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    December 30, 2013

    Bob McNair Rushing To Repeat The Mistakes of the Past

    The saying goes that he who forgets the past is doomed to repeat it. And with the Texans supposedly on the verge of hiring Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, it's more than evident that Bob McNair has wiped the past from his mind. O'Brien is the current IT boy of the coaching world. A Bill Belichi ... 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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    November 6, 2013

    Celebrities and Industries Who Contributed to Obama's Re-Election Campaign

    What celebrities and industries contributed to Obama's re-election campaign in 2012? We'll eat dessert first, then get to the vegetables later. The fun stuff: which celebrities donated a bunch of money to Obama's reelection campaign? Among the biggest donors -- the ones who gave the $61,600 maximum ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    Texans-Cowboys: Final Preseason Odds And Ends, Latest 53 Man Roster Prediction

    On Tuesday, the Texans made their final set of moves to get down to 75 players before they head up to Dallas on Wednesday for the game Thursday night, placing wide receiver Alec Lemon on the injured reserve list and placing nose tackle David Hunter and wide receiver Mike Smith on waiver/injured rese ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Schadenfreude Alert! 5 Thoughts On JaMarcus Russell's Attempted Comeback

    For most football players, when their careers finally end, rarely does it happen on their terms. More often than not (WAY more often, actually), players are either asked to leave, never asked back, or beat up physically to the point of no return. The bravest of football warriors continue to try over ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Ask A Rapper: D-Risha Discusses Sports' Worst "Decisions"

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -- lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good -- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? E-mail sheaserrano@gmail.com. ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    NFL Draft WARNING Label: JaMarcus Russell 2007 Draft Footage

    The day is finally here. Tonight at 7 p.m. all of the analysis, evaluation and conjecture will end (temporarily) and the hopes and dreams of 32 young men will come true. It is the first round of the NFL Draft, and for fans of everyone except the Jets it is another day of hope that your team is trend ... More >>

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    March 19, 2012

    Crisis Averted, Texans Fan -- Peyton Manning Spurns Titans for Broncos

    In a Texans offseason that has seen some good (Arian Foster's and Chris Myers' multiyear contract extensions), some bad (Mario Williams' leaving, although the Texans have proven they can survive that), and some ugly (the dismantling of the right side of the offensive line), strangely enough, the Tex ... 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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    December 14, 2011

    Who Needs Tim Tebow When You Have T.J. Yates (Or Just About Any Other NFL Quarterback)?

    The only proper usage of Tebowing.​Vince Young was not who Jeff Fisher wanted to draft in 2006. His choice for the future quarterback of the Tennessee Titans was Jay Cutler. Bud Adams wanted Young, so Young became a Titan. Young was the 2006 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year as the Titans we ... 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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    January 17, 2011

    NFL Conference Title Games: Douche-apalooza 2011!

    This is not Roger Staubach​Ben Roethlisberger, Mark Sanchez, Jay Cutler, Aaron Rodgers. In an era where success in the NFL has never been more tied to quarterback play, those are your last four quarterbacks standing in the 2011 Playoffs. Most NFL fans see the elimination and subsequent absen ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    Rick Dennison -- "I Just Work in Houston Now"

    Rick Dennison, in orange and blue​"I'm orange and blue all the way through. I just work in Houston now." -- Rick Dennison before his unsuccessful attempt to get the Broncos' head coaching position There you go, Houston. Maybe your city isn't the final stop for every wayward Denver Bronco so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Broncos & Tim Tebow 24, Texans 23: If You're Disappointed, You're Not Thinking Big Picture

    ​In and of itself, Sunday's collapse against Denver is virtually the same story that has played out countless other times over the past two seasons for the Texans. Yet the franchise has never been this close to finally breaking through. In seven days, the nightmare that is 2010 comes to an ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    Texans 2010 Preview: Not So Fast With The High Hopes

    Photo by Aaron M. SprecherRemember, optimists, Gary Kubiak is still coaching​It's not bad enough that the Texans are starting this season with what is projected to be the toughest schedule in the NFL. Or that the Texans are starting out with Brian Cushing on the suspended list for the first four g ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    Houston Zoo Cute-Off: And Then There Were Two

