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All eyes on Big 12 Spring Football

Last month, Baylor coach Art Briles said that he wanted his program to “run the show” in the Big 12 next season. That’s pretty much what happened in 2013, when the Bears rode an explosive offense to the school’s first conference title and a Fiesta Bowl berth. But Baylor wasn’t More...

On Apr 12, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories // # 0
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College Football Notes April 7-11

NFF College Hall of Fame Facts Some key birthdates in NFF College Football Hall of Fame annals in the April 7-13 time period are April 7 (1859) Walter Camp, New Britain, Conn.; (1900) Edgar Garbisch, Washington, Pa.; (1954) Tony Dorsett, Aliquippa, Pa.; (1961) Gabe Rivera, Crystal City, Texas; April More...

On Apr 7, 2014 // in Colleges // # 0
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The Road To? It Actually Stops Monday

ARLINGTON – Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, and Wisconsin… Add up the pre-2014 accomplishments of the four men’s crews competing in the Saturday-Monday 76th annual NCAA Division I Basketball Final Four, and they read like a history – especially recently for UConn, UF and Wisconsin – of More...

On Apr 7, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories, NCAA Bball // # 0
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College Football Notes – March 31-April 5

NFF College Hall of Fame Facts Some key birthdates in NFF College Football Hall of Fame annals in the March 31-April 6 time period are March 31 (1938) Bob Anderson (Army), Elizabeth, N.J.; (1950) Ed Marinaro, New York City; April 1 (1889) John Dalton, Place Unknown, Neb.; (1884) Hugo Bezdek, Prague, More...

On Mar 31, 2014 // in Colleges // # 0
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MARCH MADNESS INVADES D/FW

Five Questions About the Final Four: Men’s Sweet 16 Starts Thursday As the countdown for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four moves to within two weeks of its April 5 semifinals and April 7 finals at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, five major questions remain for the first Final Four in the Metroplex More...

On Mar 30, 2014 // in Colleges, NCAA Bball // # 0

Dallas_Cowboys_Dez_Bryant2 Goose: Cowboys questions linger

[ This is the Ticket's weekly contribution, usually found in the pages of The Sports Page Weekly magazine...

Draft Day will be a real head scratcher

IMG_0224   By Stacy Urban Every year, we state this is a ‘must draft’ for the Cowboys.  As we look at this year’s draft possibilities, let’s also take a look at the past...

2013 NFL Scouting Combine

Image: Joe Robbins/Getty Images By: Dustin Dietz The 32nd annual NFL Scouting Combine, also known as the ‘Underwear Olympics’, begin this weekend at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis.  The NFL Scouting Combine...

College Football Notes April 14-19

The NFF Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter will host its Scholar-Athlete Banquet tonight Monday, April 14, at 6..

Texas-sized talent looms in Frisco’s opponents

SPW Article Font_0312 By: Chris Vosters The 2014 season is underway and the stars of tomorrow have already begun to illuminate the Texas League stage. The RoughRiders are...

Rangers home again for 10 games

Texas-Rangers-3d-logo-courtesy-of-MLBpressbox.com_-300x300 By Dic Humphrey The Rangers host the Astros Friday night to open a 10 game home stand that extends through Easter weekend.  The Houstonians are...

College Football Notes – March 31-April 5

NFF College Hall of Fame Facts Some key birthdates in NFF College Football Hall of Fame annals in the March 31-April 6 time period are March 31 (1938) Bob Anderson (Army), Elizabeth, N.J.; (1950) Ed...

Texas-sized talent looms in Frisco’s opponents

SPW Article Font_0312 By: Chris Vosters The 2014 season is underway and the stars of tomorrow have already..

Previewing the RoughRiders’ 2014 roster

Rougned Odor COVER PHOTO By: Cameron Varnau The Texas Rangers are routinely ranked in the upper class when it..

New Manage’s path makes him ideal teacher

Wood_Jason_2013_Rangers_headshot By: Alex Vispoli and Chris Vosters Special Contributors cvosters@ridersbaseball.com Dr Pepper Ballpark will once again..

Former RoughRiders Looking for a Pleasant Surprise

SPW Article Font_0312 By: Chris Vosters The baseball season is a marathon, but it is never too early..