Spurs’ Derrick White takes leadership role into playoffs

Basketball 04/11/19, 15:20

Derrick White's ascension into the starting lineup and the pivotal role he has played in helping San Antonio earn its 22nd straight postseason appearance was a greater surprise to him than anyone else.To hear his teammates and coach Gregg Popovich tell it, the soft-spoken kid not only belongs in the ...

Spurs beat Mavs 105-94 in Nowitzki’s final game

Sports 04/10/19, 21:53

LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-94 on Wednesday night in Dirk Nowitzki's final game.Nowitzki finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the finale of his storied 21-season career — all with the Mavericks. Nowitzki announced he was ...

2020 hopeful Castro holds Trump counterrally in San Antonio

2022 Campaign 04/10/19, 20:39

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is using President Donald Trump's visit to his hometown as a chance to give a jolt to his campaign. Castro held a rally in San Antonio on Wednesday night, hours after Trump was in town for a fundraiser. Castro was San Antonio mayor for five years ...

Update: Trump says about gangs, trafficking at border

Politics 04/10/19, 13:35

The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Texas on Wednesday (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is turning a roundtable with supporters in San Antonio, Texas, into a forum for venting about illegal immigration, human trafficking and safety concerns on the border. Trump says people in border states are living ...

Texas men jailed on murder charge in death of mother

Texas 04/10/19, 13:09

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after authorities accused him and another man of beating his mother with baseball bats and then slitting her throat.San Antonio police say Matthew Dempsey was arrested Tuesday for the death of his mother, Mary Dempsey. The second suspect, 18-year-old Daniel Saucedo, was arrested Wednesday.Both ...

Nowitzki says goodbye at home, set to visit Spurs in finale

Sports 04/10/19, 02:41

Dirk Nowitzki notched season highs in points, shots and minutes before telling Dallas Mavericks fans that his record 21st season with the same franchise would be his last.Then the 40-year-old said he gave just about all he had in what he knew would be his final home game , which ...

The final day of the NBA season arrives, with much to decide

Sports 04/10/19, 02:36

The final day of the season has arrived, with one playoff spot to decide, seven of the eight first-round matchups still unknown and nine different seeds still not clinched.It's also the last day that Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade will be NBA players before retirement. Dallas is in ...

Nowitzki stars in likely home finale, Mavs top Suns 120-109

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:14

Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 30 points and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated the final home game of the 40-year-old's record 21st season with the same franchise in a 120-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.Nowitzki hasn't said he's retiring, but the game-long celebration of his career felt even ...

Richard Cole, last WWII Doolittle Raider, dies in Texas

Texas 04/09/19, 16:36

Retired Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole, the last of the 80 Doolittle Tokyo Raiders who carried out the daring U.S. attack on Japan during World War II, died Tuesday at a military hospital in Texas. He was 103. Robert Whetstone, a spokesman for Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, confirmed ...

Mavs making note of what could be Nowitzki’s final home game

Sports 04/09/19, 12:16

Dirk Nowitzki has not said whether he is retiring because he never wanted a farewell tour.As much as the Mavericks have tried to honor the 40-year-old's request, owner Mark Cuban makes no secret of the team's desire to recognize the big German in the final home game of his record ...

Conners wins Valero days after qualifying, will play Masters

Golf 04/07/19, 19:08

Corey Conners claimed his first PGA Tour victory and earned an invite to the Masters on Sunday, winning the Valero Texas Open less than a week after qualifying.Conners only entered the tournament field Monday, and he's the first golfer to win on the PGA Tour after qualifying on a Monday ...

Westbrook’s triple-double lifts Thunder past Wolves 132-126

Basketball 04/07/19, 17:25

Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 132-126 on Sunday.Paul George also scored 27 points and Dennis Schroder had 14 of his 21 in the fourth quarter as the Thunder remained a half-game ahead of San Antonio for ...

Aldridge’s double-double paces Spurs to 112-90 win over Cavs

Sports 04/07/19, 16:23

LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 13 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs, who are in a three-team scramble to determine playoff seeding in the Western Conference, extended Cleveland's losing streak to nine games by beating the Cavaliers 112-90 on Sunday.The Spurs recently clinched a postseason spot for a NBA ...

Kim flirts with another hole-in-one, Valero lead down to 1

Texas 04/06/19, 18:01

Si Woo Kim narrowly missed a second hole-in-one on consecutive days and saw his four-shot lead trimmed to one over Monday qualifier Corey Conners after Saturday's third round of the Valero Texas Open.Kim aced the 16th hole at the TPC San Antonio on Friday, and he missed it by inches ...

Si Woo Kim leads by 4 after 2nd round at Valero Texas Open

Golf 04/05/19, 19:35

First-round leader Si Woo Kim used a late-round hole-in-one Friday to build a four-shot lead at the halfway point of the Valero Texas Open. Kim, the 2017 Players Championship winner, led by one heading into the second round before shooting a 6-under 66. Kim aced TPC San Antonio's 16th hole and is ...

Young, Collins help Hawks beat Sixers again

Basketball 04/03/19, 21:32

Trae Young had 33 points and 12 assists, John Collins added 25 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat Philadelphia 130-122 on Wednesday night, handing the playoff-bound 76ers their second straight loss.The Sixers began the night needing one victory and a loss by Boston to secure the No. 3 seed in ...

Spurs claim 21st straight home win over Hawks, 117-111

Basketball 04/02/19, 22:09

DeMar DeRozan scored 29 points and the San Antonio Spurs defeated Atlanta 117-111 Tuesday night for their 21st straight win at home over the Hawks.San Antonio point guard Derrick White added 23 points after scoring 12 total points in his previous two games.The Spurs remain seventh in the Western Conference ...

US expands ‘catch and release’ amid surge in migrants

Texas 04/02/19, 18:42

The surge of migrant families arriving at the southern border has led the Trump administration to dramatically expand a practice President Donald Trump has long called as "catch and release." With immigrant processing and holding centers overwhelmed, the administration is busing people hundreds of miles inland and releasing them at Greyhound ...

Hield scores 26, helps Kings end 11-game skid in San Antonio

Basketball 03/31/19, 20:49

Buddy Hield scored 26 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped an 11-game skid in San Antonio, holding on in the fourth quarter and beating the Spurs 113-106 Sunday night.Willie Cauley-Stein added 17 points and all of Sacramento's starters scored in double figures. Bogdan Bogdanovic added 15 points off the bench.LaMarcus ...

Migrant families overwhelm San Antonio bus stop, shelters

U.S. 03/30/19, 15:15

The surge of migrant families crossing the southern border is overwhelming a bus station and aid organizations in San Antonio. The San Antonio Express-News reports city shelters have run out of space for the hundreds of people U.S. authorities are releasing from family detention centers around the city and on the ...

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