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Bengals Draft Hunt; Five Sign Free Agent Deals With NFL Teams

Margus Hunt was picked up by the Cincinnati Bengals while five Mustang signed free agent deals with NFL teams and three others will head to rookie mini-camps.

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Mustang Sports Shorts

Read some of the latest news about men’s and women’s swimming, equestrian, football and more from Mustang Athletics.

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New Director Seeks Many Perspectives On SMU Athletics

Read a Q-and-A with Rick Hart, who joined SMU in July as its 13th director of athletics. Before coming to SMU, Hart served for six years as athletics director at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Petrucelli Helms Women’s Soccer

Two-time National Coach of the Year and 1995 NCAA Championship coach Chris Petrucelli has been named SMU’s head women’s soccer coach. In 22 years as a head coach, Petrucelli has compiled a 340-110-36 record. His career win total and winning percentage (.737) rank eighth among active Division I coaches. The

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Sports Shorts: Tennis, Olympics And Grid Iron News

A round up of some of the top news in Mustang sports this fall.

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Hall Of Fame Coach Larry Brown To Head Men’s Basketball

Larry Brown has been named the head men’s basketball coach at SMU. He arrives on the Hilltop as the only head coach to win both an NCAA title and an NBA Championship. Brown was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach in 2002. “I always wanted to

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Moody Coliseum Prepares To Enter New Era For SMU Athletics

By Chris Dell ’11 When it was built 56 years ago, SMU Coliseum, renamed Moody Coliseum in 1965, may have been the brightest gem on the Dallas sports landscape. In the past half-century, the historic arena, home to the men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams at SMU, has hosted

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Sports Shorts: Golf, Tennis, Mustangs Mobile App And More

Kraft Wins U.S. Amateur SMU golfer Kelly Kraft ’11 concluded a scorching summer on the links by taking the 111th U.S. Men’s Amateur Championship in August, becoming the third SMU golfer since 1998 to accomplish the feat. Kraft defeated UCLA’s Patrick Cantlay – the nation’s No. 1-ranked amateur player –

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Parents Make Mustang Sports A Family Affair

The SMU football team’s buses and airplanes aren’t the only vehicles racking up travel miles on cross-country journeys during the season. Arriving at the game site a couple of days early is a Yukon XL, ferrying some of the Mustangs’ most passionate fans – the Beasley family from Canyon Lake, Texas.

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Athletic Trainers Keep Students On Their Feet And In The Game

Whenever SMU coach Rhonda Rompola ’83 pushes her women’s basketball team to the brink of giving up, she always says the same thing: “Just fight through it!” Just fighting through it, however, becomes an entirely different challenge after an athlete suffers a serious injury. That is why athletic trainer Kelli

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