    Photos by Christopher Patronella, Jr.​ You know how in the `80s, the NFC dominated the AFC in the Super Bowl, so that the real NFC Championship Game was the real title game and the Super Bowl was a foregone conclusion?We're kinda getting that feeling with the 2010 Houston Zoo Cute-Off. We love Lou ... More >>

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    May 10, 2010

    Clinton Tod Harwell: Fake Oil Millionaire Convicted Of Felony Theft In California Court

    Bad dealings, and porn actresses who are anal-sex specialists​Clinton Tod Harwell might have run his last scam for a while. The long-time Houstonian -- well-known as a defendant in the civil and criminal courthouses here -- moved to California a while back, and that's where he came to grief.And a ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Game Time: Lawrence Taylor -- We Liked You A Lot Better When All You Did Was Sack Quarterbacks And Snort Blow

    You can't say you weren't warned when it comes to LT​There's a scene at the very beginning of the Tom Cruise hit film Jerry Maguire where superagent Maguire is shown adeptly handling all of the day-to-day duties that come with his territory. Wooing potential new clients, securing sponsorship deals ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010

    With The Saints Out Of The Way, Houston Claims Title As Worst Football City In America

    ​Now that the Aints finally is, three cities remain as contenders for the title of Most Inept Pro Football City in the World: Cleveland, Detroit, and Houston.Jacksonville is the only other city whose team has never made a Super Bowl, but as a baby franchise they don't count. Especially since they ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    All I Want For Christmas Is A Football Coach

    ​Dear Santa Claus:I haven't asked much from you in the past few years. So since I've tried to be a good person, I'm hoping that you'll do me a solid and fulfill my wishes this Christmas. Especially since I'm not asking for Ashley Judd, like in the past, but since I'm asking for something that w ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    25 Things About The Texans-Titans Monday Night Match-Up

    ​For the second week in a row, it's homecoming week on Monday Night Football. This past Monday, it was the Baltimore Ravens returning to the place from which they came, Cleveland, to play the Browns. This coming Monday, the Tennessee Titans are returning to Houston to take on the Texans.With tha ... 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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    August 14, 2009

    25 Key Things To Watch For In The Texans' Pre-Season Opener

    ​With the Houston Texans kicking off pre-season play tomorrow night, I thought I would throw out a list of 25 things to watch or listen for during the game.1. Does Matt Schaub make it through two series of plays without any type of injury?2. What kind of stupid catchphrase is radio voice Marc Vand ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    The Ten Least Intimidating Athletes In Houston History

    There have been some tough guys in Houston sports history -- native sons George Foreman, Nolan Ryan, and Roger Clemens (even if you factor in his chemically-aided roid rage) -- all come to mind. Anybody can rattle off a list of ten of those guys -- and we might just do that next week -- but we were ... 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.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Tuesday Morning Quarterbacking: Really? That Good?

    "That's as good a win as I've ever been around," Gary Kubiak said Sunday after the Texans 24-21 win over the Green Bay Packers. This probably explains why the Texans are a crappy team. Gary Kubiak was John Elway's backup on the day of The Drive, one of the greatest games in NFL playoff histor ... More >>

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    October 7, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
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    October 8, 2007
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    October 4, 2007

    Mail Call

    Sports Columnist Smackdown

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    September 5, 2007
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    August 2, 2007

    Trick Play

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

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    July 12, 2007
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    April 18, 2007
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    March 22, 2007
  • Music

    October 21, 2004

    Chasing Amigas

    At Bocados' lesbian night, the hooptie-driving Nightfly learns the true value of a fly ride

  • 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

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    Battle Cries

    SXSW finds itself covered in thoughts of war

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    At QB: God

    Christ sneaks the Second Coming in by posing as David Carr

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    March 8, 2001

    Playmaker

    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.

  • Film

    December 23, 1999

    Paydirt!

    Oliver Stone delivers the ultimate guy movie with Any Given Sunday

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    News Hostage

    Dead Man Walking

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    February 18, 1999

    Another Night, Another Song

    In search of love and glamour on the Pasadena karaoke circuit

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