3 days ago | Sports
The Astros start an important three-game series against the New York Yankees tonight. The Astros are incredibly hot, rapidly gaining ground on the first-place Rangers. The Yankees are fading, but are still on the periphery of the Wild Card race. T...
6 days ago | Sports
The Rice Owls defeated Fresno State in the 2014 Hawaii Bowl to go 8-5 on the season. Fresno State's defeat dropped its record to 5-8. That same season saw 6-6 Texas face off against 6-6 Arkansas in the AdvoCare Texas Bowl in one of the most boring...
10 days ago | Sports
Major League Baseball officials have hypothesized that the league may soon be expanding. Adding two teams, one to each league, would allow MLB to have two 16-team leagues consisting of four 4-team divisions. It would allow divisions to become more...
13 days ago | Sports
For most of the history of the Houston Astros, there was perhaps no person more associated with the franchise than Larry Dierker. He joined the team as a player when it was still the Colt .45s. He spent one season with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1...
17 days ago | Sports
That Major League Baseball has the best all-star game of all of the major professional sports speaks more to just how crappy all-star games are than how good the MLB game is. Any fond memories that fans might have of this game are those lingering ...
20 days ago | Sports
The Associated Press has announced it will start providing automated coverage of minor league baseball games. By automated coverage, it means that game stories will be written by a computer program based upon stats and game information provid...