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  • 3 days ago | Sports

    The Houston Cougars got the news that they wanted to hear. The Cougars, despite losing the AAC Tournament Title game on Sunday, will indeed be hosting one of the 16 NCAA Baseball Regionals starting on Friday. A rather remarkable feat for a team th...

  • 7 days ago | Sports

    Closer? Gone for the season. Starting rotation? Torn to pieces. Key position players? Yep, more injuries. If it's true that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, then the Houston Cougars should be like the Incredible Hulk by now because the te...

  • 11 days ago | Sports

    The Rice Owls took both ends of a regular season ending doubleheader against FIU on Saturday afternoon. The two wins gave the Owls the outright regular season C-USA title, marking the 20th straight year that the Owls have won either a conference t...

  • 14 days ago | Sports

    As reasonable people, can we all agree that this so-called "Deflategate" thing involving Tom Brady and the New England Patriots is perhaps the stupidest sports controversy to ever exist? Not even the baseball performance-enhancing-drugs controvers...

  • 18 days ago | Sports

    David Carr. Tony Banks. Matt Schaub. Sage Rosenfels. Rex Grossman. Matt Leinart. T.J. Yates. Jake Delhomme. Case Keenum. Ryan Fitzpatrick. Ryan Mallett. These are just some of the mortals that have started as the quarterback for the Houston Texans...

  • 21 days ago | Spaced City

    Ed Emmett’s quest to deny the will of the voters continued this week with a magical mystery tour of a former Nazi airfield in Germany. It’s at this airfield that Emmett, the Harris County Judge who has made it his mission to save the Astrodome des...