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Texas Hires New Athletics Director

Texas hired Arizona State athletics director Steve Patterson to take over its own athletics director job when DeLoss Dodds retires.

Patterson, 55, was the choice of University of Texas president Bill Powers and the eight-man search committee that looked at several candidates before narrowing down to Patterson and West Virginia athletics director Oliver Luck. Luck was presumed by many to be the favorite, but Patterson appeared to make up ground, and potentially even win the job, with a strong interview. Patterson was a graduate...