Texas A&M University
Jun 09, 2010 21:19 EDT
AP IMPACT: BP's error-prone spill response plans overstate preparedness, understate dangers. Glaring errors and omissions in BP's oil spill response plans have exposed a slapdash effort to follow environmental rules, outraging Gulf Coast residents who can see on their beaches how unprepared the company was.
Jun 08, 2010 16:09 EDT
Miami beats Texas A&M 10-3 behind Harold Martinez's 3 RBIs for regional championship. Miami has won the rain-delayed Coral Gables regional championship, beating Texas A&M 10-3 behind Harold Martinez's three RBIs.
Jun 08, 2010 06:41 EDT
Big catch: Nationals select JUCO slugger Bryce Harper with No. 1 pick in draft. The Washington Nationals are becoming the franchise of phenoms.
Jun 06, 2010 20:49 EDT
Texas A&M rallies past Miami 11-7 to force for regional championship Monday. Matt Juengel homered and Texas A&M emerged from the loser's bracket and forced a deciding game in the Coral Gables Regional after an 11-7 victory Sunday night.
Jun 05, 2010 22:37 EDT
Lawson hits 3 homers as Miami beat Texas A&M 14-1 to advance to regional finals. Scott Lawson homered three times to tie a school postseason record and had six RBIs as Miami cruised into the Coral Gables Regional final with a 14-1 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night.
Jun 04, 2010 15:15 EDT
Wittels extends his streak for FIU, but Texas A&M rolls past Golden Panthers in NCAA opener. Florida International's Garrett Wittels extended his hitting streak to 55 games, one of the few mistakes Texas A&M pitcher Barret Loux made as the Aggies beat the Golden Panthers 17-3 on Friday in the opening game of the Coral Gables Regional.
Jun 04, 2010 11:55 EDT
1979 Ixtoc oil spill suggests there will be no quick fixes for Deepwater Horizon. It started with a burst of gas through the drilling well. Workers scrambled to close the safety valves but within moments the platform caught fire and collapsed. Tens of millions of gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. Numerous attempts to stanch the spill failed.
Jun 04, 2010 08:21 EDT
1979 Ixtoc oil spill suggests there will be no quick fixes for Deepwater Horizon. It started with a burst of gas through the drilling well. Workers scrambled to close the safety valves but within moments, the platform caught fire and collapsed. Tens of millions of gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. Numerous attempts to stanch the spill failed.
May 27, 2010 19:58 EDT
Desmond Howard, Pat Tillman, Barry Alvarez among 14 elected to College Football Hall of Fame. Desmond Howard scored two of the most memorable touchdowns in the storied history of Michigan football and struck the pose that Heisman contenders have been mimicking since.
May 27, 2010 00:59 EDT
AP Exclusive: Workers describe bureaucracy, technical failures before Gulf rig exploded. As the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig burned around him, Chris Pleasant hesitated, waiting for approval from his superiors before activating the emergency disconnect system that was supposed to slam the oil well shut at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
May 24, 2010 08:11 EDT
AP IMPACT: Documents show faulty cement jobs long known as industry problem on offshore rigs. The tricky process of sealing an offshore oil well with cement ? suspected as a major contributor to the Gulf of Mexico disaster ? has failed dozens of times in the past, according to an Associated Press investigation.
May 21, 2010 15:49 EDT
Judge gives Packers DE Johnny Jolly tougher bond conditions on codeine possession charge. A flyer advertising a party he allegedly hosted at a Houston nightclub earlier this month got Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly into trouble with a judge on Friday, resulting in tougher restrictions for his bond on a pending 2008 felony drug charge.
May 20, 2010 15:18 EDT
Perry changes more enterprise fund deals when jobs don't follow; White wants more scrutiny. Gov. Rick Perry's office has rewritten three more contracts for companies that are struggling to create the promised number of jobs after getting millions of taxpayer dollars from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
May 16, 2010 20:00 EDT
The column notes are akin to a collection of menacing attackers, and I am Jackie Chan:¥¥¥The pulse is quickening at Tiffany Theatre, the ÒTerminatorÓ of Strip showrooms. It was supposed to be shut down by this time for a major renovation. Then it was supposed to be shuttered in July. Now, not so sure.
May 14, 2010 14:54 EDT
Nebraska women's coach Yori to earn $660,000 a year under contract extension through 2014-15. Nebraska coach Connie Yori, who led the Cornhuskers to the best season in program history, has received a three-year contract extension that will pay her $660,000 a year through the 2014-15 season.
May 06, 2010 13:43 EDT
Study suggests cell phone use a major factor in fatal nighttime crashes for teen drivers. Nighttime driving is becoming more hazardous for American teenagers and the likely cause is talking and texting on cell phones while operating a vehicle, according to a study released Thursday.
May 05, 2010 14:38 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Does talking to the Taliban or other extremist groups lead to peace?" is the topic on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul's Facebook discussion page this week.
May 02, 2010 00:01 EDT
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Apr 29, 2010 13:12 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business and human rights groups urged Congress on Thursday to ease the decades-old embargo on Cuba by passing a bipartisan bill to lift a ban on travel to the communist country and remove certain obstacles to legal farm sales.
Apr 26, 2010 16:17 EDT
Titans agree with Oregon's LeGarrette Blount, USC's Stafon Johnson. LeGarrette Blount, the Oregon running back suspended for punching a player last season, agreed to terms Monday with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent.