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University of Miami's Angel Rodriquez invited to Spurs Summer League squad
25
Jun
2016

University of Miami's Angel Rodriquez invited to Spurs Summer League squad

With the 2016 NBA Draft now in the books, teams are still looking to make moves with the biggest free agency in NBA history ready to take place July 1st. With those first rounders that are guaranteed a contract, there are still players that did not get drafted but will still get invites from teams to have a chance to make an impression during summer leagues.


Local expert offers safety tips for summer swimmers
25
Jun
2016

Local expert offers safety tips for summer swimmers

With summer in full swing and families diving into pools, lakes and oceans for fun, Henry Arredondo, aquatics programmer with San Antonio Parks and Recreation, said the most important thing swimmers can do is hydrate.


Spurs' Kawhi Leonard will not play in Summer Olympics
23
Jun
2016

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard will not play in Summer Olympics

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard will join a number of American basketball stars in opting to stay home for the 2016 Summer Olympics, sources confirmed to the Express-News. Citing the birth of his first child, due in July, Leonard has declined an invitation to join Team USA's 12-man roster in Rio.


Summer gas prices hit 11-year low
21
Jun
2016

Summer gas prices hit 11-year low

Travelers hitting the road this summer will have a little more money in their pockets thanks to persistently low gas prices. The national average price Monday of $2.33 a gallon was the lowest to kick off the summer solstice in 11 years, according to a weekly report by GasBuddy.com, a website that monitors gas prices.


5 ways to beat the heat at theme parks this summer
19
Jun
2016

5 ways to beat the heat at theme parks this summer

Summer and theme parks go together like high temperatures and severe heat warnings. But there are plenty of ways to beat the heat and stay cool if you find yourself at a theme park on a scorching hot day.


Summer weather brings danger as well as fun
01
Jun
2016

Summer weather brings danger as well as fun

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, between 1999 and 2009 there were 7,233 heat-related deaths in the United States. Of those, 40 percent were in three states: Arizona, California and Texas. Heatstroke and heat exhaustion often happen if people are working or playing outdoors in the hot weather, but not all heat-related deaths occur outside.