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    October 20, 2014

    Cougars Defeat Temple, But Does It Count If No One's There To See It?

    The Houston Cougars (4-3) defeated the Temple Owls (4-2) 31-10 on Friday night. The game wasn't as close as the final score indicates, as the Cougar defense kept Temple bottled up for most of the night. The game was a bit of a yawner as the Cougars no longer offer up the high-flying Air Raid offense ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    Brickwall Firm: Dynamo Support Group Madly Backtracks from Homophobic Twitter Remarks

    The Dyano's outreach to the GLBT community -- we assume they have one of sorts -- has hit another snag with homophobic tweets from one of the supporter groups that works closely with the team. Someone with control of the Brickwall Firm's twitter account apparently doesn't like Landon Donovan; the t ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    Crystal Ball Part Deux: Looking Ahead to 2013 Houston Sports, Astros/Dynamo/UH/Rice Edition

    Yesterday, we took a look at the futures of the Texans and Rockets. Predictions were made. Accusations were tossed about. But no one is Carnac the Magnificent. All we can really do is guess...except when it comes to the Astros.

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    December 13, 2012

    Ten Gifts for the Houston Sports Fan They are Bound to Love

    When you have a sports fan in your life, I mean a serious, hard core fan, it can be tough to buy for them. Some of them seem to spend entire paychecks on sports gear and stuff related to their teams. Most have tickets games and probably have a lot of memorabilia that will sell great on Ebay someday. ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    Five Things Learned About Rice and UH Football This Season

    The college football season ended last week, and it's safe to say that the season didn't exactly go as Rice (6-6) and the University of Houston (5-7) wanted. For Rice, things went a bit better. For the Cougars, things went a lot worse. So here are five things we learned about the Owls and Cougars th ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Cougars Crash And Burn Against Tulsa

    Many times, when sports teams must deal with devastating injuries, they rise to the occasion. They might not get the win, but the game is closer than it should be. Then there are the Houston Cougars. The Cougars dealt with the tragic, freakish loss of cornerback D.J. Hayden much as if they were ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Cougars Looking for Clues But Finding None

    University of Houston offensive coordinator Mike Nesbitt "resigned" last Monday morning, just a little more than a day after the Cougars' embarrassing 30-13 opening game defeat to Texas State. Thus it stands to reason that, sometime this morning, the Houston Cougars will be holding a press conferenc ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Is This The Dawning of A Cougars Renaissance? Don't Be Too Sure

    The Houston Chronicle's Sam Khan, Jr. had a good story on Houston Cougars athletics yesterday. It's called a story of a renaissance, and it looks back at the last 10 months of the program. It's told through the eyes of the football program, going through the incredible season the Coogs had as they m ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    UH Getting New Logo: Our Five Suggestions

    Later this morning the University of Houston will be announcing what it's calling its "new logo and marks." The old "logo and marks" weren't exactly worn out from use, but we guess an update was needed. UH, of course, is trying to pump life into its football program as they begin construction on a ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Howard Hughes Gets a Light-Rail Station Named After Him

    Bring your own urine jars.​The world's cleanest, germ-free light-rail station -- albeit one in which you no doubt will be encouraged to piss in jars -- will be Stop 3 on Metro's new East End line. That stop will be officially designated the Altic/Howard Hughes stop, the agency announced today ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    Coog Fever: Students Grab Those C-USA Championship Tickets

    This was the ticket line at the University of Houston this morning, as students lined up to get tickets for the Conference USA title game this weekend that, Coog fans fervently hope, will send the team to its first BCS bowl. Robertson Stadium should be sold out for the game against Southern Miss, t ... More >>

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    November 18, 2011

    Coogs Should Beat SMU; Rice Should Top Tulane

    Hey kids, College GameDay is coming to town​The season has come to this. Two weeks for the Houston Cougars to continue with perfection and reach a goal set this summer. Two weeks for the Rice Owls to gain some redemption for a season gone very wrong. The Cougars acknowledged their possible ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    ESPN's GameDay Is Almost Good to Go at UH

    Cullen Circle: The site of GameDay​The truck has arrived, there will be a 6 p.m. pep rally at Cougar Village with University of Houston football players tonight, and, beginning tomorrow morning, GameDay will officially be in the house at UH's Third Ward campus for the game between the Cougars ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Dynamo Bids Farewell To Robertson Stadium

    Tonight brings an end to an era -- but hopefully not the season -- for the Houston Dynamo. Say goodbye to Robertson​They're playing their last game at Robertson Stadium; next season they move into their fancy new stadium downtown. Tonight, though, is the second game of their playoff series a ... More >>

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    October 24, 2011

    Dynamo Finish In Second Place: 4 Things We Learned

    Photo by Marco TorresGreat night at Robertson, even without Beckham​The Houston Dynamo closed out their 2011 MLS regular season with a bang; dispatching the LA Galaxy 3-1 Sunday night at Robertson Stadium. In doing so, they secured second place in the Eastern Conference and earned a date with ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Checking in with UH AD Mack Rhoades

    ​This has got to be a strange season that's coming up for Houston Cougar Athletic Director Mack Rhoades. His first year was spent settling into the city and the school as the football team went on an amazing ride. Last year saw the school introducing numerous new head coaches, including both ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    English Get The Best of Dynamo; Four From Houston Picked For The MLS All-Star Game

    ​ The Dynamo played their first-ever European adversary Wednesday night at Robertson Stadium; and they came out on the losing end, 2-0 to Bolton Wanderers of the English Premier League. The score wasn't as important to the Orange as was the opportunity to see some new talent against a quality ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Kansas City's Aurelien Collin on Dynamo Fan Hit List

    Aurelien on the left, holding hands with his teammate​ There's a new No. 1 public enemy for Houston Dynamo fans. He goes by the name of Aurelien Collin -- defender for Sporting Kansas City. Aurelien -- isn't that a girl's name? Every time Collin touched the ball, the 12,047 orange-clad fans a ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    UH Football Announces Two More Start Times for 2011 Season

    ​Today, the University of Houston announced two more start times for the football team's highly anticipated run at a Conference USA championship. The September 24 match-up against the Bill Curry-led Georgia State Panthers, which is entering just its second season of competitive football, will ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    The Final Play

    After traumatic knee injury, Case Keenum has one more season to prove his talents.

