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Sunday Edition Links O' War: October 20th, 2013

It is not a happy Sunday after yet another weak TCU performance. Fret not, it's Sunday, which means it is time for Sunday Morning Links... TCU, Big 12, College Football, Sports, Tech, Geek, and Weird are all included today!

Here are your morning links!


TCU Falls to No. 21 Oklahoma State, 24-10 - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Starter Trevone Boykin returned to quarterback in the second half, completing 17 of 35 passes for 188 yards and three interceptions

Offensive changes begin to trickle in for TCU | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News o...
Tyler Matthews sees spot action and co-offensive coordinator Rusty Burns takes over lead play-calling duties.

TCU offense comes late to the party … again | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports N...
Oklahoma State holds on for a 24-10 victory over the Horned Frogs, who fall into a 17-0 first-half hole.

Breaking down Oklahoma State’s 24-10 win over TCU | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sp...
The Horned Frogs perhaps dropped their chance at victory in the third quarter.

Horned Frogs fall to No. 21 Oklahoma St 24-10 | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News o...
Gary Patterson decided to make his own quarterback change after Oklahoma State did it earlier in the first half.

Quarterback change to Clint Chelf gives Oklahoma State a spark vs. TCU - ESPN
Cowboys quarterback Clint Chelf’s time came Saturday. The senior replaced starter J.W. Walsh in the second quarter and helped spur No. 21 Oklahoma State to a 24-10 victory over TCU at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Frogs frustrated in 24-10 loss to Cowboys | TCU 360
TCU senior defensive end Jon Koontz has been around to experience some of TCU’s greatest accomplishments, which is why Saturday’s game left him with just one emotion: frustration.

TCU men's basketball gets first commitment of 2014 class | TCU 360
Trent Johnson received his first commitment of the 2014 recruiting class Saturday from Oklahoma native Chauncey Collins.


Thoughts on Baylor's Decimation of Iowa State and Reaching 6-0 - Our Daily Bears
Going to keep this one relatively short tonight since it's already late in the evening and most everyone has gone to bed. There will be plenty of time tomorrow to revel in Baylor's latest victory.

Texas Longhorns scholarship chart - Burnt Orange Nation
Get the position-by-position breakdown of the short-term and long-term future of the Texas Longhorns.

Snyder-ball vs the Baylor Bears - Football Study Hall
How the KSU Wildcats overachieved in trying to stop Baylor.

Sooners Down Jayhawks 34-19 | Apocalypse Averted - Crimson And Cream Machine
It wasn't pretty, we didn't think it would be. It was nerve racking, we thought it would be. It was frustrating, just as much as we expected it to be. However, it was Oklahoma's sixth win of the...

Post Game Thoughts | Texas Tech Red Raiders 37, West Virginia Mountaineers 27 - Viva The Matadors
Post game thoughts on the Texas Tech Red Raiders notch their second Big 12 road win of the year, beating the West Virginia Mountaineers, 37-27.

WVU Loses A Heartbreaker to Texas Tech, 37-27 - The Smoking Musket
The Mountaineers were terrible and then they were good and then they were terrible again and ran out of time to be good one last time. WVU lets one get away in Morgantown.

INSTANT RECAP: Oklahoma State 24, TCU 10 - Cowboys Ride For Free
It wasn't pretty. In fact, it didn't even qualify as ugly. But a win is a win, and the preseason goals are still in tact.

Iowa State @ Baylor Recap: Holy Terrible - Wide Right & Natty Lite
Pros: Kirby Van Der Kamp upped his already stellar NFL draft stock. Cons: Everything else.


College football Saturday, Week 8: Florida State torches Clemson, the SEC eats itself -
Just about every favorite in the SEC lost, and Florida State took it to Clemson in the headliner. Here's all our coverage of the wildest Saturday of the year.

2013 BCS Top 25 rankings projections, Week 9: Can Florida State jump Oregon? -
The Seminoles demolished Clemson Saturday night, but can they move into the top two if the Ducks and Alabama remain undefeated? The year's first official BCS standings will debut Sunday night.

