I really don't like "guy talk." I'm sure there is a place for it on radio. Hell, there's a place for shows about pretty much anything you like when you combine terrestrial and satellite radio. But, what makes "guy talk" so insidious is that it masquerades as sports talk simply because, well clearly ... More >>
One of the arguments against expansion in pro sports leagues is that it dilutes the talent pool. There are enough great players to fill out the lineups for 30 teams, but are there enough for 32? It's an important factor to consider.
On Monday, 1560 KGOW fired Adam Clanton and John Wessling, hosts o ... More >>
What's that "M" stand for again?I don't read Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle often. I think of him as a kind of minor league Richard Justice. But I couldn't resist reading him the other day when he did one of my favorite things, piss off soccer fans. Last week, apparently, he made the mis ... More >>
It's all YOUR fault, dudeSo it's all the fault of J.R. Towles. That seems to be the only conclusion that can be arrived at by the Astros demoting him to Corpus Christi after the Astros 1-0 loss to Arizona on Tuesday night.The Astros didn't say it was his fault, of course. There was talk about h ... More >>
Now that the Houston Cougars have made the NCAA Tournament, I just want to welcome my fellow media members. And I want to ask: where in the hell have you been all season?
You sure as hell haven't been at the actual games.Steve Campbell's made the games for the Houston Chronicle. The Daily Cou ... More >>
So let me see if I understand this: Kris Brown knew that he had a mechanical problem of some kind with his kicking, but he elected not to do anything about it because, like a golfer who doesn't want to make mechanical adjustments between rounds, a kicker doesn't want to make mechanical adjust ... More >>
Gary Kubiak is a nice guy. I'll stipulate to that. He works hard. I'll stipulate to that. Bob McNair likes him. I'll stipulate to that. But that Gary Kubiak deserves to keep his job because of that? That I won't stipulate to.But according to the Houston Chronicle's Richard Justice, Kubiak ... More >>
The Chron's Jerome Solomon has another of those endless lists we writers like to do, this one asking for input on the top 10 coaches in Houston college and pro sports history. And he helpfully provides us with some candidates for the list. So I thought I would help out and provide what I consider ... More >>