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Ex-TCU receiver Turpin pleads guilty in girlfriend’s assault

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former TCU receiver and returner KaVontae Turpin has been granted probation after pleading guilty to assaulting his girlfriend last October. A judge in Fort Worth sentenced Turpin on Monday to two years of deferred adjudication probation and ordered him to complete a 27-week Partner Abuse Intervention Program. If Turpin satisfies the terms of his probation, ...

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Ex-A&M football player’s trial begins in jogger’s killing

DALLAS (AP) — David Stevens was out for his usual morning run in October of 2015 when he passed under a bridge on a Dallas jogging path. There, prosecutors say, he was accosted and hacked to death by a former Texas A&M football player wielding a machete. That player, Thomas Johnson, went on trial Monday, with prosecutors showing the jury ...

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Suspect in shooting of Texas Tech player turns himself in

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A 24-year-old man sought in the shooting of a Texas Tech University football player and a woman has turned himself in to Lubbock police. A police statement identifies the suspect as Asia Devine Jackson. He had been sought on a warrant alleging aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting of 19-year-old redshirt freshman defensive ...

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Colleges with the most overall No. 1 picks in NFL Draft history

Share The Arizona Cardinals took reigning Heisman Trophy-winner Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. This means Oklahoma has done something that no school has achieved in four decades: the Sooners have had players go No. 1 overall in consecutive years. HEISMAN TROPHY: Kyler Murray named 2018 Heisman winner over Tua, Haskins | Heisman history Murray is ...

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Mistrial declared for Texas teen charged in parents’ killing

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Texas teenager charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of his mother and father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M before a brief NFL career. Judge Kelli Johnson announced the mistrial Friday night after a Harris County jury remained deadlocked for two days ...

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Dabo Swinney signs largest college football contract ever

Two national titles in three years have helped earn Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney the biggest contract in college football history. University trustees approved the 10 year, $92 million deal Friday. It runs through 2028 and includes two new clauses to make sure Swinney stays with the Tigers and stays one of the sport’s best paid coaches as long as ...

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Colleges with the most overall No. 1 picks in NFL Draft history

Share The Arizona Cardinals took Reigning Heisman Trophy-winner Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. This means Oklahoma has done something that no school has achieved in four decades: the Sooners have had playesr go No. 1 overall in consecutive years. HEISMAN TROPHY: Kyler Murray named 2018 Heisman winner over Tua, Haskins | Heisman history Murray is ...

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Colleges with the most overall No. 1 picks in NFL Draft history

Share The Arizona Cardinals took Reigning Heisman Trophy-winner Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. This means Oklahoma has done something that no school has achieved in four decades: the Sooners have had playesr go No. 1 overall in consecutive years. HEISMAN TROPHY: Kyler Murray named 2018 Heisman winner over Tua, Haskins | Heisman history Murray is ...

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Bigtime Big 12 turnover with 4 new head coaches this spring

Never before has the Big 12 had such a big turnover in head football coaches. Not even when the conference had more teams. Four of the 10 Big 12 teams went through spring drills with new coaches. They still have more time to get acclimated before the league’s 24th season opens in just over four months. The two new coaches ...

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