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  • College Football 17 hours ago

    Baylor Hires Ex-UNC Coach Fedora as Offensive Coordinator

    Baylor has hired former North Carolina and Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for new head coach Dave Aranda. Fedora, an offensive analyst for Texas this past season, started his college coaching career at Baylor. He was a Bears assistant from 1991-96, first for Grant Teaff and then Chuck Reedy. Aranda also announced…

  • College Football Jan 20

    New Baylor Coach Aranda Sensed Something Special With Bears

    Dave Aranda sensed something special about Baylor even before the Bears were looking for a new head coach. “I could see the togetherness of the team, I could see the toughness of the team,” said Aranda, who as national champion LSU’s defensive coordinator saw Baylor on film when the Tigers were preparing last month to play Big 12 champion Oklahoma…

  • college basketball Jan 20

    Lauren Cox Overcomes Obstacles to Flourish for Baylor Basketball

    Winter in Waco, Texas. On the Baylor University campus, many of the leaves have fallen off the trees, and the school’s women’s basketball team is shedding opponents inside Ferrell Center. The Lady Bears are ranked second in the country behind the steady leadership and talent of 6-foot-4-inch senior forward Lauren Cox, who Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey described in...

  • college basketball Jan 20

    Lauren Cox Overcomes Obstacles to Flourish for Baylor Basketball

    Baylor’s Lauren Cox has overcome challenges on and off the court and is helping lead the charge as the Bears seek their second straight national title.

  • Baylor Jan 17

    Baylor Hires LSU’s Aranda as Head Coach

    Baylor hired LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new head coach Thursday, three days after the Tigers completed their undefeated national championship. Aranda, a head coach for the first time, takes over a Big 12 program in much better shape than it was when Matt Rhule got there more than three years ago. “I’m excited to get started as…

  • lady bears basketball Jan 14

    Title Defenders: No. 2 Baylor Women On Roll Into Big 12 Play

    Baylor coach Kim Mulkey will point out that the only loss for the second-ranked Lady Bears — to current No. 1 South Carolina, at the end of November — was a game they played without standout senior post Lauren Cox. The preseason AP All-American is healthy now, and so are the defending national champions with another graduate transfer having a…

  • Baylor Jan 14

    Baylor All-America DE Lynch Bypassing Senior Season for NFL

    All-America defensive end James Lynch says he is bypassing his senior season at Baylor for early entry into the NFL draft. Lynch announced his decision in a social media post Monday, and said that choosing Baylor was the best decision of his life. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound defender said he was proud to be part of the team’s turnaround from 11…

  • college basketball Jan 14

    Pair of No. 2 Bears: Baylor Men and Women Ranked AP No. 2

    Baylor has a pair of No. 2s in The Associated Press polls, with both the men’s and women’s basketball teams ranked second. The Bears and Lady Bears, both 13-1 overall, were also ranked in the top two at the same time in January 2017. “It says a lot about both of our programs, both our coaches and the kind...

  • Baylor Jan 8

    No. 4 Baylor Wins 11th in a Row Over No. 22 Texas Tech

    Coach Scott Drew and No. 4 Baylor got exactly the kind of game they expected, and extended their winning streak even with a season-high 20 turnovers. “Very proud of our guys from this standpoint … we knew it was going to be a rock fight,” Drew said. “You had two great defenses and two teams that really pride themselves on…

  • College Football Jan 8

    Rhule Successor at Baylor Will Start in Different Situation

    Baylor’s next coach will take over a better and much different situation than Matt Rhule did just over three years ago. The Big 12 team, which went from 11 losses to 11 wins two seasons later, is now searching for that coach after Rhule was hired Tuesday by the NFL’s Carolina Panthers on Tuesday. “Matt’s time with Baylor marks one…

  • Baylor Jan 8

    Baylor Coach Matt Rhule Finalizing Deal With Panthers: AP

    David Tepper is entrusting Baylor’s Matt Rhule to lead the Carolina Panthers out of what he views as a cycle of “long-term mediocrity.” The Panthers owner hired the 44-year-old Rhule on Tuesday to become the team’s next head coach. He replaces Ron Rivera, who was fired with four games remaining in the 2019 season. The deal is worth $62 million…

  • College Football Jan 1

    No. 5 Georgia, No. 8 Baylor Talk Motivation for Sugar Bowl

    Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer figures that suffering through 11 losses two seasons ago has given him a healthy perspective as the Bears prepare for their Sugar Bowl showdown against established SEC power Georgia. “I’ve gotten to be here over this three-year transition. Obviously, from a win standpoint, a complete 180,” said Brewer, whose No. 8 Bears (11-2) face the No….

  • McKinney Dec 20, 2019

    McKinney Rallies to Give Homeless Man Fresh Start

    From a chair in the corner of his hospital room, Stephen Currier can see a clean pair of boots, a closet full of new clothes and a growing stack of gift cards. They’re all luxuries he never could’ve imagined just two days ago from neighbors he didn’t know he had. Tuesday night, Courier was walking across U.S. 380 near...

  • Baylor Dec 19, 2019

    Mitchell, Butler Score 19 Each, No. 10 Baylor Wins 91-63

    Baylor used a strong-shooting second half to pull away for another win. Davion Mitchell and Jared Butler scored 19 points each and No. 10 Baylor beat UT-Martin 91-63 Wednesday night for its eighth straight win. MaCio Teague had 12 points and Mark Vital added 11 for the Bears (9-1), who shot 56%, including 62% in the second half. “We knew…

  • College Football Dec 17, 2019

    LSU’s Ed Orgeron is AP College Football Coach of the Year, Baylor’s Rhule Second

    Ed Orgeron of LSU is The Associated Press Coach of the Year after leading the top-ranked Tigers to a Southeastern Conference championship and their first College Football Playoff appearance. Orgeron received 33 of 56 first-place votes from Top 25 poll voters and a total of 130 points for the award presented by Regions Bank and announced Tuesday. Baylor’s Matt Rhule,…

  • College Football Dec 9, 2019

    No. 8 Baylor, No. 5 Georgia Seek to Recover in Sugar Bowl

    No. 8 Baylor and No. 5 Georgia will attempt to bounce back from losses in their respective conference championship games when they meet in the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day in New Orleans. Both teams watched their hopes for reaching the College Football Playoff end Saturday. Baylor (11-2) fell 30-23 in overtime to Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship…

  • Dec 1, 2019

    No. 11 Baylor Routs Kansas

    JaMycal Hasty rushed for three touchdowns and No. 11 Baylor forced six turnovers in a 61-6 victory over Kansas on Saturday.

  • Nov 15, 2019

    TCU, Texas Tech Meet With Both Pushing for Bowl Eligibility

    Texas Tech with its first-year coach and TCU with a true freshman quarterback are in the same situation.

  • Nov 14, 2019

    No. 2 Baylor Women Without Lauren Cox Because of Foot Injury

    Baylor star post Lauren Cox will miss time for No. 2 Baylor women because of foot injury.

  • Oct 3, 2019

    Baylor AD Mack Rhoades Gets New 10-Year Contract

    Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades got a new 10-year contract Wednesday less than a week after the school signed football coach Matt Rhule to his own extension.

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