Future Playoff Semifinals Will Be On Saturdays And Holidays

IRVING, Texas – Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), today announced a shift in scheduling to the semifinal games in years 5, 6, 11 and 12 of the rotation. With this adjustment, all semifinals games will be played on Saturdays or holidays. “We had healthy discussions with a lot of people […]

Mavericks boost Nowitzki’s deal to $50 million

DALLAS (AP) _ Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it’s worth more than the original agreement. The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday _ $10 million more than the […]

McCullers, Rasmus lead Stros past Yanks; Coco Crisp Powers A’s past Rangers

McCullers, Rasmus help Astros over Yankees 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) _ Lance McCullers struck out 10 in six solid innings, Colby Rasmus broke out of a slump with a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Wednesday night. Rasmus snapped an 0-for-29 skid when he sent an off-speed pitch from Masahiro […]

Cowboys’ Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation

FRISCO, Texas (AP) _ Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn’t expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California. With Gregory already suspended for the first four games this season, Jones said Wednesday that […]

Rangers, Astros fall at home

Gray area: 8 Ks, 1 bad inning as A’s win 6-3 at Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night. Reddick’s two-run homer in the fourth was one […]

The ‘Bryan-College Station Eagle’ Holds Third Annual High School Football Media Days

BRYAN, TX – The ‘Bryan-College Station Eagle’ held it’s third annual ‘High School Football Media Days’ earlier today at Merrill Green Stadium at Bryan High School. Teams in attendance were; Allen Academy, Anderson-Shiro, A&M Consolidated, Bremond, Bryan, Burton, BVCHEA, Caldwell, Cameron-Yoe, Centerville, College Station, Franklin, Iola, Leon, Lexington, Madisonville, Milano, Navasota, Normangee, Rudder, Snook, Somerville […]

Rangers’ Fielder expected to have season-ending neck surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years. Fielder got a second opinion Monday, and general manager Jon Daniels says Dr. Drew Dossett recommended surgery. That was the same as Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles said last week after […]

Texans star J.J. Watt on PUP list after back surgery

HOUSTON (AP) _ The Houston Texans have put star defensive end J.J. Watt on the physically unable to perform list less than a week before training camp begins. The move, which was expected, comes after Watt recently had back surgery. The NFL sacks leader last season with 17 1/2 is expected to be ready for […]

Van Collides With Dallas Cowboys Promotional Bus Between Phoenix And Vegas

PHOENIX (AP) Authorities say a van was turning left at a highway intersection in northwestern Arizona when it collided with a bus carrying staffers of the Dallas Cowboys football team, killing all four people in the van. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the van was traveling south on U.S. 93, the main route […]

Rangers, Astros cap off Series Wins

DeShields homers as Rangers top Royals 2-1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Sunday. DeShields, who was recalled Thursday from Triple-A Round Rock, walked and doubled before leading off the seventh with his third home run. […]

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