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TCU v Texas

AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 22: Jason Verrett #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs celebrates after an interception that lead to the TCU victory over the Texas Longhorns on November 22, 2012 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Big 12 at a glance

Yahoo! Sports expert Pat Forde breaks down everything you need to know about the Big 12 this season.

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  • Jayson Williams calls himself 'a coward' for his role in his limo driver's 2002 shooting, coverup

    It has nearly been 15 years since Costas “Gus” Christofi, a limousine driver working to shepherd former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams and his litany of friends around for a wild night out, was accidentally shot to death in Williams’ New Jersey estate. After a series of deadlocked juries and retrials Williams later pled guilty to aggravated assault in the rifle death in 2010, and the former Nets center was found guilty on four counts of attempting to cover up his role in Christofi’s death. Williams, free since 2012 and working with an alcohol problem prior to Christofi’s death, is clearly still working through the aftermath after all but abandoning the post-NBA career that seemed so expertly laid out for him.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Trial Starts for Suspect in Ex-NFL Star Will Smith's Murder While Alleged Shooter of Ex-Player Joe McKnight Is Free

    Two former NFL players have been gunned down in separate, apparent road-rage incidents in the New Orleans area this year: former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith in April, and former New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs player Joe McKnight less than a week ago, on Dec. 1. While McKnight's family mourns his shocking death and the man suspected of shooting him remains free without charges while the investigation continues, the trial for Smith's accused killer gets underway today. Smith, who was 34 when he died, was drafted by the Saints in 2004 and spent all nine of his NFL seasons with the team.

    Good Morning America
  • Cam Newton explains why he didn't have a tie and violated Panthers' dress code

    Cam Newton has had some interesting press conferences, some combative ones, some short ones, but none like the one he had on Sunday night. Newton was benched for the first series of Sunday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks for a dress-code violation. Panthers coach Ron Rivera wouldn’t get into details, but Newton said it was because he didn’t wear a tie on the team’s flight to Seattle.

    Shutdown Corner
  • World-Record Ferrari Attempt Falls Short

    The hoped-for Guinness record for the number of Ferraris in a parade that the organizers of the 2016 Finali Mondiali at Daytona International Speedway fell a bit short – 155 Ferraris short, to be precise. At the Ferrari Race Day at Silverstone in 2012, Ferrari F1 driver Felipe Massa led a parade of 964 Ferraris, upping the world record set in Japan of 490 cars, which upped the record set at Silverstone in 2007 of 385 cars. The parade at Daytona managed 809 Ferraris, which, while not a record, is still a bunch of Ferraris.

    The Drive
  • What is Sandy Alderson's goal in trying to trade Bruce or Granderson?

    The Mets are not yet willing to pay some of Curtis Granderson's $15 million salary or Jay Bruce's $13 million salary to help trade them during this week's Winter Meetings.

    Comcast SportsNet New York
  • MLB’s new uniform deal with Under Armour brings new star power to baseball

    Under Armour will take over as MLB’s exclusive jersey-maker in 2020. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Major League Baseball made official on Monday a new uniform deal that had been reported for two months: It’s linking up with Under Armour in a deal that, in 2020, will see Under Armour become the exclusive jersey-maker of baseball. Gone will be Majestic, which had been MLB’s exclusive jersey producer since 2005 (and which last year re-upped through 2019).

    Big League Stew
  • Giants' six-game win streak snapped with 24-14 loss to Steelers

    The Pittsburgh Steelers ended the New York Giants' winning streak with a familiar formula. Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and Pittsburgh's resurgent defense harassed Eli Manning into a flurry of mistakes in a dominant 24-14 win on Sunday. Antonio Brown edged good buddy Odell Beckham Jr. in their personal showdown, catching six passes for 54 yards and an acrobatic scoring grab at the back of the end zone. Tight end Ladarius Green added six receptions for 110 yards, both career highs, and a touchdown as the Steelers (7-5) won their third straight to keep pace with Baltimore atop the AFC North. Manning completed just

    SNY
  • McDavid not pleased with concussion spotter doing their job

    In Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Wild, Connor McDavid stepped on Jared Spurgeon’s stick causing him to fall forward. McDavid’s chin/jaw/mouth made contact with ice and his head bounced up. The concussion spotter in attendance didn’t like what he saw.

