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  1. Remarkably, J'Covan Brown ready

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas Longhorns guard J'Covan Brown is "fine" and "ready to go," in tonight's Big Monday matchup at Oklahomaaccording to coach Rick Barnes Monday morning on the Big 12 coaches teleconference. Brown sustained a neck strain late in Saturday's loss a...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  2. A&M wants Big Monday to go down to wire

    Jeff Caplan

    If Mark Turgeon could draw it up, he'd have tonight's ESPN Big Monday home game against No. 1 Kansas come down to a final possession. That's just the way the blue-collar Texas A&M Aggies like it. "I don't know if it will make a difference tonight ...

    Blog | February 15, 2010
  3. Hot A&M can't get caught looking ahead

    Jeff Caplan

    On the verge of moving into both Top 25 polls, Texas A&M goes prime-time with an anticipated ESPN Big Monday matchup against No. 1 Kansas. Reed Arena will be sold out and rocking. But, first the Aggies can't nap on Texas Tech Saturday afternoon at 4 ...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  4. UT's James earns weekly national award

    Jeff Caplan

    Timing can be a real ... tough thing to synchronize. On the heels of his lowest ouput of the season -- a nine-point, seven-rebound effort in No. 1 Texas' first loss of the season, 71-62, at Kansas State Wildcats on Big Monday -- senior forward Da...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  5. No. 1 Texas Longhorns in midst of tough three-game stretch

    Jeff Caplan

    No rest for No. 1 as Longhorns are right back in crosshairs vs. two tough foes.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2010
  6. Defensive rebounding continues as major flaw

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavericks continue to struggle to keep big teams off the offensive backboards and those problems can be directly tied to Sunday's overtime loss to the Lakers and Monday's triple-overtime defeat at Utah. Just look at the numbers. Against the La...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  7. W2W4: Dirk Nowitzki says Mavs need fast start

    Jeff Caplan

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- How big is this final matchup between last season's Western Conference finals participants? "Important game in an important stretch. They're the best team in the West," Nowitzki said after Monday's morning shootaround. "They've go...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  8. Yi Jianlian will join Mavs in Detroit

    Jeff Caplan

    Having dominated the D-League in his two games, Yi Jianlian got the call to join the big club Monday. The newly acquired Dallas Mavericks forward will be in Detroit for Tuesday night's game against the Pistons after two wildly successful games pla...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  9. Mack Brown: Think about the players, parents

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown first tried to give the pat answer regarding the fluid conference realignment subject. "We are 3-0 and excited about playing an undefeated Iowa State team in two weeks," Brown said during Monday morning's Big 12 co...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  10. Garrett Gilbert gets nod to start the opener

    Jeff Caplan

    At 9:50 Monday morning when Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown stepped up to the telephone for the Big 12's first coaches teleconference, he was not ready to put an end to the four-man quarterback race. He was apparently saving the anticipated news ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  11. Gary Pinkel on UT TV: 'Lack of common sense'

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Missouri coach Gary Pinkel started to answer the inevitable question at Monday's Big 12 media days about the Longhorn Network's original plan to air high school football games. Prior to today's meetings, opposing athletic administrations...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  12. Surprise six: Monday camp recap

    Jeff Caplan

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The bats came alive in the Texas Rangers' 12-11 win in the rematch over the Kansas City Royals on Monday. Now Texas hits the road for nearby Peoria and 2:05 p.m. game Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners. Here's the six big stor...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  13. Shawn Marion keeps doing his thing

    Jeff Caplan

    Shawn Marion keeps coming up big whenever the Dallas Mavericks need a lift, and Monday night's third quarter at Oklahoma City tops the list. The Mavs entered the quarter tied at 56-56 and knowing Dirk Nowitzki would not return due to a knee injury...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  14. Caron Butler still iffy for Monday's game

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Caron Butler participated in parts of Sunday's workout at the American Airlines Center and Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he's unsure if the small forward will be back in the lineup for Monday night's big game against the undefea...

    Blog | November 14, 2010
  15. DeShawn Stevenson delivered needed depth

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hasn't been shy about promoting his his team as one of the deepest in the league. At times, it can look like fool's gold, but in Monday's big win over the Boston Celtics, the Mavs got needed contributions all the ...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  16. Big test: Who can contain Rajon Rondo?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks picked a bad time for a two-game home losing streak. Snapping the skid won't be easy Monday night when the Boston Celtics come to town. Since the Big Three -- Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen -- joined forces...

    Blog | November 07, 2010