Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump?

On Saturday, President Donald Trump said he was weighing whether or not to grant a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, after it was suggested to him by actor Sylvester Stallone.

Israeli judoka Tal Flicker: 'Sport should overcome all the politics'

As Tal Flicker prepares to fight for gold on home soil at this week's European Judo Championships, the memories of the last time he stood upon the podium come flooding back.

Todd Clever: Former US rugby captain turns to WWE

Two years ago, while he was still captain of the USA national team, rugby star Todd Clever was approached by World Wrestling Entertainment to see if he would like to try his hand in the ring.

Avoidance: Houston Texans Hope to Stay Healthy In 2018

Are you ready for some football? Well not yet. There are still five months to go before NFL Kickoff 2018, but if you are a die-hard Texans fan, you have every reason to be excited. Houston held their off-season media ...

Astros Statement on Barbara Bush

Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan has released the following statement regarding the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush.

Second Wind: Houston Rockets Prepare for the 2018 NBA Playoffs

Ask any distance runner what sets them apart from any other athlete and they will give you the same answer over and over. “I knew I could complete the race when my second wind kicked in,” most would reiterate. Second ...

Former NFL Quarterback Michael Vick Announced As Special Guest Speaker For The 2018 Mighty Men Of Valor National Men’s Conference

Michael Vick, former NFL quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons has been announced as the 2018 special guest speaker of the highly anticipated Mighty Men of Valor National Men’s Conference, April 13-14, 2018 at the First Baptist ...

Groundhog Day: Astros Continue Their Winning Ways On Ring Ceremony Night

In 1993, a movie came out about a weatherman who was sent to cover an annual Groundhog Day ceremony. A crowd gathers and waits for the groundhog to come out and predict the weather for the next six weeks. In ...

Tiger Woods' Masters return evokes 'Tiger mania' of old

He last won a major nearly 10 years ago, and has since been mauled by the maelstrom of life yet "Tiger mania" is in full swing at Augusta. From a sex scandal, divorce, and loss of form, to arrest for ...

Female footballers to attempt record-breaking match for equality

The fight for equality will never be an unbroken upward curve. There are ups and downs in any fight for long-lasting change. That is why, less than 12 months after playing the highest football match in history, a group of ...

Masters 2018: Firefighter Matt Parziale to tackle Augusta

He qualified for the Masters, but firefighter Matt Parziale was more concerned about getting back for work the next day. After winning last year's US Mid-Amateur tournament to book his slot at Augusta, Parziale became stuck in traffic and missed ...

Rockets Week In Review: Week 25

More wins, more milestones, and one buzzer beater for the ages capped off another week of Houston Rockets basketball.

Astros Baseball Returns to Minute Maid Park for Home Opener on Monday, April 2

Opening Homestand to feature unveiling of 2017 World Championship Pennant, World Championship Ring Ceremony and special giveaways during Championship Weekend

Villanova cruises, Michigan rallies to advance to national championship

Records were set. There was a comeback and a blowout. And there will be no Hollywood ending for Loyola-Chicago. No. 3 Michigan has advanced to the national championship game with a 69-57 win over the 11th-seeded Ramblers, ending their magical ...

Thunder Snow seals $10m Dubai World Cup success

In May 2017, Thunder Snow was the butt of a few jokes on Twitter after refusing to race in the Kentucky Derby. On Saturday, the Irish thoroughbred was the toast of the horse racing world after a thrilling victory in ...