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    That's tough news to break to a kid. Probably best done over dinner at Pappadeaux.
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    I thought this game needed its own thread. Bite me, PurpleDawg
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    So just in case any of you are up at 7:00 this Sunday morning, click the link below and enter bib number 6149 in the search field at the top of the page. That should give you real time updates as to ol’ Newbomb’s progress and projected finish time in the Cowtown Half Marathon. Hoping to break my PR of 1:53:27, set back in 2005. https://track.rtrt.me/e/RRS-COWTOWN-2019#/tracker
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    Lets get this show on show on the road!!! I will update this post as they roll in.
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    An early start at Mammoth Cave NP on the way to Purdue.
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    For those who weren’t at the game Saturday.
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    I tossed my hat into the air on June 2, 2001
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    Just for perspective, a look at the Frogs' last 10 games vs. FCS opponents: 2018: TCU 55, Southern 7 -- (Southern finished 7-4) 2017: TCU 63, Jackson State 0 -- (JSU finished 3-8) 2016: TCU 59, South Dakota State 41 -- (SDSU finished 9-4) 2015: TCU 70, Stephen F. Austin 7 -- (SFA finished 4-7) 2014: TCU 48, Samford 14 -- (Samford finished 7-4) 2013: TCU 38, SE Louisiana 17 -- (SELU finished 11-3) 2012: TCU 56, Grambling 0 -- (Grambling finished 1-10) 2011: TCU 55, Portland State 13 -- (PSU finished 7-4) 2010: TCU 62, Tennessee Tech 7 -- (TTU finished 7-4) 2009: TCU 56, Texas State 21 -- (TSU finished 7-4, they moved up to FBS in 2012)
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    Made some updates In the Show: -Alex Young - Reno (D'Backs) STATS AAA: -Riley Ferrell - Corpus Christi (Astros) STATS -Tyler Alexander - Toledo (Tigers) STATS -Jason Coats - Durham (Rays) STATS -Jantzen Witte - Pawtucket (Red Sox) STATS -Stefan Chrichton - Reno (D'backs) STATS -Kevin Cron - Reno (D'backs) STATS AA: -Durbin Feltman - Portland (Red Sox) STATS -Brian Howard - Midland (A's) STATS -Jerrick Suiter - Altoona (Pirates) STATS -Brian Trieglaff - Trenton (Yankees) STATS (INJURED) -Jordan Kipper - Bowie (Orioles) STATS (INJURED) -Taylor Featherston - NW Arkansas (Royals) STATS Advanced A-Ball: -Austen Wade - Lynchburg (Indians) STATS (INJURED) -Luken Baker - Palm Beach (Cardinals) STATS -Evan Skoug - Winston Salem (White Sox) STATS -Josh Watson - Stockton (A's) STATS A-Ball: -Sean Wymer - Lansing (Blue Jays) STATS Short-Season A & Rookie Leagues: -Brandon Williamson - Everett (Mariners) STATS -Johnny Rizer - Aberdeen (Orioles) STATS -Jared Janczak - AZL Indians Blue (Indians) STATS -Nick Lodolo - Billings (Reds) - STATS -Alex Isola - Elizabethton (Twins) - STATS Independent Leagues: -Matt Purke - Sugar Land Skeeters Status Uncertain: -Brandon Finnegan - (Reds) - was working in extended spring training, not assigned yet for this season -Jake Guenther - (Rays) - not assigned yet -Jake Eissler - (Indians) - not assigned yet/holding out hope he'll come back for his senior season Guys who appear to be out of baseball, at least for now: -Chad Huffman (last played in the Tigers' system last year) -Preston Morrison (last pitched in the Cubs' system last year) -Nolan Brown (last played in the White Sox' system last year) -Mitchell Traver (last pitched in the Angels' system last year) -Cam Warner (last played in the Tigers' system last year - I believe he may be playing back in Australia) -Jerome Pena (last played for the Aguascalientes Railroaders in the Mexican League last year)
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    My high school ride, 1975 Ford F-150. “Old Yeller”
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    TCU headed to Fayetteville. Playing Cal on Friday night.
