Gattis does it again: 2 HRs, 5 RBIs in Astros 13-5 win

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Evan Gattis hit two home runs, including the first of back-to-back shots with Marwin Gonzalez during a seven-run second inning, and the streaking Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 13-5 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. Jake Marisnick also homered, Carlos Correa had a two-run triple […]

Texas A&M Associate Athletics Director for Game Management to Retire in August

COLLEGE STATION—Mike Caruso, Associate Athletics Director for Game Management, has decided to retire from Texas A&M Athletics in August of 2018. Caruso has been a mainstay in Aggie athletics for more than 30 years. Caruso has served as associate athletics director since 2000 and served the previous seven years as an assistant athletics director for […]

New transfer rule eliminates permission-to-contact process

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick Beginning in October, Division I student-athletes will have the ability to transfer to a different school and receive a scholarship without asking their current school for permission. The Division I Council adopted a proposal this week that creates a new “notification-of-transfer” model. This new system allows a student to inform his […]

North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

By ROB HARRIS and GRAHAM DUNBAR MOSCOW (AP) _ North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time […]

Fisher Speaks Before Brazos County Coach’s Night

Texas A&M head football coach Jimbo Fisher spoke briefly with the media Monday at Kyle Field before taking the stage for the Brazos County A&M Club Coach’s Night. The event was the second in a six-cit- tour for Fisher, who is set to meet with A&M Clubs in Houston, Ft. Worth, Dallas and San Antonio (the […]

Balk gives Astros 8-7 win, first 4-game sweep of Rangers

By SCHUYLER DIXON ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ George Springer scored the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning on a balk after homering on the first pitch of the game, and the Houston Astros swept their Texas rivals in a four-game series for the first time, beating the Rangers 8-7 despite blowing a six-run lead Sunday. […]

Sammy Watson claims 800m title on final day of NCAA Championships

EUGENE – Texas A&M freshman Sammy Watson won the 800m final amid adverse weather conditions in front of a crowd of 12,998 on the final day of the NCAA Championships held at Hayward Field. In cool conditions, with temperatures in the low 50s, and showers that turned into downpours, Watson drove to the finish line as she took […]

Women’s Basketball Adds Latvian National Team Center Anna Dreimane

From Texas A&M women’s basketball announced the addition of Anna Dreimane, a Latvian National Team member and Colorado State transfer, Thursday. “Anna is an agile and mobile player with an inside-out game that will only get better from daily battles with our already solid front court and SEC competition,” said Texas A&M head coach […]

Kristen Clark scores first point for Aggie women at NCAA Championships

EUGENE – Kristen Clark scored the first point for the Aggie women with an eighth-place performance in the javelin at the NCAA Championship on Thursday with 9,702 in attendance at Hayward Field. In semifinal races, the Texas A&M tandem of Jazmine Frayand Sammy Watson were the top qualifiers in the 800m for Saturday’s final. Clark’s first round throw of 173-4 (52.83) […]

Gattis and Cole lead Astros past Rangers 5-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, and Gerrit Cole allowed one run over six solid innings as the Houston Astros topped the Texas Rangers 5-2 on Thursday night. Alex Bregman also homered for the Astros, and Jose Altuve had three singles after coming in with a big […]

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