Jabari Young

Since 2013, Jabari Young has covered the San Antonio Spurs and other local San Antonio sporting events for the Express-News before joining The Athletic (a subscription-based sports website that provides national and local coverage in 47 North American cities) as the main Spurs beat reporter in September 2018.

A Philadelphia native and graduate of Temple University, Young has also spent one year (2014-15) in Portland, Oregon as the Trail Blazers and NBA Insider at NBC Sports Northwest (formerly Comcast SportsNet Northwest) before returning to San Antonio for a second stint at the Express-News.

In addition to his role at The Athletic, Young is a regular contributor to several local/regional sports shows Sports Weekly airing in San Antonio on KCWX-TV Saturdays at 5:00pm-5:30pm, Sports Nation Overtime airing on WOAI-TV Sundays 11:00pm-11:30pm , and Sports 2Nite “San Antonio Only 30-Minute Sportscast” airing in San Antonio’s KCWX-TV, as well as, Corpus Christi’s KZTV-TV and NAJA-TV.  In addition to co-anchoring the Sportscasts, you will often find Jabari on local radio stations as a special guest on The Ticket 760AM’s The Chris Duel Show offering his expert opinion and commentary.

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