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Daily Bears Report 7/9/2018 Five Reasons Why Baylor Football Can Get Back on Track in 2018

Ranking the Big XII Quarterbacks. Top 10 Bears Returning in 2018. Orf mania in Milwaukee

NCAA Football: Baylor at Texas Christian
Baylor Quarterback Charlie Brewer
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Football

Who are the Top 10 Bears Returning in 2018 According to Pro Football Focus?, BearsIllustrated
Who are the Top-10 players returning for the Baylor Bears in 2018 according to Pro Football Focus?

Around the Big 12: Ranking the conference’s best quarterbacks - Viva The Matadors, This year’s crop of quarterbacks leaves more questions than answers

Baylor football ready to make a jump forward this coming fall, BearsIllustrated
Five reasons why the Bears can get back on track in 2018.

The Bears' season success will be depicted by their first four games against ACU, UTSA, Duke and Kansas, BearsIllustrated, With just under 2-months to go till Baylor football kicks off against Abilene Christian, why the first four games of the 2018 season are crucial for the Bears.

Baseball

Langeliers Enjoying 'Once In a Lifetime Experience' With Team USA, CenTexProud, The Collegiate National Baseball Team had an off day on Thursday and it allowed us a chance to catch up with the Baylor Catcher who is having a stellar run with Team USA.

Loftin Earns D1 Baseball Freshman All-America Honors, KCEN, Baylor baseball infielder Nick Loftin was named a 2018 D1 Baseball Freshman All-American, the organization announced Thursday.

The honor is the second for the Corpus Christi, Texas, native, as he was named to Collegiate Baseball’s team in June.

For the second-straight season a Baylor freshman was named to the D1 Baseball Freshman All-America team, after Shea Langeliers was named to the team in 2017. Loftin was named to the second team as a short stop, while Langeliers was named to the first team as a catcher.

LEGENDS

Orf mania in Milwaukee, KWTX, At 28 years old, Nate Orf finally made his Major League Baseball debut after patiently waiting in the minors for years.

Motley scores game-high 20 points in Mavs' Summer League win over Bucks, kwtx, Johnathan Motley scored 20 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the Dallas Mavericks' 81-78 Summer League victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Sunday evening.

2017-18 Rewind: Royce O’Neale Seizes the Moment | Salt City Hoops
O’Neale became just another example of Dennis Lindsey’s knack at finding talent and Snyder’s ability to maximize that talent. Instead of just being another guy who can’t get into the league, Lindsey found a gem in his pocket and took a chance on it. Lindsey has done this a lot, helping the Jazz field a team of youth and depth. You combine that with Snyder and his staff being focused on development and making players better, and Utah holds a recipe for the best chocolate chip cookies.

Max Muncy facts and history | MLB.com, The Official Site of Major League Baseball
Eight things you need to know about the newest homer-hitting star, Max Muncy

Former Baylor basketball player Pierre Jackson signs with Beijing, KWTX
Former Baylor point guard Pierre Jackson has signed to play with the Beijing Fly Dragons.

The Scandal

BU response calls McCaw’s “racism” claim unsubstantiated, KWTX, Baylor’s lawyers, in their first response to claims made last week by former Athletic Director Ian McCaw that Baylor University administration and regents “scapegoated” football players to cover up years of sexual assaults on campus, said those claims simply are “baseless and absolutely untrue.”

Baylor: McCaw's claims of racism, cover-up ‘bizarre, blatantly false’, WacoTrib
Responding to recent legal filings, Baylor University said in a statement Thursday that a Title IX lawsuit filed by 10 alleged sexual assault victims “has become a sideshow of baseless