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College Football Notes July 21-27

The NFF highlighted seven new college football teams competing on the varsity level for 2014, and they have increased the number of gridiron-competing schools across all NCAA divisions and the NAIA to 767 – an all-time high. Since 1978 when the NCAA changed its method for tracking attendance figures, More...

On Jul 20, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories // # 1
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College Football Notes July 14-20

NFF College Hall of Fame Facts Some key birthdates in NFF College Football Hall of Fame annals in the July 15-21 time period are July 15 (1892) Ray Eichenlaub, Columbus, Ohio; (1893) Orin Hollingbery, Hollister, Calif.; (1935) Alex Karras, Gary, Ind.; July 16 (1889) Percy Wendell, Roxbury, Mass.; (1943) More...

On Jul 13, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories // # 0
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Tech sells out football for ‘14 season

Courtesy Texas Tech Athletics The anticipation of the 2014 Texas Tech Football season has led to yet another attendance milestone as all season tickets have been sold for the first time in school history. A record 38,502 Red Raider fans have made the season commitment in anticipation of Coach Kingsbury’s More...

On Jul 12, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories // # 0
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AAC standouts named to pre-season watch lists

Courtesy: theamerican.org American Athletic Conference football players are well represented as the National College Football Awards Association has begun the release of the preseason watch lists for some of the game’s highest honors. The Maxwell Football Club has named five players from The American More...

On Jul 12, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories // # 0
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Nine Student-Athletes on Preseason Watch Lists

Courtesy big12sports.com The Big 12 Conference placed eight more student-athletes on preseason award watch lists Tuesday as the John Mackey and Rimington Award lists were announced. Oklahoma’s Blake Bell and Taylor McNamara, alongside Iowa State’s E.J. Bibbs and Kansas’ Jimmay Mundine were named More...

On Jul 12, 2014 // in Colleges, Featured Categories // # 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

  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...

14528099226_57e235bc78_k Gallo named All-Star Futures Game MVP

By: Jay Wallis jaynwall11@gmail.com As Frisco RoughRiders infielder Joey Gallo continues to progress through the different levels of..

The A.L Penant Race at the break

west logo  By Dic Humphrey The All-Star game is in the books, with the American League claiming home field advantage in this year’s World Series with a...

Riders players getting their shot

13701488634_905a380b8a_k By:  Cameron Varnau cbvarnau@yahoo.com Even though 2014 has been a sore spot in the eyes of many who follow the Rangers’ organization, there are still...

AAC standouts named to pre-season watch lists

Courtesy: theamerican.org American Athletic Conference football players are well represented as the National College Football Awards Association has begun the release of the preseason watch lists for some of the game’s highest honors. The Maxwell...

Gallo named All-Star Futures Game MVP

14528099226_57e235bc78_k By: Jay Wallis jaynwall11@gmail.com As Frisco RoughRiders infielder Joey Gallo continues to progress through the..

Riders players getting their shot

13701488634_905a380b8a_k By:  Cameron Varnau cbvarnau@yahoo.com Even though 2014 has been a sore spot in the eyes..

Roughriders place10 on All Star team

Roughriders By: Chris Vosters, Jay Wallis and Cameron Varnau The Frisco RoughRiders have been a force..

Race for the first half title in full swing

friscoofficiallogo By: Jay Wallis and Chris Vosters Special Contributor With June upon us, the race for..