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Ifedi goes to Seahawks in crazy first round of NFL Draft

Emotions ran rampant for the offensive tackle position in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night in Chicago. A&M clocked in its sixth-straight draft with an Aggie going in the first round while controversy surrounded Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil.

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Thursday 04/28/2016
Aggie softball hosts No. 1 Florida for three-game series
Posted: April 28, 2016

The No. 22 Texas A&M softball team will host the top team in the nation this weekend as the Florida Gators visit the Aggie Softball Complex for a three-game series. The Aggies are 34-14 (6-12 SEC) after they were swept on the road by the Missouri Tigers last weekend. The No. 1 Gators are now 45-3 (15-3 SEC) after a sweep of Mississippi State last weekend.

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A&M baseball travels to Arkansas eyeing fourth-straight SEC series win
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 10:34 pm

The No. 2 Aggies continue SEC play this weekend with a three-game set against Arkansas on the road. The Aggies are looking to build off two solid weeks of baseball, winning 11 of their last 12 games after dropping four in a row earlier in the season.

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A&M looks to continue first round pick success at 2016 NFL Draft
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 12:49 am

This Thursday the most talented college football players from across the country will head to Chicago in hopes of being selected by one of 32 NFL teams in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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With multiple Aggies departing, who will fill their shoes?
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 12:43 am

After another eight-win season capped with yet another bowl appearance, Aggie football must endure the revolving door of players leaving the team due to graduation, the NFL Draft and transfer.

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Q&A: De’Vante Harris, unplugged
Updated: April 29, 2016 - 3:19 pm

With the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday, former Texas A&M cornerback De’Vante Harris details his preparation and hopes of getting drafted in an interview with Battalion sports writer Carter Karels.

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Milligan breaks steals record in Aggie 6-3 victory
Posted: April 27, 2016

Fresh off the news that the Aggies would be getting a new stadium in the upcoming season, No. 18 Texas A&M (34-14) defeated Texas State (30-18) 6-3 to end their nine game road skid.

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Aggies attempt to end losing streak, head to Texas State
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 9:08 am

The A&M softball team will continue to play on the road Wednesday night when it squares off against the Texas State Bobcats in San Marcos, Texas.

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Tuesday 04/26/2016
Moroney’s grand slam lifts A&M past UT-Arlington
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 10:51 pm

Having a pinch-hit walk-off single to win the series against Alabama Sunday afternoon was not enough of a show for Jonathan Moroney.

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Aggies look ahead to UTA visit
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 12:41 am

The Aggies entered the weekend with their bats hitting just about everything in sight, scoring 84 runs in eight games. Then a streaking Alabama team came to town and cooled the bats down considerably.

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Aggies' SEC road woes continue
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 12:43 am

SEC road struggles for No. 16 Texas A&M continue to rear its ugly head.

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Monday 04/25/2016
Q&A: Tra Carson anticipates draft day
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 12:32 am

Battalion sports editor Mickey Gashaw spoke with former A&M running back and NFL draft hopeful Tra Carson about his time in Aggieland and his future NFL career.

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Approaching history
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 12:37 am

In 2004, Texas A&M freshman outfielder Sharonda McDonald recorded 47 steals to set the new school record for steals in a season. Just a year later, McDonald broke her own record as she stole 48 bases as a sophomore.

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Manziel indicted by Dallas grand jury
Updated: April 25, 2016 - 1:39 pm

The epic freefall of Johnny Manziel seems to take a new twist or turn every day. On Monday, the saga turned another page and the former Heisman winner's football career, which was already on very thin ice, now hangs in the balance.

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Twitter reaction from Martin Piller and Ryan Palmer making top five, Hoffman winning
Updated: April 25, 2016 - 11:08 pm

Two Aggies, Martin Piller and Ryan Palmer, finished tied for fourth at the Valero Texas Open. Both golfers had their best result of the season, while Piller also notched the first top-five finish of his PGA Tour career. Charley Hoffman ultimately won the tournament in dramatic fashion by getting up and down on hole 18 and winning by one stroke. Social media reacted.

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Aggies avoid home series loss after walk-off single
Updated: April 25, 2016 - 12:22 am

Having only scored less than three runs only twice this season — both losses — Texas A&M relied on its pitching to cover for its offensive inefficiency.

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Sunday 04/24/2016
Piller captures best finish of PGA Tour career; finishes tied for fourth alongside Ryan Palmer
Updated: April 25, 2016 - 8:21 am

SAN ANTONIO — Three hours from College Station, Aggies Martin Piller and Ryan Palmer played their best golf of the season, and Piller was able to capture the best finish of his short, two-year PGA Tour career.

