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Tasha’s To Do List: April 30-May 3

Whether you’re looking to celebrate Cinco De Mayo or Texas country music, this is the weekend for you. Tasha Stevens tells you what’s happening across the DFW area this weekend.

04/30/2015

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Daily Score: Fixing Pressing Sports Problems

Several items in the news this week registered immediate knee jerk reactions.

CBS 11–01/27/2015

Cotton Bowl

83-Year-Old Ready To Keep Time At Big Game After Transplant

Jim Ely has seen a lot of seconds tick away over the past 20 years or so as a clock operator for some of the biggest football games played in Texas.

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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Spartans D Faces Big Challenge In Baylor

The Spartans, a top-10 defense for the fourth season in a row, play high-powered Baylor at the Cotton Bowl in defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi’s final game.

12/30/2014

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First Responders Benefit From Heart Of Dallas Bowl

The annual Heart of Dallas Bowl game has a proud tradition of sharing proceeds from the game to local charities.

12/26/2014

BUFFALO, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: A Baylor Bears helmet on the sidelines during the game against the Buffalo Bulls at UB Stadium on September 12, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Baylor Not A Texas-Sized Draw For Cotton Bowl Tickets

This year’s Cotton Bowl Classic will be the first game to feature two top-10 nationally ranked teams. The 8th ranked Michigan State Spartans will travel south to face off against the 5th ranked Baylor Bears on New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2015.

12/18/2014

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Baylor To Face Michigan State In Cotton Bowl

Left out of the four-team playoff, Big 12 co-champion Baylor gets to stay close to home to play in the Cotton Bowl on New Year’s Day against Michigan State.

12/08/2014

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Red River Rivalry To Start With A Boom

Fans of the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners are descending on North Texas on Friday in anticipation of Saturday’s big Red River Rivalry game at Fair Park in Dallas.

10/10/2014

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Are Ebola Fears Impacting Visitors For Annual Red River Showdown?

OU/Texas weekend is Dallas’ biggest, busiest weekend of the year. But, something is missing this year — the buzz. But some are worried fears over Ebola will keep a lot of fans at home.

CBS 11–10/09/2014

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Oklahoma Prepares For Rival Texas

The Sooners’ hated rival pops up on the schedule just in time to help them refocus after their first loss. Oklahoma fell at TCU last Saturday and dropped from No. 4 to No. 11 in the Top 25.

10/06/2014

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