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Carson Named 2015 Doak Walker Award Candidate

DALLAS — Texas A&M senior running back Tra Carson was named a preseason candidate for the 2015 Doak Walker Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced on Thursday. Carson, from Texarkana, Texas, was the Aggies’ rushing leader with 581 yards and five scores on […]

Cowboys, Dez Bryant Agree to Deal Before Deadline

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ A person close to the negotiations says Dez Bryant has agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. The deal with the All-Pro receiver broke a stalemate that lasted months, and ended about an hour before the Wednesday deadline to get a multi-year deal done. The person, speaking […]

SEC to Post Medical Observer in Replay Booth

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) _ The Southeastern Conference will have an extra person monitoring games for possible head and neck trauma. SEC coordinator of officials Steve Shaw said Tuesday at league media days that an independent medical observer will be in the instant replay booth. The person will be a certified athletic trainer appointed by the […]

Bryant Says He Won’t Show Up

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is sending another signal that he won’t play without a long-term contract. Bryant posted a message on Twitter to Dallas fans saying he “will not be there” if he doesn’t have a new deal by Wednesday’s deadline. The All-Pro, who led the NFL with 16 touchdowns receiving […]

Wacha Heads to MLB All-Star Game

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M standout Michael Wacha is headed to Cincinnati as a member of the National League squad for Tuesday’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. If called on to pitch in Tuesday’s game, Wacha would be the first Aggie to take the mound in an MLB All-Star Game and the first Texas […]

Hundreds Pay to Meet Manziel in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ About 350 fans paid at least $125 each to meet former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel as he prepares for his second NFL season. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner appeared Sunday at Aggieland Outfitters in College Station. The Eagle (http://bit.ly/1dVWJwl ) newspaper reports Manziel hosted his first public autograph signing […]

Deron Williams to Join Mavs if he Clears Waiver

DALLAS (AP) _ Two people with knowledge of the arrangement tells The Associated Press that Deron Williams is set to join the Dallas Mavericks if the point guard clears waivers after reaching a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets. Williams will sign with the Mavericks once he clears waivers Monday, the people said Friday on condition […]

Florida State Rusher Suspended, Charged with Punching Woman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ Florida State is suspending running back Dalvin Cook indefinitely after a woman accused him of punching her outside a downtown bar. The school announced the decision Friday after the state attorney issued a warrant for Cook’s arrest on a misdemeanor battery charge. Cook led Florida State last year with 1,008 rushing […]

Texas A&M to Induct Six into Athletics Hall of Fame

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Athletics will induct six former student-athletes into the Lettermen’s Association Hall of Fame and two longtime athletics contributors into the Hall of Honor this fall. Additionally, former Texas A&M University System Regent and recent Distinguished Alumnus recipient Lupe Fraga will receive the Lettermen’s Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Nicky Thrasher […]

NFL Reduces Greg Hardy’s Suspension From 10 Games to Four Games

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com The NFL has reduced Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy’s suspension from 10 games to four, the league announced Friday. Hardy, who signed with the Cowboys this offseason, was originally suspended 10 games due to an arrest on domestic-abuse charges. A two-month investigation by the NFL “determined that there was sufficient […]

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