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Jim Vertuno

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Recent articles by Jim:

Nowell scores 36 as K-State rolls over No. 6 Texas 116-103

The 116 points were the most Texas has permitted in a Big 12 game. → Read More

Texas men's basketball head coach Chris Beard fired following domestic violence charge

Chris Beard was arrested on Dec. 12 for alleged assault, police said. He was later released after posting his $10,000 bond. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas fires Chris Beard amid felony domestic violence charge

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Chris Beard as he faces a felony domestic violence charge. → Read More

Texas coach Beard's fiancée says he didn't strangle her

The woman who called police to report a family violence assault by Texas basketball coach Chris Beard said Friday that Beard did not strangle her and she never wanted him arrested or prosecuted → Read More

Texas coach Chris Beard's fiancée says he didn't strangle her

The woman who called police to report an assault by UT coach Chris Beard said that he did not strangle her and she never wanted him arrested or prosecuted. → Read More

Chris Beard’s fiancée said he didn’t strangle her, doesn’t ‘refute’ that he acted in self-defense

Through her attorney, Randi Trew made her first public comments Friday since the Dec. 12 incident in which Beard was arrested and later charged with felony family violence after he allegedly strangled her following an argument. Beard was suspended from coaching by university officials without pay “until further notice” later in the day following his arrest. → Read More

UT basketball coach Chris Beard arrested on felony family violence charge

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office said the 49-year-old Texas coach was arrested by Austin police and booked at 4:18 a.m. on a charge of assault on a family or household member. → Read More

Texas coach Chris Beard arrested on family violence charge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas men's basketball coach Chris Beard was arrested early Monday... → Read More

Texas men’s basketball coach Chris Beard arrested on family violence charge

The county Sheriff’s Office said the 49-year-old Beard was arrested by Austin police and booked on a charge of assault on a family or household member. → Read More

Bishop’s 16 leads No. 2 Texas over Arkansas-Pine Bluff 88-43

The Longhorns kept up the pressure defensively, consistently forcing turnovers and fast-break points. → Read More

Carr scores 19, No. 2 Texas beats No. 7 Creighton 72-67

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas had pressured Creighton's shooters into a miserable night,... → Read More

Red Bull Formula One owner Dietrich Mateschitz dies at 78

Austrian billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz, the co-founder of energy drink company Red Bull and founder and owner of the Red Bull Formula One racing team, has died. He was 78. Officials → Read More

ESPN and F1 announce new US broadcast deal through 2025

ESPN and Formula One have reached a new broadcast deal through 2025. ESPN has held F1 broadcast rights in the U.S. since 2018 as the global series has experienced a → Read More

College athletics sees surge in nonprofits paying players

The new world of college athletes getting paid for endorsements has created a rapidly expanding pop-up industry: Nonprofits are being formed to set up athletes with deals that pay them to promote charities → Read More