Mar 29, 4 years ago

Dynamo Vet Brad Davis’ World Cup Dreams

Dynamo Vet Brad Davis’ World Cup Dreams

Here’s a Vancouver Sun article profile of Dynamo 32 year old veteran Brad Davis. He thought his World Cup dreams were over until new U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann came along. Since Klinsmann called up  Davis for World Cup qualifying, he’…

Mar 29, 4 years ago

Rice Introduces New Basketball Coach [Video]

Rice Introduces New Basketball Coach [Video]

Virginia’s WTVR-TV has an article with video of Rice’s press conference introducing new head basketball coach Mike Rhoades. The Owls’ new coach spent the last 4 years as an assistant for VCU’s much desired young head coach Sha…

Mar 28, 4 years ago

Pearland Plays for Lost Brother [Video]

Pearland Plays for Lost Brother [Video]

The Pearland Oilers baseball team is one of the best teams in Texas right now. Their inspiration is Trevor Cole. I made a trip to Pearland & reported on this story for Fox Sports Southwest’s High School Spotlight. -Robert Land…

Mar 26, 4 years ago

Atascocita Softball Feature [Video]

Atascocita Softball Feature [Video]

The Atascocita Eagles are ranked in the top 25 nationally & are one of the best teams in Texas. I caught up with them & did this feature story for Fox Sports Southwest’s High School Spotlight. -Robert Land…

Mar 24, 4 years ago

Johnny Manziel Dunks [Video]

Johnny Manziel Dunks [Video]

Texas A & M’s Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel put on a slam dunk highlight reel. Check out this Bleacher Report Video with all the visual evidence. Maybe he’ll be Johnny Basketball next….

Mar 24, 4 years ago

Astros New Wave Thinking

Astros New Wave Thinking

Everybody is wondering when all the Astros revolutionary changes take place. Will this all work?  In this CBS Sports article by Jon Heyman, he explores the change in thinking by the Astros & wanders aloud when we’ll finally see results fro…

Mar 22, 4 years ago

Kyle Lowry Regrets Mistakes in Houston

Kyle Lowry Regrets Mistakes in Houston

Kyle Lowry now regrets how handled things in Houston with Kevin McHale & the Rockets coaching staff. Daryl Morey, Shane Battier & Chauncey Billups are huge influences in his career & in this fantastic Adrian Wojnarowski article in Yahoo s…

Mar 20, 4 years ago

Nolan Ryan’s New Role with Astros

Nolan Ryan’s New Role with Astros

Nolan Ryan is finding a comfortable spot fitting in with the Astros, according to this Jerry Crasnick ESPN article. Nolan, his son Reid, and GM Jeff Luhnow discuss Nolan’s new role. Matt Albers tells how Nolan’s early advice affected his …

Brian Cushing’s Houston Dash Connection

Brian Cushing’s Houston Dash Connection

This Jeff Kassouf article in The Equalizer tells how Brian Cushing’s sister-in-law Kealia Ohai dreamt of joining her family & playing pro soccer in Houston. Months later the Dash were born & Kealia was apart of the Dash. One Houston Tex…

Mar 18, 4 years ago

Rudy T Coaching at Stucci’s Ice Cream [Video]

Rudy T Coaching at Stucci’s Ice Cream [Video]

Here’s a video flashback when Rudy T owned Stucci’s, his ice cream place on Richmond. Jeff Hagedorn paid a visit for his Reel-Time Rockets halftime feature. They had a little fun with Rudy coaching up Jeff on his ice cream skills. I was t…

Mar 16, 4 years ago

Fiction: The NCAA Tournament Cinderella

Fiction: The NCAA Tournament Cinderella

As unpredictable as the NCAA basketball tourney is every year, the facts tell us that talent wins out. Midnight strikes for Cinderella. There’s rarely that actual storybook finish. What exactly do I mean? Every year since 1979, except for one, ther…

Mar 16, 4 years ago

Astros Rebuilding: Behind the Analytics

Astros Rebuilding: Behind the Analytics

Here’s a great article by the Houston Chronicle’s Evan Drellich about how the Houston Astros have tried to rebuild using databases & analytics. Maybe the biggest breaking news in the article is GM Jeff Luhnow’s affection for Dav…

Mar 14, 4 years ago

Old School Houston Rocket Walt Williams [Video]

Old School Houston Rocket Walt Williams [Video]

Check out a little old school Rockets from ’01 with Walt Williams showing off his musical skills in studio. In his Reel-Time Rockets segment, Jeff Hagedorn tries to learn a thing or two from the Wizard. I’m the guy behind the camera who p…

Mar 13, 4 years ago

A Tribute to Dr. Frank Jobe

http://www.houstonsportstalk.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Tommy-John-150x150.jpeA Tribute to Dr. Frank Jobe

Baseball’s Game Changer Baseball lost a pioneer this week.  Perhaps nobody has done more for baseball than one surgeon.  There’s an operation called… Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction while using the palmaris longus tendon.  Nobod…

Mar 11, 4 years ago

Babe Ruth Wanted to Integrate Baseball

Babe Ruth Wanted to Integrate Baseball

In this New York Times article, Babe Ruth’s 97 year old daughter, Julia Ruth Stevens, talks about how her dad wanted to integrate baseball.  She said Babe wanted to manage and, as a manager, he was going to bring in black ballplayers well befo…

Saying Goodbye to Owen Daniels

http://www.houstonsportstalk.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Texans-Owen-Daniels-L.jpgSaying Goodbye to Owen Daniels

Back in ’06, in what was the best draft in team history, the Houston Texans picked up Owen Daniels in the 4th round.  It was Kubiak’s 1st draft & Casserly’s last.  Mario Williams, Eric Winston & Demeco Ryans were drafted in the 1st 3 …