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Preview: Vanderbilt at Texas

Vanderbilt visits Texas on Monday in a game that is part of the inaugural SEC-Big 12 Challenge series. The Commodores lead the series with the Longhorns 4-2, although this will be the first meeting in Austin. The teams haven't met since 1989, when Vanderbilt defeated the Longhorns 94-79.

Longhorns handle DePaul in CBE Classic

Longhorns handle DePaul in CBE Classic KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A step up in competition revealed the DePaul Blue Demons are several steps behind. The Blue Demons (3-3) left the CBE Classic with two disheartening losses. The Texas Longhorns, without a senior and not expected to contend in the Big 12, handled DePaul 77-59 on Tuesday at the Sprint Center in the third-place game.

Preview: Texas vs. DePaul

Two teams looking to regain the momentum they brought to Kansas City meet when Texas faces DePaul in the consolation game of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. The Longhorns had won four straight before losing a back-and-forth affair against Brigham Young in the semifinals that featured 18 ties and 21 lead changes. The good news for coach Rick Barnes is that Texas had five players in double figures and that Jonathan Holmes and Cameron Ridley had 10 rebounds apiece.

Texas attorney general asks court to reinstate abortion measure

By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court judge to immediately reinstate a restriction on abortion that a lower court judge had ruled unconstitutional, according to a court filing.

Preview: Kansas at Texas

Texas returns home Saturday for the first time in more than a month with a chance to take sole possession of first place in the Big 12 Conference. A resurgent defense has helped the Longhorns - who are tied with idle Baylor atop the Big 12 - win four straight league games.

A third of Texas abortion clinics to close on court ruling

At least a third of the abortion clinics in Texas were expected to cease providing abortions Friday after an appeals court lifted an injunction blocking controversial new rules. All but five of the sprawling state's 42 clinics could be forced out of business if a second set of restrictions is goes forward next year. Abortion is a hot-button issue in US politics. In recent years, opponents have imposed restrictions aimed at deterring women from ending pregnancies and making it harder for clinics to operate.

Texas attorney general asks court to reinstate abortion measure

By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court judge to immediately reinstate a restriction on abortion that a lower court judge had ruled unconstitutional, according to a court filing.

Judge blocks part of Texas law restricting abortion

By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday blocked the provision of a sweeping new Texas abortion law that requires doctors performing the procedure to have an agreement with a local hospital to admit patients, handing a partial victory to supporters of the right to abortion.

Texas surprises Oklahoma, now 3-0 in Big 12

Texas surprises Oklahoma, now 3-0 in Big 12 DALLAS -- Not long after Texas got beat by BYU and then lost to Ole Miss, Texas coach Mack Brown took to the podium and said all his team cared about was winning the Big 12 Conference. That was when Texas was 1-2 overall. Remember that? Silly, Mack, everyone said. Man, things sure have changed.

Texas pharmacist demands return of execution drugs

A pharmacist which recently provided the state of Texas with barbiturates to use during executions by lethal injection has demanded the return of his stock after being drawn into a legal battle. Jasper Lovoi, of the Woodlands Compounding Pharmacy, said in a letter released Monday he would never have sold the drugs to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice if he had known that the company's identity would be published.
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