Classy.The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texas Bowl, which is sometimes great, sometimes underwhelming but has at least always had a classy, simple name, is getting an unclassy, convouted new moniker.
Get ready to feel the excitement of.....The Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas!!!!
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Baylor Day comes with certain rulesThings you probably didn't know: Today is Baylor Day in Houston -- with a fancy proclamation and everything.
It all has to do with the Texas Bowl, in which Baylor is making its return to post-season football after a long absence. (If you're aware of how dif ... More >>
No Texas sunshine todayEveryone bitches about a drought, but then the rain picks the worst time to hit.
The TexFest, the music/food/fun outdoor part of today's Texas Bowl, has been canceled because of the drippy, coldish, gloomy weather.
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He's just looking for the Menil CollectionIf you're not a Baylor alum, you might not yet have caught Texas Bowl Fever, but you will, you will.
Baylor and Illinois are in town for the Wednesday game at Reliant, and that means, in the case of Illinois at least, fresh impressions of Houston.
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The Baylor-Illinois battle loomsThere were some who grumbled a bit about this year's Texas Bowl matchup (us, for example), but if ticket sales are any indication, the whiners are in the minority.
Bowl officials announced today that 60,000 seats have been sold and only 10,000 remain with eigh ... More >>
Texas Bowl 2010: The return of Art BrilesThe 2010 Texas Bowl will give Houston a look at the surprisingly successful Baylor Bears, headed by former UH coach Art Briles.
The good news: Baylor is breaking a 16-year bowl drought. The semi-bad news, in terms of the chances for a compelling footb ... More >>
Fear the Owl....FEAR ITThe 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 >>
Bowl expectations for the OwlsIt's hard to know what to expect from the Rice Owls football team. In days gone by, it would have been pretty simple. Just expect them to lose.But things have slowly started to change over at Rice Stadium. The Owls have actually been to two bowl games in the past fou ... More >>
Sam McGuffie was a HS YouTube sensationSam McGuffie wasn't very comfortable while playing football at Michigan. He suffered several concussions. He was a bit of a loner. He missed his family. He was a long way from home. All of this was written in various stories after the 2008 college football s ... More >>
Sam McGuffie can finally play for RiceTwo seasons ago, the Rice Owls went 10-3 and won the Texas Bowl. Last year, the Owls went 2-10, including 0-9 to start the season. Saturday, the Owls got down to business for this season, and the question lingers: is this going to be like 2008, or 2009?"We ha ... More >>
Photo by John RoyalThe not-so-filled stands at the Texas Bowl.The Texas Bowl and the Armed Forces Bowl featured two teams in Houston and Missouri who felt they should have been playing in better games going up against two teams who employing the triple-option run offense.The Cougars have had trou ... More >>
Two of what should be more of the entertaining non-BCS Bowl games should be played this afternoon. They'll be entertaining because of the teams involved and because of similarities among all four teams. Both games feature teams that don't want to be playing that game and have chips on their shoul ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHTomorrow is the day the Cougars have pointed toward since they won the Armed Forces Bowl back on New Year's Eve 2008. Tomorrow is the Conference USA Title Game, and all this season, the Cougar coaches and players have talked of playing in this game and winning the conference.And ... More >>
Apparently the Big 12 is so bad when it comes to football that the league's commissioner is begging the NCAA to declare that any team that wins six games is automatically invited to a bowl game.As if most of the bowl games weren't bad enough to begin with, just think of how bad they will be when ... More >>
Houston's taste for college-football bowl games was soured pretty ferociously by the inanity of Mattress Mac's galleryfurniture.com Bowl. But its successor, the Texas Bowl, has proven to be a well-run, entertaining event that has drawn decent, energetic crowds without frantically papering the hou ... More >>