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Astros jersey tribute

Astros jersey tribute

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros will wear a new, alternative jersey on Sundays this season, which will pay homage to the club’s history. The team unveiled a navy jersey at Fan Fest on Jan. 23. It has the same orange rainbow pattern running down the sides, which the team wore in the 70s and 80s. The Astros name...

HCC Baseball takes flight

HCC Baseball takes flight

John Cañamar, Sport Editor
February 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Rising temperatures and longer days mean that spring—and baseball—are just around the corner. In fact, at Houston Community College baseball season is on the verge of blooming. On Saturday Feb. 13, the Eagles faced the UH-Downtown Gators, as well as the UH-Main Cougars club teams, in a pair...

A Houston basketball dynasty

A Houston basketball dynasty

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hotwheels inbound the ball to Carrington Marendes, he dribbles once, he finds Abraham Hausman-Weiss with a half court pass, who goes streaking to the basket for an uncontested lay up for two. On Jan. 26, the Harlem Globetrotters’ El Gato and Hawk visited the TIRR Memorial Hermann at their basketball...

Super Bowl commercials

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

At a whopping price of $5 million for a 30-second time slot, advertisers were tripping over themselves to reserve one of the coveted ad spots during the Super Bowl. At these prices, you would think that they would turn to seasoned professionals to create their ad campaign. If this was your thought,...

Today In Sports History

Today In Sports History

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The tennis world morns the death of Arthur Ashe.

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Today In Sports History

Today In Sports History

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 5, 2016
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the NBA legends.

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Today In Sports History

Today In Sports History

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

Top three of all time football coaches, John Madden, hire by Oakland on this date in 1969.

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Today In Sports History

Today In Sports History

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

A master at sportsmanship and teamwork.

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Fútbol Champions

Fútbol Champions

Ajani Stewart, Staff Writer
February 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

CONCACAF has chosen their players of the year: Women’s World Cup winner and U.S. national team captain Carli Lloyd and the Mexican International Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez. CONCACAF is the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. Based on voting in by fans,...

Fantasy sports take on state lottery

Fantasy sports take on state lottery

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Did you pick Cam Newton or Tom Brady to lead your team to victory, and you to the bank this week with your Fantasy Football winnings? Don’t worry about playing; it’s not illegal in Texas. In Texas, sports fans can play all the fantasy sports they wish and not worry about any repercussions from...

Today In Sports History

Today In Sports History

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

MLB's original eight teams.

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Today In Sports History

Today In Sports History

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Greatest coach of all time.

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