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Smith undoubtedly the right choice for Baylor, but a word of caution | Sports | cleburnetimesreview.com, The hopes of Baylor rest on Grandview’s own Zach Smith to lift the struggling Bears out of a horrifying 0-2 start to the 2017 season and Coach Matt Rhule era.

Duke vs Baylor football: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score, ClickonDetroit.com, Teams heading in opposite directions meet Saturday when Baylor visits Duke. The Blue Devils have put a disappointing 4-8 campaign behind them with two dominant performances to start the season, while...

Duke Looks For 3-0 Start In Visit From Reeling Baylor « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth, Duke knows the danger of looking past an opponent with a poor record and some befuddling losses -- a team like Baylor. Not long ago, the Blue Devils were the ones being looked past. Duke hosts the Bears on Saturday.

Five Keys to #SicDuke - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Zach Smith gets his shot after playing just one snap in each of the first two games.

Bears hoping change of scenery leads to change of outcome | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, After losing its first two games at McLane Stadium, Baylor is hoping a change of scenery will do some good for a football team that badly needs a win before

Pop Quiz: Q&A with Baylor defensive tackle Bravvion Roy | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, Running smack dab into Bravvion Roy would not be advised.

Basketball

17 WBB Games Selected for TV - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Seven-time defending Big 12 regular season champion Baylor women’s basketball will have 17 games broadcast on television networks. FOX Sports networks are set to air 14 Lady Bear games, while ESPN networks will carry three contests.

Volleyball

Volleyball Earns Friday Night Win over Texas State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor volleyball (8-3) continued its winning ways over Texas State (8-4) with a four-set triumph Friday night at the Ferrell Center as part of the Jason's Deli Baylor Classic, 25-27, 25-10, 25-13, 25-21.

"Shelly (Fanning) is awesome -- to be hitting at that .500 mark is awesome. We think she can do even more. I love her clip, love what she is doing, and she is always going to be disruptive. I think again that the passers did a really good job at keeping the ball as a target so she is an option. Really, the defenders do a good job of digging for Shelly to be an offensive threat as well. We want to have some room with our pin hitters this tournament, and we got that with Katie (Steiger). You know, Shelly and Katie, with us playing good defense, really is probably enough, but we can add our other middles and get Yossi dialed in. Once again Shelly and Katie did a great job." -head coach Ryan McGuyre.”

#24 Baylor Rebounds after Dropping 1st Set to Topple Texas State in 4, VolleyMob, Senior outside Katie Staiger's double-double helped the #24 Baylor Bears defeat Texas State in four sets.

Golf

Mens Golf Tied for Lead at Fighting Illini Invite - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men’s golf is in a three-way tie for first place after Friday’s first round at the Fighting Illini Invitational. The Bears carded an even-par 280 at Olympia Fields Country Club, matching Oklahoma State and Alabama atop the 15-team field.

Equestrian

Equestrian Faces SMU in Saturday Exhibition, WACO, Texas – Baylor equestrian will open its 2017-18 season with an exhibition meet against the SMU Mustangs on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Dallas Equestrian Center.

Softball

Softball Announces Fall Schedule, Opens Practices - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor softball unveiled its six-game fall schedule, including five opportunities to catch the Lady Bears at Getterman Stadium, announced Friday by 18th-year head coach Glenn Moore.

Tennis

MT Sees Early Success at Napa Valley Tennis Classic - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men’s tennis players Constantin Frantzen and Roy Smith both picked up singles and a doubles win Friday at the Napa Valley Tennis Classic at the Meadowood Napa Valley Resort.

Cross Country

Cross Country Heads to Denton for Ken Garland Invitational - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor's cross country teams will hit the road to compete in the Ken Garland Invitational, hosted by North Texas, at Discovery Park in Denton Saturday morning.