As rains fall across Texas, remember the 1976 Houston deluge that improbably shut down an Astros game at the famed “weather-proof” Astrodome.
With Chris Woodward and Jon Daniels Gone, the Texas Rangers Bet Their Future on Chris Young’s Thin Résumé
Now that the Rangers have fired their manager and president of baseball ops, their future is in the hands of relative front-office newcomer Chris Young.
While the Longhorns were left out of the preseason Top 25 for the first time since 2016, it’s time for number six Texas A&M to put up or shut up.
They’re global icons who have left a lasting imprint on American culture. But do recent controversies threaten the squad’s future?
There was crying in baseball after a Pearland pitcher beaned a Tulsa batter on Tuesday. What happened next might restore one’s faith in humanity.
Why a host of Texas notables, from Steve Kuhn to Brené Brown, are investing heavily in the popular sport.
How to Decode College Football’s Summer of Greed? Look to Impish Booster Buddy Garrity of ‘Friday Night Lights.’
The beloved TV character, full of flaws and moral compromises, reminds us that big-time football has always been about excess.
Fifty years ago, a minor league game in Midland was postponed for the rarest of reasons—a swarm of grasshoppers biblical in its proportions.
The franchise stunned the baseball world by selecting Rocker, a talented pitcher with a murky injury history, third overall.
Dementia forced Phil Danaher off the sidelines. Now the legendary coach at Corpus Christi’s Calallen High School faces life after football.
How UT sparked the chain reaction that killed traditional rivalries and created a college sports landscape dominated by super conferences.
When early pandemic lockdowns led to empty streets, Simms, a leader among Black BMX riders, catapulted himself to social media fame.
No team does less with more quite like the Longhorns do, but even UT shouldn’t be able to spoil the next great Manning quarterback.
'Facing Nolan' has all the high heat and bench-clearing brawls that MLB fans expect. But deep down, the film is about a beautiful marriage.
From luxury spas to grueling drills, our state offers something for players of every persuasion.
Marco who? This is the ultimate water game.
From chronic injuries to botched courses, members of the Texas-based 50 States Marathon Club go the distance to go the distance.
The Texas gambler has been winning at poker for seventy years—long enough to become an icon and watch an outlaw’s game become an industry.
Their coach’s obscene gesture helped turn around their season, and now the Longhorns are two wins away from NCAA softball glory.
Harini Logan claimed the top spot last night, making her the seventh Texan spelling bee champ in the last ten years. T-E-X-A-S!
The Texas A&M football coach denied Saban’s claim that the Aggies “bought” all their players and called the accusation “despicable.”
For Dallas fans with "Cowboys fatigue," the Mavs' NBA playoff run to the Western Conference finals is a welcome antidote.
An all-time-great game seven offers a hint of how high Luka Dončić and the Dallas Mavericks can fly in the 2022 NBA playoffs.
In a city famous for its transplants, Austin’s Major League Soccer team has created a space where longtime residents can feel at home.
The team's request to play more "home" games away from the AT&T Center raised familiar fears that San Antonio could lose its NBA franchise.
“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.