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Introduction To Amateur Sports In Texas...

Amateur sports in Texas is taken quite seriously and there is very little that is amateur about it. This state has always produced really great athletes and it is a fantastic place to go to for watching these athletes in action. When it comes to combative sports or athletics, Texas has a lot to give to the country and to the world. Amateur sports in Texas are practiced at professional levels almost and the competitions are fought with great honor and pride. These amateur circles are actually the incubators that promote and produce the new breed of professional sportsmen. After all, it is impossible for anyone to really just get out of the gym or dojo and go straight into the professional circuit. There has to be a place where a person can take part as an amateur and get a taste of the things yet to come. It is probably due to the existence of this active amateur sports circuit in Texas that so many great sportsmen and women come out of Texas. There are two main amateur circles in Texas and those are the amateur combative sports and the amateur athletics. Both of them are quite self-explanatory. The commissions and bodies that govern these sports mostly follow the pro circuit rules and regulations. These further prepare the participants for the professional circuit. These regulatory bodies are also responsible for maintaining the rankings and making it a serious...

University Of Texas Is Developing An Organic Battery...

Scientists at the University of Texas (UT) are working on a non-toxic, organic battery. Made from plastic, the battery would last longer than the batteries we use today, as well being flexible. These batteries could be used for cell phones as well as laptops. While not there yet, the scientists are a step closer to creating a battery that will revolutionize the battery industry. Imagine not having to worry about the toxic waste ending up in our landfills. University of Texas is Developing an Organic Battery Organic batteries would replace the hard cased lithium ion batteries. According to an article by Natalie Stoll, Austin News, KXAN.com, scientists from around the world worked on this technology. Involved scientists were from the University of Texas, Osaka University in Japan, Ewha Womans University in South Korea, and the University of Houston. At the University of Texas, Dr. Christopher Bielawski and Dr. Jonathan Sessler led the team of graduate students, Jung Su Park and Elizabeth Karnas. The work apparently involves manipulating the molecules on the electron level, pushing and pulling to create energy. Our breakthrough was figuring out how to control electrons, said Dr. Jonathan Sessler, UT Professor of Chemistry. Make them go where we want them to go. When we want them to go there, keep them there and then tickle them to come back. When you were playing around as child pulling magnets apart, plus and minus, it took energy to...

Nation's top linebacker lists Texas Longhorns as his new No. 1 school...

Nation's top linebacker lists Texas Longhorns as his new No. 1 school Texas head coach Charlie Strong celebrates after a replay upheld a touchdown run by quarterback Tyrone Swoopes during the first half of the 2015 Red River Showdown NCAA football game against Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 … Read more on Dallas Morning News (blog) Longhorns Class of 2016: Gerald Wilbon has always been a big boy, and Texas … DESTREHAN, La. — One day maybe 10 years ago, Roxanne Wilbon dropped off her only son at football practice and within minutes was told to take him home. Gerald Wilbon had been banned by the St. Charles Parish parks and recreation department. Read more on Hookem.com Jinx coming for Longhorns? Gov. Greg Abbott looks forward to Longhorns beating … Texas Governor Greg Abbott on the sideline in the first half during an NCAA football game between Oklahoma and Texas at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Saturday October 10, 2015. Texas Longhorns beat Oklahoma Sooners 24-17. … Texas Longhorns head coach … Read more on Dallas Morning News...

Texas early enrollee C Zach Shackelford impressing OT Kent Perkins...

Texas early enrollee C Zach Shackelford impressing OT Kent Perkins Of the four early enrollees from the 2016 class on campus right now for the Texas Longhorns, center Zach Shackelford is probably under the most pressure, working as he is with the first team in practice at a position that demands a high-level knowledge … Read more on Burnt Orange Nation Colt McCoy's feature on The Players' Tribune is pretty revealing Colt McCoy is one of the greatest quarterbacks in Texas football history, and in a new piece on The Players' Tribune he shows another skill: writer. McCoy pens a lengthy piece on the athlete-run website titled “Get Back Up” that details his time at … Read more on Hookem.com Latest bracketology: See where your favorite team is projected to be on … The Longhorns own the Aggies. Sure, Texas A&M has had a little more success than Texas in football since joining the SEC in 2012. But the Longhorns hold a dominating all-time series edge over the Aggies in the three major sports. Texas' overall … Read more on Dallas Morning News (blog) Three takeaways: Buddy Hield's game-winner waved off in semifinal loss to West … The Longhorns own the Aggies. Sure, Texas A&M has had a little more success than Texas in football since joining the SEC in 2012. But the Longhorns hold a dominating all-time series edge over the Aggies in the three major sports. Texas'...

Latest Texas Longhorn Football News

Terrance Ferguson reopens recruitment; Longhorns a legitimate option? Espn no.13 Terrance Ferguson's HC Ray Forsett tells Espn that Kansas, Baylor, Maryland, Texas,Arizona & Alabama are being considered. — Paul Biancardi (@PaulBiancardi) March 1, 2016. It's not hard to see why each of the aforementioned programs are … Read more on Burnt Orange Nation Texas won the head-to-head recruiting battle vs. Texas A&M in 2016 The decision of Texas Longhorns defensive line coach Brick Haley to remain in Austin instead of joining his longtime colleague and friend John Chavis and the Texas A&M Aggies was the final chapter in the heated recruiting battles of the 2016 class … Read more on Burnt Orange Nation Texas Longhorns Close the Season At Oklahoma State The three and a half month college basketball regular season comes to a close for the Texas Longhorns tonight, as Shaka Smart's team faces the 12-18 Oklahoma State Cowboys in Stillwater. It has been a miserable year for Travis Ford's squad. To be clear … Read more on Burnt Orange...