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Jimmy Blacklock, Globetrotter & Longhorn Pioneer

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The Harlem Globetrotters are coming back to Austin, Texas and former Longhorn Jimmy Blacklock will be on the bench as coach. It has been 40 years since Blacklock played at Texas, but his presence...

Erwin Center: Days Are Numbered

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The Frank Erwin Center has been home to UT basketball for 35 years, but now it looks like it is on the downside of its existence.

Jerry Gray, Lynchpin of Turning Texas into DBU

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Jerry Gray helped establish Texas as Defensive Back University back in the 1980's and now the two-time all-american is in the College Football Hall of Fame.

San Antonio Spurs Make A Little Playoff History

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The San Antonio Spurs spotted Golden State a 16-point lead Monday Night, but pulled off an improbable comeback to defend the home court with a dramatic double-overtime win.

SEC: The rich get richer

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The SEC and ESPN formally announced the launching of the SEC Network, and it could once again raise the bar for other conferences in media rights money.

ACC tries to shut door to realignment

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The ACC has decided to follow suit from other power leagues and place a heavy financial burden on any league member that tries to bolt out the door. The ACC has agreed to a Grant of Rights deal...

Pat Summerall, The Consummate Professional

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Pat Summerall turned a stint in the NFL into a Hall-of-Fame broadcasting career and he did it by understanding that less is more in the medium. He also stayed true to his philosophy of teamwork and...

SEC Network to launch in 2014

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The Southeast Conference is officially announcing the creation of the SEC Network, joining the Big 10 and Pac 12 as major conferences with their own channels.

UT Board of Regents blinks, turns over documents

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The UT Board of Regents decided to make nice Thursday and fully comply with a documents request from the Texas Legislature.

Battle lines deepen for Regents and Legislature

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The tension between the legislature and the UT System Board of Regents continues apace, and now there are signs that the battle will become even more public over the last weeks of the legislative...

UT Regents, Powers Struggle Hits Texas Legislature

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The ongoing tensions between the University of Texas Board of Regents and UT-Austin President William Powers has reached all the way to the State Capital and even into the state budget.

Colt McCoy Heads Out West to San Francisco

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Colt McCoy is out of Cleveland and in with the San Francisco 49ers. The 4th year pro trades the bleak winters and bleaker Cleveland offense for a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

Bevo caught a ride over with Christopher Columbus

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According to a new scientific study, the Texas Longhorn is a direct decedent of the first cattle to arrive in the New World, and the qualities they acquired to survive here is making them more...

Ray Harper: The Hilltopper-Longhorn Connection

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Ray Harper has the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers back in the NCAA tournament, but long before he found success in his home state of Kentucky, Harper was part of a unique season in Texas Basketball...

Jordan Spieth Picks Up A Nice Paycheck

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Former Longhorn All-American Jordan Spieth is well on his way to becoming a full time member of the PGA Tour after a spectacular weekend at the Puerto Rico Open.

Horns, Cyclones move to Thursday Night Football

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Texas and Iowa State will move to Thursday Night Oct 3, 2013 in order to get national exposure. The game will be on either ESPN or the new Fox All-Sports Cable Channel

Texas Legislature all-in on regents controversy

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The Texas Legislature has decided to become officially involved in the controversy involving the UT Board of Regents and President Powers, to the point of give a joint committee subpoena powers.

Dewhurst to Powers: We've got your back.

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UT President Bill Powers has been involved in a public spat with some members of the Board of Regents lately, and he got a surprising, and strong endorsement Monday from Republican Lt. Governor...

Texas Vs. Texas A&M: There Oughta Be A Law

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As if there aren't enough ways for politicians to get their name in the media, one state legislator, Rep. Ryan Guillen, believes the legislature should make Texas and Texas A&M play football.

Dallas Cowboys Love or Hate 'em People Still Watch

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The Dallas Cowboys haven't been to the NFL promised land in almost two decades, but that hasn't stopped owner Jerry Jones from keeping the 'Pokes in the forefront of the public mind.

Chip Kelly's mating dance with the NFL has ended

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Chip Kelly has led Oregon to 3 Pac 12 titles and 4 BCS Bowl appearances in his four seasons as head coach of the Ducks -- all the while flirting with the NFL just about every post-season. That...

Lance Armstrong: Whistleblower?

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They say confession is good for the soul, and Lance Armstrong has started his confessional tour with Oprah Winfrey. There are reports that he will take his tour to the courtroom where he could end...

Mike Stoops takes a swipe at Johnny Football

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Mike Stoops was really impressed with Johnny Manziel last week when the A&M frosh toasted his defense for over 500 yards. Of course he expressed his admiration as only a Stoops could.

BCS TV ratings - good but not great

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The speculation that the Alabama-Notre Dame Championship game could draw record ratings didn't pan out. But then, a 28-0 halftime lead isn't the best way to get eyeballs to the tv set.

Mack Brown, Football Coach & President of AFCA

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Mack Brown added another title to his 213 resume -- President of the American Football Coaches Association. Brown was elected President at the AFA annual convention in Nashville.

Texas A&M getting ready for prime time in 2013

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Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M capped off a dream season with a 41-12 thrashing of OU in the Cotton Bowl. Now Manziel and the Aggies hope to take advantage of their success in 2013 as they get more...

Longhorn Network expands coverage

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ESPN continues to work getting the Longhorn Network clearance in Texas and across the nation. Their parent company, Disney has reached an agreement with Charter Communications, the fourth-largest...

Couch potatoes rejoice - it's bowl season!

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The final rush to the BCS championship game is on and for the next two weeks ESPN will feed the frenzy with with bowl after bowl -- some good match ups and some not so good. The Bi12 will have 9...

Myck Kabongo Will Play For Texas - Sort Of

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The NCAA decided to cut Myck Kabongo a break Friday and reduced his season-long suspension for not being truthful to the organization all of 8 regular season games.

Nerds say the Big 12 was 2012's best league

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The SEC once again will be playing for a National Championship, but the computers say that the league was top-heavy in 2012 and that the Big 12 is the best league from top to bottom.

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