Really, Texas? So now you’re gung-ho for the University of Houston to join your little Big 12 party. Now you’re rolling out the red carpet. Now you’re in favor of ushering the Cougars in, pulling out the chair for them at the table, snapping the napkin on their lap and … Read More
DALLAS — Movie night it wasn’t at the Longhorns’ workout facility these past few months. Something was showing, but it wasn’t an audience-grabber like a “Fast and Furious” flick. Charlie Strong had other ideas. Per his orders, the flat screens at Moncrief-Neuhaus played a continual loop of 2015 Texas football … Read More
DALLAS — Baylor’s football coach has been fired. Its athletic director resigned. The president is gone. But Baylor is not out of the woods. Not by a long shot. While no one officially is predicting the most dire resolution of the school’s tragic sexual assault scandal, there is the slightest of … Read More
Three small words determined Cory Redding’s course of action over the last handful of offseasons: One more year. Without fail, Redding, the former Texas standout who contemplated NFL retirement throughout his 30s, returned to the game he loved. Until last Wednesday. Football has been a constant companion since his childhood … Read More
Ten years ago, there was zero talk of making any coaching changes in the major sports at Texas. You had Mack Brown, fresh off a national championship in football. Then there was Rick Barnes, who was two seasons removed from the Longhorns’ first Final Four appearance in more than half … Read More
There’s a lot to like about David Pierce. And that’s just judging from the book cover. First impressions are critical, and the Longhorns’ new baseball coach made a good one Thursday. When he was introduced, completing an exhaustive, coast-to-coast coaching search, there were many positives to glean. But more than … Read More
For much of next week, Madisyn Cox will be under water at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center, the site of the 2016 Olympic swimming trials. But she’d prefer to be under the radar, too. Way under. It’s not that the Texas junior fears the pressure of the biggest stage this side of … Read More
Charlie Strong gets it. He really does. The sense of urgency. The desperate need for improvement. Fans’ distaste for back-to-back losing seasons. The inevitable outcry for blood if there’s a third. The Texas football coach has a solid grasp on all that and doesn’t dodge the fact that the school’s … Read More
Not long after the gutsy Taylor Funk came up a bit short on the third playoff hole of the NCAA Golf Championships in Eugene, Ore., last week, John Fields sat on the dais for a news conference, flanked by his four totally spent players. To his right sat … Read More
Augie Garrido led Texas baseball to dizzying heights over his 20 years here but a new coach with fewer than 1,975 career wins will run the show in 2017 and beyond. The dugout will be different but the memories Garrido created in that place will remain. His players … Read More
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