Monday DBR: 700

Congratulations to Baylor Baseball coach Steve Smith on his 700th career win at Baylor!

Almost every active Baylor team played this weekend. Across eight events, Baylor suffered only one loss (in Acrobatics and Tumbling). Former Bears impressed at the NFL Combine this past weekend as well. It is never a bad time to be a Baylor Bear, but it is an excellent time to be one right now!

The Olympics are officially over. The United States finished second in the medal count behind host country Russia. All in all, it was a slightly disappointing showing for the Americans because of their high hopes coming into the Games. Still, we finished ahead of Canada (suck it, Hat!).

In Season: MBB, WBB, Baseball, and Softball

Baseball Gives Coach Smith 700th Career Win - BaylorBears.com

The major story of Sunday was Coach Steve Smith winning his 700th game as the head coach of the Baylor Bears. Baseball dominated once again, beating Austin Peay 12-1 in a game called in the seventh inning. A seven run fifth inning put the game out of reach once again for the Governors. The game also featured a fifth inning with FIVE batters hit by a pitch, including four in a row. "How do we baseball?" - Austin Peay, probably.

Baylor continues their home stand with a match tomorrow versus Incarnate Word.

Canion Helps No. 15 Baylor Softball Cruise Past Northwestern, 4-0 - BaylorBears.com

I know it is early, but Baylor bat sports have been doing really well thus far in the season. Baylor finished off their Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic experience with yet another shutout win. A three-run second inning gave Baylor the lead that they did not relinquish.

Whitney Canion threw the 32nd shutout of her career (she just pitched Saturday, do softball pitchers not rotate like baseball?) with eight strikeouts in a full game's work. Since the first game of the season, Canion has an ERA of 0.39 through 54 innings.

Men's and Women's Basketball play later in the week.

Off Season: Football

Coach Kazadi and his crew have done some incredible works with their players and it showed at the Combine. #FreakTeam indeed.

Best of the Rest

Men's Tennis Blanks No. 26 Mississippi, 4-0 - BaylorBears.com

Men's Tennis finally got to play in their element, outside, and it showed as Baylor blanked Ole Miss for their seventh home win in as many tries.

Men's Golf Takes Fifth at Bayou City - BaylorBears.com

Following this tournament, Baylor has now finished in the top five of five of the seven tournaments.

A&T Loses Close Meet to Quinnipiac - BaylorBears.com

Acrobatics and Tumbling lost by .56 points to the Quinnipiac Bobcats. Freshman Kiara Nowlin scored a 9.98 in the Six Element, almost reaching a perfect 10.

Extras

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the driving-around-in-circles-at-high-speeds event. MURICA!

Speaking of MURICA, here is your final medal count, as told by puppets.

MLS buys Chivas USA, will operate club until sold.

Chivas USA is a mess of an organization. For the good of MLS, I hope the club can get back on track.

Finally, Bortles.

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