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Monday Links O' War: July 28, 2014

Slow news day.

TCU swimming coach joins with city kids to give a winning program | Fort Worth Star Telegram

For the past two years, the Fort Worth Mobile Recreation Program and TCU swimming and diving coach Richard Sybesma have teamed up to teach children to swim during a six-week course at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center.

In book, LaDainian Tomlinson shares thoughts on his name, shared with slaves and slaveholders | Dallas Morning News

Austin journalist Chris Tomlinson knew that his family had owned slaves while they lived on a spread of land along the Brazos River near Marlin. Tomlinson’s great-grandfather had bought the land in 1856 and established a cotton plantation. The area, though mostly flat, had become known locally as Tomlinson Hill.

Jason Verrett given look at returner | San Diego Union-Tribune

Back in May, on draft night, the cornerback's wait inside the Radio City Music Hall ended. The Chargers called. They told him he was their first-round pick. During Verrett's conversation with Mike McCoy, he had a burning question for his new head coach.