Volunteer “ambassadors” are working to get more fans to women’s team games.
Austin’s Longhorn Speedway, though defunct and wilting, remains alive as a “ghost track” — remembered alongside such legendary racing venues as NASCAR’s North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Carolina.
In the era before halftime entertainment spectacles, college bands were the stars of the show.
For more than four decades, Bob Childress has occupied an office in Gregory Gym, with walls covered in snapshots of University of Texas at Austin history and his two diplomas, from 1973 and 1976. Soon, he will take it all down. Childress plans to retire next spring, on the back end of the year-long celebration […]
Texas football head coach Tom Herman uses social media sites such as Twitter to connect with fans, players and recruits. “It’s become a giant marketing tool,” he said.
Micaela Ross felt no shame if others thought she skated like a girl. She started playing hockey as a 6-year-old in McKinney, a Dallas suburb, where the sport was uncommon for boys and unheard of for girls. But Ross grew up watching her two older brothers play, so following their path seemed natural. Other people didn’t always feel the […]
The champion Lake Travis football team starts developing future players when they’re still in elementary school.
A state House bill that would legalize fantasy sports faces opposition from the Texas attorney general and a Baptist group.
Race courses through the middle of a city try neighbors’ patience, but runners love them.
The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons combined to break or match 30 NFL records in a classic Super Bowl contest.
The post-game press conferences were a study in contrast when the defeated Falcons and champion Patriots faced the media.
Singer known for her wild-card public persona talks about her family and longtime love of football.
They don’t often get to play. But when the coach puts them in the game, it’s their chance to shine or stumble.
There is no rest for the high school baseball pitcher. But the University Interscholastic League is trying to correct that. On Oct.1 7, the governing body of high school sports in Texas set a limit of 110 pitches per game, effective the 2017 season. The UIL enacted the policy to protect young arms from damage and reduce […]
Lake Travis senior defensive tackle Cesar Guzman last saw Santiago Villegas in July. “I asked him when he was coming back,” Guzman said. “He said that he wasn’t sure, so I was like, ‘Well, you gotta come back, we start football in two weeks.’” Two weeks later, Guzman stood next to an empty locker. Villegas […]