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Nick Martinez working to nail down a big league approach

Nick Martinez working to nail down a big league approachTwenty-four-year-old Nick Martinez has allowed 11 home runs and has a 7.08 ERA over his last 11 starts, but feels good about his development at the major league level.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Rangers

The frustrating, misleading 'inflammation' epidemic

The frustrating, misleading 'inflammation' epidemicYu Darvish is the latest to receive the misleading and ambiguous diagnosis of "inflammation," an ailment that has ended five other Rangers' pitchers' seasons.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Sports

Washington: Derek Holland 'not ready' for return to Arlington

Washington: Derek Holland 'not ready' for return to Arlington"That ain't ready," manager Ron Washington said of Derek Holland's 72-pitch performance that covered just 3.2 innings in his last start at Round Rock.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Wakeland Head Coach Marty Secord

Football season preview: Frisco Wakeland Head Coach Marty SecordThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Wakeland's Marty Secord is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Football season preview: Cedar Hill Head Coach Joey McGuire

Football season preview: Cedar Hill Head Coach Joey McGuireThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Cedar Hill's Joey McGuire is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
MLB

Ramifications of the Yu Darvish injury

Ramifications of the Yu Darvish injuryThe Darvish injury increases his odds of being a Ranger through 2017 and helps the Rangers' chances at next year's No. 1 overall draft pick.
  • MLB
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Rangers

Prospect look-in: Twitter-sourced edition

Prospect look-in: Twitter-sourced editionKate Morrison does a prospect write-up based on twitter suggestions, including Jairo Beras, Michael De Leon, and Jake Skole.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Looking back and looking ahead: It's a bittersweet symphony

Looking back and looking ahead: It's a bittersweet symphonyEddie Middlebrook previews the matchups over the weekend, as the Rangers look to salvage a split with Tampa Bay and then welcome the AL West rival Angels to town.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Top tools: Pitching

Top tools: PitchingMinor league writer Kate Morrison ranks the top assets amongst the plethora of pitching talent in the Rangers' system.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Blog

Football Season Preview: McKinney Boyd Head Coach Don Drake

Football Season Preview: McKinney Boyd Head Coach Don DrakeThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. McKinney Boyd's Don Drake is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Blog

Football season preview: Frisco Centennial Head Coach Mark Howard

Football season preview: Frisco Centennial Head Coach Mark HowardThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Centennial's Mark Howard is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Liberty Head Coach Chris Burch.

Football season preview: Frisco Liberty Head Coach Chris Burch.The light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Head Coach Chris Burch talked to our Ted Madden about his Frisco Liberty team.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Heritage Head Coach Che Hendrix

Football season preview: Frisco Heritage Head Coach Che Hendrix The light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Heritage's Che Hendrix is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Rangers recap: The quest for the top pick

Rangers recap: The quest for the top pickJoseph Ursery recaps the weekend in Houston, previews the Tampa Bay series, and explains why Rangers fans are now Rockies fans.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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2014: The year that just won't end

2014: The year that just won't endThe Rangers have encountered nearly every possible issue in 2014, making it seem like the year that just won't end.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Words about Minor League Baseball: Pat Cantwell

Words about Minor League Baseball: Pat CantwellWhile the tools may not be as flashy as some of his Frisco teammates, Pat Cantwell’s definitely worth watching.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Blog

Rangers All-Autocorrect starting lineup

Rangers All-Autocorrect starting lineupThe 2014 Texas Rangers' starting lineup, based on iPhone autocorrect.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Three takeaways from Yu Darvish's last start

Three takeaways from Yu Darvish's last startPeter Ellwood examines Yu Darvish's "average" start against Cleveland, including pitch selection, first-inning dominance, and Nick Swisher's futility against Darvish.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Postgame notes: Tepesch, Andrus, Feliz

Postgame notes: Tepesch, Andrus, FelizNews and notes from the Rangers' 3-1 win that featured an efficient Nick Tepesch and a hard-throwing Neftali Feliz.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Minor League Mailbag: August 6

Minor League Mailbag: August 6Kate Morrison fields twitter questions surrounding the hot topics on the Rangers' farm and answers them in the Minor League Mailbag.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Rangers Recap: Rangers 5, David Murphy 5

