Johnson wins British Open, stops Spieth’s bid for Grand Slam

By DOUG FERGUSON ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) _ Jordan Spieth’s spirited bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, who is no longer just a normal guy from Iowa. Not with a claret jug to go with that green jacket. Johnson captured his second major _ this one at the home of […]

Shock Owner Plans to Move WNBA Team to Dallas-Fort Worth

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Tulsa Shock majority owner Bill Cameron announced plans Monday to move the WNBA franchise to the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Cameron said in an emailed statement to The Associated Press that he hoped the WNBA Board of Governors would vote as soon as possible on the relocation. He said he was proud […]

Nuggets trade point guard Ty Lawson to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) _ A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Denver Nuggets have agreed to send point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. The Nuggets will get a lottery protected first-round pick in 2016 along with Nick Johnson, Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni and Joey Dorsey in the deal that also sends […]

Sydney Pickrem Sets Canadian Record in 200 IM, Wins Bronze

Toronto, Ontario – Incoming Aggie freshman Sydney Pickrem set the Canadian record in the 200 IM prelims of the 2015 Pan American Games, then went on to win the bronze medal in the event. Pickrem, who will join the Texas A&M Swimming & Diving team in the fall but is swimming for Team Canada in […]

Garrett, Noil Named Preseason First-Team All-SEC by Media

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas A&M sophomores Myles Garrett and Speedy Noil led a six-player Aggie contingent on the preseason All-Southeastern Conference team as voted on by the media in attendance at the 2015 SEC Media Days, the conference office announced on Friday Garrett and Noil were named to the All-SEC first team – Garrett at […]

Carson Named 2015 Doak Walker Award Candidate

DALLAS — Texas A&M senior running back Tra Carson was named a preseason candidate for the 2015 Doak Walker Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced on Thursday. Carson, from Texarkana, Texas, was the Aggies’ rushing leader with 581 yards and five scores on […]

Cowboys, Dez Bryant Agree to Deal Before Deadline

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ A person close to the negotiations says Dez Bryant has agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. The deal with the All-Pro receiver broke a stalemate that lasted months, and ended about an hour before the Wednesday deadline to get a multi-year deal done. The person, speaking […]

SEC to Post Medical Observer in Replay Booth

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) _ The Southeastern Conference will have an extra person monitoring games for possible head and neck trauma. SEC coordinator of officials Steve Shaw said Tuesday at league media days that an independent medical observer will be in the instant replay booth. The person will be a certified athletic trainer appointed by the […]

Bryant Says He Won’t Show Up

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is sending another signal that he won’t play without a long-term contract. Bryant posted a message on Twitter to Dallas fans saying he “will not be there” if he doesn’t have a new deal by Wednesday’s deadline. The All-Pro, who led the NFL with 16 touchdowns receiving […]

Wacha Heads to MLB All-Star Game

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M standout Michael Wacha is headed to Cincinnati as a member of the National League squad for Tuesday’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. If called on to pitch in Tuesday’s game, Wacha would be the first Aggie to take the mound in an MLB All-Star Game and the first Texas […]

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