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Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

The Associated Press

February 25, 2020

LAKELAND, Fla. — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. "He was hit in the foot. That ain't nothing, you know what I mean?" Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker Marchant Stadium. "It...

Roughnecks hold off St. Louis Battlehawks to remain undefeated

Roughnecks hold off St. Louis Battlehawks to remain undefeated

Mario Castaneda, staff writer

February 25, 2020

The XFL has started off quite interesting and intriguing for Houston with the Roughnecks leading the way with the win Saturday leaving them With the D.C. defenders as the only Undefeated teams thus far (2-0). The Roughnecks defeated the St. Louis BattleHawks at home with a final score of 28-24. Sergio ...

What!? An Article on Hockey!?

What!? An Article on Hockey!?

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

You're probably wondering why someone would write about hockey here in Houston. Well, allow me then to introduce you a wonderful sport little talked about here. Hockey has all the goals, hits, skill, etc. many sports have but the thing that makes it special is that it is played on ice. If you like big...

Super Bowl LIV: A Win for Chief’s Kingdom

Super Bowl LIV: A Win for Chief’s Kingdom

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

"You gotta fight...for your right...to LOMBARDI, baby!" - Travis Kelce (Tight End for the Kansas City Chiefs)

Another Year…Another Pro Bowl…

Another Year…Another Pro Bowl…

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

First Quarter (7-14) Unlike last year's Pro Bowl, which was pouring rain from start to finish, yesterday's game was perfect for football. The sun was out and shining and the temperature was a nice sixty-seven degrees Fahrenheit. The game was running slowly, with the momentum coming from the AFC. Wi...

A Battle Red Loss…

A Battle Red Loss…

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

After winning an improbable game against the Patriots last Sunday, Houston laid an egg against the visiting Denver Broncos on the day they wear the red jerseys. The main thorn in Houston's side was rookie QB Drew Lock; he threw for 300+ yards and 3 touchdowns. Thankfully, the Texans are still on top...

Rockets beat the defending champs in Toronto

Rockets beat the defending champs in Toronto

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

After experiencing a tough loss to their rivals the San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets were able to defeat the Toronto Raptors in Toronto. This was a convincing victory and should restore confidence in the team after losing 3 games on the road. Houston is now 14-7 (putting them in 5th in the Western...

Texans beat the Patriots for the first time under Bill O’Brien

Texans beat the Patriots for the first time under Bill O’Brien

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The Houston Texans defeat the New England Patriots 28-22 at NRG Stadium. This was Coach Bill O'Brien' s first win against his former team in five games. With the win, the Texans move to 8-4 on the year and the Ravens become the new #1 seed in the AFC. 1st Quarter (7-3) The Texans received the open...

Niners reach the #1 seed in the NFC

Niners reach the #1 seed in the NFC

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

The 49ers win a blowout game against the Packers at home in Levi's Stadium on Sunday Night Football. With the Niners winning the game, they most likely cemented their place as the #1 seed in the NFC, meaning they will have home-field advantage throughout the postseason. First Quarter (10-0) Green Bay received the ...

Texans win a close one against the rival Colts!

Texans win a close one against the rival Colts!

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Houston Texans notched a close win against their rival the Indianapolis Colts 20-17. This was a prime-time Thursday Night Football game, which means the Texans donned their Color Rush uniforms. It was also Texans Salute to Service Day, meaning all members of the armed forces were honored for thei...

Monday Night Football: NFL en Mexico Edition!

Monday Night Football: NFL en Mexico Edition!

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

As the proud son of Mexican immigrants, I appreciate the NFL staging regular season games in Mexico, specifically Mexico City. Many Americans may not know this but American football is followed and played by many people south of the border; there is even a professional spring league called the Liga de ...

Texans get WHOOPED by Lamar Jackson and Co.

Texans get WHOOPED by Lamar Jackson and Co.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Yesterday's game against the Baltimore Ravens turned out to be a terrible outing for the Houston Texans. Lamar Jackson (possible MVP winner) and the Ravens offense ripped apart the secondary and ran through the defensive line. Also the defense did surprisingly well in holding the Texans offense to only...

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