A writer looks back on his 2018 cover story on Myrtis Dightman Sr., “the Jackie Robinson of Rodeo,” who broke the sport’s color line.
With WWE in San Antonio for the Royal Rumble, we look at the history of a particularly Texan contribution to the world of scripted combat.
After Sunday’s loss, “America’s Team” is now 0–7 in NFL Division Round games since 1996, and 0–3 with Dak Prescott as quarterback.
While the state racing commission jousts with a new federal oversight body, business is cratering at Texas racetracks.
The Hall of Fame bull rider is the subject of an upcoming documentary and a Hollywood biopic—but if you ask him he’s “just a cowboy.”
The Spurs electrified a once sleepy city, paved the way for the Mavs’ and Rockets’ success, and won a few games along the way.
The most strikeouts ever. The most no-hitters ever. With those records, Nolan Ryan could afford to take it easy in retirement. But he never left the game behind.
With the Texas Longhorns set to join the Southeastern Conference no later than in 2025, UT will play Texas A&M for the first time in more than a decade.
With the city consolidating its school district, Wichita Falls High—and the six-time state champion Coyotes—will be no more.
Once a symbol of Houston’s wealth and ambition, the now-empty stadium no longer represents much of anything.
It’s been almost thirty years since America’s Team last played in the Super Bowl, yet fans remain hooked on Jerry Jones’s soap opera.
From Staubach to Mahomes, Darrell Royal to Coach Pop, Lee Trevino to Simone Biles, here are sixteen figures who have defined Texas sports.
The Houston Texans have sacked their fourth head coach in three years. Perhaps that means the franchise’s woes run far deeper than its on-field leader.
The 13–1 Horned Frogs will be no match for Georgia’s talent and size in the national championship game. Just like they were against Michigan.
The school’s response to Beard’s arrest on domestic violence charges brought a swift end to the basketball coach’s brief tenure.
First-year head coach Sonny Dykes put as much effort into retaining TCU’s existing talent as he did recruiting new players.
Bally Sports Southwest’s Craig Way wouldn’t trade his annual high school football marathon for a chance to call the Super Bowl.
The Texas Longhorns’ NFL-bound All-American deserves to be remembered alongside past greats like Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams, and Cedric Benson.
Has any QB had a better season than seventh-year Incarnate Word star Lindsey Scott Jr.? Sixth-year UTSA star Frank Harris might have a case.
The author of ‘The Perfect Pass’ and ‘Empire of the Summer Moon’ reflects on Mike Leach’s coaching legacy.
The former Texas Tech football coach, revered for his offensive mind and beloved for his one-of-a-kind character, died Monday.
Gregg Popovich, of the San Antonio Spurs, became the winningest coach in NBA history, but that’s just one of several eye-popping facts from his extraordinary career.
In the past week, the Rangers have added an ace pitcher and the Astros have lost one. Can Arlington’s MLB team pay its way to competitiveness?
The Texas basketball star was first detained in February and was recently moved to a Russian penal colony.
Undefeated TCU wouldn’t be playing for a Big 12 championship and a national semifinal berth without gritty senior quarterback Max Duggan.
There’s no stoplight, no stores, and no walk-in businesses in Valentine. But there’s plenty of space to stretch those legs.
Jimmy Johnson’s memoir, ‘Swagger,’ is another salvo in the catty, decades-long feud between the former coach and Jerry Jones.
Five USMNT players came through FC Dallas’s system, which is considered the nation's best incubator of world-class soccer talent.
Author S. C. Gwynne calls his 2009 profile of the pirate-obsessed former Texas Tech coach part of the “golden era” of his journalism career.
The real estate developer who engineered a deal to buy the 134-year-old minor league baseball franchise thinks new team ownership can help transform the city’s urban core.
After the Horned Frogs beat UT Saturday, reports that the Longhorns passed on Dykes for Steve Sarkisian left Texas fans wondering, “What if?”
For the second time in history, the oversight body delivered its stiffest penalty—to a tiny central Texas high school with 48 total students.
Reflecting on the World Series with Astros announcer Todd Kalas, whose father, Harry Kalas, called Phillies games for almost forty years.
A fan from day one muses on sixty years of joy and heartbreak—and whether winning brings redemption.
The CrossFit athlete and #GirlsWhoEat impresario stole the show at the annual Rogue Invitational in Round Rock.
Texas A&M is riding its worst losing streak since 2005, and the only thing protecting Jimbo Fisher’s job is his huge guaranteed contract.
Thanks to a memorabilia boom and another Astros World Series trip, Houston has become a hotbed for rare hat collectors.
Gridlock, brand activations, and Austrian funnel cake ruled the weekend’s U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.
With a historic performance last week, the slugger led the Houston Astros to their sixth straight American League Championship Series.
Spurs legends past and present reminded residents that they haven't been forgotten in the months since the shooting at Robb Elementary.
In his return from injury, Quinn Ewers and his burnt-orange mullet led UT to a 49–0 blowout win over the Oklahoma Sooners.
The teenager grew up in the Houston suburbs, where he started driving go-karts when he was six. He now races with some of the best drivers in the world.
Another 100-win season in the books, a chance to return to the World Series for the fourth time in six years—this franchise is special.
With a high-powered offense and a 4–0 start, why can’t the Horned Frogs bag their first conference title since 2014?
The Red Raiders coach said he received hundreds of congratulatory text messages after beating Texas, and he's just getting started.
The Aggies saved their season by beating Miami, but after the team’s dreadful start, every game will feel like a referendum on its coach.
In 2007, Texas Country Reporter met Sister Damian, the Houston Astros’ most patient and faithful baseball fan.
A one-point loss to the top team in the country is a promising sign for the Longhorns, but they can still improve on Saturday’s performance.
As San Antonio Spurs great Manu Ginóbili enters the Basketball Hall of Fame, let’s relive every joyous moment of his daredevil career.
The Cougars are nationally ranked and receive millions in university support—so why does UH consistently play in a half-empty home stadium?