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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. Spieth … 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

Football

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1974 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.  Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer called Earl Campbell the greatest high school football recruit ever, he added that Campbell could have skipped college … Read More

Football

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 42 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 42 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Read more: Marqez Bimage is the latest stop on the Brenham-to-Texas … Read More

Football

Longhorns land Roschon Johnson, top QB priority for 2019 class

Tom Herman is racking up victories before his first game as head coach of the Longhorns. Friday night his 2018 class moved to 13 members when four-star cornerback Jalen Green pledged to the Longhorns, moving the class closer to a top-five ranking. The good news at … Read More

Golf

Spieth leads outright at The Open Championship, Stone makes the cut

Jordan Spieth took a two-shot lead through two rounds of The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England Friday. Another former Longhorn, Brandon Stone, made the cut as well. Spieth leads a quartet of former Longhorns competing at the major championship this weekend. He followed up his … Read More

Football

Four-star cornerback Jalen Green commits to Texas

Houston Heights cornerback Jalen Green became commitment No. 13 for the Longhorns in the 2018 class Friday night. Green, a four-star prospect ranked No. 9 on the Fabulous 55, is the first cornerback to choose Texas in the 2018 cycle. Green was … Read More

Football

Report: D’Onta Foreman voluntarily tested for marijuana, results negative

Houston TV station Fox 26 reported Friday that former Texas running back D’Onta Foreman voluntarily submitted himself to a drug test and the results came back negative, according to Foreman’s Houston-based attorney Chip B. Lewis. Foreman was arrested early Sunday by University of Texas police and … Read More