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Local school districts announcing closures of summer athletic camps amid COVID-19 spikes

SAN ANTONIO - As the number of COVID-19 cases in Bexar County continue to rise, various schools in San Antonio have announced it will be canceling summer athletic camps in an effort to keep students safe. Several schools have taken to social media announcing their closures including Northside ISD (NISD), Judson ISD and Southwest ISD. Northside ISD (NISD)Southwest ISDJudson ISDCheck back on this… → Read More

What will it be like for NBA players in the 'Orlando Bubble'

Want to know what it is going to be like for NBA players in the “Orlando Bubble”? The NBA has sent out its first guidelines to NBA teams regarding the re-start of the season. Here is the information that teams received today. (Courtesy of The Athletic): Phase 1 (June 12-22) → Read More

WATCH: Spurs legend, Sean Elliot shares racist experiences, being called the 'n-word'

SAN ANTONIO - Despite being a Spurs Legend, Sean Elliot explains he is no stranger to racism. In fact, in a video message on Twitter, Elliot described a recent incident where he and Bruce Bowen were golfing and he was called the "N-word. " In light of the recent protests against racial discrimination around the country, more people have become outspoken against racism. → Read More

Bryce Wisdom undergoing immediate treatment as cancer spreads

SAN ANTONIO- This tweet from Bryce Wisdom's mom Diana says the cancer has spread throughout his body and they need to start treatment immediately. Please continue to pray as our survival percentage has decreased substantially. We have a war and we are ready to fight one day at a time, one smile at a time. We are Bryce Strong. → Read More

Bryce Wisdom and his mom share a message of hope for all of you during these trying times

SAN ANTONIO - Many of you have been following the story of Bryce Wisdom, the young Judson Football player who has been battling cancer for more than a year. His courage, determination and attitude has been so inspirational for many, an entire community has rallied around him. Bryce's latest battle starts Wednesday, when he will undergo yet another surgery to remove another tumor. So, who better… → Read More

MESSAGE OF HOPE: Local Pastor using money raised through church to give back

SAN ANTONIO - Community Bible Church raised more than $1 million over Easter Weekend. But instead of using the money for renovations or anything for the church, they're pouring it right back into the community. CBC Pastor Ed Newton said the church will buy gift cards to restaurants and businesses who have been struggling and then give those gift cards to medical workers and first responders.… → Read More

FOLLOW DAILY: A countdown of the best Spur performances ever

SAN ANTONIO - The Spurs are enriched within the culture of San Antonio. Unfortunately, they aren't playing right now because of COVID-19 and the current pandemic throughout the country. So, we have decided to dig into the archives and find the top 10 Spur performances ever. No. 10: Tim Duncan's first playoff game. No. 9: Tony Parker and the 2007 NBA FinalsNo. 8: Tim Duncan almost hits a… → Read More

This could be the next great American moment, all we have to do is come together

SAN ANTONIO - There are mixed messages everywhere you look, changing data, and rising numbers as America is in crisis. It's an interesting sociological experiment here. We've got the extremes, the panicked, who overreact and fight for toilet paper, and the indifferent, like the spring breakers who think this is no big deal. But it is. Two Mondays ago, we were told it was 15 cases in the U. S.… → Read More

Alamo Heights ISD names new head football coach, athletic director

SAN ANTONIO - The Alamo Heights School Board has hired its next football coach. We're told the new head football coach and athletic director will be Ron Rittimann. Rittimann is one of the most respected coaches in the state, a 30-year veteran who coached under Jim Streety at Madison and has been the head man at Johnson High School the last 12 years. He replaces Mike Norment, who retired after a… → Read More

Don's Extra Point: Where were you 20 years ago tonight?

