Marcus Wortham Named Interim Head Basketball Coach For Allen Academy

Over the past seven weeks, a five-member Allen search committee facilitated a search for the Interim Head Basketball Coach.  After bringing finalists to campus, the committee incorporated input from all constituent groups, including Allen faculty, parents, and students, as well as local respected coaches and referees and came to a unanimous decision. We are excited to announce […]

USA Today Coaches Poll Released; A&M Not in Top 25

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW 1 Ohio State 14-1 1598 62 NR 0 – 2 TCU 12-1 1487 1 NR 0 – 3 Alabama 12-2 1452 1 NR 0 – 4 Baylor 11-2 1365 0 NR 0 – 5 Oregon 13-2 1260 0 NR 0 – 6 Michigan State 11-2 […]

Hamels Moving to Texas

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels’ time in Philadelphia is ending. Two people familiar with the deal say the Phillies have agreed to trade the ace left-hander to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects. Both people spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity because […]

Astros Regain Lead in AL-West with 6-3 Win Over Angels

HOUSTON (AP) _ Rookie Lance McCullers pitched seven solid innings and Preston Tucker and Jon Singleton both homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night to regain first place in the American League West. Houston also took the first game of the series to move […]

Colby Lewis gets 11th win as Rangers beat Yankees 5-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Colby Lewis went six innings for his 11th victory and the Texas Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the AL East-leading New York Yankees on Wednesday night. Adrian Beltre had two hits and scored twice for the Rangers, who won for only the second time in […]

Former Aggie Danielle Adams Suspended by the WNBA

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The WNBA suspended Danielle Adams of the San Antonio Stars for three games without pay for an unspecified violation of the league’s anti-drug program. The move was announced several hours before Wednesday night’s home game against Atlanta. Adams will miss that game as well as Friday’s game against Washington and Sunday’s […]

Yankees Use 11-Run Inning in 21-5 Comeback Win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ After giving up five runs in the first inning, the New York Yankees made it up for it real fast. Brendan Ryan doubled twice with three RBIs and Didi Gregorius had a bases-loaded triple in New York’s 11-run second inning as the Yankees overcame the Texas Rangers 21-5 on Tuesday night. […]

Altuve’s Career-Best 5 RBIs Lead Astros Over Angels 10-5

HOUSTON (AP) _ Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. Altuve had an RBI single in the second, drove in two runs in the fourth inning […]

Mexico national soccer coach fired after journalist’s claim

MEXICO CITY (AP) _ Embattled Mexican national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera has been fired following a TV reporter’s claim that the coach known as “El Piojo” punched him. Soccer Federation head Decio de Maria announced the move Tuesday afternoon. The incident involving Television Azteca’s Christian Martinoli took place Monday at the Philadelphia airport as […]

Brady’s suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) _ Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league announced the decision Tuesday. The New England Patriots’ star quarterback was suspended by NFL executive Troy Vincent in May following a league-sanctioned investigation […]

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