    Puck Daddy
  • NFL Power Rankings: Are these Lions the real deal?

    The Lions have historically been known to disappoint, but Frank Schwab lets us know if this version can actually be a playoff contender.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
  • Victor Oladipo throws down on Dwight Howard for Dunk of the Year candidate

    Russell Westbrook’s pursuit of a triple-double average has given some NBA fans the impression that the Oklahoma City Thunder are a one-man team, but the reality is very different. OKC is obviously not the same squad without Kevin Durant, but a variety of role players have contributed to put the team near the front of the Western Conference’s second pack of playoff contenders. While the efforts of these players do not grab as much attention as those of Westbrook and other stars, they matter plenty.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Hideki Matsuyama hurtling toward world No. 1 after torrid run

    Hideki Matsuyama is coming into his own. Hideki Matsuyama has finished no worse than second in his last five starts. Suddenly, Matsuyama is on the precipice of breaking through into the top five in the Official World Golf Ranking.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Eric Berry makes one of the plays of the season to steal a win for the Chiefs

    Safety Eric Berry decided that the Kansas City Chiefs weren’t going to lose on Sunday. The Falcons took a 28-27 lead with 4:32 left, and went for the two-point conversion to try to go up by a field goal.

    Shutdown Corner
  • After last event as Cup driver, Tony Stewart still has a lot of work to do

    Tony Stewart has probably lost count of the number of times he’s had to remind people of a simple fact. He’s not retiring from driving race cars, just the kind that have NASCAR labels on them. Stewart brought up this point in what was technically his last interview as a NASCAR driver at Friday night’s Sprint Cup Awards banquet in Las Vegas. “This isn’t the last time I’m going to talk to you guys,” Stewart said after the ceremony, which included a surprise appearance and tribute by musician Eddie Vedder. “I’ve said it all along through this whole year, the reason this isn’t a big deal to me is I’m going to be around, I’m going to see you guys like I always see you, just a different role. If I

    NASCAR Talk
  • Amid leaked docs, Ronaldo’s agent publishes tax document in Spain

    MADRID (AP) Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent has released a document that allegedly shows the player is in compliance with Spain’s tax authority. The document published by company Gestifute, ran by Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes, allegedly shows that Spanish fiscal authorities certify that the player is “up to date on his obligations.” The document’s release comes a day after European media outlets released what it claimed were details of apparent tax arrangements made by top soccer players and coaches, including Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho and Mesut Ozil. Gestifute said Saturday, “Ronaldo has always acted in good faith in this matter, as the fact that he has never been involved in any conflict with tax authorities

    ProSoccerTalk
  • Rich Hill's $48M deal is risky, but the Dodgers are well-equipped to gamble

    In a reunion that makes a ton of sense for both sides, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Monday that they’ve reached a three-year, $48 million agreement with veteran left-hander Rich Hill. Hill proved to be an excellent addition to the Dodgers rotation last season after being acquired from the Oakland A’s at the trade deadline. Overall, Hill posted a 1.83 ERA over six regular starts for Los Angeles, and a 2.12 ERA when expanded to include his 14 starts with Oakland.

    Big League Stew
  • Report: Phillies might be willing to trade Odubel Herrera

    The Rangers are looking for an upgrade in the outfield. As such, the club has discussed speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton with the Reds, per MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Sullivan adds that the still-rebuilding Phillies might be willing to trade center fielder Odubel Herrera which would create a match with the Rangers. Herrera, soon to be 25 years old, was originally signed in the summer of 2008 as an amateur free agent by the Rangers. The Phillies selected him from the Rangers in the Rule-5 draft two winters ago. Herrera had an outstanding rookie campaign in 2015, batting .297/.344/.418 in 537 plate appearances. He was able to maintain that production in 2016, finishing with a .286/.361/.420 triple-slash

    HardballTalk
  • KHL player dabs while sliding on ice to celebrate goal (Video)

    Somehow, the dab celebration is still going on. Evgeny Korotkov of Ufa scored his first of the year to the tie the game against Dynamo Minsk and proceeded to incorporate the dab into his unique celebration. EA Sports added the dab to NHL 17 and already have a sliding on the ice celebration in the game.

