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Dallas Cowboys guard Ronald Leary has been absent from the Cowboys' non-mandatory workouts this week after he requested a trade so he could have the opportunity to start for another team's offensive line as he has been relegated to mostly backup duties in Dallas. In the middle of this holdout, Leary sent a not-so-subtle message to the Cowboys by changing his Twitter page and eliminating any and all references to the Cowboys on his social media profile.
The condemnations of Baylor University and its football program have streamed in since the school announced the firing of coach Art Briles and the demotion of president Ken Starr amid the school's sexual-assault scandal. National reaction to the Pepper Hamilton report commissioned by the school ranged even had some writers hoping the Bears get the death penalty. Here's a wrap-up of the most notable takes on the scandal and firing that we found.
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will have another chance to get back the year of eligibility he lost when he transferred from Texas Tech. A proposed rule change is on the agenda for the Big 12's faculty representatives Wednesday at conference meetings next week in Las Colinas, commissioner Bob Bowlsby confirmed. Under Big 12 rules, Mayfield was forced to sit out a year when he transferred following his freshman year and was penalized by losing a year of eligibility because of the move to another conference member.
Editor's note: This story was originally published in 2001, soon after he was introduced as SMU's football coach. After Thursday's firing of Art Briles, Bennett, the Bears' defensive coordinator, is a potential candidate to become the interim head coach. Phil Bennett can picture it. He and Nancy would have returned to Dallas, the city where they dated and fell in love.
Baylor football fired coach Art Briles on Thursday amid the university's sexual-assault scandal, but his impact on the athletic department and university remains unquestioned. Despite coaching only eight seasons, Briles has the second most wins and second highest winning percentage of coaches since 1950. Briles' effect on Baylor University will exist on campus for years -- both the good and the bad.
If you were a time traveler trying to determine, for some reason, what car culture was like in America in any given year, you could pretty much use the contemporaneous Indy 500 pace car as your one data point and come to some pretty reasonable conclusions. Read more