Texas A&M returned to its comfort zone — the Aggies’ home court — in easily defeating Houston 74-57 on Wednesday night before 4,850 fans. “Being in Reed Arena helped us and our fans really helped us,” said Texas A&M junior forward Jamal Jones, who led all scorers with 21 points. “We got back on the […]
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The 2014 racing calendar will have Formula One and NASCAR racing in Texas on the same day. The FIA, international motorsports’ governing body, released its 2014 calendar Wednesday, placing the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin on Nov. 2. That’s the same day as the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Dirk Nowitzki scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks beat the New Orleans Pelicans 100-97 Wednesday night. Nowitzki gave Dallas the lead with a free throw to make the score 98-97 with 32.3 seconds left. He then got a piece of Eric Gordon’s driving […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The prosecutor overseeing the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston says it is completed. State Attorney Willie Meggs has scheduled a news conference for tomorrow afternoon to announce his findings in the December 2012 incident. A lawyer for Winston has suggested that the star quarterback and […]
New Haven, Conn. – Four quarterbacks and one running back comprise the list of five finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation 2013 Player of the Year award. Senior quarterbacks AJ McCarron (Alabama) and Jordan Lynch (Northern Illinois) lead the list along with redshirt sophomore Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) and redshirt freshman Jameis Winston (Florida […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ The NFL has fined Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 for interfering with a play in a Thanksgiving game against the Ravens. The league may also dock the club a draft pick, “because the conduct affected a play on the field.” The fine is the second-largest ever handed out to an NFL coach.
BOSTON (AP) _ The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have a new catcher. The Sox have inked free-agent A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract. He replaces Jarrod Saltalamacchia (sahl-tah-lah-MAH’-kee-ah), who recently left the club as a free agent.
DETROIT (AP) _ The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with free agent reliever Joe Nathan on a two-year contract with a club option for 2016, accomplishing one of their main objectives this offseason by adding one of baseball’s most accomplished closers to the bullpen. The three-time defending AL Central champions announced the deal Wednesday, […]