There had been chatter for days amongst the local sports media and fans about a possible return of one of the best pitchers ever to take the mound in a Houston Astros jersey. Many did not want to get their hopes up too high as they did not know what to expect from new general manager Dana Brown when making blockbuster trades like his predecessors had done in the past.
The Houston Rockets fell short of accomplishing their goal on Monday of winning the NBA Summer League Championship, losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers by a score of 99-78 and finishing with a 5-1 record.
It has been three years since the Houston Rockets have been labeled as "winners" regarding things on and off the court. In order to bring some relevance back to the team, the organization has a three-phase plan in place, and after Thursday night's 2023 NBA Draft, they are already winning the second phase.
Houston Texans offensive lineman Tytus Howard cherishes the moments he spent on the campus of Alabama State University (ASU) in Montgomery, Alabama. There, he honed his skills on the football field and became a first-round draft pick in the 2019 NFL Draft by the Texans.
The Houston Texans held their 20th annual charity golf tournament at River Oaks Country Club on Monday to help benefit the Houston Texans Foundation, which contributes to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, the YMCA of Greater Houston, and the Houston Food Bank.
The Houston Rockets have hired former Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka as their next head coach, making him the 15th head coach in franchise history, the team announced on Tuesday.
“I was just trying to get my mind right,” said Julks about coming into the game to hit for catcher Martin Maldonado. “I just focused on it and visualized it, and once Dusty called my number, I was ready to go. The team is looking good right now. We came into Atlanta and got a sweep; that was huge. Now we just plan on continuing on that into the next weeks.”
HOUSTON - - On Wednesday, something seemed slightly different at Minute Maid Park. Another type of energy and vibe had the ballpark buzzing with liveliness before the first pitch was thrown in front of the 40,545 people in attendance, which was the fourth home sellout of the season.
It has been an exhilarating two weeks for Houston Astros rookie reserve outfielder Corey Julks.
“I believe that he set the record so fast,” said Alex Bregman. “In his second at-bat he went oppo (opposite field) homer by the gas pump."