News

Report: A&M’s Manziel Suspended For First Half Against Rice

(College Station, TX) — Texas A&M will start Saturday’s game against Rice without quarterback Johnny Manziel. TexasAgs.com reports the NCAA is suspending the reigning Heisman Trophy winner for the first half of the season opener against the Owls. Manziel has been under investigation for allegedly signing autographs for money, which is a violation of NCAA rules. According to the report, all indications are Manziel was not found guilty of signing for money and that the suspension is for a secondary rules violation. ESPN reports the deal with the NCAA closes the book on Manziel. The Aggies will start either junior Matt Joeckel or freshman Kenny Hill at quarterback against Rice.

###
Rick Maklebust/rtm SPT)
Copyright © 2013
Metro Networks Inc.

Recent Headlines

in Local

E. coli bacteria found in Mount Baker water system

Fresh
tap water

Boil-water advisory in effect

in Local

Exorcise caution when shopping this Halloween season

Fresh
costume kids

Some common sense can save you a big headache this Halloween season.

in Local Sports

Troy Williams take all 1st team reps for UW

Fresh
Washington quarterback Troy Williams drops to pass during the first session of NCAA college football practice before the upcoming fall season, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

According to Adam Jude from The Seattle Times UW redshirt freshman quarterback, Troy Williams, took all the first teams snaps in practice.

in Sports

AP sources: Rice’s appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6

Updated
Photo: Associated Press

Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6.

in Sports

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Dallas Cowboys Michael Sam walks on the field before the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player .