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The Program
"...of little stories about the members of a college football team contending for a championship is flaccid seasonal fare..."

Oct. 1, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Short & Sweet: "First Down"
AFf documentary short tackles girls breaking into football
"...by filmmaker Carrie Stett about the Utah Girls Tackle Football League, and how being able to play a traditionally..."

Oct. 26, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Luke Wilson Plays a Long and Lonely Game in 12 Mighty Orphans
The story behind the period drama about Texas' most unlikely high school football heroes
"...resonated with his own life: raised in Dallas, a footballer in school, and orphaned as a teen. Immediately, he..."

June 11, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bonus Bill of the Week: My Favorite Waste of Time
Time-wasting legislation is in the eye of the beholder
"...that foul on an attempt to restore the UT/A&M football rivalry...."

Feb. 4, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Oh, Who? Manziel Affirms Life After Heisman.
Is there a national championship in their future?
"...Almost as soon as Johnny Manziel took home college football's most coveted prize, talk began of what he'd do..."

Jan. 7, 2013 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

'The NFL Beat': Week Five
Inspirational fantasy football thoughts
"...If you're 1-3 or 0-4 in your fantasy football league, now is the time to break the cycle...."

Oct. 6, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Texas State Bobcats Remain Invisible
Host Nevada Wolf Pack
"...their way through a good chunk of a national football playoff before faltering...."

Sept. 28, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Calling All Sportsmen – It’s Rugby Time
Austin Rugby Club open tryouts loom
"...thing to sports fans: fall ball. New seasons of football, basketball, and soccer begin; club teams start up and..."

Sept. 17, 2012 Sports Post by Carly Yansak

Hurts So Good
Aggies ATX billboard vandalized
"...Texas cooked and served Bevo I at their annual football banquet, where both Longhorn and Aggie players feasted on..."

Sept. 17, 2012 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

Why the Aggies Don't Have to Win to Win My Heart
'Pride and Prejudice'
"...all wear our jeans again, I fell for Aggie football in a way I hadn't since the days of..."

Sept. 4, 2012 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

Aaron Taylor’s Wake-Up Call
Ex football player and current analyst speaks on sleep apnea
"...suits every week of the fall during CBS college football broadcasts, a position through which his 6-foot-4-inch 300-pound frame..."

March 29, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

'The NFL Beat': Week 13
Waiver-wire pickups and more
"...drummer called the Trashman. We have created a Fantasy Football Monster...."

Dec. 1, 2011 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Texas' 2011 Season as Predicted by 'NCAA 12'
Simulating the Longhorns season, video-game style
"...last year that the Texas Longhorns would finish their football season with a 5-7 record, you would have done..."

Sept. 3, 2011 Sports Post by Will Eidam

'The Best Game Ever: Giants vs. Colts, 1958, and the Birth of the Modern NFL'
Mark Bowden's book 'The Best Game Ever' delves into the game that put the NFL on the map
"...2007. Bowden writes the story of this 1958 National Football League championship game between the Colts and the New..."

Dec. 17, 2008 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Burning Down the Ags: Is It Ever Enough?
Thanksgiving = turkey, then football, then shopping
"...lifted aloft as an offering to the gods of football...."

Nov. 28, 2008 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Outlaws Training Camp Part 2
"...who hope to bring home their first National Women's Football Association championship this year. It won’t be easy. While..."

March 18, 2008 Sports Post by Ashley Moreno

Puzzling: Cowboys/Patriots Revisited
"...they couldn’t whip a regional theatre troupe in flag football. Austin’s own Rude Mechanicals are more offensive (depending on..."

Oct. 15, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Horns Squeak by CFU, but Should Pass on the Purple Drank
"...has to be considered one of the best Longhorn football coaches ever. OK, sure, he lost national titles both..."

Sept. 17, 2007 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

TCU: Regular or Extra Christiany?
"...in the moniker KFC? Same apparently goes for TCU football. The TCU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics informs us they..."

Sept. 6, 2007 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

So Much for a Brick Wall
"...goal that he hooked wide left.For more on UT football, LSU football, and high school football ......"

Nov. 13, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

2005's Second-Best Quarterback Comes Home
"...USC in the Rose Bowl – the most exciting football in these parts, circa 2005. About now you're saying..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

We Have an Issue: Fumbling Toward Fall
Looking back at a summer of protest and anticipating a (superspreading?) UT football season
"...disaster declaration for the state of Texas, but college football – another bellwether of fall – soldiers on nonetheless...."

Sept. 11, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

Qmmunity: Don’t Hibernate This Cuffing Season
From football to The L Word, there’s lots to watch queerly this week
"...queer sports fans a place to go and watch football with other queer – and queer-lovin' – handegg fanatics...."

Dec. 13, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Brian Banks
The true story of a high schooler falsely imprisoned
"...pace with the true story of a high school football star whose life was ruined after a false sexual..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Movie Review

Run the Race
Faith, family, and football, y'all
"...two brothers who have to share their dream of football glory...."

Feb. 22, 2019 Movie Review

Logan Lucky
A different kind of heist film from the Ocean's 11 director
"...Channing Tatum. Tatum’s Jimmy Logan is a taciturn former football star whose career-ending injury marks just one more instance..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sleepless
A shady cop searches for his kidnapped son
"...his trail. While driving his son Thomas (Johnson) to football practice, the teen is kidnapped and held for ransom..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fences
Denzel Washington scores big in August Wilson's great American play
"...breaking through his family’s metaphoric fences via a college football scholarship. And then there’s elder brother Lyons (Hornsby), an..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Pastoral
Philip Roth's beloved book hits the screen
"...Football hero, World War II vet, and model of decency,..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Masterminds
Heist comedy stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristin Wiig
"...hysterical co-ed played in the underrated 2014 college intramural football comedy Balls Out, she takes a throwaway character and..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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