Jon Capron believes TJ Holmes still has "more tricks up his sleeves" in becoming one of the top 400-meter hurdlers in the world.
With the U.S. flag draped proudly around his shoulders, Baylor freshman Trayvon Bromell waved to a Hayward Field crowd that got to know him pretty well over the last five weeks. He looked like every other gold medalist.
Not even a Big 12 championship and school-record 11-win season could knock that chip off Baylor's shoulder.
We are excited to announce a limited number of single-game tickets for the defending Big 12 champion Baylor Bears inaugural season at McLane Stadium will go on sale next month, based on return of a portion of the visiting team ticket allotment. Baylor Bear Foundation members will be given the opportunity to purchase single-game tickets before the general public.
Going into the spring sports, Baylor was stuck in 51st place in the Learfield Sports Director's Cup Division I standings and lagging behind the likes of Harvard, Providence, Dartmouth and Denver.
Five or 10 years from now, few people will remember that Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embid were taken with the first three picks of the 2014 NBA Draft.
In a year in which there is no Olympics or World Championships, the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships are as good as it gets.
Coming out of Killeen (Texas) High School five years ago as a skinny 6-foot-9, 170-pound forward, Cory Jefferson's odds of ever making it to the NBA were somewhere between slim and none.
Isaiah Austin dreamed of playing in the NBA, even telling ESPN reporter Holly Rowe, "I had a dream that my name was going to be called."
Collectively, they've been a part of 14 intercollegiate national championships, won somewhere around 3,500 contests and captured all but two of Baylor's 57 Big 12 titles.
In moves that will "allow them to focus on their strengths on a daily basis and best serve the needs of Baylor Athletics," Doug Smith has been named Executive Associate Athletic Director for Development-Major Gifts and Doug McNamee has been promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Development-Annual Giving.
Part of three national championships over the last 15 years, Mike McGraw doesn't feel like he's taking over a Baylor men's golf program that's "ailing or on life support." Far from it.
Flipping through results at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Todd Harbour was hit with the sobering realization that Baylor's program has suffered an uncharacteristic dip over the last few years.
Trayvon Bromell heard the whispers and felt the doubts, how a freshman couldn't handle the "big stage." No stage is too big for this guy.
Thanks to Baylor Nation's continued generosity and loyalty, the Baylor Bear Foundation raised more than $12.7 million in scholarship support for the school's 19-sport intercollegiate athletics program. It marked the Foundation's 10th consecutive record-breaking fund-raising year on behalf of Baylor Athletics, as the 2013-14 tally was more than $3.4 million better than the previous record established in 2012-13.
Baylor built its "Quarter-Miler U." tradition by winning 19 indoor or outdoor national championships in the men's 4x400-meter relay and gold medals in the 400 at three straight Olympics.
Like an obsessed eBay shopper, Henry Vildosola kept hitting refresh on his computer all night, praying that his bid was just high enough.
Growing up in tiny Rule, Texas, Art Briles remembers what a thrill it was to flip through the latest copy of Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine and find his name listed among the team's players to watch.
Going into this season, Baylor's top prospects for the Major League Baseball Amateur Player Draft were unquestionably the weekend pitching rotation of Dillon Newman, Brad Kuntz and Austin Stone.
There's another Mulkey in town. After leading the Oregon Ducks to four consecutive NCATA national championships and a five-year record of 43-3, Felecia Mulkey has accepted the head coaching position for Baylor's Acrobatics & Tumbling team.