Ebola-linked Cruise Passenger Cleared

GALVESTON, Tex. (CNN) — A cruise ship plowed through the waters of a Texas port on Sunday with precious cargo on board — the end of a small Ebola scare. A passenger had been loosely linked to the only patient to die from the disease in the United States, but health authorities cleared her after … Continue reading »

Texas Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

DALLAS, Tex. (CNN) — A female nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, officials said. Confirmatory testing will be conducted Sunday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Test results are expected to be announced later in the day. The patient is … Continue reading »

5 Babies Test Positive for Tuberculosis

EL PASO, Tx. (CNN) — A week ago, officials with Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, Texas announced several hundred babies were exposed to tuberculosis because of an employee who was working with them while contagious. Now, at least five babies have tested positive. However some of them could have false positive results because of … Continue reading »

Spirited Speech Goes Viral

AUSTIN, Texas — Here’s a little pick-me-up on this Monday. A high school football player’s interview is going viral, and his enthusiasm is pretty contagious. Watch as East View Patriots running back Apollos Hester gets fired up after his Georgetown team’s narrow victory. “What were you guys able to do to come back and win … Continue reading »

Survivor Speaks Out on Spring Shooting

(CNN) — Cassidy Stay has seen the worst — the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home. On Saturday, the 15-year-old quoted Dumbledore, the wise man from the Harry Potter series, in hopes of finding some good amid the horror. “Happiness can be found even in the … Continue reading »

Aliotti’s Last Rant; Huff Walks the Walk

SAN ANTONIO–Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti has always been colorful, passionate and open. After getting a win in the Alamo Bowl in his final game with the Ducks, Aliotti went on one more rant to the media — this one for Heisman Trophy pundits and Marcus Mariota. Jake Zivin shares from San Antonio. The Alamo … Continue reading »

Alamo Bowl for Aliotti: Ducks Beat Texas

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information SAN ANTONIO (AP)–Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown’s farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night. The BCS-snubbed Ducks (11-2) dominated throughout even though their famously high-powered offense scored just one … Continue reading »

Ducks DC Search, Brown’s Last Stand

SAN ANTONIO–On the eve of the 2013 Alamo Bowl, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich and Texas head coach Mack Brown held a final pregame press conference. Helfrich discusses the Ducks search for Nick Aliotti’s replacement as defensive coordinator. Brown showed off his media relations skills before his final game as the Longhorns coach. Jake Zivin … Continue reading »

Mariota Healthy, Huff Motivated for VAB

SAN ANTONIO–October 26. That’s the last time Marcus Mariota appeared in a football game without a brace on his left knee. Two days before the Alamo Bowl, the Ducks star quarterback gives an update on his health. Oregon wide receiver Josh Huff has been open about his motivation against Texas and UT offensive coordinator Major … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ifo, Prevot, Helfrich

Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon Linebacker Torrodney Prevot: Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Running Backs Coach Gary Campbell:

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