Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs

Sports 02/22/19, 22:04

Kawhi Leonard had a go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and scored 25 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat his former San Antonio Spurs teammates 120-117 on Friday night, spoiling DeMar DeRozan return.Leonard stole the ball from DeRozan at midcourt and raced in alone for a one-handed slam.Traded to ...

Ex-Texas nurse accused in infant deaths deemed fit for trial

Texas 02/14/19, 18:25

A Texas judge has determined a former nurse who prosecutors suspect of causing the deaths of as many as 60 children is competent to stand trial.Judge Andrew Carruthers made the ruling Thursday in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones after reviewing her psychological evaluation.But Carruthers agreed to a request ...

New league pleased with first-week ratings but cautious

Football 02/13/19, 19:13

The Alliance of American Football was a ratings winner in its inaugural weekend, but founder Charlie Ebersol realizes it is a small sample size."We feel really good about them and that our theory that Americans want more football tends to be true," Ebersol said in a phone interview. "However, we ...

Aldridge leads Spurs to 108-107 win over Grizzlies

Basketball 02/13/19, 00:06

After a night of successful 3-point shooting for the San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge took over inside in the closing minutes.Aldridge scored 22 points, including San Antonio's final seven, as the Spurs broke a four-game slide with a 108-107 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. Aldridge's inside baskets ...

McCollum has 30 points and Blazers beat the Spurs 127-118

Basketball 02/08/19, 01:02

CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night.Damian Lillard added 24 points and nine assists for the Blazers, who were coming off a loss at home to Miami but ...

Bagley’s career-high 24 points lead Kings past Spurs 127-112

Basketball 02/05/19, 00:35

Rookie forward Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 24 points and 12 rebounds for his third straight double-double, leading the Sacramento Kings past the San Antonio Spurs 127-112 on Monday night for their seventh straight home win.De'Aaron Fox added 20 points and Buddy Hield scored 18 to extend Sacramento's longest ...

Aldridge helps Spurs escape pesky Pelicans, 113-108

Sports 02/02/19, 23:18

LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs withstood another bat intrusion — with a nifty play from the team's coyote mascot — and held off the depleted New Orleans Pelicans 113-108 on Saturday night.The Spurs led for all but the opening basket in successfully ...

Wily Coyote: Spurs mascot comes to rescue, traps bat

Sports 02/02/19, 23:02

On another batty night in San Antonio, the Spurs mascot made the play of the game.Nothing but net.Sporting a Batman costume — cape and all — The Coyote rushed the court and trapped a live bat Saturday, the second time one of the winged intruders disrupted a Spurs home game ...

Derrick White’s career night leads Spurs past Nets, 117-114

Basketball 01/31/19, 23:24

Derrick White scored a career-high 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Brooklyn 117-114 on Thursday night, their 16th straight win at home over the Nets.Fresh off his seventh All-Star selection, LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points, including a critical three-point play in the ...

Gay’s buzzer beater gives Spurs 126-124 win over Suns

Basketball 01/29/19, 23:23

Rudy Gay hit a 21-foot jumper at the buzzer and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Devin Booker's 38 points to escape with a 126-124 victory over Phoenix on Tuesday night, extending the Suns' losing streak to nine games. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 14 rebounds for San Antonio, which is ...

Streak of streaks: Warriors have won 10 straight _ again

Basketball 01/28/19, 03:29

The Golden State Warriors don't just have streaks.They have streaks of streaks.Golden State has won 10 straight games, the longest winning streak in the NBA this season. And that makes this the sixth consecutive season that the Warriors have had a double-digit streak of victories — which ties San Antonio ...

Aldridge leads Spurs past Wizards 132-119

Basketball 01/27/19, 21:51

LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Washington Wizards 132-119 on Sunday night to snap a two-game skid at home.The Spurs were without leading scorer DeMar DeRozan, but had seven players in double figures. Reserve Davis Bertans had a season-high ...

Aldridge has double-double as Spurs beat Pelicans 126-114

Basketball 01/26/19, 20:39

LaMarcus Aldridge played with a sore left wrist to finish with 28 points and 12 rebounds, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 126-114 victory over the depleted New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.Rudy Gay had 22 points, including 11 in the third quarter, and 11 rebounds to help San Antonio ...

Texas plans $320M psychiatric hospital in San Antonio

Texas 01/25/19, 15:11

San Antonio will receive a new $320 million psychiatric hospital to replace the slanted floors and sinking foundations of the city's decades-old facility, according to Texas officials.The Texas Health and Human Services Commission released design plans this week for the new San Antonio State Hospital, to be opened in 2023 ...

Lowry, VanVleet each score 19, Raptors beat Kings 120-105

Basketball 01/22/19, 21:38

Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet each scored 19 points, Pascal Siakam had 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Sacramento Kings 120-105 on Tuesday night.Serge Ibaka had 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Raptors extended their home winning streak to 10 games. Toronto's franchise record for consecutive home wins ...

Harris’ near triple-double leads Clippers by Spurs, 103-95

Basketball 01/20/19, 21:30

Tobias Harris had 27 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-95 on Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak.LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 14 rebounds for San Antonio, which committed 18 turnovers.The Clippers led for all but 14 ...

Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children’s hospital

Entertainment 01/19/19, 18:28

Justin Timberlake pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.Timberlake took a break from his "Man of the Woods" tour to pop in and pose for pictures with the young patients at Methodist Children's Hospital in San Antonio.A video of the kids was widely ...

Spurs rally from 19 down, beat Mavs 105-101

Basketball 01/16/19, 23:05

Davis Bertans hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:41 left, and the San Antonio Spurs rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 on Wednesday night.The Spurs blew a six-point lead in the final period, but Bertans made his third 3-pointer of the quarter for a 99-96 ...

Parker has triumphant return as Hornets down Spurs, 108-93

Basketball 01/14/19, 23:23

Kemba Walker scored 33 points and Tony Parker enjoyed a triumphant return to San Antonio as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Spurs 108-93 on Monday night, snapping their seven-game home winning streak.Parker had eight points, four assists and three rebounds in his first game back in San Antonio after signing ...

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

Texas 01/12/19, 12:53

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro is now in the 2020 Democratic race for president, and he could end up being the only Latino in what's expected to be a crowded field of White House contenders. The 44-year-old Castro kicked off his campaign Saturday in San Antonio, his hometown. He announced ...

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