Apr 23, 3 years ago

Dynamo, Dash Help Each Other

Dynamo, Dash Help Each Other

The Houston Chronicle’s Jose de Jesus Ortiz writes in this story about the alliance between the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash, exemplified by former Dynamo star Brian Ching’s new job as managing director of the Dash. The association…

Apr 23, 3 years ago

No Excuses for Dwight Howard

No Excuses for Dwight Howard

Adrian Wojnarowski writes in his column on Yahoo! Sports that Dwight Howard understands there are no excuses, and he has to lead the way for his teammates in this series against the Blazers.  …

Apr 22, 3 years ago

Can Rockets Win Championship with McHale?

Can Rockets Win Championship with McHale?

Can the Rockets win a championship with Kevin McHale? That’s a gigantic question & I think the answer for me is a resounding NO. Let me make a couple things clear. I think McHale has done a good job in some areas. As Jeff Van Gundy has stated, …

Apr 22, 3 years ago

La Confora Guessing Clowney

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Jason La Canfora writes an in-depth article on CBSSports.com attempting to figure out what the Texans will do in the draft. His initial assumption was a QB  with the #1 pick, but now he is figuring Clowney based on his talent & Bill O’Brie…

Apr 21, 3 years ago

Dash Record Historic Victory

Dash Record Historic Victory

The Houston Dash came from a 2-1 deficit late in the 2nd half to get their 1st victory in team history. In this Alicia Nolar SB Nation story, she describes the Teresa Noyola penalty kick game winner.  Noyola was a high school classmate of Jeremy Li…

Apr 19, 3 years ago

Yasiel Puig’s Escape from Cuba

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A riveting investigative piece by Dan Eden from ESPN the magazine on ESPN.com, detailing the harrowing escape of Yasiel Puig from Cuba to sign a lucrative MLB contract in the U.S. The article also exposes the high dollar smuggling operation used to t…

Apr 19, 3 years ago

Red Rowdy Maya on Rockets Playoff Journey

Red Rowdy Maya on Rockets Playoff Journey

A View from Section 114 While the casual NBA fan & a few players may complain about the length of the regular season, there are instances where the benefits are obvious. From my view in Section 114, our Rockets are the best example of why 82 game…

Apr 18, 3 years ago

Gruden says Pick Manziel #1

Gruden says Pick Manziel #1

Think this first overall pick could come back to haunt the Texans? Jim Corbett in this USA Today column interviews Jon Gruden, who says that Johnny Manziel has “a lot of magic to him” and he “can’t imagine Johnny not being suc…

Apr 18, 3 years ago

A Profile of Chandler Parsons

A Profile of Chandler Parsons

In this Houston Chronicle profile by Jenny Dial Creech, we find out about Chandler’s growing list of endorsements, including Buffalo Jeans & the smartphone provider ZTE. Parsons, as it turns out, started as a baseball player in Florida befo…

Apr 18, 3 years ago

What Astros prospect do you most want called up this season? [Vote in our Poll]

What Astros prospect do you most want called up this season? [Vote in our Poll]

What Astros prospect do you most want to see called up this season?…

Apr 18, 3 years ago

Jerry Maguire Inspiration on Manziel

Jerry Maguire Inspiration on Manziel

Famed NFL agent Leigh Steinberg, who represented Houston Oiler Warren Moon and served as the inspiration for ‘Jerry Maguire’, gives his opinion on who he would draft #1 overall. With the way the NFL is changing and the Texans having gone …

Apr 17, 3 years ago

Thomas, House Transferring from UH

Thomas, House Transferring from UH

What looked like great news for UH with the hiring of Kelvin Sampson has turned ugly quickly. As Joseph Duarte reports in this Houston Chronicle article, TaShawn Thomas & Danuel House say they are definitely moving on from the program….

Apr 17, 3 years ago

Dwight Howard Restoring Reputation

Dwight Howard Restoring Reputation

Sam Amick writes in USA Today about Dwight Howard beginning his playoff journey with the Rockets. Dwight’s still trying to restore his reputation after the Lakers debacle, but he is happy in Houston with his teammates. He talks of sacrifice &am…

Apr 17, 3 years ago

Is Springer arrival turning point for Astros?

Is Springer arrival turning point for Astros?

Could Springer’s arrival be the turning point for the Houston Astros? This article by Jay Jaffe on SI.com shows that after a massive rebuild, things could be looking up for the Astros. Richard Justice suggests more changes could be on the way i…

Apr 17, 3 years ago

Manziel Question Marks

Manziel Question Marks

Greg Cosell writes on Yahoo.com about all the things certainly going through coaches’ and GMs’ minds on Johnny Manziel before the draft. He does show the flashes of superstardom, but Cosell writes about the question marks and suspicions t…

Apr 16, 3 years ago

George Springer Gets the Call

George Springer Gets the Call

He’s finally here! The Astros call up phenom George Springer so let’s look at a Spring Training Chronicle article by Evan Drellich dissecting his swing. He gets his share of strikeouts so will he have to cut back on his aggressive swing n…