Basketball

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May 19, 2015

Is It the Rockets’ Time?

The last Texas team standing has their work cut out for them in a series against the white-hot Golden State Warriors. But it just may be time for a relaunch of Clutch City. 

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March 23, 2015

Celebrate the Spurs (in Haiku)

Having grown up on the South Side of San Antonio, I know that the Spurs aren’t just a team, they’re a way of life. To show my support, I did what any fan would do: make like Bashō and pen five haikus, one for every NBA title. 

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February 10, 2014

Why Do Sports Fans Hate on Athletes So Much?

In the wake of the incident between Oklahoma State basketball star Marcus Smart and Texas Tech "superfan" Jeff Orr, the question of why fans spend half of their time idolizing athletes and the other half treating them like dirt is one worth asking. 

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March 11, 2013

Hoop Queens

Half a century ago, the women’s basketball team at Wayland Baptist College set an extraordinary record that may never be broken: the longest winning streak in sports history.

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January 21, 2013

Are the Spurs Done?

Don't people ask that every year? While some sportswriters say this was the "last best chance" of Duncan era, others still think there's a shot at that fifth championship. 

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January 20, 2013

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Hot hurdling in Giddings, super six-man football in Gordon: Ten towns that got game.

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March 4, 2012

A Bittersweet End for Beren Academy

The Beren Stars fell to the Abilene Christian Panthers, 46-42, in Saturday night's TAPPS 2A final, but people are still talking about how the Houston Orthodox Jewish day school got there.