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Aggie track shines at Michael Johnson Invitational
Posted: April 24, 2016

Senior Chase Wolfe and freshman Jasmine Fray highlighted the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco by matching the pole vaulting record of 18-6½ set last month and besting the 800m dash record respectively.

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Aggie men sees SEC tourney hopes crumble
Posted: April 24, 2016

The Aggies’ run through the SEC tournament came to a screeching halt Saturday.

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Saturday 04/23/2016
Martin Piller in Top 10, Palmer a stroke behind heading into final day.
Posted: April 23, 2016

Despite only having two Top 25 finishes in his short PGA Tour career, Martin Piller continued to play his best golf during round three of the Valero Texas Open. The 30-year-old Aggie heads into Sunday tied for sixth at 7-under par, four strokes back of clubhouse leader Ricky Barnes.

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Alabama quiets Aggie bats, evens series with 7-4 win
Updated: April 24, 2016 - 12:32 pm

With the Aggie bats ablaze as of late and a walk-off win to open the series Friday night, the Aggies entered Saturday looking to take their third consecutive SEC series.

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Rinderknech prevails through inclement weather, sends Aggies to semifinals
Posted: April 23, 2016

The No. 13 ranked A&M Aggie men’s tennis team made their way to South Carolina to participate in the 2016 SEC Tournament.

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Friday 04/22/2016
Homan walk-off lifts Aggies to extra-inning victory
Posted: April 22, 2016

It took shortstop Austin Homan five at-bats and 10 innings to get his first hit of the game, but a two strike single to left field was enough to get the Aggies a 4-3 walk off win in the bottom of the 10th as they opened their three game weekend series against Alabama with a bang.

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Aggie women fall to Georgia in SEC quarters
Posted: April 22, 2016

The Texas A&M women’s tennis team was able to push one round further into the SEC Tournament this season after a shutout victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide Thursday.

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Ryan Palmer, Martin Piller in contention at the Valero Texas Open
Updated: April 23, 2016 - 1:45 am

Day two of the Valero Texas Open was very eventful for the golfers who wore maroon in college. 13-year PGA Tour veteran Ryan Palmer and Martin Piller, who is in his first season on tour, continued to play consistent golf and found themselves one stroke apart and on the top of the leaderboard heading into the weekend.

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Who's done it better?
Updated: April 22, 2016 - 2:47 am

When comparing Aggie baseball from 2015 to 2016, there are a lot of differences between the two teams. From the lineup to pitching to overall leadership, the 2016 team has made significant strides in establishing Aggie baseball as one of the country’s premier programs.

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Aggies tussle with Tigers in Top 25 bout
Updated: April 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

The Texas A&M softball team will travel to Columbia, Missouri for its sixth SEC series of the year this weekend.

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A&M looks to continue record-breaking run streak against Alabama
Updated: April 22, 2016 - 2:55 am

In the past eight games, the Aggies have racked up 84 runs on 107 hits with 13 home runs and 16 doubles. They have scored double-digit runs in their last seven games and find themselves in the midst of a dominating eight-game win streak.

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Thursday 04/21/2016
Brendan Steele leads Valero Texas Open; All three Aggies in position to make the cut.
Updated: April 22, 2016 - 2:31 am

After a thunderous and rainy morning that delayed the Valero Texas Open for three and a half hours and forced many players to not finish the first round, 2011 champion Brendan Steele holds the first round lead at 8-under par over Charley Hoffman, who trails him by two strokes.

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Aggies torch Bearkats after nine run third inning
Posted: April 21, 2016

After heavy rain in the morning caused the game to be moved from Huntsville to College Station, it turned out to be a nice day at the Aggie Softball Complex as No. 16 Texas A&M cruised past the Sam Houston State Bearkats by a score of 18-4. The Aggies improved their record to 33-11 (6-9 SEC) with the win.

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Wednesday 04/20/2016
Aggie golfers tee it up for Valero Texas Open tourney
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Three former Texas A&M golfers will participate in this weekend’s Valero Texas Open. The tournament will be held in San Antonio at the TPC San Antonio golf course, three hours away from where the Aggies mastered the craft in College Station. 

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Hot bats continue as A&M thrashes Texas State 14-1
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 2:38 pm

With the SEC race tightening up, the Aggies wanted to keep their bats warm for their midweek contest with Texas State before their weekend showdown with Alabama.

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Tuesday 04/19/2016
Tana McKay builds lasting legacy for Texas A&M equestrian
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 10:39 am

Not many coaches in the nation can claim they started a university’s team and stayed with it since its inception — A&M equestrian’s head coach, however, can.

