Measuring Stick: Houston Texans vs New England Patriots

The Houston Texans will take on Super Bowl Champions New England Patriots in their second preseason game. It will be a good test for the Texans as the Patriots have set the bar for excellence in the National Football League. ...

Texas Southern University Is Now Home to NAACP Official Archives

Texas Southern University has been designated as the official depository of records from the Texas NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). A special presentation was held August 17 in the University’s Robert J. Terry Library. The collection ...

Floyd Mayweather Has Big Plans for His Retirement

Floyd Mayweather is looking to score some hits in the retail gym market. After he boxes UFC fighter Conor McGregor, Mayweather plans to launch a line of boxing and fitness gyms.

League-Leading Astros Celebrate Legends Weekend During Upcoming Homestand

The Houston Astros return home tomorrow to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (August 16-17) and continue the homestand against the Oakland A’s (August 18-20) and Washington Nationals (August 22-24). With just 42 games remaining in the regular season, Houston leads ...

Octavia Spencer, LeBron James Team on Limited TV Series About Madam CJ Walker

NBA superstar LeBron James is continuing to make moves off the court. James’ production company, SpringHill Entertainment, is adding the first scripted drama to its growing slate. The project also boasts Oscar-winning talent: Octavia Spencer.

Tennis Great Serena Williams On Pregnancy, Power and Race

Serena Williams may be about to become a mother for the first time, but the tennis great has admitted to having an "outrageous plan" to defend her Australian Open title next January.

Twenty Five Memorable Premier League Moments

As the English Premier League prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary, we look at some of the most dazzling moments in a competition which entertains millions around the world.

How the Premier League Became a Global Playground

It's been dubbed the "best league in the world," but when the English Premier League kicked off 25 years ago a foreign name on the teamsheet was rare.

Usain Bolt In Numbers -- Why the Jamaican Is the Greatest

A glorious sporting career has come to an end. Usain Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion, the fastest man in history, retired after the IAAF World Championships in London.

Sports Greats Wish Usain Bolt a Fond Farewell

Usain Bolt is a man universally loved, admired for his historic achievements and his joie de vivre. At the IAAF World Championships in London on Saturday, the 30-year-old Jamaican ran his final races. Eight Olympic gold medals, 11 World Championships ...

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem in Raiders Pre-season Game

Oakland Raiders player Marshawn Lynch appeared to stage a silent protest before Oakland’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday, taking a seat during the playing of the national anthem. AP photographers snapped Lynch taking a seat on a ...

Texas Bowl Gridiron Legends Class of 2017 Announced

The Texas Bowl Committee has selected the 2017 Class of Gridiron Legends, the Bowl announced today. The honorees will be introduced at the 2017 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff game on September 2 and will be inducted to the Gridiron Legends at ...

NFL to Hire Up to 24 Full-Time Game Officials

The NFL will hire up to 24 full-time game officials from among the current 124-person roster of officials, the NFL and NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) jointly announced.

Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Without Pay for Six Games

Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys was notified today by the NFL that he will be suspended without pay for the team's first six 2017 regular-season games for violating the league's Personal Conduct Policy.

Football Is Back In Houston

At last, the wait is over. Football is back. The Houston Texans opened the preseason against the Carolina Panthers in the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on Wednesday night (8/9/17). As is the case with most NFL preseason ...