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Motor sports: Mea culpa on Alonso in the Indy 500
My mea culpa, though, is that I questioned Alonso's announcement a week ago by asking what it would do for the Verizon IndyCar Series. That was a mistake.
Ryan coach Keith Pierce finishes 31st in men's race at Boston Marathon
Ethiopia's Deba inherits 2014 Boston Marathon win, but not prize
NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.
Piercing speed: Ryan coach picks up where he left off, set to run Boston
Keith Pierce used to be a fixture on the marathon scene. Then he scaled back — way back. His hiatus wasn't because of age, injury or mental burnout from hundreds of training miles. The year was 2011 and he was at his peak. But Pierce's wife, Stephanie, was expecting triplets.
Boys Golf: Denton, Ryan and Braswell compete in District 5-5A's opening round
The Denton, Ryan and Braswell boys golf teams participated in the first round of the District 5-5A golf tournament at WinStar Golf Course in Oklahoma, and both Wichita Falls Rider teams are pacing the field.
Young anglers head to state tournament
Baseball: Denton coach Nick Buck stepping down
Motor sports: Johnson tames repaved track for seventh TMS victory
Whether it's a worn-out track last paved in 2001 or a surface completed a month ago, Jimmie Johnson has a handle on Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson passed Joey Logano for the lead with 16 laps to go Sunday and won the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Youth Golf: Local kid, Castro, to compete in event at Masters
Jacob Castro is 9 years old, and his golf game may be better than yours. Castro, a Denton resident and fourth-grader at Evers Park Elementary, is on his way to Augusta, Georgia -- the site of the Masters -- to compete in the final of Sunday's USGA Drive, Chip & Putt Championship. The event will be broadcast live on the Golf Channel.
Conservationists eye new generation
Why quail research still matters
Golf: After strong 2016, Goodwin's 2017 season already rolling
Despite playing a junior-heavy schedule, Goodwin is ranked 11th overall in the World Amateur Golf Ranking and is the fourth-best American in that group, so making the transition to the next level of play is just another step in his young career.