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This, That, & the Other

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Daily Dose of Random

Guess one country in the world where a kid would find a lion cub and take it to school. Here's a hint: It's Russia.

Interestingly, it looks like our friends in the UK are in for their coldest winter in a century.

RileySheahan, a hockey prospect in the Detroit Redwings' organization, was pulled over for drunk driving. The kicker? He was in a Teletubbies costume.

One Chinese man is building his very own rendition of Noah's ark for the coming, according to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar, December 21st apocalypse. I think he's going to need......a sturdier boat.

Today in RRS History

2011- Tech commit Reginald Davis was well on his way to leading Tenaha to a state title.

2008- Tech rallied from a 21 point deficit to defeat Baylor 35-28, giving the Red Raiders an 11-1 record.

University & Broadway

Tech associate head soccer coach Aaron Gordon has accepted the head coaching position at Mississippi State. (Holden/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

Oklahoma State running back Joseph Randall is setting the tone when it comes to leadership. (Mizell/The Oklahoman)

Klein still wants a title, couldn't care less about the Heisman. (Adame/Kansas City Star)

OU OC Josh Heupel answers as to why he brought in Blake Bell on the opening drive. (Kuzydym/The Oklahoman)

The Longhorns are trying to answer the Big 12 question of the year: How exactly do you stop Collin Klein? (Rosner/American-Statesman)

Kansas hoops coach Bill Self agrees that the Big 12 is perfectly fine with 10 members. (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

Daily Notables

...Dodgers play-by-play announcer Vin Scully turns 85 today. ...American director Joel Coen of the Coen Brothers is 58. ...American actor Don Cheadle turns 48 today. ...Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is 43. ...In 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrated his phonograph for the first time. ...In 1972, Atari announced the release of Pong, the first truly successful video game. ...St. Stephen is the patron saint of bricklayers.

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