Howard Cosell

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Upset of the Century: Team Cleavage Falls To Team Modesty In Texans Cheerleaders Bout

    Where is Howard Cosell when you need him? "Down goes Team Cleavage! Down goes team Cleavage! Down goes Team Cleavage!" It's at least as big an upset as Joe Frazier getting decked by George Foreman. We told you earlier that many of the finalists to become a Houston Texans cheerleader clearly fell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Curt Flood: The Story of a Well-Paid Slave

    Baseball's forgotten man​The man's name is Curt Flood. He spent a majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals, winning multiple Gold Gloves for his superb defensive play. He was one of the outstanding baseball players of the 1960s. But when he's remembered nowadays, he's not remembe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    We Hold Britney Spears Against Us For Four Minutes

    Bellamy Bros. may hold new single against her a good deal longer... Jive Records​Britney Spears' new single, "Hold It Against Me," leaked yesterday and was officially released earlier today. As of this moment, it's blowing up the charts at iTunes and radio. The song sounds as if she walked ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    RIP, Dandy Don Meredith: Five Reasons To Mourn

    Don Meredith: Gone but not forgotten​Dandy Don Meredith, the carefree Cowboy and Monday Night Football star, is dead. He died at 72 last night in Santa Fe, N.M., where he'd been living a life decidedly out of the spotlight, ignoring most interview requests. He was one of a kind, and here are ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010

    Houston's 10 Best Sports Moments*

    *And the 5 most heartbreaking...

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Beetle's Paul Beebe and Other Local Musicians Remember John Lennon

    Today is one of the most dubious anniversaries in all of rock and roll. Twenty-nine years ago this evening, Mark David Chapman shot and killed John Lennon on the front steps of Lennon's apartment building on the Upper West Side of New York City, the Dakota. For Baby Boomers and even their older kid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Remembering John Lennon

    On December 8, 1980 - 28 years to the day - John Lennon was shot and killed on the steps of the Dakota Apartments on New York City's Upper West Side by professed fan Mark David Chapman. It was a Monday just like today, and millions of people found out when ABC Sports' Howard Cosell broke the ne ... More >>

  • Film

    July 27, 2006

    Free Kicks

    Once in a Lifetime remembers when soccer players lived like rock stars

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    Banjo Blues

    A Chronicle writer gets canned for running a Web site

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Unlucky Winners

    Is there a Houston Press Music Award jinx?

  • Film

    December 27, 2001

    Sting Like a Bee

    Ali lands some solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout

  • News

    April 1, 1999
  • Music

    February 12, 1998
  • News

    March 13, 1997
  • Film

    February 27, 1997

    A Sharp Right

    In When We Were Kings, Ali delivers the performance of a lifetime