2018 Worst RGV High School Football Teams Week 1

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2018 Worst RGV Football Teams Week 1

While we already have PLENTY of rankings of the top teams in the Valley from the Monitor, RGV Sports, (S)TD Dave, etc. the Bench Wire believes that EVERYONE needs their chance in the spotlight…even our comically terrible teams.

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Manu Ginobili Was a Wizard

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With the announcement of his retirement earlier today, it’s easy to assume that Manu Ginobili’s professional career will mostly be remembered for his contributions to the Spurs’ four championships as a member of San Antonio’s “Big Three” including Tim Duncan and Tony Parker and that’s really unfortunate. Summing his career like that is an incredibly criminal understatement because Manu was so much more. Manu was a wizard. Keep Reading

UIL Denying Transfers For Athletic Purposes Is Bullshit

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On August 14th, a committee of adults decided the fate of a teenager, one of whom would have had zero tangible consequence to any of the members of said committee, because the University Interscholastic League bylaws for transfers are utter bullshit. Keep Reading

Mission Ex-Mayor Beto Salinas Vs. New Mayor Gets A Trial; Will Be A Shitshow

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A trial date has been set for September 24th for a lawsuit filed back on July 18th by Ex-Mayor of Mission Beto Salinas who has accused the newly elected mayor, Dr. Armando O’Caña of voter fraud and a bunch of other shady dealings. Keep Reading

KGBT Channel 4 Covered A Journalist Eating An Egg Off The Ground

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I’d imagine that working in local news is a pain in the ass. You need to fill up hours per day with all kinds of shit and yesterday, KGBT Channel 4 did their absolute best.

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Your Caca Is Floating All Over Boca Chica Beach Right Now

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Cameron County officials have placed Boca Chica Beach on red alert after a culture sample conducted by UTRGV Coastal Studies tested for high levels of fecal bacteria in the waterKeep Reading

Hey, Richard Molina, Go Fuck Yourself

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Edinburg Mayor Richard “The Dick” Molina has spent all of a few months in office and has already given voters virtually every reason to loathe him entirely. This week’s episode? Killing Anonymous RGV’s Facebook page because, maybe, his feelings got hurt, I guess. Keep Reading

We’ve Got Some Questions About The Fajita Bandit

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A few days ago, THE fajita bandit Gilberto Escamilla was sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing approximately $1.2 million in fajitas over the course of nine years from the Cameron County Juvenile Detention Center while he was an employee and we have some real legit questions that we need some answers to.

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Butthurt Pro-Trump Spurs Fans Mad At Popovich For Having Opinions

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Between the Kawhi Leonard’s injury and the subsequent public fallout between Leonard and the rest of the franchise, the plague of injuries, that small moment where they legitimately almost found themselves out of the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, the San Antonio Spurs have, yet, another layer of shit to add to the heap: Butthurt Pro-Trump fans. Keep Reading

Dallas Cowboys Release Dez Bryant

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Career Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been released from the team Friday according to ESPN’s Todd Archer. Keep Reading

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