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MEXICO CITY -- Mexican teams will not play in Copa Libertadores, at least in 2017, because the tournament*s new schedule makes it nearly impossible, league President Enrique Bonilla said Friday. Tyler Graovac Jersey .Last month, Conmebol changed its calendar to play the tournament between February and November, instead of the first half of the year like it the past. The Mexican teams, invited to play in the championship since 1998, have several conflicts because the new dates create a conflict with the CONCACAF Champions league among others.Bonilla said that he had several meetings with Conmebol President Alejandro Dominguez and asked for a new schedule but was unsuccessful. After that, both held several meetings trying to make it work, eventually the Mexican side withdrew from the tournament.Bonilla said that Mexico hopes to return to Copa Libertadores in 2018.We want to come back, but playing like this will be to take a step back, it*s too much of a burden for our teams, Bonilla said. If we work together we might get something solid for 2018.Dominguez, through a press release, said that Conmebol respected the decision and said that the doors are open for Mexico.We worked very hard with our Mexican colleagues, and we understand that 2017 will be a transition year. The doors are still open and when Mr. Bonilla gives us a new proposal we will take a look at it, Dominguez said. Lucas Johansen Jersey . -- The Sacramento Kings are set to become the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin virtual currency for ticket and merchandise purchases. Tom Wilson Jersey . 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Its the universitys job to make the conference better, whether its in football, academics or whatever it is.Much like what Patterson feels the Horned Frogs have done, proving themselves a good choice since TCU and West Virginia were brought into the Big 12 four years ago when Missouri and Texas A&M bolted for the SEC.When left out of the original Big 12 lineup in 1996, TCU went on to win championships in the WAC, Conference USA and Mountain West. Now transitioned into the Power Five conference, the Frogs are 23-3 the past two seasons with a share of the 2014 Big 12 title.I thought TCU was a great addition. Because we already had enough vision, Patterson said. We were building a new stadium, we were changing our facilities already, and not when we came into the new conference. We were changing everything we were doing academically.Dual-threat quarterback Trevone Boykin is gone after two record-setting seasons in TCUs potent offense, but the Frogs have 13 returning starters (seven defensive, six offensive) from last years 11-2 team. They also get back six more starters (four defensive, two offensive) who suffered season-ending injuries last year.Some things to watch at TCU in 2016:HILLS HOME: Kenny Hill gets a fresh start near home after being TCUs scout team quarterback last fall. The playmaker started his college career as the successor to Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M, but left after two seasons and spent the 2015 spring semester in junior college before enrolling at TCU. TCU coaches insist Hill is competing with strong-arm sophomore Foster Sawyer to be the starting quarterback. Dale Hunter Jersey. FROM BOTH SIDES: Defensive end Josh Carraway was one of the leagues top pass-rushers with nine sacks last season when right end James McFarland was out because of a broken toe. McFarland, now back at left end, had a team-high seven sacks in 2014.HERE TO STAY: Patterson is signed through the 2021 season after a recent one-year extension. He is the schools winningest head coach with 143 wins going into his 16th season. Patterson has 10 seasons of at least 10 wins -- TCU had only four 10-win seasons before that.KEY GAMES: TCU gets a tough non-conference test at home Sept. 10 against Arkansas, whose coach was at Wisconsin when the Frogs ended their undefeated 2010 season with a Rose Bowl win over the Badgers. Big 12 favorite Oklahoma visits Oct. 1, and Oklahoma State also crosses the Red River to play TCU on Nov. 19. The Frogs go to Baylor on Nov. 5, their first trip there since that epic 61-58 loss in 2014 -- TCU won at home in double overtime over the Bears to end the 2015 regular season.PREDICTION: With all the returning experience, the Frogs should be able to reach at least 10 wins again and be near the top of the Big 12 standings in position for a possible New Years Six spot. Beat Oklahoma to start October, and TCU would have early momentum to make a push for the conference title.SEASON OPENER: Sept. 3 vs. South Dakota State. Pattersons only loss to a lower-division team was in overtime to Northwestern State of Louisiana in his first home game as TCUs coach in 2001. 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