker cruises to victory in San Antonio

Posted On March 29, 2015

San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jimmy Walker cruised to a 4-stroke win at the Texas Open on Sunday. Walker closed with a 2-under 70 to finish at 11-under-par 277. This was his second win this season on the PGA Tour, and fifth of his tour career.The Texan, who lives 30 minutes from the AT&T Oaks…

WrestleMania Important To WWE Talent

Posted On March 29, 2015

(San Jose, CA) -- WWE superstars from yesterday and today realize the importance of WrestleMania on a career. The muscular behemoth known as Ryback [RYE-back] will clash in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal Sunday at WrestleMania 31.   The main event Sunday features WWE champ Brock Lesnar squaring off against Roman Reigns. Additional…

Hamlin holds off Keselowski for fifth Martinsville win

Posted On March 29, 2015

Martinsville, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Denny Hamlin ended a 31-race winless streak in the Sprint Cup Series after beating Brad Keselowski in a fierce battle for the lead in the closing laps of Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin, who hails from nearby Chesterfield, Virginia, passed Matt Kenseth, his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, for the…

Reports: Texas fires Barnes after 17 seasons

Posted On March 28, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - Texas coach Rick Barnes has been fired after 17 seasons as coach of the Longhorns, according to multiple reports Saturday. Barnes, who became the winningest coach in program history eight years ago, led Texas into the NCAA Tournament 16 times, making it as far as the Final Four in 2003.He finished his 17th…

Vandy QB quits football over injuries, med school

Posted On March 28, 2015

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette said Friday he is walking away from football to enter medical school. Robinette missed six games due to injuries last season, including a concussion he suffered against South Carolina on Sept. 20, which he called "a factor" in his decision to give up football.The redshirt junior began…