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Dolphins reach deal with Foster

MIAMI (AP) _ Four-time Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster has agreed to a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The free agent is attempting a comeback from a torn Achilles tendon suffered last season with Houston. Miami was looking to add depth at running back following the loss of Lamar Miller to the Texans […]

Houston and Texas Drop West Coast Series Openers

Graveman wins 5th straight to pace Athletics past Astros 7-4 By MICHAEL WAGAMAN OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Yonder Alonso drove in three runs with a pair of two-out hits to back Kendall Graveman’s fifth consecutive win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-4 on Monday night. Khris Davis hit his fourth home run […]

Astros, Rangers Winners in Sunday Matinees

Altuve, McHugh pace Astros past Mariners SEATTLE (AP) _ Jose Altuve homered among his four hits and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh escaped a pair of bases-loaded jams to pitch six scoreless innings, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-1 on Sunday. Altuve had a two-run homer and three singles in five […]

Hendricks, Cubs beat Rangers 6-0

CHICAGO (AP) _ Kyle Hendricks and four relievers combined on a five-hitter, Addison Russell had a two-run single to key a five-run sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Texas Rangers 6-0 on Friday in a matchup of slumping division leaders. The Cubs returned from the All-Star break to win for the seventh time […]

Five Aggies Named to Preseason All-SEC Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Five Texas A&M football players were named to the preseason All-Southeastern Conference football team on Friday, which was voted on by the media members attending the 2016 SEC Media Days earlier this week. Making the elite squad from the Aggie roster were senior Avery Gennesy (third-team offensive line), juniors Myles Garrett (first-team […]

Super Bowl MVP Von Miller gets record-setting deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) _ Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has agreed to a $114.5 million contract that includes $70 million in guarantees, making him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL history. The Super Bowl MVP took the six-year package two hours before today’s deadline for players to accept an offer or play under the franchise tag. […]

Oklahoma Overwhelming Preseason Pick for 10th Big 12 Title

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Oklahoma is the overwhelming preseason pick to win another Big 12 title. With quarterback Baker Mayfield among seven returning starters on offense, the Sooners got 24 of 26 first-place votes in the preseason media poll released Thursday. TCU got the other two first-place vote and was picked second, followed by Oklahoma […]

Alabama Picked to Win SEC by League’s Media

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) _ Alabama is the pick to win another Southeastern Conference title. The Crimson Tide received 223 of 331 total votes by the league’s media one year after winning the league and national titles. LSU received the second-most votes with 59 while Tennessee had 29. Alabama and Tennessee were the overwhelming favorites to […]

Bulls Down Mavs in Summer League Contest

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Bobby Portis had 19 points and eight rebounds as Chicago remained unbeaten with an 86-73 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in summer league play yesterday. The Bulls move into the quarterfinals with the victory. Cristiano Felicio made all six shots and finished with 15 points and eight rebounds for the No. […]

Spurs Make it Official, Sign Forward Pau Gasol

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The San Antonio Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the first time in 19 years. They brought back guard Manu Ginobili, too. The 7-foot Gasol has won two NBA titles and is a six-time All-Star. Gasol is one of […]

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