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Chuck Watson

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    The Top 10 Houston Sports Stories of 2013

    Let's call 2013 a transition year for sports in Houston. That's the polite way of saying it, for the most part, really, really sucked. There were very few "up" moments in 2013 even if you go all the way back to the playoffs for the Texans and Rockets -- remember when the Texans made the playoffs? I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Saving the Astrodome: From Perfectly Fine to Nearly Demolished, the History of the Dome's Demise and the Rise of New Stadiums in Houston

    As the referendum on the Astrodome gets closer, I thought it might be worth taking a look back at the last 20 years of stadium history in Houston. Thought 20 years isn't a lot of time in the grand scheme of things, a lot has happened. Would you believe that, at one point, there was a better-than-ave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Saving the Astrodome: Will Those Who Wouldn't Support Stadium Financing in the Past Advocate for the Dome?

    On November 5, voters in Houston might have extra incentive to hit the voting booth in an off-year election. For years, the Astrodome has sat, falling into disarray and becoming an eyesore and an embarrassment to a city that used that building to define progress decades ago. Plans have been suggeste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The Houston Aeros Are No More, R.I.P.

    The Houston Aeros lost 7-0 to the Grand Rapids Griffins in Grand Rapids on Saturday night. With the loss the Aeros are done for this season, having lost the deciding game of round one of the AHL Calder Cup playoffs. And with the loss, the Houston Aeros are done in Houston. They are no more. The nex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Five Reasons I'll Miss the Aeros That Have Little to Do with Hockey

    As our own John Royal reported Wednesday, it appears the Aeros run as the only hockey in Houston has come to an end. I have been to fewer than five Aeros games. I'm not really a hockey fan. Still, I hate to see any team leave the city, particularly when it is one that represents a sport that will no ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Harvard and the Boogeyman

    Will it be the Aeros' brawler or brainiac who gets to the NHL?

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2003
  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Warning:

    A year of Super Bowl media hype has begun

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Sacred Cow Au Jus

    Jokes or criticism from the Chron? Nah, it's just fluff for Jus' Stuff

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Liar! Liar! Pants On Fire

    Ex-GOP chair's affidavit contradicts earlier slush-fund remarks

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    On the Rocks

    For a winter skating rink in Houston, just add ice. And that's the problem.

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Arena Love

    The establishment's attack dog is muzzled, so far

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Blocking Shots

    We pay for the arena; they'll finance the campaign

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Letters 09-07-2000

    Burned by City Hall, Leon and Joe, Muzzle This Mirth

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Arena Wars

    "Environmental Darth Vader" pushed as campaign consultant

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Home Court Advantage

    The Rockets rack up frequent flyer miles.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    The Deal Busters

    GOP chair's super slush fund helps sink arena deal

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Ad Nauseam

    Despite what the campaign says, that new arena will cost plenty

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

  • News

    May 1, 1997

    Cotswold Unspun

    A group of weathy benefactors have a "gift" for the city. They say it won't cost taxpayers a nickel. But the fleecing may have already begun.

  • News

    February 13, 1997

    Greed Head

    There's a darkness at the edge of Clutch City, but one thing is clear: Les Alexander will get his. And maybe yours, too.

  • News

    December 12, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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