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Oliver Luck

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    November 18, 2013

    College Football Recap: The Reverse Jinx And The Return Of Coach O

    The dirty little secret about college football in 2013 is that it hasn't been all that great a season. Yeah, it's college football, and even ho hum college football is still better than 80 percent of what sports has to offer. And yeah, we have the usual tasty controversy brewing with four undefeat ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Texans-Colts BATTLE-DRINK: Five Running Backs, Two Lucks

    Here's me channeling an NFL player... After a September and October that included two Texans road trips, three Texans home games, a trip to College Station for Alabama-A&M, and a trip to South Bend for Oklahoma-Notre Dame, the bye week came at a good time for me. Yes, that's right, last weekend's ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012

    Dynamo Fan Gets Tazed at Game (VIDEO)

    In its five-plus years of existence, the raucous folks of El Batallon -- one of four longstanding support groups that show up to Houston Dynamo home matches (and sometimes away games) -- had never gone to the media. That's changed since one of their boys got the stun-gun treatment during the Dynam ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    The Peyton Manning Saga -- A Very Special 4 Winners, 4 Losers

    Everyone wants The Beard​"Peyton Manning's not going to let (the Colts) draft Andrew Luck." -- Phil Simms "I don't talk to Phil. Phil doesn't talk to me. He did text me after that, saying 'Hey, sorry to drag your name into this.' I wrote back, 'Phil I don't know what you're talking about.' He ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Houston Doing Its Part To Destroy West Virginia Football

    Dana Holgorsen: Part of a one-two Houston punch​The once-high-flying football program at West Virginia University seems to be imploding these days, and Houston is doing more than its fair share to move along the process. Two of the three main protagonists: a) newish athletic director Oliver L ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    NFL & College Football -- Weekend's Best Bets (Nepotism Edition)

    Keeping it in the family​Okay, last week's Best Bets were centered around a random string of stories from around the internet, good enough for a 3-3 record, which means it's still yielding better results than 2009, but still not good enough for me. And damn sure not good enough for you. So ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    World Cup: Today South Africa; Tomorrow Houston

    This ball is shaped funny​The world's biggest sporting event might be coming to a stadium near you, that is, if you want it here more than everyone else. A reception was held at City Hall Thursday to announce that Houston is holding the top spot in the bidding to host the FIFA World Cup in 2 ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    The Dynamo Stadium, One Step Closer To Reality, Due To Elephant Sex

    ​Dynamo president Oliver Luck talked to media all morning about a new soccer stadium, what it will mean to the city and county and Dynamo fans, fun stuff like that. But when we spoke with him, he just wanted to talk about elephant sex. "What's the elephant gestation period, 18 months or something ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Dynamo May Go Uptown For A New Stadium

    ​KTRK's Miya Shay reported an interesting development in the never-ending quest to build a stadium for the Houston Dynamo -- the team is considering an offer to build it near the Galleria, instead of the east side of downtown.The idea surfaced at yesterday's Commissioner Court meeting, and Dynamo ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Tomorrow Is Dynamo Day -- Break Out Your Hideous Orange Outfits

    ​All right boys and girls, it's time to bust out the orange ties, scarfs, or thongs.Earlier today, Houston Mayor Bill White announced that tomorrow, November 6, will be "Dynamo Day."The Houston Dynamo are in the MLS Cup Playoffs, attempting something none of the other current Houston sports franch ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    The Major League Soccer All-Star Game Gets The Biggest Houston Stage, But Who's Going To Be On It?

    ​When Major League Soccer announced late July that the 2010 All-Star game would be played in Houston, there was much speculation as to where the event would be held. The Houston Dynamo currently call Robertson Stadium home, but Reliant Stadium is just so much prettier.The Dynamo front office hel ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Fare Thee Well, Giff Nielsen, Maker Of No Waves

    Giff Nielsen, the sports anchor at KHOU who's been at the station 25 years, is leaving.And, ummm, there's not much to say because Nielsen might be the single most boring television personality in Houston history.Not that's a bad thing -- Nielsen capably delivered the news, conducted interviews and a ... More >>

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    February 6, 2009

    A Drawing Of What The New Soccer Stadium Probably Won't Look Like

    KHOU -- who, not coincidentally, happens to have just become a new "partner" with the Houston Dynamo -- had an exclusive look last night at artists' renderings of the proposed new soccer stadium near Minute Maid Park and the George R. Brown Convention Center.It's a space-ship-looking thingy, very fu ... More >>

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    August 25, 2008

    Every Girl's Crazy `Bout A Real Old Song

    The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau has gotten a lot of attention recently for getting ZZ Top to push Houston for the Bureau’s “My Houston” campaign. We have no problem with the “Li’l Ol’ Band from Texas” (seems like that should come with a copyright sign) but let’s fac ... More >>

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    April 20, 2008
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    April 10, 2007
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    April 6, 2007
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    March 29, 2007
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    March 7, 2007
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    February 13, 2007

    A Grassroots Effort

    A letter is going out to all Houston area friends of soccer urging its recipients to join the campaign to convert the city-owned Gus Wortham golf course to a youth soccer complex and practice field for the Houston Dynamo. The news that the city was considering converting the East End greens ̵ ... More >>

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    February 13, 2007
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    December 19, 2006
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    November 14, 2006
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    November 6, 2006
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    July 28, 2006

    The Next Best Thing

    Pele in the soccer doc While Allison and Ryan were getting the boot on So You Think You Can Dance (Allison, America? Allison? Did you misdial? While Heidi and her tortured grin go on and on?) another group of stalwart athletes and their fans in Houston were getting an upclose look at dancing wit ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Beach Patrol

    Hands off the Bolivar ferry, Al Qaeda!

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    June 1, 2006

    Bungalow Power

    Is the Heights too wussy about saving itself?

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    April 27, 2006

    Meeting of the Minds

    Hilarity ensues after a UH scheduling mix-up

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    May 5, 2005

    Swoopes: Hardwoods Homie

    A Comets star helps redefine Houston basketball

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    April 17, 2003

    Not So Suite?

    City officials to the Rockets: Don't mess with our freebies

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    March 6, 2003

    Rocket Rodney

    A state senator moonlights as arena point guard

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