Rangers Recap: Rangers 5, David Murphy 5Former Ranger David Murphy matched the Rangers' total run production in the three-game set in Cleveland that featured a blowout, a shutout loss and an extra-innings loss for Texas.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Looking back and looking ahead: Victory is sweet

Looking back and looking ahead: Victory is sweetEddie Middlebrook takes a look back a the Rangers' series win over New York in Arlington, and previews a weekend set in Cleveland.
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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Rangers stay silent at the trade deadline

Rangers stay silent at the trade deadlineThe Rangers did not make any additional trades before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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Top Tools: Speed, arm strength, defense

Top Tools: Speed, arm strength, defenseKate Morrison takes a look at some of the top tools in the Rangers' organization in the second piece of a series.
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
Sports

Colby Lewis turns back the clock in win over Yankees

Colby Lewis turns back the clock in win over YankeesColby Lewis said Wednesday's game was reminiscent of 2010, when he was a huge part of the Rangers' World Series run.
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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Postgame notes: Arencibia's big day, Martinez's sixth, Gardner a Ranger killer

Postgame notes: Arencibia's big day, Martinez's sixth, Gardner a Ranger killerNews and notes from the Rangers' 12-11 loss to the Yankees Tuesday night.
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  • 9 months ago
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Rangers seeing a more confident Arencibia the second time around

Rangers seeing a more confident Arencibia the second time aroundRanger first baseman J.P. Arencibia has more than matched his RBI total from the first 20 games of the year, and says the reason for his improvement is confidence at the plate.
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  • 9 months ago
Sports

Have we seen the real Roman Mendez?

Have we seen the real Roman Mendez?Roman Mendez is off to a hot start for the Rangers, but his advanced stats suggest his dominance won't continue.
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  • 9 months ago
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Rangers Recap: Looking for silver lining

Rangers Recap: Looking for silver liningThe Rangers have a zero percent chance of making the playoffs according to fangraphs, and it's difficult to find silver lining in the clouds for 2014.
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  • 9 months ago
Sports

Prospect look-in: Frisco and Round Rock All-Star review

Prospect look-in: Frisco and Round Rock All-Star reviewKate Morrison reviews the upper minors All-Stars and what they did to deserve a spot in their league's big game.
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  • 9 months ago
Sports

Postgame notes: Efficient Lewis, anemic offense

Postgame notes: Efficient Lewis, anemic offenseNews and notes from the Rangers' 4-2 loss to the Yankees Thursday in New York
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  • 9 months ago
Sports

Rangers look to the future with trade of Soria

Rangers look to the future with trade of SoriaThe Rangers' window for contention clearly isn't in 2014, and may not even be in 2015, but the trade deadline moves have brightened the future.
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  • 9 months ago
Sports

Tracking Darvish: Has Yu been lucky?

Tracking Darvish: Has Yu been lucky?Peter Ellwood takes a look at Yu Darvish's metrics to analyze whether or not the Rangers' ace has been lucky in his success this season.
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Blog

Pete Delkus: A story of perseverance

Pete Delkus: A story of perseverancePatrick Despain dives into the earlier career of WFAA's own Pete Delkus.
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  • 9 months ago
Sports

Rangers recap: Pigeons and bunt hits

Rangers recap: Pigeons and bunt hitsJoe Ursery recaps a series highlighted by a pigeon-induced stoppage of play and Colby Lewis's aversion to the bunt, and previews a four-game set with the no-fun Yankees.
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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Postgame notes: TOR 9, TEX 6

Postgame notes: TOR 9, TEX 6News and notes from the Rangers' 9-6 loss in their series finale against Toronto.
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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Football season preview: Cedar Hill Head Coach Joey McGuire

Football season preview: Cedar Hill Head Coach Joey McGuireThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Cedar Hill's Joey McGuire is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Desoto Head Coach Claude Mathis

Football season preview: Desoto Head Coach Claude MathisThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Desoto's Claude Mathis is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Wakeland Head Coach Marty Secord

Football season preview: Frisco Wakeland Head Coach Marty SecordThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Wakeland's Marty Secord is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Lancaster Head Coach Chris Gilbert

Football season preview: Lancaster Head Coach Chris GilbertThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Lancaster's Chris GIlbert is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Liberty Head Coach Chris Burch.

