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Six Aggies Earn Spots on Preseason “Watch Lists”

Multiple Texas A&M football standouts have been named to national award preseason “watch lists” as the Aggies gear up for the 2016 season. Seeing their names appear on the prestigious lists so far this summer were seniors Avery Gennesy and Daeshon Hall, juniors Myles Garrett and Armani Watts, sophomore Christian Kirk and graduate transfer Trevor Knight. […]

Larry Brown resigning after 4 seasons as SMU’s coach

DALLAS (AP) _ Larry Brown says he is resigning as SMU’s basketball coach, ending a four-year run during which the Mustangs made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993 and then were banned from postseason play last season. The 75-year-old coach told ESPN that he was resigning, but didn’t say why. CBS Sports […]

QB Stidham Transferring from Baylor Instead of Being Backup

WACO, Texas (AP) _ Jarrett Stidham says he’s transferring from Baylor, where he was expected to again be the backup quarterback behind senior Seth Russell. Stidham announced his decision in a statement posted on his Twitter account Thursday. He appeared in 10 games as a freshman last season, including three starts after Russell suffered a […]

Alonso, Hill Lead Oakland Over Houston 3-1

HOUSTON (AP) _ Yonder Alonso doubled and drove in two runs and Rich Hill tied a season-high with 10 strikeouts in six solid innings to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night. Hill (9-3) allowed three hits and one run to extend his winning streak to six games […]

Last-place Twins Win 10-1, 3rd in Row Over AL-Leading Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Max Kepler drove in three runs with a homer and a short sacrifice fly, Tyler Duffey matched a career high with nine strikeouts and the last-place Minnesota Twins again beat the AL-leading Texas Rangers, 10-1 on Thursday night. The Twins, whose 30-55 record is the worst in the American League, won […]

Texas A&M’s Shamier Little decides to compete professionally

EUGENE – Texas A&M junior Shamier Little has decided to compete professionally and bypass her remaining year of collegiate eligibility with the Aggies. Little will compete in the first round of the 400-meter hurdles at the Olympic Trials on Thursday.   “I’m really excited and confident in my decision,” noted Little. “I feel I’m more […]

Sanford to Return to Rudder as Head Baseball Coach

Rudder High School would like to welcome back Chase Sanford, this time as the Head Baseball Coach. Coach Sanford who was part of Rudder’s football and baseball staff for 3 years is excited about the opportunity. “I’m blessed beyond words to be taking over a baseball program that I was apart of for 3 years. […]

Wade Leaving Heat for Bulls

UNDATED (AP) _ The Miami Heat can say goodbye to Dwyane Wade. The 12-time NBA All-Star guard has ended his 13-year run with the team for a two-year, $47 million contract with the Bulls. Miami offered $40 million over two years for Wade to stay in the uniform that he’s worn his entire career The […]

Ortiz Hits 20th HR; Red Sox Beat Sloppy Rangers 11-6

BOSTON (AP) _ David Ortiz reached 20 homers for the 15th consecutive season and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched efficiently into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the sloppy Texas Rangers 11-6 Wednesday night. Bryce Brentz drove in three runs with two singles and Ryan Hanigan had a two-run single […]

Gomez, Valbuena Help Astros to 9-8 Win to Sweep Mariners

HOUSTON (AP) _ Carlos Gomez had three RBIs and finished a home run shy of the cycle and Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Houston Astros sweep the Seattle Mariners with a 9-8 victory Wednesday night. The game was tied at 7 with one on and one […]

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