Big 12 lunchtime links
June, 20, 2014
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
The Socceroos' Tim Cahill has the goal of the World Cup so far.
- Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby got a two-year extension after bringing stability to the league, writes the Dallas Morning News' Chuck Carlton.
- The Dallas Observer's Paige Skinner profiles former Texas Tech RB Baron Batch, who is tackling art and salsa making.
- The Baylor Bears are honored to be on the cover of Dave Campbell Texas Football Magazine, writes the Houston Chronicle's Randy Harvey.
- There could be some rappelling off Baylor's McLane Stadium.
- Iowa State center Tom Farniok tells the Des Moines Register's Tommy Birch he isn't surprised the Cyclones are underdogs to rival Iowa.
- Former West Virginia QB Geno Smith is dedicated to improvement with the Jets, writes Tom Pedulla of the New York Times.
- The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel goes back to the moment Barry Switzer resigned as the Sooners' head coach 25 years ago.
- The OU-Tulsa kick time is set for 11 a.m.
- Stadium renovations are on the OU regents agenda for next week.
- Former Kansas State QB Carson Coffman has found a home indoors, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.