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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

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Longhorns in the NBA: Former Texas push towards playoffs

Robert Larkin April 6, 2017

With the NBA regular season concluding in the coming days, teams across the NBA will be making their final playoff pushes. Here’s a look at a few former Longhorns who have helped their teams into...

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Johnson hangs on to win third title in a row

Zephyr Melton March 27, 2017

Dustin Johnson holed his three-foot putt on the 18th green of Austin Country Club and lightly fist pumped. He looked relieved.  Yes, he had just claimed the Dell Technologies Match Play title.  And...

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Former Longhorns Spieth, Vegas have followed distinct paths

Trenton Daeschner March 23, 2017

The 13th and 15th greens at Austin Country Club — normally the 4th and 6th greens for members — sit adjacent from one another, with a picturesque view of the 360 Bridge and Lake Austin pervading...

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Longhorns in the NBA: 2016-17 Season Preview

Nick Sauseda October 13, 2016

The NBA season is just around the corner with training camps and preseason underway. There are currently nine former Longhorns in the NBA, and the majority of them will play significant roles for their...

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Ryan Crouser sets Olympic record, wins gold in shot put

Ezra Siegel August 19, 2016

Senior thrower Ryan Crouser became the latest Longhorn to take home a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Thursday. He captured first place and shattered an Olympic record with a 22.52-meter...

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Jimmy Feigen, Ryan Lochte may face charges in Brazil for false reporting of crime

Ezra Siegel August 18, 2016

Rio de Janeiro authorities recommend charging former Longhorn Jimmy Feigen and Team USA Swimmer Ryan Lochte of false reporting of a crime, ABC News reported. Feigen and Lochte, along with...

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Olympic swimmer seen fighting with security guard on night of alleged robbery

Ezra Siegel August 18, 2016

One of the four United States swimmers who claimed to have been robbed late on Saturday was seen fighting with a gas station security guard on footage from the same night, according to ABC News. “One...

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UT swimmer Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz detained in Rio

Ezra Siegel August 18, 2016

Junior swimmer Jack Conger and Team USA swimmer Gunnar Bentz were pulled off their flights from Rio de Janeiro to the United States by Brazilian authorities Wednesday night, according to the Associated...

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Judge orders Texas-Ex Jimmy Feigen, Ryan Lochte to stay in Brazil after robbery claim

Ezra Siegel August 17, 2016

A Brazilian judge issued an order Wednesday to seize the passports of American swimmers Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen, according to the New York Times. The warrant comes in response to the swimmers’...

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Joseph Schooling conquers his idol, wins Olympic gold

Cat Cardenas August 15, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO – When junior swimmer Joseph Schooling finished his 100-meter butterfly race at the Rio Olympics, he looked back to see his time of 50.39 seconds — three-quarters of a second...

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Conger, Feigen among four American swimmers held at gunpoint outside Olympic Village

Ezra Siegel August 14, 2016

Two Longhorn swimmers were held at gunpoint in an armed robbery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday night, according to NBC Sports. Rising junior Jack Conger and Texas alumnus Jimmy Feigen, along...

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Michelle Carter makes history in shot put, empowers young girls to do the same

Cat Cardenas August 14, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO – Michelle Carter had one shot left to make history. The former Longhorn was already an underdog —no American had ever won gold in women’s shot put. And New Zealand’s...