S: Texas Sports A-Z
FC: Texas Sports A-Z
1: Table of Contents A- Aggies. ..................................................1 B-Ben Hogan ..................................................2 C-Colt McCoy .................................................3 D- Dallas Cowboys.............................................4 E- Erwin Center................................................5 F- Freddie Couples............................................6 G- George Gerrin..............................................7 H- Houston Astros.............................................8 I- IronMan Texas Race........................................9 J-John Arthur "Jack" Johnson..............................10 K- K Royal L-Longhorns of baseball M- Mack Brown N- North Texas Mean Green O- O Neal P- Pitcher Q- QuaterBack R- Running Back S- T- Texas A&M U- University of North Texas V- W- WestLake High School Austin X- Y- Z-
4: A is for the Aggies from Texas A&M. The Texas Aggies are good sports teams and the students who go to A&M love to watch the football team.The seventh-largest university in the United States, A&M enrolls over 49,000 students in ten academic colleges.
5: B is for Ben Hogan. People think that Ben Hogan is one of the best golfers to ever play the sport.August 13, 1912 – July 25, 1997) was an American golfer, and is generally considered one of the greatest golfers in the history of the game
6: C is for Colt McCoy. (born September 5, 1986) is a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. Colt McCoy played football on the UT football team. He was the quarterback.McCoy was the starting quarterback for the Longhorns from 2006-2009 and won the 2008 Walter Camp Award and was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up
7: D is for Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys are a football team that are part of Texas. The Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl in 1993.The team plays its home games at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth which finished construction in time for the 2009 season.
8: E is for Erwin Center,The center, intended to replace Gregory Gymnasium, cost $34 million to build in 1977. The first event to play at the Center was a UT basketball game which occurred on November 29, 1977.
9: F is for Freddie Coples,(born October 3, 1959) is an American professional golfer who competes on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. A former World No. 1, he has won numerous events, most notably the 1992 Masters Tournament. Fred's paternal grandparents had immigrated from Italy.
10: G is for George Gerrin.George "The Iceman" Gervin (born April 27, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Virginia Squires, San Antonio Spurs, and Chicago Bulls. Gervin averaged at least 14 points per game in all 14 of his ABA and NBA seasons, and finished with an NBA career average of 26.2 points per game.
11: H is for Houston Astros.The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team located in Houston, Texas. They are a member of the Central Division of the National League. Since 2000, they have played their home games at Minute Maid Park, formerly known as Enron Field. Their current majority owner is Drayton McLane, Jr. The Houston-based fruit juice manufacturer Minute Maid owned by The Coca-Cola Company, after whom the Astros' stadium is named, holds a minority stake in the team.
12: I | I is for Iron Man Texas Rate.An Ironman 70.3, also known as a Half Ironman, is one of a series of middle-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC). The "70.3" refers to the total distance in miles (113.0 km) covered in the race, consisting of a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56-mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run. Each distance of the swim, bike, and run segments are half the distances of those segments found in an Ironman triathlon.
13: J is for John Rheinecker. John Rheineckr made his major league debut April 22, 2006, in a game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. On his 27th birthday (May 29, 2006, which was also Memorial Day), Rheinecker made his second start for the Rangers, pitching 8 1/3 shutout innings and earning his first major league win. For most of the 2006 season, he was shuttled back and forth between the Rangers and their Triple-A affiliate, the Oklahoma RedHawks. During the April 27-30, 2007, four game series at Toronto, Rheinecker forgot his passport, and thus could not play in the games.
14: K is for Darrel K Royal.Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium (formerly War Memorial Stadium, Memorial Stadium, and Texas Memorial Stadium), located in Austin, Texas, has been home to the University of Texas Longhorns football team since 1924. The stadium has delivered a great home field advantage with the team's home record through the 2010 season being 344-95-10 (77.9%). The current official stadium seating capacity of 100,119 makes the stadium the largest football venue by seating capacity in the state of Texas, the largest in the Big 12 Conference, the sixth largest stadium in the NCAA and the United States, and the ninth largest non-racing stadium in the world
15: L is for Texas Longhorns of baseball. The Texas Longhorns are the winningest program in college baseball history in terms of win percentage and ranks second in total wins (3,097) - the Fordham Rams top the list (4,000) prior to the 2009 season.Texas holds the records for most appearances in the College World Series (33) and most individual CWS games won (82).
16: M is for Mack Brown (born August 27, 1951) is head coach of The University of Texas at Austin Longhorn football team. Brown was head coach at Appalachian State, Tulane, and North Carolina.
17: N is for North Texas Mean Green.The University of North Texas Athletics competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Sun Belt Conference. All athletic programs at North Texas are classified as NCAA Division I. North Texas athletes are also known as the “Mean Green” and formerly the “Eagles.”
18: O is for O Neal. Neal is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Boston Celtics. Standing 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall and weighing 325 pounds (147 kg), he is one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA. Throughout his 18-year career, O'Neal has used his size and strength to overpower opponents for points and rebounds.
19: P is for Pitcher.(born on January 31, 1947), nicknamed "The Ryan Express", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He is currently part-owner, CEO, and team president of the Texas Rangers.
20: Q is for quaterback. (born September 5, 1986) is a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Browns in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Texas at Austin. McCoy was the starting quarterback for the Longhorns from 2006-2009 and won the 2008 Walter Camp Award and was the 2008 Heisman Trophy runner-up.[
21: R is for Running Back.Johnson appeared as smug business tycoon Henry van Statten in "Dalek", an episode of the 2005 revival of Doctor Who. Other TV guest spots include Spooks, Foyle's War, Celeb and Nash Bridges. He played the role of Louis Nacke II, a passenger, in United 93. In April 2007 Johnson made his Broadway debut as Nixon's Chief of Staff Jack Brennan in Frost/Nixon.
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23: T is for Texas A and M. Texas A&M University, often referred to as A&M or TAMU, is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. The seventh-largest university in the United States, A&M enrolls over 49,000 students in ten academic colleges.
24: U is for University of North Texas.The University of North Texas, informally also referred to as UNT or North Texas is a public university located in Denton, Texas. Denton is the flagship campus of the University of North Texas System, which also includes the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, the University of North Texas at Dallas, and the University of North Texas at Dallas School of Law scheduled to open in the fall of 2011
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26: W is for Weslake High School Austin.is a school in unincorporated Travis County, Texas in the Eanes Independent School District. In 2008, it was ranked 52nd on Newsweek Magazine's Top 1000 Public Schools list. Though located outside the limits of the surrounding cities by a matter of yards, Westlake High School is the lone high school in the Eanes Independent School District and serves West Lake Hills, Rollingwood, parts of Southwest Austin, and parts of unincorporated Travis County. The school was established in 1969 and was opened in 1970.
27: X is for X High School Houston Texas.The school serves as the only co-educational Catholic high school in the city limits of Houston, and one of four high schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
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