Florida State vs. Clemson 2013 final score: Seminoles notch biggest, best win of the season -
FSU's 51-7 victory just changed the entire national championship landscape. Here's all you need to know.

Florida vs. Missouri 2013 final score: Maty Mauk keeps Tigers undefeated with 36-17 win -
Mauk picked apart one of the nation's top defenses in his first career start.

UCLA vs. Stanford final score: Cardinal take 24-10 slugfest against Bruins -
The Cardinal keep themselves in the Pac-12 title race with hard-fought win over the Bruins.

No. 6 LSU vs. Ole Miss final score: Rebels knock off Tigers, 27-24 -
Another national title contender falls as Ole Miss upsets LSU in Oxford.

Auburn vs. Texas A&M final score: Tigers stun No. 7 Aggies 45-41 -
Gus Malzahn gets a signature win in his first season on The Plains, while A&M suffers a second crippling home loss.

Georgia vs. Vanderbilt 2013 final score: Commodores come back to bite Dawgs, 31-27 -
The Commodores secured their first win in Nashville over Georgia in 22 years on Saturday, coming back late to spring the upset at home.

Iowa vs. Ohio State final score: Carlos Hyde, Buckeyes put Hawkeyes away -
A strong performance from Braxton Miller and Carlos Hyde after the half puts the game out of reach, 34-24.

South Carolina vs. Tennessee final score: Vols spring the upset, 23-21 -
The Vols finally pulled it off after several close calls this year, winning 23-21 at home over South Carolina.

Arkansas vs. Alabama 2013 final score: Tide dominate Razorbacks, 52-0 -
The Tide put on a clinical performance, and now sport back-to-back 52-0 wins over the Razorbacks.

Iowa State vs. Baylor 2013 final score: Baylor romps in easy victory -
Baylor makes its case for a Top 10 spot in the polls with a complete demolition of Iowa State at Floyd Casey Stadium.

USC vs. Notre Dame final score: Fighting Irish hold off Trojans, 14-10 -
Ed Orgeron's second game as USC's interim head coach was not as successful as his first.

Indiana vs. Michigan 2013 final score: Wolverines outlast Hoosiers in offensive explosion, 63-47 -
The Wolverines and Hoosiers lit up the scoreboard in Ann Arbor on Saturday, with record breaking days from both Devin Gardner and Jeremy Gallon.

Jameis Winston highlights: Florida State quarterback jumps into Heisman race in dominant win over Clemson -
The first-year quarterback tossed his name in the hat with Johnny Manziel, Marcus Mariota, and the rest of the top candidates for college football's most coveted individual honor.

College football news roundup: Florida, South Carolina dealing with injuries after Upset Saturday -
Florida and South Carolina are banged up after weekend losses, USC holds its breath over Marqise Lee, Maryland loses its top two wide receivers to season-ending injuries, and can someone get Connor Halliday an arm sling?

Washington State vs. Oregon final score: Ducks cruise to 62-38 victory -
Oregon didn't play its cleanest game of the season, but the Ducks still rolled over Washington State.

Utah vs. Arizona final score: Ka'Deem Carry powers the Wildcats past the Utes -
Arizona defended its home turf against the Utah Utes, winning 35-24.

GIF: WSU scores a fat guy touchdown against Oregon -
We suddenly have a close game in Eugene, thanks in part to a fat guy touchdown.

Wisconsin vs. Illinois final score: Badgers ease to road victory, 56-32 -
Wisconsin gets a crucial B1G road win in blowout fashion.

Washington vs. Arizona State final score: Sun Devils cruise to big win, 53-24 -
Todd Graham's Arizona State squad moves into first place in the tight Pac-12 South.

BYU comes back late to outshoot Houston, 47-46 -
BYU and Houston put on a show, and BYU held on late for a 47-46 win on the road to knock Houston from the ranks of the unbeaten.


ALCS 2013: Red Sox beat Tigers in 6 games to capture AL pennant -
Shane Victorino hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, leading the Red Sox to a 5-2 win over the Tigers in Game 6 of the ALCS, eliminating Detroit and sending Boston to their first World Series in six years.

