Herman defends hiring Beck as Texas OC

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New Texas coach Tom Herman vigorously defended hiring former Ohio State assistant Tim Beck to be his offensive coordinator on Thursday, saying he was "surprised" by some of the social media criticism from Longhorns and Ohio State fans.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer

Snowboarding, puppy, family on list for Eatons in retirement

Now retired, the Eatons are taking up snowboarding — even buying their own boards and planning a trip to Canada. The first couple of the multi-events also are welcoming a puppy to their home.

  • Written by PAT GRAHAM , AP Sports Writer