Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
6 days ago | Sports
When we wrote about KGOW 1560 The Game for our 2011 cover story, changes had already come for the growing Gow Media company that owned the station. Soon, they would acquire Sporting News Radio (eventually becoming Yahoo Sporting News radio and SB ...
8 days ago | Sports
It's been a pretty remarkable year already for the Houston Rockets. Despite many believing they would, at best, only marginally improve over last season's dreadful mediocrity, the team has flourished around MVP candidate James Harden. With a win o...
13 days ago | Bayou City
If you were in Houston for the Super Bowl last week, you probably thought, "Man, this Houston winter weather is spectacular!" You would have been right. One of the paybacks for the long, brutal summer months is a pleasant, mild winter. But, for Ho...
20 days ago | Sports
The Rockets may have struggled in their last 11 games, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
29 days ago | Sports
While its popularity may have taken a hit thanks to Lebron James's "decision," the super group is a time honored tradition for success in the NBA. Great players teaming up to create dynasties is not only commonplace, it could be argued that it is ...
1 month ago | Sports
CBS Sports released its midseason power rankings on Monday and, not surprisingly, the Cavs, Warriors and Spurs were atop the leaderboard. However, following them was a curious selection: the Boston Celtics, one spot ahead of the hometown Rockets. ...