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 >>
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 >>
If 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 >>
To 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 >>
Manufacturing gridiron enmity from scratch
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.