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The Masters

  • News

    April 17, 2014

    How Boston Is Taking Back Its Marathon

    Hall of Fame runner Bill Rodgers talks the magic of the marathon.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Blonde Lets John Daly Hit Golf Ball Off Her Face (VIDEO)

    A trip to Augusta for the Masters is on seemingly every male sports fan's bucket list, and I am no different. If I ever get the opportunity to swing on down to Augusta during that second week of April, you'd better believe I'll be there. However, I think my agenda would differ slightly from that of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Barrage of Lies Means the NFL Draft Is Almost Here

    This is where the NFL Draft process really starts to get get fun. (This is also where I wish that sarcasm had its own font.) We are only a few weeks away from the 2014 NFL Draft, and maybe it's because we sit smack dab in the middle of the city with the number one overall pick, but it feels like th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Top Five Things to Do in Houston Sports This Weekend: The Upper Crusty Edition

    The above image is exactly what we imagine you say when you see the weekly headline announcing the best things to do in sports this weekend. You're all, "FUCK YEAH, MOTHER EFFER! IT'S TIME FOR SPORTS! WOO!" Then you read about the things we have to offer and you're all, "YEAH...wait, what?" That's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Top Five Things to Do in Houston Sports This Weekend: SHO, Astros and Croquet?

    Hey, boys and girls, it's the weekend again. I bet you didn't think you'd make it here from Monday, did you? We assume the next few days are all filled up with plans for antiquing, buying groceries, working in the garden, eating sensibly and going to church for Easter. HA HA HA! We're kidding. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Bobby Petrino's House Is for Sale (w/ Link to Photo Montage)

    We round out the week with the logical final chapter of what has been the daily saga of ousted Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino -- his house is up for sale. Now, before getting overly dramatic about the home's placement in the MLS listings and thinking that this is something Becky Petrino did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    5 Fun Facts About 2012 Masters Champion Bubba Watson

    If you're a diehard golf fan, be warned that this post contains practically no Masters 2012 analysis, and I can virtually assure you that you won't learn anything new. However, if you're a casual golf fan who only pays attention to the sport when Tiger Woods is a) in the mix to win a tournament, b) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Joey Chestnut's Stomach Is an American Hero

    Joey Chestnut: Proud to be an American, where at least he knows he's free.​It's funny, about 25 years ago, right in the middle of my teenage years, I remember being figuratively beat over the head with constant reminders of "world hunger." If it wasn't the Band Aid video from a bunch of Euro a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Golf -- My Masters Facelift

    Cue the pyro and short skirts....​First, for those asking, my second annual recap of Jim Rome's Smack Off radio show will be up tomorrow sometime. If you missed my first one last year, it was a true tour de force. It, too, went up nearly four days after the actual event, so my procrastination ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    The Week In TV: So Long, Julia Sugarbaker

    Even with my dependable shows in reruns, it feels good to be back in the stern embrace of David Simon. This was the week in TV Land: • Thank God for Hulu, you know? The video site is the only reason I actually keep up with Saturday Night Live most weeks. The show's had a real hard-on for tweens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Game Time: My Five-Point Plan To Make Tiger Woods Popular Again

    Ever since the sultry stories of Tiger Woods' "other life" started to leak out after Thanksgiving, the attempts to rebuild Tiger's image have gone from predictable.... ...to even more predictable.... ...to downright creepy.... (Can I coin the phrase "Nike-rophilia" for the act of using a dea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    10 Jobs That Are Tougher Than Jim Nantz's

    Listening to Jim Rome yesterday, I learned that Jim Nantz is the toughest man in the world. Nantz is a tough bastard because, according to Rome, Nantz was able to do play-by-play for college basketball in Detroit on Monday night, fly first class to Atlanta, then head out to Augusta for The Masters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Chron Guts Sports Department

    On Tuesday, the Houston Chronicle laid off a whole bunch of writers and reporters, including Michael Murphy, MK Bower, and Terrance Harris, the beat writers for the University of Houston, Rice, and TSU. On Wednesday, while they were laying off people over on the advertising and sales side of the pa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008

    Shell Houston Open

    Ready to hit some balls?

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    SXSW Last Night: Coconut Coolouts, Black Angels, Young Mammals, Tontons, Studemont Project

    I think I set a new SXSW personal record yesterday. I managed to make it until almost the stroke of 5 p.m. without seeing any music. True, there was our company’s two-and-a-half-hour music-editor meeting and then another couple hours of hotel-room blogging, but it just goes to show that even thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    BREAKING, AND SHOCKING, NEWS

    It's a horse we've tried to beat to death before, but it just won't die. The headline on David Barron's sports-media column in today's Houston Chronicle: "Nantz Says Final Four Will Be One For The Ages." This accomplishes two of the trademark things from the Barron ouevre: It provides a blow job ... More >>

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Missing Links

    A well-meaning ode to golf's first legend ends up in the bunker

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003
  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Backstage Pass

    A former Fox reporter's lawsuit may air a lot of dirty laundry

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