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Coach Strong: What Will Be The Measure of Success

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When the Charlie Strong Era begins later this month, history gives us an idea as to what measures it will take to be considered a success among other Texas coaches.

Texas Burnt Orange-Still Coolest Color in College

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Ever since Vince Young took over the Rose Bowl and made it his personal playground, Texas has led the nation in college licensed merchandise sales. The trend continues as the Horns rank #1 for the...

SEC Network Gets Deal With DirecTV-Could Help LHN

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The SEC Network will be available in over 80 million homes when it makes its debut on Aug 14, and it could help lift the Longhorn network as well.

"Da Raiders" to San Antonio?

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Oakland owner Mark Davis is looking to move and San Antonio has caught his eye, at least for the moment.

Admiral McRaven to be New UT Chancellor

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The University of Texas system is set to break away from the usual pattern by hiring UT grad Admiral William McRaven at the new system Chancellor.

SEC Network Adds Comcast to list of Distributors

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The SEC Network is set to debut on Aug 14th, and ESPN is right on schedule to have it available in almost 75 million home from day one.

Legendary Linebacker Jeff Leiding Passes

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Jeff Leiding, the heart of sensational Texas defenses of the early 80's has passed away at the age of 52 of a heart attack.

UT AD Steve Patterson Goes on the Attack

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Steve Patterson has been the Athletics Director for only a few months at his alma mater, but he isn't shy about being a major spokesman for the current collegiate system that is under attack.

UT's Chris Plonsky testifies at O'Bannon trial

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UT's women's athletics director, Chris Ponsky was the first witness called by the plaintiffs' in the O'Bannon anti trust suit, and both sides found parts of her testimony to their liking.

San Antonio Spurs: Sustained Excellence

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The San Antonio Spurs captured their 5th NBA Championship Sunday night by chasing perfection and finding excellence.

Texas-OU to stay at Cotton Bowl through 2025

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Texas and OU have agreed to keep playing in Dallas and in the Cotton Bowl through 2025, which will the 97th straight meeting between the two teams in the venerable stadium.

Longhorn Legend James Saxton Has Passed Away

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James Saxton, one of the first super stars of the Darrell Royal Era at the University of Texas has passed away at the age of 74.

UT Regent Faces Slow Impeachment Process

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The battle between some Texas legislators and UT Regent Wallace Hall is moving towards the impeachment process, but it will be a long, slow journey.

Big 10 Network Finds A Gold Mine in New York City

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The Big 10 Network welcomes Rutgers and Maryland officially into the fold this football season,and with them they welcome in the lucrative east coast TV markets.

Texas House Increases Pressure on UT Regent

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The Texas House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations says it has enough reasons to impeach UT Regent Wallace Hall -- but they would like the UT Board of Regents to address...

NFL Draft: Must See TV

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Thanks to Johnny Manziel and several other compelling story lines,the first round of the NFL draft established new ratings records for the event on Thursday night.

SEC Network, ESPN Drawing Distribution Battle Line

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The SEC Network goes live in August and ESPN is in a bloody battle with distributors over just how much they have to pay to carry the network.

NBA to Donald Sterling: Buh Bye

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Donald Sterling, a stunning blend of incompetence and bigotry, will be forced out of the NBA. He will see a nice return on investment for the $12 million he spent to buy the team in 1981, however.

UT Regent Secretly Taped Chancellor, Other Regents

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The soap opera that has involved the UT System Board of Regents, the State Legislature, and UT-Austin President William Powers now involves a clandestine taping of a closed door meeting.

Texas Basketballplays UConn, Stanford next season

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Texas basketball announced most of their non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 and the defending national champion Connecticut Huskies are on the slate.

UT's Jordan Spieth Continues His Masters Education

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20-year old Jordan Spieth fell short of his quest for a green jacket on Sunday, but his game is well suited to contend for many years to come.

Colt McCoy Signs With Washington

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Colt McCoy will enter training camp with the Washington Redskins - maybe as the 3rd team QB or maybe as the 2nd team QB if the Redskins trade Kirk Cousins.

March Madness: A TV programmer's dream come true

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The NCAA tournament continues to grow in popularity as is shows other sports the future of live TV.

Verne Lundquist Saying More With Less for 50 Years

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Verne Lundquist is a sport broadcasting pioneer who has over a half century of work on his resume. Starting in Austin and reaching all the way to CBS, Lundquist has fashioned his Hall of Fame...

Longhorn Network Adds DISH Customers

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Disney agreed to a long term distribution deal with DISH Network, and the Longhorn Network picks up another 15 million homes as potential customer.

Media Musings: Multi-Billion Dollar Merger

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The two largest cable providers in the US want to join forces, and Nielsen has some interesting numbers on the popularity of football in the U.S.

BCS ERA Best TV Show: Texas vs. USC

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It was a match made in Hollywood Heaven, and it established the benchmark for both on the field excellence and attracting TV viewers. The 2006 BCS championship game - Texas vs. USC - set the bar...

SEC Network: High dollar buy, worth the cost?

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ESPN is putting a high price tag on the new SEC Network, but it is betting that distributors will want to keep its sports fans happy

Jim Mora Jr. uses twitter to deny Texas rumor

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Thanks to social media, people get to turn down the Texas job in just seconds.

Art Briles declares love for Baylor, Furry Fandom

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Social media strikes again as Baylor Coach Art Briles says he is a Baylor Bear through and through

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