In his introductory press conference on Friday, new Astros team president Reid Ryan made it clear that things are going to change. He wants the team to be more fan-friendly, and he said he's going to work on making it clear that the team is now putting fans first.
So here are a few suggestions tha ... More >>
If the Astros lose 100-plus games again this season, and nobody can see them play those games, do the losses really happen? If the Astros lose 100-plus games again this season, and nobody can watch it happen, will anybody really care?
That's a bit of an exaggeration. People will be able to watch th ... More >>
The saga continues with Comcast Sportsnet. Game two of the very young NBA season is upon us and still no deals with U-Verse, DirecTV or Dish Network to carry the sports channel that is the exclusive home to the Rockets and Astros. It's difficult to say just how long it will take to get deals done. A ... More >>
Last week the Houston Astros attempted to give us Weekend at Bernie's involving Joe Niekro. Then they misspelled Jim Deshaies' name in the post about Niekro. And in wake of the erector-set billboards blocking the views in left field, one can only wonder what the Astros are going to botch next.
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Update to story originally posted on May 25, 2012: Sounds like the switch became official at 5 p.m. today, and our friends on social media are pissed. Apparently the indie format went out with Semisonic's "Closing Time" and R.E.M.'s "It's The End Of The World As We Know It." Well played.
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The Houston Chronicle's David Barron just reported that longtime KTRH news anchors J.P. Pritchard and Lana Hughes are leaving the station in favor of new hosts Mike Patrick and Lois Melkonian.
In case you need an introduction to Mike Patrick, check out the above video where he personifies the term ... More >>
Changes coming to your TV setTwo breaking items late on this Friday: Fox and the Dish Network have settled the fight that has seen Dish subscribers missing out on the Rockets (not a big loss, as it turns out) and possibly the NFL.The two entertainment giants somehow came to an understanding on ho ... More >>
Longtime SportsRadio 610 hosts Adam Wexler and Matt Jackson have jumped ship to rival AM-790, the Sports Animal.
Houston Chronicle sports-media columnist David Barron believes the duo is destined to host a morning show on 790. The Wexler-Jackson team is notable for two things: each is more or le ... More >>