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These Are The GIFs That Made America Smile Again In 2016

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 12.21.2016 | Comedy

2016 was a treasure trove of iconic GIFs. But which ones stood out from the pack? New end-of-year data from Google indicates the five top GIFs America...

Hell Or High Water

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

As you sit in the theater you feel the dust from the prairies, smell the stench of the cattle and expect tumbleweed to roll down the aisles.

105-Year-Old Who Threw Out First Pitch Drinks THIS To Stay Young

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.07.2016 | Fifty

After her wedding day and her college graduation, 105-year-old Elizabeth Sullivan says throwing out the first pitch for her hometown Texas Rangers was...

From NPR's Latino USA: Blood and Betrayal in the Southwest

Latino USA | Posted 03.16.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

The Southwest was once a part of Mexico, but that doesn't mean that Mexicans have always felt welcome there. Land disputes led to segregation, discrimination and even state-sanctioned violence. Latino USA looks into the history of resistance leaders like Juan Cortina and Reies López Tijerina, the dark side of the Texas Rangers and school segregation in an episode dedicated to the often untold history of blood and betrayal in the Southwest.

A Fan Got A Tattoo Of Jose Bautista's Bat Flip

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.18.2015 | Sports

Jose Bautista's bat flip on Wednesday night during Game 5 against the Texas Rangers was phenomenal and enjoyed by millions of people who aren't named ...

Texas Rangers Steal Home On The Most Unlikely Play Ever

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.14.2015 | Sports

This kind of thing is only supposed to happen in little league when my dad is watching. The Texas Rangers took a 3-2 lead over the Toronto Blue Jays i...

Jon Land: Still Going Strong

Rob Taub | Posted 10.10.2016 | Books
Rob Taub

"Strong Light Of Day" is Land's seventh book in this series about Caitlin Strong, a female Texas Ranger who usually shoots more bad guys in one book than the entire cast of The Expendables does in three movies.

Ten Games the Angels Wish They Could Get Back in 2015

Wayne Coito | Posted 10.06.2016 | Sports
Wayne Coito

With all the organizational hang-ups, the Angels fell just one win short of a tiebreak with the Astros. One. Single. Solitary. Win. Here are the 10 games in 2015 that the Angels wish they could have back.

Sandra Brown Turns Up the Heat in FRICTION

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.29.2016 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Romantic thriller fans can get in line now for one of the hottest Sandra Brown books ever. This lady knows what her fans like and this time out she delivers on every requirement and need.

5 Things Austinites Want You To Know

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 09.06.2016 | Travel
Deborah Stachelski

Austin has become one of the most sought-after destinations in America. With its vast culture, sprawling hills, busy night life, and blend of international cuisine, art, and music, it has a little bit of everything.

A Season Revised for Alex Rodriguez

Julian McWilliams | Posted 07.31.2016 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

For A-Rod, the focus isn't just on being a great player anymore, which had been a fatal flaw that drove his ego to the point of public deception It seems as if he has moved past his "A-rod antics." And that -- along with a revived season -- might lead the Yankees back into October.

Sandra Bland's Death is a Mystery

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 07.20.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Sandra Bland could've been any of us. Sadly, her name is being added to a growing list of blacks dying before their time, and the destruction of black lives must come to an end.

Police Officers, Sheriffs, Rangers, and Marshals: What's the Difference?

Quora | Posted 07.20.2016 | Crime

Police are usually general-purpose law enforcement officers. They are most often employed by a city government, but may be employed by a county, state, college, hospital, transit district, or other quasi-governmental organization with the power to create a law enforcement branch.

Reporter Deals With Hazards Of Profession In Postgame Celebration

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports

This shower wasn't in the forecast.

Sport and Society for Arete-Alison Gordon

Richard Crepeau | Posted 04.16.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

After five years on the baseball beat Alison Gordon returned to real life and turned to fiction. She wrote murder mysteries set in the world of baseball and enjoyed considerable success. Sportsworld is now replete with women in all capacities and for that we owe a debt to Alison Gordon.

Strong Land

Rob Taub | Posted 11.30.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

"Writing a great thriller is like assembling a puzzle," explained author Jon Land recently when he called me from his home in Rhode Island. "When the reader first starts a book they should understand something about the pieces but not where they all fit."

Strong Darkness: A Talk With Jon Land

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.29.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jon Land is the prolific author of 30 novels. He is well-known for his Blaine McCracken series among others, as well as nine standalone novels. His latest series involves Texas Ranger, Caitlin Strong. Her courage and tenacity repeatedly land her, along with her paramour Cort Wesley Masters, on perilous terrain.

WATCH: MLB Player's First Hit Ever Brings Proud Father To Tears

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 09.23.2014 | Sports

Guilder Rodriguez had been waiting 13 seasons and 1,095 minor leagues games for this moment. After spending his entire career in the minors, the ...

Fantasy Football Could Help Raise Millions For Charity

USA Today | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact

It's that time of year again that has every major-league baseball player and executive salivating. Nah, we're not talking about pennant races. W...

MLB Pitcher Comes Up With Bizarre Complaint

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis tried to make up his own unwritten rule of baseball on Saturday night after a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. But nob...

Tigers Star Trolls Former Team After Home Run

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Ian Kinsler was "just having fun" in his first game back in Arlington, Texas against his former team. In his very first at-bat in his homecoming game ...

WATCH: Rangers Star Nearly Drills Teammate On Third Base

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers outfielder Daniel Robertson had to take cover when his teammate Adrian Beltre sent a screaming line drive foul ball in his direction. Ro...

WATCH: These Baseball Fans Really Wanted That Bat

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.19.2014 | Sports

When Toronto Blue Jays first basemen Edwin Encarnacion lost control of his bat on Sunday in Arlington, Texas, it ended up in the hands of a couple of ...

WATCH: MLB Player Fields Ground Ball With His Jersey

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers second basemen Rougned Odor had a little trouble fielding a ground ball Monday night. The ball somehow ended inside Odor's jersey and h...

Texas Rangers Apologize For Trash Surrounding Memorial Statue

Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports

The Texas Rangers apologized on the team's official Twitter account on Monday night for trash that accumulated around the memorial statue outside Rang...