Texas A&M football recruiting: Aggies land commitment from four-star DE Victory Vaka

Texas A&M scored a big victory on the recruiting trail on Monday night — literally. Victory Vaka, a four-star defensive end from Westlake High School in Westlake Village, California, committed to the Aggies over a top five that included Florida, Florida State, Oregon and Michigan. The 6-foot-2, 350-pound monster is ranked No. Read more

College basketball rankings: After keeping Shaka Smart, No. 18 Texas lands five-star recruit Greg Brown

There was speculation, back in early-to-mid February, that Texas might make a coaching change after the season because the Longhorns appeared on the verge of missing the NCAA Tournament for the third time in five years under Shaka Smart. But when Texas started to turn things around and look like Read more

Dodgers’ Ross Stripling discusses how pitchers would get ready for 2020 season, MLB’s plan in Texas and more

Even before the season was suspended due to the nationwide distruption caused by COVID-19, Ross Stripling was already having a pretty eventful offseason. He was initially part of the Dodgers flurry of moves to acquire Mookie Betts, with a reported trade that would have sent him to the Angels ultimately Read more

Texas Rangers all-time team: Pudge, Palmeiro and A-Rod in the lineup; Ryan and Rogers in the rotation

In an effort to avoid going stir crazy with MLB and every other major sports league shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve decided to take a look at the best of the best for each baseball franchise. We’ve created a 30-day series making an all-time team for each MLB Read more

Purdue’s Matt Haarms, this season’s No. 1 grad transfer, commits to BYU over Kentucky, Texas Tech

BYU stood toe to toe with the big dogs in basketball, and won. The Cougars on Thursday secured a commitment from highly-regarded Purdue transfer Matt Haarms, who spurned Kentucky and Texas Tech for the opportunity to play out his final year of eligibility in Provo, Utah. Haarms is a 7-foot-3 Read more

MLB discussing three-state plan with one hub in Texas as possible solution to start 2020 season

With the spread of the novel coronavirus threatening Major League Baseball’s 2020 season, the league and the union continue to seek ways to salvage the year as best they can. Predictably, that has entailed any number of proposals and contingency plans, including those that would see teams either all isolated Read more

Dak Prescott holds birthday party for a friend in violation of Texas ‘safer-at-home’ orders, per report

Throughout his NFL career, Dak Prescott has been a good decision-maker. He has rarely taken sacks, posting a below-average sack rate in three of his four seasons. He has studiously avoided turnovers, throwing interceptions on only 1.7 percent of his passes, giving him the third-lowest interception rate among the 157 Read more