Aug 29, 3 years ago

Pick 6: Texans vs. 49ers

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The necessary evil that is the NFL preseason is finally over, and the Texans had 2 clear patterns they followed during the preseason.  When things were going right, they were pretty good.  When things were going bad, they were bloody awful, as some…

Aug 29, 3 years ago

Bo Porter, Luhnow Fighting

Bo Porter, Luhnow Fighting

Sources told FoxSports Ken Rosenthal that Astros Manager Bo Porter & GM Jeff Luhnow are not getting along at all.  In this Evan Drellich Houston Chronicle story, we hear there was a recent heated argument between the two & that tensions hav…

Aug 27, 3 years ago

Who’s the Real Chris Carter?

Who’s the Real Chris Carter?

It is the big question for every Astros fan & for GM Jeff Luhnow.  Can Chris Carter keep this up?  He’s had 19 homeruns since July 1st.  This pace may not be realistic but, as Sports Illustrated’s Ben Reiter writes in this piece, w…

Aug 27, 3 years ago

Time to Trade Qualls?

Time to Trade Qualls?

Does it make the most sense for the Astros to trade Chad Qualls right now?  The Detroit Tigers put a claim for Qualls when the Astros exposed him to the waiver wire.  They are desperate for relievers.  In this Jon Heyman CBS Sports article, the ar…

Aug 26, 3 years ago

Chris Clemons: From Poverty to Texans

Chris Clemons: From Poverty to Texans

Texans safety Chris Clemons worked at McDonald’s & in a factory to help support his mom & his 6 siblings.  His grandmother raised money collecting & selling aluminum cans so Clemons could play little league football.  After his ho…

Aug 26, 3 years ago

Lamar Texans Preview [Video]

Lamar Texans Preview [Video]

Tom Nolen is starting his 30th season as Lamar’s Head Coach & the Texans added some great transfers in QB JW Ketchum & WR/RB Tyreik Gray.  Here’s my Fox Sports Southwest High School Spotlight story previewing the Texans ’1…

Pick 6: Texans vs. Broncos

Pick 6: Texans vs. Broncos

Although preseason games are essentially meaningless, the Texans felt a sense of satisfaction in defeating the defending AFC champion Denver Broncos 18-17 Saturday night in the Mile High City. In fact, if you take away the final stages of the first h…

Aug 25, 3 years ago

Clowney Turning Heads

Clowney Turning Heads

Clowney is getting noticed nationally, especially after what he did against the Broncos tackle Ryan Clady in practice this past week. In this Lindsay H. Jones USA Today feature, we also hear about what influence JJ Watt is having on Clowney.  &#8220…

Aug 24, 3 years ago

The Katy Football Machine

The Katy Football Machine

Head Coach Mike Johnston created the Katy Tiger football tradition & dominance.  However, Johnston says the courage of a player named Jason DeBusk played a huge part in the change of culture in Katy.  In this Jenny Dial Creech Houston Chronicle…

Aug 22, 3 years ago

Julia Morales Interviews McConaughey [Video]

Julia Morales Interviews McConaughey [Video]

Everybody is talking about this interview.  CSN Houston’s Julia Morales interviews Matthew McConaughey at the Red Sox-Astros game & they talk fanny packs.  In this CSNHouston.com video, we learn about Julia’s fascination with the f…

Aug 22, 3 years ago

JJ Watt vs. Jake Matthews Hard Knocks [Video]

JJ Watt vs. Jake Matthews Hard Knocks [Video]

If you missed Hard Knocks on HBO or don’t have HBO, this is a fantastic video clip of JJ Watt going up against rookie Aggie tackle Jake Matthews. Watt gives the 1st round pick out of Texas A & M a little lesson.  Welcome to the NFL, Jake!…

Aug 21, 3 years ago

Texans GM Rick Smith Speaks

Texans GM Rick Smith Speaks

The quiet man in the Texans organization, GM Rick Smith, has a few candid things to say in this Brian T. Smith Houston Chronicle story.  He doesn’t listen to sports talk radio but Smith did say this. “Here’s what I do: I will tel…

Aug 21, 3 years ago

MLB New Commish Rob Manfred Q & A

MLB New Commish Rob Manfred Q & A

In this Tom Verducci SI.com Q & A, he asks new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred about Labor issues, PED’s & speeding up the pace of the game.  Manfred answers the questions but you can be the judge if there are any real revelations….

Aug 21, 3 years ago

Cougars Fighting for Relevance

Cougars Fighting for Relevance

Believe it or not, U of H was one of 8 non-BCS schools ranked in the top 20 defensively over the last 3 years.  They also picked up WR Deontay Greenberry, who was the Cougars 1st 5 star recruit in their history.  Greenberry says, “To be hone…

Aug 18, 3 years ago

Pick 6: Texans vs. Falcons Recap

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A week ago, the sky was falling in Houston after the Texans were drubbed 32-0 by Arizona.  Now, the collective song going around the Bayou City is “Happy” by Pharrell Williams after the Texans annihilated the Atlanta Falcons 32-7. Okay, maybe th…

Aug 18, 3 years ago

Astros Improvement by the Numbers

Astros Improvement by the Numbers

Even though the Astros are on their way to a 90 plus loss season again, there is evidence they are improving. In this Mike Axisa CBS Sports analysis, he shows how they’ve improved in places like the outfield & with the pitching staff. I gue…

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