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  1. Harrison trying to block out added pressure

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Matt Harrison knows the pressure could mount on him this spring. He's vowing to fight it and is preaching patience, even right after his first bullpen session in Surprise, Ariz., on Sunday. But for a guy who hasn't pitched since...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  2. Michael Young will be missed

    Richard Durrett

    I know there are some Texas Rangers fans pleased today that the club was able to move a player that declined in 2012 - by his lofty standards - and could possibly block the progress of some of the younger talent on the team. But while Michael Youn...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  3. 3-pointer: Vince Carter does it on both ends

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- Vince Carter's presence was felt all over the court Saturday night, coming off the bench to spark the team defensively and offensively. He scored 18 points, including 4-for-8 from the 3-point line. He had a big block, swatting away a sho...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  4. Joe Nathan has efficient, solid inning

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan pitched back-to-back days for the first time this spring and reported that his arm felt stronger on Tuesday than it did Monday. "I had good building blocks yesterday and built on that," Nathan sai...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  5. Which arms might be available in summer?

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN.com's Buster Olney takes a look at which pitchers might be on the trading block come the deadline this July. That's of interest to Rangers fans because the club took advantage of that market last year in obtaining Cliff Lee. There isn't a Lee ou...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  6. Reminder: Newberg book release party tonight

    Richard Durrett

    Tonight is the annual Newberg Report Book Release Party. This one is in Arlington at Sherlock's Baker Street Pub & Grill in Arlington (254 Lincoln Square, just a few blocks west of the ballpark). ESPN 103.3 FM, including the great Ben Rogers, ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  7. Auction: Players talk about Mark Cuban

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- The Ranger players have avoided, for the most part, talk of the courtroom drama that has involved the club's ownership for a few months now. But some of them did discuss the fact that the team they play for hits the auction block at 8 a...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  8. Ruling means creditors could block sale

    Richard Durrett

    Sports Business Daily sent out an email alert that a Federal judge ruled the biggest Ranger creditors -- those with the first and second liens -- are impaired. That means, according to Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal on his Twitter account t...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  9. Nebraska blocks punt, then throws INT

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Eric Martin blocked a Texas punt to start the second quarter, giving Nebraska the football around the 37-yard-line of Texas. But the very next play, Nebraska quarterback Zac Lee tried to go deep in the corner of the end zone an...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  10. McCoy leads Texas to 10-point lead

    Richard Durrett

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- After A&M had made it a 3-point game in the fourth quarter, Colt McCoy led a 78-yard drive that featured two big plays. McCoy ran the ball for 43 yards (could have been more if not for an illegal block) and then found...

    Blog | November 26, 2009
  11. It's a block party at SMU

    Richard Durrett

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- Margus Hunt blocked a 21-yard field-goal attempt early in the third quarter to preserve SMU's 21-20 lead. It was Hunt's second block of the game and the team's third block today. Hunt now has six blocked kicks on the seas...

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2009
  12. Helmetless TCU player shuns attention

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH -- TCU's Tanner Brock, a true freshman linebacker, made all the national highlight reels (including top plays on ESPN's SportsCenter) for his block -- without a helmet on -- to help spring Jeremy Kerley on his 71-yard punt return against ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2009