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November 15, 2018

The Texas Longhorns bowed out of the NCAA tournament with a 1-0 loss to Virginia Tech Friday night. The U.S....

Nick Barbaro

November 8, 2018

The UT Women will have at least one more home game this year, as they earned a #4 seed...

Nick Barbaro

November 1, 2018

It's playoff time in U.S. soccer: The Texas Longhorns (see "Best Soccer Team" in the "Best of Austin" section) are...

Nick Barbaro

October 25, 2018

The Texas Longhorns (13-2-2) wound up their home schedule last weekend with shutout wins over Kansas and Kansas State;...

Nick Barbaro

October 18, 2018

The Texas Longhorns play their final home games of the season this weekend, hosting Kansas this Fri., Oct. 19,...

Nick Barbaro

October 11, 2018

Texas-OU Weekend, Part 2. This Friday evening at 7pm, the Texas Longhorns try to get back in the win...

Nick Barbaro

October 4, 2018

Tough weekend for the Texas Longhorns on their first Big 12 road trip last weekend, as they absorbed their...

Nick Barbaro

September 27, 2018

The Texas Longhorns are variously rated between sixth and 11th in the nation this week, after a 2-1 overtime...

Nick Barbaro

September 20, 2018

The Texas Longhorns' season gets real this Friday night, as they open Big 12 Play by hosting Baylor, a...

Nick Barbaro

September 13, 2018

The Texas Longhorns have one more weekend of nonconference games – hosting UT-Rio Grande Valley, Fri., Sept. 14, 7pm,...

Nick Barbaro

September 6, 2018

The UT Longhorns continue to rise in the polls, after beating a good Long Beach State team, 2-1, and romping...

Nick Barbaro

August 30, 2018

Pending a few legal finalities, Austin's Major League Soccer team will start play in March. Precourt Sports Ventures and...

Nick Barbaro

August 23, 2018

The UT Longhorns opened their regular season with a 3-0 road win at defending Conference USA champ Rice, with...

Nick Barbaro

August 16, 2018

We got our first look at the 2018 UT Longhorns on Friday, in a dominant 3-0 exhibition win over A&M-Corpus...

Nick Barbaro

August 9, 2018

It’s new; it’s Bold!

Nick Barbaro

August 2, 2018

Footgolf! It's a somewhat goofy blast, involving kicking a ball into oversized holes on a links-style golf course. The...

Nick Barbaro

July 26, 2018

World Cup Wrap: 19-year-old French star Kylian Mbappe revealed this week that he played the last two games of...

Nick Barbaro

July 19, 2018

With the World Cup over (Vive la France, with their squad comprised of 17 sons of third world immigrants),...

Nick Barbaro

June 14, 2018

FIFA membership voted to accept a joint bid by the USA, Canada, and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup

Nick Barbaro

May 31, 2018

World Cup Countdown, U.S. team news, and more

Nick Barbaro

May 24, 2018

World Cup kickoff right around the corner, U.S. prepare for a series of pre-WC matches, and more

Nick Barbaro

May 17, 2018

Lots to mull over this week on the Columbus Crew stadium site, as Precourt Sports Ventures released their preliminary...

Nick Barbaro

May 10, 2018

The Columbus Crew and the city of Austin are holding their fifth and final civic engagement meeting on the McKalla...

Nick Barbaro

May 3, 2018

MLS2ATX is holding a series of civic engagement meetings on the McKalla Place stadium proposal starting today, Thu., May 3;...

Nick Barbaro

April 26, 2018

The Under-17 Women's World Cup qualifying tournament in Managua, Nicaragua, were halted on Sunday due to security concerns after...

Nick Barbaro

April 19, 2018

State high school championships are this weekend, April 18-21 at Birkel­bach Field in Georgetown – games pretty much all day...

Nick Barbaro

April 12, 2018

Boston fans can rejoice at having two teams in the European Champions League semifinals, as Liverpool (owned by Fenway...

Nick Barbaro

April 5, 2018

Major League Soccer drew first blood in their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal showdown against Mexico's LigaMX, with Toronto thumping Club...

Nick Barbaro

March 29, 2018

Sooner or later, the CONCACAF Champions League usually comes down to MLS vs. Mexico; this year it's in next...

Nick Barbaro

March 22, 2018

Austin Gets Soccer, a new soccer supporters group "using the principles of" Dan Wiersema's Free Beer Movement (www.thefreebeermovement.com), invites you...

Nick Barbaro

March 14, 2018

MLS clubs went 3-0 against Mexico in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals last week; two...

Nick Barbaro

March 8, 2018

Fox Sports, which will be broadcasting the 2018 World Cup this summer, is using SXSW to launch its 100-day...

Nick Barbaro

March 1, 2018

There were dueling statements of purpose this week from Austin's two putative soccer franchises, with USL Austin owner and...

Nick Barbaro

February 22, 2018

There's a crazy amount of international football on TV these days: European Champions League takes next week off, but the...

Nick Barbaro

February 15, 2018

The CONCACAF Champions League round of 16 starts this week, Tue.-Thu., Feb. 20-22, with five MLS teams in action,...

Nick Barbaro

February 8, 2018

The U.S. Soccer Federation holds its presidential election this Saturday, Feb. 10, with more than 500 members of the...

Nick Barbaro

February 1, 2018

"Soccer Watch" will return next week, with previews of the U.S. Soccer Federation presidential election Saturday, Feb. 10 (with candidate...

Nick Barbaro

January 11, 2018

American defender Eric Lichaj scored two first-half goals to lead second-division Nottingham Forest over London giant Arsenal, in England's...

Nick Barbaro

January 4, 2018

The holiday soccer break – during which pretty much only the English play for a two-week period – is...

Nick Barbaro

December 28, 2017

Top 10 soccer stories of 2017

Nick Barbaro

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