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Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s season opener against Rice.

Report: Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s opener against Rice, according to TexAgs.com owner Billy Liucci. Read more at Chron.com  

Gilmer Buckeyes to debut renovated stadium

When the Gilmer Buckeyes play their first home game Thursday night, they’ll be in a newly renovated football stadium that just opened to the public this month.

Astro prospect Appel has good first season

Righthander Mark Appel, the top overall pick in the 2013 draft, will remain with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits even though he has officially been shut down for the season.

Rangers win thanks to 10th inning balk

Ian Kinsler came home with the decisive run in the 10th inning on a balk against Danny Farquhar just when it looked like a threat would fizzle, and the Rangers eked out a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners

ETX native, SFA standout released by Rams

Garrison and Stephen F. Austin State University alum, Jabara Williams, has been released by the St. Louis Rams.

Lufkin grad, former UH OL cut from Redskins

Lufkin native, Jacolby Ashworth, has been cut by the Washington Redskins, the team announced Tuesday.

ETX native, Texas A&M star cut by Dolphins

Tuesday is the deadline for NFL teams to cut their team down to their 75-man roster. Unfortunately, Jorvorskie Lane, a Lufkin native and former Texas A&M star, was released by the Miami Dolphins.

NFL donates equipment to 'Heads Up' league in Moore, OK

The National Football League Foundation announced today a donation of more than 1,000 pieces of equipment, including helmets and shoulder pads, to the Oklahoma Elite Football League based in Moore, Oklahoma.

Cowboys place Jay Ratliff on PUP list, out for 6 weeks

The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive tackle, Jay Ratliff, on physically unable to preform (PUP) list.