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Afternoon Link Bomb: Where Weird Al Yankovic Drops His “Mission Statement”

Here are some links to help you get through your afternoon: 1. Weird Al Yankovic wraps up his eight days of music videos with “Mission Statement” [Wall St. Journal] Fittingly, Weird Al’s parody ode to “synergy” and all things corporate-speak will be exclusively available at the Wall Street Journal website until tomorrow. “Mission Statement” is in the styling of Crosby...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice wins C-USA title with 41-24 win over Marshall

Rice clinched its first outright conference title since 1957, running over Marshall 41-24 in the Conference USA Championship Game Saturday. The Owls (10-3) relied on their bruising ground attack to subdue the Herd (9-4), with running backs Charles Ross and Luke Turner delivering via versatility. Rice gained 250 of its 489 yards on the ground. Ross rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice 52, Louisiana Tech 14

Charles Ross ran for a career-high 215 yards and set a school record with five rushing touchdowns as Rice dominated Louisiana Tech 52-14 on Saturday night in Houston. Ross, who had 27 carries, topped 100 yards rushing for the fourth straight game as Rice (7-3, 5-1 Conference USA) won for the fourth time in five games. The Owls had season highs of 415 rushing yards and 582 overall...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice cruises past New Mexico State 45-19

Charles Ross rushed for a career-high 167 yards and one touchdown as Rice rolled past New Mexico State 45-19 on Saturday night. Taylor McHargue had 179 total yards with one touchdown through the air and three more on the ground for Rice (5-2, 3-0 C-USA). The Owls led 21-3 after one quarter and had a season-high 409 yards rushing and five rushing touchdowns. The 45 total points was...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Jayhawks lose at Rice, drop 20th straight road game

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Boswell kicked a 56-yard, go-ahead field goal with eight minutes left in the fourth quarter and Charles Ross added an 8-yard touchdown run as Rice beat Kansas 23-14 Saturday night.The win evened up Rice's record at 1-1, and the loss did the same for Kansas (1-1).Taylor McHargue completed 14 of 31 pass attempts for 168 yards and Ross carried the ball a career...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice 33, UTEP 24

Charles Ross ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Rice became bowl-eligible with a 33-24 win over UTEP Saturday night. Ross scored on a 9-yard run to give Rice a 26-21 lead in the fourth quarter and after UTEP answered with a field goal, Jeremy Eddington returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. Eddington also ran for another score for the Owls (6-6, 4-4 Conference USA),...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview: Rice vs. Houston

Perhaps serendipity, seemingly the simplest explanation, was the only logical explanation after all. What other conclusion can be drawn to reconcile this season's gross misuse of the same five tailbacks that served as the foundation of the Owls' explosive running game during the final month of 2010? Injuries have hampered the effectiveness of juniors Sam McGuffie and Charles...
Via Fox Sports Houston
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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