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Texas Hires Women’s Tennis Coach Howard Joffe

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas hired Howard Joffe to as the new women’s tennis coach, poaching from former rival at Texas A&M. The school announced the hire on Tuesday. Joffe led the Aggies women to NCAA top-10 finishes each of the last three seasons. He replaces Danielle Lund McNamara, who resigned June 3. A native […]

Josh Hamilton Activated From DL by Rangers, Gallo to Minors

BALTIMORE (AP) _ Josh Hamilton has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Texas Rangers, who placed the outfielder in the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the Orioles. Hamilton was sidelined since May 31 with a strained left hamstring. He has played in only seven games this season, batting .273 with […]

Stars Sign Newly Acquired Goalie Niemi to 3-Year Contract

DALLAS (AP) _ Former Stanley Cup-winning goalie Antti Niemi has signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars. The deal Monday came two days after Dallas acquired Niemi’s contract rights from San Jose for a seventh-round pick during the draft and two days before the goaltender would have become an unrestricted free agent. Niemi won […]

Astros Agree to $5.9 Million Signing Bonus with SS Bregman

HOUSTON (AP) _ The Astros have agreed to a contract with shortstop Alex Bregman, the second overall pick in the amateur draft, that includes a $5.9 million signing bonus. The deal, announced Thursday, is for well under the $7,420,100 slot value. Houston received the No. 2 pick as compensation for not signing pitcher Brady Aiken, […]

Aggie Women’s Basketball to Take on Cal, Ohio State in Las Vegas Tournament

COLLEGE STATION- Texas A&M women’s basketball team will head to Las Vegas, Nevada to take on two of the sport’s power programs this season in the South Point Shootout. The Aggies take on 2013 Final Four participant Cal on Nov. 27 and 22-time NCAA Tournament participant Ohio State on Nov. 28 at the South Point […]

Ellis Declines Option with Dallas

DALLAS (AP) _ Monta Ellis is declining the player option for the final year of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks and will become an unrestricted free agent. Ellis was set to make $8.7 million in the final year of a three-year, $25 million contract. His agent doesn’t rule out a return to the Mavs.

Shamier Little, Shelbi Vaughan Semifinalists for Bowerman Award

NEW ORLEANS – A pair of Texas A&M athletes have been selected as semifinalists for the women’s Bowerman Award, collegiate track and field’s highest individual honor that is awarded by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Aggie junior Shelbi Vaughan and sophomore Shamier Little are among the semifinal list of […]

Aggie Baseball Adds Four for 2016 Campaign

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M Aggies added four players to the roster for the 2016 campaign, head coach Rob Childress announced on Monday. Since their initial fall signing class, the Aggies have inked three high school pitchers and a junior college catcher to join the squad next season. The Maroon and White added […]

NCAA Announces School Nominees for 2015 Woman of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS– NCAA member colleges and universities have nominated 480 female student-athletes – the most ever in the history of the program – for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Texas A&M has two nominees with All-Americans Olivia Ekpone from the track and field team and Shea Groom from soccer. Now in its 25th […]

SEC Sets Game Times for First Three Football Games

IRMINGHAM—The Southeastern Conference Office announced the game times and network designations for the first three weeks of the college football season today. The AdvoCare Texas Kickoff game between Texas A&M and Arizona State will kick at 6 p.m. central on Saturday, Sept. 5 from NRG Stadium in Houston. The game will be televised by ESPN. […]

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