To say the United States' relationship with North Korea is less than cordial would be a bit of an understatement. A draconian cesspool of a society with nuclear weapons perpetually aimed our way, North Korea and its leadership (Kim Jong-un, yo!) represent the antithesis of everything the United Stat ... More >>
On any given Friday night, Bayou Place is absolutely packed.
The club located in the heart of the theater district has split itself into four separate rooms and accommodates about as many patrons as tailgaters in the Reliant parking lot at a Texans game. Everyone shows up, everyone parties, everyon ... More >>
Context: That's The Fury God doing one of those radio-station freestyles that radio stations like to ask rappers to do. It happened right before he performed at The Box's recent Los Magnificos Custom Car Show, alongside four other underground acts.
Why It's Important: Because it might maybe possib ... More >>
Jeff Van Gundy reacts to having to work with AAU "agents."It seems like every year, as we head into the "boring phase" of the sports calendar (best known as the point where the Texans' and Rockets' offseason intersects with the Astros' regular season), some stories inevitably pop up to keep t ... More >>
Roughly 84,000 rap albums have been released in Houston since 1989. We're counting down the 25 best of all time every Thursday. Got a problem with the list? Shove it. Just kidding. Friendship. Email it to email@example.com.You know how at the end of each American Idol season they drag the fin ... More >>
Photo by Jeff BalkeThere's a popular belief in NBA circles that the third year is when a player makes the transition to stardom, if he's going to make it. Among point guards, that worked for Chris Paul and Deron Williams, and much has been said about Aaron Brooks making a similar - though sma ... More >>
On the way to his fourth championship, Kobe Bryant was guarded by Mickael Pietrus, Hedo Turkoglu, Courtney Lee, Dahntay Jones, Carmelo Anthony, Shane Battier, and all of the Jazz players whose names Jerry Sloan could remember. None of them had the combination of speed, size, and advanced weaponry ne ... More >>
Where does yesterday's deceptively close 99-87 shellacking of the Lakers rank in the annals of great Rockets victories? It's too soon to tell. If they build on that win by taking this series and then slip into their fifth NBA finals, minus not just Yao but also his geriatric Congolese understudy, no ... More >>
The box score to Game 3 shows the second period as the only frame in which the Rockets weren't outscored on Friday night at Toyota Center.
But in reality, it proved pivotal in Houston's 108-94 loss, which allowed Los Angeles to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
The normally dynamic La ... More >>