By Tyler Pounds / Texas A&M Athletic Communications
Linda Cornelius, the first Texas A&M female student-athlete inducted into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame, passed away after a battle with cancer. She most recently served as the Bryan Parks & Recreation and Facilities Director and was a member of the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Association Board of Directors as well.
The 11 university presidents and chancellors who oversee the College Football Playoff authorized a continued evaluation of a proposed 12-team playoff on Tuesday that, if eventually adopted, could still be another five years away.
Former Texas A&M head football coach R.C. Slocum, following out-patient tests at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, has been diagnosed with a form of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He will require chemotherapy and will undergo that at Scott and White Hospital in College Station in consultation with M.D. Anderson.
Buffalo Bills receiver Cole Beasley does not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and insists he will not follow rules jointly adopted by the NFL and NFLPA requiring unvaccinated players to stay clear of people.
The 45,000 sq. ft. basketball facility will have a full court and a half court for practice, office space, new men’s and women’s locker rooms, new training facility, a new weight room and coaches offices.
The commissioner’s office, responding to record strikeouts and a league batting average at a more than half-century low, said Tuesday that major and minor league umpires will start regular checks of all pitchers, even if opposing managers don’t request inspections.
The UIL will vote on Tuesday on a game changing basketball topic, the shot clock. States across America have been playing without a shot clock, with the exception of nine that have already tested it out. In May, the National Federation of State High School Associations announced that a 35-second shot clock will be permitted in 5A and 6A beginning in the 2022-23 school year.