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Coach turns in LSU’s Orgeron to NCAA for canceling summer camp involving Longhorns

New LSU coach Ed Orgeron doesn’t want Texas or any other outsider conducting summer camps, which are used to scout future players, anywhere in his state. So according to Sports Illustrated, he pushed to have many of them blocked. Two of the camps were scheduled to be hosted by … Read More

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Former Longhorn All-American Rod Wright hired as an NFL coach

Rod Wright will be spending the summer with the San Francisco 49ers as part of the team’s coaching staff. Wright, who was a Lombardi finalist and All-American in 2005, was hired by the 49ers as part of a diversity fellowship program named for former San Francisco coach Bill Walsh. Seven … Read More

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OU coach claps back at Longhorns after Sooners ply away Texas commitment

There are new football head coaches at Texas and Oklahoma, but the rivalry still is as real as ever. Remember when Texas was celebrating landing the commitment from Ron Tatum, a star defensive end from the state of Oklahoma? Longhorn running backs coach Stan Drayton even … Read More

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Longhorns decommitment: UT loses recruit to the Sooners

Score a recruiting victory for new Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley. He’s convinced Putnam City, Okla. defensive end Ron Tatum to stay in state and play for the Sooners. Tatum posted on social media Monday that he was “coming home.” I'm coming back home……‼️⭕️🙌🏽 … Read More

Our five most entertaining Texas-OU games of the Bob Stoops era

Bob Stoops shocked us all Wednesday when he announced he was stepping down at Oklahoma. The 56-year-old has been a fixture in crimson since 1999, having faced off against Texas 18 times. He won 11 of them. Here are the five most entertaining Texas-Oklahoma games at … Read More

Texas track hopes homefield advantage is enough for NCAA West Prelims meet

Competing at the NCAA track and field championships is a tough task. A single point probably will decide which team wins the title and what school may fall out of the top 10. Qualifying for the biggest collegiate meet of the year also is a huge challenge. It’s no longer … Read More

Texas A&M ousts UT from NCAA softball regional

COLLEGE STATION — Coach Connie Clark was hoping to get a few innings from Texas starter Tiarra Davis on Sunday afternoon as the Longhorns tried to stay in contention for a berth in the NCAA softball superregionals. Davis hadn’t thrown since Friday night, when she tossed 184 pitches, a career … Read More

Longhorn softball beats Texas State to set up NCAA matchup with Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION — Sometimes sports karma is kind to those who screw up, yet keep plugging away. The Texas softball team found itself in an uncomfortable spot Saturday night The Longhorns were hit less at the plate. And for a moment, the defense fell apart as UT floundered to keep … Read More

UT softball team beats Texas Southern to stay alive in NCAA regional

COLLEGE STATION — Offense can solve so many issues and even extend seasons. The Texas softball team, which was on the verge of NCAA Tournament elimination, overwhelmed Texas Southern 8-0 Saturday afternoon at the College Station Regional, setting up a prime-time matchup with Texas State later in the evening. The … Read More

Texas softball is seeking a season reboot in College Station regional

The Texas softball team definitely was nervous as they watched the NCAA unveil its tournament bracket earlier this week. They were no lock to extend their post-season streak to 13 years, what with a 31-24 record — including being 3-15 against ranked opponents — and a weak showing in the … Read More

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Former Longhorn football star comes home to give UT commencement speech

Brian Jones, the charismatic, hard-hitting linebacker who starred for the 1990 Texas team that won the Southwest Conference championship, is coming home in a big way. He’ll give the commencement address Friday for UT’s Moody College of Communications. Jones earned his degree in corporate communications in 1991. Read More

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Adolph Kiefer, Texas’ first Olympic swimming gold medalist, has died

Former Texas Longhorn Adolph Kiefer, who won gold in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and initiated programs that taught thousands how to swim, died Friday at his home in Illinois. He was 98. He had been the oldest living American Olympic champion and he was the first Longhorn swimmer to … Read More

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Former Longhorn receiver headed to Texas high school hall of fame

Johnny Walker, who was a star receiver on the 1990 team that won the Southwest Conference championship, will be inducted Saturday into the Texas High School Hall of Fame this weekend. Walker was the choice of all high school players from the 1980s. Playing for Holmes High School in San … Read More

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Ricky Williams pays tribute to Chad Patmon

Ricky Williams and Chad Patmon, who grew up together in San Diego, seldom were apart when the two played at Texas from 1995-1998. Williams, who broke the NCAA career rushing record and won the 1998 Heisman Trophy, received the significant attention. But roommate and best friend Patmon, a cornerback, always … Read More

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Former Longhorns cornerback Chad Patmon dies

Chad Patmon, who came to Texas from San Diego with his best friend Ricky Williams, has died. The family announced Patmon’s death on his Facebook page Thursday afternoon. Patmon lettered for Texas in 1998. He was a cornerback, but probably was known most for being Williams best friend. The … Read More

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Houston Texans take former Longhorn D’Onta Foreman in NFL draft

Texas All-American D’Onta Foreman will be staying close to home for his pro career. The Houston Texans selected Foreman late in Friday’s third round of the NFL draft. He was the fourth Big 12 player selected and third to go during Friday’s session. TFW … Read More

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Former Longhorn Malcom Brown, other Big 12 stars, skip Super Bowl White House visit

Players from the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots made the traditional visit this week to the White House. But the trip made news mainly because of the many no shows. Among the more than 30 players who didn’t make the trip was former Texas star Malcom Brown. He was … Read More

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Longhorns kick off NCAA swimming title defense with American record

The Texas men, who are vying for their third straight national swimming and diving title, broke an American record Wednesday to kick off the NCAA meet in Indianapolis. The 800-yard freestyle relay team finished second to North Carolina State. Both the Wolfpack and Longhorns were faster than the American record, … Read More

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Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy first big upsets at Dell Match Play

Defending champion Jason Day withdrew from WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Wednesday. He broke down in tears as he announced that his mother had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Day, ranked No. 3 in the world, said his mother is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday. He conceded … Read More

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D’Onta Foreman pulls out of combine drills because of injury

D’Onta Foreman’s NFL combine came to an abrupt end, Friday, when he was forced to pull out of the key speed and agility drills because of an injury. His father posted on Twitter that the injury was to his son’s foot. Let's clear this … Read More