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.
2 days ago | Sports
The NBA rules when it comes to trades, buyouts and signings are complicated. Such was the case when, on Thursday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to trade forward Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks for a pair of players. The Hawks are exp...
3 days ago | Weather
Summer is here and it is asserting itself with a vengeance. If you love the heat and sunshine, you are going to absolutely love the forecast because there will be plenty of both. We would take this forecast day-by-day, but the truth is that every ...
3 days ago | Sports
It seemed only fitting on Tuesday night that, with the game tied in extra innings, it was a pair of World Series champs due to the plate. In a game that set the record for home runs in a midsummer classic, the two most important came in the tenth ...
4 days ago | Sports
It happens every year. Maybe people in the world of sports want a vacation. Maybe it's just timing. But, in mid July, the world of sports (at least in America) come to a screeching halt. And it's boring as hell. The undisputed most exciting time i...
5 days ago | Sports
According to a report from Marc Stein of the New York Times, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was recruited by the Philadelphia 76ers to fill the vacant general manager job left by Bryan Colangelo after the "burner" Twitter accounts scandal. Th...
5 days ago | Here, Eat This
We are in search of Houston's best sandwiches because we love sandwiches and we love Houston! The stuffed Washington Avenue at B&B Butchers has exactly what you'd expect from a working butcher shop: lots of delicious meat.