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Baylor mourns passing of Baylor Bear Mascot Judge “Joy” Reynolds
The beloved sister of Judge Sue “Lady” Sloan and a cherished member of the Baylor Family for 21 years, passed away peacefully Monday surrounded by her loving and dedicated caregivers, staff and veterinary team.
Bob Patterson, cherished Religion professor, has died at 90
Patterson was the first Baylor faculty member to receive a 50-year pin. He peacefully left this earth for his heavenly home on the morning of July 17, 2022. A funeral service will be 10 am, Saturday, July 23 at First Baptist Waco,
The Big 12 is not waiting quietly during latest conference shuffle
Mack Rhoades sought rest and relaxation, a well-deserved vacation following a crucially important year for Baylor athletics and college sports. But the more things change, the more they remain the same, leading us to the latest tumultuous chapter in college’s football realignment saga.
Baylor’s Drew recounts journey from basketball scandal to national championship
When Scott Drew became head coach of Baylor University’s men’s basketball team in 2003, he took on arguably the worst job in all of college sports. Almost two decades later, he looks back on the Bears’ road to recovery and sees abundant blessings.
Moscow says US must respect Russian law in Griner case
The spokesperson for Russia’s Foreign Ministry lashed out Thursday at the United States characterizing basketball star Brittney Griner’s jailing on drug charges as “wrongful detention,” saying it shows disrespect for Russian law. Griner has been jailed since she was arrested in mid-February at a Moscow airport after vape canisters containing cannabis oil were found in her luggage.