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Links O' War: Monday August 19th, 2013

Monday! Today's news: Check out this helmet, it is a view of the new TCU Football helmet, set to debut this coming Friday. Plus more Frog news, and news from around the sports world.

Here are your morning links!


Sirius/XM's College Sports Nation at TCU - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Sirius/XM's College Sports Nation on Channel 91 will broadcast Monday's 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT show live from TCU.

Like most other Big 12 coaches, Patterson plays QB position close to the vest | Dallas-Fort W...
For a conference known for talented, gunslinging quarterbacks, the Big 12 is surprisingly slow to its holster less than two weeks from the season.

No starting QB to be named for LSU game | TCU 360
TCU football wrapped up camp on Saturday, but the most pressing question, who will start at quarterback for the Horned Frogs, won’t be answered until Aug. 31 when the team plays LSU.

TCU to keep LSU in the dark on QB choice | CollegeFootballTalk
Perhaps borrowing a page from a fellow Big 12 head coach’s playbook ahead of a season opener against an SEC school, Gary Patterson has decided to play coy when it comes to who’s under center at the most important position on the football field.

Zach Mettenberger confident in a 2013 turnaround - ESPN
Zach Mettenberger has picked up a lot of different playbooks during his college career. He doesn't collect them out of habit, he's just dealt with his fair share of different offensive coordinators since his one season at Georgia in 2010.


2013 Florida State football's 10 things to know: Can the 'Noles keep improving? -
Florida State has improved in all three years under Jimbo Fisher. Though turnover, both on the roster and coaching staff, could prevent the 'Noles from pulling it off for a fourth straight year, let's not pretend they're going to fall very far.

Butler loses loses top returning scorer and rebounder Roosevelt Jones for the season -
A bad offseason for Butler basketball just got worse with the loss of star Roosevelt Jones.

NCAA suspends Illinois assistant for two NCAA Tournament games -
Jamall Walker will be forced to sit out his next two NCAA Tournament games as a coach because of his behavior last March.

Patrick Reed wins the 2013 Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield C.C. -
Reed secured a spot in the 2014 Masters with a birdie on the second playoff hole.

Alex Rodriguez payment to Tony Bosch's attorney rejected, per report -
The attorney representing Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch reportedly rejected a payment of nearly $50,000 from Alex Rodriguez, a payment being used as evidence that Rodriguez attempted to tamper with MLB's ongoing PED investigation.

Joe Buck, Randy Moss buried the hatchet over legendary mooning incident -
"Thanks to Twitter, I don't get to forget."

Ryan Braun called urine collector 'anti-Semitic', according to report -
In an attempt to discredit the man who collected his urine sample that tested positive in 2012, Ryan Braun allegedly told other MLB stars the collector was anti-Semitic.

NASCAR Michigan 2013 results: Joey Logano wins from the pole at Michigan -
Michigan win moves Joey Logano into Chase contention.

Solid sampling for Fox Sports 1's opening night -
1.7 million tuned in to the network's UFC card.

Alex Rodriguez plans medical grievance against Yankees, per report -
Rodriguez's lawyers have reportedly contacted the MLBPA about filing a grievance against the Yankees.

Dustin Keller injury: Dolphins TE lost for season -
Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller is out for the season after an MRI on his right knee revealed a torn ACL.

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