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No Fun League at it Again

Avery Williamson linebacker for the Tennessee Titans with his questionable shoes.

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

April 14, in Houston

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

Houston Astros' Tyler White is greeted by teammates Erik Kratz and Carlos Gomez after his solo home run against the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning of an exhibition baseball game Friday, April 1, 2016 in Houston.

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 batman bats the ball as Presidents Obama and Castro watch during a baseball match between the Tampa Bay Rays and Cuba in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday March 22, 2016. The crowd roared as U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro entered the stadium and walked toward their seats in the VIP section behind home plate. It's the first game featuring an MLB team in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles played in the country in 1999.


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

The 2017 Super Bowl LI logo that will be used next year in Houston.

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

New Orleans Pelicans' Alexis Ajinca (42) goes up for a shot as Houston Rockets' Corey Brewer (33), Dwight Howard (12) and Josh Smith, right, defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston. The Rockets won 100-95. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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

In this Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel walks off the field after the Browns lost 31-10 to the Cincinnati Bengals during an NFL football game in Cincinnati. The Browns said Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, that Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated for practice.

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, ...

Astros jersey tribute

Astros jersey tribute

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016

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

The HCC Baseball team is gearing up for the Spring Season.

John Cañamar, Sport Editor

February 18, 2016

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

TIRR 1 Hotwheels with Globetrotter members El Gato Melendez and Hawk Thomas.

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

February 15, 2016

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

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

Arthur Ashe with the Wimbledon trophy after winning the men's singles on July 5, 1975.

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

February 6, 2016

The tennis world morns the death of Arthur Ashe.

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