The Texas Cowgirls weren’t all from the state, but the groundbreaking women’s pro team promoted itself with loads of Texas mystique.
High school athletes are free to monetize their name, image, and likeness rights in thirty states. Texas ain’t one of ’em.
After a night of hilarious and emotional speeches, Becky Hammon, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, and Gregg Popovich are all Hall of Famers.
Dallas Wings forward and WNBA All-Star Satou Sabally is having the best year of her career—and starting to give us Dirk Nowitzki flashbacks.
Gregg Popovich, the oldest head coach in NBA history, just signed a contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs. Wembanyama is why.
David Robinson, Tim Duncan, and now Victor Wembanyama—when the Spurs draft number one overall, they get Hall of Fame big men.
No other NBA star raises his game for the postseason quite like Miami Heat guard and Tomball, Texas, native Jimmy Butler.
Luka Dončić’s war on referees, the failure to re-sign Jalen Brunson, the trade for Kyrie Irving—it was all bad for the Mavs this season.
The Dallas Mavericks’ superstar guard is recognized for being a Texan who gave so much only to receive very little.
Before he began his pro baseball career, Jackie Robinson spent a season on the hardwood for Austin HBCU Samuel Huston College.
Sanctions against last year's team banned Duncanville from the 2023 state tournament. What'd the Panthers do? Aim for a national championship.
The NBA guard can search for the Earth’s edge in Big Bend and bone up on JFK conspiracy theories when he’s not getting buckets in Dallas.
The Spurs electrified a once sleepy city, paved the way for the Mavs’ and Rockets’ success, and won a few games along the way.
Gregg Popovich, of the San Antonio Spurs, became the winningest coach in NBA history, but that’s just one of several eye-popping facts from his extraordinary career.
A high school competition in Levelland brought fans from across the Panhandle and South Plains in March. Seven would come down with COVID-19.
The former player racked up his first win temporarily coaching the San Antonio team.
As he takes over for the legendary Dirk Nowitzki as the face of the franchise, MFFLs are hoping for more from the young Slovenian than just thrilling play.
“Coach Tim” has a nice ring to it.
The enigmatic NBA superstar isn’t long for Oklahoma City. How likely is he to head south down I-35?
Along with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, he brought unprecedented NBA success to the Alamo City.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the UT professor and 'Sprawlball' author describes how data analysis has transformed basketball.
The first Texas team to make the men’s Final Four since 2003 is easy to like.
Now 99 years old, the legendary coach of the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens has his official place in the Naismith Hall of Fame.
The late-night host and Texas senator will go one-on-one on Saturday. Here's our scouting report.
As the NBA’s best player enters free agency for the third time, here's why the Rockets and the Spurs are viable potential destinations.
The Best Thing in Texas: Shea Serrano Fans Are Sending a Whole Bunch of Copies of His Basketball Book to Soldiers Deployed Overseas
The generous spirit of the Houston-based writer—and his online army of fans—continues to impress.
The latest front in Title IX?
The business magazine’s ”30 Under 30” lists were released yesterday—and its sports list surprisingly included two Dallas Stars.
The Rockets center isn't the first to be accused of being unhappy.
Are the Rockets already done?
The seemingly humorless coach plays up his persona for a perfect prank.
Becky Hammon coached the Spurs to a Summer League title, but some people seem surprised she wasn’t writing plays in lipstick.
The last Texas team standing has their work cut out for them in a series against the white-hot Golden State Warriors. But it just may be time for a relaunch of Clutch City.
Having grown up on the South Side of San Antonio, I know that the Spurs aren’t just a team, they’re a way of life. To show my support, I did what any fan would do: make like Bashō and pen five haikus, one for every NBA title.
Texas, Let’s Get to Know Flower Mound High School’s Lauren Cox, the Top Women’s Basketball Prospect in the Country
The six-foot-four junior has already made a fan of LeBron James.
Who's that? Just kidding.
Well, he's a Spur for life, but reports are that he'll exercise the final year option on his contract and be a uniform-wearing, on-court, potential-championship-winning member for the 2015 season.
America loves the Spurs these days, but so do the offshore bookies that put their money where their love is.
All three Texas NBA teams had at least one game end with a massive three-point shot to steal the lead.
The former Waco basketball star now adds "author" to her list of impressive accomplishments.
The Maverick NBA owner issued some cautionary words for the people who run America's most popular sports entertainment.
If there’s ever a tamal shortage in McAllen, it might be the Rio Grande Valley Vipers’ fault. The Houston Rockets’ minor league affiliate has always made a fair amount of three-point shots, so before the current season, local institution Delia’s Tamales sponsored a promotion: any time the Vipers hit
In the wake of the incident between Oklahoma State basketball star Marcus Smart and Texas Tech "superfan" Jeff Orr, the question of why fans spend half of their time idolizing athletes and the other half treating them like dirt is one worth asking.
Bad news, Memphis: not only are your Grizzlies on the way to losing to the Spurs, but you still won't get to eat the world's best barbecue!
Half a century ago, the women’s basketball team at Wayland Baptist College set an extraordinary record that may never be broken: the longest winning streak in sports history.
The Rockets are just 10-11, but they're winning big at media exposure, from viral videos to ESPN the Magazine.
The Spurs forward expresses his profane displeasure with a stalker fan at CVS in typically low-key fashion.
Will the eye injury he says he suffered as a bystander in Drake and Chris Brown's alleged New York nightclub brawl stop him from playing for France?
Don't people ask that every year? While some sportswriters say this was the "last best chance" of Duncan era, others still think there's a shot at that fifth championship.