May 6, 3 years ago

Hooray! The Texans Draft is here!

Hooray! The Texans Draft is here!

The long awaited NFL Draft gets underway this week, and not a moment too soon after months of speculation. It is almost like the much anticipated 7th episode of the “Star Wars” film series, where there is endless chatter about what is going to ha…

May 6, 3 years ago

Nationally Ranked Cypress Ranch Baseball [Video]

Nationally Ranked Cypress Ranch Baseball [Video]

Cy Ranch fought their way through one of the best districts in the country to end their season in the top 25 and poised to make another run at a state title. I caught up with them for this Fox Sports Southwest High School Spotlight feature. -Robert L…

May 5, 3 years ago

GM Daryl Morey Q & A on Rockets Offseason

GM Daryl Morey Q & A on Rockets Offseason

Sad to say, but it is time for the Rockets offseason evaluations. In this Houston Chronicle Jonathan Feigen Q & A with GM Daryl Morey, we get some insight into what the Rockets are thinking about adding a 3rd superstar, where the team needs to im…

May 4, 3 years ago

Texans Competition in QB Hunt

Texans Competition in QB Hunt

The suspense surrounding what the Texans will do with the first overall pick has been building since December 29, when now-exiled quarterback Matt Schaub’s errant pass landed in the hands of Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin, clinching a 16-1…

May 3, 3 years ago

Draft Scenarios for Texans

Draft Scenarios for Texans

Where are the chips going to fall in this year’s NFL draft? Bill Barnwell examines in this Grantland article the different scenarios for the Texans if they select Jadaveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel, or they trade the pick.  …

May 3, 3 years ago

Houston Sports Fan Heartache Again

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Don’t Forget to Vote in HST Poll [Below] In the span of less than a second, the Houston Rockets went from exhilaration to bitter agony. The Rockets were poised to walk out of Portland with a defining victory and send their playoff series back h…

May 3, 3 years ago

Positives for Cougar Athletics

Positives for Cougar Athletics

While football & basketball get the headlines, the rest of the U of H athletic department is excelling in everything from baseball to tennis. In this C. Austin Cox story in The Best College News Network, he highlights some of the many successes t…

May 3, 3 years ago

Will Astros Fans Disappear?

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When you can’t find a sports bar TV with an Astros game, is that trouble for the franchise? This Houston Press story by John Royal wonders aloud if the fans will ever come back. Is winning really the cure-all?…

May 2, 3 years ago

Nothing Matters More Than Harden

Nothing Matters More Than Harden

Rocket fans dreaming of championships need to know that one player holds the key.  The Beard either makes him stick out or is what he may be hiding behind at this point in his playoff career. When will the Rockets best player show up in the playoffs…

May 1, 3 years ago

Charlie Strong’s 1st Recruiting Class

Charlie Strong’s 1st Recruiting Class

Think the University of Texas is only focusing on its recruiting pipeline in Texas? Think again. Ryan Osborne reports in the Fort Worth Star Telegram that Texas already has 6 out-of-state recruits in the fold in Charlie Strong’s first recruitin…

May 1, 3 years ago

NFL Agent’s Thoughts On Clowney and Texans

NFL Agent’s Thoughts On Clowney and Texans

NFL agent Jack Bechta explains on NationalFootballPost.com certain things about the draft from his experience. He discusses Clowney, where QBs will go, the movie Draft Day, and even uses the 2002 Houston Texans draft as proof you can have all the tim…

May 1, 3 years ago

Dynamo Confident Scoring Drought Will End

Dynamo Confident Scoring Drought Will End

Giles Barnes has been in a scoring drought, and the Houston Dynamo forward is confident he will come around, as Darrell Lovell explains in this article on MLSsoccer.com….

Apr 30, 3 years ago

Importance of Midlevel Players in Playoffs

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This Zach Lowe “Grantland” article details how midlevel players are important come playoff time, especially for teams that have had to fill out their roster with “flotsam” over effective $5-$10 million salaried players. He spe…

Apr 30, 3 years ago

Luhnow Answers Tough Early Season Questions

Luhnow Answers Tough Early Season Questions

Ken Rosenthal asks Astros GM Jeff Luhnow about defensive shifts, manager Bo Porter, Mark Appel, and the bullpen in this article on FoxSports. Why is Appel an extended Spring? What is wrong with the under-performing high paid bullpen? Luhnow tries to …

Apr 30, 3 years ago

Andrew Luck: A Huge Dynamo Fan

Andrew Luck: A Huge Dynamo Fan

He may play for the Indianapolis Colts and bring heartache to Texans fans with his stellar play at QB, but Andrew Luck still keeps to his Houston roots in one big way … he loves the Houston Dynamo! As he professes to Daniel Riley in this GQ int…

Apr 30, 3 years ago

Lessons Texans Learned from ’02 Draft

Lessons Texans Learned from ’02 Draft

In this Stephanie Stradley Houston Chronicle story, she breaks down what happened in the ’02 draft & the common mistakes desperate teams make. Was David Carr put in position to succeed? Hint: That may have something to do with her hypothesi…