Roy McAvoy

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    NBA Finals: Give Houston What It Wants, Rashard Lewis Vs T-Mac

    We interrupt this widespread panic over LeBron James's possibly being human (and this widespread panic....and this widespread panic....) for a request. Oh, wait a second...Gary Neal just hit another three...okay, continuing... We interrupt this widespread panic for a request.... Damn! Danny Green ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    March Madness: Quantifying The Odds Of A Perfect Bracket

    The NCAA Tournament starts in full force on Thursday afternoon with first round action in four different cities. (NOTE: I know that there are four games that the NCAA calls "first round" games on Tuesday and Wednesday night. This is hogwash. These games are functional play-in games for access to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    The Sports Hall of Shame, an Idea Long Overdue

    A week or so ago, you may remember, I wrote a post about the auction for Bobby Petrino's crash-damaged motorcycle. The majority of the post was an outline of my idea to turn the crumpled-up love machine into a profit center by selling photo opportunities for fans to pose on the bike. At the end o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Game Time: Texans Playoff Rooting Manifesto 3.0..."Jim Caldwell Sucks" Edition

    ‚ÄčThere will be no need for 2,000 words to explain the various permutations of things that need to happen this week for the Texans to make the 2009 NFL Playoffs. Thanks to the various dominoes falling yesterday, heading into Week 17, the following scenario needs to play out:-- Texans beat the Patri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Houston as a Movie Stand-In: The Top Five

    Anyone who's endured summer in our fair city or spent 45 minutes trying to negotiate the I-610/US-59 exchange has probably, however briefly, contemplated getting the hell out. Admit it, you've thought about abandoning Houston altogether in favor of a city with better traffic where you can spend the ... More >>

  • Film

    August 15, 1996

    The Games Men Play

    Shelton and Costner team up again for more sporting success