Willie Funk

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Bearcats search for niche

The Bearcats have been up-and-down since the end of the Bob Huggins era, but they've enjoyed a great first season in the American under coach Mick Cronin.

LeBron James is in town

One of the greatest basketball players of all-time is playing in Dallas on Thursday. If you get the chance, it's worth your while to check him out.

Kliff Kingsbury: A good move


Tommy Tuberville was never going to be the answer in Lubbock. Texas A&M's offensive coordinator might be. That's good enough for now.

Johnny Football: What could have been?


A lot of stars had to align for a redshirt freshman QB to captivate the nation and possibly become the second Aggie to bring home a Heisman Trophy.

June Jones and SMU: A portrait of mediocrity

While the former Hawaii coach has brought the Mustangs to four consecutive bowl games, his inability to recruit the DFW Metroplex is preventing the program from taking the next step.

RG3 looking like best rookie

The Baylor star, who comes to Cowboys Stadium on Thursday, has been incredibly impressive in his rookie season.

Johnny Heisman?


Texas A&M's freshman sensation has given the program new life and put himself right behind Collin Klein in the Heisman race.

Larry Brown's first year at SMU won't be easy

The Hall of Fame coach has already upgraded the talent on the Hilltop, but turning the SMU basketball program will take a few years.

NFL Picks Week 9: Cowboys vs. Falcons

The odds makers may not agree, but Dallas has a real chance of pulling off the shocking upset on Sunday night.

Alex Rodriguez no longer great, still good

At the age of 37, the former Rangers MVP is no longer the player he once was, but the hysteria around his post-season struggles was overblown.

College football rankings: Mack Brown's downfall

A conversation about Mack Brown's lowest moment in Dallas, Tommy Tuberville's moment of glory in Lubbock and everything else that mattered (and some stuff that didn't) in Week 7 of the season.

Why the Cowboys will win on Sunday

A look at why one writer is picking Dallas to pull off the road upset against the Ravens.

NCAA football rankings: Texas, LSU, Georgia fall


A conversation about the three teams who fell off the national title chase and everything that mattered (and some stuff that didn't) in Week 6 of the college football season.

Time to panic in Dallas?

Will this be the epitaph of the Tony Romo era in Dallas? Would Kyle Orton be a better option behind center? It's all on the table after a disastrous showing on Monday Night Football.

Garrett Gilbert's struggles continue


In a rain-soaked game the Mustangs had plenty of chances of win, SMU was sunk by the struggles of their starting QB, who doesn't appear to be the answer on the Hilltop.

Why the Bears will likely cover on Monday


A quick analysis of the match-up between the Bears and Cowboys this week and why Chicago is a safe bet at +3.5.

College Football Rankings 2012: The Fall Of Landry Jones


A conversation about the Sooners shocking loss, the Seminoles big win and everything that mattered (and some stuff that didn't) in Week 4 of the college football season.

College Football Rankings 2012: USC, Big Ten Disappoint


A conversation about USC's loss to Stanford, the continuing collapse of the Big Ten and everything that mattered (and some stuff that didn't) in Week 3 of the college football season.

Texas A&M Vs. SMU: Johnny Manziel Shines In Win


The Aggies may have found a future Heisman contender in their star freshman QB, who keyed a 48-3 road blowout of an overmatched Mustangs team.

College Football Rankings 2012: Is The SEC That Good?

Missouri and Texas A&M didn't win their first games in the SEC, but they more than held their own. A conversation about their conference transition and everything else that happened in Week 2.

College Football Rankings 2012: What Did We Learn In Week One?

A conversation about everything important (and some not so important) things that happened in the first weekend of the college football season.

The Nick Saban Formula At QB


While some programs shoot for the moon at QB, the Alabama coach has realized that it's not worth the risk for a top program filled with elite athletes on defense.

Replacing A Legend, Searching For Defense

Replacing RGIII is the headline, but defense is the key for the 2012 edition of the Baylor Bears. Here's why they'll finish above .500.

TCU's Big Step Forward

The Horned Frogs have the skill players to adjust quickly to the Big 12, but their depth in the offensive line and the secondary will be tested in their first year in the conference.

Can Landry Jones Take The Next Step?


The next in our series of college football previews looks at what OU, ranked No. 4 in the country, can expect from their starting QB, still a mystery in his senior year.

Longhorns Look to Return to College Football Elite


Things haven't gone as planned for Mack Brown and his Longhorns the last two seasons, but the talent and time may be right for UT to start fulfilling expectations again.

2012 NCAA Football Preview: Can SMU Follow TCU's Path?


With football season approaching fast, we're taking a look at the biggest question each local program will need to answer this year. At SMU, it's whether June Jones can be a program-builder on the...

Why Deron Williams Should Come To Dallas


A look at why Deron Williams should choose Dallas.

The Mavericks Disappointing, Low Ceiling Draft


The Dallas Mavericks had an overall disappointing effort in the 2012 NBA Draft.

Should Mavericks Gamble On Baylor Forwards?


A look at which players would be a good fit for Dallas at No. 17 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft.

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