“By the way, what’s the score?” asked NHL emergency backup goalie Thomas Hodges just before taking the ice.
The quiet border town hosts amateur drag races at the Presidio International Raceway, featuring anything from souped-up muscle cars to pickup trucks.
Chris Morris broke his back during motocross practice, but that didn’t stop him from finding a new source of adrenaline and drive.
Long a symbol of SMU football’s 1980s rule-breaking, the flashy car has become an edgy marketing strategy, and Dickerson loves it.
Amid an otherwise stellar off-season for UT football, a team leader’s public criticism has raised familiar questions about the program.
A decade after Jackie Robinson integrated MLB, Black Texas League players found themselves banned from competing at road games in Shreveport.
The 25-year-old UT grad has won four of his last six PGA Tour events—and Sunday’s win wasn’t any old victory, it was the Masters.
A former MLB front-office insider breaks down the business and baseball reasons behind the Texas Rangers' record-breaking off-season spending.
Even after a historic free-agency binge, the Texas Rangers have a long way to go before they catch up with the Houston Astros.
At Elsik High School, students from Honduras, Senegal, Houston, and most places in between form the best boys soccer team you've never heard of.
San Antonio’s Briana Saldaña brought her A-game (with a little help from Kelly Clarkson).
From playing hoops at Texas Wesleyan to dropping Tombstone pile drivers at Jerry World, Mark Calaway recalls how he rose to WWE superstardom.
‘Making the Team’ was the cable channel’s longest-running reality program. After sixteen seasons, why did it decide to pull the plug?
Scottie Scheffler was winless in his first three years on the PGA Tour. Then he won three of his last five events and rocketed to the number one ranking.
Texas baseball is back. Plus: pickles so good they transport you back to childhood.
Head coach Vic Schaefer is building a program that looks capable of making Final Fours for years to come. Maybe even this year?
After a career spent coaching at tiny West Texas colleges, Adams will lead Texas Tech against one of NCAA basketball's most storied programs.
After a disappointing second-round March Madness exit, the two-time All-American and projected number one draft pick still has something to prove.
Chris Beard’s Longhorns have been the most disappointing team in NCAA basketball, but all will be forgotten if they make the Sweet Sixteen.
German writer Thomas Pletzinger has written a definitive biography of the seven-footer who brought a title to Dallas and a new era to the NBA.
Over the weekend, news broke that the WNBA star, one of the best basketball players Texas has ever produced, has been in custody for weeks.
The timekeepers for the Spurs, Rockets, and Mavs open up about one of the most overlooked and pressure-packed jobs in sports.
Texas Monthly talks with Pletzinger about his biography of Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki and how jazz helped make Nowitzki great.
The owner of the NFL’s most valuable franchise is no stranger to controversy. But this time, Jones and his organization have never looked worse.
The state is no winter sports juggernaut, but we still sent three Olympians to compete in Beijing this month—and two will go for gold this weekend.
The drama that’s swept up Jerry Jones’s former right-hand man says a lot about the distorted values of America’s Team.
With four more victories, the San Antonio Spurs coach will set a new NBA record for regular-season wins—but his legacy is greater than that.
Philadelphia Eagles safety Anthony Harris flew to Austin to help lift the spirits of eleven-year-old Audrey Soape on a difficult day.
He can root for his ex-player, Aggie legend and L.A. Rams pass rusher Von Miller, or he can root for his son-in-law, Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor.
Before leading the Cincinnati Bengals to the Super Bowl, the former LSU quarterback arrived on the national scene by icing the Longhorns in 2019.
The Los Angeles Rams quarterback was the “comeback king” of Highland Park’s 2005 run to the Texas state championship.
With his ex-team in the Super Bowl and a new memoir on bookshelves, the Hall of Fame running back from Sealy, Texas, is back in the limelight.
Houston's hapless NFL franchise hired the right man for what seem like the wrong reasons—and it's lucky Smith accepted the job.
Fighters in one of the state’s newest sumo clubs, in Dallas, want the sport to keep growing—without losing the traditions that define it.
Since 2009, the Greater Houston Senior Football Showcase has helped 1,400 local athletes play at the next level while pursuing college degrees.
And when the new Longhorns coach steps on the court for his first game back in Lubbock, the Red Raiders faithful will surely let him hear it.
With the Sugar Land Skeeters set to become the Space Cowboys, what will become of the mascots for the Houston Astros' AAA squad?
Baseball Hall of Fame voters kept the former Astros pitcher out of Cooperstown. But there’s more to Clemens’s “character” than his alleged steroid use.
Host Sarah Hepola counts down her favorite moments from our series on the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.
Ex-TCU coach Gary Patterson's move to Austin is a script only the deep-pocketed and dysfunctional Longhorns could write.
Don’t listen to the fuddy-duddy types who complain that the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback is too enthusiastic on the mic.
For the Corpus Christi native, the story of the 1996 championship bout between Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez was also her story.
Eighteen months after notifying USA Gymnastics and its investigative arm of the coach’s alleged abuse, the women are still waiting for a resolution.
The state's teams don't give us much reason to feel proud, so why not focus on Patrick Mahomes, Trent Williams, and Matthew Stafford?
The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders have navigated scandals and cultural shifts in the last few years. What is their future in this new world?
The most dysfunctional franchise in pro sports has a vacancy, and I have some time to kill.
Days before Dallas faces the San Francisco 49ers in the first round, Jerry Jones is already talking Super Bowls.
Dana Presley Killmer joined the squad at the peak of its popularity, but the $15 game rate hadn't changed, and wouldn't for many years.
The number nineteen Red Raiders are among the biggest surprises in NCAA basketball, with hopes of springing another upset Tuesday against Baylor.
From honey shots to swimsuit calendars, sex has long been part of the cheerleaders’ brand. But is the provocative tease a relic of another era?