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This Week in Texas Sports: Football Is Back!

There’s so much Texas sports news happening every day, it’s hard to keep up. That’s why we’re rounding up everything you need to know about...

 
 

What the Original ‘Alcalde’ Taught Me About Texas Football History

Recently a document came across my desk that raised my hackles. Found in a dusty drawer somewhere in our building was a manilla folder labeled “1896.”...

 
 

Here Are All the Changes Coming to Football Gameday

On Thursday, the UT System Board of Regents approved a $175 million proposal for an upgrade to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, $125 million of which will...

 
 

Full Circle: Virginia Cumberbatch On Reshaping the City That Shaped Her

In 2010, Virginia Cumberbatch, MPAff ’16, returned to Austin after graduating from Williams College in Massachusetts. Four years later, she had a tough decision...

 
 

New LBJ Library Exhibit Profiles Athletes Fighting Inequality in America

The LBJ Presidential Library and museum is important insomuch that it exists; only a few college campuses in America can claim that a presidential library rests...

 
 

Mo Bamba Selected Sixth Overall by the NBA’s Magic

Mo Bamba didn’t have to wait long on draft night for his name to be called at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. With the sixth pick in the first round, the...

 
 

Horns Punch a Ticket to Omaha With 5-2 Win Over Tennessee Tech

The heat was on the Horns on Monday afternoon; win the rubber match against Tennessee Tech and head to Omaha for the College Baseball World Series, or lose, ending...

 
 

Pierce, Shugart Try to Re-Gain Identity as NCAA Austin Regional Begins

There’s a popular refrain that echoes throughout the Forty Acres and online when a Longhorn team gains some momentum—when the football team beats Notre...

 
 

Meet the Man Watching Over the Oldest Clocks in Texas

Galbraith is the foremost — and perhaps the only — restorer of tower clocks in Texas, an essential skill that, if it isn’t passed down, could be lost...

 
 

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger Joins Fight Against Batten Disease

Four years ago this week we wrote about how Longhorns were teaming up with a midnight run to raise money for Beyond Batten Foundation. This week, Texas quarterback...

 
 
 
 
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