NFL, Week 7: Live Coverage, schedule, scores, highlights and more -
Here's all the news and highlights from Week 7 in the National Football League.

UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 results - MMA Fighting
Check out UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 results for recaps of all the top fights from UFC 166 on Saturday night.

NFL picks, Week 7: Trust your gut -
The secret sauce of picking NFL games smells especially delicious for Week 7.

NFL Watchability Index, Week 7: Peyton Manning returns to Indy, plus some other games -
Despite what the media will have you believe, there are other games happening this week that don't involve Peyton Manning or Jim Irsay. We're here to sort things out with another edition of the Watchability Index.

Prince Fielder's flop - Baseball Nation
Almost! Good effort!If you need context for this: Prince Fielder is bad at fielding, and for the last three weeks, he's been bad at hitting. That leaves baserunning. Welp ... With the bases...

Dodgers offered Clayton Kershaw $300 million contract, per report -
The left-hander is expected to receive the largest deal ever given to a pitcher, if not the largest deal in MLB history.

Ohio State's marching band does one huge moonwalk -

Derrick Rose says Pacers no longer a rival -
The Chicago Bulls superstar believes that the Miami Heat are the Bulls only rival

NASCAR Talladega 2013 qualifying results: Rain washes out qualifying; Aric Almirola on pole -

Aric Almirola on Talladega pole after qualifying rainout.

Kevin Durant says it's time for Dwyane Wade to pass the torch -
The Oklahoma City superstar reasserted his opinion that James Harden has passed Wade as a top-10 player.

Tiger Woods’ agent may sue Brandel Chamblee for suggesting his client cheated -
Brandel Chamblee may face legal action from Tiger Woods’ camp after the Golf Channel analyst suggested in a recent article that the world No. 1 intentionally broke the rules several times during the 2013 golf season.

Felix Hernandez's wife allegedly scammed out of $180,000 by teammate's wife -
Carlos Peguero says he was unaware of any transactions that his wife is accused of making.

NASCAR Talladega 2013: Will there be another surprise winner Sunday? -
With the draft acting as the great equalizer, no track in NASCAR levels the playing field like Talladega.

Grambling State won't travel to play Jackson State, forfeits game -
The Tigers are facing serious financial restrictions, and the players aren't happy about it.

NLCS 2013: Cardinals blow out Dodgers, advance to World Series -
The Cardinals chased Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw with ease, beating the Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NLCS Friday night to advance to their second World Series in three seasons.

College basketball's top 100 players for 2013-14 -
The first helping of SB Nation's top 100 countdown features a solid mix of mid-major stars and (old) Big East veterans.

This Week In GIFs: Stay inbounds or suffer -
This week, we've seen a lot of GIFs that illustrate all the terrible things that happen outside the field of play. Vote, and help us determine the best of the week.

You can't hate the Los Angeles Dodgers -
... or the Cardinals. Or, anyway, you shouldn't.

NFL Week 7 preview: Broncos-Colts is as good as Vikings-Giants is bad -
Which NFL games in Week 7 deserve your attention? Uffsides breaks down five that are worth your attention, headlined by a Broncos-Colts showdown on Sunday Night Football that counts as mandatory viewing.


How Google's record stock high compares to other tech giants | The Verge
Google's stock price broke $1,000 for the first time today, as investors continue to be impressed by the company's steady growth in search advertising. The 13 percent stock surge, which came a day...

Ball Street: are pro athletes like Arian Foster really selling stock in themselves? | The Verge
Fantex Inc., a startup based in San Francisco, is now selling stock in the star NFL running back Arian Foster. Sort of. The company has created a subsidiary, Fantax Holdings, that will track "brand...

Reboot or die: a visual history of Hollywood's favorite fad | The Verge
By Bryan Bishop and Russell Brandom Welcome to the era of the reboot. Over the past decade we’ve seen more than 10 different film franchises rebooted with fresh faces and new names — and...

