Gregg Popovich hits coaching milestone in San Antonio Spurs win over Dallas Mavericks

(Photo: Jerome Miron, USA TODAY Sports) DALLAS (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 32 points in his hometown and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-91 on Tuesday night. Gregg Popovich became the fastest NBA coach to 500 road wins. He got there in 835 away games, 41 fewer than Pat Riley. Aldridge, a product of Dallas’…

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Texas church shooter passed background checks for gun purchases in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The man identified as the gunman in the worst mass shooting in modern Texas history twice passed a background check when purchasing firearms at San Antonio area Academy Sports + Outdoors stores, a spokeswoman for the company confirmed Monday. He also legally purchased two firearms in 2014 and 2015 in Colorado. NY attack was ‘terrorism.’ The Texas…

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Standard News The Spurs look to bounce back from their first loss of the season as the road trip continues through Indiana. Teams shipping away superstars rarely come out looking great in the short term. Even if a piece they get back develops into someone special, like in the case of the Grizzlies and Lakers’ Gasol…

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San Antonio Spurs Lock Arms in Unity After National Anthem

Before the San Antonio Spurs opened the season during a home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the players locked arms in a display of unity after the national anthem played. Retired Spurs greats David Robinson and Tim Duncan also participated in the symbolic act. "It was good, that’s the meaning of it, unity. Being united, being one," said Spurs’ Rudy…

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Report: WNBA’s San Antonio Stars to move from San Antonio to Las Vegas

Spurs Sports & Entertainment, which owns the San Antonio-based WNBA franchise, has an agreement in place to sell the team to an unnamed buyer who plans to relocate the team to Nevada, sources told ESPN on Thursday night. Photo courtesy of San Antonio Stars/Twitter The San Antonio Stars are on the verge of moving to Las Vegas. Spurs Sports &…

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Manu Ginobili Says Spurs Won’t Be ‘Full Throttle’ to Start NBA Season

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili doesn’t think his team is going to come out firing to start the 2017-18 season. "We are not going to start full throttle," Ginobili said Wednesday, per Michael C. Wright of ESPN.com. "We’re not going to start as ready to compete as in previous years. But we’ll figure it out." There is a reason…

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San Antonio Spurs Coach calls the US an ’embarrassment in the world,’ rails against support for Trump

One of the NBA’s most lauded and longest tenured coaches departed from basketball talk and spoke candidly about his views on activism in athletics, white privilege and the presidency. The charged remarks came from coach Gregg Popovich during Monday’s media day, ahead of his 21st season leading the San Antonio Spurs. Without naming President Donald Trump specifically, "Pop," as his…

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August hiring accelerates in Texas, San Antonio ahead of Harvey

Texas hiring accelerated in August as the state added 20,400 jobs, compared with 11,200 in July as the state braced for Hurricane Harvey’s impact, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reported Friday. Hiring was also good last month in San Antonio, which added 6,400 new jobs, the Dallas Fed said. That compares with just 400 new positions added in July…

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Charter schools become popular choice in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Grade school campuses that don’t belong to local public or private schools are popping up all over San Antonio. Tuition-free charter schools are becoming a popular choice for families in San Antonio. One charter school system that is rapidly expanding is GreatHearts. According to a spokesperson, GreatHearts is on track to build a new school in San…

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