I awoke Wednesday morning to an email from my editor about a giant, shiny sign. And not just any sign, a photoshopped sign of Carmelo Anthony in a Rockets jersey lit on the screen outside of Toyota Center. The Rockets have rolled out the welcome mat for free agent Carmelo Anthony http://t.co/AxJRWa8 ... More >>
I was at the last game Guy V. Lewis coached inside Hofheinz Pavilion. A Cougar victory in overtime of 15th-ranked TCU. It was my sophomore year at UH, March 1, 1986. I don't remember much about the game, not much more than shouting "Guy V., Guy V." a lot and banging on the seats. I attended the game ... More >>
In days of yore, Hofheinz Pavilion would've been filled to overflowing for a game pitting UH against nationally ranked UConn. In days past students would've been camped out overnight for the chance to spend a New Year's Eve cheering on the Cougars as a national audience watched on ESPN 2. That was ... More >>
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Free Press Summer Fest, Eleanor Tinsley Park June 2, 2013 Perhaps the schedulers behind this year's Free Press Summer Festival know something the rest of us don't. The rapper/DJ duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are at the peak of their careers so far, garnering more attention ... More >>
The Houston Cougars defeated the SMU Mustangs 62-59 on Saturday night. The leading scorer, with 27 points, was Joseph Young, son of UH legend and current director of basketball operations Michael Young. The radio analyst for the game was former Cougar legend, all-time NBA great, and basketbal ... More >>
After traumatic knee injury, Case Keenum has one more season to prove his talents.
South Park has gone from a sheltered suburb to a crime-ridden war zone to a near wasteland. And Burger Park has managed to survive it all.
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Photo courtesy UHShould have been in the Hall by nowI saw this item posted over at Coogfans the other day. I don't know whether it's the real deal or not, but supposedly there was somebody on eBay selling what he claimed to be the floor from the Game of the Century. For those to young to remember ... More >>
What, "Cougar Crap" doesn't work for you?The University of Houston is having a contest, and you are invited to enter. The Cougar merchandise store inside the Athletics/Alumni Center has been taken over by Barnes & Noble, and will henceforth no longer be known as Cougar Authentic. Thus, the un ... More >>
Coach Greg Wise watches over the Yates players. Photos by Bryan WilliamsWhen the Houston Press was looking for a photographer to take pictures of the Yates basketball team for this week's cover story, "Third Ward High," we found the perfect guy: Bryan Williams, a member of the University of Houst ... More >>
I'm all about people earning their money. From an accountant punching up debits and credits to a custodian cleaning the bathroom stalls to a CEO of a Fortune 500 corporation, every position in any company has an intrinsic financial value to it and as soon as the return on the investment in that ... More >>
In a highly competitive 2009 field, Governor Rick Perry is the biggest gobbler of them all.
Full pads, full contact, no slackers allowed
Barry Manilow whites the songs. Is that so wrong?
Greenspoint says it's just as good as the Galleria, darn it
Latinos take on rap music and make it their own
Local tailor clothes the NBA
Burned by City Hall, Leon and Joe, Muzzle This Mirth