2 hours ago | Sports
It has been 10 years since the Astros made it to the playoffs, that year making it all the way to the World Series before being swept by the White Sox. In 2015, their postseason will last a little longer after the 'Stros went into the Bronx and be...
19 days ago | Sports
There are few things more relaxing than listening to spring training baseball on the radio. The booths in those small stadiums are close to the seats so, during pauses in the action, it is easy to pick out beer vendors and random fans in the crowd...
20 days ago | Random Ephemera
Facebook can be a complicated place. There are relatives who may not like your choice of posts, friends from high school whose political ideologies are diametrically opposed to your own, incessant invitations to events you don't want to attend and...
21 days ago | Houston 101
Across the freeway from NRG Park with its gleaming stadium and crumbling Astrodome lies a field of dirt. From almost 40 years, that empty lot made children’s dreams come true, gave teens a chance to see concerts and saddled adults with hot, crying...
23 days ago | Houston 101
There is burying the lede and then there is placing it at the bottom of a pit and imploding a skyscraper on top of it. Reuters reported on Sunday that within 10 years, Houston would edge Chicago as the country's third most populous city behind New...
2 months ago | Whatever
The National Hurricane Center designated Tropical Depression Four for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season on Tuesday. If it strengthens into a tropical storm, which appears likely, it will be named Danny, but the storm is currently well out in the ...