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Hill Drawing Wide Interest
Inside Texas
Solomon Hill hasn't received the same level of hype as some of his classmates, but he's one of the elite wings in the west for 2009...


Burnt Orange Glasses: The Right to Bear Arms
Inside Texas
In his political and pop-culture infused off-beat commentary, Jeff Conner recounts his trip to Austin this past weekend to watch the Horns take on Baylor and addresses the rumors that have romantically linked him to Roger Clemens.

Kasparek earns Louisville Slugger's National Pitcher of the Week honors
Texas Longhorns' junior pitcher Kenn Kasparek garnered Louisville Slugger's National Pitcher of the Week Award from Collegiate Baseball and Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week award on Monday to cap off his epic week.


Benson to fight charges of intoxication, resisting arrest
Associated Press
Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson believes officers used excessive force against him and plans to fight charges he operated a boat while intoxicated and resisted arrest on a Texas lake over the weekend.

Benson's production sunk long before his boat trip
Austin American-Statesman
Cedric Benson is the most unpopular athlete in Chicago today, and it isn't because his pepper-sprayed mug was plastered across the front page of every major sports section and shown on every highlight show in America during the last two days. It isn't because he's the latest Chicago Bear to run into off-the-field trouble. It isn't because he needed to fill Tank Johnson's slot on the police blotter. And he's not trying to top Oprah in the TV ratings. There's a much simpler explanation, and it doesn't involve an arrest for boating while intoxicated and resisting arrest on a 30-foot party boat, during a routine safety check by a Lower Colorado River Authority officer. It involves football. Benson hasn't delivered.

Roger Clemens apologizes for 'mistakes in personal life'
Associated Press
Roger Clemens apologized Monday for unspecified mistakes in his personal life, a statement Brian McNamee's lawyers intend to use to attack the pitcher's credibility at trial.


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