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

Clemens’ mistrial proves to be common theme in baseball litigation

The Associated Press July 19, 2011

NEW YORK — Seems you can’t put a baseball star on trial without a mistrial. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain perfectly bookended, each with seven major awards, one mistrial and no...

Clarke overcomes weather, wins first British Open

The Associated Press July 18, 2011

SANDWICH, England — Another major goes to Northern Ireland. The surprise was Darren Clarke’s name on the claret jug. Ten years after he last contended in a major, no longer in the top...

Astros continue to disappoint

Nick Cremona July 18, 2011

It was a tough first half of the season for the Houston Astros. With the worst record in baseball at the All-Star break, the Astros couldn’t seem to catch a break. Save for Hunter Pence, who...

Japan ends magical run on high note

Sameer Bhuchar July 18, 2011

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times — sports have this uncanny way of mimicking real life in some form or fashion. When Japan won the 2011 Women’s World...

Red hot Rangers have sights set on postseason

Christian Corona July 18, 2011

In the midst of an 11-game win streak, the Rangers are showing that last year’s AL pennant was no fluke. You could always count on Texas for plenty of runs every night. Before last season,...

Japan pulls out victory in electrifying World Cup finale

The Associated Press July 18, 2011

FRANKFURT, Germany — Japan stunned the Americans in a riveting Women’s World Cup final, beating them 3-1 on penalty kicks Sunday after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie. Goalkeeper Ayumi...

US in first World Cup final since ’99

The Associated Press July 14, 2011

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany — Abby Wambach sure knows how to deliver. A goal, a promise and soon, she hopes, a World Cup title. The U.S. women had fans on edge once again until Wambach broke...

Home Run Derby brings excitement back to All-Star break

Christian Corona July 12, 2011

It's good to be a Yankees middle infielder these days. Two days after shortstop Derek Jeter picked up his 3,000th hit, his teammate Robinson Cano won the Home Run Derby, and he followed Jeter’s...

Abby Wambach’s OT header saves U.S. women

The Associated Press July 11, 2011

DRESDEN, Germany ­— Running low on hope and almost out of time, the Americans were surely beat, about to make their earliest exit from the Women’s World Cup. And then, with one of...

Fond memories rekindled as Yao calls it quits

Sameer Bhuchar July 11, 2011

When the Houston Rockets used the No. 1 pick in the 2002 draft on a tall man from China named Yao Ming, I forced my mom to drive me home in the middle of whatever errands we were running so I wouldn’t...

Bryan brothers inject excitement into Davis Cup

Trey Scott July 11, 2011

American tennis fans walked away Sunday afternoon disappointed that their nation lost the Davis Cup tie to Spain 3-1. But thanks to Mike and Bob Bryan, they at least got their money’s worth. The...

Spain’s Ferrer eliminates United States from Davis Cup

Trey Scott July 11, 2011

David Ferrer lost just one set all weekend. America had no chance. The Spaniard embarrassed Austinite Andy Roddick on Friday in straight sets, then eliminated Mardy Fish and Team USA...