Nothing signals baseball’s Opening Day quite like hot dogs, a bag of peanuts, and playing hooky from school or work. That’s the case Monday afternoon at Globe Life Park in Arlington, where the Texas Rangers are playing the Seattle Mariners to start the new season.
Jamie Dixon is leaving Pittsburgh to become head coach at TCU, where he played in the 1980s. Scott Barnes, Pittsburgh's athletic director, said Monday that Dixon was taking the job and had already met with Panthers players to tell them.
The nationwide debate over daily fantasy sports has focused on Texas for the last few days. Last Friday, one of the two major fantasy websites FanDuel agreed to pull out of Texas. The other site, DraftKings sued in Dallas County to have fantasy sports betting declared legal.