Tongue-in-cheek headlines: Sometimes humors, but not in the case of Michael Vick

Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback, – Michael Vick – was named the starter for their next football game. That is fine and well, as Vick has played very well this season. Vick has taken over for the original starter –Kevin Kolb – who was hurt in the Eagles first game of the season.  Earlier in the week […]

Texas Longhorns Football: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2010 Season (part 1 of 2)

A little less than a month from now the Texas Longhorns will kick off their 2010 season in Houston, TX at Rice. Last year the Horns came with in a weird elbow injury to their two-time Heisman Trophy runner up, Colt McCoy, from winning their second BCS-National Title in the 2000s. This year there are big, […]

Is Farve really retired or just tired?

As I am writing this it is currently 8:06pm Central time and Brett Favre is still retired. Allegedly With the news coming out of Minnesota that Brett has texted some of his now former teammates that he is done with pro football. ESPN blew the story out of the water when word broke. Could this […]

First digital magazine for Hispanic girls seeks America’s next top athlete

About 36 percent of Hispanic sophomore girls played interscholastic sports, compared with 52 percent of non-Hispanics in 2002, according to an analysis of the U.S. Department of Education survey data last year.  Low-participation was attributed to economics, transportation, and also responsibilities Hispanic girls still have in traditional households, such as contributing to the household income by […]

Fitness fair focuses on combating Hispanic obesity trend

The largest gathering of sports and fitness groups in Central Texas is mobilizing this Saturday, July 17, to inspire Hispanic families to lead healthier lifestyles. Athletes from the Austin Aztex, the Austin Toros, the Round Rock Express, and the Texas Stars, along with 150 fitness guides, wellness specialists, counselors, and non-profit representatives, will be at […]

Texas keeps the Big 12 alive, thanks to the money

On Tuesday, June 15, the landscape of college football was about to change forever.  The University of Texas was to lead three other teams from the Big-12 conference to the Pac-10.  They would join fellow Big-12 team, Colorado, to form the first “super” conference in college athletics.  This new conference would set a domino effect […]

Where to watch the World Cup around Austin

When it comes to sports events, this is not Austin’s first rodeo.  A city that has made it to the BCS championship twice in the last five years is not new to hosting large numbers of sports fans eager to find a big screen to watch the game.  However, with the World Cup games being […]

The 2010 FIFA World Cup: Lacking the Star Power of World Cups Past

On June 11th, 32 National Soccer teams will partake a month long tournament known as the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The big power-house teams will be there: France, USA, Brazil, Germany, England, and defending champion Italy. The beauty of this event is that these Nations stop their daily routines and sit to watch […]

$10.5M multi-use indoor sports facility planned for East Austin

Developers plan to bring jobs, an anticipated $2 million dollars in revenue a year, as well as a healthier lifestyle and a safe place to play, to the East Austin community. The Central Texas Sports Alliance (CTSA) plans to start building an indoor/outdoor multi-use sports facility on a large plot of land on Springdale Road, […]

Formula One Racing Chooses Austin as its New American Home

In 2012, Austin, Texas will host the first Formula One racing event in the United States since 2007, when it was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speed Way. The agreement is for Austin to build a $250 million facility for a Formula One racetrack.  This will be the first time that a track is built […]

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