TCU Avoids Embarrassing Texas Tech Loss With Miracle TD Catch

Trevone Boykin found Aaron Green off a ricochet to help the third-ranked TCU Horned Frogs beat Texas Tech 55-52 in the sort of manic game Red Raiders fans have seen in Lubbock for about a decade now. The fourth down play with less than a minute left came and the end of a 53-yard, two-and-a-half minute drive. But Texas… »9/26/15 8:53pm9/26/15 8:53pm

Kliff Kingsbury's Swaggy And Expensive-Looking Watch Is Probably Fake

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury, the man who has gone to great lengths to craft a "James Bond coaches football" image for himself, showed up at Big 12 media days sporting a very expensive-looking watch. People on Twitter were taken aback by the watch, a Breitling Mulliner Tourbillon model that retails for over… »7/21/14 6:50pm7/21/14 6:50pm

Grand Jury Clears Texas Tech Recruit Of Charges For Pick-Up Hoops Punch [Update]

Nigel Bethel II was dismissed from the Texas Tech football team on June 29, a day after a scuffle with women's hoops leading scorer Amber Battle in a rec-center basketball game. Now he's been cleared of charges, and after viewing surveillance video that shows Battle punching Bethel first, the grand jury took the… »7/16/14 3:27pm7/16/14 3:27pm

"Go Back To Africa" Twitter Rumor Becomes Marcus Smart Story Canon

In the overnight hours after Marcus Smart shoved a fan in Lubbock at the end of Saturday's Oklahoma State-Texas Tech game, speculation ran wild about what might have provoked the Cowboys superstar guard to react in such a way. By morning, the narrative had been forged: Red Raiders superfan Jeff Orr told Smart to "go… »2/09/14 12:25pm2/09/14 12:25pm

Video: Texas Tech Coach Kliff Kingsbury's Swag Cannot Be Contained

When we last checked in with the Texas Tech football program, we were giggling like school children at this farcical email, sent from a booster to the school's deputy athletic director. Recall: the email was all about how to craft new head coach Kliff Kingsbury's image into one that would vault him onto the… »3/29/13 10:40am3/29/13 10:40am

Leaked Memo: How Texas Tech Could Craft The Image Of Its New Coach And Become "The Hippest School In The Game"

A tipster sends along the following email, which was originally sent from Stephen Spiegelberg, a Texas Tech alum and proprietor of Lubbock clothing store Chrome, to Joe Parker, the deputy athletics director at Texas Tech. According to the tipster, the message was bcc'd to a few of Texas Tech's regents. The email seems… »3/04/13 1:44pm3/04/13 1:44pm

Tommy Tuberville Is Going To Cincinnati Even Though There Will Hardly Be A Big East To Greet Him When He Gets There

Tommy Tuberville is going to fill Butch Jones's old ass groove at Cincinnati. Three years ago, coming off of a decade of success at SEC-powerhouse Auburn, going to a Big East team, even a strong Big East team, would have seemed crazy. Now, after three middling years at Big 12 Texas Tech, the most recent of which has… »12/08/12 5:55pm12/08/12 5:55pm