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Former head coach Mike Leach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders gives instructions to his defense against the Houston Cougars on September 26, 2009. (credit: Getty Images/Thomas B. Shea)

Judge Ready To End Mike Leach Lawsuits

Texas Tech fired Leach in December 2009 amid accusations he mistreated James’ son, a player who had a concussion. The suit against ESPN and Spaeth Communication alleged libel and slander.

08/08/2013

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2 Enter Guilty Pleas After Plane Wreck Foils Plan

Two people whose plan to sell more than 160 pounds of marijuana was revealed when their small plane crashed earlier this year have entered guilty pleas in federal court in West Texas.

08/02/2013

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Teen Impaled On Statue At Texas Tech

A 14-year-old West Texas boy is dead after he ran into a bull statue on the Texas Tech University campus and impaled himself on one of its horns.

06/24/2013

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Arkansas Renews Football Series With Texas Tech

Former Southwest Conference football rivals Arkansas and Texas Tech have announced plans to play each other in 2014 and 2015.

05/29/2013

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Tech Alumni Candi Whitaker Named As New Lady Raiders Coach

The former Lady Raiders player returns to her alma mater as the program’s sixth coach. The move comes about a week after Kristy Curry left for Alabama.

05/20/2013

This photo, taken on October 29, 2010, shows wind turbines at work. (credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Tech Creates New Wind Institute

Texas Tech University has created an institute that combines research and education in wind science, engineering and energy.

05/07/2013

Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Winds Damage Texas Tech Stadium Lights

Strong winds have damaged part of a light tower at Texas Tech’s football stadium and forced evacuation of some nearby buildings as a precaution.

05/02/2013

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North Texas Man Sentenced For 245lb Drug Load

A federal judge in Lubbock has sentenced a North Texas man to nearly six years in prison for hauling more than 245 pounds of marijuana.

03/30/2013

A statue of Pope John Paul II stands as a group of Charismatic Catholics attend Mass in the Nossa Senhora da Consolacao Church while under renovation on March 12, 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Pope John Paul II Exhibit Opens In Lubbock

An exhibit of personal items from the life and work of Pope John Paul II has opened in West Texas amid the fascination with new Pope Francis.

03/18/2013

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Police Looking Into Possible Meth Lab In Tech Dorm

Texas Tech police are investigating the discovery in a dormitory room of what they say are materials necessary to produce methamphetamine.

03/09/2013

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Texas Tech, TCU Big 12 Opener Moved To Thursday Night

Texas Tech and TCU will play their Big 12 opener on a Thursday night in front of a national television audience.

03/07/2013

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Texas Tech Bests Last Season’s Big 12 Record

Chris Walker knows his Texas Tech team is young and inexperienced. It all shows nearly every game, after all. Yet not everything is grim for Red Raiders, despite more losses than wins.

02/14/2013

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