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Mark Emmert became the acting president of the NCAA in 2010.  Emmert previously served as the president of the University of Washington from 2004-2010.

To the NCAA, talk is cheap, action is needed

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 6, 2021

On Monday, March 18, University of Oregon forward Sedona Prince posted a video on TikTok and Twitter highlighting a vast disparity in the weight room accommodations between the men’s and women’s NCAA...

Preston Bigley and teammates pose under their championship banner. Schreiner University was the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Champions in 2017.

Division III athletics: nothing to be ashamed of

Preston Bigley, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

What is more important in life? Following your passion and developing your potential or reaching for something based purely on status? I would go with the former.   Taylor Sutlive, a former Division...

Flipping the Bird Podcast (Ep. 3)

March 23, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkiMkdSgPxM

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NFL free agency winners and losers so far

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

It is that time of the year again for the NFL, when post-Super Bowl events take place and many players test free agency. For most players, there are three considerations before signing the dotted line....

The UTSA Recreational Wellness Center’s Aquatics Center was costructed in 2016. The Aquatics center plays host to an eight-lane lap pool.

The next major UTSA sport? Let’s go for a swim

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

Within the past decade, UTSA sports have grown by leaps and bounds. Over the last 10 years, we have seen the beginning of our football program and the construction of our new $41.5 million athletics facility....

UTSA women’s basketball has seen their production decline every season under Coach Holt’s tenure. The team’s fortunes hit an all-time low in 2021 as the team won the fewest amount of games in their 40 year history.

Women’s basketball needs a change

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

Moving on from a head coach is something no program or team ever wants to feel the need to do. However, there comes a time where it is clear that a relationship has run its natural course between a program...

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor September 29, 2020

This NBA season has come with its fair share of upsets. We’ve seen the first chapter of young and up-and-coming dynasties such as the Denver Nuggets solidify their spot as contenders for the future following...

Quarterback Frank Harris scrambles away from the Army defensive line in last year's Army vs UTSA game. The 'Runners lost last year's matchup 31-13.

New season, new meep?

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer September 4, 2020

UTSA football has made changes to its 2020 schedule of games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The season opener against Louisiana State University (LSU) and the game against Old Dominion University (ODU)...

An NBA Preview: Texas Edition

An NBA Preview: Texas Edition

Max Aguirre, Ryder Martin, and Dalton Hartmann July 29, 2020

After many months of speculation and anticipation, the NBA has finally made its long awaited return. The Orlando bubble seems to be working: 22 teams have arrived and will continue the season from where...

Work begins on UTSA's new RACE athletic center, scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2021. RACE will provide access to several high end features, including academic centers, new locker rooms, practice fields, and a sports medicine center.

UTSA moves forward on construction of RACE building, but is it worth it?

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer July 3, 2020

Amid the turmoil of the end of the Spring semester, a major step forward for the athletic program seemed to fly under the radar when UTSA officially broke ground on the Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence...

Sheldon Jones breaking a tackle during a home game against the University of Southern Miss. The Roadrunners have played every home game in the Alamodome since they began play in 2011.

The Alamodome is hindering UTSA football’s growth

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer June 8, 2020

The Alamodome is a wondrous sight to behold. One of the most identifiable landmarks of downtown San Antonio, it plays host to a number of major events every year that serve as the nexus of entertainment...

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...

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