Longstanding KCOH radio personality Steven Reginald Talton, known on-air as Stevie Goodtime T, passed of cancer complications this past Sunday. While Talton had kept his long battle with prostate cancer quiet, details became known after his passing. Talton was most widely known for his nightly prog ... More >>
Radio is generally in a constant state of upheaval. Witness the line-up changes throughout sports radio and the rise of News92 FM from the ashes of formerly all news KTRH. There are two FM music stations playing the exact same stuff every day because one was sold and not reformatted. The plug was pu ... More >>
This post also appeared on our sister blog Hair Balls -- ed. Radio is generally in a constant state of upheaval. Witness the lineup changes throughout sports radio and the rise of News92 FM from the ashes of formerly all-news KTRH. There are two FM music stations playing the exact same stuff every ... More >>
The Houston sports talk landscape is complicated and fascinating. We are blessed with four full-time sports stations, several other sports-themed shows scattered along the dial and one national sports network headquartered right here in the Bayou City. When I ranked the best sports talk shows in Hou ... More >>
1560AM weaves pop culture, locker-room humor and irreverence into sports-talk radio.
Just for Sports
In our cover story this week I take a look at the odd world of sports-talk radio in Houston. We’re not much of a sports-talk town compared to cities like Dallas, but soon there will be four stations scrambling to grab a piece of that not-very-big pie. (As for the cover….well, if my Mom were stil ... More >>
Carlton Thompson has a sportswriter's dream job. But he keeps getting asked for some I.D.