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    A few observations from this evening's open practice: -Delton was not suited up, so Rogers was running with the 1s and Duggan with the 2s. Matthew Downing also got some reps. A number of people in the stands remarked at how big Rogers looked - he's really filled out, and I think he might have even grown an inch. He threw some really pretty balls (including a really great back-shoulder throw to Barber that resulted in an equally impressive catch for a TD) and looked to be more mobile than what we'd seen in the bowl game. Duggan is really, really quick. -DeMauryon Holmes was running alongside Garrett Wallow with the 1s on defense while Ben & Montrel Wilson weren't suited out. He has gotten much bigger, and looked natural playing LB. -Sewo was the only scholarship RB suited up. He had a few good runs and a long gain on a swing pass. Most of the RB reps went to #34 - the roster tells me that's Deryl Reynolds, a walk-on listed at WR that played at Alamo Heights and then transferred here from Colorado School of Mines. -Catch of the day was probably Artayvious Lynn going up to high-point a 50/50 ball on a deep pass from Rogers, and he had several catches on a variety of routes. Al'Dontrae Davis also had some impressive snags, and Ni'Jeel Meeking had a great catch & run on a slant from Duggan. -Vernon Scott made an insanely athletic INT to spoil a potential TD pass that got the fans in attendance pretty excited. -Ochaun Mathis looked huge, and was running with the 1s opposite Parker Workman. Adam Plant is HUGE. -Starting OL appeared to be, left to right - McKinney, Iwagwu, McMillon, Quazzel White and David Bolisomi. Esteban Aliva stuck out to me as an OL that's gotten bigger since last year. -Song and Bunce both made FGs from 45+...but both missed from closer. -Overall, I'd say the defense looked further along - not that suprising. As discussed previously, TONS of guys were sitting out. Many appeared to be doing so as a precaution, but Izaih Filikitonga had a boot on one foot and was using one of those scooter things.
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    Yep, we move to 12-3, with our 7th W in a row w/ a 6-0 sweep of LMU. Roditi went back to the usual line-up in both doubles and singles and the guys played well with quick W's across the board (Fomba was the only player who did not finish out a W). If you count our 3-0 record at Tempe and our (almost) W over USF, we're "really" 16-3, with multiple ranked W's. Next up, though, is a really tough home match against Columbia, who's in the Top 10 on Wednesday. Jerry Lopez won the doubles final at Cancun and, with Jorge Brian Panta, took home the championship trophy with a 7-6 (11-9), 4-6, (10-8) W over Reis da Silva and Yamacita today. This is the 2nd all-time pro doubles championship for Jerry and will definitely help him in the ITF World doubles rankings. Congrats to Jerry - this is a fantastic result for him!
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    TCU beat Baylor. It has been a great day.
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    Here's what I'm tracking as we begin the new season: Desmond Bane: Current career points: 1,253 -Needs 174 to pass Gary Turner for #10 all-time -Needs 251 to pass Lee Nailon for #9 -Needs 256 to pass Ryan Carroll for #8 -Needs 260 to pass Kurt Thomas for #7 ...needs 634 to break Darrell Browder's school record Current career steals: 85 -Needs 39 to pass Jeff Jacobs for #10 all-time -Needs 41 to pass Brent Hackett for #9 -Needs 45 to pass Darrell Browder for #8 -Needs 49 to pass Ryan Carroll for #7 ...needs 84 to break Kyan Anderson's school record Current career 3-pointers made: 157 -Needs 4 to pass Junior Blount for #10 all-time -Needs 5 to pass Marcus Shropshire for #9 -Needs 21 to pass Malcolm Johnson for #8 -Needs 26 to pass Jeff Jacos for #7 ...needs 87 to break Corey Santee's school record Kevin Samuel: Current career blocks: 77 -Needs 2 to pass Damion Walker for #10 all-time -Needs 4 to pass Marlon Dumont for #9 -Needs 5 to pass Dennis Davis for #8 -Needs 9 to pass Craig Sibley for #7 ...needs 95 to break James Penny's school record
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    There is one important part to this that is being neglected. That being that it is 10:08pm and #$%@ Baylor, #$%@ Mt Vernon, and #$%@ Briles.
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    They might be helpful for those of us in the Pick ‘Em contest every week. We need something to help compete against Duq’s computer.
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    I think it's OK to repeat this one. What a man.
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    I'm looking forward to this game. I am feeling optimistic about this year so far, and I think this game is winnable 65-70% of the time. I am looking at two areas to help decide the game TCU's D line vs their O line. If successful, that can put their QB on his heels most of the game and close down their pass game. The second part will be the Purdue tight end. I don't worry about one guy beating TCU, as in their all star receiver, but when someone like a tight end steps up and we have no answer. (and with TEs we rarely do)
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    The Frog Horn is like the Jedi Saga. The Frog Horn is not a power you have. It's not about lifting rocks. It's the energy between all things, a tension, a balance that binds the universe together. But the problem is that the greatest thread this board has known (the thread that shall not be named), was discovered in June 2018 and was deleted at the request of the OP, who then had to change his profile and go incognito. Now there is no balance.
