National Sports

Texas Offered Saban $100M

Posted On July 16, 2014

(Tuscaloosa, AL) -- A soon-to-be-released book says Texas was so serious about hiring Nick Saban it made him a 100-million dollar offer. AL.com got an advanced copy of "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference" by the SEC Network's Paul Finebaum. He says Longhorn boosters were prepared to sweeten that pot by offering a 15-million dollar…

Stephenson says he’s joining Hornets

Posted On July 16, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - Lance Stephenson says he will play for the Charlotte Hornets. The free-agent guard tweeted Wednesday that he was looking forward "to the next phase of my career and the wonderful opportunity to continue to grow as a player and as a person in Charlotte!" Stephenson has signed a three-year, $27 million contract with…

Cowboys release QB Orton

Posted On July 16, 2014

Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys released quarterback Kyle Orton on Wednesday. Last month, Orton was a no-show at Cowboys minicamp and was facing a fine of around $70,000 amid speculation that he might want a pay raise due to Tony Romo's injury-prone history or might even retire.He was owed $3.25 million for the…

Report: FB Posts Claim Fired Construction Worker Sabotaged Kyle Field

Posted On July 16, 2014

(College Station, TX) -- Claims of sabotage by a construction worker who was fired for hanging an Alabama flag at Texas A&M's Kyle Field are coming to light. The "San Antonio Express-News" reports Bobby Livingston posted on Facebook that he'd put iron in backwards and made two "very questionable welds" on bleachers during a post…

40-Year-Old Makes NFL Cheerleading Squad

Posted On July 16, 2014

(Undated) -- A 40-year-old woman is now part of the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad. Kriste Lewis says she tried out for the squad to celebrate her 40th birthday.   The mother of two says her family is excited she is living her childhood dream of being an NFL cheerleader. Lewis says she has been…