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Links O' War: Tuesday August 13th, 2013

Lots of news this morning, including basketball results, iPhone news, and another fan death at a MLB ballpark.

Here are your morning links!


Women's Basketball Releases 2013-14 Schedule - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
The TCU women's basketball program announced its 2013-14 schedule Monday.

TCU not surprised by 1st season in Big 12 | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News on th...
TCU coach Gary Patterson and the Horned Frogs knew things were going to be different in the Big 12.

Texas Bowl signs new deal with Big 12, SEC | Houston
The Big 12 and the SEC will square off at Reliant Stadium starting in December 2014, giving the Texas Bowl the ability to showcase two of the country’s premier conferences against one another

Suspension unlikely to slow TCU's Fields down |
TCU head football coach Gary Patterson has always treated his players like his own sons. And, at times, he has had to show a little paternal “tough love” toward them.

TCU season preview - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Today, we break down TCU, which figures to be one of the contenders for the Big 12 crown:

TCU Suffers Heartbreaker to Montréal All-Stars - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
In a physical and hard-fought battle, senior Jarvis Ray gave TCU the lead with 9.2 seconds left Monday night, but it was short lived as the Montréal All-Stars scored with 1.8 showing on the scoreboard to secure a 58-57 victory at Brebeuf College.


2013 PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner moves behind Tiger, Phil as America's best -
One of the game's great characters takes the season's final major.

Changing the driver: RGIII, Mike Shanahan and Washington's offense -
Just how different was Washington's offense in 2012 with RGIII at the helm? Not as different as you might think.

Johnny Manziel autographs under some sort of investigation -
Whether the NCAA's formally looking into it or not, a series of autograph brokers have accused the Heisman winner of taking money for signatures.

Fan dies after falling from upper deck of Turner Field -
A fan fell 30 feet from the upper deck of Turner Field during the Phillies and Braves game on Monday.

Jose Iglesias seems pretty good at defense -
This just might be the play of the night.

Johnny Manziel vs. Cam Newton: Why do we feel differently this time? -
A mostly subjective explanation for why I wanted a hypothetically-guilty Cam Newton to get suspended, but I want a hypothetically-guilty Johnny Manziel to play every game. Share your own feelings with us in the comments.

A-Rod is still kind of a dork -
Alex Rodriguez has bigger problems than not knowing how to celebrate walk-off. But he does have some problems celebrating this walk-off.

Randy Moss is officially an NFL analyst for Fox Sports 1, as part of 'Fox Football Daily' -
He'll join 'Fox Football Daily' and 'Fox NFL Kickoff,' alongside Scott Fujita, Ronde Barber and Brian Urlacher.

Yu Darvish loses no-hitter, shutout, in 8th inning -
For the second time this season, Darvish falls narrowly short of a historic effort against Houston.

The Daily Win: The best dogs in sports history -
Sorry, Air Bud: we're only talking about REAL dogs.


Larry Ellison says 'we already know' Apple is doomed without Steve Jobs | The Verge
An Apple without Steve Jobs? Larry Ellison dismissed the idea with a wave of his hand. On tomorrow's episode of CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose asks the Oracle CEO how he thought the computer...

The surreal genius of Hugo Barros' handcrafted collages | The Verge
Something of a rarity in the field, Portuguese artist Hugo Barros manipulates images not with digital tools like Photoshop, but instead using the collage skills you learnt as a kid. Barros began...

Sony's rumored 'lens cameras' turn any phone into a point-and-shoot | The Verge
After leaking ultra-low fidelity images last month, Sony Alpha Rumors has uploaded the first high-resolution photos of Sony's new wireless "lens camera" series. The lens cameras are essentially a...

Stone fortress illegally built atop Beijing skyscraper | The Verge
The professor who built a villa on top of a Beijing skyscraper has been ordered to prove it was built legally or dismantle his new home. Professor Zhang purchased the top floor of a 26-story...

Elon Musk reveals plans for high-speed Hyperloop | The Verge
In a blog post today, Elon Musk revealed plans for an alpha version of his much-anticipated Hyperloop, an innovative transportation system that would move passengers from Los Angeles to San...

Apple's next iPhone: piecing together the rumors | The Verge
The next iPhone is reportedly just a month away. Apple has already announced that some major changes are in store for the smartphone’s OS, but — as usual — the company has given no suggestion...

Why is Sony still in the entertainment business? | The Verge
Sony slammed the door in the face of a major shareholder last week when it rejected billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's proposal to spin off part of the company's entertainment business. Loeb, whose...

Here's how NASA will use a 3D printer on the ISS | The Verge
NASA says it will be ready to launch a zero-G-ready 3D printer into space in June 2014, in time for the fifth SpaceX resupply mission to the ISS. The agency has prepared a video, complete with...

China set to overtake US as world's largest oil importer by October | The Verge
China is on the cusp of overtaking the United States as the world's largest importer of oil, according to the latest projections from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). In a report...

Hyperloop, iPhone rumors, and the Sony 'Lens G': 90 Seconds on The Verge | The Verge
"Let me share with you my greatest invention, capable of transforming the way we think about time, space, and geography almost overnight!" "That's amazing! Are you going to build it?" "Now why...

Meet the companies that are going to get rich from global warming | The Verge
Gates being installed by construction crews at the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne, a $1.1 billion flood protection project outside New Orleans. (Credit: US Army Corps of Engineers/Flickr)...

President Obama orders intelligence chief accused of lying to Congress to lead NSA review | The Verge
When President Obama announced a series of intelligence reforms last Friday he called for the creation of an independent advisory group made up of "outside experts" who will review controversial...

Audi's iPhone app uses camera to help owners find the dipstick | The Verge
If you've ever wondered what that random button on your car does, or where your dipstick is located, wonder no more if you're an Audi A3 owner. The German car maker, famous for its Vorsprung durch...

Captivating 'Ammo' photos expose the hidden anatomy of bullets | The Verge
Artist Sabine Pearlman’s Ammo looks at the hidden structures, the "otherwise invisible architecture," inside some 900 different types of ammunition. The photographs are unadorned, with no...

Epic magazine could salvage long-form journalism by selling the movie rights | The Verge
Some say the film industry has lost its creativity. How many comic book reboots do we need? Some say journalism is dying. (The Verge doesn't exactly agree with that, but it isn't always easy.)...