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 NBA

Austin Laymance April 19, 2011

The road to the NBA Finals got underway Saturday and with five former Longhorns in the postseason, there’s a good chance one of Rick Barnes’ bunch will have some serious hardware come June. Kevin...

Tour rookie earns first win displaying nerves of Steele

Chris Hummer April 18, 2011

First-year tour pros aren’t supposed to win right away — they’re supposed to take their lumps and learn from their mistakes on their way to victory. But Brendan Steele apparently...

Astros desperate for more fans, Sharks could win Stanley Cup

Dan Hurwitz April 15, 2011

After only seven games at Minute Maid Park, new attendance records are popping up day by day. But they are not the type of numbers owner Drayton McLane was hoping for. These records include the...

Lieberman leads Legends to playoffs

Austin Laymance April 8, 2011

  Nancy Lieberman knows a thing or two about breaking barriers.   The Hall of Famer is a pioneer in her own right, making hoops history in almost every way imaginable.    She...

Opening day: Astros

Dan Hurwitz March 31, 2011

  The 2011 Astros are not too different from the team that went 32-27 in the final two months of last season.   After trading away veterans Roy Oswalt and Lance Berkman prior to...

Baseball season begins as other sports brace for pricey lockouts

Will Anderson March 31, 2011

  March Madness is almost over, and the NBA playoff race is heating up. That can only mean one thing: Major League Baseball is about to get underway.   The MLB owns the longest...

International tennis tourney comes to Austin

Will Anderson March 22, 2011

The United States Tennis Association is expected to announce that Austin has been selected to host a second-round Davis Cup match in a press conference scheduled for today in the Frank Erwin Center. The...

Divers prepare for Zone D meet

Stefan Scrafield March 11, 2011

The Longhorn divers will look to build upon their post-season success at this weekends’ Zone D diving meet. With 11 Texas swimmers having already qualified for the NCAA Swimming and Diving...

Gray accepts Titans job after brief time in Austin

Jon Parrett February 14, 2011

Jerry Gray was supposed to be a perfect fit for Texas as its new defensive backs coach. But the lure of a promotion and a pay raise was too tempting to keep him at his alma mater, and Gray accepted...

Rebuilt Longhorns bring in top recruit, Gray’s future unsure

Will Anderson and Trey Scott February 9, 2011

Tuesday provided mixed news out of the Longhorn football program. Earlier in the week, Austin American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls wrote that Texas defensive backs coach Jerry Gray was a leading...

Problems overshadow Super Bowl week

Dan Hurwitz February 8, 2011

As of today, at least to my knowledge, no technology exists that can prevent poor weather. It happens. Neither Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving, Highland Park, Grapevine, Mesquite, Denton,...

Football fans turned away because of unsafe seating

The Associated Press and Paul Newberry February 7, 2011

ARLINGTON — In their zeal to set a Super Bowl attendance record, the NFL and Jerry Jones overlooked one important detail: Making sure all the temporary seats inside mammoth Cowboys Stadium had...