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    November 7, 2013

    UPDATED: KUHA Lays Off Local On-Air Staff; Classical Music To Come From Minnesota

    Classical-music station KUHA-FM has axed almost all its local on-air personalities in favor of a service programmed from Minnesota, the University of Houston announced today. UH spokesman Richard Bonnin says the station, which along with Texas Southern University's KTRU-FM is part of an entity call ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    My Madden 2012 Cover Ballot

    What do you think should go on the cover of Madden 12?​I've said it before, I'm a total sucker for lists. "5 Best This." "8 Worst That." "9 Reasons So-and-so Boned Such-and-such." List it and I'm in. Some will criticize this, and call it a sign of a lazy mind, that I need my world assembled ... More >>

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    March 18, 2011

    "Screamin'" Gus Johnson Videos

    Scream it like you mean it, Gus.​As play-by-play announcers go, nobody in any sport has as big a cult following as CBS's Gus Johnson, the screaming, cackling, (at times) seemingly psychotic, mid-card voice of college basketball and NFL football. If you're reading this, you probably live in Ho ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Houston Texans -- R.I.P. 2010

    Dr. Kubler-Ross is here to see you, Texan fans​In her 1969 book Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross describes in detail the five stages of dealing with grief and tragedy. Simply put, the human progression is to exhibit feelings of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance (like ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Game Time: Colts vs Texans -- 5 Winners, 5 Losers

    Photo by Marco TorresThe Texans didn't need a big day from Matt Schaub​My 12-year-old daughter got braces last week. This made me feel really old. So how did I respond? Well, the same way that any self-respecting 41 year old with no money to buy a Harley Davidson but with access to a computer w ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    As Transition Begins, A Few Fitzgerald's Memories For The Road

    Photos courtesy of Kam FranklinFishbone's Angelo Moore at Fitzgerald's​As Fitzgerald's embarks on a new chapter in its epic history - Saturday's show with Caveman Electric, Peekaboo Theory and others is the last one before shutting down and reopening under new management September 23 - it seem ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Fantasy Football For (Immature) Dummies

    ​Football season is almost upon us. For many people, this time of year offers renewed hope for the future, ranging from the merely possible (can the Saints repeat?) to the improbable (will the Texans makes the playoffs) to the "You gotta be fucking kidding me" (Kris Brown kicks a last-minute f ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Game Time: Tracy McGrady Has Unfinished Business (And Water Is Wet)

    T-Mac is growling​"I have unfinished business...." -- Tracy McGrady, via Twitter on SaturdayYeah, I got that doozy on my Tweetdeck on Saturday and had to laugh. I wondered if maybe the Twitter universe had started up one of its viral bandwagon topics, where people start hurling their contribution ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    How The Hell Can You Be Optimistic About The Astros?

    Photo by Aaron M. SprecherI was listening to sports talk radio yesterday -- the past couple of days actually -- and it appears that there are people out there who think the Astros still have a chance to make the playoffs. As far as I could tell, these people weren't on the Astros payroll. And I just ... More >>

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    March 13, 2009

    Houston Astros Spring Training: Prognosis Not Good

    Photo by William Holtkamp As the Astros guy around here, I feel obligated to say something about the team. But seriously, just what is there to say about a team that is 1-10-1 so far in spring training play? That the team is bad is actually something to be expected. And the fact that spring train ... More >>

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    March 13, 2009

    Houston Astros Spring Training: Prognosis Not Good

    Photo by William Holtkamp As the Astros guy around here, I feel obligated to say something about the team. But seriously, just what is there to say about a team that is 1-10-1 so far in spring training play? That the team is bad is actually something to be expected. And the fact that spring train ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009

    Astros Spring Training: Six Straight Walks? Not Good.

    Photo by hyperscholarI'm sure that several of you saw the score of yesterday's Astros game. It was 12-2 spring training loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. It's spring training, and I'm one of those who believes that the final score is meaningless in spring - though Tampa's manager Joe Maddon did use the ... More >>

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    December 14, 1995

    Rebel from the North

    Mary Cutrufello may not fit the country mold, but she knows the country sound

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