Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan



Longhorn captains prepare for NFL Draft

Donnavan Smoot April 22, 2020

Even with COVID-19 forcing sports to deviate from regularly scheduled programming, the NFL is still finding a way to hold the annual draft.  Due to the effects of the pandemic, this year’s...

WNBA Draft: 2 Longhorns selected to play professionally

Robert Trevino April 19, 2020

The 2020 WNBA Draft saw two Longhorns join some of the best teams in the professional ranks, as senior forward Joyner Holmes and senior point guard Sug Sutton were taken 19th and 36th overall by the Seattle...


Former Longhorns at MLB Spring Training

Brendan Long February 20, 2020

This spring training for the MLB season has been perhaps one of the most publicized thanks to the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. However, it’s business as usual for most players, including...

Four former Longhorns to play in XFL

Nathan Han January 29, 2020

For some former Longhorns who weren’t able to make it in the NFL, the newly-formed XFL will provide a chance to keep playing professional football. The XFL — which announced its return after...


Friends, former rivals share emotions on Twitter over Kobe Bryant’s death

Stephen Wagner January 27, 2020

Legendary Laker and future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning, TMZ reported.  His 13-year-old daughter,...


Head to Head in Big 12: Kansas

David West Jr. December 5, 2019

The Big 12 conference has produced some of the most dominant talent to ever grace the NBA hardwood. With current big names like Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid to the more household names such as Wilt Chamberlain...


Durant, Hayes key dominoes in NBA offseason

Donnavan Smoot June 18, 2019

Days after the NBA Finals concluded and days leading into the NBA Draft, Longhorns are serving as focal points in the NBA’s landscape for the present and the future. Jaxson Hayes For the second...


Spieth, former Longhorns continue to struggle at U.S. Open

Cameron Parker June 18, 2019

As another major comes and goes, Jordan Spieth’s drought continues. While Gary Woodland and Brooks Koepka dueled alongside the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean at the Pebble Beach Golf Links,...


Omenihu, Boyd drafted, others sign with NFL teams

Keshav Prathivadi April 29, 2019

Most National Football League prospects spend the weekend of the NFL Draft glued to their televisions, anxiously awaiting a phone call from an NFL suitor. Defensive back Kris Boyd found himself throwing...


Longhorns in the NBA: Augustin, Allen headed home

Abhishek Mukund April 25, 2019

The first round of the NBA playoffs are wrapping up this week. Despite early shocks to some of the major contenders, the first round has gone as expected. The Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics completed...


Durant gets ejected, Augustin and Magic pull off upset

Abhishek Mukund April 18, 2019

Kevin Durant For a guy that is surrounded by All-Stars and has a clear path to the NBA Finals, former Texas forward Kevin Durant has been carrying a lot of controversy this season. Durant played...


Longhorns in the NBA: Texas alums prepare for NBA playoffs

Abhishek Mukund April 11, 2019

The 73rd NBA regular season wrapped up Wednesday night. Let’s take a look at the Longhorn alumni whose seasons didn’t come to an end. LaMarcus Aldridge A lot of digital and physical ink...

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