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An all-around romp in Miami, S1 Latest news and videos at Friday, June 13, 2014 2014 NBA FINALS: SPUR...

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An all-around romp in Miami, S1

Latest news and videos at

Friday, June 13, 2014


Game 1: @ S.A. today, 8 p.m. TV: ABC

SPURS 107, HEAT 86 Spurs lead series 3-1

Uno más Spurs are one win away from fifth title

GI swapped for 5 Taliban heads to S.A. By Sig Christenson STAFF WR I TER

A low-key homecoming is in store for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban and will arrive Friday in San Antonio after two weeks in a German hospital. Defense officials said a U.S. military aircraft left Ramstein Air Base on Thursday afternoon and was to land at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland early Friday. Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said Bergdahl will continue his “reintegration process” in San Antonio after being held by the Taliban for five years. He was swapped for five Taliban prisoners on May 31 in Afghanistan. “Our first priority is making sure that Sgt. Bergdahl continues to get the care and support he needs,” Kirby said. Bergdahl, in the center of a firestorm over Swapped continues on A12

Perry drives home point that Texas wants Tesla

Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrives for a California meeting in a Tesla Motors Type S electric car. 1 Vets: Perry hopes to speed health care. A3 1 Gays: Gov likens homosexuality, alcoholism. A6

Police union, city likely are headed to court By Josh Baugh STAFF WR I TER

Edward A. Ornelas / San Antonio Express-News

Once again, Kawhi Leonard was the man with the big, hot hands for the Spurs, scoring 20 points en route to San Antonio’s 107-86 beatdown of Miami. Here, Leonard splits two defenders — Mario Chalmers and Ray Allen — on his way to the basket. Spurs, S1

Inside 1 Oldsters: For local media veterans, covering the NBA Finals never gets old. Spurs, S2

Negotiations broke down Thursday between the San Antonio Police Officers Association and the city over health care coverage, an impasse that likely will send the matter to court. City negotiators rejected the police union’s proposal for a health care plan that would have included a $29 million taxpayer contribution in its initial year and countered with a proposal to move uniform personnel to the civilian health care plan. Jeff Londa, the city’s chief negotiator, told the police union that the City Council is entering its 2015 budget process and won’t allow the public safety budget to grow beyond 66.5 percent of Union continues on A12