Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Over the last 20 years there have been six double-digit underdogs in the Red River Showdown. Four times those underdogs have covered. And twice, they have won outright, including two years ago when Texas defeated Oklahoma 36-20 as a 13-point underdog. The 1-4 Longhorns are 17-point underdogs heading into Saturday against the Sooners.
In today's mailbag, we chat Texas Tech, TCU's standout true freshman and Texas' social media silliness.
Parsons is best of the bunch
Dallas' Chandler Parsons is the highest-rated Maverick in our fantasy rankings at No. 29. While that may seem too high for Mavericks fans, they will be happy to learn that he is ahead of a certain Clipper. Top 200 fantasy rankings
Rangers set top of their rotation
Yovani Gallardo will start for Texas in its ALDS opener Thursday against Toronto, while lefty Cole Hamels will pitch for the AL West champs in the second game. ALDS coverage
Texas trouncing boosts Boykin
Five touchdowns and 332 passing yards against the Longhorns made a statement. After a slow start, Trevone Boykin is making his mark. Where do our experts have him in this week's Heisman Watch? Find out here
This season the Cowboys have created just three turnovers, and they all came against the Eagles.
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
Among the Mavs who will miss at least the first two preseason games: Dirk Nowitzki (rest), Chandler Parsons (knee), Wesley Matthews (Achilles) and Deron Williams (calf).
Yovani Gallardo will start for the Texas Rangers in their ALDS opener Thursday, and ace lefty Cole Hamels will pitch for the AL West champions in the second game at Toronto.
Clete Blakeman will be officiating Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots. Dallas is 2-1 in games he officiates since 2012.
In this week's Take Two, we debate who has the Big 12's best quarterback/running back/wide receiver triplet?
Ivan Maisel, Travis Haney and Brad Edwards discuss the somewhat unexpected success of Utah and Cal, weigh in on Nick Saban's latest rant and talk about Texas' tough situation.
In two starts, Dallas backup quarterback Brandon Weeden has completed 38 of 52 passes for 478 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
It's time for real, live playoff baseball.
On the eve of the 2015-16 NHL season, here are the players who Vegas thinks have the best shot at taking home some hardware in the spring.
Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Monday night's controversial win for the Seattle Seahawks, Joe Philbin's firing, Charlie Strong's hot seat, CC Sabathia's entrance to rehab and more.
Coming off arguably one of the greatest golf seasons in recent memory, what might help keep Jordan Spieth motivated?
Five things I'm wondering about the Dallas Cowboys.
Ivan Maisel, Travis Haney and Brad Edwards talk about the culture around the Longhorn program at this time and discuss how it seems like the team simply doesn't know how to win anymore.
The Cowboys are still embracing the "next man up" philosophy, but there's no replacing Tony Romo and Dez Bryant.
As we approach midseason, some coaches have picked up major steam on the trail. USC's Tee Martin and Florida State's Tim Brewster top the recruiter rankings.