Sports

Vital analysis and news unpacking the world of Texas sports

Books |
August 24, 2016

Empire of the Perfect Pass

Quanah Parker, Stonewall Jackson . . . and Hal Mumme?! Why S.C. Gwynne took a break from historical epics to tell the story of the Texas coach who changed football.

Sports |
June 22, 2016

Gold Rush

She’s tiny, intense, explosive—and the most breathtaking Olympian you’ll be watching this summer. Meet Spring gymnast Simone Biles.

Sports |
June 16, 2016

The Gulf War

Texas’s commercial and recreational fishermen are fighting it out over access to a once-imperiled fish.

Sports |
June 9, 2016

The Shot Not Heard Round the World

Elmo Henderson’s entire life story can be summed up in a single moment: when he stepped into the ring in San Antonio one night in 1972 and knocked out Muhammad Ali. At least that’s the way he tells it. And tells it.