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TCU, Pachall have had their share of troubles, but things are looking up - CBS Sports, Dennis Dodd
Casey Pachall is back -- with an entourage of sorts. "He still has two or three sponsors through AA [Alcoholics Anonymous] that he meets with every week," TCU coach Gary Patterson said of his fallen quarterback. "He's got a lot of people trying to help him."
Bohls: TCU, West Virgina counting their Big 12 blessings | www.mystatesman.com
Chris Del Conte and Oliver Luck were bouncing off the walls. It wasn’t Christmas Day, but it might as well have been when the athletic directors of TCU and West Virginia were reminiscing about their inaugural seasons in the Big 12 during last week’s spring meetings.
Silmon, Men's 4x400 Advance to Saturday Finals - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
The TCU men's track and field program went 2-for-2 on advancing to finals Thursday as Charles Silmon moved on in the 200-meter dash and the TCU men's 4x400-meter relay team advanced at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Silmon will be the No. 6 seed in the 200-meter dash final on Saturday after running a 20.30, and the men's 4x400 squad ran a season-best time of 3:04.71 to advance to the final event of the meet.
MLB draft: A's pick Texas high school outfielder Billy McKinney in first round - Inside Bay Area
For the second year in succession and the fourth time in five years, the A's used their first pick in the draft on a high school player, selecting left-handed hitting outfielder Billy McKinney from Plano West High in Texas.
Plano West’s Billy McKinney, a TCU baseball commit, gets drafted in first round by Oakland A’s | College Sports Blog
TCU baseball commit Billy McKinney, an outfielder who went to Plano West High School, was drafted Thursday by the Oakland Athletics with the No. 24 overall pick in the MLB First-Year Player Draft.