COLLEGE STATION–Texas A&M’s game notes for Thursday’s season opener at South Carolina… What to watch for … It will be the first live CFB game on the SEC Network, as well as the 2014 season-opener for both teams. It will be the first ever meeting between the Gamecocks and the Aggies. Texas A&M will be […]
HOUSTON (AP) _ Rookie Tom Savage looked like a polished pro leading the Texans to the winning touchdown and 2-point conversion against Denver last week. He has a bit more to do in today’s preseason finale against the Niners to overtake Case Keenum for the backup quarterback job behind Ryan Fitzpatrick. Keenum and Savage will try to […]
ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member when they beat Abilene Christian 38-37 last night. Georgia State snapped a 16-game losing streak. The Panthers’ last victory came in October 2012 at Rhode Island. Parker McKenzie threw for 403 yards and four scores for Abilene Christian.
SEATTLE (AP) _ Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis as the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 yesterday. Erasmo Ramirez allowed 10 runs and nine hits in three-plus innings. Seattle had been the only major league team not to allow 10 or more runs in a game this season.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros last night. The A’s trailed by one entering the ninth before Eric Sogard’s RBI single. Fuld’s two-out shot off Chad Qualls landed in the seats in right field to […]
CLEVELAND (AP) _ Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon’s suspension is effective immediately and he will miss the entire 2014 season. He will have to apply for reinstatement following the season. Gordon had appealed his yearlong suspension and met with […]
By David Helman IRVING, Texas – Third-year safety Matt Johnson headlined 13 roster cuts by the Cowboys on Tuesday afternoon, as they trimmed their roster to 75 players ahead of Thursday’s preseason finale.Johnson is one of four players to be waived/injured, which means he reverts to the Cowboys’ injured reserve if he clears waivers. The more likely scenario […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M men’s basketball program announced Tuesday that the Aggies’ contest against Kansas State inside Kansas City’s Sprint Center on Dec. 20 will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU at 6 p.m. The clash will be the 25th all-time meeting between the former Big 12 foes on the hardwood and the first since […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas— The Aggie family mourns the loss of Homer Jacobs ’87 who left this world much too soon on August 26, 2014. Jacobs, 49, passed away unexpectedly after experiencing a sudden illness. He died at the College Station Medical Center. The cause of death is unknown and an autopsy has been ordered. Jacobs was […]
HOUSTON (AP) _ Receivers Joe Adams and Alec Lemon are among nine players released by the Houston Texans yesterday. The Texans also placed offensive tackle David Quessenberry on the reserve/non-football illness list as he battles lymphoma. Houston waived William Powell, Sam Longo, David Hunter, Austin Brown, Terrance Lloyd and Lawrence Sidbury and Junior Mertile.