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DALLAS – The regular season opener for the Dallas Mavericks is forever ingrained in the history books, and they definitely learned a thing or two during Wednesday’s 121-100 loss to the Phoenix Suns.
And most of the lessons learned came at the defensive end of the floor, where the Mavs were less than stellar when they allowed 37 points in the first quarter and an additional 38 points in the fourth quarter. It became a major point of emphasis for the Mavs, who allowed too many wide open shots down in the Valley of the Suns.
“We’ve got to communicate better and […]
Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, expressed some regret Thursday evening for using the infamous nickname “Lyin’ Ted” during a recent debate with the Republican incumbent, Ted Cruz.
“It’s not something that I feel totally comfortable with, and perhaps in the heat […]
Federal appeals court finds Texas foster kids were endangered — but strikes down some attempts at reform
A federal appeals court on Thursday once again confirmed what advocates and lower courts have said for years: There are major, troubling flaws in Texas’ child welfare system. But the judges also struck down many specific remedies that a lower court had proposed to target those […]
The San Antonio City Council on Thursday approved a plan for an overhaul of the Alamo Plaza, the San Antonio Express-News reported.
According to the Express-News report, the council’s 9-2 vote authorized a proposal that would close streets in front of the monument, initiate a 50-year agreement for the Texas General Land Office to lease and manage the site and repair the Cenotaph — […]