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    Into the 2nd set trailing... 2-0! The Camster gets the early break yet again! 3-0. 4-1. 5-1! Another break! This set is looking good! 5-2. Cam broken easily. (Ouch). The winner will get #3 seed Sasha Zverev, who has a bye this round. 6-2! Another break and Cam squares the match at 1-all. On to the 3rd! 4-3 in the 3rd. No breaks yet. 5-3!!! Cam gets the key break at a decisive time after falling behind 40-love!! Cam advances to face Zverev 5-7, 6-2, 6-3! An excellent finish after a disappointing 1st set! Zverev is ranked at ATP#7, has been in the Top 10 for several years, he won this tourney the last time it was in Montreal (2017), he's seeded 3rd and he beat Cam the one time they played at Acapulco. Cam was interviewed by the U.K. press and said that because Sasha prevailed last time, the pressure was all on [Zverev.] Yeah, right - I hope Cam makes a good showing but he will not be favored.
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    Getting this thread back on track - from my point of view, the "chip" started in 1998 - total transformation of the program, and we continued to progress. There were phases, but each one got us closer to an elite level. There are too many to name, but my chipness reads as (defined as talented, overlooked, over-performed, or just nasty): Reggie Hunt (would absolutely light people up), Jason Goss, LT, Jason Phillips, Stephen Hodge, Tank, Robert Henson, Daryl Washington, David Hawthorne, George Layne, Batteaux, Doctson, Jeff Ballard, Dalton, Kerley, Jimmy Young, Bart Johnson, etc. I'm clearly leaving out way too many people, particularly OL and DL...but I think the point of it is going back to way beyond the Big 12 years and realizing we had some amazing players that were counted out because we weren't "big time". I love the message...let's get this season started.
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    A few memorable 57s: TCU beat Syracuse, 28-27, in the Cotton Bowl on January 1, 1957. John Ruthstrom Zarnell Fitch in his playing days Cory Grant Davion Pierson I think this photo is from the right game (vs. West Virginia in 2015), but not the exact play - when Jaden Oberkrom kicked a school record 57-yard field goal right before halftime TreVontae Hights scored on a 57-yard TD reception from Michael Collins in last year's season opener against Southern
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    A few memorable 59s: Terrance Maiden Tayo Fabuluje TCU and Air Force played to a 0-0 tie in the Cotton Bowl on New Year's Day, 1959
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    Our current 75: Brannon Brown A few memorable 75s: Blake Schlueter Chase Johnson Don Floyd Casey Pachall celebrating a 75-yard TD pass to Brandon Carter against Boise in 2011. Antoine Hicks, just after scoring on a 75-yard TD reception from Dalton against BYU in 2009. ...and a few bonus 75s: Tony Casillas Dog Day Afternoon hit theaters September 21, 1975
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    I like that they think TFH is TCU's main fan site...we're big time peeps... At least in Arkansas...
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    This is my favorite thread since the one about a lottery winner.
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    If (BIG if) Janczak's tournament performance is sustainable, that gives us a 3-man starting rotation (Lodolo, King, Janczak) you can kinda, sorta hang your hat on. Then we just have to hope they can go deep enough and get enough run support to hold on when the bullpen comes in ...
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    Way to go, NCAA! Now earn it, Frogs. Cut out the errors, make the plays, deliver hits with runners on base, throw strikes. Win the damn thing!
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    At least it wasn't Baylor again.
