Another week, another football game for the Houston Cougars. But instead of upstart UTSA, the Cougars faced downtrodden Grambling State, a former small college powerhouse struggling to stay afloat. The Cougars scored on the game's first offensive series and didn't look back. The Cougars were up 10-0 ... More >>
Stop me if this sounds familiar. The heavily favored Houston Cougars open up the season at home against a team from Central Texas. But instead of winning the game by double digits, the Cougars are upset by double digits. Just replace Texas State with UTSA and make the final score 27-7. But there's o ... More >>
MLB Urban Invitational Battle of the Bands Minute Maid Park February 18, 2012 When I read the words "Battle of the Bands," I am immediately transported to the summer of 1997, when I trained to become a drum major at Texas Southern University. My band director at Jesse Jones Senior High, Mr. Ronald ... More >>
Eddie Robinson was one of the greatest head coaches in the history of college football. He overcame the misfortune of being born a black man in the Deep South during the worst years of Jim Crow to produce at Grambling one of the great programs in all of football history. He won over 400 gam ... More >>
John Royal Cougars prepare to play basketballThey were just exhibition games, and they tell us that exhibition games are meaningless. They don't count in the standings. They're a chance to test game conditioning. To see how well everyone understands the offense. To see what improvements ne ... More >>
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