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Daily Score: Dez, Gallardo, College Hoops

Dez Bryant is sitting out the NFL Pro Bowl, the Rangers picked up Yovani Gallardo, and it’s time to focus on college basketball. Bill Jones looks at some local sports headlines.

01/21/2015

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Big 12 Showdowns Impact NCAA Top 25

With a national-best six ranked teams, the Big 12’s conference race is having an every-week impact on the Top 25. “It’s good and it’s tough for everybody,” Kansas coach Bill Self said.

01/20/2015

Buddy Hield of the Oklahoma Sooners shoots the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide on November 8, 2013 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Hield Named Big 12 Player Of The Week

Sooners guard Buddy Hield has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week, after averaging 24 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in games against West Virginia and Oklahoma State.

01/19/2015

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Longhorns Senior Tight End McFarland To Transfer

Texas senior tight end M.J. McFarland has been granted his unconditional release and will transfer.

01/14/2015

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How Could The College Football Playoff Change Next Year?

Now that it’s over, let’s look ahead and examine where the College Football Playoff goes from here.

01/13/2015

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Source: K-State’s Bill Snyder Voted Into College Hall Of Fame

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been voted into the College Football Hall of Fame, a person familiar with the results told The Associated Press on Thursday.

01/08/2015

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Jayhawks Set Aim On 11th Straight Big 12 Title

On Wednesday night, the No. 12 Jayhawks head to No. 21 Baylor to begin pursuit of their 11th straight. That would tie Gonzaga for the second-most in major college basketball

01/05/2015

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Baylor’s Consolation: Cotton Bowl vs. Michigan St

Big 12 co-champion Baylor was the first team left out of the College Football Playoff. Michigan State’s only two losses were to teams that made the first four-team postseason field.

12/31/2014

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Wait Worth It For Baylor QB Petty To Win 2 Titles

Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy at Baylor. Bryce Petty was the quarterback who then led the Bears to their first two Big 12 championships.

12/30/2014

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Boykin, TCU Eager To Gain Respect At Peach Bowl

A victory Wednesday could serve as a springboard into next year as TCU seeks more respect after getting left out of the inaugural four-team national playoff.

12/29/2014

Malcome Kennedy #84 of the Texas A&M Aggies scores a touchdwon against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the second quarterof the 56th annual Autozone Liberty Bowl at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on December 29, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Aggies Beat WVU 45-37 In Liberty Bowl

Kyle Allen threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth score Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West Virginia 45-37 in the Liberty Bowl.

12/29/2014

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Baylor DE Oakman Returning For Senior Year

Shawn Oakman has been a dominant defender for Baylor, an All-Big 12 defensive end who needs only one more sack to set the single-season school record.

12/29/2014

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