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Texas needs a great pass rush and effective ground game to upset Baylor
December 5, 2013
The Longhorns notched a season-high nine sacks and had two tailbacks run for more than 100 yards in their lopsided win over Texas Tech last Thursday. They need to have do more of the same to beat Baylor on Saturday.
Texas needs to tackle well in open field against potent Texas Tech offense
November 26, 2013
Texas must tackle well in the open field against Texas Tech.
Who won the trade: Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler
November 21, 2013
The Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers got the Major League Baseball offseason started quickly Wednesday night, springing a blockbuster trade on the baseball world: Prince Fielder to Texas with Ian Kinsler shifting to Detroit.
Red zone proficiency, limiting big plays important for Texas this week
November 14, 2013
Converting red zone opportunities into touchdowns was a problem in the first half against West Virginia but the Longhorns were able to make up for it in the second half and overtime. They may be able to make up for such mistakes against a team like Oklahoma State.
The Texas Rangers should kick the tires on Joe Mauer
November 13, 2013
The stove is just now getting warm as Major League Baseball heads into the winter months, when teams start to try to piece together what they think will be the magical combination to get them to the pinnacle.
Texas needs to get off to quick start in hostile Morgantown environment
November 8, 2013
Texas has not played well out of state this year, getting thumped by BYU in September and nearly getting knocked off by Big 12 cellar dweller Iowa State in October. The Longhorns must get off to a fast start in Morgantown to avoid being upset by West Virginia in November.
Texas has dominated Kansas in the past, especially at home, expect more of the same
October 31, 2013
Texas nearly lost to Kansas last year, needing a last-minute Case McCoy-led touchdown drive to top the last-place Jayhawks in Lawrence. The Longhorns get them in Austin this time and need to take an early, lopsided lead to avoid another scare.
Ortiz’s World Series performance ranks among all-time greatest
October 30, 2013
Monday, the Red Sox pushed the Cardinals to the brink of elimination in the 2013 World Series with a 3-1 victory.
Longhorns will have no problem against TCU if they play as well as they did against OU
October 24, 2013
If Texas plays the way it did against Oklahoma two weekends ago, it should have no problems taking care of TCU this Saturday. But if the Longhorns revert back to the timid way they played against the Horned Frogs last year, they might suffer their first loss in Big 12 play this year.
World Series set to start Wednesday
October 23, 2013
And just like that, the long, hot, arduous marathon of a baseball season will start its final chapter Wednesday night in Boston.
Not much room for error against unbeaten Oklahoma in this year’s Red River Rivalry
October 9, 2013
The Longhorns have to get more creative on offense and stop the quarterback run game better this weekend if they are to stand any chance of beating an undefeated Sooners squad.
Bob Stoops: The thorn in Mack Brown’s side
October 8, 2013
Bob Stoops has gotten the better of Mack Brown and his Longhorns recently, beating Texas each of the last three years as his unbeaten Oklahoma squad is heavily favored to make it four Red River Rivalry wins in a row.
Longhorns need to keep running ball well in this potential trap game
October 2, 2013
The Longhorns need to build on their defensive performance aganist Kansas State two weeks if they want to improve to 3-2 by beating Iowa State and stay perfect in Big 12 play heading into their game against Oklahoma next weekend.
Mariano Rivera: New York Yankees great will be missed by all
September 28, 2013
Mariano Rivera will be the last player to wear No. 42 when he plays his final game Sunday vs. the Astros. Here, we take a look at his transcendent career.
Pittsburgh Pirates seek to reassert baseball prowess
September 19, 2013
Bill Clinton was elected president in 1992. Michael Jordan won his the second of six NBA titles, LeBron James was seven years old, and Boyz II Men had the year’s top single with “End of the Road.”
Stopping the run, establishing solid ground game essential again for Texas this week
September 19, 2013
Texas has the third-worst rush defense in the country and, despite boasting an experienced and talented offensive line, has had trouble running the ball on offense. That has to change against Kansas State this weekend.
Texas Rangers continue their Titanic impression during playoff race
September 17, 2013
The Texas Rangers haven’t even led a baseball game in 63 innings, it's coming apart at the seams at the worst possible time, and the Rangers appear to be out of answers.
