Author: Jessica Duran

NFL Teams Prepare Ahead of this Weekend’s Draft Combine

This weekend is the 2019 NFL Combine and teams will prepare to fulfill the needs of their roster. The annual draft prospect event is held every year in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oilfield Stadium, home of the Colts. Every coach, scout, and general manager will be in attendance. The draft combine is perhaps the biggest interview week and weekend of these young prospects’ lives. Although they are evaluated throughout their college careers, this weekend will show how much they’ve improved and how accurate team’s assessments are from watching their college highlights. The drills that NFL coaches have the players...

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Commanders Fall in First Loss Against Orlando Apollos

The Commanders lost their first game of the season at the hands of the Orlando Apollos this past weekend at the Alamodome, ending in a thrilling 37-29 loss. The Commanders’ 2nd week of action had the team’s offense shining brightly while their famous defense, especially their secondary, struggled against the Apollo’s high powered offense. The Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert threw for 393 yards and 2 touchdown passes. Apollos receiver Charles Johnson finished with 192 receiving yards and one touchdown. Commanders quarterback Logan Woodside finished with 223 yards, one interception, and one touchdown pass. Running back Kenneth Farrow finished with...

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NBA Electrifies Fans During All-Star Weekend

Last weekend the NBA’s best showcased their talents during the NBA’s annual All-Star weekend. This year, the All-Star game and events were held in Charlotte, North Carolina, home of the Charlotte Hornets. Last Friday kicked off the weekend with the Celebrity game featuring various celebs, former NBA players, and current WNBA players. WNBA legends Sue Bird and Dawn Staley we’re head coaches for the teams. Following the celebrity game, the Rising Stars Challenge game showcased the best rookies and sophomore NBA players currently in the NBA. Team World was led by last year’s rookie of the year winner, Philadelphia...

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Big Win for Commanders and The City of San Antonio

Last weekend the Alliance of American Football kicked off their inaugural season. For our local team, the San Antonio Commanders made a splash on the national stage with their 15-6 victory over the San Diego Fleet. Although it wasn’t a particularly high scoring game for the Commanders, their defense shined bright. One particular Commanders defender made a bone-crushing sack on San Diego Fleet Quarterback Mike Bercovici. The sack was made by the 6-4 and 239 linebackers Shaan Washington. The former Texas A&M Aggie’s play took social media by storm, comments were made from former and current NFL players celebrities...

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Commanders AAF Inaugural Season Kicks Off Saturday

Don’t be sad NFL fans, football is here to stay. The Alliance of American Football will kick off their inaugural season this weekend with games on Saturday and Sunday. San Antonio’s very own football team, the Commanders, makes their debut Saturday as they face off the San Diego Fleet. Led by Head Coach Mike Riley, the Commanders are excited to bring football to the city of San Antonio. The league recently announced their broadcasting partners. Games will be shown on CBS, CBS Sports Network, the NFL Network, and Bleacher Report Live. For some fans, they may recognize players that...

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