Apr 11, 4 years ago

Arian Foster’s Feature Film Debut [Video]

Arian Foster’s Feature Film Debut [Video]

When you think of great actors, do you think of Arian Foster? Maybe not… but Arian makes his film debut with Kevin Costner & Jennifer Garner in Draft Day. In this HoustonTexans.com’s video & story, Deepi Sidhu catches up with Aria…

Apr 11, 4 years ago

The Blessing & Curse of 1st NFL Pick

The Blessing & Curse of 1st NFL Pick

The Texans’ first overall pick is both a blessing and a curse, according to Jeff Balke of the Houston Press. There is no one picking in front of the Texans and they can theoretically choose the best player, but it is fraught with peril with no clear-…

Apr 9, 4 years ago

Playing Augusta National

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In this BBC Sport guest column, pro golfer Graeme McDowell explains what it is like to play at the fabled Masters course and says if he could play one course the rest of his life, “it would be Augusta.” He also offers hints on who might w…

Apr 8, 4 years ago

Texans QB Choices: Best of the Rest

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If you are checking out mock drafts, you have probably found a fair share with the Texans taking Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles first overall, much to the chagrin of those who want to see Texas A&M superstar Johnny “Football” Manzi…

Apr 8, 4 years ago

Astros Cheaper for Fans

Astros Cheaper for Fans

Finishing last three years in a row appears to have made Minute Maid Park more affordable for the average family of four. The Astros have tumbled from 10th to 13th in the Fan Cost Index survey, according to Mark Yost in the Houston Business Journal….

Calipari Masters ‘One and Done’

Calipari Masters ‘One and Done’

Joe Posnanski writes in this NBCSports.com column how John Calipari has mastered the “one and done” rule with yet another trip to the Final Four. Love him or hate him, he makes it work every year.  Two Houston area guys, Aaron & An…

Apr 6, 4 years ago

Lobos Lefties Help Langham Creek Baseball [Video]

Lobos Lefties Help Langham Creek Baseball [Video]

Three left-handed pitchers & a lineup loaded with talent have Langham Creek baseball ranked in the top 25 nationally. Aaron Fletcher, Eric Thomas & Gonzalo Garcia-Sosa are undefeated through a 19 game schedule.  In his 24th season with the L…

Apr 6, 4 years ago

Dwight Howard Interviews Bun B [Video]

Dwight Howard Interviews Bun B [Video]

Here’s video of the Dwight Howard Show on CSN Houston. Dwight talks with Bun B & goes to Patrick Beverley’s old neighborhood in Chicago. The more you watch Dwight on camera, the more you realize what a natural he is….

Apr 6, 4 years ago

Berkman, Oswalt Retire as Astros

Berkman, Oswalt Retire as Astros

The Astros honored Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt with a ceremony to let them officially retire as Astros. Alyson Footer reports in this MLB.com article there is no other way it could be….

Apr 4, 4 years ago

New & Improved Coach Sampson?

New & Improved Coach Sampson?

Kelvin Sampson is ready & refreshed to return to college basketball, according to this Pat Forde article in Yahoo! Sports. The new UH coach feels he’s a better coach after years in the NBA, and is excited about the growth potential with the Couga…

Apr 4, 4 years ago

Dynamo Want FC Dallas Rivalry

Dynamo Want FC Dallas Rivalry

This article from Darrell Lovell on MLSSoccer.com illustrates why the Dynamo want a rivalry with their neighbors to the north. It may happen someday when both are in the same conference & playing each other more….

Apr 3, 4 years ago

Tribute to Hakeem’s Career [Video]

Tribute to Hakeem’s Career [Video]

Believe or not, we’re coming up on the 20th anniversary of Clutch City. Was it all just a Dream? No, the Dream happened. When I worked for KTXH-TV Channel 20, I put together this Olajuwon tribute looking back at his career from his beginnings w…

Apr 2, 4 years ago

Can Kelvin Sampson Turn the Coogs Around?

Can Kelvin Sampson Turn the Coogs Around?

Houston Rockets assistant Kelvin Sampson takes over the University of Houston basketball program & this could mean the end of their 30 year winless tourney drought. In this Mike DeCourcy Sporting News article, he goes over the head coaching caree…

Apr 2, 4 years ago

Crazy MLB Contracts, Not So Crazy

Crazy MLB Contracts, Not So Crazy

SI’s Tom Verducci has an in-depth article on why these mega-million long-term contracts may not be as insane as we think upon first glance. With baseball’s booming revenues, MLB owners view them as more of an asset than an albatross….

Apr 1, 4 years ago

5 Big Questions for ’14 Astros

5 Big Questions for ’14 Astros

With the big league season underway with the Houston Astros hosting the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park, here are 5 questions to discuss involving the Astros. How much of an improvement can the Astros make in 2014? For a team coming off a record…

Apr 1, 4 years ago

Astros Miss Out on Jeter

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How does it feel to whiff on Derek Jeter? Probably like the publishing companies that passed on JK Rowling’s “Harry Potter”.  The Astros are reminded all too often of their decision to pass over the Hall of Famer, as Bob Nightengal…