KDBC | Local 4 News http://kdbc.com/feeds/sports.rss en Martin excited for practice to start http://kdbc.com/sports/martin-excited-practice-start <p>NMSU head coach Doug Martin is excited for the start of preseason practice on Friday, August 1. Martin has six quarterbacks on the roster, but one stands out... tune in to hear from the coach!</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/martin-excited-practice-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:32:09 +0000 bbagley 47486 at http://kdbc.com Former Miner smashes Commonwealth Games 100M record http://kdbc.com/sports/former-miner-smashes-commonwealth-games-100m-record <p>UTEP Track and Field alum Blessing Okagbare commanded the track as she secured Nigeria its first Athletics gold medal of the XX Commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 28.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/former-miner-smashes-commonwealth-games-100m-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:30:44 +0000 bbagley 47485 at http://kdbc.com UTEP football set for fall; practice closed to public http://kdbc.com/sports/utep-football-set-fall-practice-closed-public <p>The UTEP football team will commence its annual training camp on Monday. The Miners will practice in El Paso from August 4-5 before departing to &ldquo;Camp Alpine&rdquo; for a 10-day stay.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/utep-football-set-fall-practice-closed-public" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:29:17 +0000 bbagley 47484 at http://kdbc.com NCAA settlement reached over handling of head injuries http://kdbc.com/sports/ncaa-settlement-reached-over-handling-head-injuries <p>$75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/ncaa-settlement-reached-over-handling-head-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports National News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:41:11 +0000 alitton 47468 at http://kdbc.com El Paso Ends Homestand With Loss http://kdbc.com/sports/el-paso-ends-homestand-loss-0 <p>El Paso took an early 4-0 lead Monday but Fresno came back to beat the Chihuahuas 9-4. The Grizzlies hit three home runs in the come-from-behind win. The two teams split the four-game series.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/el-paso-ends-homestand-loss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:50:09 +0000 falbers 47436 at http://kdbc.com Chihuahuas Break 400,000 In Attendance http://kdbc.com/sports/chihuahuas-break-400000-attendance <p>Weeks after breaking the all-time Minor League single-season attendance record for El Paso baseball, the Chihuahuas are proud to announce that more than 400,000 fans have walked through the Southwest University Park gates.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/chihuahuas-break-400000-attendance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:31:05 +0000 falbers 47427 at http://kdbc.com Former NMSU Aggie turning heads at Bears camp http://kdbc.com/sports/former-nmsu-aggie-turning-heads-bears-camp <p>Former NMSU wide receiver Chris Williams is making a name for himself at Chicago Bears training camp, surprising with his speed and catching ability.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/former-nmsu-aggie-turning-heads-bears-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:01:44 +0000 bbagley 47406 at http://kdbc.com Chihuahuas pitcher called up by Padres http://kdbc.com/sports/chihuahuas-pitcher-called-padres <p>El Paso Chihuahuas pitcher Jason Lane was called up by the Padres late Sunday night, and pitched for San Diego against Atlanta today.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/chihuahuas-pitcher-called-padres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:00:48 +0000 bbagley 47405 at http://kdbc.com Team USA sprinter, SEC record-holder dies in early morning car crash http://kdbc.com/sports/team-usa-sprinter-sec-record-holder-dies-early-morning-car-crash <p>According to the <a href="http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/072814aaa.html"><strong>University of Georgia</strong></a>, Team USA sprinter and former Georgia Bulldog runner, Torrin Lawrence died in a car crash early Monday morni</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/team-usa-sprinter-sec-record-holder-dies-early-morning-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports National News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:55:28 +0000 alitton 47404 at http://kdbc.com Goebbert continues hot hitting leading to Chihuahuas win http://kdbc.com/sports/goebbert-continues-hot-hitting-leading-chihuahuas-win <p>The El Paso Chihuahuas won their second game in a row by one run on Sunday, defeating the Fresno Grizzlies 4-3. El Paso starter Matt Wisler pitched six innings and struck out seven, without walking a batter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://kdbc.com/sports/goebbert-continues-hot-hitting-leading-chihuahuas-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Local News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:13:21 +0000 arich 47360 at http://kdbc.com