Date archive for June, 2012
Oregon State's athletic Jared Cunningham was a surprise first round pick for the Mavericks.
By Dan M On Saturday, June 30th, 2012
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The Mavericks: Drafting to Bolster the Texas Legends

by Scott Rozsa SENIOR COLUMNIST “We’re going to have a great summer league team this year.” – Head Coach Rick Carlisle in his post-draft press conference.   Going in to last Thursday night’s More...

By Dan M On Saturday, June 30th, 2012
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College Football Playoffs Are In For 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.  - The best way to determine a major college football champion seemed so obvious to so many for so long. Just have a playoff. Now the people in charge of making that decision are on board, too. More...

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By BoCarter On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Essay to the Old Southwest Conference; Reflections on the “New” SWC

In the 1999-2000 college athletics era, a small hue and cry raised its head again. “Boy, I wish we could be back in the old Southwest Conference,” was heard on probably eight or nine campuses of the old membership More...

By Dustin Dietz On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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2012 NBA Draft

Image: Mel Evans/AP Photo By: Dustin Dietz First Round 1. Anthony Davis-Kentucky-New Orleans Hornets The 6’10” PF/C is the elite player in the 2012 NBA Draft. The freshman won the Wooden Award as the nation’s More...

By Todd K On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Kauf Drops: Another Chapter in the West Side Story

Image: Rick Yeatts/Getty Images By Todd Kaufmann Sr. Columnist toddmkaufmann@att.net Continuing my strange trend from this week going from Santa Claus, to fishing, to a Wizard of Oz mention to a mention of one More...

By Todd K On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Kauf Drops: No Wizard of Oz-Walt

By Todd Kaufmann Sr. Columnist toddmkaufmann@att.net   You know it’s a weird week when my columns have mentioned Santa, his reindeer being designated for assignment, fishing, and now The Wizard of Oz. I’m More...

By Todd K On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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Kauf Drops: Fishing for the Right Move

Image: Greg Fiume/Getty Images By Todd Kaufmann Sr. Columnist toddmkaufmann@att.net   This is my favorite time of the baseball season, second only to the winter meetings. It’s a time where fans begin to More...

By Todd K On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Kauf Drops: Tis the Season to be Traded

Image: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images By Todd Kaufmann Sr. Columnist toddmkaufmann@att.net This time of year, just about every Major League Baseball team has started to put together their trade wish list and making More...

By Todd K On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Kauf Drops: Matt Harrison Exits, Leonys Martin Shines

Image: Rick Yeatts/Getty Images By Todd Kaufmann Sr Columnist toddmkaufmann@att.net   Right from the start Matt Harrison looked shaky. He allowed two base runners in the first inning and loaded the bases in More...

By Todd K On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Guns and Hoses, Cowboys Stadium Join Forces

Image: Todd Kaufmann/Sports Page DFW       By Todd Kaufmann Sr Columnist toddmkaufmann@att.net   On Saturday night, I walked into a place I don’t often find myself walking into with exception More...