FBI, DPS to run statewide anti-terrorism training exercise

Texas 10/25/18, 22:58

The Texas Department and Public Safety and the FBI plan to run a three-day statewide anti-terrorism training exercise next week. A DPS statement issued Thursday says the agencies will join with local and other state and federal agencies to run the drill from noon Sunday through 5 p.m. Tuesday in Greenville, ...

Oladipo scores 21 as Pacers rout Spurs 116-96

Basketball 10/24/18, 23:01

Victor Oladipo had 21 points and the Indiana Pacers led for all but the opening seconds in a 116-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.Indiana led by 29 points at one point while handing San Antonio its first home loss. Seven Pacers scored in double figures, including ...

Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142

Basketball 10/23/18, 01:38

Patty Mills hit a go-ahead jumper with 6.8 seconds left and the San Antonio Spurs kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless with LeBron James, rallying from a six-point deficit in the final minute of overtime for a wild 143-142 victory Monday night.James hit a tying 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left ...

Borrego: Hiring female coaches shows NBA trending right way

Basketball 10/22/18, 03:13

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants more women throughout the league. He's getting his wish.In recent days, two significant moves were made, with Kristi Toliver being added to Washington's staff of assistant coaches, and Chasity Melvin getting hired as an assistant coach with Charlotte's G League affiliate in Greensboro, North Carolina.Those ...

DeRozan leads Spurs past Wolves 112-108; Butler scores 23

Basketball 10/17/18, 23:29

DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by Minnesota's Jimmy Butler in a 112-108 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night in a matchup of teams coming off a tumultuous offseason.DeRozan was ...

Update: Ted Cruz, O’Rourke trade barbs in Senate debate

Texas 10/16/18, 21:27

The Latest on the Texas Senate race debate between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one ...

Debate may be O’Rourke’s last chance to cut into Cruz lead

Texas 10/16/18, 17:23

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched.O'Rourke is giving up his El Paso congressional seat to challenge Cruz and shattered Senate fundraising records with an ...

Cruz, O’Rourke debate may be last chance for big moment

Texas 10/16/18, 00:36

Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas is taking a sharper tone in his campaign heading into the final scheduled debate with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, center in cap, is surrounded as he leaves a rally, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in San Antonio. O'Rourke is taking ...

Spurs enter new season battling the same uncertainties

Basketball 10/10/18, 16:15

The Spurs were eager to turn the page after all the injuries and uncertainty of last season.Instead, the hard luck continues.San Antonio was beset by two knee injuries in the preseason, the most devastating to point guard Dejounte Murray. Coach Gregg Popovich said Murray will likely miss the season after ...

Next step for NBA is hiring women in positions of power

Basketball 10/09/18, 03:15

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sees one simple way for both the NBA and women to mark real progress in the league.Hire more women in positions of power."I think there just has to be more, more of the same," said Popovich, who during the offseason promoted assistant coach Becky ...

Murray’s knee injury another Spurs concern as season nears

Basketball 10/07/18, 21:00

The San Antonio Spurs have more injury concerns with a little more than a week remaining until the regular season.Starting point guard Dejounte Murray's knee buckled and he crashed to the court Sunday in a preseason loss to the Houston Rockets. He will undergo an MRI exam on Monday.Murray was ...

Timberwolves march on despite Butler drama

Basketball 10/07/18, 20:15

Jimmy Butler may or may not be traded before Minnesota opens the season on Oct. 17 at San Antonio.However, it appears increasingly inevitable that the Butler won't be with the Timberwolves this season — and they've only got one more chance to start learning how to play without the four-time ...

Bus carrying Oklahoma students rolls over in central Texas

Texas 09/29/18, 18:18

Multiple injuries were reported Saturday when a school bus carrying students from Oklahoma rolled over along a central Texas highway.Lampasas Police Department Assistant Chief Jody Cummings said the crash occurred about 3:18 p.m. near Lampasas, about 61 miles (98 kilometers) northwest of Austin.Cummings said the bus carried 27 people, including ...

2nd Cruz-O’Rouke debate postponed due to Senate schedule

Texas 09/28/18, 11:08

The second debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has been postponed because the Senate may be in session this weekend to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.Organizers announced Friday that Sunday night's event at the University of Houston was off while ...

San Antonio, Minneapolis, Dallas, Cleveland awarded Final 4s

Basketball 09/24/18, 16:05

The Women's Final Four will have a familiar feel to it for the next few years.The NCAA on Monday chose San Antonio, Minneapolis, Dallas and Cleveland to host the event from 2021 through 2024. All four cities have hosted before.The next two sites were determined a few years ago, with ...

On Basketball: Butler made his move _ now it’s Wolves’ turn

Basketball 09/20/18, 14:10

Jimmy Butler knows that NBA players can force their way into trades.Forcing their way into a trade that suits the player, that's an entirely different story.Butler has told the Minnesota Timberwolves that he has no intentions of re-signing with the club next summer, his way of saying "trade me now" ...

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