Bobcats building confidence after sweep of UT Arlington
A 4-0 run helped Texas State get its groove back.Trailing 23-21 in the first set of Thursday’s match against UT Arlington inside Strahan Arena, Bobcats head coach Sean Huiet called his second and fina[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Sports San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Mavs’ Cuban relents on anthem after NBA reiterates policy
(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS – Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban relented Wednesday and the national anthem will be played before home games this season after the NBA reiterated its “longstanding league policy” to include the song. “With NBA teams now in the process of welcoming fans back into their arenas, all teams will play the national anthem in keeping with longstanding league policy,” the league said. It's been quite a day.”The Mavericks released a statement from Cuban while acknowledging the club would return to playing the anthem. “We have no problem playing the national anthem at all,” Cuban said. “I stand for the national anthem.
Texas lawmakers threaten to target Dallas Mavericks’ subsidies over removal of national anthem
Mark Cuban, center, the owner of Dallas Mavericks, before an NBA China Games between the Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76ers in Shenzhen in 2018. The Dallas Mavericks are under attack by some GOP Texas lawmakers seizing on a report that team owner Mark Cuban decided to stop playing the national anthem before home games this season. He has previously expressed support for athletes kneeling during the anthem before games to protest racial injustice. “It’s time that Cuban’s special Texas tax breaks comes to an end,” tweeted state Sen. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, who hinted that a bill could be filed imminently. Former President Donald Trump in 2017 threatened to end federal tax subsidies for stadiums after professional football athletes kneeled during the anthem.
NBA requires teams to play national anthem after Mark Cuban decided not to play song before Mavs games
DALLAS – UPDATE: The NBA issued a statement on Wednesday saying the league will require its teams to play the national anthem before games moving forward. This comes after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban confirmed on Tuesday that he decided before the start of the regular season not to play the national anthem before home games. The league’s statement was issued by NBA Chief Communications Officer Mike Bass. AdCuban was outspoken against critics of NBA players and coaches kneeling during “The Star-Spangled Banner” when the 2019-20 season resumed in the bubble in Florida last summer. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and assistant coach Becky Hammon stood during the national anthem in the bubble while players and other staff members kneeled.
Doncic, Mavericks fend off late rally to beat Spurs, 122-107
San Antonio defeats Memphis 131-119. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)SAN ANTONIO – Luka Doncic had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks withstood a late rally to beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-117 on Friday night. San Antonio lost starting point guard Dejounte Murray in the opening minute. ... San Antonio made seven 3-pointers in the first quarter tonight, which is one shy of its franchise record for a single quarter.
Doncic scores 24 on return, Mavericks hold off Spurs 102-98
DALLAS (AP) – Luka Doncic returned to the Dallas lineup after missing four games to injury and scored 24 points to help the Mavericks beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-98 on Thursday night. After Doncic missed two free throws, the Spurs’ Derrick White missed a 3-point attempt with six seconds left and Doncic got the rebound. Dallas broke away from a 47-47 tie with the last five points in the second quarter for a 52-47 halftime lead. San Antonio scored the last eight points, including two 3-pointers by Gay, to go into the fourth quarter down just 79-74. On a positive note, San Antonio held Dallas to 2 for 10 (20 percent) during that time.
Here's the high school football playoff breakdown for San Antonio area schools
SAN ANTONIO - The high school football regular season ends this weekend and several playoff berths are still up for grabs. District 28-6AClinched playoff berth: Brandeis (district champ), O'Connor and Brennan. If the Rattlers lose and Churchill beats Roosevelt, there will be a three-way tie with South San for the fourth spot. District 26-6AClinched playoff berth: Judson and Clemens (will play for district title Friday). District 14-5A-IClinched playoff berth: Harlan and Laredo Martin (will play for district title Friday).
Warhorses win 2OT thriller in Carrizo Springs – The Devine News
The Devine Warhorses didn’t jam to any music on the bus trip back from Carrizo Springs last Tuesday night, but if they had, Michael Jackson’s Thriller would have been a fitting tune to play. Carrizo Springs made 7 of their 11 free throw opportunities for 64%. Devine shot 19 of 43 from the floor for 44% and hit 1 of 5 3-pointers for 20%. Devine had 20 offensive rebounds which they converted into 15 second chance points. It was a complete team win but the man-of-the-hour wound up beingConnor Schmidt who finished with 14 points, 13 rebounds, 1 steal, and 1 blocked shot.devinenews.com
Varsity Warhorses Pull Away From Pearsall – The Devine News
Devine smashed theMavericks 61 to 38 in the DSAC this past Friday night by the score of 61 to 38. The win evened the Warhorses district record at 3 and 3 with two district games remaining. After a 13 to 11 Warhorse lead to end the first quarter, Devine outscored Pearsall 20 to 5 to take a commanding 33 to 16 lead into the break. The Warhorses made 9 of 17 free throw attempts for 57% while Pearsall made 6 of 12 for 50%. Both of those games are key to the Warhorses finishing second or third in the final district standings.devinenews.com
Surf photographer captures the dangers of the California coast
Surf photographer captures the dangers of the California coast As so much of the nation shivers, the waves at Mavericks, a surf spot just south of San Francisco, are legendary. Carter Evans reports on the story of a man who confronts and documents the danger of the ocean.cbsnews.com