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Links O' War: Friday August 23rd, 2013

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Big Friday news dump, lots of links including a roundup of Big 12 News.

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TCU SPORTS

Johnson Inducted into Nevada Hall of Fame - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
TCU men's basketball coach Trent Johnson will be inducted into the University of Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame next month.

Former safety gives TCU speedy option at linebacker | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports ...
TCU coach Gary Patterson is still planning a committee approach to his linebacking corps, but that doesn’t necessarily mean inferior play from the position.

College Confidential: Former TCU AD Frank Windegger headed for SWC Hall of Fame
Frank Windegger of TCU is one of nine new members in the Class of 2013 for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame newly reinitiated Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.

TCU women’s soccer enters season with near Big 12 title swagger, not regular-season blues...
A year ago, they almost won the Big 12 tournament as the final seed. This season, the TCU women’s soccer team hopes it doesn’t have to limp into the tournament.

Why Vegas thinks TCU has a good shot v. LSU - The Big Mac Blog
TCU head coach Gary Patterson was grouchy on Tuesday afternoon. He didn't much care for what he saw during the practice on the first day of classes. Stupid academics always ruins things for college football teams.

TCU women's soccer set to start season | TCU 360
The TCU women’s soccer team will begin its 2013 season Friday with a trip to Montana to play in the Kickoff Invitational at South Campus Stadium.

Practice notes: Both QBs to see playing time | TCU 360
TCU head coach Gary Patterson said Thursday that he knows who will start at quarterback against LSU.

COLLEGE SPORTS

The Great Quarterback Conversation Begins - Crimson And Cream Machine
Bob Stoops naming Trevor Knight as Oklahoma's starting quarterback on Thursday night did nothing to end the conversations regarding Sooner signal callers. It was like adding fuel to the flames as...

Aaron Murray over Johnny Manziel on 2013 SEC coaches' preseason all-conference team - SBNation.com
CONTROVERSY. I guess.

Illinois coach Tim Beckman can hear Twitter, is vague on when his mother's birthday is - SBNation.com
Illinois' coach might be unclear on his mother's birthday. He also seems to believe Twitter can be heard.

Texas Longhorns Football: The Narrative, 2013 - Burnt Orange Nation
With kickoff approaching, it's time to define the expectations for the season ahead.

Texas Longhorns scholarship chart: Quarterbacks - Burnt Orange Nation
Breaking down the scholarship chart for the Texas Longhorns, starting with the quarterbacks, where the Horns might not have ideal depth next season.

Mailbag: The Ramifications Of Naming A Freshman As Starter - Crimson And Cream Machine
The talk in the Sooner Nation over the last several days has heated up over the last several days with rumors leaking out that redshirt freshman Trevor Knight is on the cusp of being named as...

Quarterback TJ Millweard Transfers to Kansas - Rock Chalk Talk
TJ Millweard left UCLA on amicable terms, with the Texas native deciding Southern California just was not the right fit for him. He was spotted at KU practice yesterday, fueling speculation that...

WVU 2013 Season Preview: Offensive Line - The Smoking Musket
With the loss of an interior long on experience, the Mountaineer line looks to re-build with new pieces and a new coach in Ron Crook. Can they pave the way for Dana Holgorsen's reloading effort?

20 PREDICTIONS FOR OSU FOOTBALL IN 2013: Big, bold, and likely BS. - Cowboys Ride For Free
Everyone's spitting out 10 & 13 point lists, but we at CRFF believe in excess...maybe even EXCESS excess...so here's my 20 useless amateur predictions for Cowboy football for 2013.

The Big 12's Dreamiest Coach - Wide Right & Natty Lite
WRNL takes aim at the debate of the Big 12's "Dreamiest Coach". Is it Fred Hoiberg or the new kid on the block, Kliff Kingsbury?

Baylor Unveils the All-Floyd Casey Stadium Teams - Our Daily Bears
In the run-up to the 2013 season, the last in the history of Floyd Casey Stadium as the home of the Bears, Baylor is releasing the All-Floyd Casey Stadium Teams. Up first is the defense, along with the punter.

OTHER SPORTS

Three Reasons Why: Ohio State won't go 12-0 - SBNation.com
With much to like about the 2013 Ohio State football team, Dan Rubenstein has three very specific reasons why the Buckeyes won't run through their schedule unscathed.

Matt Elam flagged for not laying out Greg Olsen - SBNation.com
Matt Elam did not lay out Greg Olsen when he had the chance, and Thursday night's referee crew apparently took offense.

'The NFL doesn't owe me anything': A former linebacker who was suing pro football explains why he's now satisfied with what the league is doing to prevent concussions and care for its players. - SBNation.com
A former linebacker who was suing pro football explains why he's now satisfied with what the league is doing to prevent concussions and care for its players.

ESPN pulls out of 'Frontline' documentary on NFL concussions - SBNation.com
PBS announced Thursday that ESPN would no longer be participating in the "League of Denial" project.

Yasiel Puig is a bad guy? Sounds familiar - SBNation.com
That a 22-year-old, newly arrived on these shores, is immature is the ultimate dog-bites-man story, but that hasn't stopped baseball's sewing circle from jumping on the Dodgers' newest star.

The sound and fury of Allen Iverson's prime - SBNation.com
Beyond the iffy shot selection and the cultural implications of becoming the NBA's resident superstar anarchist, Allen Iverson made the damn building shake.

NBA news roundup: Tony Wroten traded to 76ers, Lakers unveil black jerseys - SBNation.com
Tony Wroten was traded to Philadelphia for a conditional second-round draft pick, Roy Hibbert looks like a giant next to Tim Duncan and information on a few new jerseys, including a black Lakers alternate jersey for "Hollywood Nights."

Aaron Hernandez indicted for murder - SBNation.com
The former Patriots tight end faces life in prison for the shooting death of Odin Lloyd.

2013 US Open preview: Key names and storylines - SBNation.com
The 2013 US Open should be an intriguing one, with a number of players at the top of both the men's and women's draws making it as open an Open as we've seen in recent years.

ESPN reloads, even though they probably don't have to - SBNation.com
A visit to the network that runs everything, and has Plan B, C, D, and probably Z just in case that changes.

Lakers preview new 'Hollywood Nights' black uniforms - SBNation.com
Days after the rumors of sleeved jerseys, the Lakers preview their new black uniforms.

Rex Ryan confirms Geno Smith will start vs. Giants - SBNation.com
The rookie quarterback will start on Saturday but no decision as to the regular season starter has been made.

How many hits would Ichiro have if he came up in 1992? - Baseball Nation
Ichiro's had a long, long career, and he's sorta talented. What would have happened if he started his career in a Mariners uniform?

David Ortiz comes to Alex Rodriguez's defense - SBNation.com
Rodriguez has earned himself an unlikely ally in the wake of HBP-gate.