The Cleveland Browns have committed to start Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel at quarterback to begin the 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday morning. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” coach Mike Pettine said in a statement. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player. Brian has […]
Texas A&M incoming freshman Maddie Szeryk is set to represent Canada at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games this week, taking place in Nanjing, China.The inclusion of golf in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games marks the first time the sport has been included in this particular event, and the first time golf has been included in […]
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) _ Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings as Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series last night. Chicago will face the loser of today’s game between Las Vegas and Philadelphia on Thursday night. Chicago backed its starter with […]
NEW YORK (AP) _ Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and Martin Prado had three hits for the Yankees, who wasted their […]
MIAMI (AP) _ Giancarlo Stanton hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win. Miami (63-62) surpassed last year’s total of 62. The Marlins moved over .500 for the first time since June 20. Jeff Baker reached […]
The Stros and Rangers both had the night off…Houston is in Bronx for the Yanks at 6:05. Texas is in Miami for a 6:10 start.
Arnold Palmer has had a pacemaker implanted to correct an abnormal heartbeat. According to his website, Palmer had successful surgery Monday at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. The 84-year-old Palmer was expected to be released from the hospital on Tuesday.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) _ Layne Roblyer hit his second home run of the tournament to help Pearland to an 11-4 victory over Lynnwood, Washington, yesterday in the Little League World Series. Roblyer had a three-run shot in the third inning against Lynnwood. Pearland will play Chicago tonight.
LANDOVER, Md. – Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel extended his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion during Monday night’s 24-23 preseason loss. Manziel flipped the bird toward the Redskins after the play that unfolded in front of Washington’s bench. Manziel said he had “words exchanged” with the Redskins and that he should have been smarter. “I felt […]
Aggies Soccer was selected No. 4 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 25 preseason ranking, the website. Texas A&M polled first among SEC schools, topping Florida (No. 4), South Carolina (No. 9) and Arkansas (No. 23). The Aggies were also one of just two squads from the Lone Star State on the list with Texas Tech coming […]