Football season preview: Frisco Liberty Head Coach Chris Burch.The light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Head Coach Chris Burch talked to our Ted Madden about his Frisco Liberty team.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Independence Head Coach Kyle Story

Football season preview: Frisco Independence Head Coach Kyle StoryThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Independence Head Coach Kyle Story talked to us about his squad.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Centennial Head Coach Mark Howard

Football season preview: Frisco Centennial Head Coach Mark HowardThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Centennial's Mark Howard is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Heritage Head Coach Che Hendrix

Football season preview: Frisco Heritage Head Coach Che Hendrix The light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco Heritage's Che Hendrix is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football Season Preview: McKinney Boyd Head Coach Don Drake

Football Season Preview: McKinney Boyd Head Coach Don DrakeThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. McKinney Boyd's Don Drake is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Frisco Head Coach Vance Gibson

Football season preview: Frisco Head Coach Vance GibsonThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Frisco's Vance Gibson is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Football season preview: Allen Head Coach Tom Westerburg

Football season preview: Allen Head Coach Tom WesterburgThe light at the end of the summer vacation tunnel is well within sight, so we decided to interview local Head Coaches about their football teams. Allen's Tom Westerburg is one of those coaches.
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  • 8 months ago
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Yu's unrivaled dominance

Yu's unrivaled dominanceYu Darvish has grown into that rarest of baseball commodities: a true ace. But how good is he in the course of history, and why haven't most people realized he's an ace yet? Ted Madden has the eye-popping facts and figures.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Martin's Myles Garrett at the top of A&M's class

Martin's Myles Garrett at the top of A&M's classMyles Garrett may be the top recruit in the country - and the Defensive End is headed to College Station. We talked to Myles about his journey and his future.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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National Signing Day blog: Texas A&M Aggies

National Signing Day blog: Texas A&M AggiesAnother year, another top recruiting class. It's good to be an Aggie fan.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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National Signing Day blog: Texas Longhorns

National Signing Day blog: Texas LonghornsIt's not often you can relate Longhorns nation to Bob Dylan, but as the legendary artist famously sang; 'The times, they are a-changin'. We'll have your Longhorns recruiting updates here.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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National Signing Day - local summary

National Signing Day - local summaryToday's the day when kids decide where to spend their collegiate career and schools find out who will anchor their programs for the next half-decade. Check back throughout the day for regular updates on the local kids and local schools.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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'Capocalypse Now': Fixing the Cowboys' salary cap crisis

'Capocalypse Now': Fixing the Cowboys' salary cap crisisHow can the Cowboys get about $10 million under the cap so they have enough money to sign draft picks and other roster fillers?
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Cowboys Web Special: November 4

Cowboys Web Special: November 4Joe Trahan talks to ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon about the Cowboys' ugly 27-23 win over Minnesota, the nonexistent running game and Dez Bryant's grasp of the rulebook. He also previews the upcoming Sunday night game with New Orleans.
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Draft Focus: AJ McCarron

Draft Focus: AJ McCarronNEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 02: AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs with the ball past Geneo Grissom #85 of the Oklahoma Sooners during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C....
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Draft Focus: Ahmad Dixon

Draft Focus: Ahmad DixonGLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Ahmad Dixon #6 of the Baylor Bears gestures to the crowd during their game against the UCF Knights in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty...
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Draft Focus: Will Sutton

Draft Focus: Will SuttonTUCSON, AZ - NOVEMBER 23: Defensive tackle Will Sutton #90 of the Arizona State Sun Devils during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on November 23, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The Sun Devils defeated the Wildcats 41-34. (Photo by...
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Draft Focus: Aaron Donald

Draft Focus: Aaron DonaldPITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 15: Logan Thomas #3 of the Virginia Tech Hokies is sacked by Bryan Murphy #93 and Aaron Donald #97 of the Pittsburgh Panthers during the game on September 15, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty...
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Draft Focus: Calvin Pryor

Draft Focus: Calvin PryorLEXINGTON, KY - SEPTEMBER 14: Calvin Pryor #25 of the Louisville Cardinals celebrates during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on September 14, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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National Signing Day - local summary

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