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Jemele Hill Is Paid to Opine, So Why Has She Been Silenced?

Jemele Hill has one job responsibility: To opine on the world of sports. She is not employed by ESPN to solve climate change. She is not employed by ESPN to waltz with Maksim Chmerkovskiy. She is not employed by ESPN ...

Astros Remove Sox, Reach ALCS In Epic Finish

The celebration on the middle of the diamond of rainy Fenway Park on Monday afternoon was partly an exercise in tension release for the Astros.

NBA Issues Memo Urging All Teams to Stand for the National Anthem — So Will Black NBA Players #TakeAKneel?

The NBA pre-season has already started, and the league office has issued a memo to all 30 teams about the countries national anthem. The memo included the restatement of an existing rule requiring all personnel (including players) to stand for ...

ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill Over NFL Tweets

ESPN has suspended host Jemele Hill for two weeks due to "a second violation of our social media guidelines," the network announced Monday afternoon.

AFC Contenders Clash: Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Coming into the season, the Houston Texans looked at the schedule and marked a three-game stretch of games that would give them an idea of where they stood as a team. Reigning Super Bowl Champions New England Patriots, strong divisional ...

Willie Mays Has World Series MVP Award Named After him by Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball has named its World Series Most Valuable Player Award after Willie Mays. The decision was announced Friday, the 63rd anniversary of Mays’ over-the-shoulder catch in deep center field at the Polo Grounds for the New York Giants ...

Well Deserved: Why Hopkins And Not OBJ Should Be the Highest Paid WR

On September 1, 2017, the Houston Texans made their star WR DeAndre Hopkins the highest paid player at his position (5 yrs./$81 million - $49 million guaranteed). That exceeds the contract extension WR Antonio Brown received ($68 million/$19 million guaranteed) ...

The Powell Brothers to Kick Off Battle of the Piney Woods Presented By H-E-B Fan Fest

The Battle of the Piney Woods presented by H-E-B will get underway at Fan Fest, featuring a performance by The Powell Brothers, on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Astros Prepare to Orange Out Houston for Postseason Play

As the Astros prepare for Games 1 and 2 of the American League Division Series, played here at Minute Maid Park, Astros fans all over the city are encouraged to Orange Out Houston and show their Astros pride this Thursday ...

Offensive Explosion: Houston Texans Move Into Tie for First Place By Scoring a Franchise High in Points

The Houston Texans ranked next to last in 2016 in the first half scoring in at 8.6 points. They scored 30 points in the first half in this past Sunday’s game. They ended up winning the game in a convincing ...

ESPN to Air National Anthem Live for 'Monday Night Football' Following Vegas Shooting

ESPN has decided to air the national anthem live for its broadcast of "Monday Night Football" after a mass shooting in Las Vegas claimed the lives of at least 58 people on Sunday night.

Athletes, Activists Spar On Kneeling National Anthem Protests

Football fields have become forums for political debate over the past week, after President Donald Trump criticized players who kneel during the National Anthem to protest police brutality.

Moral Victory: Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans

As a child playing competitive sports, my coaches would tell us before each game that there was no such thing as a moral victory. You either win or lose. Moral victories don’t go down in the record books, they preached. ...

Astros Foundation to Support Puerto Rico Relief Efforts with Transportation of Over 240,000 Pounds of Supplies

The Astros Foundation, in partnership with Crane Worldwide, FedEx and the Houston Mayor’s Office, is facilitating the transport of over 240,000 pounds of supplies, equivalent to approximately six truck-loads of air cargo, to aid in Puerto Rico relief efforts in ...

Kobe Bryant More Popular Than Steph Curry in China

He may have retired over 12 months ago, but NBA great Kobe Bryant still reigns supreme in China. The former LA Lakers star, an 18-time NBA All Star, has been named the most popular basketball star online in the country, ...