Matt Rhule, 41, is the permanent successor to former coach Art Briles in Waco. Rhule has led Temple to consecutive 10-win seasons, including an American Athletic Conference title this season, and will be presented Wednesday at a news conference in Waco.
The Horned Frogs have handled a few bouts of adversity in building their 8-0 record under new men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon. But TCU figures to face its toughest road test thus far against the rival SMU Mustangs in Dallas.
More than 100 wounded service members from Booke Army Medical Center in San Antonio will join reserve troops from the Dallas-Fort Worth area for the Dallas Mavericks’ game against Denver on Dec. 12 at the American Airlines Center.
The recent benching of 2015 MVP Cam Newton by the Carolina Panthers for violating the team’s dress code brought back memories of Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett dropping the hammer on his own players for such violations.
Former Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has been chosen to chair the new supervisory board of the Russian anti-doping agency, which is struggling to recover its reputation after repeated doping scandals.