Baylor's Sept. 21st game against ULM will be televised nationally on FOX Sports 1 at 3 p.m. and there will hopefully be a good crowd, due to this being Parents' Weekend. And The Valley Shook has Baylor at 14 in their power rankings, and the numbers name Bryce Petty the best quarterback of last week, according to ESPN Stats and Info. Lache Seastrunk is the real deal, according to NFL.com's Charles Davis, and if the spread offense takes off in the NFL, the questions about his size at the pro level could disappear.
Josh Friemel over at the DMN rounds up a few weeks of Baylor Men's Basketball news, including the commitment by 2016 small forward Mark Vital and Baylor's questions at the point guard position.
Baylor Volleyball fell to 2-6 on the season, losing to Texas State in four sets despite a late rally. Zoe Adom matched a career high 20 kills in the match.
Baylor yesterday announced the members of the 2013 Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame class, including David Murphy, current Texas Rangers outfielder, and Sheila Lambert, the first Bear drafted by the WNBA.
Sports Illustrated released the second part of their findings from their investigation of Oklahoma State this morning.
Matt Hayes is making a strong run at Dennis Dodds and the CBS crew for "Biggest Baylor Fan in the traditional media" with his latest piece, talking about how unstoppable the Bears have looked so far. Then, when asked about it on twitter...
Against Ohio State? In a heartbeat. RT @GoBucks12: @Matt_HayesSN Would you bet money on Baylor if they played Matt?— Matt Hayes (@Matt_HayesSN) September 11, 2013
A bit of an author's note: I am never quite sure how to approach this day inside the framework of sports I usually work with. Sports are so often the way we choose to pretend normalcy, but is there a line between pretending normalcy and willfully ignoring?