Houston Baptist University decides the best way to grow is to start a football team for the first time in its 50-year history.
The new U.S. News and World Report college rankings are out. For all their flaws, it's still the standard by which many anxious applicants rank themselves and their peers. Let me guess, the Top 5 universities are Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Stanford? Boom, I nailed it. But you probably ... More >>
The Rice football team that all Rice fans know and loathe showed up at Rice Stadium on Saturday night. In years past this would have meant a Rice lost. But luckily, the Owls were hosting the Kansas Jayhawks, and the Jayhawks are an awful football team. It was an ugly game, a largely boring game, pun ... More >>
To exactly nobody's surprise, the Rockets and James Harden agreed on Wednesday afternoon to a five year, $80 million contract extension, making Harden the first maximum contract player that Daryl Morey has inked to a deal in his tenure as Rockets general manager, and sending a clear message that Har ... More >>
Check out our slideshow of the Texas Olympians competing in the 2012 Summer Games. ERMAHGERD, are you squee-ing with as much excitement for the Summer Olympic Games as I am? Seriously. I am counting down the minutes until I can leave work and check out the Danny Boyle-directed Opening Ceremonies th ... More >>
Chef Martin Hamish is ready to take all comers at The Dark Horse.Been wondering about the construction going on at 363 Travis near Market Square in downtown? Wonder no longer. The Houston Press has received an exclusive press release from Scottish celebrity chef Martin Hamish about the new g ... More >>
Illustration by Doug MacYesterday, a scrappy underdog team from Virginia Commonwealth University upset the top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks to advance to the NCAA Final Four here in Houston, blowing many people's college basketball brackets entirely to hell. Well, burger fans, prepare to have your ... More >>
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and the scourge of great art