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.
An interview with the outgoing Longhorns quarterback touches on playing through the pandemic and learning to be vulnerable with teammates.
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.
Why some El Pasoans root for every Texas basketball team that isn’t UTEP to lose during March Madness.
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 want
“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.
Mack Brown's UNC Tar Heels fell to Texas A&M in the Orange Bowl, but the former UT coach's personal touch remains strong as ever.
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 former Texas Longhorns head coach was “one of those guys ... you realize that part of your lifestyle is based on things you learned from him."
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.