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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Will it be the Aeros' brawler or brainiac who gets to the NHL?
A year of Super Bowl media hype has begun
Jokes or criticism from the Chron? Nah, it's just fluff for Jus' Stuff
Ex-GOP chair's affidavit contradicts earlier slush-fund remarks
For a winter skating rink in Houston, just add ice. And that's the problem.
The establishment's attack dog is muzzled, so far
We pay for the arena; they'll finance the campaign
Burned by City Hall, Leon and Joe, Muzzle This Mirth
"Environmental Darth Vader" pushed as campaign consultant
The Rockets rack up frequent flyer miles.
GOP chair's super slush fund helps sink arena deal
Despite what the campaign says, that new arena will cost plenty
Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.
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.
There's a darkness at the edge of Clutch City, but one thing is clear: Les Alexander will get his. And maybe yours, too.