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UT Linebacker makes fundraising plea for sick mom

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UT Linebacker Dalton Santos tweeted a fundraising plea for his mother, who is uninsured and is in need of open-heart surgery, to his 4600 followers. The response has been impressive.An emotional Santos met with the media for about 20 minutes to talk about his mom's situation. And also about the outpouring of support they've received since he took to Twitter on Easter Sunday to ask for financial help towards her surgery."It kind of breaks me up inside to see how many people really care. Just r... More>>

Cedric Golden weighs in on UT's QB options

Cedric Golden weighs in on UT's QB options

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Austin American Statesmen columnist Cedric Golden joined FOX 7 to talk about UT’s Quarterback options and to talk about what’s missing from the orange and white game. More>>

Horns Try To Refocus After Being Swept Video included

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After a weekend series that saw the Texas baseball team score only one run in three games on the way to getting swept by TCU, the Longhorns slipped from first to third in the Big 12. More>>

Vandegrift Girls Soccer Claims School's First Team State Title Video included

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The Vandegrift girls soccer team won the school's first-ever state championship with a 1-0 win over Wylie East in Saturday's Class 4A State Championship game in Georgetown.
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UT Holds First Spring Game Under Strong Video included

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Texas football held its annual Spring Game Saturday at DKR, the first under new coach Charlie Strong.
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Texas Finishes Off Another Big 12 Sweep, Rips OU 8-1

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The Texas baseball team continued to click on all cylinders Sunday in Norman, resulting in yet another Big 12 series sweep. Behind a complete game from starting pitcher Nathan Thornhill and a 15-hit More>>

Texas Clinches Another Series Win, Beats OU 7-2

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The Texas baseball team won for the 13th time in 15 games, beating Oklahoma 7-2 in Norman Saturday. The win clinches the conference series for the Longhorns (28-8, 8-3), who will go for their second-straight More>>

Texas QB David Ash out for spring with broken foot

Texas quarterback David Ash is sidelined again. More>>

Former Longhorn helps teen recover

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Former Longhorn Doug English is a college football hall of famer and 4-time NFL Pro-Bowler but he's actually accomplished more off the field with his Lone Star Paralysis Foundation. Ben Waker can now lift More>>

Garrido wins 1900th as Horns Sweep Baylor Video included

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Texas coach Augie Garrido claimed another milestone win, his 1900th career victory, as the Longhorns capped a weekend sweep of Baylor with a 4-0 win Sunday at Disch-Falk Field, John Hygh has the highl More>>

1-on-1 with Major Applewhite

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Major Applewhite set records as a UT quarterback and led recent Longhorn teams as the program's co-offensive coordinator.  However, when Mack Brown recently stepped down as head football coach on the 40 More>>

Texas Relays Wrap Up Video included

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The Texas Relays wrapped up Saturday at Myers Stadium in Austin. John Hygh has some of the afternoon highlights. More>>

Texas State Football Holds Scrimmage Video included

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Texas State football held a scrimmage as part of their spring workouts Saturday in San Marcos. John Hygh has more. More>>

Fun run to benefit former FOX 7 Anchor Loriana Hernandez

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A few weeks ago ProLink announced its April 5th Hill Country Challenge, a tennis, golf and music event which will help former FOX 7 Anchor Loriana Hernandez in her fight against Leukemia. The Bryan Brothers More>>

Texas Turnaround: Lady Horns Blow Out Penn After Early Deficit

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The Texas Women's Basketball team turned a 15-point first half deficit into an 18-point win in their first round NCAA Tournament game in College Park MD, beating Penn 79-61. It was the first NCAA Tournament More>>

Texas Can't Keep Up With Red-Hot Michigan, Exits Tournament

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Texas could never overcome an early 27-5 run by hot-shooting Michigan as the Longhorns bowed out of the NCAA Tournament in 79-65 loss in a third-round Midwest Region match-up in Milwaukee. Isaiah Taylor More>>

Pflugerville girls basketball coach retires

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Longtime Pflugerville girls basketball Coach Nancy Walling is saying farewell. More>>

Inside Texas: Basketball, spring football

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Clendon Ross of InsideTexas.com stopped by the FOX 7 studios to talk about Longhorn basketball and spring football. More>>

Worth Watching Again: Texas Back In NCAA Tourney

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After a one-year absence, the Texas Longhorns are back in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Texas (23-10) is the 7-seed in the Midwest Region and will face 10-seed Arizona State Thursday in Milwaukee. More>>

Texas Gets First Big 12 Win Video included

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Dillon Peters gave up one run over seven and a third innings pitched as Texas made two first-inning runs hold up in a 2-1 win over Kansas Saturday at Disch Falk Field, evening conference-opening series More>>

