Brian Barefield

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Sweet Sound

As soon as I stepped off the elevator, I could hear that sweet sound that I had missed for over nine months.

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Ready for Relaunch

Rockets prepare for the NBA season to resume

The NBA is preparing to resume its 2019-20 season at the end of this month with 22-teams playing eight games for seeding purposes for the playoffs. Those games are scheduled to take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney Resort in Florida.

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University of Houston’s Baseball Facilities Will Be Alternate Site For The Houston Astros.

Due to the global pandemic associated with COVID-19, the Houston Astros will use the baseball facilities at the University of Houston as an alternate workout site, General Manager James Click announced on Monday.

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Welcome to the Hill: Prairie View A&M University Hires New Director of Athletics

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has announced the hiring of Dr. Donald Reed as its new Director of Athletics. He will begin his official duties starting July 15, 2020, and will replace interim Associate Athletic Director Alicia Pete, who has served in the role after former AD Fred Washington resigned in August 2019 for personal reasons.

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Say His Name: George Floyd

Many from around the world came to Houston, Texas to say a final goodbye to George Floyd

As I walked inside of the Fountain of Praise sanctuary where the public memorial for George Floyd was being held, a cold, eerie, and chilling feeling came over my body. It caused me to take a pause stopping me in my tracks before I took my next step. I began to replay the audio from the murderous video of the tragic day that Floyd died in an almost nine-minute encounter in my mind.

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Amped Up and Ready

J.J. Watt holds press conference to talk to the about the 2020 NFL season

As sports fans in Houston and surrounding areas cling to the possibility of sports returning soon, one of the biggest superstars in “The H” held a press conference via Zoom to reassure fans that he is ready for the season. He also gave a little insight on what he has been doing since being quarantined during this global pandemic (COVID-19).

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Bible Verse Helps Texans Wide Receiver Brandin Cooks Drown Out All Of the Outside Noise

Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks wants the fans to know that he is not trying to replace former All-Pro wide receiver, DeAndre Hopkins. During a Zoom conference call with the media on Thursday, the former Los Angeles Rams wideout addressed that very issue.

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Astros Launch Houston Together T-Shirt Campaign

Net proceeds from T-shirt sales go directly to the Astros Foundation's COVID-19 relief efforts

The Houston Astros organization continues to do their part in helping the citizens of Houston and surrounding areas get through the coronavirus pandemic. They have launched a Houston Together T-shirt campaign with net proceeds from sales going directly to the Astros Foundation and it's COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Newest Texan Ross Blacklock Learned Life Lessons From An African American Pioneer, His Dad

As the cameras began to roll in the home of TCU defensive lineman Ross Blacklock, sitting to his left was an older gentleman whose demeanor expressed that of a person who never rattles under pressure and always seems to have control of every situation. That man was former University of Texas basketball star Jimmy Blacklock , his dad.

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Setting the Standard

Texans Offensive Lineman Laremy Tunsil Wants To Be Example For Younger Players

After signing a three-year $66 million contract extension last week with the Houston Texans, offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil became the highest paid player at his position in the NFL. Did the money play a major factor in him getting the deal done? Yes. But Tunsil had another strong motive on why he wanted to set the market for offensive lineman.

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