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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Fantasy sports sites involve illegal gambling, Texas AG says

While placing bets in fantasy sports leagues may involve skill, there is still an element of chance that would equate such leagues with illegal gambling in Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a nonbinding opinion released Tuesday.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Could San Marcos land the Oakland Raiders? ‘A natural play,’ officials say

A sports insider’s report that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis owns property between San Antonio and Austin has sparked media speculation that the San Marcos area could be in the running to host a National Football League...

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Investigators: No evidence of cheating in UT basketball

An investigation commissioned by UT-Austin has found "no evidence" of academic cheating by its basketball players. The NCAA has also decided not to pursue punishment.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Texas State defensive tackle, 20, dies in Kyle home

An autopsy has been ordered into the death of a Texas State football defensive tackle who died Wednesday afternoon at his home.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Downtown restaurant to host Bobcat Club football watch parties for away games

The Texas State Bobcat Club has named Louie's Oyster House & Beer Garden in downtown San Marcos as the host venue for six out-of-town football game watch parties this season.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Texas State’s Teis appointed to new NCAA Division I Council

Texas State University athletics director Larry Teis has been selected by the NCAA Board of Directors to serve as the Sun Belt Conference representative on the newly-formed NCAA Division I Council.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Amid cheating allegations, UT launches broad inquiry into athletes

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a broad investigation into the academics of its athletes after allegations that three of its basketball players cheated in recent years.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

President Obama welcomes San Antonio Spurs with White House ceremony

At a White House ceremony, the president on Monday offered the reigning NBA champions advice on winning back-to-back, one of the few milestones the Spurs have yet to reach.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Foundation names new SMHS distinguished alumni

The San Marcos Education Foundation will recognize a fresh crop of distinguished alumni next week before the Rattlers’ first football game in their new stadium.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Time short to renew Bobcat football season tickets

The deadline for Texas State football season ticket holders to re-up for the 2014 season is 5 p.m. Friday, May 23.

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