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v15_warren_sappFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former NFL star Warren Sapp owes more than $6.7 million to creditors and back child support and alimony, according to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing in South Florida.

Sapp's $6.45 million in assets includes 240 pairs of Jordan athletic shoes worth almost $6,500; a $2,250 watch; and a lion skin rug worth $1,200.

Iv14_1103Grinert’s been a long time coming and for those of us who have waited for this day to come since their AAU days of Houston Summer Leagues will finally get to see who will win the matchup of the No. 1 seeded and No. 1 ranked Baylor Lady Bears and the Stanford Lady Cardinals.

It will be the matchup of the century featuring 6-8 Brittney Griner of Baylor against her former rivals at Cy Fair and summer league’s Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike in the first of two games in the Women’s Final Four in Denver, Colorado.

v14_regis trackMartin leaving K-State for South Carolina job

Former Kansas State Wildcats head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin has agreed to become the head men’s basketball coach at the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

Martin will replace Darrin Horn, who was fired two weeks ago after going 60-63 in four seasons. The Gamecocks finished last in the Southeastern Conference last year.

v14_Levine-HC-FootballHouston has announced its 2012 spring football practice schedule, which will culminate with a Friday night Spring Game on April 13th at 7:00 p.m. at Robertson Stadium.

Excitement continues to build around the UH program as Coach Levine looks to build and open his tenure with a 30-14 victory over nationally ranked Penn State in the 2012 TicketCity Bowl in Dallas.

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Houston, TX-Texas Southern represented their university well in the 2012 US Coast Guard 61st Annual TSU Relays presented by State Farm.

The Flying Tigers captured eight first place and seven second place finishes between the men’s and women’s track and field teams during the two days of competition.

Texas Southern Lady Tigers 

The Lady Tigers came out on top in two events at the TSU Relays. Selena Fudge took first place in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:02.57 and Terralyn Johnson was first in the triple jump with a distance of 40-03.50 feet.

Tiffany Heard captured two second place finishes in the 100 meter hurdles (14.59) and the 400 meter hurdles (1:02.90). Danielle Miller finished second in the shot put (44-08.25) and Amanda Anderson placed second in the javelin throw (101-01).

The ladies also placed third in the 4x200 meter relay (1:40.71) and fourth in the 4x400 meter relays (3:52.72) and the 1600 sprint medley (4:14.68).

Texas Southern Tigers 

The Tigers had five first place finishes in the TSU Relays. Justin Anderson was first in the 100 meter dash with a 10.79. Michael Holmes finished first in the 200 meter dash (22.49). Sheldon Wilkerson captured first in the 110 meter hurdles (14.39), Aaron Rogers was first in the high jump (6-08.75) and Brandon Broden was tops in the 5000 meter run (15:49.02).

The men also finished first in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:11.62. They took second in the 4x100 meter relay (1:26.10) and the 4x200 meter relay (1:26.10).

v13_baylor-missouri-baske_jams-ftwBaylor Bears women's head basketball coach Kim Mulkey has been named to the United States Basketball Writers Association watch lists for the National Coach of the Year Award.

Mulkey, who is one of 10 coaches named to the watch list for the National Coach of the Year award, earned the association's Coach of the Year award last season after taking the team to a school 34-3 record.

v12_Mike_JamesThe Lamar Cardinals and the McNeese State Lady Cowgirls captured the Southland Conference Tournament Championships, giving them automatic bids into the NCAA Tournament. 

McNeese State’s Caitlyn Baggett, who scored 21 points, including the winning free throws with 5.6 seconds left, to lead the Lady Cowgirls to a 60-56 victory over Stephen F. Austin in the championship game. 

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