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    February 3, 2014

    Super Bowl XLVIII: 4 Winners, 4 Losers

    It all started with a safety on a snap over Peyton Manning's head on the first play from scrimmage, the nail was driven in further by a Malcolm Smith pick six to close out the first half, and Percy Harvin hit the death blow with the kickoff return for a touchdown to open the second half. Game, set, ... More >>

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    December 13, 2013

    The Oilers, Buddy Ryan, Las Cruces, and Me

    I was at a Holiday Inn in Las Cruces, New Mexico the night Buddy Ryan threw a punch at Kevin Gilbride. Sitting on the bed, eating fast food, watching the Oilers and Jets on Sunday Night Football. And I knew things would never be the same. I'd been in Europe for most of that football season, working ... More >>

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    December 13, 2013

    The Most Important Person Ever: Hitler, Jesus, Shakespeare Make the List

    Who's the most important person ever? Two computer scientists wanted to figure out who the most historically significant human beings to ever walk the face of the earth were (well, since we decided to start recording things with various forms of writing). So, being computer scientists, they develop ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Texans-Chargers: 4 Winners, 4 Losers, Matt Schaub Is Mr. September!

    The way that the construction of each season's NFL schedule works, every team already knows 14 of the 16 teams they will play every season from now until such time that the NFL a) expands, b) realigns, or c) gets bored and changes the way they do the schedule. Simply put, right now each team's sche ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    The Elvis Dumervil Fiasco: 4 Winners, 4 Losers

    Up until Friday afternoon, NFL free agency had been the usual fare of crappy teams overspending (what up, Miami and Cleveland?), great teams laying back and waiting for bargains (what up, New England and Green Bay?), and the Texans possibly getting played by Ed Reed (what up, Rick Smith?). There ha ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Randy Moss' And Chris Culliver's Nuclear Trolling Of San Francisco

    As an NFL player playing in the biggest football game known to the free world, the last thing you want to do during Super Bowl week is give your opponent any bulletin board material. Trash talk is not highly recommended. This year, perhaps because (more likely, in spite of) the two head coaches are ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    The NFL Experience Lands In New Orleans

    On Wednesday, the The Super Bowl 47 NFL Experience opened to fans at the Morial Convention Center. Featuring a mind-boggling amount of merchandise, GMC automobiles, and chances to exercise your crazed fandom, the 850,000-square-foot fan fest is a feast for the eyes and a strain on the muscles. Seri ... More >>

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    September 7, 2012

    The 2012 Season Preview: The Texans Will Be Super If...

    Two days are left. After eight long months away, that's all that remains before the most anticipated season in Houston football history finally kicks off. Even the 1993 Oilers, whose brilliant 11-game win streak ended with a home loss to Joe Montana's Chiefs in the divisional round of the playoffs, ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Texans-Bengals: Five Matchups to Watch, and a Prediction

    If he can dream...​The last time the city of Houston hosted an NFL playoff game -- or even had a team playing in one -- it came under very different circumstances than what will transpire Saturday afternoon. Unlike the 10-6 Texans, who slide into the playoffs on a 3-game losing streak, the 12 ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Cougars Pull Off the Huge Comeback Against Louisiana Tech, But Problems Linger

    Also known as the story of the Houston Cougars.​The Houston Cougars got the 35-34 win over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday night. They had to come from behind to do so, battling back from a 20-point third quarter deficit and scoring 21 points in the fourth quarter. And despite failin ... More >>

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    June 13, 2011

    We Live In A World Where Dallas Has Won An NBA Title: Five Things to Consider

    Old school Mavs​Way, way back in the day, when we lived in Dallas -- more or less against our will -- we were Dallas Maverick fans. The Dallas Morning News' offices were a block or two from Reunion Arena, and Mark Aguirre and Roy Tarpley were there to he enjoyed. The Mavs never made it over ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Four Myths About Super Bowl Radio Row

    ​I got to cross another item off of my list of radio career "firsts" this past week, attending my first Radio Row in Dallas for this year's Super Bowl from Monday through Wednesday. For someone that grew up on sports talk radio, the feeling I got walking around Radio Row was the same feelin ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    2010 Houston Texans Mad Libs

    I'm busy, you're busy, we're all busy. The Texans'34-24 loss to the Eagles is the game that has pushed me over the edge. On a night when the Texans won literally every statistical category (save the turnover battle, which was a 2-1 Eagle win on the strength of Matt Schaub's fate-sealing fumble in ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Texans 35, Chiefs 31: Johnson Returns To Form, And So Does The Offense. But...

