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Art Briles Won’t Get Job with Canadian Football League

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) _ The Canadian Football League and Hamilton Tiger-Cats say former Baylor coach Art Briles will not be joining the team as an assistant coach after all. The change comes less than 12 hours after the Tiger-Cats announced that Briles would be joining head coach June Jones’ staff. The league and team responded […]

Hurricane Harvey Re-Schedules and Re-Locates Games Across Sports

HOUSTON (AP) – Richmond’s season-opener at Sam Houston State, postponed by Hurricane Harvey, will be made up Friday night at Baylor. The Spiders and Sam Houston State were originally scheduled to open the season on Sunday night. The game was postponed as Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston with expectations of widespread flooding that have […]

FORMER TEXAS A&M WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH WANDA BENDER PASSES AWAY

Former Texas A&M head women’s basketball coach Wanda Bender passed away at the age of 86 on August 23. Bender was the coach of the Aggies’ women’s basketball team from 1977-79. Bender led the Aggies to two winning seasons, and the school’s only appearance at the SWAIA Regional Tournament in 1979. Her 1978-79 squad won […]

MINTER MAKES MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Former Texas A&M standout A.J. Minter made his Major League Baseball debut Wednesday evening at SunTrust Park in Atlanta. The left-handed pitcher worked a scoreless ninth inning for the Atlanta Braves in their 9-6 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Minter retired all three batters he faced in the ninth inning, including two […]

Astros End Losing Streak Against Nationals, Rangers Beat LA in 10th Inning

HOUSTON (AP) – Alex Bregman hit a three-run homer and Jake Marisnick and Max Stassi added solo shots to help the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 6-1. The victory snaps a nine-game losing streak to the Nationals and is just Houston’s second win in the last 15 games against Washington.   ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) […]

Pujols Sets Record in Rangers Loss, Astros Fall to Nationals

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer to become the major league career leader in home runs by a player born outside the United States, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Tuesday night. Pujols hit his 19th homer of the season and the 610th of his career, […]

TEXAS A&M’S KIRK NAMED TO 2017 AP ALL-AMERICA TEAM

Texas A&M junior wide receiver Christian Kirk has been named to the prestigious Associated Press Preseason All-America Team, the AP announced on Tuesday. The 2016 Southeastern Conference leader in receptions, Kirk is also a preseason first-team All-SEC selection at three positions – wide receiver, all-purpose and return specialist. Last season, Kirk was the only player in the […]

Alabama Starts Atop AP Poll for 2nd Straight Year

UNDATED (AP) _ Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years. The Crimson Tide, coming off a last-second loss in the national championship game that left it No. 2 to Clemson in the final Top 25 of 2016, received 52 […]

New Lawsuit Alleges Baylor Failures Under New Rape Policies

WACO, Texas (AP) _ A woman who reported that she’d been sexually assaulted has filed a lawsuit against Baylor University, alleging questions she faced from the university shifted blame away from her attacker toward her. The lawsuit filed in a Waco federal court on Monday alleges that Baylor’s response to the attack violated federal Title […]

Adrian Beltre’s 3 Run Homer Leads Rangers Over LA

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) _ In a West Coast game Monday night, Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer and Cole Hamels pitched seven effective innings as the Texas Rangers cooled off the Los Angeles Angels with a 5-3 victory. The loss dropped the Angels, who had won nine of 11, a half-game back of Minnesota in […]

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