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  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Big Brews and Free Burgers

    Big Brew, the nation's second largest craft beer festival, is coming to Houston from October 20 through October 26. The week-long celebration will feature more than ,000 craft beers from more than 40 Texas breweries along with a different event each day. Kick off the party with one of three beer din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Old-School Rap Lowers "The Boom" On Radio Beyonce

    As predicted, Houston's all-Beyonce FM radio station that debuted last week proved short-lived. As of a few minutes ago, KROI-FM or "B92," which debuted last Wednesday in the wake of surprise layoffs at the now-former News 92.1 FM, has changed its format to classic hip-hop and rebranded itself "The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Tracy McGrady Records First Career Strikeout, Retires Immediately

    In the Seinfeld episode "The Burning" Jerry teaches the George the value of going out on a high note. "Showmanship, George. When you hit that high note, say goodnight and walk off," he explained. Apparently, former NBA star and Houston Rocket Tracy McGrady has been watching reruns because he pulled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Lee Greenwood On "God Bless the USA": "I've Sung It at Least 5,000 Times"

    Most people aren't familiar with the album that spawned Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA." Released in 1984, You've Got a Good Love Comin' featured cuts written by future Alanis Morrissette hitmaker Glen Ballard, and established country songwriters Wayland Holyfield and Mary Ann Kennedy. The alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Houston FM Country Powerhouse KILT Rebrands Itself "The Bull"

    "Less twang, more bang" Another Houston FM radio station has experienced a shift in direction as KILT (100.3 FM) has morphed into The Bull, promising "less twang, more bang" for their mainstream country listeners. Our source at CBS Radio confirmed the switch minutes before the station itself made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Z Rock 106.9 FM Returns In Web Form

    A few months back, Heath Bilbrey made waves in Houston by resurrecting the KLOL brand and format with an online radio station. This week Rocks Off has learned that he has also brought back Z Rock 106.9 KKZR from the radio cemetery with the same treatment. "We plan to follow the same formula we are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Know Your Local Media: Laura Reynolds and Her Sexy Traffic

    Each week, we will profile an esteemed member of the local media and ask them five questions, for better or worse. Name: Laura Reynolds Employer: CBS Radio Title: Assistant Program Director/Traffic Reporter Laura Reynolds wears a lot of hats for the various CBS-owned radio stations including 610 A ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012
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    March 22, 2012

    Scott Braddock: Radio Reporter Fired After Abortion-Sonogram Discussion

    Scott Braddock, a respected reporter who has been with the fledgling newsradio station KROI since November, has been fired. Twitter supporters and some fellow reporters have been questioning whether the ax fell because of a Braddock report on Texas' abortion-sonogram law, but he won't go that far. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Houston Texan Winston to Host Online Monday Night Football Show

    Could Eric Winston's new online MNF simulcast be MST3K for sports fans?​Houston Texans offensive tackle Eric Winston is a funny and insightful guy who is a regular on local and national sports talk shows as well as a very good follow on Twitter. Tonight, he launches a Monday Night Football com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Sponsors, VIPs and Media Go Over A Hotel Ledge For Special Olympics Texas

    Photos: Tom McCarrick PhotographyRisk your life? Eh, it's for a good cause.‚ÄčThere are a number of ways to raise money for charity: car washes, bake sales, telethons or walkathons. Special Olympics Texas took those into consideration, "but we wanted to do something fun, something people would remem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Defending The Buzz: Does 94.5 FM Really Suck That Bad?

    What with Creed reuniting, BuzzFest coming up in a couple of weeks and, hell, maybe even the swine-flu scare - As in: What's worse than coming down with swine flu? A Houston radio that only tunes in 94.5 FM - Rocks Off sure has been thinking a lot about The Buzz lately. Probably too much. I mean, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    KLOL And Mix 96 Get A New Owner

    The fate of two of Houston's larger radio stations, KLOL-FM and KHMX-FM, have been up in the air for a while.Clear Channel has said it planned to get rid of the two stations, but no one was sure who'd get them.It turns out one huge radio outfit has been traded for another.CBS Radio, which has 140 st ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 27, 2002

    Fair Play

    A former Astros announcer threads together baseball history

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    On the Off-Road Again

    Country legend Ray Price continues to take the path less traveled