Sunday Edition Links O' War: October 13th, 2013

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In this Sunday's edition of Links O' War, you get links talking about a TCU Football win (finally), Tech news, news from the football world and the Big 12, plus much more.

Here are your morning links!

TCU SPORTS

TCU Overcomes Kansas, 27-17 - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Trevone Boykin ran for a touchdown and threw for another as TCU overcame turnovers and Kansas 27-17 Saturday.

TCU's Comeback Falls Short to TTU - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
In front of a sold out crowd of 1,350, the TCU volleyball was stunned as Texas Tech took a 3-2 (22-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18, 11-15) decision Saturday evening inside the University Recreation Center.

Baseball Hosts Fall Scrimmage Sunday - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Fans can get an early glimpse of the 2014 TCU baseball team Sunday afternoon. The Horned Frogs will host Division I newcomer Abilene Christian at 1 p.m. Starting for TCU will be newcomer Tyler Alexander.

Horned Frogs QB Trevone Boykin uses legs to help TCU top Kansas, 27-17 | Dallasnews.com - News for Dallas, Texas - SportsDayDFW
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin didn't have to look far to find a receiver for the touchdown that put the Horned Frogs ahead to stay Saturday against Kansas.

Kansas loses in battle of attrition 27-17 to TCU | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports New...
Kansas head coach Charlie Weis knew it would take some old-time football for the Jayhawks to win at TCU Saturday.

Breaking down TCU’s 27-17 victory over Kansas | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports...
After falling behind 3-0, Trevone Boykin led TCU on a 63-yard drive with a 22-yard pass to David Porter and a 25-yard run by B.J. Catalon. Boykin scored on a 10-yard run to give the Frogs a 7-3 lead with 6:50 left.

TCU notes: Linebacker Dawson sets bar high in first start | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - S...
Coming from Dallas Skyline High School, known for producing FBS-caliber linebackers, Paul Dawson possessed the pedigree and talent to start for TCU.

Ugly or not, TCU finds beauty in first Big 12 win at home | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - S...
It wasn’t the prettiest of wins, but TCU will take it all the same. The Horned Frogs won a Big 12 home game for the first time Saturday afternoon, holding off Kansas 27-17 in front of an announced crowd of 41,894.

BIG 12 SPORTS

Thoughts on Baylor's win over Kansas State and Week 7 in the Big 12 - Our Daily Bears
Baylor improved to 3-0 in its last three games away from Floyd Casey Stadium today with a hard-fought win over the Kansas State Wildcats.

Texas Dominates Oklahoma - Burnt Orange Nation
Mack Brown and the Longhorns ended their three-year losing streak to Bob Stoops and the Sooners. Emphatically.

Baylor 35, K-State 25: Supermassive Black Hole. - Bring On The Cats
The Wildcats engaged in a heroic effort against the offense nobody wants to play, but crucial game decisions and mistakes popped the bubble.

Nightmare At The State Fair For Oklahoma's Defense - Crimson And Cream Machine
First of all, you have to give Texas credit for doing what they did to the Oklahoma defense on Saturday morning. The Longhorns knew that OU was short a player in the middle of the defensive line...

Post Game Thoughts | Iowa St. Cyclones 35, Texas Tech Red Raiders 42 - Viva The Matadors
The Texas Tech Red Raiders earn a deceivingly dominating win against the Iowa St. Cyclones, 42-35, despite poor special teams play and three turnovers.

Game 5 - @ TCU - The View From My Couch - Rock Chalk Talk
*Ed. Note: I don't have the energy to go through a recap again. Mikeville covers the game well. -Warden They say there's no such thing as a moral victory in football. Well, this sure feels like...

Iowa State at Texas Tech: Recap and Rapid Reaction - Wide Right & Natty Lite
Well, I hope your liquor cabinet is stocked, because if you're like me, you took to heavy drinking during the game and am now too drunk to drive to the store for more booze. Unfortunately, I don't...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

The college football Top 25 scores review, Week 7: Utah storms everything - SBNation.com
Utah leads the upset party, and Will Muschamp's Sun Belt strategy has a few holes in it.

2013 BCS Top 25 rankings projections, Week 8: How high for Missouri? - SBNation.com
The Tigers firmly planted themselves in the SEC and BCS chase, but they'll have to go the rest of the way without standout quarterback James Franklin. Plus our projected BCS Top 25 after Week 7's action.

No. 5 Stanford vs. Utah results: Utes knock off the Cardinal, 27-21 - SBNation.com
Stanford rallied back, but Utah made a play when it needed it and handed the Cardinal their first loss.

Oregon vs. Washington Recap: Ducks Win The Decade; Secure 10th Straight Victory Against Huskies - Addicted To Quack
Oregon passes its first real test of the season, downing Washington, 45-24.

Missouri Tigers 41, Georgia Bulldogs 26: The Tigers Win and Upend the SEC East - Team Speed Kills
A team almost written off before the season takes out the presumed division front-runner, and suddenly the ticket to Atlanta looks up for grabs

First Impressions: LSU 17, Florida 6 - And The Valley Shook
Now that was LSU football. It wasn't pretty, but it sure was beautiful. LSU won a hard fought, classic, SEC-style battle that involved lots of hard hitting and not a lot of scoring. LSU's bugaboo...

Clemson vs. Boston College results: Tigers come back for 24-14 win - SBNation.com
The Eagles made things interesting on Saturday, but the Tigers survived to live another day.

No. 19 Northwestern vs. Wisconsin: Badgers win big in Madison, 35-6 - SBNation.com
Wisconsin put together its best overall performance of the season, and it was Northwestern's worst.

