News broke early Tuesday morning that the Columbus Crew Major League Soccer team is officially and actively looking to move to Austin, perhaps as soon as 2019, according to Grant Wahl in Sports Illustrated.
The 2016 presidential election surfaced skeletons in America’s closet that many falsely assumed were fading away. In the following weeks and months, neo-Nazis and fascists openly celebrated a world they think is going their way, while violence and intimidation against minorities of all kinds made headlines across the country.
Bray Wyatt remembers the first time he saw the fireflies. That’s when the WWE superstar walks into the arena, and the lights drop, the audience whips out their phones, and they don’t video or take a photo. They turn on the flashlight app, and the whole room turns into a thousand glowing fireflies.
Everyone knows Austin is the home of modern Roller Derby. But it's also the home of photographing Roller Derby, and longtime Texas Rollergirls photographer Felicia Graham is crowdfunding a collection of her visual history of the league that started it all.
On Tuesday, the young Longhorns Hulk-smashed a hapless UTSA squad, in a 116-50 high efficiency washing, to up the recent winning surge to three games. A 66-point win against any team is impressive. But, y’know, you just wish they could save a few of those points for this Saturday.
In typical Texas football fashion, the Longhorns turned Baylor's salvageable season from Sugar (Bowl) to Bear poo, pulling out a close, 23-17 win. However – also in signature 2015 manner – the young bulls escaped the jaws of defeat by avoiding being engulfed in another self-caused dumpster fire.
Per usual, there were some good things to come out of the weekend, in a close 48-45 loss to Texas Tech, namely the emergence of Chris Warren III. His Texas-freshman record 276 yards – Texas’ most improbable breakout of the season – powered the otherwise anemic offense through driving rains and won Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.