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Gomez agrees to $11.5M deal to stay with Rangers

By RONALD BLUM OXON HILL, Md. (AP) _ Two people familiar with the negotiations say outfielder Carlos Gomez has agreed to an $11.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Texas Rangers. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement was subject to a physical and had not been announced. Gomez, who […]

Four Aggies Named to All-SEC Football Team

Birmingham, Ala. — Alabama led the way with 11 representatives on the 2016 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches’ Football Team, including seven on the first team, it was announced Tuesday. LSU had nine selections, followed by Auburn, Florida and Texas A&M with six each. Ten of the 14 SEC schools placed a member on the first team, […]

Baylor names Temple’s Matt Rhule as new football coach

By STEPHEN HAWKINS Matt Rhule is the new coach at Baylor, where he takes over a beleaguered Big 12 Conference program after winning 20 games over the past two seasons at Temple. Rhule becomes the full-time replacement for two-time Big 12 champion coach Art Briles, who was dismissed after a scathing report over the university’s […]

Texas A&M’s Knight Named 2016 Wuerffel Trophy Winner

NEW YORK — Texas A&M quarterback Trevor Knight was named the winner of 2016 Wuerffel Trophy during today’s National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service,” is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton […]

Men’s Basketball Tops the Islanders, 86-69

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Tyler Davis scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting as Texas A&M defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 86-69 on Monday night. The Aggies (5-2) led 45-33 at halftime and kept the Islanders (5-2) at arms’ length the rest of the way, overwhelming their undersized opponent down low and outscoring TAMU-CC 40-24 […]

Furious Rally Falls Just Short at SMU, 54-53

DALLAS- Texas A&M rallied from a 16-point deficit, but could not complete the comeback, falling 54-53 to SMU in a women’s basketball game at Moody Coliseum on Monday night. The Aggies (5-2) trailed 29-13 at halftime, but closed the gap to a single point with 12.5 seconds left, but did not convert on their last […]

Texas A&M Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs Jason Cook heading to Baylor

Texas A&M Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs Jason Cook says he has taken a job as vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer at Baylor University. The Eagle was the first to report the story. Cook, who has been at Texas A&M for 13 years, released a statement via Twitter […]

Packers get back to .500, beat Texans 21-13

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) _ Aaron Rodgers threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the Green Bay Packers pulled away from the Houston Texans with two fourth-quarter touchdowns for a 21-13 win Sunday to get back to .500. The Packers (6-6) weathered snowy conditions at Lambeau Field, making just enough plays on the cold […]

Texas A&M Accepts Invitation to AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

Texas A&M has accepted a bowl invitation to the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl in Houston, and will face off against Kansas State of the Big 12 Conference in NRG Stadium on Wednesday, Dec. 28. The Aggies (8-4) will be seeking to win its fourth bowl game in five tries under fifth-year head coach Kevin Sumlin […]

No.7 Texas A&M Sweeps Owls to Finish out Fall Season

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 7-ranked Texas A&M women’s swimming team concluded the fall portion of its 2016-17 season with a 150.5-99.5 clean sweep over Rice on Saturday afternoon at the Student Recreation Natatorium. The Aggie divers also took on the University of Houston with second- and third-place finishes in both dives. “We had […]

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