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Baylor president Ken Starr defends coach Art Briles on Sam Ukwuachu issue

On the eve of Baylor’s season opener against Southern Methodist, university president and chancellor Ken Starr issued a statement to the university community Thursday night that came to the defense of football coach Art Briles with the handling of Sam Ukwuachu. 277 more words

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Nordmann stepping up as leader for DeWitt volleyball

DEWITT – This season, as she gazes throughout the court, DeWitt’s Lexi Nordmann sees a much different team than a year ago.

The Panthers graduated seven seniors from last season’s Class A district championship squad, which leaves the soft-spoken Nordmann as one of the team’s more experienced players. 433 more words

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Baylor's Art Briles says his team is focused on SMU, not Sam Ukwuachu

Art Briles said he hasn’t needed to specifically address the situation surrounding former Baylor defensive end Sam Ukwuachu with his team in the lead-up to the Bears’ season-opener against Southern Methodist. 229 more words

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Late start to season cutting down on number of bye weeks

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona won last season’s Pac-12 South title by reeling off five wins in six games following a bye week.

If the Wildcats are going to repeat this season, they’ll have to do it without the benefit of a midseason break. 803 more words

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Facebook’s Investment Will Help Those With Technology Skills

Social media giant, Facebook is building a $1 billion data center in Fort Worth, Texas. The announcement at the beginning of July is good news for the North Texas area. 340 more words

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Dallas Technologist Counts On Master’s Degree For Career Growth

Allen Gwinn is the senior director of technology at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He supervises the technology at the Cox School of Business at SMU. 394 more words

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Happy 80th Birthday to His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

I wanted to take the time today to wish His Holiness the Dalai Lama a very happy 80th birthday. May his life be filled with all the joy and love he has given out into the world. 54 more words

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