AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —
Roschon Johnson came to Texas as a quarterback, converted quickly to running back, and under difficult circumstances he worked at both positions on Friday.
Johnson, a junior, ran for a career-best 179 yards, Cameron Dicker kicked three field goals, and Texas summoned some critical stops on defense to beat Kansas State 22-17.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One team is left playing for pride to finish out an otherwise miserable season. The other would like to be the one to put a bow on all that misery.
Texas (4-7, 2-6 Big 12) and Kansas State ( 7-4, 4-4) meet Friday with the Longhorns in a six-game spiral under first-year coach Steve Sarkisian after a 4-1 start.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Andrew Jones is a sixth-year senior, but that doesn't mean he is inflexible.
Jones recently went to Texas coach Chris Beard and volunteered to relinquish his starting position in the Longhorn backcourt.
Samsung said it plans to build a $17 billion semiconductor factory outside of Austin, Texas, amid a global shortage of chips used in phones, cars and other electronic devices.
“This is the largest foreign direct investment in the state of Texas, ever,” Texas Gov.
String of bombings rock Texas capital of Austin
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings for the week of Nov. 23:
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte will plays its first Major League Soccer match on Feb. 26 at D.C. United and will host the LA Galaxy in its home opener on March 5.
Nashville's new 30,000-seat stadium will open May 1 with a game against Philadelphia, the league said Monday.
MIAMI (AP) — Austin Aune passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, DeAndre Torrey had 109 yards rushing and two TDs and North Texas beat Florida International 49-7 on Saturday night for its fourth consecutive win.
Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old man arrested as a suspect in the Austin synagogue arson fire now faces federal charges.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte urged Texas fans on Tuesday not to “splinter or pull apart” but rather support first-year football coach Steve Sarkisian and the players during the program's worst losing streak in 65 years.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O’Rourke is running for governor of Texas, pursuing a blue breakthrough in America’s biggest red state after his star-making U.S. Senate campaign in 2018 put him closer than anyone else in decades.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Austin Aune threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score, Ethan Mooney made a 27-yard field goal with 7 seconds left and North Texas held on to beat UTEP 20-17 on Saturday.
Thais Perkins is the owner of Reverie Books in Austin, Texas, and the parent of a middle school student and high school student. Among the books she is eager to have in her store, and in the schools, is an expanded edition of “The 1619 Project" that comes out this week.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are making backup play-calling plans after offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur tested positive for the coronavirus Friday and went on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson for a fire at an Austin synagogue, officials said.
Franklin Barrett Sechriest was held on a $100,000 bond for the Oct.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a halt to the enforcement of Texas' ban on mask mandates in the state's schools.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. men's national team defender Matt Besler, who spent 13 seasons in Major League Soccer and was a five-time All-Star, announced his retirement Wednesday.
Besler played 47 matches for the national team from 2013-2017, including all four matches of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where the U.S.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos placed two more players on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday, 24 hours after vaccinated backup quarterback Drew Lock went on the list with a breakthrough infection.
The final high school rankings at the end of the regular season by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com, distributed by The Associated Press.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A goal by Sebastian Blanco in the 53rd minute was the final tally for the playoff-bound Portland Timbers in a 3-0 victory over Austin FC on Sunday night in the final regular-season game.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A grand jury on Friday cleared eight Austin police officers in the 2018 fatal shooting of a gunman they were pursuing.
The Travis County grand jury declined indictments against the officers who opened fire on Aquantis Griffin, 21, behind an East Sixth Street nightclub.
Austin FC (9-20-4, 24th in the ) vs. Portland Timbers (16-13-4, fourth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland -146, Austin FC +357, Draw +307; over/under is 3.5 goals
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sebastian Blanco scored two goals and the Portland Timbers beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Wednesday night to clinch home field for the first round of the playoffs.
Blanco put in a header in the 17th minute and scored on a give-and-go with Jaroslaw Niezgoda to finish a counter attack just before halftime.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastian Driussi scored on a wide-open header 30 seconds into the game and Austin went on to beat Sporting Kansas City 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Jared Stroud assisted on the first goal and scored the third as expansion Austin (9-20-4) kept Kansas City (17-9-7) from controlling its own destiny in the battle for the top seed in the Western Conference.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin leaders gathered Monday to demonstrate solidarity with the city's Jewish community after a string of antisemitic incidents over the past two weeks.
The nonprofit Interfaith Action of Central Texas organized the Monday demonstration after a fire around 9 p.m.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 33-year-old man sentenced to death in the 2012 fatal shooting of an Austin police officer at a Wal-Mart has been found dead in his cell, officials said.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 10, distributed by The Associated Press.
Sporting Kansas City (17-8-7, first in the Western Conference) vs. Austin FC (8-20-4, 25th in the )
Austin; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Austin FC +207, Sporting Kansas City +115, Draw +256; over/under is 2.5 goals
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jesús Ferreira scored his career-high tying eighth goal of the season, Franco Jara also scored and FC Dallas beat Austin FC 2-1 on Saturday night.
Jara came on in the 80th minute and scored seconds later, putting away a volley off a ball-in that was re-directed by Austin's Alexander Ring to give Dallas (7-15-11) a 2-1 lead.
Austin FC (8-19-4, 25th in the ) vs. FC Dallas (6-15-11, 12th in the Western Conference)
Frisco, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas -115, Austin FC +296, Draw +272; over/under is 2.5 goals
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Voting rights advocates are suing Texas again, this time with support from a former U.S. attorney general, over the state's newly redrawn congressional district maps that favor the GOP, claiming the maps dilute the vote of communities of color after growth in America's largest red state was overwhelmingly Hispanic, Black and Asian American people.
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 9, distributed by The Associated Press.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Driussi scored in first-half injury time and expansion Austin FC beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Sunday.
Alexander Ring, on a counter-attack, turned around to avoid a pair of defenders and tapped a roller to Driussi for a side-footed finish and a 2-0 lead.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If there ever was a time for Max Verstappen to flinch in this riveting Formula One championship battle with Lewis Hamilton, it would have been Sunday in the closing laps of the U.S.
MARTINDALE, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man has been charged with murder in the driveway shooting of a motorist who had pulled into his driveway.
Terry Duane Turner, 65, of Martindale, Texas, turned himself in Friday after an arrest warrant accused him of murdering Adil Dghoughi in the early morning of Oct.