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Gomez Traded to Astros After Mets Deal Falls Through

HOUSTON (AP) _ The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason by acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from, the Milwaukee Brewers. Houston, which also received right-hander Mike Fiers in the deal, sent four prospects to the Brewers: left-hander Josh Hader, right-hander Adrian Houser and outfielders […]

Reliever Sam Dyson Sent to Rangers by Marlins

MIAMI (AP) _ The Miami Marlins traded right-handed reliever Sam Dyson to the Texas Rangers on Friday for catcher Tomas Telis and a minor league pitcher. Dyson was 3-3 with a 3.68 ERA in 44 appearances for Miami this season. He appeared in 80 games with the Marlins over the last three seasons, after breaking […]

Keith Rivers Retires Instead of Reporting to Cowboys’ Camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) _ Linebacker Keith Rivers has decided to retire rather than report to training camp with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said he spoke with the 29-year-old Rivers about two hours before the team boarded a flight Tuesday for California. The Cowboys placed Rivers on the reserve/retired list before the first camp […]

Mark Weaver Named Texas A&M Women’s Tennis Head Coach

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Mark Weaver has been named Texas A&M women’s tennis head coach, Texas A&M Athletics Director Eric Hyman announced today. “I am extremely grateful to our athletics director, Eric Hyman and to Marcy Girton for giving me this opportunity to be the head coach of the women’s tennis program at Texas A&M,” […]

Marcus Wortham Named Interim Head Basketball Coach For Allen Academy

Over the past seven weeks, a five-member Allen search committee facilitated a search for the Interim Head Basketball Coach.  After bringing finalists to campus, the committee incorporated input from all constituent groups, including Allen faculty, parents, and students, as well as local respected coaches and referees and came to a unanimous decision. We are excited to announce […]

USA Today Coaches Poll Released; A&M Not in Top 25

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW 1 Ohio State 14-1 1598 62 NR 0 – 2 TCU 12-1 1487 1 NR 0 – 3 Alabama 12-2 1452 1 NR 0 – 4 Baylor 11-2 1365 0 NR 0 – 5 Oregon 13-2 1260 0 NR 0 – 6 Michigan State 11-2 […]

Hamels Moving to Texas

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels’ time in Philadelphia is ending. Two people familiar with the deal say the Phillies have agreed to trade the ace left-hander to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects. Both people spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity because […]

Astros Regain Lead in AL-West with 6-3 Win Over Angels

HOUSTON (AP) _ Rookie Lance McCullers pitched seven solid innings and Preston Tucker and Jon Singleton both homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night to regain first place in the American League West. Houston also took the first game of the series to move […]

Colby Lewis gets 11th win as Rangers beat Yankees 5-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Colby Lewis went six innings for his 11th victory and the Texas Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the AL East-leading New York Yankees on Wednesday night. Adrian Beltre had two hits and scored twice for the Rangers, who won for only the second time in […]

Yankees Use 11-Run Inning in 21-5 Comeback Win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ After giving up five runs in the first inning, the New York Yankees made it up for it real fast. Brendan Ryan doubled twice with three RBIs and Didi Gregorius had a bases-loaded triple in New York’s 11-run second inning as the Yankees overcame the Texas Rangers 21-5 on Tuesday night. […]

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