Eight miles of water: underground with Manhattan's new aquatic lifeline | The Verge
New Yorkers will proudly tell you that the city has some of the finest tap water that you can find. But for nearly a century, all of Manhattan has been served by a single water tunnel that hasn’t...

Apple recalls last year's MacBook Air due to faulty SSDs | The Verge
Apple has just announced that it is recalling certain models of last year's MacBook Air lineup — if you have an Air with either a 64GB or 128GB SSD drive, your drive could be faulty and in need...

Fragments of time: the wild, messy state of smartwatches | The Verge
As Samsung's Galaxy Gear commercial illustrates, the desire for a truly smart wrist-worn device is as old as the electronics industry itself. We've lusted after smart watches for so long that we've...

Would you pay $2,000 for a GIF? | The Verge
The artist Molly Soda, 24, is what you might call "Tumblr famous." The short, green-haired Chicago native has about 30,000 followers on the platform, where she posts GIFs, selfie performance...

'Device 6' is a stylish mystery novel masquerading as a game | The Verge
Mobile games typically fall into one of two different categories. There are the Angry Birds of the world, games that are perfect for sneaking in some play while waiting in line or sitting on the...

Handmade furniture uses nothing but cables and tension for support | The Verge
This furniture can hold itself together. A San Francisco-based designer named Robby Cuthbert has created architectural furniture made from wood and steel cables. The rows of cables in his chairs,...

Artist's 'suicide' machines are designed to slowly destroy themselves | The Verge
It might seem like a strange artistic effort to build a piece that meant to destroy itself, but that's what Thijs Rijker did with his industrial art series titled "Suicide Machines." So far, he's...

Watch Anthony Howe's hypnotic 3D art go from conception to reality | The Verge
"I was bored with everything being static in my visual world," artist Anthony Howe told The Creators Project about his new work — a series of so-called "kinetic sculptures." These kinetic...

Twitter 'strongly considering' shutting down #Music just six months after launch, says report | The Verge
Twitter #Music may not be much longer for this world. All Things D's Mike Isaac reports that multiple sources say the company is "strongly considering" shutting down the music discovery service,...

The Classics: Roland SP-808 Groove Sampler | The Verge
It wasn’t so long ago that electronic music production was the work of pioneers. Giorgio Moroder and Don Lewis synthesized monstrous Moog mainframes in the disco era; Roger Linn kick-started...

Fitbit Force review | The Verge
I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play...

What to expect from Apple's October 22nd iPad event | The Verge
After launching two new iPhone models, Apple says it still has a lot more to cover. The company is planning to make those announcements during a Tuesday event in San Francisco. New iPads are a...

‘Come to the flashing lights’: finding a lost autistic child in a city of 8 million | The Verge
"Hi Avonte, it's mom. Come to the flashing lights Avonte." That was the message many New York pedestrians could hear blaring from NYPD vans in recent days, as one part of a mammoth effort to track...

Windows RT 8.1 update taken offline due to installation issues | The Verge
Microsoft is having trouble updating machines to Windows RT 8.1. The company has taken the update offline, preventing people from upgrading their RT devices. In a statement published on...

Playful theremins want to party like it's 1928 | The Verge
Designer François Chambard has breathed new life into the theremin with a playful new collection on display in New York. Chambard, founder of the Brooklyn-based studio UM Project, created 12...

The Law of Urination: mammals take 21 seconds to pee | The Verge
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new golden rule: every mammal takes about 21 seconds to urinate. Patricia Yang and her co-authors dubbed it the "Law of...

New trailers: ‘Non-Stop,’ ‘Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones,’ ‘Devil’s Due,’ and ‘Black Angel’ | The Verge
It’s Halloween season, and if you’re feeling the holiday spirit Carrie is opening this weekend. To see what else is on the horizon, let’s take a look at some of the latest trailers to make...

Microsoft says Windows Phone Remote Desktop app will join iOS and Android counterparts | The Verge
Yesterday, Microsoft released Remote Desktop apps for iOS and Android that let smartphone users control their Windows PCs on the go, but there was no Windows Phone version in sight. Fortunately,...