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Rockets Bounce Back in Memphis

Rockets Bounce Back in Memphis

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 22, 2017

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.

Astros Avoid Salary Arbitration

Astros Avoid Salary Arbitration

John Cañamar, Sport editor

January 20, 2017

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

Rockets Find Their Magic

Rockets Find Their Magic

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 7, 2017

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

Shoot out at Toyota Center

Shoot out at Toyota Center

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 6, 2017

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.

One Hundred and Eight

One Hundred and Eight

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...

Super Bowl Volunteers

Super Bowl Volunteers

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writter

March 12, 2016

Houston is counting down the days until the Super Bowl returns to Houston for its fifty-first year. Andy Newman, the Director of Volunteer Programs, has a big job to complete. In about 340 days, he must recruit and oversee the training of 10 thousand volunteers that will help guide the million or...

In the shadow of Rockets

In the shadow of Rockets

Fabian Brims, Contributor

March 11, 2016

At last week’s match against the New Orleans Pelicans, where the Houston Rockets won 100:95, two Houston Community College students were shadowing Rockets employees on the game day at the Toyota Center. Houston Community College is an educational partner of the Houston Rockets. Although not eve...

NFL PR Machine Blowing More Smoke

NFL PR Machine Blowing More Smoke

Tori Hendricks, Contributor

March 1, 2016

The National Football League banned any draft prospect convicted of domestic violence, sexual assault, or weapons charges from participating in the scouting combine, according to Troy Vincent, executive vice president of football operations. Vincent sent a memo in late January to all NFL teams stating, ...

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