McCann Hits Leadoff HR in 11th, Sends Tigers over Astros

DETROIT (AP) _ James McCann hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 11th inning Thursday, lifting the Detroit Tigers over the Houston Astros 6-5 Thursday. McCann sent an 0-2 pitch from Tony Sipp (2-1) into the Tigers’ bullpen, just beyond the reach of leaping left fielder Colby Rasmus. It was the second […]

Efferding, Gavrilovska Advance, Named All-Americans

WACO, Texas – Texas A&M’s Jeremy Efferding stormed through the second round of the NCAA Singles Championships Thursday morning at the Hurd Tennis Center in Waco, defeating No. 16 Romain Bogaerts of Wake Forest 6-2, 6-0. The senior earned ITA All-America status for the first time in his career as he advanced to the Round […]

A&M’s Matthews, Garrett Named Preseason All-Americans

A pair of Texas A&M football standouts received preseason All-America mention from CFBMatrix.com. The Aggies, who were ranked No. 15 in the publication, open the 2015 season against Arizona State in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston on Sept. 5. Senior offensive center Mike Matthews, who was also recently named to the […]

A&M’s Efferding, Gavrilovska Advance to NCAA Second Round

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M senior Jeremy Efferding advanced to the second round of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship, defeating No. 27 Or Ram-Harel of Tulsa in three sets Wednesday afternoon. Juniors Harrison Adams and Shane Vinsant open the NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Championship Thursday at Baylor University’s Hurd Tennis Center in Waco. […]

Cavaliers Take Opener in NBA Eastern Final

ATLANTA (AP)_ Going on the road didn’t faze the Cleveland Cavaliers. They took the opener of the NBA Eastern Conference finals by topping Atlanta 97-89 as LeBron James led all scorers with 31. But it was J.R. Smith who provided the surprise offense punch for the Cavs. The ex-Knick made 8 of 12 from three-point […]

Rangers and Astros Propelled to Wins with Solid Pitching

RANGERS-RED SOX Klein wins 1st major league start, Rangers top Red Sox 2-1 BOSTON (AP) _ Phil Klein allowed one run in his first major league start, Robinson Chirinos hit a solo homer and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Rangers took a 1-0 lead in the second […]

Aggie Baseball Edges Alabama, 4-3, to Open SEC Tournament

HOOVER, ALABAMA – An eighth-inning single by Nick Banks gave No. 6 Texas A&M its first lead of the game and leftfielder Logan Taylor preserved the lead by throwing a runner out at the plate in the ninth as the Aggies opened up their SEC Tournament action Wednesday morning with a 4-3 win over the […]

Warriors Rally Past Rockets 110-106 in Game 1 of West Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Stephen Curry hit two free throws in the final seconds to finish with 34 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 16 points down in the second quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 110-106 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. With the Rockets seemingly ready to […]

Kruger puts Chicago past Ducks 3-2 in 3rd OT of Game 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) _ Marcus Kruger deflected Brent Seabrook’s shot 16:12 into the third overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks evened the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 on Tuesday night. Andrew Shaw and Marian Hossa scored power-play goals in the opening minutes of the longest game in […]

Astros Power Past A’s; Rangers Fall Short to Red Sox

ATHLETICS-ASTROS HOUSTON (AP) _ Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus each hit two-run homers, Roberto Hernandez pitched six strong innings to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday night. Carter hit his homer off the facade in left in the second to give Houston a 2-0 lead, and Rasmus launched his homer […]

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