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Jordan Spieth Wins U.S. Open

Longhorn Jordan Spieth became the sixth player to win the Masters and U.S. Open in the same year, and is the youngest champion since Bobby Jones in 1923.

Congratulations Jordan!

UT Tower lit in honor of Jordan’s victory (TexasSports.com)

ESPN article and video

Jordan Spieth USGA Bio

10 Big 12 Championships in 2014-2015

With Baseball’s 6-3 victory against Oklahoma State on Sunday in the title game at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship, The University of Texas athletics program recorded its 10th Big 12 Conference championship during the 2014-15 calendar year.

Baseball joined Volleyball, Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Golf, Rowing, Women’s Outdoor Track and Field and Men’s Outdoor Track and Field as league champions this season.

Article at TexasSports.com.

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Finding Freddie

“Come home. Shave your beard, cut your hair,” the message read. “You’re auditioning to play your dad.”

As compelling as this is—the son becoming the father—this is not James’ story. It is Freddie Steinmark’s story, and Juston and James Street, ’70, Life Member, are just two supporting characters in the epic production of the film that is, as of press time, titled My All American.

The basis for the movie, which is slated to hit theaters this winter, is an inspiring true UT story that—inexplicably—has never been told on film before. It’s a sports story, but, as everyone knows, the best sports stories aren’t really about sports.

From Chris O’Connell’s interactive story at The Alcalde.

Freddie Steinmark. Image: The Alcalde