Chennedy Carter Named to WBCA All-America Team

ATLANTA – Chennedy Carter was named to the 10-player All-American Team by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Thursday morning for the first time in her career. The All-American becomes just the second player in program history to be named to the WBCA’s 10-player All-American Team. Danielle Adams earned A&M’s selection during the 2010-11 national championship […]

British Open could be postponed

UNDATED (AP) – British Open organizers say postponement is an option for this year’s tournament at Royal St. George’s. The 149th edition of the Open Championship is scheduled to take place July 16-19. The last time the Open wasn’t played was in 1945 because of World War II. The R&A released a short statement in […]

AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015

By SCHUYLER DIXON The Dallas Cowboys have signed suspended defensive end Aldon Smith, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn’t been announced. The 30-year-old Smith has been out of the NFL since receiving a one-year ban in […]

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

By HOWARD FENDRICH Wimbledon has been canceled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic. The All England Club announced after an emergency meeting that the oldest Grand Slam tournament in tennis would not be held in 2020. The last time Wimbledon was called off was 1945. Wimbledon was scheduled […]

Bears finalize 1-year contract with former Seahawks, Texas A&M OL Ifedi

The Chicago Bears finalized a one-year contract with former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi. The 6-foot-5, 325-pound Ifedi made 60 starts at guard and tackle over four seasons for Seattle after being drafted out of Texas A&M with the No. 31 overall pick in 2016. He figures to replace Kyle Long at right guard […]

TAPPS Extends Date for Resuming Practices

The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools has extended its target date for resuming practices to May 4th. The decision comes after Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order Tuesday closing schools until that date. TAPPS had originally set its target date for April 13th. The UIL, which governs all Lone Star public […]

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

By BARRY WILNER NFL team owners have voted to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for a total of 14 next season. During a conference call to discuss league business after the annual meetings were canceled because of the new coronavirus, the owners also awarded one of those extra games to CBS […]

Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork Gives Update on Aggie Athletics Department

Texas A&M Athletics Director Ross Bjork visited with members of the media Tuesday to discuss the NCAA’s decision to grant spring sports athletes another year of eligibility, as well as the state of the Aggie athletics department. Listen to “Texas A&M AD Ross Bjork Gives Update on Aggie Athletics Department” on Spreaker.

‘The Eagle’ Announces All-Brazos Valley Boys Basketball Team

COACH OF THE YEAR Clay Todd – Normangee   FIRST TEAM Luke Yellott – Normangee Izaha Jones – Normangee Jaylen Harrison – A&M Consolidated Dillon Denman – Centerville MJ Thomas – Calvert   SECOND TEAM Mateus Blume – Allen Academy Adam Crenshaw – Iola Tavarus Baker – Navasota Tre’Quinton Green – Calvert Ca’Darrius Williams – […]

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

By RALPH D. RUSSO The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give spring sport athletes regardless of their year in school a […]

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