Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
2 hours ago | Sports
For years, the Rockets pursued Carmelo Anthony, hoping he would become an important part of a championship roster. The tried to woo him when he was in Denver and fought to no avail to trade for him prior to last season. This summer, with the Thund...
13 hours ago | Weather
We know there were plenty of you out there complaining about the warm weather. It nearly hit 90 a week ago and it is November after all. Well, you got what you wanted and then some in the form of freezing overnight temperatures and even a trace of...
14 hours ago | Sports
On Wednesday, it was announced that Justin Verlander was just edged out in the Cy Young voting for the 2018 season, coming in second to Tampa Bay youngster Blake Snell. Verlander led one of the best starting rotations in all of baseball, a lineup ...
2 days ago | Sports
On Tuesday night, the Rockets went into Denver to play one of the hottest teams in the NBA. They left with their second straight quality win 109-99. Over the last seven games, the Rockets are 5-2 with wins over the Pacers twice and the Nuggets. Th...
3 days ago | Here, Eat This
The Saucy Sub at the Brooklyn Meatball Company is classic New York in downtown Houston mall food court. We are in search of Houston's best sandwiches because we love sandwiches and we love Houston!
4 days ago | Sports
For all the talk of their struggling defense early in the season, the Rockets held four straight opponents under 100 points. It helped to push the struggling team up to 18th in defensive rating after beginning the season nearly dead last. And befo...