Aldridge scores 56, Spurs outlast Thunder 154-147 in 2OT

Sports 01/11/19, 01:08

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 56 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Russell Westbrook's triple-double with 24 points, 24 rebounds and 13 assists and outlasted the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 154-147 victory in double-overtime on Thursday night.Aldridge had seven points in the second overtime and Derrick White added ...

Castro vows to champion health care, housing during 2020 bid

Politics 01/07/19, 22:22

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is introducing himself to Iowa Democrats as a champion of universal health care and affordable housing as he moves toward a presidential campaign. Castro spoke with party activists on Monday night at a house party in his first trip to Iowa since forming an exploratory ...

White, Aldridge lead Spurs past Grizzlies, 108-88

Basketball 01/05/19, 23:07

Derrick White scored 19 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a sluggish start to beat Memphis 108-88 on Saturday night, handing the Grizzlies their fifth straight loss.San Antonio won for the 12th time in 15 games and is 4 1/2 games out of first in ...

DeRozan has triple-double, Spurs win in Leonard’s return

Sports 01/03/19, 23:02

DeMar DeRozan had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists and the San Antonio Spurs welcomed back Kawhi Leonard with thunderous jeers in a 125-107 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night.Leonard scored 21 points on 8-for-13 shooting, but the anger the Spurs' fans ...

Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest Airlines, dies at 87

Business 01/03/19, 19:46

Not many CEOs dress up as Elvis Presley, settle a business dispute with an arm-wrestling contest, or go on TV wearing a paper bag over their head. That's Herb Kelleher. Herb Kelleher did all those things. Along the way, the co-founder and longtime leader of Southwest Airlines also revolutionized air travel by ...

Kawhi Leonard’s return to San Antonio not just another game

Basketball 01/02/19, 19:31

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is downplaying the significance of Kawhi Leonard's return to San Antonio.As usual, Leonard isn't saying much.But Leonard's first game in San Antonio since being traded to Toronto along with Danny Green for DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl has more significance than just another regular season gamePopovich ...

No. 25 Iowa State’s finish far better than its start

Football 12/27/18, 14:56

Back in September, Iowa State was sitting at 1-3, a record that looked like the Cyclones of old.A season of big expectations — at least bigger than most years in Ames — was on the brink of collapse with a canceled game, an injured senior quarterback and two straight losses ...

DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Nuggets 111-103

Basketball 12/26/18, 23:31

DeMar DeRozan had 30 points, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 111-103 on Wednesday night.Bryn Forbes added 15 points for the resurgent Spurs (19-16), who have won eight of 10 to move within two percentage points of first-place Houston in the Southwest Division.Juancho ...

Harden scores 39, leads Rockets past Spurs 108-101

Basketball 12/22/18, 22:32

James Harden had 39 points and 10 assists to lead the Houston Rockets past the San Antonio Spurs 108-101 on Saturday night.Clint Capela had 21 points and a season-high 23 rebounds, and Eric Gordon had 18 points on 4-of-12 shooting from 3-point range.DeMar DeRozan led San Antonio with 28 points ...

Spurs make season-high 18 3-pointers, rout Wolves 124-98

Basketball 12/21/18, 23:14

Bryn Forbes scored 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs set a season-high with 18 3-pointers in a 124-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.Marco Belinelli had 17 points and Davis Bertans added 15 to help the Spurs win for the seventh time in eight games. San Antonio ...

30 to 40 vehicles crash on stretch of foggy Texas interstate

Texas 12/19/18, 16:45

Authorities say 30 to 40 vehicles were involved in a string of wrecks in heavy fog along an approximately 2-mile (3-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 37 in rural South Texas.Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Jason Reyes said no one was killed in the accidents Wednesday morning in Atascosa (a-tuhs-KOH'-suh) County ...

Guatemala: Body of girl who died in US custody set to return

Texas 12/18/18, 15:11

Guatemalan authorities say they have completed documentation needed to clear the way for repatriation of the body of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody.Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marta Larra says Jakelin Caal's cadaver is expected to return to Guatemala on Thursday and then be taken to ...

Rudy Gay scores 21 as the Spurs defeat 76ers 123-96

Basketball 12/17/18, 23:08

Rudy Gay had 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan each added 20 as San Antonio Spurs defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 123-96 on Monday night. San Antonio bounced back after squandering a 21-point lead in a loss to Chicago on Saturday night. The Spurs held an opponent under 100 points ...

East features MVP candidates even with LeBron in the West

Basketball 12/17/18, 02:46

With eight shopping days to Christmas, the NBA's decision to have Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Philadelphia's Joel Embiid in its holiday lineup is more than just sides in another hoop smorgasbord.It puts the spotlight on — and raises a question — about the MVP race, as in, who in the ...

Dunn, Markkanen rally Bulls late to beat Spurs, 98-93

Basketball 12/15/18, 23:19

Kris Dunn scored 24 points, Lauri Markkanen added 23 and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit in the second half to stun the San Antonio Spurs 98-93 on Saturday night.The rally snapped Chicago's three-game skid and ended San Antonio's four-game winning streak.LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 12 ...

Girl who died fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Texas 12/15/18, 18:07

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from this small indigenous community in Guatemala where she spent her days plodding through mud and surrounded by coconut trees.The ...

Harden has 50 in triple-double, Rockets beat Lakers 126-111

Basketball 12/13/18, 23:17

James Harden had 50 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, scoring 11 points during a big fourth-quarter run to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.Harden grabbed his 10th rebound with less than 90 seconds left to give him his second ...

Spurs earn largest win of the season, beat Clippers 125-87

Basketball 12/13/18, 22:59

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the San Antonio Spurs won their fourth straight, topping the Los Angeles Clippers 125-87 on Thursday night for their largest win of the season.Rudy Gay added 21 points and DeMar DeRozan had 14 points and seven assists for San Antonio.The Spurs held an opponent ...

Julian Castro moves toward 2020 White House run

Texas 12/12/18, 10:37

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he's taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12. The move Wednesday gives the 44-year-old former San Antonio mayor an ...

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