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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Injustice can only happen for so long until action by those being mistreated takes form. The College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) has taken monumental steps in breaking down the barriers presented to college athletes by the NCAA. Founded in early January, CAPA has set an agenda for the possibility for college athletes to collectively bargain […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Johnny Manziel takes an unorthodox approach to presenting his game. Manziel, also known as Johnny Football, seems to have a unique ability in taking the world by storm. He shocked the world, by shredding defenses during his Heisman winning campaign in 2012. Time and time again he left football fans wondering how he continued to […]

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Amarillo Venom rout LEXFA, 109 to 31
[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

Amarillo Venom rout LEXFA, 109 to 31

The Amarillo Venom made their home debut at the Amarillo Civic Center on March 23. The LEXFA All-Stars of Mexico came to town and took part in the inaugural International Arena Championship game that ended in an Amarillo victory with a final score of 109-31. LEXFA made the game competitive in their initial drive by […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

West Texas A&M University may be located in an unknown city to most, but the NFL definitely knows what Canyon, Texas is about. On March 14, 22 NFL scouts gathered to watch 15 senior Buffalo football players (including myself), as we chased our dreams towards a professional career. The teams in attendance included the Denver […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

For what has been called the underwear Olympics, the NFL Combine has grown from year to year. The current top eligible draft prospects participate in an array of drills to gauge their NFL potential. The NFL invites 335 college football players each year. West Texas A&M has two participants, quarterback Dustin Vaughan and defensive end […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

It has been a groundbreaking week in sports. Michael Sam, 2013 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year and 2014 National Football League (NFL) draft prospect, announced he is gay. The announcement took the sports world by storm. This announcement came with immense buzz, due to the fact that Sam broke the status quo and […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Whether you are an avid reader of The Prairie or this is your first time picking up an edition, I would like to introduce myself. As the new kid on the block, I will provide sports commentary that will bring you inside the mind of an athlete. That may or may not be to your […]

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Richard Sherman’s FOX interview sparks debate
[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

Richard Sherman’s FOX interview sparks debate

Everyone has been talking about Richard Sherman as of late. Of course, when I talk about it, it’s more or less a day late and a dollar short. However, there is a reason for sitting on this and looking at it from all perspectives. Simply put, in his interview with Erin Andrews after the conclusion […]

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WT Buffs advance by defeating ODU
[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

WT Buffs advance by defeating ODU

The No. 19 WTAMU Buffalo football team traveled to Columbus, OH on Nov. 30 to take on the No. 7 Ohio Dominican Panthers in the second round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs. The Buffs held on for a 34-27 victory to advance to the quarterfinals for the second straight season. The Panthers struck […]

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Buffs to take on Ohio Dominican
[ 0 ] November 26, 2013 |

Buffs to take on Ohio Dominican

In defeating the Greyhounds of the University of Indianapolis on Nov. 23, the West Texas A&M football team advanced into second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. Waiting for the Buffaloes is the Ohio Dominican University Panthers, located in Columbus, Ohio. The game will start at noon on Nov. 30. It is yet to […]

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