Bevo Beat

Welcome to Bevo Beat, the American-Statesman’s Longhorn sports news blog. Enjoy free and unlimited access.

Golf

Jordan Spieth’s signature ‘Go get that’ moment immortalized on T-shirt

From the drama at hole No. 13 until his tap-in for the win, Jordan Spieth pieced together one of the most memorable finishes at a major championship in history Sunday at The Open Championship. On the verge of blowing his chances altogether following a horrific drive at 13, Spieth took … Read More

Football

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 41: Kansas State FB Winston Dimel

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

Football

The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 6 Penn State

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 6 … Read More

Golf

WATCH: Jordan Spieth tips back Claret Jug full of victory nectar

To the victor go the spoils. For Jordan Spieth on Sunday, that meant partaking in the age-old tradition of pouring a stiff drink (or several) into the Claret Jug —  his prize for winning The Open Championship. Jordan Spieth enjoying the … Read More

Football

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1976 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Darrell Royal is the greatest head football coach to ever lead the Longhorns, and first-year coach Tom Herman will have to do … Read More

Football

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 40 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 40 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 40? LB Naashon Hughes, who has logged 109 tackles and 26 starts in this career. Read More

Swimmer Haas wins gold; Holmes leads U.S. women’s basketball team

Texas junior swimmer Townley Haas won a major international gold medal for the second straight year as he helped the U.S. men’s team win the 4×100-meter freestyle relay Sunday at the Fina World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Haas, Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni and Nathan Adrian swam the final in 3 … Read More

Baseball

Texas fields two commitments as weekend comes to a close

Two baseball players have decided to make UFCU Disch-Falk Field their future home. On Sunday, Texas added Lance Ford and Chase Roberts to its 2018 recruiting class. Ford hails from Kerrville Tivy High. UT expanded its recruiting radar with Roberts since he is an outfielder and left-handed pitcher from South … Read More

Golf

Texas ex Jordan Spieth conquers The Open

Jordan Spieth’s done it again. He’s hooked another major championship.  The former Longhorn captured the third leg of his personal grand slam by winning The Open Championship on Sunday with stunning back nine that will leave golf fans talking for years to come. PHOTOS: … Read More

Football

The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 7 Oklahoma

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 7 … Read More

Football

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 42: Baylor OT Patrick Lawrence

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

Football

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1975 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 1975 season is the final 10-win season of Darrell Royal’s career. A legend already heading into his 19th season at Texas, … Read More

Football

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 41 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 41 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 41? RB Tristian Houston. The rising sophomore has rushed the football three times in his … Read More

Women's Basketball

Pair of Longhorns lead Team USA at FIBA U19 World Cup

Texas guard Alecia Sutton led Team USA with 19 points in a 95-58 victory over Mali at the FIBA U19 World Cup to open the competition in Udine, Italy, on Saturday. Sutton was 6 of 11 from the field and had four rebounds to go along with three assists. She … Read More

Track & Field

George Patrick wins gold at the Pan American Junior Championships

George Patrick had a dominating performance in the decathlon at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, on Saturday. The Longhorn won six of the 10 events on his way to scoring 7,514 points to pick up the gold medal for Team USA. He won by more than 300 … Read More

Golf

Doug Ghim takes Pacific Coast Amateur Championship

Texas golfer Doug Ghim won the 51st Pacific Coast Amateur Championship after shooting a 69 in the final round for a 275 total at the Chambers Bay golf course in University Place, Wash., on Friday. Ghim was 9 under par for the tournament and bested the defending champion, Will Zalatoris, … Read More

Football

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 43: Oklahoma K/P Austin Seibert

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

Golf

Jordan Spieth takes 3-shot lead into final round at The Open Championship

For the second time in three rounds, Jordan Spieth stayed bogey free on his way to shooting 5-under-par 65 during The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. Heading into the final round Sunday, Spieth (11 under) leads fellow American Matt Kuchar (-8) by three shots. Conditions … Read More

Football

First look: Former Longhorns give a sneak peek of completed locker room

The big reveal hasn’t happened yet, but Texas gave former players and recruits a sneak peek of the much-anticipated new locker rooms Friday during the “Stars at Night” recruiting event at Royal-Memorial Stadium. National champion offensive lineman Kasey Studdard was among the first to get a look, and he posted … Read More

The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 8 Washington

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 8 … Read More