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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...

 
 

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...

 
 

Inside Texas Quidditch [Slideshow]

It’s rare for a new sport to enter the mainstream—and even rarer for that sport to be drawn from a series of young-adult fantasy novels. But Quidditch has...

 
 

Seven UT Sports Head to National Championships

It’s nothing new for one of the U.S.’s most powerful athletic programs—but we’re still proud. No fewer than seven UT spring sports teams have...

 
 

Second Longhorn Run a Rousing Success

Can’t see the slideshow? Click here. With a boom from Smokey the Cannon and the brassy tones of “Texas Fight” from the Longhorn Band, about 1,700...

 
 

Men’s Swimming and Diving Looks to Extend Conference Streak

It’s not that the Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving team doesn’t want to honor tradition, it’s just that pomp and circumstance is of little interest to the...

 
 

Longhorn High Jumpers Strategize, Then Soar

As a product of both rhythm and power, the high jump is one of the most physically impressive track and field events to observe. But for the jumper, clearing the...

 
 

Darrell K Royal Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Former UT head football coach Darrell K Royal received a Lifetime Achievement Award last Friday from the Rise Across Texas Foundation. The Rise Schools are preschools...

 
 

Kevin Durant Plays Flag Football at OK State [Watch]

Former Longhorn basketball player Kevin Durant, who now plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder, is a social media pro. We last reported on Durant when he tweeted a...

 
 

No. 10 Volleyball rolls past Texas Tech, 3-0

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. The 10th-ranked Texas volleyball team extended its home winning streak to 23 matches on Wednesday night as it swept...

 
 
 
 
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