Jan 29, 3 years ago

New Astro Lowrie Grows Baseball in Colombia

New Astro Lowrie Grows Baseball in Colombia

Jed Lowrie’s wife is a former Foreign Service Officer who served the Department of State as a diplomat based in Toronto and Mexico City.  She got Jed connected with Major League Baseball’s Diamond Diplomacy program.  In this Alyson Foot…

Jan 29, 3 years ago

Biggio Misses Astros Longtime Equipment Manager

Biggio Misses Astros Longtime Equipment Manager

Dennis Liborio was the Astros Equipment Manager for over 3 decades & one of Craig Biggio’s closest friends in baseball.  In this Brian McTaggart MLB.com story, Biggio says that he wishes Liborio, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, co…

Jan 26, 3 years ago

New Caney Basketball Feature [Video]

New Caney Basketball Feature [Video]

New Caney is having their best season in school history thanks to some brotherly love, a determined group of seniors & super sophomores Sean & Deion Rhea, as Robert Land reports in this Fox Sports Southwest High School Spotlight story….

Jan 20, 3 years ago

Cy Woods Lady Wildcats Feature [Video]

Cy Woods Lady Wildcats Feature [Video]

6’9 Nancy Mulkey & McDonald’s All American Nominee Eric Ogwumike look to help lead Cy Woods to a state title, as Robert Land reports in this Fox Sports Southwest High School Spotlight story….

Jan 14, 3 years ago

Astro Evan Gattis’ Crazy Path to Bigs

Astro Evan Gattis’ Crazy Path to Bigs

The newest Astro quit college as a freshman & went from ski-lift operator to janitor before he came back to baseball 4 years later.  His odyssey to the majors was a remarkable one.  In this Ray Glier NY Times feature, you’ll hear about Ev…

Jan 13, 3 years ago

North Shore Mustangs Basketball Feature [Video]

North Shore Mustangs Basketball Feature [Video]

The defending state champion North Shore Mustangs are looking to repeat behind Texas Longhorn commit Kerwin ‘Snoop’ Roach.  Here’s Robert Land’s Fox Sports Southwest High School Spotlight feature….

Jan 12, 3 years ago

UH Coach Tom Herman Pulling Double Duty

UH Coach Tom Herman Pulling Double Duty

The new Houston Cougar head coach is coaching in the National Championship game tonight for Ohio State.  In this George Schroeder USA Today feature, we hear how Herman is working overtime trying to prep for Oregon & start his tenure at U of H. …

Jan 8, 3 years ago

Harden: The Future of Basketball

Harden: The Future of Basketball

In this Kirk Goldsberry Grantland feature, he says, “Symbolically, Harden might be the most important player in the world. He’s a manifestation of the current trends in offensive basketball. The things that make him such an unusual superstar …

Jan 7, 3 years ago

Biggio’s Trip to Cooperstown

Biggio’s Trip to Cooperstown

With Biggio getting elected to the Hall of Fame, we discovered a couple of great articles on his early years.  In this Wallace Matthews ESPN piece, he tells about Biggio’s remarkable football career in high school, which included a game that&#…

Dec 31, 3 years ago

Pick 6: Texans Offseason Questions

Pick 6: Texans Offseason Questions

The Texans closed out the season with a 23-17 win over the Jaguars, but ultimately fell short of the playoffs with the Ravens victory over the Browns. J.J Watt ended his MVP caliber season on a high note with 3 sacks for a total of 20.5 in 2014, incl…

Dec 24, 3 years ago

Biggest Houston Sports Story in 2014 [Poll]

Biggest Houston Sports Story in 2014 [Poll]

What’s the biggest Houston Sports Story in 2014?…

Dec 24, 3 years ago

David Quessenberry Fighting for his Life

David Quessenberry Fighting for his Life

Check out this very detailed account of David Quessenberry’s fight against cancer from ESPN’s Tania Ganguli.  You can sense David’s courage & the tremendous support he’s gotten from the NFL community.  One of the things …

Dec 23, 3 years ago

Pick 6: Texans vs. Ravens

Pick 6:  Texans vs. Ravens

With their remote playoff hopes on the line against a Ravens team positioning for the postseason, the Texans put on a dominant defensive display & posted a 25-13 victory. Case Keenum, their 3rd starting quarterback of the season after he was sign…

Dec 21, 3 years ago

How Altuve Became Batting Champ

How Altuve Became Batting Champ

In this Emma Span Sports Illustrated story, we find out some really interesting details behind Jose Altuve’s emergence into an All-Star level performer.  “He understood he needed to be in better shape,” says longtime Astros bullpen…

Dec 15, 3 years ago

Pick 6: Texans vs. Colts

http://www.houstonsportstalk.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Texans-Field-Logo-L-150x150.jpgPick 6: Texans vs. Colts

While valiantly staying in the game until the end after a season ending injury to QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Texans were unable to mount much of an offensive attack & fell to the Colts 17-10. This dropped the Texans to 0-13 all time in Indianapolis…

Dec 10, 3 years ago

Tom Herman: UH Coaching Candidate?

Tom Herman: UH Coaching Candidate?

Is the Ohio State offensive coordinator a possibility for the vacancy at U of H?  According to this Matt Brown SB Nation analysis, the Cougars & Herman might be the perfect fit.  He has plenty of Texas ties, some talent to implement his offensi…

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