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  1. Women's NCAA Tournament 2015 schedule and bracket: The Elite Eight will be set on SaturdayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Four women's basketball teams advanced to the Elite Eight on Friday, and four more will look to punch their ticket on Saturday when teams in the Albany and Spokane regions square off. The Connecticut Huskies are coming off two easy wins in the first two rounds, first destroying St. Francis and then dispatching Rutgers.

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  2. Poetry pulled Texas center McGee-Stafford from depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    She was still in middle school when she began putting the words rumbling through her head down on paper, filling notebook after notebook in search of a voice to break free of the depression that was choking her. After being sexually abused as a child, the promising young basketball player attempted suicide three times by age 17. But she kept writing as part of her daily "dogfight" of emotions.

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  3. Former coach David McWilliams to retire from UT athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Austin American-Statesman

    David McWilliams, who played at Texas, eventually coached the team and has recently been working with former letterwinners, announced Friday he was retiring after more than 50 years with UT athletics. "I never could have imagined that when I first set foot on The University of Texas campus in early September 1960, that almost 55 years later I would still be here," McWilliams said in a statement released by the university.

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  4. Rick Barnes Could Be Fired if He Doesn't Make Staff Changes, Newspaper ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Big Lead

    Rick Barnes, the Texas basketball coach whose job has seemingly been in jeopardy for years, is being pressured by Athletic Director Steve Patterson to make changes to his staff, the Austin American Statesman reports. Source: Texas AD Steve Patterson pressuring Rick Barnes to make staff changes.

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  5. Linebacker Jordan Hicks On Texans' RadarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ToroTimes

    Jan 22, 2015; Mobile, AL, USA; North squad outside linebacker Jordan Hicks of Texas intercepts a pass against fullback Tyler Varga of Yale during Senior Bowl North squad practice at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Glenn Andrews-USA TODAY Sports The Texas Longhorns held their 2015 pro day this week and while most eyes were likely on defensive tackle Malcolm Brown, there were other potential pro players for teams to get a close look at.

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  6. 5 Questions For Texas Football During 2015 Spring PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rant Sports

    In the first year of the Charlie Strong era, the Texas Longhorns had a miserable season, going 6-7 with an embarrassing loss to Arkansas in the AdvoCare Texas Bowl. Here are five questions surrounding Texas football during 2015 spring practice.

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  7. Texas players welcoming return to spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ESPN

    Texas Longhorns ' first day back in the world of spread ball looked just like any other in Big 12 country. Quarterbacks Tyrone Swoopes and Jerrod Heard practiced faking handoffs -- a nod to prepping for pop passes -- before firing throws.

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  8. What to look for in spring practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Texan

    It's that time of year when the flowers begin to blossom, the temperature outside warms up, and spring practice commences for the Longhorns. Head coach Charlie Strong's first season didn't have the traction that was expected, and it ended with a 317 defeat at the hands of Arkansas.

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  9. Texas Football: What We Learned from Longhorns' 2015 Pro DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    The group workout phase is over for the Longhorns' 2015 NFL draft hopefuls, who took the field on Tuesday for the program's annual pro day. Overall, there were few surprises.

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  10. Season Recap: Bulldogs Rising in the Mountain West...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fresno Bulldogs

    The Fresno State men's basketball team went to work this past season on building off a successful postseason run in 2014 and delivered an exciting campaign that featured a breakout season by versatile guard Marvelle Harris and a strong showing in league play. The Bulldogs' steady ascent under the direction of fourth-year head coach Rodney Terry included 10 wins during Mountain West action, which marked the program's most league wins in eight seasons and the third straight season with more conference wins than the previous year.

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  11. Texas football: Longhorns spring OL previewRead the original story

    Wednesday | Burnt Orange Nation

    As most fan frustration aims squarely at Texas Longhorns assistant head coach for the offense/quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson, offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Joe Wickline was in charge of an offensive line group that played as poorly in 2014 as quarterback Tyrone Swoopes . Wickline largely got a pass because he lost almost all the experience along the offensive line within the first week of the season.

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  12. Temple s Josh Brown against George Washington.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Philly.com

    That's when Temple pulled off its 82-75 win over Louisiana Tech in its second game of the season. It seems like a short amount of time, but so much has changed since then for the Owls, who prepare to face the Bulldogs again tonight at the Liacouras Center, with a trip to Madison Square Garden in the NIT's semifinals against Miami going to the victor.

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  13. Cowboys 2015 Draft: Potential Target Malcom Brown Impresses At Pro DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Blogging The Boys

    University of Texas DT Malcom Brown is a player that some are linking to Dallas in the first round of the NFL Draft. On Tuesday he provided scouts with an impressive look at his talents at UT's Pro Day.

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  14. Several Longhorns participate in NFL Pro Day at TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Texan

    Tuesday marked head coach Charlie Strong's first NFL Pro Day with Texas, where he saw 14 Longhorns perform for scouts and coaches from 25 different teams in the league. The five players who participated in last month's NFL Combine - defensive tackle Malcom Brown, running back Malcolm Brown, linebacker Jordan Hicks, defensive end Cedric Reed and cornerback Quandre Diggs - mostly focused on position drills as they tried to establish a spot in the NFL Draft.

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  15. John Harris, Texas Longhorns teammates show out at Pro Timing DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Burnt Orange Nation

    After last year's Pro Timing Day failed to generate much buzz, things were much closer to being back to normal in 2015. Several Texas Longhorns took advantage of the opportunity to work out in front of all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday at the annual Pro Timing Day in Austin, including breakout wide receiver John Harris .

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  16. Tyrone Swoopes will try to earn the starting nod at quarterback over redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Houston Chronicle

    Monday, Strong was blunt in his assessment of how the program has fallen, saying, "We're no longer the big dog anymore - we've been bitten." Although Strong spent much of his first season trying to instill toughness into a team that lacked it, that project is far from complete.

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  17. New Orleans Saints Draft Prospects: Jordan Hicks, LB, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WhoDatDish

    Nov 27, 2014; Austin, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Trevone Boykin scrambles away from Texas Longhorns linebacker Jordan Hicks during the game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports Our series continues with one of my favorite players in this year's class; Texas LB Jordan Hicks is a football player with great explosiveness, passion for the game and smooth footwork.

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  18. Texas DT Malcom Brown confirms what scouts already knewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    Malcom Brown answered questions for 5 minutes Tuesday, and by the end, one longtime University of Texas beat writer was calling the defensive tackle a "media darling." "At this point, I'm just like I know exactly what to say and not to say," Brown said with a smile.

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  19. All eyes on Malcom Brown at Texas' pro dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ESPN

    Brown, a projected mid-first round pick, was the star of Texas' pro day as expected Tuesday. The coveted defensive tackle stood by his NFL scouting combine testing numbers but did perform positional drills run by three NFL defensive line coaches: the Colts' Gary Emanuel, the Lions' Kris Kocurek and the Bengals' Jay Hayes.

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  20. Texas State's Randi Rupp throws softball no hitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Austin American-Statesman

    Texas State freshman pitcher Randi Rupp threw her first collegiate no-hitter Monday in the Bobcats' 9-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe Monday afternoon in game one of a doubleheader. The 2013-14 Gatorade Texas Softball Player of the Year became the first Texas State pitcher to throw a no-hitter since May 13, 2012.

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