CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) _ A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Stewart’s car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race in Canandaigua (kan-un-DAY’-gwuh) on Aug. 9. Stewart issued a […]
Houston rookie George Springer won’t play again this season. He’s been out since July 20th with a left quadriceps injury. Interim manager Tom Lawless says that team officials and Springer came to the decision together and decided that getting a few more at-bats this season wasn’t worth the risk of having a setback.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings as the Cleveland Indians halted their four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros last night. Kluber allowed one run and seven hits to earn his third straight win. His previous high for strikeouts was 13 against the Chicago […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers last night. Oakland made two errors, threw two wild pitches and got another rough outing from Kazmir to lose for the 15th time in 22 games. The A’s failed in their […]
HEAD COACH KEVIN SUMLIN “Last week was a great growing opportunity for our team. For the first couple of weeks, particularly offensively, things went as planned or as scripted. It’s always good that you can have a game where things do not go as planned and still win by four touchdowns. What you have to […]
The Texas A&M women’s equestrian team was tabbed yesterday as No. 8 in the country in the 2014-15 National Collegiate Equestrian Association poll preseason rankings, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee. The equestrian program has won 11 national titles including the 2012 Overall National Championship as well as the 2012 Western National crown. The […]
HOUSTON (AP) _ Jose Altuve (al-TOO’-vay) had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians last night. The major league hits leader is just one hit shy of tying the franchise record of 210. Houston starter Collin […]
MINNETONKA, Minnesota (AP) _ The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. The Vikings reinstated Peterson one day after he sat out a 30-7 home loss to the New England Patriots after he was charged with a felony […]
NEW YORK _ (AP) _ The players’ union plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday “we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night,” which is 11:59 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis last night. The Eagles improve to 2-0 while the Colts drop to 0-2.