Starr resigns as Baylor law professor, severs school ties

By WILL WEISSERT AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Former Baylor President Ken Starr is resigning his post as a law school professor, severing ties with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal. Starr lost his job as president and chancellor in May in a scandal involving the school’s vaunted football team that also […]

Update on Olympic Games in Rio

RIO DE JANIERO (AP) _ At a news conference in Rio, a police official said that no robbery was committed against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte and three other swimmers. Fernando Veloso of the Civil Police said, “they were not victims of the crimes they claimed,” but were instead involved in a confrontation at a gas […]

US Routs Argentina 105-78, Moves into Men’s Basketball Semis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team. Emphatically stopping a stretch of three straight close games, the Americans advanced to the semifinals by sprinting past Manu Ginobili and Argentina, 105-78 Wednesday night. In front of a chanting, flag-waving crowd of Argentines who came to throw a raucous […]

Rangers Win 6-2 as Darvish Ends Long Losing Streak vs. A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Yu Darvish struck out nine and the Texas Rangers beat Oakland 6-2 on Wednesday night, giving the right-hander his first victory in his last 11 starts against the AL West-rival Athletics. Darvish (4-3) had a demonstrative show of emotion, pumping his fist and letting out a shout, after striking out Coco […]

Questions About Lochte Robbery

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ Authorities in Brazil say they’ll be questioning three of U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte’s teammates today about a robbery they reported. Last night, two of the teammates were removed from a plane headed for the U.S. so that they could be questioned. Lochte is already in the U.S. He first said […]

Martinez dominates over 7 innings, Cardinals beat Astros 8-2

HOUSTON (AP) _ Carlos Martinez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Jeremy Hazelbaker and Brandon Moss hit home runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Wednesday. The Cardinals have won four straight and have a slim hold on the second NL wild-card spot over the Pirates and Marlins. Martinez […]

Ex-A&M player Isaiah Golden released from prison

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ A former Texas A&M player has been released from prison on probation after serving three months of a 10-year sentence for robbery. The (Bryan-College Station) Eagle (http://bit.ly/2b0gfgf) reports ex-defensive lineman Isaiah Golden of Carthage received probation Tuesday. Under an agreement for his guilty plea for robbery, Golden had his sentence […]

Interview with College Station Spirit head coach Nick Bydal

The College Station Spirit (formerly known as the Sugar Land Imperials) is a NA3HL hockey team that will play its inaugural season this Fall and Winter at Spirit Ice Arena in College Station, TX. The NA3HL is a Tier III developmental league that feeds into the NAHL, a Tier II league. The Spirit will play […]

No. 8 Texas A&M Soccer preparing for big Opening Weekend

The No. 8 Texas A&M Women’s Soccer team is getting set for a big opening weekend at Ellis Field, with No. 1 Florida State coming to town Friday night and Rice visiting on Sunday. The Maroon & White faced the Lady Seminoles twice in 2015, coming up short both times, with the last defeat coming in the form […]

Jerry Jones, Tagliabue Among 2017 Hall of Fame Finalists

CANTON, Ohio (AP) _ Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue have been selected as finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017. Jones and Tagliabue were chosen Tuesday by the hall’s contributor committee. The Cowboys won three Super Bowls in a span of four seasons from 1992 to 1995 […]

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