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

All content by Shay Hoffman

Students prefer on-campus weight training facilities

Shay Hoffman July 9, 2015

When it comes to weight training, student weight lifters definitely know what they like. In spite of ample availability of fitness centers like Goldʼs Gym and Anytime Fitness located near campus,...


Texas track and field athletes prove stiff competition at USA Outdoor Championships

Shay Hoffman June 30, 2015

The Longhorns made a strong campaign over the weekend at the USA Outdoor Championships, with 24 current or former athletes competing over the course of four days. Thursdayʼs opening events saw eight...


Number of intramural teams significantly reduced over the summer, players still have fun

Shay Hoffman June 27, 2015

Intramural sportsʼ summer leagues officially started June 17th, and for staff members and participants alike, summer co-ed volleyball and menʼs basketball represents a major departure from the spring...

Carp can expect plenty of at bats with Rangers

Shay Hoffman August 8, 2014

The Rangers acquired Mike Carp last weekend, claiming him from the Boston Red Sox. The first baseman requested a trade just before the deadline, citing a dire need for more playing time.   "Playing...

Astrosʼ growth painful, but evident

Shay Hoffman August 5, 2014

Right now, for the Houston Astros, itʼs all about baby steps. ​Sunday afternoon, the Astros beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on their home turf at Minute Maid Park. They lost the opener, but...

Ticket prices plummet for struggling Rangers

Shay Hoffman July 20, 2014

Sometimes things just donʼt go as planned. No one knows this better than the Texas Rangers, who currently own the worst record in all of Major League Baseball.  The season...

A.J. Reed given Golden Spikes Award

Shay Hoffman July 19, 2014

A.J. Reed is having a pretty good year. The Houston Astrosʼ second round selection from this yearʼs Major League Baseball Draft was awarded the Golden Spikes Award, as per USA...

Ascending Astros Devoted to (Hopefully) Bright Future

Shay Hoffman July 6, 2014

When Sports Illustrated crowns a baseball franchise to be the World Champions of 2017, it’s going to be considered a bold prediction. This is especially true when that team is the perennially...

Swimming preview: Orange and White Meet

Shay Hoffman August 6, 2013

The University of Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are finishing this year out on a high note and looking toward a bright start for the 2013-2014 season. This year’s...

Former Longhorn Sanya Richards-Ross debuts new reality show

Shay Hoffman August 5, 2013

Former Longhorn track star Sanya Richards-Ross is out to prove she is more than just athletics; she is a jack (or in this case, Jill) of all trades. “I don’t want to only be known as Sanya...

Feigen, McBroom qualify for 2013 World Championships

Shay Hoffman June 28, 2013

The first two days of the Phillips 66 National Championships and World Trials in Indianapolis have been fruitful for both current and former Longhorns alike. The ultimate goal of the World Trials is to...

Myck Kabongo only Longhorn in 2013 NBA Draft

Shay Hoffman June 27, 2013

Myck Kabongo will be the only Longhorn looking to be selected in this year's NBA draft.  The 6' 3" point guard from Toronto, who will be 21-years-old on draft night, was suspended...

Men’s Track and Field Head Coach Bubba Thornton retires

Shay Hoffman June 27, 2013

The athletics department announced June 17 that Bubba Thornton, Texas' men's track and field head coach, will not be reprising his position next year, as he and men's athletics director DeLoss...

Miami Heat claim 2013 NBA Championship with 95-88 win in Game 7

Shay Hoffman June 21, 2013

After the San Antonio Spurs let Game 6 slip from their grasp Tuesday night, the Miami Heat tied up the series 3-3 heading into Game 7. The superstars dug deep and delivered, with the Miami Heat...

Heat shock Spurs 103-100 in Game 6 OT thriller, series tied 3-3

Shay Hoffman June 19, 2013

Easily the most dramatic contest of the series so far, the Heat defeated the Spurs 103-100 in overtime.  LeBron James summed up Game 6 best during the post-game press conference held Tuesday night. "This...

Spurs defeat Heat 114-104 in Game 5 of NBA Finals, lead series 3-2

Shay Hoffman June 17, 2013

In keeping with the tradition of this series, Game 5 of the NBA Finals was all about a team trying to make a comeback. After trading wins with the Miami Heat in the first four games, the San Antonio Spurs...

Spurs fall to Heat 109-93 in Game 4 of NBA Finals, series tied 2-2

Shay Hoffman June 14, 2013

In what turned out to be only the second (reasonably) close game in this series so far, Game 4 of the NBA Finals became one of revenge for the Miami Heat. After suffering the third worst loss in Finals...

Heat fall to Spurs 113-77 in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Shay Hoffman June 12, 2013

In a bizarre reversal of Sunday’s Game 2, Game 3 of the NBA Finals featured a massive San Antonio blowout of the Miami Heat at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, with help for the Spurs coming from...

Spurs, Heat tied 1-1 in 2013 NBA Finals

Shay Hoffman June 10, 2013

When two of the league's deepest and most talented teams collided Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the results could've hardly been better. This game had a little something for everybody:...

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