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.
The superstar defensive end has probably played his last game for the Houston Texans. They should remember him properly.
From Tom Herman to Houston Baptist to the Rose Bowl in North Texas, here's everything that made the 2020 season surprising and ridiculous.
The Longhorns' disappointing 6–3 season closes against Colorado in tonight's Alamo Bowl; but is the program's future any brighter?
Even if it doesn’t happen, Jimbo Fisher’s Aggies are back in the national conversation for the first time since Johnny Manziel’s Heisman.
Inspired by a 2017 Texas Monthly feature, the new documentary for ESPN’s ‘30 for 30’ series is as spiritual as it is political.
From James Franklin and Matt Campbell to Urban Meyer to someone you may not have thought of, the season of coaching rumors is upon us.
A nationally competitive boxer and Rowlett native, she’s one of three Texans to earn the elite scholarship this year.
The answer can be found in the large crowd that attended DeSoto native Errol Spence's win over Danny Garcia.
The Best Thing in Texas: Detroit Lions Fans Are Donating to Deshaun Watson’s Charity to Thank Him for the Whupping He Gave Their Team
The Lions have been mired in mediocrity—but Deshaun and the Texans may have helped break the fever.
From Lake Travis High School hype to UT and SMU to stints on seven NFL teams, Garrett Gilbert's winding road back to Dallas.
Nearly fifty years ago, photographer Geoff Winningham spent months documenting wrestlers, and the fans who cheered them on, for his book ‘Friday Night in the Coliseum.’
The team’s uniforms are the latest milestone in the club’s journey to the state’s capital.
For years, Spurs diehards have been begging for the classic colorway to come back. Now, the franchise is delivering.
A Riveting New Photo Book Shares Vulnerable Portraits of the Football Team That Inspired ‘Friday Night Lights’
Thirty years after Buzz Bissinger’s bestseller chronicled the Permian Panthers’ 1988 season, these black and white photos are as compelling as ever.
The NBA’s first female assistant coach is the star of a new 60-second documentary.
The Texan athlete, who famously raised his fist on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, is the subject of a new film premiering this week on Starz.
Family, high-school coaches, and former teammates recall the autograph-hunting, base-stealing baseball youth of Andrew Friedman.
This year, Michael Gruber learned to work Rangers games without fans. His new gig is a World Series without the Rangers.
After the football team’s latest loss, the coach and most of his players are at odds with the athletics director and many fans and supporters over the university’s controversial spirit song.
The eyes of Texas are upon him indeed, but yet another pricey coaching change won’t fix what ails the Longhorns.
They faced a shortened season filled with cancellations and uncertainty. It didn’t stop some of the state’s top athletes from finding new ways to keep working.
Authors Jessica Luther and Kavitha A. Davidson say it's time for sports fans to grapple with the industry's systemic injustices.
The Texas team is playing in the final for the first time in 20 years. Here’s a few things to know.
In the first film for our new Being Texan docuseries, three pint-size cowboys make their inaugural rides on flesh-and-blood steers.