The Houston Texans open the 2013 preseason with a road game against the Vikings in Minnesota tonight. When they Texans take the field they will be starting their quest for a third straight AFC South Championship. While it’s just preseason and the records for these games don’t count, it is the beginning of the process of elimination for some and position for others.
When the ESPN ‘Nine for IX’ Documentary on Sheryl Swoopes aired it was the first time many people learned that Swoopes is the women’s basketball coach at Loyola of Chicago. She was named head coach in April, marking another milestone in the three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and four-time WNBA Champion’s life.
When ESPN airs it’s next documentary from the series “Nine for IX”, former Houston Comets star Sheryl Swoopes will be telling her story. ESPN anchor and former Houston broadcaster Hannah Storm is the director. Swoopes and Storm were in town last week for the film’s premier at the River Oaks Theater. It is certainly a film worth watching, especially if you were a Comets’ fan, a fan of women’s basketball or if you just like good stories.
Houston, we are having a party! It’s called NBA All-Star Weekend and when it tips off next week in Houston there will be an undeniable energy in and around town.