On the Houston sports landscape, there exists a rarified strata of supreme Houston "sports hate" which has been reserved over the years for the likes of Derek Bell, Matt Maloney, and David Carr. In more recent years, you can add Carlos Lee, Kevin Martin, and Tracy McGrady to the list as well. Whet ... More >>
Listening to sports talk radio yesterday afternoon, I heard a caller demanding that the fans boycott the Astros. First, it's pretty evident from the lack of attendance this season that many of you are already boycotting the ballclub, but secondly, just what it is that you want the Astros to do? Thi ... More >>
There are some Astros fans who are kind of upset about the veteran purge going on with the team at the moment. These fans profess to understand the team's need to rebuild, finally. But they don't want this rebuild to come at the expense of the big league club. What has to be understood is the Astr ... More >>
There have been a lot of nice things written about new Astros GM Jeff Luhnow. And with good reason. He's restored a sense of sanity to the front office. There's a feeling that an adult's now running things, and with the work he's done so far this season, i.e. the Jed Lowrie trade and what is lookin ... More >>
As Rocks Off mentioned in last week's print article, Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney is a bit of a talker. Furthermore, his lilting Irish brogue is so enchanting it's easy to get lost in it and forget whatever you asked him in the first place - and he rambles so much he probably forgets too. Luckil ... More >>
When band members trade places, there isn't always a loser
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The Chieftains may flirt with rock, but they always come home to Ireland