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Two Texas A&M Assistants suspended for ‘Chalk Talk’ presentations

Head Football Coach Kevin Sumlin: “There is absolutely no place in our program or in our University community for inappropriate conduct or degrading comments towards women, or anyone, regardless of intent. While I was in attendance at the Chalk Talk event this week, I was engaged in meeting participants, taking photographs and signing autographs and […]

Former Texas All-American Armstrong Dead after shooting

BELLAIRE, TX – Former Texas A&M star and NFL player Antonio Armstrong has died after being shot by his 16-year-old son at their home in the Houston-area city of Bellaire. Armstrong, 42, was found injured in the bedroom and immediately taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he later died. ABC 13 reports that Armstrong’s wife, […]

Texas A&M Football Coach’s Presentation Sparks Controversy at Annual ‘Chalk Talk’

A presentation slide shown at Texas A&M Football’s ‘Chalk Talk’ event Wednesday night has spurred some controversy. The event, which promotes an interactive way for female fans to learn more about the game of football, included over 700 guests and featured several members of the Aggie coaching staff, including head coach Kevin Sumlin. One staff member speaking to the crowd […]

Future Playoff Semifinals Will Be On Saturdays And Holidays

IRVING, Texas – Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), today announced a shift in scheduling to the semifinal games in years 5, 6, 11 and 12 of the rotation. With this adjustment, all semifinals games will be played on Saturdays or holidays. “We had healthy discussions with a lot of people […]

Mavericks boost Nowitzki’s deal to $50 million

DALLAS (AP) _ Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it’s worth more than the original agreement. The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday _ $10 million more than the […]

McCullers, Rasmus lead Stros past Yanks; Coco Crisp Powers A’s past Rangers

McCullers, Rasmus help Astros over Yankees 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) _ Lance McCullers struck out 10 in six solid innings, Colby Rasmus broke out of a slump with a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Wednesday night. Rasmus snapped an 0-for-29 skid when he sent an off-speed pitch from Masahiro […]

Cowboys’ Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation

FRISCO, Texas (AP) _ Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn’t expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California. With Gregory already suspended for the first four games this season, Jones said Wednesday that […]

Rangers, Astros fall at home

Gray area: 8 Ks, 1 bad inning as A’s win 6-3 at Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night. Reddick’s two-run homer in the fourth was one […]

The ‘Bryan-College Station Eagle’ Holds Third Annual High School Football Media Days

BRYAN, TX – The ‘Bryan-College Station Eagle’ held it’s third annual ‘High School Football Media Days’ earlier today at Merrill Green Stadium at Bryan High School. Teams in attendance were; Allen Academy, Anderson-Shiro, A&M Consolidated, Bremond, Bryan, Burton, BVCHEA, Caldwell, Cameron-Yoe, Centerville, College Station, Franklin, Iola, Leon, Lexington, Madisonville, Milano, Navasota, Normangee, Rudder, Snook, Somerville […]

Rangers’ Fielder expected to have season-ending neck surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years. Fielder got a second opinion Monday, and general manager Jon Daniels says Dr. Drew Dossett recommended surgery. That was the same as Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles said last week after […]

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