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NCAA calls off its fall championships, leaving football with the lone postseason still standing

Five months ago, the NCAA responded to the coronavirus pandemic by canceling the postseason competitions for its winter and spring sports. The organization won’t crown any champions this fall, either. On Thursday, the NCAA announced that it was axing championships for most of its Division I fall sports. The decision … Read More

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Texas’ Charli Collier and Andrew Jones up for Big 12’s Sportsperson of the Year awards

Texas basketball players Charli Collier and Andrew Jones have been nominated for the Big 12’s Sportsperson of the Year awards. Collier and Jones were among the 19 nominees revealed by the Big 12 on Tuesday. According to the Big 12, the “Sportsperson of the Year Awards began in 2000-01 to … Read More

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Big 12 Conference announces a timeline for its athletes’ return to campus

The Big 12 Conference’s athletes will be allowed back on their campuses beginning on June 15, conference officials announced on Friday. According to a plan that was published on the Big 12’s website, football players can access their schools’ athletic facilities on June 15. Those athletes … Read More

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WATCH: Longhorn coaches turn to broadcasting during the My Texas Tailgate

On Friday, a bunch of the coaches in Texas’ athletic department got a new day job. As part of the My Texas Tailgate celebration, UT had its coaches broadcast a play from a recent football game. Texas then posted those clips — which ranged from David … Read More

To make up for coronavirus cancellations, NCAA restores eligibility for spring sports athletes

Miranda Elish will get a chance to pitch again for the Texas softball team. An opportunity now exists for Duke Ellis to steal another base while wearing burnt orange. And it turns out that the Turati twins may not have played their last tennis match at … Read More

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Texas coaches break their silence about the end of their seasons

At the end of last week, coronavirus-related concerns led the Big 12 to cancel the remaining athletic competitions on its calendar. That decision ended the seasons for six Texas teams that had already started their spring schedules. UT’s outdoor track and field season was to get … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: How seniors, recruiting and Texas are impacted by coronavirus cancellations

The American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven take a look at the headlines created over the past week as the sporting world reacts to the spread of the coronavirus. Also, what does recruiting look like now that coaches are working from home? … Read More

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‘Hard piece of news to share’: Texas AD Chris Del Conte speaks on coronavirus cancellations

Shortly after the Big 12 responded to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak with the cancellation of its member schools’ athletic competitions for the rest of the school year, Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte released the following statement: We spent today talking to … Read More

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Youuu’re out! Big 12 officially pulls the plug on all remaining spring sports’ seasons

Texas and the rest of the Big 12 won’t compete again in any sports for the remainder of the school year, the conference announced Friday evening. In its most recent response to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, the Big 12 has canceled all remaining conference and non-conference competitions. Team activities, practices … Read More

Game over: Title dreams become a nightmare for Texas as coronavirus concerns lead to cancellations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On paper, Texas’ women’s basketball team had their schedule set for the next few days. The Longhorns were supposed to practice on Thursday afternoon before meeting West Virginia in the Big 12 tournament Friday night at the Municipal Auditorium. If things went well, the Big 12 … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential – The LSU game’s impact on recruiting, Van Fillinger and Presley Echols

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into the recruiting storylines that are tied to this weekend’s showdown between No. 6 LSU and No. 9 Texas. Plus, three-star commit Van Fillinger chats with … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Jumping hurdles again should make Texas’ John Burt a better football player

While I got ya, here are nine things and one crazy prediction: 1. Tom Herman, Edrick Floreal’s got your back. He’s also got your wide receiver. For now. The first-year Texas track coach plans to return hurdler John Burt back to Herman’s football team a better and faster football player. Read More