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Baylor gets 2 football commits for 2018 class

Baylor received a pair of verbal commitments in the 2018 class after the Bears' on-campus junior day Saturday.

WATCH: Baylor Basketball (W): Preview vs. Texas

Senior forward Nina Davis previews the Lady Bears matchup at No. 8 Texas set for Monday night at 6:00 p.m. CT on ESPN2.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Softball: Highlights vs UNT and UTSA

#23 Lady Bears conclude the final two games in the Getterman Classic with a loss to North Texas, 2-3 in extra innings, and an exciting win over UTSA, 7-6, in the bottom of the 7th.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma at Baylor Preview and Prediction

After two close losses, Baylor looks to get back on track After falling to Kansas on Saturday, Baylor (22-5, 9-5) will face a much easier test against Oklahoma (9-17, 3-11). Baylor is heavily favored in this one and absolutely should win. Oklahoma will play Baylor for the second time this season without Jordan Woodard. Woodard is Oklahoma’s best player, and in his absence, Oklahoma...
Via Our Daily Bears
11 hours ago

Baylor’s 2017 Class Breakdown Part 2: Maxwell, Moore, Keith, Logan, and Anderson.

Welcome to the second edition of Baylor's 2017 Class breakdown. Here I am breaking down the incoming freshman from Baylor's most recent recruiting class in descending order using 247 Sports' composite rankings. Please feel free to comment with you own opinions #22: Cole Maxwell, DE/DT, 6-5 245 lbs. Allen HS, Allen, TX. Highlights I don’t mean to be lazy, but you can basically...
Via Our Daily Bears
13 hours ago

Daily Bears Report 2/19/17

Lady Bears Stuff Oklahoma State, MBB Falls to Kansas, Track Places Seventh at South Bend, Softball and Baseball Sweep, Tennis Bounces Back Today’s Events Softball, vs North Texas, 11:00 AM Softball, vs UTSA, 1:00 PM Women's Tennis, at Michigan, 10:30 AM Men's Golf, vs All-American, All Day Men's Tennis, vs ITA National Team Indoor Championships, TBA Softball...
Via Our Daily Bears
13 hours ago

WATCH: Baylor Basketball (M): Highlights vs Kansas

Bears fall by 2 to Kansas.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Baseball: Bears Open Season With Four Straight Home Games

Baylor baseball begins the 2017 season with four straight games, hosting Niagara for a weekend series and then facing Nevada on Monday.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Baylor football players invited to NFL Scouting Combine

Baylor wide receiver KD Cannon, quarterback Seth Russell and center Kyle Fuller have been invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine Feb. 28 through March 6 in Indianapolis.

Baylor spring game set for April 22nd

Baylor football announced its 2017 spring schedule and the Baylor spring game will be held April 22nd. Spring practice will begin on Saturday, March 18th. Some other key dates include: March 18 — Spring Practice begins (1st practice)April 4 — Diadeloso Practice (open to students only)April 5 — Baylor Pro DayApril 22 — Baylor Football Spring Game (15th practice) The Baylor...
Via Heartland College Sports
4 days ago

Bears set to open spring football practices on March 18

The Baylor football team will open spring practices March 18 and will finish with the spring game on April 22 at noon at McLane Stadium.

Ranking the teams most likely to earn a No. 1 seed in March

For the first time ever, the NCAA Tournament selection committee allowed a peek at the top seeds in this year’s tournament. Of course, they are all subject to change, but the committee thought that allowing an early look provided a level of transparency (and CBS didn’t mind a bunch of eyeballs tuning in mid-afternoon on a February Saturday).Nothing on the top line should have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

For Baylor men, happiness will be leaving Lubbock with a win

With the showdown between No. 6 Baylor and No. 3 Kansas looming Saturday at the Ferrell Center, the Bears hope to first take care of business against Texas Tech at 6 p.m. Monday in Lubbock.

Amidst Baylor scandals, Showtime announces Disgraced, a documentary on the 2003 murder of Patrick Dennehy

Showtime just announced the upcoming release of Disgraced, a documentary focusing on the 2003 murder of Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy. That’s a topic rife for reflection, as it remains one of the more horrifying sports stories of recent memory, up to and including the attempted coverup by then-coach Dave Bliss as he sought to avoid punishment for NCAA violations. Via...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 'punishes' Baylor for sexual assault scandal

Baylor University has been rocked by a sexual assault scandal that could include 52 rapes over a four-year period, in which football coaches, athletic department staff and high-level university officials did everything from ignore reports of sexual assault to actively interfere with investigations.An independent report also found that Baylor blatantly disregarded Title IX law, and...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles Doesn’t Deserve to Move on With his Life

As if anyone really needed the Art Briles story to get any worse. Recently, another Title IX lawsuit opened up against Baylor. This in which a woman’s attorney alleges that there were 52 sexual assaults committed by no less than 31 players. All from 2011 through 2014. With this news released, more information was brought forth with a description of an incident in which the former...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor strength coach arrested in prostitution sting

As if the copious sexual assault allegations against Baylor’s football players weren’t enough of a sex scandal for the Bears’ program, there’s now more.On Monday, the Waco Trib reported that Baylor strength coach Brandon Washington was arrested early Saturday morning in a prostitution sting. He has been released on bail and fired from his job at Baylor. A statement from...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Text messages show Art Briles, Baylor coaches knew about crimes

Art Briles on Wednesday dropped his libel lawsuit against several Baylor officials and regents, and now we know why.Three of the regents filed a legal document that proves Briles and his Baylor staff knew about multiple violations committed by their players and in some cases conspired to bury the matters. They argue that this evidence was enough to convince them they needed to clean...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles drops libel suit against Baylor school officials

The Baylor University football scandal continues to drag on into February of 2017, as former Baylor head coach Art Briles is reportedly dropping his libel lawsuit against school officials.The 61-year-old Briles officially dropped the suit he previously filed against four university employees on Wednesday. The original lawsuit stated the four officials falsely said Briles knew of...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New lawsuit alleges 52 rapes by 31 Baylor football players in 4 years

Another lawsuit was filed against Baylor University on Friday by a graduate claiming she was raped by two football players in 2013 alleges that 52 rapes were committed by 31 players on the Baylor football team over a four-year period between 2011-14, the Dallas Morning News reports.The lawsuit's allegations far outpaces the number of sexual assaults and perpetrators previously provided...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

Report: Baylor accused of paying student’s tuition to keep quiet about rape

The accusations against Baylor over the rape culture within the school’s athletic department are only getting worse.A Baylor graduate filed a lawsuit on Friday in which she alleges she was gang-raped by two football players in 2013. Her lawsuit also asserts that 31 football players committed 52 acts of rape between 2011-2014, according to the Dallas Morning News.In her lawsuit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: #1 Baylor loses at West Virginia (yes, Baylor is #1), plus a foolish cat

This is Wednesday’s Cheat Sheet. (Will not make Trump joke will not make Trump joke will not make trump joke.) #1 goes down in college basketball (Baylor was #1, if you didn’t know that) MORGANTOWN, WV – JANUARY 10: Brandon Watkins #20 of the West Virginia Mountaineers dunks the ball in the second half against the Baylor Bears at the WVU Coliseum on January 10, 2017 in...
Via The Comeback
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Austin signs deal with Serbian professional team

Isaiah Austin has officially overcome the odds to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional basketball player. Austin announced on Saturday that he has agreed to play for KK Crvena zvezda, a European basketball team based in Belgrade, Serbia. He shared video of his contract signing on Facebook. From Austin’s post: After 2014 I was told this day would never come, but God...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss
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