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Is Texas A&M’s Claim to the “12th Man” Trademark Legit?

Posted on · Whether or not you’re one the many alumni or fans of Texas A&M in Greater Houston, you’re probably aware of the school’s “12th Man” tradition. It stems from a legendary football game in 1922 – or does it? Texas Monthly writer John Nova Lomax recently tried to sort out the facts from the myth in […]

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The Game Of The Century: How UH Helped Integrate College Sports — And Won Doing It

Posted on · In what was known as The Game of the Century, the University of Houston men's basketball team upset UCLA in 1968. But, as writer Robert Jacobus tells us, the win was about more than just basketball.