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CarGo finds spark after shedding old habit - 12 Sep 2017
PHOENIX -- Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez has used the words of the late Don Baylor and the help of his friend, Tigers star Miguel Cabrera, to regain his hitting stroke. Since Sept. 1, Gonzalez -- struggling for much of the season -- has hit ...
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Baylor coach Matt Rhule: 'They're growing up and getting better'

Dallas News (blog) - 24 Sep 2017
I don't want it painted one side. All of us are going to go in tomorrow and say, boy, if only. If only this would have happened, if only that would have happened, and that's football. That's why you work so hard so you can hopefully minimize the ...
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SOC Downs Iowa State in Overtime - 24 Sep 2017
WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer (7-2-1, 1-1-0) picked up its first Big 12 victory in 2017, knocking off Iowa State, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field. The Bears kept up its dominant defensive form, outshooting the Cyclones (2-8-1, 0-2 ...
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Inside Baseball NL Notes | Phillies have eyes on Christian Yelich

FanRag Sports (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
The two men to make three straight World Series with three different teams are Cubs coach Eric Hinske (2007-09) and Don Baylor (1986-88). Joe Maddon said he'd be “surprised” if folks in Tampa were still upset by his leaving. He was right. He is still ...
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On and off field, Desmond motivates 'mates - 13 Sep 2017
It is all part of having that inner strength to be a leader, without trying to be a leader, like Hal McRae was with the Royals in that team's heyday, and like the late Don Baylor was through his career. It was no coincidence that in Baylor's last three ...
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Adopt, don't shop for pets

The Baylor Lariat - 21 Sep 2017
I got my first dog at the age of five, when a neighbor dressed head-to-toe as Santa Claus toted in an adorable pure-bred chocolate lab. It didn't take long for me and my three siblings to fall for her big brown puppy dog eyes and become major “dog people.
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Don't Feed the Bears: Baylor's Future & Our CFB Top 6

The Baylor Lariat - 19 Sep 2017
Head Coach Rhule smiles after speaking with his players during the first quarter of Baylor's game against Liberty. Liesje Powers | Multimedia Editor. On tonight's episode, Jakob and Thomas look ahead and see where the Bears might be able to get their ...
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Don Baylor, Baseball Star Turned Manager, Dies At 68

NPR - 08 Aug 2017
DON BAYLOR: When I stood before the press - and someone brought it up and it hit me right between the eyes that wow, you know, it was something that I really never thought about with the coach at all. And it was a pretty bold move on their part to ...
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Don't be afraid to lift weights

The Baylor Lariat - 20 Sep 2017
Walk into the Student Life Center (SLC) gym at any given time and one thing is for sure–– boys dominate the free weights section and girls stick to the cardio machines. While there are a few brave souls who defy these norms, I never used to be one of them.
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Watch: Baylor QB Zach Smith airs it out for 71-yard touchdown

Dallas News (blog) - 24 Sep 2017
DURHAM, NC - SEPTEMBER 16: Zach Smith #11 of the Baylor Bears drops back to pass against the Duke Blue Devils during the game at Wallace Wade Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 34-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty ...
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Baylor inspired many, including ex NFL star - 13 Aug 2017
Not that Don Sr. ever said that. One of the things that made Baylor so special is that for all the challenges he faced in being one of the three African-American kids to integrate O. Henry Middle School in 1962, and later becoming the first black ...
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Don Baylor, one of the best Red Wings ever, dies at 68

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - 07 Aug 2017
Don Baylor remembered playing in his first professional baseball game in 1967, a young man of 17 going on 18, fresh out of Austin, Texas. He was a second-round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles and arrived at rookie-level Bluefield, West Virginia ...
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This Date In Baseball

WTOP - 28 Aug 2017
1985 — Don Baylor of the New York Yankees set an American League record when he was hit by a pitch for the 190th time. Baylor was struck by California Angels pitcher Kirk McCaskill in the first inning, breaking the mark of 189 set by Minnie Minoso.
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Bullet Points | OU vs. Baylor

The Football Brainiacs - 24 Sep 2017
*I don't have a problem with OU employing their bail technique but they cannot give up that much space. You can bail and stay on top of the route and still manage the space better. That was just too easy for Baylor and honestly too difficult for our ...

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