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  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Outtakes from the James Harden, Charles Barkley Foot Locker Video

    Charles Barkley makes pretty much everyone laugh. James Harden is no exception. The current Rocket, while filming a Foot Locker commercial with a pair of former Rockets in Barkley and Scottie Pippen, was the picture of dry sense of humor, something he is known for. But, the outtakes tell a different ... More >>

  • News

    October 24, 2013

    All Systems Go: The Rockets Are Young, Focused and Ready to Compete

    Fun-loving, but hyper-competitive on the court, the Rockets are ready to deliver a new age in Houston basketball. Fans are ready for that, too.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Harden Gets "Crossed Over" by Kid at Basketball Camp (w/Video)

    It's been a busy week for Houston athletes and their videos. We had James Harden in hilarious Foot Locker ads and now JJ Watt for Yahoo! Fantasy Sports. But, in the non-ad category, the folks at ClutchFans let us in on a bit of fun Harden had with kids at a summer camp. In the first video, Harden j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    James Harden's Foot Locker Jam: The Extended Mix

    On the surface, James Harden's new Foot Locker commercial with Steph Curry is just that -- 30 seconds of frivolity designed to compel kids (and their parents) to go to Foot Locker and buy shoes, jerseys, and whatever else they sell at Foot Locker. In case you haven't seen it yet (Jeff Balke had it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    James Harden's Subtle Sense of Humor on Full Display in New Foot Locker Ad

    The chill, '70s vibe that James Harden gives off in interviews seems to be his genuine personality. He's like the Billy D. Williams of the modern NBA, but instead of smooth, malt liquor ads in front of a roaring fireplace, Harden does seriously funny ads for Foot Locker, including this newest commer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    NBA All-Star Game: Your Prop Bets For This Weekend

    Michael Jordan turns 50 this weekend, I'm not sure if you've heard. In case you missed the incessant career retrospective pieces that ran on Sportscenter or the story of MJ's renting the Museum of Fine Arts here in Houston for his birthday shindig this weekend, the most iconic team sport athlete o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    A Houston Rap-Related Shooting Timeline

    Most people will tell you that Houston rappers are overall a peaceful bunch, but people do carry guns. No less a beloved figure than Pimp C was caught after he got into an altercation at the Foot Locker in Sharpstown Mall; supposedly a policeman saw a gun under Pimp's coat during the fight, followed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    The Fake Referee Streaker (and 3 Other Famous Fake Sports Officials -- w/ VIDEO)

    Ray Stevens approves.​Perhaps you were among the millions of people that didn't have a family member playing in or a wager placed upon the UCLA-Arizona game last night in Tucson, which means that you were among the fortunate ones watching something else on television. Well, you were fortunat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Air Jordan Frenzy: Say What Now? Five Possible Explanations

    Air Jordans and the madness of crowds​Huge crowds jammed Houston stores today looking to buy the latest version of the Air Jordan sneaker. Cops were called out to handle some unruliness connected with having a chance to purchase the $175 Air Jordan 11 Retro sneaker. Hundreds of people lined ... More >>

  • Film

    August 19, 2010

    Ghetto Fabulous

    Bow Wow strikes it rich in Lottery Ticket.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    The Music of True Blood, Episode 1.5: Playing Chicken With the Train, and an AIDS Burger

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. With Season 2 just completed, Rocks Off is now working our way backw ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009

    UH Gets the Brush-Off from Nike

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Phi Slama Jama Lives On...But Not In Houston

    With a 31-3 record and slam-dunking skills like no other, the "dunking fraternity" Phi Slama Jama put University of Houston men's basketball on the map in 1983. So much so that Nike will soon be releasing a shoe commemorating the team: a limited edition release, the Big Nike Hi LE will be sold only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Santa Round-Up Part Six

    This and every Christmas season the most important person is the baby Jesus, with a bearded, white-haired toy factory owner coming in a close second. Every year we flock to the malls to sit in our kids down on Santa's lap. Sometimes they run off screaming, while others take to the old guy just like ... More >>