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The NIT offers Texas’ younger players a chance to gain more confidence for next season

To start the day with some optimism, Texas forward Jaxson Hayes saw another specialist on Friday about his left knee injury and it was decided there was no structural damage. Hayes, the Big 12 freshman of the year, does not need surgery. “We are expecting … Read More

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TCU scores three in bottom of the ninth to down Texas baseball

Kamron Fields and the Texas baseball team had a bottom of the ninth to forget as TCU topped the Longhorns 3-2 in Fort Worth on Friday night. Johnny Rizer hit an RBI single to score pinch runner Brad Czerniejewski to end the game. Rizer also had the top play on … Read More

Season ends for up-and-down Texas in NCAA loss to Indiana

EUGENE, Ore. — In the corner of the Texas locker room, Charli Collier reflected on a season that ended way too early and a future that should include a return to glory. There was no joy for a team that most would say underachieved this year. Whether it came … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Johnny “Lam” Jones was much more than just a Texas legend

The legend of Lam Jones will always live forever in the hearts of Texas football fans and Americans who enjoy good old-fashioned speed on a track or football field. But sports were only part of his story. John Wesley Jones II — the man behind the nickname — was laid … Read More

The Dotted Line: Troy Omeire, Xavion Alford remain top targets for Texas in 2020 class

Texas signed arguably the country’s best wide receivers class in the 2019 cycle with prospects like five-star Bru McCoy and Gatorade national player of the year Jake Smith. It was a four-man group — five if Jordan Whittington moves back outside during … Read More

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Elish has big game for Longhorns softball team in run-rule win

Miranda Elish did it all for the Longhorns softball team, pitching a five-inning no-hitter and driving in five runs as Texas defeated Iowa State 11-0 in a run-rule win at McCombs Field on Friday. Elish went 2-for-4 with a grand slam and a run scored in Texas’ Big 12 opener. Read More