Austin FC goalkeeper Brad Stuver and defender Ruben Gabrielsen walk us through the season so far, and what to expect from the Verde and Black in their first playoff appearance in club history.
Sebastian Driussi has been a big part of the success Austin FC is enjoying in the franchise’s second year. If the playoffs began today, Austin would be in position to possibly host two home playoff games. KUT’s Juan Garcia joined All Things Considered to look back at the season it’s been and to look ahead and what could be in store for the Verde and Black.
The Texan who heads the House Science Committee: and who opposes arguments on climate change, won’t be going back to Washington. Lamar Smith’s announcement not to seek reelection comes as his colleagues take the wraps off a new tax reform plan- one that democrats call a giveaway to the rich, and the republicans claim will benefit the middle class. So what does it mean for Texas? We’re asking questions. Also, a new I-35 rivalry between teams that aren’t even in their respective cities. Confused? So are a lot of soccer fans. We’ll explain. Plus: a preview of the Texas Book Festival, the week that was in Texas Politics and much more today on the Texas Standard:
More Americans are attending and watching the World Cup than ever before. Could this be the long-awaited ‘tipping point’ for the game’s popularity in the U.S.? MLSSoccer.com’s Greg Lalas talks about the prospects and the Texan set to soccer’s next star.