Archive for: sports

 

DISH Deal Doubles Longhorn Network’s Reach

In the latest victory for sports fans frustrated by the Longhorn Network’s limited coverage, the channel announced this week that it will be picked up by...

 
 

A Matter of Honor: Vince Young on Mack Brown

As told to Gary M. Lavergne When I think about my first meeting with Coach Mack Brown, I remember the great respect he showed my mother, grandmother, and sisters....

 
 

The Bellmont Stakes

New athletics director Steve Patterson talks Charlie Strong, paying athletes, and whether Texas will ever play A&M again. Tim Taliaferro: You were previously...

 
 

Anne “Grandma Luge” Abernathy Aims at Another Olympics

Anne Abernathy, ’75, has already made history as the oldest female athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics. Now she’s hoping to go back for round seven,...

 
 

Eckerman Named Big 12 Player of the Year, Again

As if going 16-0 in conference play and winning the Big 12 title were not enough for Texas Volleyball’s Haley Eckerman, for the second straight year, the...

 
 

UT Athletics Inducts 14 to Hall of Honor

Most students spend their college years juggling classes, jobs, and internships. For some, those commitments also come with representing the University on a court,...

 
 

The Seeker

Post-NFL, Ricky Williams has been everything  from TV host to spiritual healer. Can the record-setting running back ever stand still? John Bianco has a favorite...

 
 

Breaking the Line: Samuel Freedman on Football and Civil Rights

In week one of the 2013 NFL season, there were nine African-American starting quarterbacks—evidence that much has changed since 1967, when there was only the dream...

 
 

Sharing Goodwill: The Tyres Dickson Story

Football was Tyres Dickson’s ticket to success, until a drunk driver changed everything. Now, 15 years later, Dickson has found a new calling—with a little help...

 
 

DeLoss Dodds Responds to Retirement Rumor

After a story on the Longhorn sports website Orangebloods.com reported that two anonymous sources say UT Athletics director DeLoss Dodds will retire by the end...

 
 
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