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    April 27, 2011

    Cover Story: Case Keenum's Comeback Attempt

    ​The underdog role is a familiar one for Case Keenum. The University of Houston star quarterback won the 2004 Texas Class 3A Division I state championship, but only received barely-audible buzz from recruiters. Then, when he arrived at UH in 2006, he was buried deep on the depth chart behind ... More >>

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    December 24, 2010

    Ann O'Donnell: UH Police Lose An Officer In The Line Of Duty

    Photo courtesy UHPDAnn O'Donnell: UH police officer killed​It's a sad day at the University of Houston Department of Public Safety, which for the first time has lost an officer in the line of duty. Ann O'Donnell, who had been with UH Department of Public Safety a little over a year, was kille ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Houston Cougar Football: Definitely Maybe Ending Tomorrow Night

    This may, or may not, be the Cougars last game of the season​When Texas Tech and Houston met in September of last year, it was a truly magical moment for the Cougars. The Red Raiders were seen as one of the top teams in the country and head coach Mike Leach was one of those names mentioned ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Dynamo Season Ends WIth A Relatively Rare Win

    "Playoffs?" Not for the Dynamo​Better late than never, as the Houston Dynamo finally won back-to-back matches for the first time all season - MLS regular season that is. Unfortunately, they were also the last two games of the season for the Orange, as they take their first losing season since arri ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    UH Takes On Tulane With Some Very Untested QBs

    The Green Wave is not expected to bring much storm surge​The Houston Cougars might have lost 31-13 to the UCLA Bruins last week. And they might have lost quarterbacks Case Keenum and Cotton Turner for the season. But as they prepare for Saturday afternoon's home contest versus the Tulane Green Wav ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Cougars Not Getting Respect From ESPN -- Or Their Own Flagship Station (Updated)

    Is this where they got their UH-UTEP announcers from?​I've got an idea for the Houston Cougars. Instead of wasting time going after beat writers for trying to find out health information on players, maybe they should instead use that valuable time for more important things. Like making sure the TV ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    UH Looking For Lots Of Crowd Noise For Tonight's ESPN Game

    Bring the noise to Robertson Stadium for ESPN​Strange as it may seem, if things had gone a bit differently in the college career of Drew Bledsoe, Kevin Sumlin might not have ended up in Houston. But strange as it may seem, that's the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.Sumlin's first ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Thierry Henry Comes To Houston, Doesn't Cheat; Dynamo Tie

    Thierry Henry's Irish-hating hands came to Houston​It took some last-minute heroics, but Dynamo midfielder Brian Mullan salvaged a 2-2 tie against the New York Red Bulls with his header in the 90th minute. The game at Robertson Stadium drew 24,750 spectators, and as one Dynamo official put it, the ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    20 Possible New Names For The UH Bookstore/Merchandise Shop

    What, "Cougar Crap" doesn't work for you?​The University of Houston is having a contest, and you are invited to enter. The Cougar merchandise store inside the Athletics/Alumni Center has been taken over by Barnes & Noble, and will henceforth no longer be known as Cougar Authentic. Thus, the un ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010

    Mack Rhoades Talks Up UH's Ambitious Stadium/Arena Plan

    New, improved, expensive​The announcement UH students, alums, and sports fans have been awaiting came late last week when the plans for the school's new football stadium and renovated basketball arena were leaked by Steve Campbell of the Houston Chronicle. The total expected costs are about $160 m ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    UH's New Stadium/Arena Plan: Now Comes The Hard Part

    Illustrations courtesy UHYour Name Here Stadium​UH has announced a bold plan to upgrade facilities, essentially building a new football stadium and massively renovating the basketball arena.The $160 million plan has the backing of UH president Renu Khator and the board of regents, so it's going ah ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Dominic Oduro, Dynamo Dominate KC

    Photo courtesy Houston DynamoHis first Dynamo goal​The Houston Dynamo beat the crap out of the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday night over at Robertson Stadium. The 3-0 final doesn't do justice to the Dynamo's game that night. They pushed the tempo of the game, and eventually the Wizards broke down ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    The World Cup Is Coming To Houston! The Trophy, At Least

    ​While Houston won't be hosting any World Cup games anytime soon, fans of the world's most popular sports can at least lay they eyes up on the world's most coveted trophy.The World Cup trophy is coming to the University of Houston and will be on display as part of a soccer festival that will featu ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    UH, Rice Football Schedules Offer Some Intrigue, But Will They Attract Fans?

    ​Lost amidst the hoopla of the upcoming NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament was the release on Tuesday of the football schedules of the Houston Cougars and the Rice Owls. And knowing Cougar fans the way I do, I'm sure they're already starting to form their excuses for failing to sell out the stadiu ... More >>

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