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Phillies Rumors: Texas Rangers Want Vince Velasquez
The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is one week from today, and teams are actively making deals.   Word broke this afternoon that the Cubs were close to acquiring relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees.  Looking for upgrades is the Texas Rangers, with whom the Phi…
Eagles Add Linebacker in Rd 3
In the third round tonight, the Eagles selected Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks with the No. 84 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft.  Hicks, rebounding from a pair of injury-shortened seasons in 2012 and 2013 to become an efficient tackler this season...
Smart and Strong: Texas Hires Shaka Smart as Head Coach
Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.
VCU sports information director Scott Day confirmed to reporters gathered at the campus Thursday night that Smart was making the move. Smart met with VCU players earlier in the evening at the Siegel Center, the team's hom…