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  • Cultural Index Thursday – Does Absence Make The Heart Grow Fonder For Lubbock?
  • Diamond Talk – Texas Tech Demolishes UNM 20-9, Jung Hits For Cycle. All The Recap Plus Our Latest Periscope Broadcast On Tech FB & The Real Lesson From The Starbucks Story.

No Winners: The Horrible, Rotten, No-Good-For-Anyone-Case of Texas Tech QB Jett Duffey…

(Originally published April 18, 2017)   No one wins. In the sad saga of Texas Tech quarterback Jett Duffey and his alleged sexual assault case, no one wins. Late last Friday, the news dump came from Texas Tech on the documents surrounding Duffey and his suspension from the school. You can read them HERE. This commentary is about not just the facts of the case but the implications of the…

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Texas Tech Baseball Takes Series At K-St. When You Win & You’re Not At Your Best, You’re Pretty Good -Quick Thoughts Podcast

#6 Texas Tech took the series 2-1 this weekend at Kansas State, winning 12-8 on Sunday. The Red Raiders just cobbled together another Big 12 series win with gutty pitching, timely hitting and an display of depth that most programs don’t have. That’s how you get to be elite. You win, even when you’re not at your best. Texas Tech is doing that right now through some injuries and illness….

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Top 5 Texas Tech Football Players, Spike Dykes’ Era

As we remember Spike Dykes this week, we’ll be taking some time over the next few days looking back on his tenure at Texas Tech, the big games, the top moments and the best players.   Today we’ll start it off with your Top Five Red Raiders during the Spike Era. Of course the challenge of limiting it to five players over a 13-season span means there are gonna be…

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Williams and Hyatt remember Spike Dykes

For the first time since 2012 Don Williams and Ryan Hyatt shared a mic and a media stage, visiting with KAMC 28, Red Raider Nation Sports Director David Collier. They talked about covering Spike Dykes, his passing and what he meant to Texas Tech.  The two talked about his career at Tech, his legacy, what he meant to Tech fans, where he ranks as a Tech coach and maybe a…

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R&D Podcast: Ryan Hyatt & David Collier get into Texas Tech Baseball, Red Raider Football and the College Baseball Hall of Fame Failing In Lubbock

Normally we’d bring you the R&D podcast on Monday night. As you by now know, Texas Tech legend Spike Dykes passed away on that morning. We held off on this podcast in order to cover and bring you more perspective on Coach Dykes’ passing in the past few days. While a little dated, we hope the discussion is worth a listen. Heck. It don’t cost nuthin! R&D Podcast: CLICK HERE. 

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“The hay is in the barn.” – Remembering Spike Dykes, A Texas Tech Icon.

Spike Dykes coached football at Texas Tech.   That’s like saying Jerry Seinfeld is pretty funny, Ronald Reagan was a popular politician and George Strait does some good country music. It’s all true, but it doesn’t begin to capture the depth, meaning and impact of the man and what he meant to so many folks.   Spike Dykes passed away Monday morning, April 10, 2017 from an apparent heart attack….

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5 Things We Know On A Monday – April 10, 2017

5 Things We Know On A Monday – April 10, 2017 Our regular Sunday column is a little delayed, got back from Texas Motor Speedway Sunday and never could get my fingers to type or my brain to work. Had a great time though. If you’ve never attended a NASCAR event in person you need to. It’s a totally difference experience than watching on TV.  I could have stayed two…

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