Adrian Peterson makes comments about gay marraige
NFL MVP Adrian Peterson says he has family members who are gay whom he loves and respects. But on gay marriage, the Minnesota Vikings running back says “that’s not something I believe in.” Peterson made his comments last week in an interview with with Sirius/XM NFL Radio.
“To each his own, [but] I’m not with it,” he said. “I have relatives who are gay. I’m not biased towards them. I still treat them the same. I love ‘em. But again, I’m not with that. That’s not something I believe in. But to each his own,” he said. Gay marriage will become legal in Minnesota on Aug. 1.
Bellaire’s Alix is the Houston-area girls basketball Player of the Year
AJ Alix couldn’t get the Cardinals to the state tournament, but it wasn’t for a lack of doing everything she could. As a freshman, the TCU signee scored 40 points in the Class 5A Region III finals against Hightower. In her final game, Alix scored 41 in the region semifinals against Clear Springs. She picked up her third district MVP award this year while leading Bellaire to a 33-4 record and another district title.
Three players from Houston named to Team USA19
Damyean Dotson (Oregon), Rasheed Sulaimon (Duke), and Justise Winslow (St. Johns) were three players from the Houston area named to the USA Basketball Under - 19 World Championship Team. The camp, which is June 14-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo., will be used to select the 12-member team to compete in the FIBA U19 World Championship.
Top basketball prospect verbally commits to Notre Dame
Manvel’s Brianna Turner, who is regarded as the top basketball player in the Class of 2014, ended a long recruiting process that dates back to middle school. The 6-3 forward verbally committed to Notre Dame, picking the Irish over Baylor, Duke, Connecticut and Stanford. Turner averaged 20.8 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 3.5 steals for the Mavericks this season, leading them to the region quarterfinals.