The news came as a bolt out of the blue Thursday morning, sending an electric shock through the world of college athletics, not just football. Coaches like Art Briles don't get fired. They're too big to get fired, too beloved, too untouchable. Briles had turned Baylor football from nothing into something and then some. No one could touch Art Briles. And just like that, he was out.
Luken Baker hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the fifth inning, Brian Trieglaff pitched three shutout innings of relief, and TCU reached the Big 12 tournament championship game with an 8-2 victory over Texas on Saturday night.
Pinch-runner K.J. Bryant scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to lift No. 15 Clemson to a 5-4 win over Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament on Saturday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
In a YouTube video posted Friday by Kentucky Wildcats TV, Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari voiced his support for the "Bluegrass Boys," a UK alumni team that will compete this summer in a national event dubbed The Basketball Tournament.
Southern Williamsport's Katie Jones set a new AA record in the pole vault and Downingtown West's Joshua McLemore won three AAA gold medals on Saturday in the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University.
Pinch-hitter Walker Pennington hit a three-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and Texas A&M beat Mississippi 12-8 on Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.
The biggest star in college football by just about everyone's account, Clemson's Deshaun Watson, is in the Lowcountry this weekend for the annual All-American Football Camp run by Hilton Head Island High School head coach B.J. Payne. The camp kicked off Friday night, May 20, 2016, and runs through Sunday. Last season, Watson -- who as you'll see is very much at ease mentoring youngsters -- a Heisman Trophy finalist, became the first quarterback in Football Bowl Subdivision history to pass for more than 4,000 yards (4,104) and rush for more than 1,000 (1,105) in the same season. Among the other big names at this year's camp, Hilton Head High graduate Poona Ford, who's playing his college ball at the University of Texas.
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