Arkansas vs. No. 14 South Carolina: USC defense shuts down Razorbacks, 52-7 - SBNation.com
South Carolina puts things out of hand in Fayetteville with a monstrous road win.

Teddy Bridgewater is terrible at sliding - SBNation.com
Louisville's Heisman-candidate quarterback is great at almost everything about football. Almost everything.

California vs. No. 11 UCLA: Bruins improve to 5-0 - SBNation.com
UCLA jumped out early and cruised to an easy win against Cal.

No. 9 Texas A&M vs. Ole Miss final score: Aggies come back to top Rebels 41-38 - SBNation.com
Ole Miss gave Texas A&M everything they could handle in a 41-38 win for the Aggies.

Bowling Green vs. Mississippi State final score: Bulldogs hang on for 21-20 victory - SBNation.com
Mississippi State got a scare from Bowling Green, but the Bulldogs were able to come away with the win.

No. 1 Alabama vs. Kentucky: Crimson Tide rolls over Wildcats, 48-7 - SBNation.com
The Crimson Tide started slow. They didn't stay slow for long.

No. 18 Michigan vs. Penn State: Nittany Lions win wildest Big Ten game of the year - SBNation.com
A four-OT thriller eventually tips to the home team as Penn State gets its first Big Ten victory of the year.

WEIRD/TECH/GEEK/ETC

Escape from LA: why is the US pathetically unprepared for an earthquake? | The Verge
According to some estimates, Californians face a 99 percent likelihood of experiencing a major earthquake within the next three decades — and odds are good that it'll strike in the vicinity of...

‘Tonight I Strike’: bringing sci-fi to life with a $1,200 laptop | The Verge
Visit a world-class facility like Industrial Light & Magic, and alongside legions of brilliant artists you’ll find racks upon racks of servers, all devoted to one task: making the impossible come...

Can the developers of 'The Walking Dead' make a great crime drama? | The Verge
The Wolf Among Us is a video game take on the classic New York City procedural crime drama — it's just one that happens to star the Big Bad Wolf and Snow White. It's the latest release from...

How the sound masters of 'Gravity' broke the rules to make noise in a vacuum | The Verge
3D and IMAX may receive top billing, but the secret weapon of Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity is something the audience will never even see. From the sound design to the score, Gravity features one of...

These sculptures turn everyday appliances into ghostly visions | The Verge
Korean artist Do Ho Suh's latest sculptures provide a detailed look inside everyday objects, but with a ghostly flare that gives them new life. Using translucent polyester, Suh has created scale...

Dried up: climate change could leave another billion people without enough water | The Verge
The wars of the future may be fought not over gold or oil, but instead over a resource far more mundane: water. In a study published this week, researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate...

Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat rumors: here's everything you need to know | The Verge
With Google's stock of the Nexus 4 now officially depleted, the company's next flagship Android phone should be arriving within a matter of weeks — perhaps just days. We've already seen the...

Microsoft admits Surface RT naming caused 'some confusion' | The Verge
In the days leading up to the Surface RT release last year, Microsoft had largely failed to explain the differences between Windows 8 and Windows RT to consumers. The software maker picked the...

Stanley Kubrick reportedly considered a 'Dr. Strangelove' sequel directed by Terry Gilliam | The Verge
Stanley Kubrick was far from a prolific filmmaker, but if he had a bit more time he may have worked on a sequel to Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Documents...

The iPad mini with Retina display and the new iPad: piecing together all of the rumors | The Verge
Tim Cook may have promised last year that Apple was going to "double down" on secrecy, but recent iPhones and iPads have all been heavily leaked prior to their official announcements over the past...

Silk Road commemorated with special edition ecstasy pills | The Verge
A drug dealer is keeping the memory of digital black market Silk Road alive with specially-printed ecstasy pills. "To pay our respect to DPR and to forever remember the legacy that was Silk Road we...

Russia reportedly planning state-controlled 'Sputnik' search engine | The Verge
In what appears to be a further attempt to censor the internet, Russia is reportedly building its own state-controlled search engine. The report comes from Russian newspaper Vedomosti, which claims...

Research provides new insight into how the Earth's core was formed | The Verge
Scientists have long puzzled over just how the core of our planet was formed, and new research out of Stanford University suggests that it could have been a long and complicated process. The...

Google will start using your picture to sell products to friends | The Verge
Google users will soon find themselves unwittingly advertising products for the company, thanks to a massive change Google is making to its terms of service. First reported by the New York Times,...

Apple demands news site pull copy of iTunes Radio contract, claims copyright infringement | The Verge
For years, tech publications large and small have hovered around Apple like fruit flies, constantly digging for scoops about the company's future products. Every once in a while, Apple swats one. D...

HP Chromebook 11 review | The Verge
I’m never offline anymore. I have Wi-Fi at home and at the office, nearly every hotel or coffee shop on the planet offers connectivity, and for the rare in-between times, my phone serves as a...

Apple's 'spaceship' campus shown to scale in gorgeous miniature model | The Verge
We've seen plenty of mockups, renders, and even floor plans for Apple's proposed "spaceship" campus, but a new, intricately detailed model provides the best look yet at what Apple is hoping to...

New 'Calvin & Hobbes' documentary is a love letter from fans and cartoonists to its creator | The Verge
Bill Watterson, the creator of the beloved comic strip Calvin & Hobbes is notoriously private — in the nearly 20 years since he retired from writing and drawing his strip on December 31st, 1995,...

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