Jerry Glanville

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Why Should Houston Want to Experience Another NFL Playoff? Five Painful Memories

    Even though their team is coming off three straight losses, Houston is getting amped for the city's first NFL game since 1993. We have to ask: Why? Haven't the NFL playoffs caused our city enough emotional trauma through the years? Hey, we're football fans too, so we know how it goes. And we'll be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Your Chance to Play for Jerry Glanville: Tryouts This Weekend

    The "House of Pain" era was, for many Houston Oiler fans, a bit of an embarrassment. While most gladly embraced the flamboyant Jerry Glanville and his dirty play (at least until he kept losing), others cringed at his antics. Leaving tickets for Elvis each game? Okay, we guess. Awarding one player e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Jerry Glanville's Career Slide Continues; Eighth Circle Of Hell Reached

    ‚ÄčIf you were a Houston Oiler fan, you were divided on Jerry Glanville, who coached the team in the late 1980s.A lot of fans loved his bluster, his defenses, and his cuh-waaazy antics like always leaving a ticket for Elvis at the gate. (Presley, not Costello.)Others thought him a buffoon, and cring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Remembering The Houston Gamblers, Thanks To ESPN

    ‚ÄčTo celebrate its 30th anniversary, ESPN is in the midst of airing what it calls 30 on 30, which is a series of 30 one-hour documentaries on sports-related matters that have occurred within the network's 30 years on the air. And one of the documentaries, one that aired on Tuesday is on a subject n ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    MARTA Meets Metro

    Manufacturing gridiron enmity from scratch

  • News

    March 8, 2001


    Houston's Bo Eason was among the NFL's toughest tacklers. But he takes his hardest hits in writing about his very intimate House of Pain.