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Wednesday Links O' War: March 11, 2015

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TCU baseball improved to 11-2 on the season with a win over Loyola Marymount.

Football

Horned Frogs in the NFL: How TCU's class of 2014 fared during rookie campaign | Dallas Morning News

The consequences of TCU’s improvement on the football field in 2014 reach far beyond Fort Worth.

Baseball

TCU baseball wraps up 3-1 road trip with victory | Fort Worth Star Telegram

A big five-run fifth inning helped TCU wrap up a successful and long four-game West Coast road trip with a 6-2 victory Tuesday over Loyola Marymount.

TCU Closes Road Trip With Victory | GoFrogs.com

Tyler Alexander started for the Frogs and pitched well in the no-decision. He allowed a run on six hits and struck out four. Brian Howard (2-0) earned the win in relief as he allowed a run on two hits and struck out five in 2 1/3 innings pitched. Trey Teakell struck out two and surrendered a hit in 1 2/3 innings. Ryan Burnett closed out the game in the ninth.


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Men's Basketball

Johnson says 2 more wins would have put TCU on NCAA bubble | Fort Worth Star Telegram

TCU coach Trent Johnson can think of three games that got away, any two of which — had they been wins — could have made the Horned Frogs a consideration for the NCAA Tournament.

Big 12 basketball even tougher to forecast than Texas weather | Fort Worth Star Telegram

On the list of life’s head-scratching surprises, few things trump spring weather conditions in North Texas. The past two weeks have required residents to break out snow boots, sun screen and umbrellas. Sometimes on the same day.


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Men's Hoops Fireside Chat: Big 12 Tourney Edition | Bring On The Cats

Here we go. First round of the Big 12 men's basketball tournament brings us a third matchup between the purples of K-State and TCU. Andrew Felts at Frogs O' War and I decided "what the heck", and caught up with each other on what to possibly expect in our first round game today. Keep your eyeballs peeled for his questions and my answers around 11am CT.

Former Frogs

Taylor Featherston has good chance to make Angels roster as utility man | LA Times

The career paths of Angels infielders Taylor Featherston, 25, and Kyle Kubitza, 24, have been almost identical.

Nationals reassign Matt Purke to minor league camp | Federal Baseball

Matt Purke experienced a fairly eventful offseason for a pitcher rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. The 24-year-old, Nationals' 2011 3rd Round pick was released in mid-November, but he re-signed with Washington on a minor league deal three days later.

Andrew Cashner asking that Houston residents donate blood for ailing mother | Gas Lamp Ball

If you're in the Houston, Texas area Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner is asking you to donate blood for his mother.

Giants bulk up, add offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse to mix | NJ.com

With a starting spot on their offensive line open, the Giants began adding pieces there by agreeing to terms with right tackle Marshall Newhouse, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The individual requested anonymity because the deal was not yet signed.