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    The times for Thursday's matches have been announced - TCU v. The Evil Empire is scheduled to be the 2nd match of the day and is listed to start at 1:00 p.m. (CDT), following the Cavs v. the Deacs in an all-ACC quarter. Some annoying guy by the name of Chris Del Conte is already tweeting about it - man, that guy is really starting to get on my nerves. Who does he think he is??!! The Epitome of Evil is 26-3 on the season; 5-0 in the Big12 (not counting their L to Baylor in the tourney finals), 16-1 at home, 6-0 away (including at Ft. Worth) but only 4-2 on neutral courts. They really haven't ventured away from Austin all that much. They have W's over just about everyone, including Mississippi, SMU, Washington, Miami, UTSA, A&M-CC, North Carolina, Tulsa, Arkansas, Illinois, USC, Incarnate Word, Georgia, N.C. State, Rice, Ohio State, Columbia, Tech, Baylor, TCU, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma (again), Tennessee Tech, USF and Cal. Their only losses were to Ohio State (indoors at Chicago which they avenged in Austin albeit the Buckeyes were Wolf-less), USC (at home but they had beaten the Trojans in Chicago) and Baylor (at Lawrence in the Big 12 tourney but they had beaten the Bears in the regular season). They've only lost 1 point (to USF) in the entire NCAA tourney, cruising through Tennessee Tech like they were tissue paper, USF and Cal. They are extremely good and hot. We know them well - their stars are #7 Christian Sigsgaard (who shared the Big 12 Player of the Year honor with Rybo)(Denmark), #12 Yuya Ito (Japan), #80 Leonardo Telles (Brazil), #55 Harrison Scott (Canada), Colin Markes (Austin) and Rodrigo Banzer (Bolivia). Their doubles line-up is #5 Scott/Sigsgaard, Markes/Telles and Chih Chi Huang (Canada)/Ito. Their interim coach is Bruce Berque - scroll back to read how he got the job. When he was head coach at Michigan, he recruited the Camster but ruthlessly did not inform Cam about how frickin cold Michigan gets in the winter. They are the Big 12 regular season champs and won the Big 12 tourney last year. They're ranked and seeded #2 but have been #1 during the season. To beat them will take a Herculean effort and would be magical and soporific. With this morning's W, Cam Norrie has qualified for the main draw in Roma.
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    Carlos Mendez tweeted this morning that Janczak is expected to start tomorrow night at DBU.
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    He's in 2nd place for most MLB hits for a Frog and is 110 hits behind Jim Busby for most. Carpenter is also 2nd behind Busby for games played (1026 vs. 1352) and is first in 2B (266), HR (134), R (656), RBI (487), BB (581), and Ks (827). He also tops all former Frogs with over 200 plate appearances in BA (.274), OBP (.376), and SLG (.469) Which will tie him for 2nd most MLB wins all-time for a Frog with Tex Carleton. He needs 35 more wins to pass Pete Donohue for 1st. Nine more passes Carleton for 2nd all-time for a Frog. Arrieta's got a lock on 1st place with 1214. https://www.baseball-reference.com/schools/index.cgi?key_school=9bdcf2c4 From a statistical viewpoint, there is no question that Carpenter is the best MLB hitter TCU has ever produced. Probably a tossup between Arrieta and Carleton for the best pitcher TCU's ever produced ...
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    Took my ut friend Friday night. Orange tears flowed. Last night I took my grandson that I thought was a Frog fan, but found out today he wore a Whoren shirt under his regular shirt. Got to meet the dapper Turk and lovely Mrs. Turk. Not a pretty game. Today I took my ut friend again. About drowned in the car on the way home from crocodile orange tears. It was a good weekend.
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    Its early, but the Reds new manager, David Bell, has stated on record that Brandon Finnegan has "a spot on the team". Pretty interesting, could just be positive chatter, but I'm hopeful. Apparently his velocity is back too. Watch for the Reds to battle for the NL Central this year after 4 straight awful years. Lots of new faces and pieces.
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    It looks like Cam will now certainly remain Scotland's top tennis player because Andy Murray gave a tearful press conference today saying that, even after hip surgery, he has way too much pain to continue playing and strongly hinted at retirement. 1-love in the 3rd as Cam doesn't get broken in the first game this time. YES! This time, Cam gets the early break and takes a 2-love lead! 3-love! Cam holds but had to save a break point to do so. 3-1. Struff's not giving up yet. 4-1. Cam holds at love. The women's match is finally over and The Tennis Channel is now switching live to Auckland! 4-2. 5-2! Yet another love hold! 5-3. Struff uncorks some powerful serves and holds easily. But all Norrie needs is to win one more service game. Cam may be choking - 2 straight DF's to go down love-30. He's never made an ATP final... But 4 straight winning points and Cam makes the finals at Auckland (to loud Kiwi cheers)!!!! Tennys Sandgren next. Can Cam do it!!
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    And beat baylor. #$%@ baylor
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    I want the damn t-shirt.
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    I guess he’s a (ha)boob man.
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    It's into the 3rd set between JT and Colin Markes in Waco and it's 3-all. Brooksby lost the 1st set 5-7, but came back and won the 2nd set 6-3. 4-3! JT gets the break! 5-3! 6-3! Brooksby takes the match over the Longhorn 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the 2nd round at the Waco Futures tourney!
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