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Apr
11
2014

FROM HUNTER TO HUNTED: As Big 12 Champions, Bears Have Target on Backs

When Art Briles came to Baylor 6 ½ years ago, he talked about trying to just get his Bears "up to the table" where they could share a meal with the big boys.

Apr
11
2014

SOMETHING TO PLAY FOR: Lady Bears in Position For Another Big 12 Title

Baylor's 17th-ranked women's tennis is back where it belongs.

Apr
9
2014

MASTER-FUL MOMENT: Former Baylor Golfer Walker Playing at Augusta

Jimmy Walker is making history this week. As only the second Baylor golfer to ever play in the prestigious Masters, the former BU All-American is concentrating on keeping the golfing good times going while trying to add some Augusta green to his Baylor green and gold.

Apr
8
2014

SHE'S A (WADE) TROPHY GIRL: Sims Wins Women's Basketball 'Heisman' Award

Joining a list of previous winners that includes Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus and former teammate Brittney Griner, Baylor senior guard Odyssey Sims received the Wade Trophy during Monday's fourth annual WBCA Awards Show.

Apr
7
2014

HIGH SCHOOL REUNION: Thornhill Outduels BU's Newman in 4-0 Shutout

With Nathan Thornhill throwing for the No. 8 Texas Longhorns in Sunday's series finale at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Baylor senior right-hander Dillon Newman knew he had to be on his game.

Apr
5
2014

OK IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH: QB Petty Expects Baylor Offense to be Perfect

When both head coach Art Briles and quarterback Bryce Petty use the word "OK" to describe Saturday's final spring scrimmage, you know they're not satisfied.

Apr
4
2014

NUMBERS CRUNCH: Injuries Leave Bears Shorthanded in Offensive Line

As if losing All-American guard Cyril Richardson and a pair of fifth-year senior starters wasn't enough, Baylor's offensive line has been devastated by injuries during a 15-date spring session that ends with Saturday's scrimmage.

Apr
3
2014

GET THE TRUCK READY: Postseason Haul Just Beginning for Odyssey Sims

Already named to All-America teams by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association of America and Associated Press, Baylor senior guard Odyssey Sims was one of two repeat selections on the Wooden Award All-America team that was released Wednesday.

Apr
2
2014

CHIP ON THEIR SHOULDERS: Linwood, Chafin in Line to Replace Lache, Glasco

Shock Linwood has already heard the whispers. He knows the doubters are out there. With both Lache Seastrunk and Glasco Martin gone, the outside expectations are that Baylor will have a dropoff at the running back position.

Apr
1
2014

HOME-COOKED: Loyd, Free Throws Lift Irish Over Lady Bears, 88-69

It doesn't matter whether it's the men or women, this is not the way the NCAA tournament should ever be.

Mar
31
2014

UN-COMFORT OF HOME: Road to Final 4 Goes Through Fighting Irish's Court

Kim Mulkey can probably think of a few hundred places she would rather be for Monday's region final than Notre Dame's Joyce Center.

Mar
30
2014

THEY'RE ALL GROWN UP: Freshmen Come Up Big in 90-72 Win over Kentucky

Early this season, when one of her freshmen turned it over or made another mistake on the defensive end, Kim Mulkey turned to the other Baylor coaches and said, "They're not ready yet."

Mar
29
2014

TIME FORA DO-OVER: Baylor Hoping to Avenge 4-OT Loss to Kentucky

Other than mulligans in friendly golf games, do-overs in sports are rare. But that's what the second-seeded and fifth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears (31-4) will get when they face third-seeded and 10th-ranked Kentucky (26-8) at 11 a.m. CDT Saturday in a sold-out Sweet 16 rematch at the Joyce Center.

Mar
28
2014

SHOT DOWN IN CALI: #12 Badgers End Bears' Postseason Run, 69-52

Maybe the Baylor Bears should have saved some of those shots they were draining from all over the floor in last week's dismantling of Creighton.

Mar
27
2014

BATTLE OF BALANCE: Baylor, Wisconsin Defenses Will Be Severely Tested

Not that Nebraska and Creighton were completely one-man shows, but it at least made Scott Drew's job a little easier to game-plan for the Cornhuskers' Terran Petteway and the Bluejays' Doug McDermott.

Mar
26
2014

BIG MAN IN THE MIDDLE: Austin Swatting Away Shots For Surging Bears

Imagine driving by Baylor point guard Kenny Chery, backcourt mate Brady Heslip or even Royce O'Neale, and seeing a clear path to an easy layup. Your eyes light up like the brightest stars in the sky.

Mar
25
2014

SOOO SWEEET!: Lady Bears Pull Away Late for 75-56 Win Over Cal

Like schoolgirls on the playground at recess, Baylor seniors Odyssey Sims, Makenzie Robertson and Mariah Chandler held hands and skipped around the Ferrell Center court for the last time. This was the victory lap they had planned to have three weeks ago.

Mar
24
2014

WE'RE GOING TO DISNEY: How Sweet It Is! Bears Rout Creighton, 85-55

Smiling from ear to ear, Baylor coach Scott Drew said his Bears were "pretty good tonight."

Mar
23
2014

TWO MUCH FOR TOPPERS: Davis, Odyssey Combine For 63 Points in 87-74 Win

Western Kentucky coach Michelle Clark-Heard knew all about Baylor All-American Odyssey Sims, the nation's second-leading scorer and a Naismith Trophy finalist. Who doesn't?

Mar
22
2014

THANKS FOR THE CHARITY: Huskers' Fouls Help Bears Pull Away for 74-60 Win

Tennis player Andre Agassi once stated that "style is everything." Thankfully, it's not.