Sports news, Summer 2011

It's hard enough to parent a child through their teen years. But for Baylor softball ace Whitney Canion, those troubles were double, as her father Ron also served as her coach for most of that time.

Rollercoaster year ends with Elite Eight effort.

For the first time in 54 years, Baylor had two players' names called in the first round of the NFL Draft when defensive tackle Phil Taylor was taken 21st overall by the Cleveland Browns and offensive lineman Danny Watkins was selected two picks later by the Philadelphia Eagles as the 2011 NFL Draft unfolded in late April.

Perry Jones III, Big 12 and Fox Sports, Women's Golf coach Retires

Another year, another banner for the Baylor men's and women's tennis programs, as the men reached the Elite Eight for the ninth straight season and the women made the Final Four for the second time in four years.

Logan Verrett's earliest memory is walking through the dark concourses of the Houston Astrodome, then stepping out of the tunnel to see "how big and how perfect the field" seemed to be.