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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, ...

A great time for UTSA sports

Pitcher Karen Patel releases a pitch while the LA Tech dugout looks on.

Corina Garcia Young/The Paisano

Ryan Garza

June 9, 2018

Welcome to UTSA, incoming ‘Runners! If you aren’t too familiar with UTSA athletics, we are a NCAA Division I school that participates in Conference USA; we currently boast 17 different sports teams among men and women.  As you may know, football is king here in Texas and with Head Coach Frank Wi...

The controversy around NCAA athlete compensation

USC running back busts through the hole. 

Courtesy of James Santelli/

Josh Levario

December 6, 2017

Division I university sports teams will generate an estimated $9 billion this year. However, only the top 20 of 230 programs will pull in more than $100 million, most won’t even break more than $20 million. The debate on whether or not college athletes should be paid a salary has been going on for de...

The best and worst uniforms in college football

Daniel Hartwig/ Notre Dame football’s classic white and gold look.

Connor Zimmerlee

November 1, 2017

In college football, outlandish and creative uniforms have become a staple. From Oregon’s various uniform combinations to Alabama’s two classic uniforms, schools are identified by the uniforms they wear on Saturday. In recent years, there has been a movement to come up with creative alternate uniforms...

The top customized cleats worn by players in the NFL

Josh Norman’s “300” cleats (#6). Master Tesfatsion/Washington Post

Connor Zimmerlee

November 1, 2017

Number Ten: J.J. Watt “Texas Strong” In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houston citizens were devastated. Thousands lost their homes and had almost nothing to bring them hope. Enter J.J. Watt, the face of the Houston Texans football team. Sporting cleats emblazoned with the Texas flag, Watt show...

Individual awards up in the air as MLB regular season ends

Altuve watches the ball he hit sail through the air. Photo Courtesy of Keith Allison/

Connor Zimmerlee

October 4, 2017

AL Manager of the Year: A.J. Hinch-Houston Astros Throughout the 2017 season, the Houston Astros have consistently been one of the best, teams in all of major league baseball. Joining both the Dodgers and Indians as one of the three teams with 100 wins during the regular season, the Astros have been...

Shocking moves and trades continue throughout 2017 NBA offseason

Shocking moves and trades continue throughout 2017 NBA offseason

Ricky Galindo

August 30, 2017

This past NBA season, we witnessed the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers clash in the NBA Finals for the third year in a row. The Warriors came out on top by winning the series four games to one. Many believed that the Warriors were a lock to win the finals since the beginning of the season...

A look at the summer of 2017 in sports

Sidney Crosby poses with trophy after winning
game 7 of ECF. Photo courtesy of Michael Miller

Zach Truesdale

August 22, 2017

For the summer of 2017, the word exciting is not powerful enough to explain what has happened over the past few months in the sports world. Blockbuster trades, feuds, broken records, new deals and of course championships have taken place. This year’s Wimbledon champions were Garbiñe...

NBA playoffs just around the corner

Bryan Gallardo

April 4, 2017

With only eight games left in the regular season, the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. It’s that special time of the year when 16 playoff teams set out to earn the champion- ship title. Will we see a third Cavaliers vs Warriors finals matchup? Could the Celtics or the Washington Wi...

Roel Gonzalez: Veteran Turned Extreme Endurance Athlete

Photo taken after The Habanero 100-miler.
Photo Courtesy of Roy Orazco

Wylie Kuykendall

March 28, 2017

“The body is a marvelous machine, and you can have it do just about anything,” said Roel Gonzalez, a UTSA student who is pushing his body and mind beyond the brink of what many consider humanly possible. Gonzalez is an ultrarunner, which means he belongs to an exclusive group of individua...

Fantasy football: 60 million players, one goal

Frankie Leal

February 1, 2017

A whopping 57.4 million people throughout the United States and Canada participated in fantasy sports in 2016 with football being the most popular. Fantasy football has exploded in popularity over the past few seasons, and more football fans seem to get involved every year. Perhaps it's the humorous ...