Sam Houston was his only Division I offer coming out of high school. Three years later, the outfielder from Cypress is headed to the Majors.
The 17-year-old from Houston is one of only a handful of women who've ever successfully landed a 540-degree aerial spin during competition.
A talented infielder and a strong hitter who played around the world, he created an early iteration of the protective gear that now keeps baseball players safe.
Eighteen-year-old Jordan Lawlar is a projected top-five pick in Sunday’s MLB Draft, with a chance to be chosen by his hometown Texas Rangers.
How the projected No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA draft built his game at Arlington's Bowie High School.
The Houston swimmer finished just short of the medal stand in 2012 and 2016, but her greatest challenge has been adjusting to normal life.
The flyweight from Houston talks about fighting for her country and for mental health awareness in the first of a four-part video series.
Texas lost a heartbreaker in the NCAA semifinals Saturday night, but Coach David Pierce's team had a season to remember.
Mack Beggs, a two-time Texas high school champ, is one of three trans athletes featured in the Hulu documentary 'Changing the Game.'
The Bears head coach reflects on bringing a title to Waco and keeping faith front and center in the Baptist university’s hoops program.
Inside the state appeals process for UIL students who've been suspended from varsity sports because they transferred "for athletic purposes."
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.
Lingering anger over the Houston Astros cheating scandal has turned a day at the ballpark into a powder keg of fan misbehavior.
In ‘Cheated,’ Andy Martino reports that Houston’s sign-stealing scheme continued through the 2019 MLB playoffs.
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.
With the league eyeing expansion, the stars could be aligning for big-league baseball to set up shop between Austin and San Antonio.
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.
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.