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DTN Daily Diatribe | Texas Tech News, Notes and Links | 2011-07-18

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There were a lot of football links, so those will be posted at 7:00 a.m.  And yes, I'm up really early this morning as one of my dogs got me up 3 different times last night and then got me up for good at 4:00 a.m.  She was restless for some reason, which meant that I was restless as well.  This will be good practice when Fitsum arrives.

MEN'S BASKETBALL
Summer Basketball Program Founder Dead During Far-Reaching Investigation - SBNation.com | Financial adviser’s scheme could cost coaches more than money - The Dagger - NCAAB Blog - Yahoo! Sports
This sounds like a bad situation in so many ways.  First, a man commits suicide.  Second, that man may have invested money from various coaches, including Billy Gillispie, and lost it as said man is under investigation with the SEC.  Third, the man is also involved in high school summer leagues.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Lady Raider Basketball Volunteers at Fit4Fun Kid's Triathlon - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
So good to see women's basketball team helping out!

TRACK AND FIELD
Kipyego makes worlds roster | The OTC Elite runner finishes second in the 10,000 at Kenyan championships
Woot!  Congrats to Sally for making the Kenyan 10,000m team!

VOLLEYBALL
Tour de Europe: Dowdy Arrives Overseas - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

LEACH STUFF
Leach book about football, life -- and Tech split | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal | Leach says autobiography turned into attempt to set record straight about Tech fight | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal | Sports Radio Interviews " Blog Archive " Mike Leach on Bruce Feldman’s Suspension: "ESPN isn’t going to let little inconvenient details like facts get in way of their agenda."
The LAJ does have some articles from Leach's perspective, which is something we haven't seen in a long time.  Also, the final link was posted in the comments from last week, perhaps on Friday.

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