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Baylor demotes Ken Starr, fires Art Briles amid scandal

Baylor University demoted school president Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints against players.


Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal

Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints against players.


Oregon St. to women’s Final Four after 60-57 win over Baylor

Jamie Weisner carried the trophy, and Ruth Hamblin had a net draped over her shoulders. While the road to Oregon State’s first women’s Final Four has been quite a ride …


Baylor, Oregon State clash for women’s Final Four berth

Baylor players have been wearing those green “Eight Is Not Enough” bracelets so long that Nina Davis figures she probably has a permanent mark on her arm.


NCAA women: UConn flattens Mississippi State for 72nd consecutive win

Breanna Stewart had 22 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead No. 1 UConn to a 98-38 record rout of fifth-seeded Mississippi State on Saturday in Bridgeport, Connecticut.


Johnny Jefferson’s 3 TDs lead Baylor by North Carolina

When it was at full strength this season, Baylor had the most productive offense in college football.


Sports Digest: Baylor QB Seth Russell out for season

Second-ranked Baylor’s pursuit of a playoff spot will go on without star quarterback Seth Russell, who needs season-ending neck surgery.


Just a coincidence, really

Baylor officials insist it is a fluke that Nos. 61 and 58 are side-by-side in the Bears’ new football team photo. TCU fans likely won’t believe that since the Frogs …


Notre Dame, Baylor meet in rematch of 2014 regional final

OKLAHOMA CITY – Baylor point guard Niya Johnson has had a year to think about a season-ending loss to Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament. She hasn’t forgotten the frustration …


TCU, Baylor await playoff fate

Trevone Boykin passed for a career-high 460 yards and caught a touchdown pass as No. 4 TCU earned at least a share of the Big 12 championship and kept its …


Newsmakers

Rallied Scores of students, alumni and athletes marched to the administration building at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and rallied for hours Monday in response to reports that officials …


GRIFFIN III statuesque

Robert Griffin III will always have a special place in Baylor football lore. The school’s only Heisman Trophy winner now has a permanent place in bronze at the Bears’ new …


Petty, Baylor rip SMU 45-0

WACO, Texas – Bryce Petty and No. 10 Baylor had a nice housewarming party at their new riverfront campus stadium Sunday night, even though the quarterback was clearly not feeling …


Heart issue derails former Baylor player’s NBA bid

WACO, Texas – Isaiah Austin’s attempt to play in the NBA despite only having vision in one eye has ended because of a rare genetic disorder that affects his heart. …


Notre Dame, UConn remain unbeaten

An unprecedented season for Notre Dame and coach Muffet McGraw has led the Fighting Irish to a familiar place. Jewell Loyd scored 30 points and the unbeaten Irish defeated Baylor …


Baylor, Notre Dame set for regional final matchup

Coach Muffet McGraw and the Notre Dame women’s basketball team have been on a journey all season to get back to the Final Four. If they defeat Baylor tonight (ESPN, …


Walker, Aggies upend DePaul

Courtney Walker scored 25 points to power Texas A&M to an 84-65 victory over DePaul in a semifinal of the Lincoln Regional on Saturday. The Aggies (27-8) led by 14 …


UConn knows something about home win streaks

WACO, Texas – Odyssey Sims has never lost a home game with Baylor, which has a 69-game home winning streak spanning the career of the All-American senior guard. That current …


Knights knock off Bears 52-42 in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Central Florida was supposed to be a patsy for Baylor in its first BCS bowl. The Knights wanted no part of that role, turning the Fiesta Bowl …


O’Neill, UK women top Baylor 133-130 in 4 OTs

ARLINGTON, Texas – Jennifer O’Neill scored a career-high 43 points, including the go-ahead basket in the fourth overtime, and No. 5 Kentucky beat No. 9 Baylor 133-130 on Friday night …


Petty leads No. 5 Baylor over Oklahoma

WACO, Texas – Bryce Petty threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, Shock Linwood ran for 182 yards and fifth-ranked Baylor stayed undefeated by passing its first big …


Louisville stuns Baylor in NCAA women’s tourney

From the opening tip of the season, there was only one question in women’s college basketball: How do you stop Brittney Griner? Louisville found the answer Sunday night, pulling off …


‘What a battle’

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Skylar Diggins found another way to beat Connecticut – maybe the toughest way yet. The second-ranked Fighting Irish trailed by six in the first overtime Monday …


Griner leads Baylor past UConn

HARTFORD, Conn. – Brittney Griner scored 25 points, including the 3,000th of her career, to help No. 1 Baylor rally past third-ranked Connecticut 76-70 on Monday night, extending the Lady …


Best bet on the Tube

Brittney Griner vividly remembers her last trip to Connecticut in two simple words: free throws. As a sophomore, Griner had a miserable time at the line, missing eight foul shots …


Pangos hits seven 3s, scored 31 to lead GU past Baylor

Kevin Pangos was in the middle of a post-game interview when a highlight on a nearby television caught his eye. A slight smile formed on Pangos’ face as he watched …


Gonzaga must contend with Baylor’s talent

Gonzaga’s minitour of the Big 12 Conference resumes with Baylor visiting the McCarthey Athletic Center for a men’s basketball game tonight. The 13th-ranked Bulldogs (11-1) have wins by a combined …


It’s aloha to Baylor women’s 42-game winning streak

HONOLULU – Brittney Griner and Baylor were rarely challenged during a 42-game winning streak that included a national title and a quick start to this season. But the unfamiliar scene …


Griner in cast after breaking wrist on longboard

Two-time All-America center Brittney Griner (pictured) is recovering from a broken right wrist suffered in a longboard accident. Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said on Wednesday night that Griner will be …


Crowd welcomes home national champion Baylor

WACO, Texas – These are heady times at Baylor. A few months ago, quarterback Robert Griffin III became Baylor’s first Heisman Trophy winner. In March, the men’s basketball team advanced …