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Simulated experience aims to prevent texting while driving

March 19, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor For students of this generation, the idea that texting while driving is a destructive decision has been reinforced into our heads since before we could get behind the wheel. The dangers are evident and easy to avoid, and still there is a 75 percent rate of teens...

Professional athletes playing for the pay

Graphic by Brian Hwu,

May 7, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Most people watch sports, whether its baseball, basketball, football or even hockey. These sports are meant for entertainment, and just like any other job, the players should get paid. But do they ask for too much money? Most major sports have been through a lockout, ...

Shortened season too much for Mavericks, fans left dissapointed

May 4, 2012

By Chris Reagan Staff Writer It’s no secret the Mavs have been struggling this year. Between the shortened season, the Lamar Odom fiasco and offensive struggles the former champions have been reduced to seventh in the Western Conference and facing elimination in the first round of playoffs. Many...

One man down for the Mavericks

January 4, 2011

By Henna Khan Business Manager Dallas Mavericks' forward Caron Butler will not be participating in the remainder of this season due to a surgery he underwent today. He went in to have a ruptured right patellar tendon repaired by team physician Dr. T.O. Souryal at Texas Sports Medicine. While the...

James’ decision to leave not looking so bad

December 3, 2010

Peter Sblendorio Sports Editor The sports world was buzzing on Thursday about LeBron James’ return to Cleveland for the first time since a messy break up during the summer that saw the star forward join the Miami Heat. While there are still many that question James’ decision for leaving the...

Lakers setting the pace in 2010

November 11, 2010

By Peter Sblendorio Staff Writer While seemingly all of the hype in the young 2010-11 NBA season has gone to the Miami Heat and their new “Big 3”, the two time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers have quietly established themselves as the team to beat once again. Unlike the Heat, who added...

Mavericks among LeBron’s list of possible destinations

May 14, 2010

By Travis Bremner Staff Writer The 2010 NBA free agent market has been talked about for years, the main reason being one of the two best players in the league have expiring contracts, LeBron James. No one has much clue as to where he who he will sign with, probably not even the people in his...

Suns looking like the Suns of old

May 7, 2010

By Peter Sblendorio For years we have heard about why the Suns cannot win in the playoffs. Their core is too old, they don’t play defense, their top scorers are too inconsistent, etc. In 2009-10, however, the Suns have showed that their fast pace run and gun offense can be effective against the...

LeBron James voted NBA MVP

April 30, 2010

By Peter Sblendorio For the second time in as many seasons, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James was named NBA MVP on Friday. James was second in the NBA in scoring with 29.7 points per game, only behind Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. In addition to a sparkling points total, James...

Player rotation, among other things causing Mavs 3-1 deficit

April 27, 2010

By Travis Bremner Staff Writer The Dallas Mavericks are on the brink of being eliminated from the NBA playoffs short of their ultimate goal yet again tonight at the hands of their arch rival San Antonio Spurs. Down 3-1 in the series, odds are not in Dallas’ favor to come back and win – only...

I am officially retired

April 26, 2010

I am retired. That’s right; I am retired from the one thing I grew up with truly loving. I am done with the NBA. Now this might sound a little weird, but it’s all true. Now, what catastrophic event could cause all this? Not my arch nemesis San Antonio Spurs or my hatred for the league commissioner David Stern. It’s the guys that are on the court game in and game out. The o...

NBA playoffs begin, Mavericks play Spurs first round

April 16, 2010

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer As the NBA season came to an end the week of April 12, all teams prepare for first round of playoffs this coming weekend. The Dallas Mavericks, No. 2 ranked team in the west, play the San Antonio Spurs, No. 7 ranked team, on Wednesday April 18 and Monday April 21 at ...