National Sports

NCAA basketball season set to open day before Thanksgiving

The maximum number of regular-season games has been reduced from 31 to 27

VICTORIA, Texas - The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball season will begin Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving. The Division I Council voted Wednesday to push the start date back from the originally scheduled Nov. 10 as one of several…

Whataburger and Dallas Cowboys team up in new partnership

First time the San Antonio based chain is the official burger for an NFL team

VICTORIA, Texas- Whataburger announced Tuesday that it is now the "Official Burger of the Dallas Cowboys." This statement was released by Whataburger. “Football is serious business in the Lone Star State, and for the past 60 years, the Dallas Cowboys…

The Canadian Football League cancels its 2020 season

The Canadian Football League (CFL) has canceled its 2020 season

CANADA--The Canadian Football League (CFL) has canceled its 2020 season. The CFL was originally set to begin on June 11 but today the league announced they won't have a shortened 2020 season but instead will focus on 2021. Unlike the…

Big 12 announces schedule for 2020 football season

Schools will have to adhere to safety guidines

VICTORIA, Texas - The Big-12 conference will play sports this fall.    That news came Wednesday as the conference released it's football schedule. All schools currently have nine in-conference games scheduled, and an open date for a 10th game from an…

UHV Soccer Player Earns Major National Honor

Garcia First Runnerup For Arthur Ashe Jr. Award

UHV men's soccer defender Uriel Garcia was named a 2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar first runner-up on Thursday during a virtual awards ceremony in New York.

Major Honor For UHV Softball Player

Flores Makes Academic All-Region

University of Houston-Victoria's Emily Flores has been selected to the 2020 Google Cloud Academic All-District® 4 NAIA Division softball first team.

Olympic hopeful Zane Grothe discusses Tokyo postponement

Swimmer was training for his fourth Olympic trials

VICTORIA, Texas -- With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially postponed, athletes around the world have weighed in on the International Olympic Committee's decision to push the event to…

UHV Spring Sports Season Ends For 2020

NAIA Cancels Spring Sports For This Season

The University of Houston-Victoria spring 2020 athletic season came to an end on Monday when the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced it was canceling the spring 2020 sports season effective immediately due to COVID-19.

Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. A person familiar with the situation tells the AP…