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Daily Bears Report 5/7/17 - Can New Baylor President Set Accountability Standards?

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Today’s Events

Baseball

Free Mayborn Today

Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, will offer free admission from 1 to 5 p.m. today.

Visitors will have a final opportunity to view the museum’s “The Wizard of Oz” education exhibit.

For more information, call 710-1110 or visit www.baylor.edu/mayborn.

Softball

  • Diamond Dust: Texas vs. Baylor — a brief softball history lesson in heroics | Hookem.com, Texas softball’s regular season comes to an end Sunday when the Longhorns and 17th-ranked Baylor conclude their three-game series at McCombs Field. Texas is 28-16 all-time against the Bears and hasn’t lost to Baylor at McCombs Field since May 15, 2011. As a matter of fact, both teams protect their home turf rather well in this series; The Bears have won four of the last five games at Getteman Stadium in Waco while the Longhorns have won each of the last five at McCombs. The importance of winning this series for Texas (29-20, 6-8 Big 12) aside, there is sure to be plenty of drama in store this weekend.
  • No. 13 Softball Falls to Texas in Austin - Baylor Official Athletic Site, AUSTIN, Texas No. 13/17 Baylor softball (40-11, 12-5 Big 12) dropped the second game of the series with Texas (30-21, 7-9 Big 12), falling 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at McCombs Field.

Lady Bears Basketball

Football

  • Texas recruiting notebook: Storylines, commitments, more / Horns 247, Baylor’s hot streak — Baylor has been one of the hottest teams in the country on the recruiting trail. The Bears reeled in seven commitments in the last week, including four in one day on Sunday. There were plenty of questions surrounding how Baylor would fare on the recruiting trail following a sexual assault scandal that rocked the program. But Matt Rhule and company are picking up the pieces and putting them together in a timely fashion.
Josh Landry leads impressive spring class for Baylor

Man Bears Basketball

New Baylor President

Linda Livingstone dropped no major bombshells during her teleconference interview introducing her as Baylor University’s 15th president in April or her subsequent solo Q&A with the Trib. That’s not so surprising. Livingstone strikes me as smart, articulate and press-savvy — and she’s in no hurry to get crossways with the embattled Baylor University Board of Regents and rankled alumni over a sexual-assault scandal raging on and on partially because of misguided actions by Baylor leadership. Who can blame her? Continue Reading . . .

Interview with #Baylor's Longtime Staff Member Clint Lewis #sicem

Miscellaneous

  • Amazon.com: Buying Choices: Year of the Bear: The Winningest Year in the History of College Sports, There are currently two copies of this Hardcover book available in Good Used Condition for less than $2.00 ea. A Heisman Trophy winner. A national championship. Record winning seasons. The Baylor Bears accomplished a level of excellence few schools have ever reached. Baylor University and the Waco Tribune-Herald have brought all the remarkable highlights of the sports year together in one beautiful, full-color, illustrated coffee table book. Every sport is featured, including the 10-win football season and RGIII's Heisman moments, the undefeated national championship season of the Lady Bears, the deep run of the men's basketball team and the baseball team's record season.