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NFL’s Depression-era Ban on Black Players Lingers On in the Owner’s Box

The National Football League season opened last week with a full slate of games. On the field, extraordinary athletes of all races and backgrounds competed with the same set of rules. Yet, it is worth noting that this has not ...

David Ortiz Breaks Silence On Shooting In Dominican Republic: ‘I Almost Died’

David Ortiz has broken his silence since being shot in the Dominican Republic…. acknowledging in an interview with Univision that he almost died.

Century Mark

It is not often a baseball fan gets to witness the team they cheer for get 100 wins in a season. On tonight, 38,417 fans did. The Astros (100-53) defeated the Texas Rangers (74-79) 3-2 behind a strong pitching performance ...

Houston Texans OLB Whitney Mercilus AFC Defensive Player of the Week

The NFL has named Houston Texans OLB Whitney Mercilus the AFC Defensive Player of the Week following his performance in the team’s 13-12 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 2. This marks his second career Player of the Week ...

The Astros Foundation & AT&T Sportsnet Raise $500,000 During Annual Charity Game

The Astros Foundation and AT&T SportsNet raised $500,000 during the fourth-annual Astros Foundation Charity Game and live broadcast, doubling last year’s efforts! This year’s Charity Game at Minute Maid Park occurred on September 6, during a game against the Mariners. ...

WNBA Legend Lisa Leslie to Be Honored with Statue Outside Staples Center in Los Angeles

WNBA superstar and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie will be the first female athlete honored with a statue outside of Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, according to the Los Angeles Times.

NBA Legend Michael Jordan Donates $1 million to Hurricane Relief in the Bahamas

NBA Legend and former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan announced on Tuesday he will donate $1 million to relief efforts in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, CBS News reported. “I am devastated to see the destruction that ...

The Rebound

The Houston Texans look to rebound after such a heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints on Monday night (30 -28) in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Houston will take on AFC South divisional rival, Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at NRG ...

Optimistically Upset

“Barefield. You almost got it,” said one of my teammates on the basketball team in high school. What he was referring to was my attempt to try and dunk a basketball. I was very close. So close that after a ...

NRG: ‘The Culinary Capital of the South’

Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes is issuing an invitation to all football fans to a “Taste of Houston, the Culinary Capital of the South.” Rootes put out the call during the unveiling of all that was new NRG stadium this ...

Pregaming with the Talkin’ Bout It Tailgaters

It’s the best time of the year for the majority of sports fans. It is the return of professional football and tailgating. Houston Texans fans have been ranked nationally as some of the best tailgaters.

Serena Williams Wins Match in 44 Minutes at U.S. Open

The numbers associated with Serena Williams’ U.S. Open quarterfinal victory were so stark, they bear reading more than once. Winners: 25-0. Points: 50-15. Minutes: 44. Score: 6-1, 6-0.

Unanswered Questions

The wait is over. The Houston Texans are finally prepared to play the New Orleans Saints in their first game of the 2019 NFL season. After going through offseason OTA’s, training camp, and we can’t forget how much of an ...

Prairie View A&M defeats Texas Southern 44- 23 in 35th Annual Labor Day Classic behind Tucker’s three touchdowns.

Prairie View A&M put the rest of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) on notice that they will be a force to be reckoned with this season. They picked up right where they left off last year by displaying their very ...

UH Hit with Race Discrimination Suit for ‘Failing to Hire Black’ Head Football Coach

Dana Holgorsen, the new head football coach for the University of Houston, apparently wasn’t as qualified for the position as Dr. Kevin Simms, who claims in a recently filed lawsuit to have to have 30 years of coaching experience -- ...

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