Steve Francis Gets Choked Out With His Own Chain At A Rap Show

When we last checked in on former NBA player Steve Francis, he was sadly pouring booze on himself at the club. This latest chapter in the post-basketball life of Steve Francis sees him getting his chain stolen at a rap show in Houston this past weekend. » 3/03/15 11:30am 3/03/15 11:30am

Houston Lost To UCF On A Heartbreaking Play At The Goal Line

There was a crazy amount of sports on TV last night, so nobody should be blamed for missing a college football game between two unranked teams from the American Athletic Conference. But UCF's 17-12 victory over Houston featured one of the more dramatic endings you'll see all year. » 10/03/14 11:23am 10/03/14 11:23am

Houston DB Trevon Stewart Gets Confused, Does Some Very Bad Defending

Playing defensive back is not an easy thing to do, so we shouldn't judge Houston defensive back Trevon Stewart too harshly for doing whatever the hell it was he was doing during this play against BYU last night. » 9/12/14 10:07am 9/12/14 10:07am

Story About Teacher Who Gives Child Lap Dance In Class Is Very Weird

Houston CBS affiliate KHOU dropped a story on its website this morning about a middle school teacher who admits she gave a student a lap dance during class. Somehow, the lap dance part is the least weird thing about it. » 4/25/14 1:31pm 4/25/14 1:31pm

Watch a Gripping, Last-Second Rescue by the Houston Fire Department

Yesterday, a giant, still under-construction apartment complex in Houston caught on fire. The flames spread quickly, and one unlucky construction worker found himself trapped on a balcony off the building's top floor. A worker at a neighboring office captured his daring escape—he was forced to leap from one floor's… » 3/26/14 2:24pm 3/26/14 2:24pm

Is the Long-Abandoned Astrodome Worth Saving?

When the Houston Astrodome opened in 1965, it was hailed as technological marvel, the first enclosed, air-conditioned stadium ever—and the "eighth wonder of the world," according to some Texans. By 1995, it was so dilapidated that players refused to use it. Today, it’s an abandoned shell with a different nickname:… » 9/13/13 3:43pm 9/13/13 3:43pm

The Houston Texans Now Have the Biggest Jumbotron in the NFL

Someone might want to check on Jerry Jones because the Houston Texans are about to take a title the Cowboys have held since 2009. This Sunday, the Texans will unveil the biggest jumbotron in the NFL. » 8/16/13 10:14am 8/16/13 10:14am

No One Notices The Spurs Because No One Notices San Antonio

Here's a working barstool-grade theory as to why, during its dynastic run to four (perhaps soon five) titles since 1999, America still embraces the San Antonio Spurs with a yawn and a why are you still here? squint. This phenomenon has flustered if not baffled sports cognoscenti for years. But they play pure,… » 6/08/13 4:11pm 6/08/13 4:11pm

Ex-NFL Player Brian Iwuh Crashes Into Fire Truck, Injures Firefighter

Former NFL player Brian Iwuh and a firefighter were injured this morning in Houston after Iwuh's Range Rover crashed into a fire truck early this morning, according to news reports. Houston's KHOU said that the fire truck was responding to a call around 2 a.m. when the Range Rover crashed into it from behind. » 6/03/13 11:02am 6/03/13 11:02am

Report: OKC Has Traded James Harden To Houston

Everyone's favorite out-of-town NBA team just got approximately 40 percent less cool if Y! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski's reporting is accurate: » 10/27/12 11:17pm 10/27/12 11:17pm

Beer Of The Week: Blue Buck, In Time For Canadian Thanksgiving

Monday marks a holiday that in Canada is known as Thanksgiving. Any American will recognize the basic outlines of the day: Get together with friends and family and eat until you can compare stretchmarks and then succumb to naps. That doesn't mean it's the same holiday. Care to (U) guess (S) which (A) is superior? » 10/06/12 6:07pm 10/06/12 6:07pm

This Is How Angry People Get When A Radio Station Pretends To Hire Jim…

Houston's KILT-AM recently ditched The Jim Rome Show after a longtime affiliation with the program. (14 years of Rome? Where are the Visigoths when you need them?) » 4/13/12 2:55pm 4/13/12 2:55pm

What The Astrodome Looks Like After Sitting Untouched And Rotting For A…

The Eighth Wonder of the World hasn't been used since the rodeo moved next door to Reliant Stadium in 2003. There are fanciful plans for the Astrodome, still preserved in time and set up for a football game of a team that doesn't exist—luxury hotel, movie studio, etc. But for now it's still just a storage shed and a… » 4/04/12 10:30am 4/04/12 10:30am

99¢ Store Now 75¢ Store In Honor Of LeBron, Because, You Know. That…

Getting old? Getting old. But not just yet! (Let us have the rest of the week, tops.) A Houston-area bargain store is creatively slashing prices, so you can thank LeBron James for savings on off-brand candy and possibly used dinnerware. » 6/15/11 12:30pm 6/15/11 12:30pm

Owen Daniels Uses Facebook To Negotiate New Contract With Texans

Owen Daniels, Houston Texans tight end and perennial fantasy sleeper, has taken his dissatisfaction with his current contract public to both friends and strangers across America on his Facebook page. » 6/09/09 2:45pm 6/09/09 2:45pm

Houston Chronicle Can't Afford To Cover College Sports

Like many newspapers (the ones that are still running) the Houston Chronicle announced severe budget cuts and layoffs this week. The changes reportedly mean that the paper will be cutting all of its college sports beats. » 3/25/09 2:15pm 3/25/09 2:15pm