Growing up a wrestling fan, I always rooted for the heels (wrestling parlance for "villains"). While my friends patriotically thanked their maker that Hulk Hogan saved us all from the Iron Sheik's reign of terror in early 1984, I was rooting for "Rowdy" Roddy Piper to hit Jimmy Snuka with another c ... More >>
So the Rice Owls went up to Kyle Field and took on the Texas Aggies on Saturday. And of course it didn't go too well, with the Owls losing 52-31 before 86,686 Aggies. Just looking at the score you wouldn't know that the Owls led 14-7 after the first quarter and looked to be in control of the game, t ... More >>
Did police entrap gay dudes looking for sex in Memorial Park?
When news broke Sunday about Johnny Manziel and his alleged five figure payday for affixing his signature to 1,600 Aggie football items, the sports world went back into overdrive. Kevin Sumlin prepped for Aggie media day, the university hired attorneys, bloggers wrote, screamers yelled, and Vegas we ... More >>
Saturday night, I went to a live podcast recording for some standup comedian buddies of mine. The show was at Outlaw Dave's bar over on Washington and my buddies are four very funny guys collectively known as the "Whiskey Brothers," or as I call them "The Four Horsemen of Dick Jokes." At one point ... More >>
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Texas A&M University announced on Wednesday that the board of regents had accepted a plan to renovate Kyle Field, home of the Aggies. The venerable stadium has been in need of a makeover for some time now. New stadiums around Division I college sports have the bells and whistles of pro stadiums incl ... More >>
College footballer with weed -- you're thinking Mack Brown's Longhorns, right? Forget it -- we're talking Aggies. Former Aggies. Former Aggies like quarterback Reggie McNeal, currently a Canadian Football League free agent. Currently a CFL free agent who keeps getting arrested for weed. McNeal was ... More >>
Before I get into this post, in the spirit of having to cater to the lowest common denominator of what is a rightfully proud and mostly sane Aggie fan base, and because it's about to get a little uncomfortable up in this beeyatch once this post is done, allow me to get this disclaimer out of the way ... More >>
It won't be pleasant driving on the west side this weekend -- but you've been warned. First, A&M is continuing its surprisingly positive introduction to the SEC by taking on LSU at Kyle Field. Houston is loaded with Tiger fans, as anyone who's gone by a shrimp-and-oyster joint on a football Saturda ... More >>
On Friday, Baylor regents gave a thumbs-up to the construction of a new $250-million stadium that will post up on the Waco campus and alongside the Brazos River. If Waco City Council green lights the $35 million tax increment financing zone funds that would be needed, then the 45,000-seat venue coul ... More >>
The Michigan Wolverines may have ushered in the official Twitterized world of college football by painting #goblue in two spots on the Michigan Stadium turf for its spring game. (Yeah, yeah, Mississippi State has done something similar. Thing is, nobody cares about Mississippi State.) Some other ... More >>
Here's a thing we never expected to hear from Texas A&M, which usually guards tradition like it's the essence of life: They're looking at tearing down Kyle Field. We're not saying Kyle Field shouldn't be replaced -- it's been added onto haphazardly enough to be a strange facility, and there is no d ... More >>
Hopefully will not include "NAPA Know-How" ads.In the second part of my ongoing series "Sean phones it in on the Hair Balls blog during his vacation week," here are six picks I really like for the upcoming week of huge (and not so huge) bowl games. Have I mentioned that I'm 56-38-1 this year ... More >>
Get ready for some beatdownsWelcome to the SEC, Aggies!! With every team in the nation's toughest football conference gunning to teach the Ags a lesson, the newly released 2012 schedule shows a rough road for A&M: Alabama and Auburn on the road, for starters. The Ags will also face LSU, mea ... More >>
Say what you want about the Aggies, they are a dedicated bunch of fans. How many people do you know willing to stand for every football game for an entire season? Now, A&M students have directed some of that passion at raising money to aid victims and firefighters impacted by the massive ... More >>
Welcome to the family, Aggies.Earthshaking news that you might have missed if you're not a sports fan: Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12 to go to the Southeastern Conference. If you're not a sports fan, perhaps your earth has remained unshaken, but it's a monster step for the Aggies. To help ... More >>
Build largest college-football statue ever.
A&M has found the Michelangelo for its (John) David (Crow)When most institutions of higher learning put out press releases about a new art installation on campus, they go heavy with how cutting-edge it is, or how breathtaking it will look, or how famous the artist doing it is.Not the Aggies.H ... More >>
Aggie Energy: Making sure Aggie jokes never go out of style.It seems like we've heard a joke before about how many Aggies it takes to change a light bulb. It wasn't really funny then, but considering that Texas A&M, specifically Aggie athletics, is getting into the energy business, we're sure ... More >>
Thanks to A& M and a district attorney, two cadets escape punishment for beating in a student's face
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