Sanders the silver lining vs. BYU, Edmond needs to improve
September 13, 2013
It's not a good thing for Texas that Anthony Fera has gotten a lot of work in the punting game but the senior transfer from Penn State has taken advantage of those opportunities, averaging nearly 44 yards per punt this year.
Horns need much better defensive effort against Ole Miss
September 13, 2013
Protecting whoever it is plays quarterback this week -- David Ash if he's healthy, Case McCoy it's not -- will be paramount for the Longhorns this week after their offensive line let them down in a lopsided loss to BYU last Saturday.
Horns need to dominate line of scrimmage against BYU
September 6, 2013
The Longhorns hit the road for the first time this year, so getting off to a quicker start than they did will be crucial as they enter a hostile environment in Provo on Saturday night.
Horns get big game out of Reed while Overstreet shines, Jinkens quiet in opener
September 5, 2013
Jalen Overstreet made the most of his late playing time, running for 92 yards and two touchdowns on Texas' last two drives of the game while Peter Jinkens and Mykkele Thompson did not help the Longhorns on defense as much as expected.
Daje Johnson set to have super sophomore season
August 29, 2013
Daje Johnson averaged 7.5 yards per carry last season whlie 6-foot-8 inch, 310-pound junior college transfer Desmond Harrison looks to bolster an already stellar Longhorns offensive line.
Season opener against New Mexico State practically an automatic win for Texas
August 29, 2013
Texas is a six-touchdown favorite against New Mexico State and for good reason. The Aggies did not improve much since going 1-11 last year while the Longhorns return more starters (19) than any team in the nation.
Examining the Ranger's offseason
January 16, 2013
The Rangers closed the 2012 season in dismal fashion, blowing a five game division lead to the Oakland A’s with eight games remaining.
Thanksgiving won't be the same without A&M
November 21, 2012
The Lone Star Showdown has been sewn into the fabric of each university and its alumni base, bringing with it a searing hatred for one another.
Trey Hardee returns to UT campus, reflects on adverse past
November 14, 2012
Coming within inches of your greatest dream only to see it slip away can lead someone to dark and lonely places
Texas gears up to play in Big 12 house of horrors
November 2, 2012
Red Raiders powerd by frenzied faithful and cozy stadium.
Texas looks to avoid past mistakes in Lawrence
October 26, 2012
Vince Young. The name alone brings back too many good memories to count and glorious nostalgia that we all so desperately yearn to relive.
Trout, Cabrera vie for MVP lead
September 28, 2012
The date was Apr. 27, a day that could very possibly go down in baseball infamy. The Angels had just been walked off by the Cleveland Indians, bringing their record to a blasphemous 6-14, dropping them nine games back of the Texas Rangers.
Men's Tennis Weekend Preview
September 14, 2012
The men's tennis team hopes to start the fall off by playing well in two separate tournaments in two separate cities.
Number 6 cross country team opens season on a high note in a close finish
September 4, 2012
A group of standout freshmen claimed the top three spots in a race against UTSA this past weekend.
Express drop series opener to New Orleans
May 1, 2012
Runs were at a premium for most of the night on Monday at the Dell Diamond for both the Express and Zephyrs.
Round Rock Express beat New Orleans Zephyrs in 8-1 beatdown
April 25, 2012
Monday night, the Round Rock Express out-clubbed the New Orleans Zephyrs for the second night in a row.
Express fall 3-2, split series with Iowa Cubs
April 17, 2012
The Round Rock Express lost 3-2 to the Iowa Cubs Monday night, capping a four-game series that saw the teams take two wins apiece.
Rangers open 2012 Friday attempting to turn the page on heartbreaking 2011
April 5, 2012
Rangers found themselves a single strike away from taking the throne on two separate occasions.
Round Rock Express open 2012 Thursday hoping to top exciting 2011
April 5, 2012
The Round Rock Express will open 2012 in Iowa looking to start off on the right foot.
Hope Springs Eternal for UT Club Baseball
January 24, 2012
The Texas club baseball team is starting to grind its axe in anticipation for the spring season.