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Texas A&M athletics named No. 1 for top revenue in country
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 10:33 am

The Texas A&M athletic department made its debut on top of USA Today’s list of highest earning departments for the first time since moving to the Southeastern Conference.

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A&M makes short trip to Huntsville to take on SHSU in midweek matchup
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 10:40 am

No. 17 Texas A&M softball will travel Wednesday to Huntsville for a doubleheader matchup against Sam Houston State.

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Johnny Flameout
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 10:34 am

Most famous athletes hire and fire agents as they please, always trying to find the one who can negotiate the best contracts and win them the most endorsement deals.

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Twitter reacts to Drew Rosenhaus dropping Johnny Manziel
Updated: April 19, 2016 - 6:02 pm

NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus dropped Johnny Manziel Tuesday as a client one week after giving the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner five days to enter rehab. 

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Monday 04/18/2016
Aggies hunt for eighth straight win in matchup with Bobcats
Updated: April 18, 2016 - 10:10 pm

The Aggies are reeling off of seven consecutive wins — scoring 10 or more runs in six of them — including two SEC series sweeps to place them atop the SEC West.

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The atypical leadoff man
Updated: April 19, 2016 - 7:12 am

Embarking on possibly the final baseball season of his career last fall, Texas A&M outfielder J.B. Moss’ mindset going into the season was straightforward — enjoy this season as much as possible and help the Aggies reach their fullest potential.

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Sunday 04/17/2016
A&M AD gives Texas rivalry hope
Updated: April 17, 2016 - 9:09 pm

Ever since Texas A&M left the Big 12 in 2011, renewing the Aggies’ football rivalry with the University of Texas has been a hot topic.

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A&M baseball completes sweep with 10-6 victory
Posted: April 17, 2016

No. 3 Texas A&M finished a sweep of Mississippi State with a 10-5 win on Sunday.

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Men’s golf finishes as runner-up to Georgia
Updated: April 17, 2016 - 8:50 pm

The Aggie men’s and women’s golf teams hit the course this weekend for the SEC Championships. The Aggie men’s team finished as the runner-up and the women’s team finished in 4th place. 

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Saturday 04/16/2016
No. 15 A&M softball avoids sweep with run-rule victory
Posted: April 16, 2016

The No. 15 Texas A&M Aggies hosted No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide this past weekend at the Aggie Softball Complex. The Aggies (32-11) who have struggled on the road, returned to College Station to host Alabama (38-8) in hopes to bounce back from their three game sweep by No. 17 Tennessee last weekend.

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A&M equestrian wins two, loses one at NCEA National Championships
Posted: April 16, 2016

After a tremendous momentum shift in Texas A&M equestrian’s attitude landed them in the semi-finals of the NCEA National Championships, the Aggies fell just one match short of a chance at the trophy.

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Mark Ecker's brilliance leads Aggies to 10-6 win over Mississippi State
Updated: April 17, 2016 - 10:09 pm

It is usually not a good sign when a team brings in its closer in the middle of the sixth inning, but that’s exactly what Rob Childress did when he summoned Mark Ecker out of the bullpen with the Aggies’ lead nearly evaporated and two runners on base with no outs.

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Friday 04/15/2016
Aggie tennis shines in Friday triple-header
Posted: April 15, 2016

It was Senior Day for both Aggie tennis teams, and the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center was the sight of a triple-header on Friday afternoon. The No. 11 men’s tennis team had two matches while the No.19 women’s team had a big conference fight against LSU.

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Banks' big night leads A&M to 10-3 win over Mississippi State
Updated: April 16, 2016 - 8:04 pm

Nick Banks has struggled a bit this season. He battled back discomfort early in the season and his average has sat below .300 for most of the year.

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Aggie softball set for Top 20 showdown with Alabama
Posted: April 15, 2016

After being swept at Tennessee, the No. 16 Texas A&M softball team (31-9, 5-7 SEC) looks to right the ship as it hosts No. 8 Alabama (36-7, 8-4 SEC).

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Thursday 04/14/2016
Mississippi State next in A&M’s sights
Updated: April 15, 2016 - 1:13 am

The last time the Aggies went on the road and faced an elite SEC team, they were outplayed in every way. Their pitching struggled, and they couldn’t get timely hits, which resulted in then-No. 1 Florida sweeping the Aggies in lopsided fashion.

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SEC Championships loom for men’s, women’s golf teams
Updated: April 15, 2016 - 1:13 am

The Aggie men’s and No. 25 women’s golf teams will travel this weekend to compete in the SEC Championships Friday through Sunday.

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