One of the biggest surprises I found in the course of dining at LA Bar -- the subject of this week's cafe review -- wasn't how expensive the Gulf oysters on the half-shell were ($12 a dozen) nor how much better those oysters tasted when topped with garlic butter and chargrilled (as seen above), but ... More >>
There might still be a month left in the season for several college basketball teams. But the alumni, students, and fans of Rice and the University of Houston are either going to have to ignore March Madness, or they're going to have to find some other teams for whom to cheer.
That the Houston Coug ... More >>
Bevo, 24/7The amazingly awesome Longhorn Network, which will provide all the UT anyone could ever hope for, announced five new shows today.
And no one in their right mind will watch any of them.
Of course, the Longhorn Network is not designed to appeal to anyone in their right mind. It's de ... More >>
John RoyalRice pitcher Austin Kubitza with another dominating performance on Friday.The Final Four dominated the attention of the sports media this weekend, rightly or wrongly. But while that whole NCAA exercise, especially UConn and Kentucky, was making a mockery of the concept of amateur a ... More >>
Photo courtesy RiceSoon to be a rich manThe Rice Owls were coasting to a pretty easy win Sunday afternoon, leading Louisiana-Lafayette 8-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning. But the Cajuns had two men on and two out when Matt Goulas sent a rocket down the third base line. Rice third baseman Anth ... More >>
Damn you, BevoRice Owls pitcher Mike Ojala had been lobbying coach Wayne Graham to let him pitch a complete game for four years. That lobbying had been excessively hard this season, since Ojala wanted to get at least one in his Rice career.But with his coming off off-season Tommy John surgery, ... More >>
Rice's road to Omaha begins in AustinSo it's off to Austin Regional that the Rice Owls go, and this afternoon at 1 p.m., the Owls (38-21) will begin their quest to return to another College World Series. The Owls are the number-two seed in the regional, behind the number-one seed Texas Longhorns ... More >>