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Sports and Social Justice With David Zirin
On the Olympics, Mark Cuban’s fondness of Ayn Rand, and Howard Zinn’s love of the Boston Red Sox
"...Are Changing Our World," he’s been awarded Press Action's Sportswriter of the Year twice, and often graces television screens..."

March 5, 2010 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Local Alt-Sports to Help You Think Outside the Gridiron
Pro bull-riding, kayak polo, and more unconventional sports & rec in ATX
", no doubt you'll be hearing about the major sports in the area. It's tough to miss UT football..."

Aug. 19, 2022 Sports Feature by Katherine McNevins

Sports Games Stocking Stuffers
A last-minute list for last-minute shoppers
"...Looking for a gift for your finicky sports-loving friend? Does he or she have a PS3 or..."

Dec. 22, 2011 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Documentary GameChangers Will Change How You Look at E-Sports
Producer Peter Billingsley on high-stakes professional videogaming
"...whole "gamers yelling in headsets in the basements" myth. E-sports – playing games like StarCraft II competitively, for big-money..."

June 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports'
Sportswriter Zirin delves into the darker side of sports
"...While sports entertain many, behind the scenes the games are a..."

July 28, 2010 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

'A People’s History of Sports in the United States'
Zirin's book rates amongst the best in his field
"...In A People’s History of Sports in the United States ($26.95, The New Press), author..."

March 5, 2010 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Review: Wii Sports Resort
Nintendo's Wii Sports reboot does more than go through the motions
"...countless others of my ilk, embraced the original Wii Sports with open arms – well, invisible open arms, in..."

Sept. 2, 2009 Screens Post by Wells Dunbar

Fox Sports House Brings Soccer at SXSW
Stu Holden on coming to Austin, the World Cup, and more
"...The Fox Sports House opens on the first day of SXSW, launching..."

March 8, 2018 Events Post by Nick Barbaro

The Odd Sports Indoctrination
Wife carrying, bed racing, chess boxing, and more
"...I don't know anything about sports. My recent writing concerning the subject has been done..."

March 6, 2013 Sports Post by Carly Yansak

Sports Top 10s for 2007
"...the Mitchell Report), there was never a shortage of sports stories and events to remind us of why we..."

Jan. 3, 2008 Sports Post

LBJ Library Celebrates Fight for Equality in American Sports
The “Get in the Game” exhibition’s opening ceremony is April 21
", could make it in the professional world of sports...."

April 18, 2018 Events Post by Milo Webb

Top 10 Sports Retirements 2010
From 'The Big Unit' to 'The Big Hurt'
"...with seven children, while pursuing a clichéd future in sports broadcasting represents the next mountaintop for a multitalented modern..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Sports Post by Russ Espinoza

AISD Readies for School, Sports, Elections, and Red Ink
Students go back to class and sports Sept. 8 and more district news
" town, Austin kids go back to school and sports, and the election race is heating up. Happy September!..."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

SXSW Drafts Sports to the Team
SXsports debuts with big-name panelists Bill Simmons, Nate Silver
"...Batter up, sports fans. South by Southwest is expanding (again). This round,..."

Oct. 1, 2013 SXSW Post by Chase Hoffberger

Doing Sports the Craig Way
Mike Butts profiles sports stats man and voice of the Texas Longhorns, broadcaster Craig Way, of KVET's Sports Day and Fox Sports Southwest's High School Extra Live.
"...Craig Way is out of his sports-crazed mind. It's a Thanksgiving night, and he's foregoing the..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Features Feature by Mike Butts

UT Students Break Into E-Sports Through Longhorn Gaming
The university's independent organization gains notoriety in the competitive gaming world
"...outage fiasco was a disappointing result for a student-operated e-sports (the term for competitive video gaming) collective that has..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Derek Udensi

Year Two for Austin FC Will Determine the Future of Local Sports Culture
A preview of the players, strategies, and songs for a new season
"...and San Antonio to have its own major pro sports teams finally got to decide what sports fandom in..."

Feb. 25, 2022 Features Feature by Eric Goodman

Restaurant Review: Uptown Sports Club
Has Aaron Franklin's reach exceeded his grasp?
"...Until this year, that is, when he opened Uptown Sports Club with two partners, James Moody (Mohawk founder and..."

June 23, 2023 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

A Timeline of Collegiate E-Sports in Texas
"...semester: University of North Texas invests $200,000 in its e-sports program, including a practice facility housed in UNT's media..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Derek Udensi

Concordia University Organizing Austin’s First Varsity E-Sports Program
School plan approves practice space and on-campus arena
"...the near future – the dark, quiet intensity of e-sports...."

Feb. 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Tucker Whatley

Top 10 Regional Sports Stories 2010
The ups and downs of a year in sports, regionally
"...This year in sports was like any other year in sports: one of..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

At Austin Sports Bars, Food Is Always a Main Event
Sportsball + elevated Crunchwraps = two great tastes that taste great together
"...commercials and star-studded halftime shows) gather at Austin's many sports bars to watch the game with refreshing beverages and..."

Feb. 10, 2023 Food Feature by Taylor Tobin

AISD's Stay-Home Stance Doesn't Extend to Sports
Come out and play!
"...buzzing; after a one-week hold on non­-varsity athletics, all sports programs are back on, with some teams preparing for..."

Jan. 22, 2021 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

The Year in Sports
A look back at 10 notable events in CenTex sports, '08 style
"...Austin is a sports town. Whether participating or spectating, we take our sports..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Sports' Body Politics
The ethics behind data mining athletes' emotions
"...raising numerous ethical questions in this newest frontier in sports analytics. Teams have paid for the player's skill –..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Proposed Sports Complex Threatens Dark Skies in River Hills
Westside project faces new wave of resistance
"...A westside sports park project seven years in the making is facing..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Sports Top 10s
The year in sports, CenTex style
"...the Mitchell Report), there was never a shortage of sports stories and events to remind us of why we..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Have a Ball in Austin With These Sports Summer Camps
Get your kids going with everything from gymnastics to karate
"...more. Ages 5-10. June 4-July 27. $175-199. UT Sports Camps..."

March 1, 2018 Events Post

Sports Top 10s
"...X Games. Starting in 2014, the Olympics of extreme sports will be held at the Circuit of the Americas..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

CenTex Sports Top 10
Lance, Ricky, and F1 among the biggest stories of 2012
"...3) RICKY WILLIAMS AND ACCESS CONSCIOUSNESS Our own Sports blogger Alex Dunlap went into this interview with Williams..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

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