Wednesday Longhorn Sports Page

Stay up to date on all things Burnt Orange with a daily stop at IT's Longhorn Sports Page, with links to the latest news and opinion articles on UT football, basketball, baseball, recruiting and other sports from around the web.

Football:

Inside Texas Blog: Taylor's Trouble
Inside Texas
Despite the legal problems and whirlwind of controversy that surrounds him, RB Ramonce Taylor is working out with the Texas football team, but should he? Inside Texas' Bill Frisbie argues that he shouldn't.

Hoops:

Top Power Forwards for the 2006 NBA Draft
Inside Texas
The power forward spot for the 2006 NBA Draft is perhaps the deepest spot in the draft as underclassmen Tyrus Thomas of LSU and LaMarcus Aldridge from Texas along with foreign shooter Andrea Bargnani and Duke's Shelden Williams are being considered among the top six selections.

UT-ex Aldridge in select company
Dallas Morning News
The 20-year-old Seagoville and Texas-ex knows his name will be called by commissioner David Stern at the NBA draft tonight in New York. He might even be the first player to plop on his new team's cap.

NBA draft may be Texas lottery
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Who will go No. 1 overall is anyone's guess, but Aldridge has a good shot at being the big winner

Hoops Recruiting:

Premium StorySix Remain For Jordan
Inside Texas
If there is one lesson that DeAndre Jordan has learned in this endless summer of AAU Tournaments and basketball camps, it is do your best to fill up the entire stat sheet and don't worry so much about how many points you score or how many rebounds you grab. He has discovered that a good all-around game is a far better indicator of progress than simply racking up a big scoring night.

Baseball:

UT's Kainer finds his kidney match: his dad
Austin American-Statesman
Texas baseball player Carson Kainer did not have to look far to find a suitable donor for his ailing kidneys. His father, doctors say, will do just fine.

Astros good for nothing
Houston Chronicle
Clemens takes shutout into 7th, but Tigers win 4-0


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