Chappelle To Receive Mark Twain Prize For Humor, Performing Tonight In TexasComedian Dave Chappelle was chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
George W. Bush To Receive Award From Lincoln FoundationFormer President and Texas governor George W. Bush will receive a leadership prize from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.
Watt And Altuve Share SI's Sportsperson Of The Year AwardJ.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it continues to pick up the pieces from the devastating storm.
Barack Obama Named Recipient Of JFK Profile In Courage AwardFormer President Barack Obama has been named the 2017 winner of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Fitzgerald, Manning, Olsen Are NFL Man Of Year FinalistsLarry Fitzgerald, Eli Manning and Greg Olsen have been chosen as finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award that recognizes an athlete's contribution to the sport and to society.
NCAA Honoring Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThe NCAA is honoring the former Boston College baseball captain who inspired the ice bucket challenge that raised millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's disease research.
Jackson, Watson Likely To Be Among Heisman FinalistsLouisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is expected to be among the finalists for the Heisman Trophy and Clemson's Deshaun Watson is hoping to make it for a second consecutive season.
Rangers Pitcher Cole Hamels Nominated For MLB's Roberto Clemente Award Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels has been named as the Texas Rangers nominee for the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award.
Survivors Motivated By $40 Million Domestic Violence JudgementDomestic violence victims across North Texas are taking note and preparing to take aim at their abusers after a jury awarded a huge judgment to a battered Dallas woman.
Dallas Domestic Violence Survivor Awarded $40 MillionA Dallas woman who was savagely beaten by her then boyfriend was awarded a $40 million settlement -- the largest financial award judgement issued to a domestic violence survivor.
Finalists For MLB Writer's Awards AnnouncedFirst-time Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister and Paul Molitor of Minnesota join A.J. Hinch of Houston as finalists for the AL's top manager.
Golden State Star Stephen Curry Wins NBA MVPGolden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award, beating out Houston's James Harden in a race that turned out not to be that close.
Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus Awarded Congressional Gold MedalCongress has awarded its highest civilian honor to golfing great Jack Nicklaus, who accepted the gold medal with a few tears, humility and humor.
European Parliament To Honor Former Pres. George H.W. BushFormer President George H.W. Bush will receive an award from the European Parliament next week as part of events marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Rangers Bench Coach Jones Being Presented With Medal Earned In VietnamAs part of the Texas Rangers' remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks, bench coach Bobby Jones is being formally presented with a military medal he earned in Vietnam.