Where were you 20 years ago tonight? I know exactly where I was: Oakland, California. It was All Star weekend and it was memorable for all the right and wrong reasons. On the bright side, Vince Carter put on the greatest dunking exhibition in dunk contest history. Yes, better than the Dr. or Michael Jordan, Dominique Wilkins and everyone since. It's the dunk. Contest performance that holds up 20… → Read More

Astros will not answer cheating scandal questions, yet

SAN ANTONIO - Will the Astros apologize after being caught and repremanded for cheating, which helped them to win the 2017 World Series? This question is burning into everyone's mind as the team reported Wednesday to Spring Training. Some players and the manager who were apart of the team have already come out and apologizing for their actions. Former manager A. J. Hinch has done an on-air… → Read More

Don's Extra Point: Thoughts on the NFL Draft coming to San Antonio

Could the NFL Draft be on the horizon for San Antonio? Possibly not, but this doesn't mean our city leaders shouldn't stop trying! Mayor Ron Nirenberg got the NFL Draft talk started after telling a local radio station that San Antonio needs to take steps toward becoming an NFL city, and one of those steps is to host the NFL Draft. MAYOR NIRENBERG ON NFL DRAFT. → Read More

REMEMBERING '99: Spurs lose last game of its season before winning it all

For the last two months, we've been remembering 1999 and the Spurs run to their first title. But most Spurs fans would rather forget 20 years ago Friday night. That's because 20 years ago, the Spurs lost their second game of the playoffs. The Knicks showed some fight in game three, as the series moved back to New York. It didn't help the Spurs struggled taking care of the basketball, they turned… → Read More

REMEMBER '99: Spurs beat Knicks in Game 2

On June 18th in 1999, San Antonio was awash in Spurs fever. The car flags were flying on the streets, the banners were hanging from just about every business in town and on this night, the Spurs beat the Knicks in Game 2. The Spurs held the Knicks to just 67 points as they took a 2-0 series lead. They of course went on to win the series in 5 games, and Tim Duncan led the way with 25 points.… → Read More

REMEMBER '99: Spurs take 1-0 series victory in NBA Finals

It was a 26 year wait but on June 16th 1999 San Antonio was the center of the basketball world. Game 1 of the 1999 NBA Finals tipped off 20 years ago today between the Spurs and Knicks. The Spurs got off to a sluggish start because of a nine day break but in the second half they got going thanks to Tim Duncan. In just his second year in the league Duncan went off for 33 points and 13 rebounds in… → Read More

REMEMBERING '99: Twitter reacts to Memorial Day Miracle

We continue to look back at the 20th anniversary of the Spurs first championship in 1999 and Spurs fans are reacting to one of the best moments from the run. We had Sean Elliott in the studio to talk about the Memorial Day Miracle and it's taken off on social media. Sean said on air he's met just about everyone who was in the Alamodome and beyond. Everyone's got their story of where they were… → Read More

REMEMBERING '99: Spurs take commanding 3-0 lead over Lakers

It's crazy to think of now, a back-to-back in the playoffs, but it was the lockout shortened season and games 3 and 4 of the second round came on Saturday and Sunday, May 22 and May 23. Twenty years ago Wednesday, the Spurs took a commanding 3-0 lead because the Lakers had no answer for Tim Duncan. Duncan had 37 points and 14 boards, when they double teamed Duncan, the rest picked up the slack. → Read More

We remember '99: The Spurs were about to play back-to-back with Lakers

The Spurs were about to make it 3-0 twenty years ago Tuesday as we remember '99. Believe it or not, the Spurs and Lakers were about to play a back to back in the playoffs. There were two days in between the series moving from San Antonio to Los Angeles, but games three and four would come on a Saturday and Sunday. 20 years ago today, we were in between games. → Read More

We remember '99: Spurs were on their way to LA with their brooms

"I don't care about sweeps, I just want to win," said David Robinson. 20 years ago tonight, the Spurs were on their way to LA and they took their brooms with 'em, as We Remember '99. We continue our tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Spurs first title. 20 years ago tonight, the Spurs left for LA with a 2-0 lead. Spurs fans showed up at the airport to see them off after they beat the Lakers… → Read More

REMEMBERING '99: Spurs quiet the Lakers in Game 1 against Lakers

Twenty years ago Friday night, the Spurs and Lakers started what would end up being a legendary rivalry. One or the other would be in the NBA Finals for the next seven years, and 11 of the next 12. All of this started May 17, 1999. The Spurs invented the 'Hack-A-Shaq. ' Not the intentional sending him to the line, but making him earn it. David Robinson and Tim Duncan held Shaq to 6-of-19… → Read More