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Texas teammates Conger, Smith together again in Rio

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Longhorn teammates Jack Conger and Clark Smith will be relay teammates in Rio.

Both will be on the 800 free relay, along with fellow Longhorn Townley Haas. 296 more words


Learning on the run, Spencer heading to Rio in 400 hurdles

AUSTIN (KXAN) — It’s no secret how hard it is to make the US Olympic team.

“I know that Team USA and the Olympics is the hardest team to make,” Longhorn Ashley Spencer said. 334 more words


Longhorn's Mario Sategna to coach for Team USA in Rio

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The 2016 Olympic Games are creeping closer and the excitement is growing, not only for the Austin-area athletes heading to Rio, but also for the men and women who coach them. 392 more words


Former Longhorn Jimmy Feigen still swimming for gold

SAN ANTONIO (KXAN) — Jimmy Feigen redefines a carefree spirit, laid back and always smiling, but the former Longhorn is a fierce competitor. He’ll be going to his second Olympics in a couple of weeks. 249 more words


Concerns kicked, Texas adds transfer kicker

AUSTIN (KXAN) — After offseason questions (and jokes), Texas coach Charlie Strong has an answer at kicker. LSU’s Trent Domingue will spend his fifth and final season with the Longhorns, announcing his transfer through Twitter Sunday morning.  74 more words


Jhonattan Vegas rallies to win Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas birdied his way off Glen Abbey and waited to see if anyone could catch him. No one could.

Vegas rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title, birdieing the final three holes for an 8-under 64 and one-stroke victory. 847 more words


Team USA, Shaka Smart grab gold at FIBA Americas

CHILE (KXAN) — Team USA and the Texas Longhorns grabbed gold Saturday night at FIBA Americas Championship. Team USA’s under 18 team, coached by Longhorn Shaka Smart, beat Canada 99-84 in the gold medal game. 56 more words