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Texas Ex Sets American Record at Swimming World Championships

When former Texas Longhorn swimmer Michael McBroom, BA ’13, set a new American record and took the silver medal in the 800-meter freestyle in Barcelona last...

 
 

Sanya Richards-Ross to Deliver Commencement Speech

UT’s Class of 2013 will get some gold-medal advice on graduation day: Olympian and Longhorn Sanya-Richards Ross will give this year’s commencement speech. Richards-Ross...

 
 

UT Commemorates 40 Years of Title IX

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under...

 
 

Olympian Ricky Berens Swings By Texas Exes Tailgate

You never know who will show up at a Texas Exes tailgate. Case in point: former Longhorn swimmer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Ricky Berens, BBA ’10,...

 
 

Longhorns in London

Emily McKee, BA ’06, BS ’06, Life Member, and Andrew Garcia, BS ’05, proudly displayed the Longhorn flag on their trip to the London Olympics....

 
 

Final Tally: Longhorn Olympians Bring Home 13 Medals

After a giant fluorescent octopus, the Spice Girls, and the Who passed the Olympic torch from London to Brazil in last night’s closing ceremony, the 2012 London...

 
 

Sanya Richards-Ross Clinches Olympic Gold

It’s been four years in the making, but Sanya Richards-Ross has finally closed the deal. When the starting gun fired yesterday in the Olympic Stadium, memories...

 
 

Olympics Update: Longhorn Athletes Rack Up Medals

As the first week of the 2012 London Olympic Games comes to a close, Longhorn athletes have earned five medals so far—with more sure to come. Here’s an...

 
 

Two Longhorns in London

UT Olympian Ricky Berens, BBA ’10, met up with former UT cheerleader Jennifer McKenzie Welker, ’04, in London. Berens had just won gold in the 4x200m...

 
 

Destinee Hooker Leads Team USA In Win Against Brazil

Four years ago at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, the U.S. women’s volleyball team was devastated by a loss to Brazil in the gold-medal match. On Monday,...

 
 
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