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Former Baylor football player Tre'Von Armstead arrested on sexual assault charges

Former Baylor football player Tre'Von Armstead was arrested Wednesday in Jefferson County on three second-degree felony sexual assault charges stemming from an alleged 2013 sexual assault while he was

Podcast Episode #121: The SWEET Sixteen!

Recapping Baylor’s wins over NMSU and USC in the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, plus looking ahead to USCe Hey folks, were you aware that despite winning over their first opponent by 18 points and then beating the team that beat a team folks generally thought would cruise past the Bears in the round of 32, this Baylor team isn’t anything special? That’s what some Yahoo...
Via Our Daily Bears
8 hours ago

Bears feature chemistry, unselfishness

Few people believed in Scott Drew’s basketball team as November approached.

Family matters: Bears feature chemistry, unselfishness

Few people believed in Scott Drew’s basketball team as November approached.

WATCH: Baylor Softball: Highlights vs Sam Houston State

#14 Lady Bears take down Sam Houston State in mid-week matchup, 4-1, and move to 26-5 overall for the season.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Lady Bears to Ninth Straight Sweet 16 With 86-46 Victory Over California Golden Bears

Baylor Women’s Basketball - Wow! It’s been bandied about by the media, opposing coaches and by Coach Kim Mulkey that this season’s Baylor Lady Bears are Coach Mulkey’s best team to date. Emphasis on “team.” Baylor had eleven different players play 3 minutes or more, and each one of those players put points on the board as the Lady Bears rolled over the California Golden...
Via Our Daily Bears
1 day ago

As the craziness of March Madness rolls along, Bears could be benefactors of upsets in own region

When the NCAA tournament bracket was announced March 12, the East looked like the most beastly of the four regions.

Baylor notebook: Scott Drew hoping for 3 Big 12 teams to advance to the Final Four

TULSA, Okla. – Baylor coach Scott Drew showed Kansas a little love before the Bears faced USC on Sunday night.

Baylor messes up reporter’s hair as part of tradition

Baylor’s basketball team advanced to Sweet 16 with a second-round win over USC in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, and they decided to include a reporter in their celebration.truTV’s Dana Jacobson conducted a postgame interview with Baylor’s team, and when it concluded, Baylor coach Scott Drew grabbed the mic and explained that the team was going to mess up the reporter’s hair...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor football grabs 2018 offensive lineman commit

Franklin offensive tackle Casey Phillips made a verbal commitment to Baylor on Saturday afternoon, giving the Bears three offensive line commitments in their 2018 class.

Tulsa notebook: Bears, Trojans thick with similarities

TULSA, Okla. – Both Baylor coach Scott Drew and USC coach Andy Enfield see a lot of similarities in the seasons of the two teams.

Baylor pokes fun at selves with funny custom T-shirts

Baylor’s basketball team certainly is into self-deprecating humor.The Bears are poking fun at themselves with custom T-shirts that feature “#WSS” on them. That’s a hashtag acronym for “We Still Suck”, which is a reference to Baylor’s early-tournament exits the past two NCAA Tournaments. In 2015, the team lost to Georgia State in the first round. Last year it was Yale...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Baylor coach ready to finally get on field

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Matt Rhule has been in perpetual motion since becoming Baylor's coach more than three months ago. Now, Rhule finally gets to coach football when the Bears open spring practice Saturday. "I'm unbelievably excited," Rhule said this week in his office as workers prepared the practice field outside the window. "I'm anxious to see what some of these guys can do. ....
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Rhule: New Baylor coach ready to finally get on field

WACO, Texas (AP) Matt Rhule has been in perpetual motion since becoming Baylor's coach more than three months ago. Now, Rhule finally gets to coach football when the Bears open spring practice Saturday. ''I'm unbelievably excited,'' Rhule said this week in his office as workers prepared the practice field outside the window. ''I'm anxious to see what some of these guys can do...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Baseball: Preview vs. West Virginia

Head coach Steve Rodriguez, senior Matt Menard and sophomore Kyle Hill preview this weekend's home series vs. West Virginia to begin Big 12 Conference play for the Bears.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Basketball (M): NCAA Tournament Travel Day - First Round

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Baylor Bears travel day to Tulsa for Friday's first round game against New Mexico State.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarkco Butler fired by Baylor, allegedly sent inappropriate texts to teenager

Baylor football can’t seem to escape horrible publicity, and the dismissal of its associate director of football operations is the latest stain on the program.KWTX reported on Monday that DeMarkco Butler, who was just hired by Baylor a month ago, has been fired after the school learned that he was sending inappropriate text messages to a teenager. For what it’s worth, the individual...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Basketball (W): Lady Bears No. 1 Seed in OKC Regional

The Lady Bears will play Texas Southern in the first round the 2017 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship.
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor Basketball (M): Selection Sunday Sends Bears to Tulsa

Baylor was selected as a No. 3 seed against No. 14 New Mexico State in the East Region. Video Courtesy: CBS
Via Baylor Bears Athletics
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge allows Title IX lawsuit against Baylor to proceed

A Title IX lawsuit filed against Baylor University has been given the green light to proceed by a federal judge.U.S. District Judge Robert Pittman filed a 27-page order to allow for a lawsuit involving 10 women to move forward. In that lengthy order, the judge said each woman attached to the lawsuit “has plausibly alleged that Baylor was deliberately indifferent to her report...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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
February 09, 2017  |  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
February 08, 2017  |  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
February 06, 2017  |  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
February 03, 2017  |  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
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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