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2009-01-18 19:15:29

University of Texas baseball Coach Augie Garrido has been suspended with pay after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Austin. The 69-year-old all-time victories leader in NCAA Division I baseball was arrested Saturday. He was arrested after an Austin police officer noticed the Porsche Cayenne Garrido was driving did not have its headlights on, the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman reported Sunday. The police affidavit says Garrido told the officer he had consumed five...

2008-11-18 18:18:52

The University of Texas has given a contract extension to defensive coordinator Will Muschamp that will lead to his eventually being head football coach. Texas Athletics Director DeLoss Dodds announced the extension Tuesday and indicated the 37-year-old Muschamp will some day succeed 57-year-old Longhorns Coach Mack Brown. This is a plan that has been enthusiastically agreed to by Mack Brown, President (William) Powers and the Board of Regents, Dodds said. Things are going well here, it's...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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