Daily Round Up: Big 12 Is A Baseball Conference

Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
Disclaimer: Before you proceed, just remember that none of the links are vetted and you may be reading something written by a 13-year-old, a so-called sports journalist or Clay Travis (is there really any difference between those options?). Read at your own peril.

"We just have to play our game [in Omaha]," said senior centerfielder Mark Payton, who was a member of the 2011 team. "The team that relaxes is the team that’s going to win the game. My job is just to keep these guys relaxed and make sure they’re having fun." [Daily Texan]

Not too shabby for a team coached by a 75-year-old. [Tampa Bay Times]

When Texas makes a move, there is huge ripple effect. [ESPN]

The Wickline way. [Barking Carnival]

The UT turtles are going on  vacation. [UT Tumblr]

Big 12

The Toads are headed to Omaha! [Frogs O War]

Bob plans to make use of those NCAA rule changes. [NewsOK]

There will be a lot of green on the cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine. [Our Daily Bears]

A fan was kicked out of a Tech baseball and it wasn't someone from Tech. [Dallas Morning News]

Open Range

Everything you thought you knew about muscle cramps was wrong. [Deadspin]

Pay-for-play is like a rubiks cube. [NBC Sports]

Does the NFL really need anything for free? [Deadspin]

There may be a new definition of NCAA amateurism. [Sports On Earth]

Pete Carroll would have never left USC if he knew sanctions were coming. [Yahoo Sports]

Here's your feel-good story of the day. [ESPN]

The Agricultural and Mechanical Department

ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSITY; AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT. The legislature shall as soon as practicable establish, organize and provide for the maintenance, support and direction of a University of the first class, to be located by a vote of the people of this State, and styled, "The University of Texas," for the promotion of literature, and the arts and sciences, including an Agricultural, and Mechanical department. - Texas Constitution

We told you. Texas wasn't really all that interested in resuming the rivalry. [Dallas Morning News]

Someone writing under an Aggie Sports banner should not say anything nice about the Big 12. [Aggie Sports]

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