Tennis Star Naomi Osaka to Sign Adidas’ Biggest Deal With a Woman Athlete at $8.5M

2018 U.S. Open women’s tennis champion Naomi Osaka is winning both on and off the court. After defeating Serena Williams, the 20-year-old Haitian and Japanese athlete has become a household name. According to Business Insider, Osaka is slated to make ...

Home Cooking: Houston Texans Plays First Home Game of the 2018 NFL Season Against the Giants

Growing up, I can admit that I wasn’t the perfect angel. I know that’s hard to believe but it’s true. There were a lot of lessons I had to learn the hard way, which would lead my grandmother to always ...

NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Seeks to Increase Celebrities’ Support of HBCUs with “Lift Every Voice” Program

Isiah Thomas, a former star in the National Basketball Association, is partnering with Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens to encourage athletes, entertainers, and other successful people to support HBCUs.

Texas Official Defends Racist Stereotype

A Texas school superintendent apologized and then defended his racist stereotype of Black NFL quarterbacks. Lynn Redden, the superintendent of Onalaska school district, though he was commenting privately on a Houston Chronicle website about blaming Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson ...

Verlander Named American League Player of the Week

Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros right-handed pitcher Justin Verlander has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 10-16. This marks the eighth career American League Player of the Week ...

Bounce Back: Texans Look to Bounce Back From First Loss of the Season

Polly Campbell once wrote an article in Psychology Today about ways to bounce back after any setback. “Mistakes yield the opportunities and insights we need to ultimately succeed in life," said Campbell. No sentence is more accurate to describe what ...

Billie Jean King: Serena was 'out of line,' but umpire 'blew it'

Speaking about Saturday's controversial US Open final, Billie Jean King, the tennis legend and equal rights advocate, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that Serena Williams was "out of line," but umpire Carlos Ramos aggravated the situation.

People debating Nike's Kaepernick ads are missing an opportunity: Using shareholder activism to make their voices heard

Sportswear company Nike has received both praise and condemnation for its decision to make former NFL quarterback and racial justice advocate Colin Kaepernick the face of its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign.

Meryl Streep becomes unwitting star of US Open

Meryl Streep has given us yet another reason to adore her. The acclaimed actress attended Sunday's US Open final between Juan Martin del Porto and Novak Djokovic in New York. To viewers at home, Streep became the unwitting star of ...

Celebs rally around Serena Williams

Hollywood stepped up Monday to defend Serena Williams. The tennis superstar found herself in the middle of controversy after this weekend's US Open final.

Serena Williams is fined $17,000 for violations during her US Open loss

The US Open has fined Serena Williams $17,000 for three code violations during her loss in Saturday's women's singles final, the United States Tennis Association said.

Hoping Christmas Comes Early: Houston Faces New England in the Season Opener

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” I sing loudly as I write this article. Yes, I know those are lyrics to a Christmas song and we are in the month of September, but what better song is appropriate ...

The hypocrisy of the Nike outrage

Conservative talk radio host Ben Ferguson has tweeted and retweeted a handful of rebukes of Nike for choosing to use Colin Kaepernick in its latest "Just Do It" campaign. The ad features a headshot of the former NFL quarterback with ...

Why Nike is betting its slogan on Colin Kaepernick

Nike is siding with Colin Kaepernick because he sells. By making the quarterback a face of its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign, the company believes it will earn support from its core customers: Young shoppers in big cities across ...

Houston Astros "Adopt A Fire Station"

Houston Astros Dallas Keuchel will visit with Houston Fire Station 60, 2925 Jeanetta, today, September 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. to noon. Keuchel will suit up in firefighter gear and have lunch with the crew.