Paxton, Gamel power Mariners to 4-1 win over Astros

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) _ James Paxton had another strong start against Houston and rookie Ben Gamel powered the offense with a two-run homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-1 win over the Astros on Wednesday. Paxton (9-3) allowed six hits and one run in seven innings, after not allowing a run in […]

Astros put Correa on 10-day DL with thumb injury

HOUSTON (AP) _ All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. The Astros put Correa on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday and recalled Colin Moran from Triple A Fresno in time for an evening game against Seattle. Houston general manager Jeff […]

Texas A&M’s Kirk Named to Hornung, Biletnikoff Award Watch Lists

The preseason honors continue to roll in for Texas A&M football standout Christian Kirk, who was named to the watch lists for the Paul Hornung Award and the Biletnikoff Awards. The Hornung Award is given annually to the “most versatile player in major college football” by the Louisville Sports Commission and the Biletnikoff Award is presented […]

Aggies to Face OSU at Legends Classic

PRINCETON, N.J./BROOKLYN, N.Y. – A former Big 12 rival awaits the Texas A&M men’s basketball team during the team’s first game at the 11th annual Legends Classic as the Aggies will face off against Oklahoma State inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Nov. 20. The semifinal between the Aggies and Cowboys will be one of two historic rivalry […]

11-Time Conference Champion Diver Sehn Named to TAMU Athletic Hall of Fame

One of the most clutch competitors in Texas A&M athletics history, diver Eric Sehn was named to the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame’s 2017 induction class and will be formally honored at the 40th annual Burgess Banquet on Sept. 15 by the Lettermen’s Association. Sehn, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was a four-year letterman for […]

Rockets owner Alexander is selling team, CEO says

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) _ Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is selling the team. Rockets CEO Tad Brown made the announcement Monday, hours after he said Alexander made the decision. Alexander took over as owner on July 30, 1993, and the Rockets went on to win back-to-back titles in 1994-95. Brown says Alexander had […]

Silver medal performance for Ioannis Kyriazis in European U23 Championships

Bydgoszcz, Poland – Texas A&M junior Ioannis Kyriazis produced a silver medal performance in the javelin on Saturday as he represented Greece in the European Under-23 Championships. His best effort measured 265 feet, 10 inches (81.04). It marks the second silver medal this summer for Kyriazis, who also finished second with a throw of 283-3 (86.33) […]

Szeryk Finishes Seventh Among Amateurs at US Women’s Open

BEDMINISTER, N.J.- Texas A&M senior Maddie Szeryk finished a strong showing at the 2017 US Women’s Open with a 5-over 77 on Friday, finishing in a tie for 75th. She was seventh among amateurs at the event. Szeryk made two birdies on the par 72 / 6,687 yard Old Course at Trump National, but missed the cut […]

Fiers Powers ‘Stros past Twins; Rangers suffer heart-breaker to Royals

Fiers strikes out 11 as Astros beat Twins 5-3 By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) _ Mike Fiers struck out a season-high 11 over seven strong innings and Nori Aoki had two hits and two RBIs to help the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. The AL West leaders took two of three […]

Texas A&M’s Kirk, Watts, Martin earn preseason All-SEC mention

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Texas A&M football standouts Christian Kirk, Armani Watts and Koda Martin earned spots on the preseason All-Southeastern Conference team, as selected by the media attending the 2017 SEC Media Days on Friday. Additionally, Watts was named to the “watch list” for the Jim Thorpe Award on Friday, which is given annually to […]

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