Dodgers great and stolen-base champ Maury Wills dead at age 89

Maury Wills, whose base stealing for the Los Angeles Dodgers helped them win three world titles, died Monday at his family home in Sedona, Arizona, according to the team. Wills was 89.

Rockets to Host Voter Registration Drive at Toyota Center

On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Houston Rockets will host a voter registration drive at Toyota Center from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in honor of National Voter Registration Day. In addition, the Harris County Clerk office announced that Toyota Center ...

Prairie View Must Remain Focused For All Four Quarters Against Incarnate Word

“Going into this game I told my guys that we cannot go in there with our heads down and not knowing what we are supposed to be doing," said PV head coach Bubba McDowell "If we do, we are going ...

Mayor Turner Honors Literacy Advocates at Breakfast, Announces Astros Manager Dusty Baker as New Literacy Ambassador

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Mayor's Office for Adult Literacy (MOAL), along with the Houston Public Library (HPL), hosted the return of a signature charity event, the 2022 Mayor's Literacy Breakfast: A Salute to Adult Literacy. Erica Simon, ABC13 Houston ...

The Astros Deserve More National Attention. Why Hasn't It Happened?

Suppose pitching and Player of the Month honors don’t warrant the Astros being seen by their fans outside of Texas. Does winning games move the needle?

New Book Rides the U.S. Pickleball Tidal Wave: Pickleball for Dummies

Pickleball is sweeping the nation! This funny-named sport has gone mainstream, with growth skyrocketing 40% since 2020. Over 5 million Americans are playing pickleball today. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. is launching Pickleball For Dummies, the most comprehensive resource guide ...

Mike Trout on the verge of MLB record after hitting a home run in seventh straight game

Ten-time Major League Baseball All-Star Mike Trout hit his seventh homer in seven games with a two-run drive in the fifth inning, but it wasn't enough as the Los Angeles Angels fell to the Cleveland Guardians 5-4

The First HBCU Classic of the Year Brings Festival Feel to Arlington Texas

Southern University will play Texas Southern University in the 2nd Annual Arlington Football Showdown on September 17,2022 at Choctaw Stadium. It will be the first Historical Black College and University (HBCU) football classic of the year in North Texas. The ...

MLB rules are changing and players aren't happy about it

Major League Baseball announced Friday three rules changes to take effect in the 2023 season, after receiving a majority vote from the Competition Committee. The players union has expressed disapproval of two of the new rules.

Prairie View Faces Tough Challenge As They Travel To Abilene To Take On The Wildcats

“We know that we are going to go in here and play football with the guys,” said Panthers first-year head coach Bubba McDowell about the Wildcats.

Panthers Freshman QB C.J. Dumas Was Ready When His Number Was Called

“It just felt great to be able to go out there and prove to everybody that I can play on a collegiate level,” said Dumas. “As a freshman, not many people get to do the stuff that I got to ...

Panthers Rushing Attack Too Much For Tigers

Sophomore Ja’den Stewart and junior Ahmad Antoine put on a rushing clinic in the Panthers’ 40-23 victory over the Tigers on Saturday. The two running backs combined for 236 yards and three touchdowns on 46 carries.

Prairie View Uses Dominant Ground Game To Win Labor Day Classic Over Texas Southern

After waiting for over an hour due to inclement weather, Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern were finally able to open their 2022 season in the annual Labor Day Classic. The Panthers improved their record to 8-0 against the Tigers ...

'I'm just Serena': Williams' US Open performances give hope of improbable grand slam triumph ahead of third round match

After her improbable second-round win over Anett Kontaveit, Serena Williams summed up her surprise performances at the US Open better than perhaps anybody else could.

Shohei Ohtani sets new record in Angels 3-2 win over the Yankees

Shohei Ohtani became the first player in American League/National League history to hit 30 home runs and record 10 pitching wins in the same season in an epic showdown against the New York Yankees at the Angels stadium on Wednesday.