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Kerwin Roach, Dylan Osetkowski both sign with NBA summer league teams

Two Texas seniors who went undrafted will still get their chance to impress NBA general managers. Guard Kerwin Roach II has signed a free-agent deal to join the Charlotte Hornets’ summer league team. Forward Dylan Osetkowski reached a deal to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers this … Read More

Texas’ Jaxson Hayes drafted 8th overall, now headed to New Orleans with Zion Williamson

By now, it’s well established that Texas cultivates talented big men that make NBA scouts drool. How the Longhorns accumulate multiple first-round draft picks and still can’t win big is a matter for another day. Jaxson Hayes, an incredibly talented 6-11 freshman with a sky-high upside, … Read More

The Texas Ten: Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Micaya White thrived as our 2018-19 Longhorns to watch

Last September, Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte knew that starting a pre-game fan festival before home football games might get off to a bumpy start. Alas, Bevo Boulevard was a bona fide success. “The goal is to try something awesome,” Del Conte said at the … Read More

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We meet again?: Longhorns-Aggies to stage men’s basketball game on Dec. 8 in Fort Worth

The Lone Star Showdown is finally starting up again. Well, sort of. Texas and Texas A&M will play a non-conference men’s basketball game on Dec. 8 at the new Dickies Arena in downtown Fort Worth, the facility announced Friday. The facility, the new home to the … Read More

Arkansas women win seesaw battle vs. USC to clinch NCAA outdoor track title

Arkansas and USC athletes knew Saturday would be a long, hot dogfight in the withering Texas heat at the NCAA outdoor championships. The nation’s top two women’s track and field teams were scheduled to meet in six different events. May the fastest women win. Read More

Gun-mettle gold: Texas Tech wins school’s first NCAA outdoor national championship

Texas Tech’s Divine Oduduru doesn’t consider himself an athletic superstar. The Nigerian sprinter is the youngest of 10 children born into poverty but has Texas-sized ambitions. As coach Wes Kittley said, “He’s hungry and he wants to be great.” Oduduru said you can never … Read More

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Texas WR Al’Vonte Woodard suffers broken left foot, will miss some of 2019 season

Texas receiver Al’Vonte Woodard suffered a broken left foot during voluntary workouts and will miss some portion of the 2019 season, the school announced. Woodard, a 6-foot-1 redshirt freshman from Houston Lamar, was expected to contribute this year after making waves this spring. Now, he will … Read More

Arkansas, LSU, USC women all make strong first impressions, setting tone for Day 2 at NCAAs

In football, you always want to score first. Rock ’em, sock ’em, knock ’em back on their heels. In basketball, that first bucket always feels good. Gets the blood flowing and plants seeds of doubt. In track, the 400-meter relay sets the tone. Read More

Barista, husband, father, now South Dakota’s Chris Nilsen is a three-time NCAA vaulting champ

Chris Nilsen makes a mean latte during his day job at Café Brulé, a charming spot in downtown Vermillion, S.D., with staples for breakfast and beef tips and wild salmon for dinner. “I like to think I make some pretty good coffee,” Nilsen said Wednesday. Read More

Texas-based sprinters zoom past the competition Day 1 of NCAA outdoor championships

Texas-based sprinters circled the track Wednesday in such a blur, it was practically impossible to keep up at the NCAA outdoor championships. The humidity and intensity only kept rising at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Fans had their “Guns Up” not long after the gun went off. Read More

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Texas C Sedona Prince, a star at Liberty Hill, enters the NCAA transfer portal

Texas center Sedona Prince, a McDonald’s All-American from Liberty Hill, has added her name to the transfer portal and will explore leaving the Longhorns, a UT spokesman told the American-Statesman. By putting your name into the NCAA database, any athlete can begin talking with other schools … Read More

Multiple teams from Texas gunning for comfort boost with NCAA outdoor championships in Austin

Typically this time of year, the college track world descends on Eugene, Ore., for the NCAA outdoor track and field championships. A scenic backdrop, cool temperatures, a fast surface at the century-old Hayward Field? What’s not to love? But Oregon officials withdrew from … Read More

Hot ticket: Texas is on pace to break its all-time football season ticket record in 2019

Freshman wide receiver Bru McCoy’s sudden transfer caused a sizable disruption in Texas’ offseason. But the Longhorns’ train continues full steam ahead. South end zone renovations to Royal-Memorial Stadium are well underway. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger has landed on the cover … 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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Championship finish: Texas ends dramatic season by winning first NCAA men’s tennis title

The Texas men’s tennis team authored one of the most dramatic stories in college athletics this season. All the Longhorns needed was a spectacular finish. Sunday was a storybook finale, indeed. Texas lost the doubles points to Wake Forest but battled back to win four singles … Read More

Texas coach Tom Herman to receive two-year extension, pushing his deal to 2023

Texas coach Tom Herman is scheduled to receive a two-year contract extension after a successful 10-win season capped by a Sugar Bowl victory. The UT System Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on a new agreement for Herman at next week’s meeting. Herman’s new deal … Read More

Texas coach Shaka Smart interviewing Michigan assistant Luke Yaklich for opening

Texas coach Shaka Smart spent Thursday talking with Michigan assistant Luke Yaklich about filling the Longhorns’ current opening on the men’s basketball staff, two sources familiar with the interview said. Yaklich, known as Michigan’s top defensive assistant on former coach John Beilein’s staff, … Read More

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ABC’s ‘Saturday Night Football’ to showcase LSU-Texas in primetime on Sept. 7

LSU and Texas will both get national primetime TV exposure this fall at Royal-Memorial Stadium. The high-profile, non-conference matchup will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 7, an ESPN spokesman said. The game will air on ABC’s “Saturday Night Football” broadcast. LSU will … Read More

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Dick Tomey, who sparked one transformational year at Texas in 2004, dies of cancer

Dick Tomey, the architect of Arizona’s famed “Desert Swarm” defense and had a major impact on the 2004 season at Texas, passed away Friday after battling cancer, Arizona officials announced. He was 80. Tomey is well known in Arizona after spending 14 seasons with the Wildcats … Read More

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Texas adds Florida, Arizona State as Longhorns map out decade-plus future

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte continues to build out the football schedule for the next generation of Longhorns football. Texas confirmed Friday it has completed a home-and-home contract with Florida for 2030-31, as first reported by the American-Statesman. The Horns would travel to Gainesville, Fla., … Read More