North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.Only about a quarter...offer had to be significantly larger than Texas to be competitive because the Lone Star...Toyota's manufacturing plants are in Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Indiana...

Florida State moving on after scare

ARLINGTON, Texas - Jameis Winston said No. 1 Florida State did a little celebrating in...against Clemson.No. 17 Notre Dame looms in October.To get back to North Texas, Florida State will have to qualify for the new four-team College Football...

No. 10 Baylor romps past SMU

WACO, Texas - Quarterback Bryce Petty had three touchdowns before leaving with a back injury as No. 10 Baylor opened with a 45-0 rout of...

Palmetto State powers open with a thud

...without the stars they counted on the past few seasons.No. 21 Texas A&M and first-time quarterback starter Kenny Hill put up 680...the losses of last year's standouts without much problem. Texas A&M's production was staggering. Hill passed for a school...

UGA win has media gushing

...South Carolina is glad to get a chance to play again Saturday against East Carolina after getting thumped 52-28 at home to Texas A&M Thursday night."They got their tail whipped pretty bad," Georgia receiver Michael Bennett said. "They're going...

Startups offer banking for smartphone users

...accounts at Bank of America where he was getting charged overdraft and ATM fees. He keeps a savings account at a military bank in Texas.Carr, 35, has his pay sent directly to his Simple account. To pay his rent, he uses Simple's bill pay function to send...

13-year-old designer finds fashion success

AUSTIN, Texas - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor ? a painter since she was 3...it grew into a business over the years," Isabella said at her Austin, Texas, home, where one room has been converted into a studio for her and another...

ACC roundup: Florida State struggles past Oklahoma State

ARLINGTON, Texas - Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national...

S.C. State annihilates Benedict in Palmetto Capital City Classic

...over Gardner-Webb before leaving the game late in the third quarter with an injury. TEXAS CHRISTIAN 48, SAMFORD 14In Fort Worth, Texas, Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third, leading Texas Christian over Samford.

Rants and Raves

...ones who are prejudiced in this world. Think about who are the prejudiced people. THE CHARGES AGAINST Gov. Rick Perry of Texas are just trumped up to keep him out of the 2016 presidential race. If anyone is smart they can see that. RANT FOR THE POST...