Team USA

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Dynamo Learn, 'You Can't Win Them All'

    Have you ever been traveling, and you just have this sneaky suspension that you left something in the hotel room? The lads in Orange over at BBVA Compass Stadium might be having that same feeling right about now. Just two weeks ago, they were the proud owners of a 36 home match unbeaten streak. The ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 21, 2013

    So Delicious, a Caveman Could Eat It

    Paleo-friendly restaurant menus abound in Houston.

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Coltivare Trying to Cultivate Community Support

    Two new establishments looking to make a positive impact in the Heights have been stymied by the same foe in the last few months: variance request issues. Both the upcoming Coltivare from Revival Market team Morgan Weber and Ryan Pera as well as the under-construction brewery Town in City Brewing wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    This Houston Team -- Unlike the Texans, Rockets, Etc. -- Is Number One

    For the past few years, a Houston-based team has quietly produced college-basketball talent for prestigious school like the universities of Arizona, Alabama and Oklahoma. The elite squad has traveled all over the country, owning the competition in tournaments in places like Philadelphia. And this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Of Course Grills By Paul Wall Made Ryan Lochte's U.S. Flag Job

    The other day, when U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte was showing off his collection of jewel-encrusted mouthpieces (or "grills") to an NBC interviewer, we couldn't help but wonder if Paul Wall had a hand in it somehow. Of course he did. One grill in particular, made to look like the U.S. flag is now world- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    2012 Summer Olympics: 10 Badass Houston Athletes to Watch in London

    Check out our slideshow of the Texas Olympians competing in the 2012 Summer Games. ERMAHGERD, are you squee-ing with as much excitement for the Summer Olympic Games as I am? Seriously. I am counting down the minutes until I can leave work and check out the Danny Boyle-directed Opening Ceremonies th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Rush Hour and a Big Soccer Game at Reliant: Metro Says It's Ready

    Keep your traffic fingers crossed.​There's a big soccer doubleheader at Reliant Stadium tomorrow, including both Team USA and the star-studded Mexico squad. They're not playing each other, but combined they'll bring enough fans to pack the place. Which could be a problem, since the first game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Rice-Longhorns Preview: Owls Lose Key Player, But Still Have Upset Hopes

    Fear the Owl....FEAR IT​The Rice Owls have played six football games at Reliant Stadium. They've won three of those games, including the Texas Bowl two years ago. But of the three games the Owls have lost, two of them have been to this week's opponent, the Texas Longhorns. And those losses to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    World Cup: Is It Worth It, Rooting For The Americans?

    The left-back spot is the Americans' Achilles heel​So the FIFA World Cup is only days away, and you have no idea what to make of Team USA's chances. Sure, they teased us a little last summer with their second-place finish at the Confederations Cup, beating then 1 ranked Spain, then having Brazil o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Pop Rocks: What We Learned From The Olympics

    Another edition of the Winter Games has come and gone, and while the last two weeks have been marked by triumph (the first American medals in Nordic Combined) as well as tragedy (Nickelback's closing ceremony performance), it's time to contemplate the important lessons we'll take away from Vancouve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Game Time: Olympic Hockey, You Had Me At Hello, Eh?

    ​"What---what is this salty discharge?....This is horrible! I care!" -- Jerry Seinfeld, wiping away tearsI have to admit, it was a bit of a strange feeling. As time wound down in the third period of what at the time was a 2-1 Canadian lead over the United States Olympic hockey team, the disappo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    10 Reasons To Be Optimistic For the 2009 Astros

    I know what you're thinking. After yesterday's 12-1 spring training loss to the New York Mets, the Astros are now 1-16-3 and haven't won in 19 straight games. You're probably going through some kind of depression - I know I am, but that's got more to do with losing my job than anything else. So y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    June 8, 2006


    This World Cup game will make you shout like Andrs Cantor

  • Film

    July 21, 2005

    Steel Wheels

    Murderball, a documentary about quad rugby players, absolutely kills

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2004

    Cold Play

    Catch some future Stars at the Houston Aeros game

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Roller Derby

    Wheelchair basketball is for wussies. And park your pity at the door. Welcome to quad rugby, where quadriplegics slam their opponents into the hardwood.

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Reaping the Wind

    Kopper cops to a Fastowian bargain

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    A Call to Arms

    Gary Ray is going to Russia for the glory of his sport. For the honor of his country. For a chance to win one more arm-wrestling contest.

  • Calendar

    December 9, 1993