    Winning a squeaker​With Andre Johnson's ankle seemingly healthy again, the Texans' offense on Sunday silenced concerns about its ability to remain among the NFL's elite.That might mean something if head coach Gary Kubiak and defensive coordinator Frank Bush can find a way for their defense to not ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010

    Our Year

    Will Texans make it to playoffs?

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    July 30, 2010

    Top Ten Sports Moments: Four Personal Stories

    Different kinds of heartbreak​We've identified the absolute, unarguable Top 10 Sports Moments (and five worst) in Houston history. Everyone has at least some personal stories connected to events on the list. I have four.1. UH-LouisvilleI was the quintessential cub reporter, having lucked into a j ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Best & Worst Houston Sports Moments: What Didn't Make The Cut

    A great moment, but not great enough​Tomorrow we officially reveal the unimpeachable, inarguable list of the Ten Best Sports Moments in Houston History, not to mention the five most heartbreaking ones.There were plenty of candidates for both lists, thanks to readers, and winnowing it down was a ta ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    One Man's Entry For Five Worst Houston Sports Moments -- Where Are Yours?

    A UH lowlight, an ND legend​I couldn't help but notice that the bosses are soliciting suggestions for the best and worst sports moments in Houston history.So I thought I would make a few suggestions.I'll do my top 10 moments when the issue comes out with the winners, but here are my five worst mom ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Like Everyone Else, Texans Kicker Kris Brown Knew He Had A Problem This Year

    ​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 >>

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    January 5, 2010

    What's It Gonna Take To Get Gary Kubiak Fired?

    Photo by Mark C. Austin​Before the football season, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair supposedly said that anything short of the playoffs for the team would be unacceptable. I say supposedly because here we are, in January, at the end of another non-playoff season, and not only is Gary Kubiak still ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Who Anointed Gary Kubiak A Quarterback Guru?

    ​Dan Orlovsky entered the Texans/Saints game in the second quarter. He did his best Rex Grossman at one point when he threw wildly for an interception. And he didn't really look that good throughout the game. But Joel Meyers and Spencer Tillman, the TV announcers on KTRK -- by the way, nice job on ... More >>

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    December 30, 2008

    Texans Fire Three Defensive Coaches

    And so it begins. Looking to deflect the blame from his incompetence, Gary Kubiak lowered the boom on three of his defensive coaches today, firing defensive coordinator Richard Smith, defensive backs coach Jon Hoke, and defensive line coach Jethro Franklin.

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    December 30, 2008

    Texans Fire Three Defensive Coaches

    And so it begins. Looking to deflect the blame from his incompetence, Gary Kubiak lowered the boom on three of his defensive coaches today, firing defensive coordinator Richard Smith, defensive backs coach Jon Hoke, and defensive line coach Jethro Franklin.

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    December 5, 2008

    Rejoice, Football Fans: Notre Dame May Be Coming To Houston

    The eyes of millions of Houstonians were glued to ESPN last night, to see if there was a chance they would be uniquely blessed.Sure, hundreds of thousands were just Rutgers fans, but.....okay, maybe a dozen were Rutgers fans. And maybe only a dozen more were watching the game, especially after the ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Rejoice, Football Fans: Notre Dame May Be Coming To The Texas Bowl

    The eyes of millions of Houstonians were glued to ESPN last night, to see if there was a chance they would be uniquely blessed.Sure, hundreds of thousands were just Rutgers fans, but.....okay, maybe a dozen were Rutgers fans. And maybe only a dozen more were watching the game, especially after the ... More >>

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    November 27, 2008

    Turkeys of the Year

    DA Chuck Rosenthal flies off with top honors

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    September 20, 2008
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    September 4, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
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    February 3, 2008
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    December 28, 2007
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    October 19, 2007
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    October 15, 2007
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    August 2, 2007

    Trick Play

    NFL greats shake off the rust in All-Pro Football.

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    June 28, 2007

    Jock Radio: No-Call List

    What sports talk can do without

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    July 6, 2006

    Top of the World

    You've never heard of him, but Mike Willcox is one of the best on the planet at what he does

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    January 20, 2005

    Jottin' Jocks

    Sports greats show off their signature moves

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    February 5, 2004

    Turkeys Fly

    Houston actually pulls off one crazy week

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    Scoring the Super Bowl

    NFL Films' music may be stirring, but these songs tell the real story of the big games

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