Weird. For Houston Rockets captain James Harden, the word has described his style and decision making. He has also embraced the word, telling GQ magazine that it's more of a compliment.  Harden's pursuit for all things weird is the cover story of the venerable men's periodical, released a day after...
After 56 years, the World Series championship banner has unfurled over Minute Maid Park. The chunky championship rings glitter from the players’ hands. The Houston Astros sit comfortably atop the AL West division. Lance McCullers, Jr. wants more. A fan favorite on an Astros team already teeming with fan favorites, McCullers...
This is a golden age in Houston sports. The Rockets have more games in a season than ever before. The Astros are about to hoist their first World Series banner. The Texans finally have a franchise quarterback. The city also has a lot of likable athletes. Last week, ESPN...
Legendary NFL coach Bill Parcells has a famous quote: “You are what your record says you are.” Bob McNair’s record right now isn’t looking very good. In October, at a meeting between owners and players regarding demonstrations during the playing of the national anthem, McNair used the regrettable phrase “can’t...
What: SWEAT 1000 Grand Opening Where: SWEAT 1000 The scoop: Guests dressed to impress at SWEAT 1000’s Grand Opening as the popular South African fitness concept made its official U.S. debut at 725 W. 18th St. in The Heights. Ana Barron Strouse and Jordan Strouse, the Houston couple who partnered with SWEAT 1000...
If you’re reading this you must be a sports fan. I’m a sports fan. Always have been. In the greater scheme of things we aren’t changing the world are we? The academic world looks down its collective nose at us and maybe deservedly so. We’re not exactly curing cancer....
March means longer days, spring break, and of course, March Madness. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament kicks off in earnest March 15, with Texas teams University of Houston, University of Texas, Texas A&M, TCU, Stephen F. Austin, Texas Tech, and Texas Southern all selected to participate. The battle between...
The Houston Astros were in Washington, D.C. for the team's first-ever White House visit. The team was invited to the White House to celebrate their World Series victory and took a day off from spring training to fly from Florida to Washington. The Astros Twitter account shared photos of the players...
If you were hoping to take part in JJ Watt's annual Charity Classic this year, you'll have to wait until 2019. Watt tweeted to a fan on Sunday that he won't be holding the event this time around because, "I have taken this year to focus on getting my leg/body...
Last week’s Houston Sports Awards were a rousing success. Several of Houston’s best were honored, including the three “34s,” Hakeem Olajuwon, Earl Campbell, and Nolan Ryan. As an offshoot, the Houston Sports Hall of Fame was announced, with those three as the first inductees. The Hall is an excellent idea....