Shaka Smart lost five seniors and his best player. But behind a trio of talented underclassmen, the Longhorns could be building something special.
With the imaginary Big 12 draft complete, our three reporters/imaginary GMs assess their teams and talk a little trash.
Writers covering the teams in the top five of the 2016 NFL draft debate a potential second choice if the draft had proceeded differently.
The Cowboys did plenty of research on Dak Prescott and drafted him as much for the way he carries himself as anything else.
After an ugly blowout loss in Game 3, the Stars beat the Blues in Game 4 to even the series at 2-2.
Cody Eakin scored at 2:58 of overtime and Dallas beat St. Louis 3-2 on Thursday night, bouncing back from a blowout loss two days earlier to tie the second-round series at two games apiece.
Edwin Encarnacion had six RBIs with a home run and two doubles, and the Blue Jays scored a season high in runs, hammering the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Thursday night.
Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer
Joel Edmundson's ugly turnover sets up Radek Faksa goal. Stars then strike quickly on PP. Just like that it's 2-1 Dallas. Goals came 1:09 apart.
After getting blown out in Game 3, the Stars showed they have the fortitude to stay the course with a gritty Game 4 OT win over the Blues to tie the series at 2-2.
Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer
Vladimir Tarasenko somehow left alone even with six Stars on the ice and scores on breakaway. Only goal of first period between Blues and Stars.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Tough series for the Rangers in Toronto. First they suffer back-to-back walk-off losses and tonight the Jays hammered Derek Holland with no mercy, putting up 11 runs on him in 2.2 innings. It's the seventh time in Rangers history a starter has allowed at least 11 runs. Edwin Encarnacion has six RBIs.
Washington's Barry Trotz, Dallas' Lindy Ruff and Florida's Gerard Gallant are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL coach who has "contributed the most to his team's success."
Baylor has one of the nation's weakest nonconference schedules in 2016, according to ESPN Stats & Info. But four Big Ten teams ended up dominating the list of 10 softest Septembers.
Domino effect on Texas' bullpen?
The Rangers main problem this season is that there aren't enough reliable arms in the bullpen -- with their relievers ranking last in the AL. But, Brandon Land writes, the bullpen is struggling as a domino effect of the offense failing to provide enough run support. One Strike Away
Would adding a conference championship game or expanding help Big 12 teams reach the College Football Playoff? The league is looking at two years of CFP data to help determine its next move.
In order to keep Nomar Mazara in the lineup once Shin-Soo Choo returns from the disabled list, the Rangers could move Ian Desmond to center.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is comfortable with Kellen Moore after his performance in the final two games last season.
What's the angle to get Allen to sign?
Jarrett Allen isn't just any top-20 recruit. He may be influencing staff changes at Texas.The other schools in contention for his services might miss out because of their lack of depth. 2016 recruiting twists (Insider)
The Stars, 'embarrassed' by their Game 3 blowout -- and irked by Blues forward Ryan Reaves' kiss-off -- need their goalies and D to step up in Game 4.