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Astros Power Past A’s; Rangers Fall Short to Red Sox

ATHLETICS-ASTROS HOUSTON (AP) _ Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus each hit two-run homers, Roberto Hernandez pitched six strong innings to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday night. Carter hit his homer off the facade in left in the second to give Houston a 2-0 lead, and Rasmus launched his homer […]

Aggie Men’s and Women’s Tennis Set for NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships

MEN COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M senior Jeremy Efferding will begin play in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship on Wednesday and juniorsHarrison Adams and Shane Vinsant open the NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Championship on Thursday at Baylor University’s Hurd Tennis Center in Waco. First-round opponents of the 64-player singles bracket and the 32-doubles […]

Texas A&M’s Matthews Named to Rimington Watch List

Texas A&M senior center Mike Matthews was one of 52 players named to the Spring “watch list” for the Rimington Trophy, which is given annually to Division I-A college football’s most outstanding center. It is the second straight year that Matthews has been named to the prestigious list and he is the second Matthews brother […]

NFL to Change Extra-Point Kicks to Longer Distance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on 2-point conversion turnovers. The owners on Tuesday approved the competition committee’s proposal to snap the ball from the 15-yard line on PATs to make them more challenging. In recent seasons, kickers made more than 99 percent of the […]

Lightning Thump Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) _ The Tampa Bay Lightning have knotted the NHL’s Eastern Conference finals at a game apiece by dealing the New York Rangers their most lopsided postseason loss since 2009. Tyler Johnson scored the Lightning’s first three goals and Alex Kallorn added a pair of third-period tallies as the Lightning ripped the Blueshirts […]

Cowboys Re-Sign Fullback Tyler Clutts, Release Jed Collins

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ The Cowboys have re-signed fullback Tyler Clutts and released fullback Jed Collins. Clutts played all 16 games last season, with one start. He also had his first career touchdown in the playoffs, a 1-yard catch in the divisional round loss to Green Bay. Dallas signed Clutts late in 2013 after he […]

A&M’s James Duncan Named National Video Coordinator of the Year

PHOENIX—Texas A&M video coordinator James Duncan was honored by his peers as he was named the Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year at the Collegiate Sports Video Association annual convention last week in Phoenix. “James has done a great job here at Texas A&M and we are fortunate to have him on our […]

Oakland Snaps 4-Game Losing Streak with 2-1 Win Over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) _ Brett Lawrie hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth, and the Oakland bullpen combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings as the Athletics snapped a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night. The loss snapped Houston’s five-game winning streak. Lawrie’s hit came off Will Harris […]

Four Aggies Earn All-SEC Baseball Accolades

HOOVER, ALABAMA – The Texas A&M Aggies had four players earn All-SEC honors, the league announced on Monday afternoon. Mitchell Nau picked up All-SEC First Team recognition as a designated hitter. Aggies on the All-SEC Second Team included outfielders Nick Banks and Logan Taylor and starting pitcher Grayson Long. The four honorees set a new […]

Aggie Baseball Enters SEC Tournament as the No. 3 Seed

Oxford, Mississippi – Texas A&M enters the 2015 SEC Tournament (May 19-24) in Hoover, Alabama as the No. 3 seed, the Aggies’ best seeding in their three years in the conference. The Aggies earned their first-ever bye through the first round and into the double-elimination portion of the tournament. Texas A&M will start play at […]

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