After the Dallas Mavericks parted ways with its longtime coach and general manager, the franchise must rebuild around young star Luka Dončić.
The Houston Texans’ Jonathan Owens on falling for the Olympic gymnast during the pandemic and watching her compete in person for the first time.
And for the state's other NFL franchise, the Houston Texans, hope looks like the AFC South basement and a prolonged rebuild.
Fifty-four years ago this week, the offensive lineman stood shoulder to shoulder with Jim Brown and Muhammad Ali at the historic Cleveland Summit.
Tony Buzbee, who is representing the plaintiffs, and Rusty Hardin, who is defending the Texans quarterback, are trying to navigate deftly in the #MeToo era.
A photo of the Mavs' past and present superstars during Dallas's win over the L.A. Clippers captured an NBA passing of the torch.
COVID-19, injuries, and the winter storms made it a bumpy season—with far too many overtime losses. Will the Stars be back in 2022?
The Bearkats are the state’s first FCS winner since the tournament began, and its first NCAA Division I champ since the University of Texas in 2005.
As the WNBA begins its twenty-fifth season, the league’s first dynasty still resonates in Texas and throughout the world of women’s basketball.
Scarfing team meals, exploring Carrollton's K-town, training nonstop, and speaking out to #StopAsianHate with the Dallas Fuel.
From the Dallas Stars to the Houston Aeros to this week's world title with Team Canada, the Toronto native can't quit our state.
From 1983 to 2020, Houston’s Episcopal High School produced just two NFL players. In 2021, Jaylen Waddle, Walker Little, and Marvin Wilson are all on their way to NFL careers.
The Sam Houston Bearkats are hosting the defending FCS champions from North Dakota State in the national quarterfinals.
Is That a Rejected Pixar Character on a Three-Day Bender? No, It’s Mavrello, the Dallas Mavericks’ New Mascot!
Meet Mavrello, the NBA franchise's latest attempt to engage Gen Z fans and inspire a million memes along the way.
In ‘The Sports Revolution,’ Frank Guridy revisits the 1960s and ’70s, when Black, Latino, and female athletes pushed for change.
With only TCU's Trevon Moehrig projected to go in the first round, Thursday's draft won't bring much home-state pride to fans.
After 21 years in Waco, the coach who led Baylor to three NCAA titles is headed to her home state of Louisiana to take over at LSU.
It's a tradition unlike any other: rookies, free-agent signings, and convincing football fans their team is on the upswing.
El Paso’s Kayla Gomez and Houston’s Jarvis Winn returned to the ring after COVID-19 upended amateur boxing for nearly all of last year.
From tossing trash cans to renaming the Astros the “Houston Asterisks,” baseball fans won’t let Houston forget the 2017 cheating scandal.
The cracker company’s new promotion determined that the 7’4” NBA player can hold 301 Goldfish in one handful.
Matt Sayman reflects on Baylor’s challenging 2003–04 season, and how it helped lead to the school’s NCAA Championship win Monday night.
We salute the Sugar Land Lightning Sloths, the Amarillo Sod Poodles, and their compatriots.
Leaving a near-perfect situation at Texas Tech is an enormous risk for the once-beloved basketball coach, but Beard just might be good enough to succeed where other Longhorns coaches fell short.
In interviews with dozens of football coaches, athletic department officials, university administrators, and current and former Longhorn players, we found that the athletes were largely left to navigate the turmoil by themselves.
From local papers to national NFL media, reporting on the allegations against Watson reads like something from another generation.
It's Opening Day, and the 6'10" journeyman pitcher and former Ranger has a tall task ahead of him as general manager.
Inside the University of Houston's basketball rebuild, as coach Kelvin Sampson and the Cougars prepare to face Syracuse in the Sweet 16.
She’s been practicing a Yurchenko double pike—a technique no woman has ever landed in competition.
Texas, Texas A&M, and Baylor are still alive—and in separate regions—with a chance to make the national semifinals in San Antonio.
Can Baylor beat Gonzaga? Can UT or Houston make the Final Four? Will Abilene Christian or North Texas spring an upset?
Despite Friday's loss to Oklahoma State, the Bears are still arguably the most experienced, versatile, and battle-tested team in the nation.
FCS is the underdog division you should be following. Here's a handy guide.
Sports fans in the capital city have long clamored for a pro team. Savvy marketing helped too.
The team finished in last place in front of cardboard fans in 2020, but it’s the first in American pro sports to reopen to full capacity.
Texas Monthly has learned that the report, to be released Tuesday morning, attempts to offer a nuanced history of the school’s alma mater, which some have criticized for its origins in a minstrel show.
The next time we’ll see the Longhorn and Aggie quarterbacks is at the NFL draft. How will fans remember them?
David Culley’s arrival should inspire hope; instead, with a Deshaun Watson trade looming, there is no such thing as good news in Houston.
With powerhouse teams in men’s and women’s hoops, maybe basketball is no longer just a way to pass time between fall and spring football.
The All-Star outfielder is headed to Toronto, and however the team tries to replace his production on the field, they won’t be able to replace Springer’s presence.
Broken Pelvises, Collapsed Lungs, and Decades of Winning: Barrel Racing’s Martha Josey Has Seen It All
Karnack’s “Queen of Sequins” brought style, success, and unprecedented longevity to her legendary rodeo career.
The curse of Houston is a curse of management, which makes it the saddest of all.
Maybe Deshaun Watson has had enough of the Houston Texans. Enough losing, enough playoff meltdowns, enough dumb trades, enough physical beatdowns. Maybe it’s as simple as that. He may see J.J. Watt as a cautionary tale, a great player who wasted his best years on losing teams, and Watson doesn’t
“We can sell. And we need to be respected.”
Six questions to ponder about the Longhorns' coaching switcheroo, while we wait for Sarkisian to arrive in Austin.