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Texans-Chiefs set to kick off NFL season unlike any other

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson throws a pass during an NFL training camp football practice Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Houston. It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, a brutally efficient comeback that ultimately propelled the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. A whole lot has changed, though.(Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)

Dave Skretta, AP Sports Writer

September 9, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, a brutally efficient comeback that ultimately propelled the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. A...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 3

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 3

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With yesterday being the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, let's see if my draft board matched up with the actual selections... FIRST PICK - Cincinnati Bengals Joe Burrow Everyone knew this was gonna happen. SECOND PICK - Washington Redskins Chase Young Since DC did not have the first pick,...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 2

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 2

April 23, 2020

In part 2, I will show my draft predictions in the first round. Just about everyone knows who the first three draft picks will be, but Picks 4-32 should be fun to speculate. Tomorrow I will post the actual draft selections and see how many I got right. And remember... the Texans do not have any first...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 1

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 1

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

For today's NFL Draft, I will looking at players to watch, predict who will be drafted and report the actual draft selection. In Part 1, we will look at some players (recognized and under-the-radar) that are available in this year's draft. Let's begin... JUSTIN HERBERT - QB, OREGON Big, talented full-fi...

NFL Modern Classics: Jets – Patriots 2012

The New York Jets! The NFL's Butt Fumble!

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

During this time where various sports leagues have discontinued games for the foreseeable future, it's best to look back at games from the past. In the first article of a series I will be producing daily, we will relive various modern classic game from the NFL, MLB and NBA. Today, let's look at the 2012...

The Houston Dynamo Gain A Credible Draw Against LA Galaxy

Mauro Manotas celebrating equalizing goal. (Twitter: @HoustonDynamo)

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

The Houston Dynamo drew with the LA Galaxy on Saturday in a 1-1 game that left Dynamo fans in high hopes for this season. The Galaxy opened the scoring in the 13th minute when Galaxy goalkeeper David Bingham lobbed the ball towards ex-Boca Junior player Christian Pavon who shot the ball past Houston’s...

Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve runs to first base after getting hit with a pitch during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Monday.

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

Houston Roughnecks QB P.J. Walker scrambling and making throw on the run. Twitter:@XFLRoughnecks

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!?

DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 09: Andreas Athanasiou #72 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second goal of the third period goal with teammates Filip Hronek #17, Dylan Larkin #71 and Christoffer Ehn #70 during an NHL game against the Boston Bruins at Little Caesars Arena on February 9, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit defeated Boston 3-1. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

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

Andy Reid wins his first Super Bowl after 20+ years of coaching in the NFL.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

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

Another Year…Another Pro Bowl…

NFC QB Drew Brees passes against the AFC defense during the first quarter of the  2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando.

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…

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) passes against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 10, 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...

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