Texas to celebrate its tennis team’s national title with a traditional tower lighting

What’s better than one tower lighting? For the men’s tennis team at Texas, the answer is lighting the tower twice. The UT Tower will be lit on Monday night in celebration of Texas’ NCAA championship. The numeral “1” will appear in burnt orange lighting on all four sides of the … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Kevin Durant’s Golden State legacy is riding on the NBA Finals

Before Kevin Durant limped off the court with a calf injury in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals, the Golden State Warriors were the odds on-favorite to win their fourth title in five seasons. Now with KD still on the shelf as the Dubs await the winner of the … Read More

After their lost season, Texas’ David Hamilton and DJ Petrinsky look ahead to their rehabs, futures

In November 2015, the San Marcos High School football team won a playoff game for the first time in nine seasons. The Rattlers’ quarterback — David Hamilton — missed the school’s historic win over San Antonio Harlandale because of a broken collarbone. “It sucked,” he told the American-Statesman … Read More

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Texas president: Two-year contract extension shows ‘we’re committed to Tom Herman’

Texas President Gregory L. Fenves said coach Tom Herman’s two-year contract extension sends a message that the school is committed to him as the leader of UT football both now and going forward. The UT System Board of Regents approved Herman’s extension Thursday morning as part … Read More

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Following a national championship, Texas removes ‘interim’ from Bruce Berque’s coaching title

After winning a national title in just over two months on the job, Bruce Berque has earned a promotion. Berque will be the next men’s tennis coach at Texas, athletics director Chris Del Conte announced on Thursday. Berque served as the team’s interim leader this spring after longtime coach Michael Center … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Jaden Hullaby provides versatility, toughness

DALLAS — Bishop Dunne running back Jaden Hullaby was a sophomore when Florida became his first FBS offer to play football. It came as a surprise to the 6-2, 205-pound three-star prospect from south Dallas. Baylor, Indiana, and Iowa offers soon followed. It was the … Read More