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Texas A&M LB Josh Walker arrested on assault charge

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M football player Josh Walker has been arrested on charges of assault causing bodily injury to a family member and interfering with an emergency request for assistance. The Brazos County sheriff’s office said Saturday the 20-year-old junior linebacker from Gilmer in East Texas was booked into the jail Friday […]

Trey Porras Named New Skipper for the Bombers

Bryan-College Station (August 19, 2016)-The Brazos Valley Bombers today announced 2011 TCL Batting Champion Trey Porras has been named the 4th manager in franchise history. Porras, a Needville, Texas native, had a club record 72 hits for the Bombers in the 2011 season where he led the Bombers to the TCL Championship series. This summer […]

Football Fan Appreciation Day/Meet the Aggies is Saturday, Aug. 20

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M football team will sign autographs for fans at the 2016 Fan Appreciation Day / Meet the Aggies presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Gilliam Indoor Track Complex. “This is a great event and we hope to see a lot of […]

Starr resigns as Baylor law professor, severs school ties

By WILL WEISSERT AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Former Baylor President Ken Starr is resigning his post as a law school professor, severing ties with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal. Starr lost his job as president and chancellor in May in a scandal involving the school’s vaunted football team that also […]

Update on Olympic Games in Rio

RIO DE JANIERO (AP) _ At a news conference in Rio, a police official said that no robbery was committed against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three other swimmers. Fernando Veloso of the Civil Police said, “they were not victims of the crimes they claimed,” but were instead involved in a confrontation at a gas […]

US Routs Argentina 105-78, Moves into Men’s Basketball Semis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team. Emphatically stopping a stretch of three straight close games, the Americans advanced to the semifinals by sprinting past Manu Ginobili and Argentina, 105-78 Wednesday night. In front of a chanting, flag-waving crowd of Argentines who came to throw a raucous […]

Rangers Win 6-2 as Darvish Ends Long Losing Streak vs. A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Yu Darvish struck out nine and the Texas Rangers beat Oakland 6-2 on Wednesday night, giving the right-hander his first victory in his last 11 starts against the AL West-rival Athletics. Darvish (4-3) had a demonstrative show of emotion, pumping his fist and letting out a shout, after striking out Coco […]

Questions About Lochte Robbery

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ Authorities in Brazil say they’ll be questioning three of U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte’s teammates today about a robbery they reported. Last night, two of the teammates were removed from a plane headed for the U.S. so that they could be questioned. Lochte is already in the U.S. He first said […]

Martinez dominates over 7 innings, Cardinals beat Astros 8-2

HOUSTON (AP) _ Carlos Martinez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Jeremy Hazelbaker and Brandon Moss hit home runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Wednesday. The Cardinals have won four straight and have a slim hold on the second NL wild-card spot over the Pirates and Marlins. Martinez […]

Ex-A&M player Isaiah Golden released from prison

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ A former Texas A&M player has been released from prison on probation after serving three months of a 10-year sentence for robbery. The (Bryan-College Station) Eagle (http://bit.ly/2b0gfgf) reports ex-defensive lineman Isaiah Golden of Carthage received probation Tuesday. Under an agreement for his guilty plea for robbery, Golden had his sentence […]

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