The Jeff Ward Show

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired. "The wins and losses are fleeting, but it's the relationships that matter,"...
INDIANAPOLIS — Will Indiana's new religious freedom law really allow restaurants to deny service to customers who are gay? Was the law necessary to protect pastors from being forced into performing same-sex weddings? Will it provide a legal rationale for Christian bakeries to...
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is inclined to keep men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes for another season, one source familiar with the situation told the American-Statesman late Thursday. However, Patterson wants Barnes to make changes, the source said. It’s likely that...
We know what this year's bracket could look like , but what changes could we expect on the field? Because bowls are as entrenched in college football as lobbyists are in Washington, the sport's highest level was long unable to build any kind of playoff system. In 2015, for the...
It was bound to happen sooner or later. Country music legend Willie Nelson has never been shy about his love of marijuana. With the growing trend of states legalizing marijuana for personal use, Nelson, 81, has decided to jump into the young and lucrative pot industry. The Daily...
Jordan French, one half of the ownership of a real estate company that had an East Austin piñata store demolished in February, was dismissed as CEO of Austin-based “online reputation management” company Status Labs , according to an open letter from the company . The letter was...
Renewing the on-and-off again effort to rid the University of Texas campus of Confederate statues, the UT student government has passed a resolution to remove the likeness of Confederate president Jefferson Davis from the South Mall. Gary Susswein, a UT spokesman, said that...
The reviews are in. From institutions such as the NCAA to major employers such as Eli Lilly and Co. to the city's Republican mayor, Indiana's new "religious freedom" law is almost universally loathed by Indianapolis' political and economic elite. But what can the city do about...
Carl Gallagher’s roots ran deep in Pennsylvania. He’d resided there all his life, he spent nearly three decades working for the same lighting company, and he has three grown children who live in Lancaster and Philadelphia. So moving halfway across the country wasn’t something he...