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

Longhorns in the MLB — 2011 season progress report

Christian Corona July 11, 2011

As the first half of the 2011 MLB season comes to a close, it’s time to look at how the former Longhorns in the MLB have done. Huston Street, CP, Colorado Rockies — Only Atlanta’s...

Games set as matches are announced for Davis Cup

Trey Scott July 8, 2011

Mardy Fish will be the No. 1 singles player for the U.S. in this weekend’s Davis Cup, team captain Jim Courier announced during Friday’s draw. Fish, the No. 8 player in the world, will...

Austin’s Erwin Center to host Davis Cup

Liz Farmer July 7, 2011

The hum of the air conditioner buzzed over the sound of tennis balls thwacking against the floor of the Frank Erwin Center. Wednesday afternoon, top tennis players from Spain and the U.S. practiced...

A closer look at the ins and outs of the NBA lockout

Sameer Bhuchar July 7, 2011

For a sport that brought in more than $4 billion dollars this season, it is hard to believe that there isn’t enough of it to go around. But it is not how much money there is coming in; it...

Owners should not have to risk operating in the red

Christian Corona July 7, 2011

The NFL isn’t the only one going through a lockout. The NBA lockout is now a week old, making it much younger than its NFL cousin. It’s also much different than the NFL lockout. The...

Crippling “hard” salary cap unfair to NBA players

Nick Cremona July 7, 2011

There are two sides to every story, and sometimes those two sides share a common goal. In the case of the NBA lockout, that goal is more money. The players want more of it, and it turns out the owners...

Roddick showcases his talent at Davis Cup practice

Trey Scott July 7, 2011

Andy Roddick pulled up from a sharp forehand during an open practice Wednesday afternoon, a shot that failed to clear the net, and turned to the group of a hundred-something spectators who had come...

Hamilton tells his side of the story as he prepares for pro basketball

Trey Scott July 7, 2011

Jordan Hamilton wants to tell his side of the story, once and for all. Contrary to public opinion, the former Longhorn swingman does not blame Texas head coach Rick Barnes for him slipping to No....

Grateful Hamilton thanks fans, Barnes in farewell letter

July 7, 2011

Longhorn Nation, I would like to thank you guys for all of your support during my time at the University of Texas. I had the best two years of my life being a Longhorn and will never forget the...

10 worthy players left out of MLB All-Star game

Christian Corona July 6, 2011

Being an All-Star is one of the highest honors a baseball player can receive. It may only account for one’s first-half performance, but at the end of a career, the number of All-Star squads a...

Four Rangers voted onto All-Star team

Christian Corona July 5, 2011

When the Texas Rangers reached their first-ever World Series appearance last season, not having the home-field advantage took a toll on them. They dropped both games in San Francisco before losing the...

Djokovic upsets on center court in first grass win

The Associated Press July 5, 2011

WIMBLEDON, England — Until Sunday, Novak Djokovic never managed to win a grass-court tournament of any sort, let alone Wimbledon. Until Sunday, Djokovic never was able to beat Rafael Nadal...