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Texas softball team takes another win at Mary Nutter Classic

A six-run sixth inning helped the Texas Longhorns take a 10-3 win over the Missouri Tigers at the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City, Calif. late Thursday. It was their second win after defeating Notre Dame 4-3 earlier in the day. Tiarra Davis drove home Kelli Hanzel in the top … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Feb. 24-Mar. 2

Here’s the Longhorns TV and radio schedule heading into the weekend. It’s a look at current and former Longhorns in action on TV and radio this weekend and beyond. The Longhorns women’s basketball team will try to get back on track after losing two in a row as they … Read More


Longhorns get walk-off win in Mary Nutter Classic opener

The Texas Longhorns softball team scored a run in each of the final two innings to secure a 4-3 win over Notre Dame in their opening game at the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City, Calif. on Thursday. Mickenzi Krpec hit a single with the bases loaded in the bottom … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Longhorns set more records at Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship

Joanna Evans, Madisyn Cox and Joseph Schooling each set Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship records to highlight a big day for the Longhorns at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday. Evans finished the 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 36.97 seconds, breaking a 25-year-old school record held by Erika … Read More


Throwback Thursday: Remember that time Kirk Bohls helped bring Eric Metcalf to Austin?

Once upon a time, our very own Kirk Bohls had a hand in the recruitment of Texas legend Eric Metcalf. Metcalf, who on Tuesday was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, caught up with Austin American-Statesman columnists Bohls and Cedric Golden for an episode of their podcast, … Read More


Vince Young trying to trademark ‘Make Vince Great Again’

Texas fans have spent the better part of the last decade longing for better days, when Vince Young was at the top of his game and the Longhorns were on top of the college football mountain. Young appears determined to capture that spirit in his latest comeback attempt, which now has … Read More

Men's Basketball

Reports: Texas-ex P.J. Tucker dealt to Raptors at NBA trade deadline

Former Texas star P.J. Tucker is heading from the Western Conference cellar to an Eastern Conference title contender. In a last-minute move before the NBA trade deadline, the Phoenix Suns reportedly traded Tucker to the Toronto Raptors for Jared Sullinger and 2017 and 2018 second-round draft picks. Adrian Wajnarowski … Read More


Diamond Dust: Texas faces series of tests this weekend at Mary Nutter Classic

Texas’ softball team boasts a 7-3 record early in the 2017 season.  If you look closely, however, that mark’s a bit misleading. The Longhorns have played only one ranked team − No. 12 Minnesota (9-0) − and was 0-2 against the Golden Gophers. Their other loss, a 9-4 setback against … Read More


Episode 45 of On Second Thought: UT legend Eric Metcalf at the Texas Sports HOF and thoughts Tom Herman’s staff

In Episode 45 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas Longhorn legend Eric Metcalf joins the guys in Waco and discusses his induction to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. The three-time NFL All-Pro also talks about his years playing for Bill Belichick in Cleveland, why it went south for … Read More


Longhorns win in their first visit to Sam Houston St.

Michael Cantu and Travis Jones each homered to help lift the Texas Longhorns to a 7-2 win over the Sam Houston State Bearkats in Huntsville on Wednesday night. It was the Longhorns’ first win on the road this season and their first trip to Huntsville in team history. Cantu’s homer … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Longhorns set records at Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship

The Texas women’s swimming team started the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship with a record-setting 200-yard medley relay performance at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Wednesday afternoon. The Texas men also tied a Big 12 Championship meet record in the same event, finishing the race in 1 minute, … Read More


WATCH: Tom Herman shows off watchdog reporter skills

Tom Herman is often described as intense, but he is no Nick Saban when it comes to media interactions. Whether it is speaking about his skateboard skills or how he was once fired for eating pastrami, the new Texas coach isn’t afraid to … Read More


A collection of Texas’ hype videos leading up to kickoff 2017

Need a little extra juice to get through the dog days of the college football offseason? Luckily, Texas has been putting out enough hype videos to power the Erwin Center signboards. Check back here throughout the next few months as we update this post with the latest piece of Twitter … Read More

Men's Basketball

WATCH: Meet Texas’ new defensive coaches

University of Texas’ new defensive coaches answered questions from the local media for the first time on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Read More


Ahead of spring practices, Texas releases injury report

In less than two weeks, Texas will open its spring practices without two key contributors from last season. Texas announced on Wednesday that junior tight end Andrew Beck and sophomore punter Michael Dickson have been sidelined by injuries. Both Beck (broken left foot) and Dickson (right hamstring) are expected to … Read More

Men's Basketball

LOOK: Longhorn basketball teams to wear new Kevin Durant “Texas” shoe

Get your wallets ready, Texas fans. The newest Kevin Durant shoe was specifically made for Longhorns athletes and fans, but not in the garish way that many team-themed kicks end up. The Nike Zoom KD9 “Texas” is classy and understated, with just enough burnt orange to grab the eyes of … Read More

Before Texas, Coach Tom Herman was fired from Subway for eating too much pastrami

Yeah, before Tom Herman was appointed Texas’ new coach he turned around the football program at the University of Houston. But before that? Before that the fearless Longhorn leader was fired from Subway after he was caught eating pastrami in the walk-in freezer with the door shut behind him. Read More


Bohls: What’s this about a water feature in a remodeled Texas football locker room?

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here’s Kirk’s take on those Bevo-related items: Texas AD Mike Perrin on locker room improvements for the football team and the Erwin Center replacement: Texas athletic director Mike Perrin continues to … Read More


Former Texas DE Jackson Jeffcoat signs to play in Canada

Jackson Jeffcoat’s football career is taking a northern detour. The former Longhorns standout and 2013 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year has signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Canadian Football League franchise announced his signing Tuesday. Jeffcoat, who went undrafted after leaving Texas, spent two seasons with the … Read More

Women's Basketball

Kelsey Lang listed as “probable” for upcoming Texas game against Iowa State

Texas post Kelsey Lang, who suffered an injury to her left eye in Monday’s game against Baylor but is listed as “probable” for Friday’s game against Iowa State, UT announced Tuesday. Lang was inadvertently struck in the eye in the second quarter of Baylor’s 70-67 victory at the Erwin Center. Read More