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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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August 31, 2008

Hakeem Olajuwon

“When I was playing in college and the pros, most of the articles called me a ‘future Hall of Famer.’ So you get that idea in your head. You feel secure and confident that you’ll be elected to the Hall of Fame, but it’s different when it actually happens.”

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March 31, 2008

Avery Johnson

“Just because you played the game doesn’t mean that you’re confident enough to coach.”

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May 31, 2005

Brooklyn Heights

A one-on-one with Brooklyn Pope reveals her to be—off the court, at least—a fairly typical fifteen-year-old girl. But when the game clock starts, she’s the future of women’s basketball. Maybe basketball, period.

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January 1, 2004

Duke of Dunbar

That would be 75-year-old Robert Hughes, who has amassed more victories while coaching in Fort Worth than anyone in high school basketball history. For most people, that would be enough.

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December 1, 1998

Moses Malone, Jr., and George Gervin, Jr.

After years of watching their fathers tear up the NBA,19-year-old Moses Malone, Jr.,  and 22-year-old George Gervin, Jr., have the ball in their court—at the University of Houston. Malone, who graduated from Friendswood High School in May, and Gervin, a San Antonio native who spent last year at San Jacinto

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March 1, 1996

Shoot a Basketball

With high school basketball playoffs just around the bend, our thoughts turned to the mechanics of the game—and so we called head boys coach Robert Hughes of Dunbar High School in Fort Worth, whose lifetime record of 1,082-192 makes him the fourth-winningest coach in the country. A two-time All-American at

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January 1, 1996

Spoils Sports

Oilers owner Bud Adams is hightailing it to Nashville; Drayton McLane may move the Astros too—or sell. In Houston and across the country, rooting for the home team is quickly becoming a thing of the past.

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January 1, 1996

Smooth Operator

You might say Tarek Souryal is the most important Dallas Maverick: He doesn’t score or rebound, but he reconstructs million-dollar ankles and knees, and that makes him a real team player.

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