    Puck Daddy
  • Michael Irvin's reaction when Cowboys fired Jimmy Johnson: Why send car to shop when we're blowing away everybody?

    Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin recently went on G-Bag Nation on 105.3-The Fan. Here are some highlights. "I got texts back and forth from Troy right afterwards. He's just such a great dude and I love that dude, man. He doesn't have to text me and say thanks for the comments. Thanks for the comments? I'm just sharing the truth. That just tells you the type of dude he is. He'll write a thank you letter to someone who picks up his garbage. That's his job, you don't have to write a thank you letter to him." On his emotions when the Cowboys fired Jimmy Johnson to hire Barry Switzer and how Troy Aikman calmed down his angst after the move: "First of all, you've got to take the knowledge

    SportsDay
  • Russell Westbrook Triple-Double Watch: Game 21, versus New Orleans

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is threatening to become the first NBA player to average a triple-double since Cincinnati Royals Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson achieved the double-figure points, assists and rebounds mark during the 1961-62 NBA season. A lot has changed in the league since then, which is why Westbrook’s current averages of 30.2 points, 11.3 assists and 10.5 rebounds would make such a feat a remarkable achievement in line with some of the greatest individual seasons in NBA history. As Westbrook takes on each new opponent while the OKC season drawls on, we’ll be updating his chances at matching the Big O’s feat.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Tiger Woods' return a success, even if victory's a long way off

    Tiger Woods shot an erratic 4-over 76 on Sunday. NEW PROVIDENCE ISLAND, Bahamas — Let’s call this what it is, before the moment cools: the single greatest performance in the history of Tiger Woods’ career. Woods’ 15th-place finish (in a 17-player field) in the Hero World Challenge was a milestone, perhaps even a triumph, since Woods was about 50-50 odds to even finish the tournament at all.

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Former Alabama QB Blake Barnett commits to Arizona State

    Blake Barnett started vs. USC (Getty). Blake Barnett is headed to the Pac-12. A few months after transferring from Alabama, the former Crimson Tide quarterback announced Monday night that he will transfer to Arizona State.

    Dr. Saturday
  • Will Andrew Luck shine in his return?

    Yahoo Sports' Fantasy Football Live crew looks ahead to Monday night's Colts vs. Jets meeting in New York.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
  • VIDEO: Zlatan Ibrahimovic punishes Stekelenburg mistake with incredible looping goal

    Of course Zlatan would score like this. Of course he would. With Maarten Stekelenburg deciding to come off his line and challenge Zlatan Ibrahimovic all the way out at the corner of the box, the super Swede poked the ball with his trademark karate kick. His touch sent the ball looping over Stekelenburg and into the net, but not without plenty of fun. The ball comes down right on the line, bounces straight up into the crossbar, and comes back down still without having crossed the line. As the ball pin-balled around, Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori realized the goal maybe could be kept out, and began to sprint his way back, but the ball slowly bounces over the line just before Funes Mori got

    ProSoccerTalk
  • Yankees agree to deal with Matt Holliday for $13 million

    Cardinals’ outfielder Matt Holliday obliges the fans with a curtain call after hitting a pinch-hit home run during a 7-0 with against the Pirates. Before general manager Brian Cashman could make his grand entrance at the Winter Meetings, the New York Yankees have landed a key free agent. According to FanRag Sports Jon Heyman, the Yankees have reached a one-year, $13M agreement with Matt Holliday, who will likely serve as a part-time first baseman and designated hitter.

    Big League Stew
  • Conor McGregor reportedly considered for role in HBO's 'Game of Thrones'

    Conor McGregor of Ireland warms up in his locker room prior to his lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may be taking some time off from the Octagon, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be out of the spotlight. The only person in the UFC to hold world titles in two different weight classes simultaneously is reportedly scheduled to make an appearance in HBO’s “Game Of Thrones.” According to a report by Belfast Live, one of the directors of HBO’s popular show is a huge fan of McGregor and thought that the Irishman would be a perfect fit on the show.

    Cagewriter