As the professional cycling community continues to come to grips with doping confessions that have rocked the sport, The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication's Texas Program in Sports and Media (TPSM) will host its 2013 McGarr Symposium on Sports and Society, titled "The Real Price of Winning at All Costs: A Discussion… » Continue Reading
As the NCAA tournament season ends, athletic conference chatter and the future of intercollegiate athletics take center stage. Conference realignment is among the topics current and former Big 12 commissioners will discuss at an event co-sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication's Texas Program in Sports and Media (TPSM) and the… » Continue Reading
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication and Texas Athletics are hosting a series of events.
Sharon Robinson and Branch B. Rickey III Will Discuss Cultural Legacies of Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson
EVENT: Sharon Robinson, daughter of the late Jackie Robinson and an educational consultant for Major League Baseball, and Branch B. Rickey III, grandson of the late Branch Rickey and president of the Pacific Coast League, will speak as part of a forum for The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication's Texas Program in… » Continue Reading
Event: Harry Edwards, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley, will deliver the keynote speech at the McGarr Symposium on Sport and Society [PDF]. This event is free and open to the public. When: April 7, 4-5:30 p.m. Where: Student Activity Center (SAC) 1.402 on The University of Texas at Austin… » Continue Reading