Houston Astros owner Jim Crane is tired of fan complaints about the crappiness of the Houston Astros. Give him $10 million and he'll gladly listen, but otherwise, just pay the team's highly inflated prices for Opening Day and shut up. It's not a very fan-friendly approach to take, especially when he ... More >>
It's almost the weekend and time for the inaugural edition of what to do this weekend in Houston: sports edition. Each week, we'll be giving you color commentary on events in and around the area you might want to choose for some weekend relaxation, all for sports fans.
It's the first week of spring ... More >>
Here's a suggestion for the Houston Cougars. Don't play any more games on the road. Because when the Cougars play football games on the road, the Cougars lose, like Saturday where they went to East Carolina and lost to 48-28 to the Pirates.
Head coach Tony Levine likes to talk about wins and losses ... More >>
The UH Cougars will be ending some relationships after this season -- they'll be leaving Conference USA for the Big East, and demolition crews will begin working on Robertson Stadium in December 2012.
The school isn't sure yet where the 2013 football team will play while a new stadium is being buil ... More >>
Jimmie Jones doesn't yet have his name on the back of his jersey. He's just a walk-on. His stat sheet doesn't look that impressive, and he's played in less than half of the Houston Cougars' basketball games this season. But if Saturday night was any indication, then Jimmie Jones could well ... More >>
These guys are turrible!The Rice Owls (11-8, 2-2) lost a basketball game they should have won on Wednesday night. The Houston Cougars (9-9, 1-4) were blown out yet again. It's turning into another disappointing men's basketball season in Houston, Texas.
It's not supposed to have been this ... More >>
A, ummmm, wide variety of viewing methodsIf you've got a TV screen or a computer, you can watch every second of UH Cougar football this coming season, the school announced today.
The catch is you have to have CBS's college-sports channel and CSS in your cable/dish/whatever package. But if yo ... More >>
John RoyalRice pitcher Austin Kubitza with another dominating performance on Friday.The Final Four dominated the attention of the sports media this weekend, rightly or wrongly. But while that whole NCAA exercise, especially UConn and Kentucky, was making a mockery of the concept of amateur a ... More >>
Seth Greenberg wants to know why no one likes him"It makes you wonder if someone in that room has their own agenda, and it does not include Virginia Tech, unfortunately," Coach Seth Greenberg said Sunday night. "You'd hate to think there's politics involved, but it makes you wonder."
I've ... More >>
John RoyalMaurice McNeil hopes to lead the Cougars out to three more winsThe Houston Cougars and Rice Owls looked to be moving in different directions as the men's basketball season got underway. The Cougars had a new head coach, James Dickey, who hadn't been a head coach since the 1990s. T ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHGoodnight had all the support a pitcher needsAfter yesterday's opening Conference USA tournament baseball games, only one thing is clear: if Southern Miss and Houston win today, then they're playing for the C-USA title on Saturday game and none of Friday's games will matter.But t ... More >>
Meaningless exhibition games in the post-season? Great ideaConference USA has been making a big deal out of the fact that all six teams advancing to its postseason baseball tournament, starting today at Cougar Field, are guaranteed of playing three games. What conference officials fail to point o ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHRice takes the crosstown series as Coogs keep stumblingIn the ultimate scheme of things, Rice's 15-5 over Houston last night means absolutely nothing. Rice had already clinched the Silver Glove Series, again, which goes to the team that wins the season series between the two team ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHCoogs are hoping for a miracleThe weather caused some major havoc to the Houston-area college baseball season this past weekend as both the Houston Cougars and Rice Owls, playing big series with important post-season implications, waited out rain-outs, delays, and bizarre game ti ... More >>
Walking from the Rice clubhouse to the Rice dugout, right past the trainer's room, you pass a dry erase board. There was a message on that board Saturday afternoon. A message reading "Plunder the Pirates. Go Owls." And if one word can be applied to describe what the Rice Owls did to C-USA foe ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHA season that began with high hopes came quickly crashing down for the Cougars, and with Saturday's loss to the Tulane Green Wave, the Cougars finished the season at 15-15. The C-USA Tournament begins today, and the Cougars find themselves as the seventh seed preparing to face a ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHA glance at the box score from last night's 75-65 Cougar win over the UTEP Miners might make one think that the key to victory was Kelvin Lewis nailing three three-pointers on his way to 13 points and 10 rebounds. Or maybe Maurice McNeil roaming the paint for 12 points and 10 r ... More >>