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Jim Vertuno

The Associated Press

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
  • KSN News Wichita
  • FOX 7 Austin
Past:
  • ABC News
  • The Denver Post
  • WKBN 27 First News
  • The Boston Globe
  • FOX Carolina News
  • The Washington Times
  • Quad-City Times
  • Tulsa's Channel 8
  • Reporter-Telegram
  • The Pantagraph
  • and more…

Recent articles by Jim:

Texas AD defends Sarkisian, urges fans not to 'splinter'

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 → Read More

Texas season going bad to worse as losses and injuries mount

Steve Sarkisian’s first season as Texas coach is very much going from bad to worse → Read More

Kansas snaps losing skid and stuns Texas 57-56 in OT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Everything was going against Kansas late. The momentum. The crowd. The score. Even history. And then first-year Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold decided to go for the win and got it. Jalon Daniels hit Jared Casey on a scrambling pass for a 2-point conversion in overtime and Kansas stunned Texas 57-56 Saturday […] → Read More

Texas’ losing skid marks debut season of struggle for Sark

Coach Steve Sarkisian's first year as the Longhorns' head coach has been filled with trials and tribulations. → Read More

Longhorns' Big 12 title hopes at stake versus No. 16 Baylor

The No. 16 Baylor Bears could knock the Texas Longhorns out of title contention for the Big 12. → Read More

No. 16 Baylor has a chance to finish Texas in Big 12

Second-year Baylor coach Dave Aranda has the No. 16 Bears fighting for the top of the Big 12 standings → Read More

Beard builds transfer-heavy lineup for debut at No. 5 Texas

New coach Chris Beard leads No. 5 Texas into his first season with a lineup built through the transfer portal → Read More

Oklahoma State rallies late to beat Texas 32-24

The Longhorns give up another big lead late, this time against the Oklahoma State Cowboys. → Read More

Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law → Read More

Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. → Read More

Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. → Read More

Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. → Read More

Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to → Read More

Texas defense needs quick fix ahead of No. 12 Oklahoma State

No. 25 Texas is coming off a 55-48 loss to Oklahoma → Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott bans vaccine mandates by any ‘entity’ in Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. → Read More

Pepi decision proving big for U.S. as goal scoring star

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Just two months ago, Ricardo Pepi didn't know which national team he wanted to play for. → Read More

Texas-Oklahoma soon to be part of "SEC! SEC!"

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — To get a glimpse of the Southeastern Conference's plan to dominate college football Saturdays, take a look at this weekend's schedule. In Dallas, No. 6 Oklahoma and No. 21 Texas play their annual matchup amid the revelry of the State Fair of Texas in late morning. No. 1 Alabama visits Texas A&M at sunset. In between, No. 2 Georgia plays No. 18 Auburn in the latest edition of… → Read More

Robinson the engine behind the Texas offense

Bijan Robinson spent far too much of last season watching others play football → Read More

Robinson, Texas running game rumble over Rice 58-0

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas turned to a punishing run game to wipe out any lingering bad taste of a bad loss. → Read More

Texas NAACP files federal complaint over "The Eyes of Texas"

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas chapter of the NAACP and a group of students have filed... → Read More