Rangers reliever Jake Diekman held an "Ask Me Anything" session on the Rangers' Reddit account Friday and a number of different subjects came up. He was asked specifically about his decision to use Five Finger Death Punch's version of the song "House of the Rising Sun" as his walk-up music whenever he comes in from the bullpen.
Texas Tech made a big, late addition to its 2016 class on Friday morning. American River C. C. offensive lineman Jack Reichel gave the Red Raiders a commitment just three days after receiving an offer. He announced his decision via Twitter. Texas Tech was the first and only school to offer the JUCO product.
The Art Briles era at Baylor is over. Briles was "suspended with intent to terminate" on Thursday in response to a review of Baylor's handling of sexual assault allegations made against students, including several football players. While Phil Bennett is expected to take over as the interim coach, a handful of national writers believe SMU head coach Chad Morris could be the Bears' long-term solution.
Mike Heika recently held a chat to talk things all Dallas Stars. Here are some highlights:Question: If the Stars sign a defenseman in free agency you think they'll be targeting a righty or a lefty? Heika: I think they can go either right now. Because Klingberg and Johns seem like locks for years going forward and Honka is knocking on the door, the potential for three righties is there with those three.
Dwight Powell speaks from experience when he talks to draft hopefuls who have paraded through American Airlines Center to work out for the Mavericks. He passes along his experience and NBA knowledge that he has picked up in his first two seasons. Then he explains to them that the next month leading up to the June 23 draft is going to be brutal.