Texas governor’s startup fund is not all it seems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media before speaking to a meeting of local party activists, in this July 19, 2014 file photo taken in Algona, Iowa. Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s second most-populous state. An Associated Press review of the program found that one of the companies actually operates in California. Some have stagnated trying to find more capital. A few have even forfeited their right to do business in Texas by not filing tax reports. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s second most-populous state.

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UALR names assistant baseball coach

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas at Little Rock baseball coach Chris Curry has named Russell Raley the Trojans’ new assistant coach.

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Untapable 2-1 favorite in the Haskell Invitational

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The filly Untapable is the 2-1 favorite for her first race against the colts, the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday at Monmouth Park.

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Fan Day set for Razorback football fans

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas has announced plans for its annual Fan Day for Razorback football fans.

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Panthers say QB Newton, DE Hardy ready to practice

In this June 17, 2014 file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton throws a pass during NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C. Panthers coach Ron Rivera is expected to give an update on Newton's ankle on Thursday, July 24, 2014,one day before the team takes the field for the start of training camp. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pro Bowlers Cam Newton and Greg Hardy will be ready to practice when the Carolina Panthers take the field for the start of training camp Friday night.

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