Murray 44 saves, Marner extends streak, Leafs top Stars 4-0

The Stars were shut out for the first time this season. DALLAS — Matt Murray made a season-high 44 saves and Mitch Marner extended his Toronto-record point streak to 20 games with an early assist as the Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Tuesday night. John Tavares, Auston Matthews, Rasmus Sandin and Alexander … Read more

Legendary boxing referee Mills Lane dies

Respected for being tough but fair, Lane’s famous “Let’s get it on!” command became the final words heard before many memorable fights. RENO, Nev. — Mills Lane, the Hall of Fame boxing referee who was the third man in the ring when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, died Tuesday. He was 85. Lane had … Read more

UTSA earns program-record 30 Conference USA accolades after another banner year

27 Roadrunners got all-conference honors, including six on the first team. SAN ANTONIO — The UTSA Roadrunners are Conference USA champions again, and they earned a program-record 30 all-conference and all-freshman team accolades on Tuesday. 27 Roadrunners got all-conference honors, including six on the first team. Those players were quarterback Frank Harris, wide receiver Zakhari … Read more

San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2023

Former UTSA and Spurs guard Devin Brown made the cut, along with Jimmy Walker, Rose Monday, Emilie Burrer Foster, and Wanda Bingham. SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2023 class of inductees. Devin Brown played for UTSA and San Antonio Spurs. Also making the cut were Olympic track … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo benched for World Cup match against Switzerland

The crowd went wild when Cristiano Ronaldo finally stood to enter the game in the 72nd minute. LUSAIL, Qatar — Cristiano Ronaldo was dropped from the starting lineup for Portugal’s match against Switzerland on Tuesday in the round of 16 of the World Cup. The move came a day after his coach expressed frustration about … Read more

Spurs’ Popovich among highest paid coaches in U.S. sports

The Spurs head coach is also the highest paid NBA coach according to a new report. SAN ANTONIO — During San Antonio Spurs Media Day 2022, head coach Gregg Popovich quipped that one of the reasons he is still coaching after decades of patrolling the sidelines was that his NBA paycheck is pretty good. “What … Read more