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Houston Rockets Decline

Houston Rockets Decline

Zain Ali, Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

The surprise team of the 2016-2017 season has been the Houston Rockets. At this period, last season Houston held a 26-25 record, compared to this year’s 36-17 record. The Rockets were .500 last year because of the awful defense they exhibited from start to finish. In overall defense, they finished...

The Legacy of Super Bowl LI

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

When the sporting world looks back at Super Bowl LI, it will be remembered as one of the most thrilling NFL games in history. Filled with unbelievable plays and a storybook ending that if not seen by millions live worldwide it would be thought of like a made by Hollywood blockbuster. If this is how...

Rockets Refuel at Home

Rockets Refuel at Home

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Rockets refuel at home after a five-game road trip and 10 of their last 14 games on the road. After sleeping in their beds, the team came out energized and beat the Kings 105-83. "It just felt good to be back at home," James Harden said. "It felt like we were on the road for so long, that we are...

Rockets Bounce Back in Memphis

Rockets Bounce Back in Memphis

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Rockets bounce back in Memphis after a bad showing against the Warriors on Friday. Sam Dekker had a great game in first career start.

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Astros Avoid Salary Arbitration

Astros Avoid Salary Arbitration

John Cañamar, Sport editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Astros continue to work on building team for the 2017 season.

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Rockets Find Their Magic

Rockets Find Their Magic

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 7, 2017


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Rockets find some magic to pull off the win and 7th in a row.

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Shoot out at Toyota Center

Shoot out at Toyota Center

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 6, 2017


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The Rockets beat the Thunder in a shootout at the Toyota Center with Westbrook going off for 49 points, but limps away after the Rockets win 118-116.

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One Hundred and Eight

One Hundred and Eight

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Let’s play the numerology game. Ready. Set. Go! 108. That is the amount of stitches that are in a baseball; also the number of years since the Chicago Cubs have won a MLB championship. 108 is also the amount of outs needed to win four games and the series for said title. Those were simple...

No Fun League at it Again

No Fun League at it Again

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

September 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The NFL has issued a warning to Tennessee Titans’ Linebacker Avery Williamson, that he will be fined if he wears his custom airbrushed 9-11 themed cleats. Reason, they do not go with his team’s color scheme. That’s correct, because the Titans do not have the right shades of red, white and...

Astros win first series of the year

Astros win first series of the year

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

April 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros take two out of three games from Detroit Tigers claiming their first series win of the season. In game one of the series, Dallas Keuchel pitched a gem, allowing five hits in eight innings of shutout baseball. Keuchel recorded four strikeouts and 14 groundouts while allowing only...

Not the great start the Astros were expecting

Not the great start the Astros were expecting

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After five and a half months since the last out in the ALDS, the Astros season has commenced. Favored to make the American League Championship Series, hopes are high around Houston. Three series and ten games into the season and fans have begun to worry about their hometown nine. Opening with a...

Tampa Bay Rays beat Cuban team

Tampa Bay Rays beat Cuban team

PETER ORSI, AP Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

HAVANA (AP) — When Kevin Kiermaier slid into home for the Tampa Bay Rays' first run of the day, President Barack Obama flung his arms wide in the sign for "safe." Then he turned to his left and shook the hand of his seatmate and Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro. The scene was a remarkable milestone...

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