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Dallas signing Andy Dalton shouldn’t be seen as a threat to Dak Prescott

Dallas signing Andy Dalton shouldn’t be seen as a threat to Dak Prescott

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Longtime Cincinnati Bengals starting quarterback Andy Dalton’s first foray into free agency didn’t last very long. After being released by the Bengals after nine years with the team, Dalton was signed by the Dallas Cowboys on a one-year contract worth up to $7 million, of which only $3 million is...

NFL Draft First Round Recap: Grades and Analysis of All 32 Selections

NFL Draft First Round Recap: Grades and Analysis of All 32 Selections

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft began with its first round on the night of April 23, providing entertainment and a bit of hope at a time when America desperately needs it. With questions about how well a virtual draft event would work, it came as a relief that there appeared to be no major technical glitches. This major technological...

Why we need to pump the brakes on resuming sports in isolated locations

Chase Field 3

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The absence of sports during the COVID-19 crisis has been eerie to say the least. With only the NFL being in their offseason at the time that all the major sporting leagues were suspended indefinitely, the rest of the sports world has been left grappling with questions of when they will get the cha...

NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to spring sport student athletes

Jonathan Tapia swings at a pitch in a game. UTSA was about to kickoff conference play against the Charlotte 49ers when the outbreak of COVID-19 halted all sports in the United States and around the world Photo by Jack Myer.

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

  One of the signs of the severity of the COVID-19 crisis was the mass cancellation of sporting events across the country. College sports in particular were hit hard, with the NCAA March Madness tournament being the highest profile cancellation. There’s an argument to be made, however, that the ...

NFL free agency opens with numerous big moves

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Ryder Martin

March 31, 2020

The lack of sports due to COVID-19 has really helped drive home just how unnatural the world feels right now. With the absence of all major sports leagues, the past week has felt very disconcerting to fans. Lucky for all major sports fans looking for a reprieve from the stress and worry of the current glob...

There is still hope for UTSA men’s basketball

Jhivvan Jackson drives to the basket around the Middle Tennessee defenders.
The ‘Runners lost back-to-back games at home.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners men’s basketball team (10-13, C-USA 4-6) is currently ranking ninth out of 14 teams, but their record does not reflect the talent of this roster. The ‘Runners started off the year poorly with five consecutive losses and an average point difference of 17.4 points per game (PPG...

Mamba Out

Mamba Out

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2020

Somber does not come close to describing the overpowering emotion felt when the world stopped on Jan. 26, 2020. Kobe Bryant was pronounced dead, and a wave of devastation spread throughout the world — how could such a prolific icon from our generation be gone? This type of loss brings an overwhelmi...

A tribute to Tony Parker

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Dalton Hartmann

November 20, 2019

On Nov. 11, the final member of the Spurs’ Big Three, William Anthony Parker Jr., better known as Tony Parker, had his number nine jersey hung in the Spurs’ rafters. Parker’s retirement took place at the AT&T Center, where coach Gregg Popovich and teammates Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and David...

Fire Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson addresses the media. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Jose Bouquett

November 13, 2019

A 13-point, fourth-quarter comeback against Old Dominion University (ODU) Monarchs (1-9) has unfortunately and likely saved Frank Wilson’s job as UTSA’s head football coach. The comeback was needed to salvage one of the limpest performances of the season from the Roadrunners (4-5). The Monarchs...

The Culture of “Good Enough”

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Jose Bouquett

October 30, 2019

It appears as if “good enough” is the favorite phrase of UTSA athletics as Rowdy Jam impressed students but left them wanting more. UTSA announced that they would be hosting an event called Rowdy Jam, where the players from both women’s and men’s basketball teams would compete in events and...

Formula 1 Australia GP Takeaways

Top three results Australia. Courtesy of The Independent.

Leonardo Garcia

March 27, 2019

1.- Valtteri Bottas redeems himself. After the 2018 Formula 1 season, all eyes were on Lewis Hamilton along with numerous others doubted Valtteri Bottas’ potential. Following winter testing, team Ferrari looked strong but Bottas needed to pull some points for the Mercedes team. Many people wanted ...

NBA Finals: Warriors vs Celtics

Lebron James at the NBA Finals

Zach Truesdale

October 26, 2018

After experiencing the draft, crazy offseason stories, trades, free agent signings and watching players ball out in various summer leagues, the anticipation is over. NBA basketball is back. The first two games came last Tuesday as the Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87.  Following that game, we saw the reigning champions, ...