Tuesday 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:

2005 Flashback: Texas 52, Texas Tech 17
InsideTexas.com
It was billed as a shootout for the Big 12 South title. It turned into just another Texas blowout. The Horns seemingly dipped into the Red Raider playbook, passing Tech silly, including a career-best performance from wideout Billy Pittman, while Gene Chizik's defense largely held its ground to keep the Raiders 35 points below their season average.

Baseball:

Skip Johnson leaving Navarro for UT coaching job
Corsicana Daily Sun
Navarro head baseball coach Skip Johnson has accepted a position as the new pitching coach for the University of Texas in Austin today, Navarro College announced in a release.

Other:

Thanks to EA Sports, UT and NCAA are 'in the game'
Austin American-Statesman
For more than a million fans, the arrival of "NCAA Football '07" on store shelves today marks an early kickoff to the college football season. For the NCAA, which was stripped of its college football television revenues more than two decades ago, the increasingly popular video franchise has become a way to get back in the game.

Cat returns to Olympic form
Daily Texan
OKLAHOMA CITY - With a breakthrough against Japan's ace pitcher, the United States moved a step closer to reaffirming its position as the world's dominant softball team. Stacey Nuveman and Lovieanne Jung homered off nemesis Yukiko Ueno to power the Americans to the World Cup of Softball title Monday night with a 5-2 victory over Japan. Andrea Duran also homered and Cat Osterman struck out 11 in a two-hitter as the U.S. avenged three losses last year to Japan, including the World Cup final, that created doubt about who was the top team on the globe.

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