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Rick Barnes Says He Wanted To Stay As Texas Coach

An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years, says he isn’t bitter about being fired.

CBS 11–03/29/2015

Tyrone Swoopes #18 of the Texas Longhorns looks to pass against the BYU Cougars on September 6, 2014 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Longhorns Begin Spring Drills With Swoopes, Heard Dueling At QB

Coach Charlie Strong says Junior Tyrone Swoopes and redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard will be given ‘equal reps’ in their fight for the job.

03/23/2015

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OU Fraternity Probe Broadens To Texas Amid More Claims Of Racism

Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Texas and Louisiana.

03/12/2015

General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Gov. Abbott’s University Of Texas Regents Choices

The Texas Senate has easily approved Gov. Greg Abbott’s first three appointees to the University of Texas System Board of Regents, bringing what began as a contentious process to a tame conclusion.

03/11/2015

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Longhorns Announce Loyalty Points System For Football Tickets

Getting the best seats for University of Texas sporting events will be based on a new loyalty points system tied to how much a fan donates or spends on tickets.

03/03/2015

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University Of Texas Fraternity Got Prior Party Complaint

The University of Texas received a complaint about a fraternity’s portrayal of Hispanics at a party a year before the same fraternity came under scrutiny for a similar party earlier this month.

02/26/2015

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Report: UT President OK’d Applicants Over Objections

The investigation into influence peddling in admissions at the University of Texas System’s flagship campus found applicants approved by outgoing President Bill Powers typically were recommended by state lawmakers, university donors, alumni and at times by regents themselves.

02/12/2015

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University Of Texas Fraternity Under Fire For “Racist” Party

A University of Texas fraternity is under investigation following complaints about how Hispanics were portrayed during a weekend party, university officials said Tuesday.

02/10/2015

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UT Chancellor Writes GOP Leaders To Oppose ‘Campus Carry’

The new chancellor of the University of Texas System is telling Governor Greg Abbott and other top Republicans that concealed handguns at colleges will make campus less safe.

01/29/2015

AUSTIN, TX - DECEMBER 23:Myles Turner #52 of the Texas Longhorns grabsa rebound  from Reid Travis #22 of the Stanford Cardinal at the Frank Erwin Center on December 23, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Stanford Upsets No. 9 Texas In Overtime 74-71

Texas coach Rick Barnes expected proper screens. He wanted crisp movement. He received neither.

12/24/2014

Former offensive line coach Joe Wickline talks to his players on the sideline during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on January 2, 2012 (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Over Play-Calling At Texas Heating Up

The contract dispute between Oklahoma State and University of Texas assistant Joe Wickline hit courtrooms in two states Thursday.

12/19/2014

General view of the University of Texas Tower on the University of Texas campus on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

D.C. Museum To Display Texas Tower Sniper’s Rifle

A Washington, D.C., museum will display the rifle that sniper Charles Whitman used to kill 16 people and wound 32 others from atop the University of Texas clock tower in 1966.

12/12/2014

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