Meet the local artist credited with creating and designing the original San Antonio Spurs logo
The San Antonio Spurs logo is one of the most recognized professional sports logos across the country, but nearly 50 years ago, it was just another project for the artist credited with designing the original look.
Nevil Shed headlines local contingent of coaches leading Spurs summer basketball camp
NCAA champion Nevil Shed has been working Spurs summer camps for the last 36 years, and he's still as excited as ever to coach up kids from all parts of the globe alongside fellow coaches and athletes from the San Antonio area.
Wiseman plays, Kuminga, Warriors top Spurs 86-85 in Summer League
James Wiseman returned and Jonathan Kuminga capped a big night with a tiebreaking free throw with 8.1 seconds left, leading the Golden State Warriors to an 86-85 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday at the Las Vegas Summer League.
LIVE AT NOON: High school basketball tournament Marianist Classic final round with KSAT 12′s Big Game Coverage
Eight teams from San Antonio and around the country, including Marianists and Non-Marianist schools, will compete over three days in the Kahlig-Cowie Convocation Center (KCCC) located at 1403 N St Mary’s St. KSAT.com will stream all games.
World Cup proposal on table for NBA return; Where would Spurs fall in possible group play
#NBA official statement on possibly restarting season in late July at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. To avoid competitive in-balance, the 20 teams would be broken up into tiers before they moved onto group play. Under this scenario, possible group opponents for the Spurs would include the LA Clippers (Tier 1), Boston (Tier 2), Indiana (Tier 3) and Dallas (Tier 4). What are the incentives for teams currently out of the playoff picture? Buford said weeks ago the Spurs want to return to play under any circumstance that is safe for the players and staff.
Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to host remote ESPYS feting heroism
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, soccer star Megan Rapinoe and three-time WNBA champion Sue Bird will preside over The ESPYS two-hour broadcast airing June 21 on ESPN. Rapinoe and Bird are partners who share a household, which conveniently eases some logistics. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)LOS ANGELES Its a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, soccer star Megan Rapinoe and three-time WNBA champion Sue Bird will preside over the two-hour broadcast airing June 21 on ESPN. Comedy and music are always part of the show, and Wilson, Rapinoe and Bird will get a chance to show off a sense of humor.
Ex-Spur Stephen Jackson says he would pick Kobe over Tim Duncan to build team around
SAN ANTONIO Former NBA and San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson is never one to shy away from the microphone. If you had to pick one player to build a team around, would it be Kobe Bryant or Tim Duncan? With Kobe Bryant, hes going to give you everything that you need in one body to lead a team to the championship, Jackson said. I think you could put Kobe Bryant in any situation and hes going to bring guys along, give them the attitudes and more accomplishments. Which Tim did too, but me personally, I would go with Kobe Bryant, said Jackson.
Avery Johnson says theres no doubt Spurs would beat Bulls if Michael Jordan returned for 99 season
Johnson tweeted Sunday after the documentarys final episode aired on ESPN that the 1999 Spurs championship team would have beaten Chicago even had Jordan returned. RELATED: Spurs great Tim Duncan lands in top 10 of ESPNs greatest NBA players listIn the 1998 Finals, Jordan and the Bulls defeated a Utah Jazz team with aging stars. Plus, its Michael Jordan and even an aging MJ would have found a way to get the Bulls at least to the finish line. He was 6 for 6 in the NBA Finals. Johnson tweeted that Jordan is the greatest of all-time and he loved the documentary, but believes San Antonio would have beaten Chicago in seven games.
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
LEXINGTON, Ky. Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS's The NFL Today and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died. Her smile lit up millions of homes for the NFL Today," Musburger tweeted. In her 2002 memoir, George wrote that a male friend told her sportscasting wouldnt work because it was a mans job. Saying yes to yourself opens up opportunities that can take you anywhere, George wrote. Lesley Visser became the first female NFL beat writer during a 14-year career at The Boston Globe that started in 1974.