Jun 22, 3 years ago

Astros 2B Jose Altuve Interview [Podcast]

Astros 2B Jose Altuve Interview [Podcast]

In this HST exclusive interview, Jose talks about his relationship with Craig Biggio, his All-Star aspirations & his pride in following the Venezuelan baseball tradition….

Jun 22, 3 years ago

Eddie Griffin’s Death: 7 Years Later

Eddie Griffin’s Death: 7 Years Later

It has been 7 years since the death of former Rocket Eddie Griffin as Jonathan Abrams details his too short life in this Grantland piece. His death has more questions than answers. He was the hope for the superstar next to Steve Francis. It’s a…

Jun 18, 4 years ago

World Cup Bigger Than NBA Finals Ratings

World Cup Bigger Than NBA Finals Ratings

Get ready for even bigger ratings for ESPN on Sunday. It’s the U.S. vs. Portugal (Christiano Ronaldo) and it’s a late afternoon/early evening on EST/CST. In this Maury Brown Forbes story, he says the Sunday evening window usually nets the…

Jun 18, 4 years ago

Springer Reviving Astros

Springer Reviving Astros

George Springer continues to make headlines around the nation for jumpstarting the Astros with his play, as this SI.com article by Ben Reiter points out. In his last 37 games, Springer’s OPS is 17th in the majors & his RBI’s are 5th m…

Jun 17, 4 years ago

Fitzpatrick & O’Brien at Mini-Camp [Press Conference Video]

Fitzpatrick & O’Brien at Mini-Camp [Press Conference Video]

Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was named the starter. Here’s Bill O’Brien & Fitzpatrick talking about that decision, Andre Johnson’s absence & the arrival of 2nd round draft pick OG Xavier Su’a-Filo….

Jun 16, 4 years ago

Football University [Video]

Football University [Video]

Here’s my Fox Sports Southwest High School Spotlight story on Football University, a camp which draws on some of the best area football players.  Players get instruction from former NFL players, like ex-Houston Oilers Billy ‘White Shoes&…

Jun 14, 4 years ago

O’Brien & QB Coach Godsey Speak at OTA’s [Video]

O’Brien & QB Coach Godsey Speak at OTA’s [Video]

At OTA’s this week, Coach Bill O’Brien & QB Coach George Godsey talk about the Texans quarterback situation, Derek Newton, Xavier Su’a-Filo & more….

Jun 13, 4 years ago

Dallas Keuchel: Astros Legit Ace

Dallas Keuchel: Astros Legit Ace

The national media is starting to take note of Dallas Keuchel fantastic start as you’ll read in this Jon Tayler SI.com article. Not only does SI suggest Keuchel is for real but they also suggest that the Astros great recent run is no fluke….

Jun 13, 4 years ago

Astros Draftees Slug It Out of the Park

http://www.houstonsportstalk.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Astros-AJ-Reed-150x150.jpgAstros Draftees Slug It Out of the Park

The thunderous rip of a bat sending a ball deep into the seats of a major league game is the dream of any kid who plays baseball. The glamor of power is indoctrinated at an early age, and coveted at the professional level by organizations looking for…

Jun 11, 4 years ago

Astros Powerful Prospect Preston Tucker

Astros Powerful Prospect Preston Tucker

Astros Double A affiliate Corpus Christi played in Minute Maid & fans saw their fast-rising power prospect Preston Tucker hit 2 homers. In this Jose de Jesus Ortiz Houston Chronicle article, the guy his teammates call ‘Bam Bam’ is des…

Jun 10, 4 years ago

Romeo Crennel OTA Press Conference [Video]

Romeo Crennel OTA Press Conference [Video]

Houston Texan new Defensive Coordinator talks about Clowney, Brooks Reed’s position change, Swearinger, Mercilus, Louis Nix, JJ Watt & why he took the job. He also talks Brian Cushing & what it’s like to now work with Linebacker C…

Jun 9, 4 years ago

Nolan Ryan: The Making of a Pitcher [Excerpt & Podcast]

http://www.houstonsportstalk.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Nolan-Ryan-cover-150x150.jpgNolan Ryan: The Making of a Pitcher [Excerpt & Podcast]

Author Rob Goldman writes about baseball legend Nolan Ryan in this fantastic new biography and, in this HST interview, Goldman details some of the fascinating & revelatory anecdotes in the book. Below is one of our favorite excerpts from the boo…

Jun 8, 4 years ago

NY Times Notices Astros Turnaround

NY Times Notices Astros Turnaround

You know the Astros are turning things around when you see it in the Times. In this Tyler Kepner NY Times piece, the talk of George Springer & Jonathan Singleton mix with the idea that the Astros finally may be on a winning trajectory….

Jun 7, 4 years ago

Phillies Accidently Give Astros Prospect

Phillies Accidently Give Astros Prospect

In the Hunter Pence deal in ’11, the Phillies made a massive mistake when they handed a list to the Astros & that player may be a building block for the future. In this Jose de Jesus Ortiz Houston Chronicle article, we find out how the Astr…

Jun 5, 4 years ago

Bill O’Brien Presser at OTA’s [Video]

Bill O’Brien Presser at OTA’s [Video]

Here’s Texans Coach Bill O’Brien’s entire press conference for OTA’s. He has some interesting things to say about the quarterbacks, the secondary, the tight ends & much more….

Jun 5, 4 years ago

Robert Horry Talks Winning Championships

Robert Horry Talks Winning Championships

Former Rocket Robert Horry explains the mindset of what it takes to win an NBA championship in this SI.com column. He explains the lessons learned over the years and goes through what he discovered from the Rockets ’95 championship run.  …

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