Mar 29, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban prepares to watch his team take on the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for April 6, 2014

Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Sunday, April 6.

Mark Cuban aids potential HGH study – ESPN

For whatever reason, our culture has deemed substances like HGH as being unfit for athletes. This despite the fact the hormone aids greatly in injury recovery and potentially saves careers. Mark Cuban is funding a study to see what effects HGH has on athletes. If this produces positive results, perhaps we could see some leagues in both pro and college sports allow for players to use HGH.

Texas-Oklahoma series name updated to AT&T Red River Showdown – Texas Sports

Somehow I have the feeling that fans are still going to refer to the game as the Red River Rivalry. But hey, good try AT&T. You’re getting publicity on this and other websites.

Longhorns will pay nearly $13 million for costs associate with Charlie Strong in 2014 – Dallas Morning News

Remember this the next time Mark Emmert or some other NCAA shill tells you there’s no money to pay athletes.

Message to Longhorns, others: Stop throwing money away – CBS Sports

It’s hard to argue with any of the points here. You should all read this article.

Jason Hirschhorn serves as Editor-in-Chief for FanSided’s Texas Longhorns blog, Hook ‘em Headlines. He also covers the Green Bay Packers for SB Nation’s Acme Packing Company. His work has previously appeared on Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.
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