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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

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

Canelo vs GGG 2 Cancelled After Alvarez Pulls Out After Pending Suspension

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Golden Boy Promotions, who represent prominent Mexican boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, held a press conference today announcing that the highly anticipated rematch between Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin on May 5th has been canceled. During the press conference, Golden Boy President Eric Gamez, sitting next to Chairman/CEO Oscar De La Hoya, announced that both Alvarez and Golden Boy thought it best for Alvarez to pull out of the fight, believing that Alvarez’ April 18th hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to determine the extension to Alverez’ current suspension will likely not go in his favor. Keep Reading

The Bench Wire’s 2018 NFL Playoffs Preview (Wildcard Round)

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2018 NFL Playoffs Preview Wildcard

The playoffs are here and it’s HIGHLY likely that your team’s season is over. BUT there are still a lot of great games and great matchups to look forward to for the next month.

Your best drinking buddies at The Bench Wire are here to give you our amazingly insightful look into the playoffs so that you actually sound like you know what the hell you’re talking about at your friend’s BBQ this weekend.

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Let’s Watch Georgia’s Sony “PlayStation” Michel End Oklahoma’s Season Last Night

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During last night’s thriller of a Rose Bowl, the Georgia Bulldogs came back from 17 down in the first half to beat the Oklahoma Sooners in what would be Baker “The Crotch” Mayfield’s last game in double overtime. Keep Reading

The Bench Wire’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Preview

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The final draw for the 2018 World Cup was held this morning in Russia. Here are the matchups for the 2018 World Cup. Keep Reading

RGV High School Football Playoffs: Valley Week Preview

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It’s late November and we’re now in the 3rd. round of the UIL high school football playoffs, commonly known all around Region IV, which includes Central and South Texas, as “Valley Week” or “Valley Weak” if you’re an asshole. The Bench Wire is here to preview all four games and gauge whether our guys have any shot at making it to the next round. Keep Reading

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