Date archive for July, 2013
By Dan M On Monday, July 29th, 2013
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The new book on Mickelson

By Chad Conine A few weeks ago in this space, I attempted to rank the top 10 golf moments of the 2000s so far. The list came immediately after the U.S. Open, which didn’t provide one of the top 10 moments, More...

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By Dan M On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Mowing like the pros

Major league baseball fields always look immaculate, with their canvases of stripes, lines and logos How do they do it? Do they cut the grass at different lengths or use varying colors of grass sod to create More...

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By Dan M On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Chasing the A’s

Coming into the 2013 season, the Texas Rangers were expected to win the AL West despite the departure of Josh Hamilton, who signed a massive deal with the Angels. Those expectations may still materialize, but More...

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By Dan M On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Rangers add an arm, need a bat

By Dic Humphrey The Rangers completed the long rumored trade for Matt Garza with the Cubs this week.  Garza is the biggest name to be traded since the season began; and on August 1 when the non-waiver trade deadline More...

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By Dan M On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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Dixon-Seastrunk connection benefits BU

Perhaps the best nugget we gathered from Big 12 Media Days at the Omni in downtown Dallas was this story of how Ahmad Dixon convinced Lache Seastrunk to transfer to Baylor.  More...

By Dan M On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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Live from Big 12 Media Days Part 2

11:26 a.m. — Baylor coach Art Briles is about to take the stand, but the Bears’ shiny new football helmet seems to have already convinced the jury. … Briles said he would like to see the Bears’ More...

By Dan M On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Live from Big 12 Media Days

12:03 p.m. — New Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury wins the award for Big 12 coach that looks the most like Ryan Gosling. He said Texas Tech quarterbacks will be more likely to run in his version of the spread More...

By BoCarter On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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McAlpine named Metroplex College POY

Dallas Baptist’s Duncan McAlpine has been named recipient of the prestigious and 21st annual 2013 Howard Green Metroplex Collegiate Player of the Year Award presented by the DFW Hall-Ruggles Chapter of the More...

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By Dan M On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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Grimm ignites Ranger bats

By Chad Conine I just discovered the key to the Rangers offense. Surprisingly, it’s not Ian Kinsler or Adrian Beltre or Lance Berkman or even A.J. Pierzynski or Jurickson Profar. It’s Justin Grimm. More...