A state House bill that would legalize fantasy sports faces opposition from the Texas attorney general and a Baptist group.
Volunteer “ambassadors” are working to get more people to attend University of Texas women’s basketball games, by deepening the connection of fans to the players and the game itself.
Race courses through the middle of a city try neighbors’ patience, but runners love them.
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.
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.
In the era before halftime entertainment spectacles, college bands were the stars of the show. So when the NFL brought its championship to the Lone Star State for the first time, it was only fitting the Longhorn Band was there.
Singer known for her wild-card public persona talks about her family and longtime love of football.
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 when he retires.
They don’t often get to play. But when the coach puts them in the game, it’s their chance to shine or stumble.
The governing body of high school sports in Texas has set a limit of 110 pitches per game, effective the 2017 season, to protect young arms from damage and reduce long-term injuries. But some baseball coaches wonder if the rule is too restrictive.
Every summer since moving to Texas, Lake Travis football player Santiago Villegas had traveled to Mexico to visit family and friends, returning to the U.S. with no trouble. This past summer, though, was different.
More than 100 players on 10 teams gather every Saturday from August to October.
Patricia Walsh thought Rio would be her last race. But a disappointing finish has fired up her determination to try again — and do better.
Cheers flooded Room 101 of Waggener Hall on a recent Thursday. Dozens of students screamed at the projector screen at the front of the room at the University of Texas at Austin. Armed with a massive golden hammer, a warrior charged at another wielding a futuristic laser gun. She slammed her hammer into the ground, […]
For 13 years, Wempe has been an important part of the Bowie football family. ‘He brings a positive attitude toward everything,’ one player said.
A former Austin high school athlete takes on the challenge of wheelchair athletics.
Roger Hornsby’s grave in eastern Travis County is marked by a plain memorial with no mention of his baseball accomplishments. But fans come regularly to visit the site where a legend is buried.
David Nayer considers himself the Nolan Ryan of juggling. He’s been at it for more than four decades, and practices regularly at the Austin Recreation Center.
For David Galindo, winning wasn’t his main priority this year. The 27-year-old history professor at Northwest Vista College was happy just to see his school put a team on the field.