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Former Aggie DL Nealy Suspended Four Games

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Spencer Nealy for the first four games of next season for violating rules against performance-enhancing drugs. The league announced the suspension on Friday. Nealy will not be paid during his suspension, but he is eligible to participate in all practices, offseason programs and preseason […]

Rangers C Soto Arrested for Marijuana Possession

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday night on a charge of marijuana possession in the town of Grapevine in northeast Tarrant County. Soto, 31, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana under two ounces according to Sgt. Robert Eberling of the Grapevine Police Department. He was released on $500 […]

LeBron James Says He’s Returning to Cavaliers

By TIM REYNOLDS and TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) _ LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James tells Sports Illustrated, that he’s decided to go home. It’s a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat. James […]

Texas A&M Trio Named to Outland Trophy Watch List

DALLAS — A trio of Texas A&M offensive linemen were named to the preseason “watch list” for the prestigious Outland Trophy, which is given annually to college football’s top interior lineman. Representing Texas A&M on the watch list were senior Cedric Ogbuehi, junior Mike Matthews and sophomore Germain Ifedi. With their three watch-listers the Aggies […]

Mark Emmert Talks to Senate

WASHINGTON — NCAA president Mark Emmert says college athletes should receive “scholarships for life.” Emmert also told a Senate panel Wednesday that scholarships should cover the full cost of attending college, not just the basics. Emmert listed seven changes he favors in testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee. He said he hopes some will come […]

Kaser Named Ray Guy Award Watch List

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Texas A&M junior punter Drew Kaser was named to the 2014 preseason watch list for the Ray Guy Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top collegiate punter. Kaser, from  Strongsville, Ohio, will be the lone specialist among the players appearing at next week’s Southeastern Conference Media Days in Hoover, Ala. […]

Astros Escape Cellar With 8-4 Win, Sweep at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Robbie Grossman snapped an 0-for-28 slide with a career-high four hits and the Houston Astros climbed out of last place in the AL West, completing a three-game sweep with an 8-4 victory over All-Star pitcher Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Grossman and rookie George Springer homered for […]

Parsons Agrees to Mavs’ Offer Sheet

By STEPHEN HAWKINS Restricted free agent Chandler Parsons has agreed to an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks. The Houston Rockets will have to decide if they will match it. Two people with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday night that an agreement was in place. The people commented to The Associated Press on condition […]

Popovich Agrees to Extension to Stay With Spurs

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI Gregg Popovich has agreed to a multi-year extension with the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs made the announcement on Tuesday. The team did not announce the terms of the deal in a two-sentence news release. With Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw and the rest of the key elements of a team that won […]

Texas A&M’s Arenas to Compete in European Global Challenge

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M libero/defensive specialist Victoria Arenas has been selected to compete in the 10th Annual European Global Challenge next week in Pula, Croatia. Opening ceremonies for the tournament, which includes six teams from European countries and six teams from the United States entered in the Under 22 Division, will be July 13 […]

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