Local event to benefit former FOX 7 Anchor Loriana Hernandez

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As Former FOX 7 Anchor Loriana Hernandez continues to battle cancer a local event organizer has cooked up an amazing event to help her. More>>

Inside Texas: UT wine, beer sales

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Clendon Ross of InsideTexas.com stopped by the FOX 7 studios to talk about UT wine and beer sales at spring sporting events as well as UT basketball. More>>

Georgetown loses state semifinal to Canyon 41-22

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The Georgetown girls basketball team rolled into the UIL State Tournament as the defending 4A champs, but were routed by Canyon 41-22 in Thursday's state semifinal. Dennis de la Pena has the highlights More>>

Two former Longhorns inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame

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Former U.T. football standout and college football hall of famer Doug English is one of two longhorns inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco. English is a 4-time pro-bowler with the Lions. Joining More>>

High school football injuries drop for third straight year

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High school football injuries have dropped for the third straight year, that's according to new data obtained exclusively by FOX 7. The majority of high school football injuries, according to the University More>>

One-on-One with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after Daytona win

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Races fans got a special treat Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s media tour made a stop in Austin after winning at Daytona on Sunday. FOX 7's John Hygh spoke one-on-one with the 2-time Daytona 500 champion. More>>

UT's Clemens & Schiraldi: Take 2

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Thirty-one years after UT pitching greats Roger Clemens and Calvin Schiraldi helped lead the Longhorns to a national championship, their sons are trying to do the same. FOX 7's Dennis de la Pena introduces More>>

Holmes Returns As Horns Roll Past West Virginia Video included

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Texas won its second-straight home game in dominating fashion as the Longhorns beat West Virginia 88-71 at the Erwin Center. John Hygh has the highlights. More>>

One-on-One with Coach Charlie Strong

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New Longhorns Head Football Coach Charlie Strong spent his first month on the job filling a coaching staff and salvaging a recruiting class. More>>

Nolan Ryan to rejoin Astros as executive advisor

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan has rejoined the Houston Astros as the team's executive advisor. More>>

Cedar Park Celebrates Football Signees Video included

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Because school was out due to teacher work days last week, Cedar Park celebrated National Signing Day on Monday with three football players - QB Nate Grimm (New Mexico State), TE Chad Whitehead (Houston More>>

NBA Vet Foster's Number Retired By Texas State Video included

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Texas State retired former basketball player and 13-year NBA veteran Jeff Foster's number at halftime of the Bobcats' game with Louisiana Saturday in San Marcos. John Hygh has the story. More>>

Texas Loses Win Streak, Holmes, In Blowout At K-State

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Texas coach Rick Barnes understands how imperative the latter half of the conference schedule is for Kansas State. His team, however, didn't receive the message.   After escaping More>>

Texas approves contracts for football assistants

The University of Texas Board of Regents has approved contracts for new football coach Charlie Strong's assistants. More>>

Former Horn Rod Babers weighs in on UT's recruiting class

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A day after Charlie Strong and his staff signed a 23 man recruiting class, former Longhorn standout (and current AM 1300 The Zone radio host) Rod Babers joined Dennis de la Pena in the FOX 7 studio. This More>>

  • COTA promotes MotoGP race with contest

    COTA promotes MotoGP race with contest

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-03-19 23:22:01 GMT
    The MotoGP race is set for April 11-13 at Circuit of the Americas. To get fans excited about the race, COTA and Ducati teamed up for a "show us your lean" contest. The Ducati motorcycle is set up at a
    The MotoGP race is set for April 11-13 at Circuit of the Americas. To get fans excited about the race, COTA and Ducati teamed up for a "show us your lean" contest. The Ducati motorcycle is set up at a
  • Oregon crushes Texas in Mack Brown's finale

    Oregon crushes Texas in Mack Brown's finale

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 8:31 AM EST2013-12-31 13:31:14 GMT
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown's farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown's farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in
  • UT players look to send Mack Brown out with a win

    UT players look to send Mack Brown out with a win

    Monday, December 30 2013 5:31 PM EST2013-12-30 22:31:58 GMT
    Mack Brown, UT's second all-time winningest football coach will walk the sidelines for the last time in burnt orange. Players told FOX 7 they would like to send Brown out the right way. Sunday, Brown
    Mack Brown, UT's second all-time winningest football coach will walk the sidelines for the last time in burnt orange. Players told FOX 7 they would like to send Brown out the right way. Sunday, Brown
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  • When Bosh steps up, Heat reap benefits

    When Bosh steps up, Heat reap benefits

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:15:13 GMT
    In Miami, it's called the Big Three for a reason.
    In Miami, it's called the Big Three for a reason.
  • Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

    Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:24:38 GMT
    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the...
    LaMarcus Aldridge's son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers' playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks.
  • Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

    Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:34:50 GMT
    Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.
    Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.
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