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10 Hotels Where You Can Stay For Austin City Limits

Oyster | Posted 12.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Although one-day and weekend passes have been sold out for some time, you can still see what all the fuss is about for the city whose motto is "Keep Austin Weird" by heading to one of these ten hotels.

Young Women and ACL Injuries: How Proper Training Is Vital to Minimize Risk

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

One area of strength training has fallen short with female athletes, in which tears of the ACL -- or anterior cruciate ligament -- have actually increased dramatically over the years. Such injuries are now, in fact, common in female volleyball, softball, basketball and soccer players.

The Vision

Rashard Mendenhall | Posted 04.27.2014 | Sports
Rashard Mendenhall

A little more than two years ago, while sitting still on my couch in Pittsburgh, I saw something very clearly. Some people would call it a vision.

RG3 Good To Go?

National Football Post | Posted 07.22.2013 | Sports

By Aaron Wilson, National Football Post Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III indicated that he's been cleared to practice by doctors ...

How Things Like This End (Part 5)

Grant Broward | Posted 07.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Grant Broward

One morning I awake to a friend's text message: "You're going to flip shit when you check your newsfeed." I immediately know what to expect, and my suspicions are instantly confirmed. I always knew this day would come. Matt and Liz are engaged.

To Play or Not To Play? That Is the Question

Jake Fischer | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports
Jake Fischer

People value professional athletes based off of winning and their respect for the game that gets them paid. Robert Griffin III has shown his understanding of that, whereas Royce White has simply looked like an immature kid in a grown man's world.

Foreign Feminvasion, Part 2: At the 'Top of Our Game,' Tegan and Sara Take It to the Limits

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Fortunately for anyone who's developed a crush while being touched by their propulsive tunes and charismatic onstage persona, the Quin twin players continue to be a constant show of force 13 years after their first Austin appearance.

Foreign Feminvasion, Part 1: First Aid Kit Has Healing Austin Powers

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts
Michael Bialas

Though they don't know if Emmylou Harris has heard "Emmylou" yet, they were pleased to get endorsements from Rosanne Cash and Polly Parsons, daughters of the legends. "To us that's pretty crazy," Klara said. "Nothing we ever expected."

Live & Dangerous: Austin City Limits 2012

Jeff Pollack | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Austin City Limits, often shortened to simply ACL, is an annual three day music festival held every fall in Austin,TX. This year marks the 11th annive...

ACL Lineup Announced: RHCP, Black Keys, Neil Young, Jack White & More

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

Festival season is in full swing, and it looks like The Red Hot Chili Peppers are going to have one busy summer. The California rockers, who are headl...

Derrick Rose's Season-Ending Injury Explained

Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living

NBA players Derrick Rose and Iman Shumpert both suffered torn ACLs during playoff games Saturday afternoon. The injury not only ends the postseason...

Interview with Ghostland Observatory: Laser Beams, Dance Parties, Alter Egos and Codename: Rondo

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

Ghostland Observatory, the two-man band from Austin, TX is known for their fantastic live shows and when they came rolling through their hometown last...

Interview with The National: Bryce Dessner Talks The Obama Campaign Song, Passion Projects, New York Real Estate and What's Next

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

On the Monday night after the Austin City Limits Festival, The National taped what will be one of the last performances ever shot at the original ACL ...

ACL Festival 2010 Recap: Muse, The National, Local Natives Shine and Huge Crowds Descend on Zilker Park

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

The Austin City Limits Festival 2010 came to a close last Sunday after a memorable weekend of activity and, in retrospect, a few things are certain: t...

Rehab Before Surgery For ACL Tears In Amateur Athletes

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Attention, weekend athletes: Don't be too quick to agree to surgery for a common type of knee ligament tear. A study of Swedish amat...

Austin City Limits 2010 Line-Up Announced. Lookin' Good!

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

My phone woke me up last night around 12am with a buzz-buzz. It was an email: Austin City Limits 2010 Festival line-up announced! Behold, the full line-up.

ACL 2009 Festival Highlights: Them Crooked Vultures, Dirty Projectors, Bon Iver, Pearl Jam and More

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

Three days, 130 bands, eight stages. Downpours and all, there was no shortage of enjoyed spectacle and divine sounds over the weekend at the Austin City Limits Festival.

Austin City Limits Festival and Weekend Guide

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

This year's festival should be particularly enjoyable: an awesome roster of bands, weather in the 80s, new grass on the field, Torchy's Tacos added to the food vendor lineup -- all very promising.

Christmas Letter 2008

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...