Safety, D.J. Swearinger clamping down on Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III

Texans shine in 2014 game day opener

Houston Texans fans rolled out of NRG Stadium with victorious faces celebrating the Texans 17-6 win over Washington for the game day opener. Defensive end JJ Watt recently made headlines with his record breaking contract extension. Today’s performance proved why he is worth every buck of his $100 million deal.  Watt racked three tackles, a…

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Sept. 5 is Cheese Pizza Day

Cheese Pizza Day is a day to chow down with one of America’s favorite meals. Pizza is a favorite of young and old. Originating from Italian cuisine, it’s a staple in the American diet. For many American families “Pizza night” is a Friday or Saturday routine. It’s also popular at parties. Have a happy Cheese…

John Lucas

Former NBA player turns philanthropist

For the past three years, former NBA player and Coach John Lucas has given back to the community through his foundation.  His annual golf tournament has raised funds and awareness to promote a healthy living program geared toward drug and alcohol prevention.  This program is extremely close to Lucas as he was a former drug…

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Preview: Texas Southern University vs. Texas College Steers

Game Information: September 4, 2014 BBVA Compass Stadium 7:30 pm The 1-0 Texas Southern University Tigers will host the 0-1 Texas College Steers for their home opener this Thursday, September 4, at 7:30 pm at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Tigers are coming off of an emotional 37-35 victory over SWAC West and cross town rival…

Houston Texans DE JJ Watts has 99 reasons plus one to play ball.

The SPORTS WHISPERER WITH SHEILA RAY-REED

Not so “gay” for Michael Sam This Labor Day weekend was not a merry time for the NFL’s first openly gay player Michael Sam as he landed on the 2014 NFL roster cuts. The seventh-draft pick was release by the St. Louis Rams after he lost out to rookie Ethan Westbrook who landed a spot…

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A Labor Day Classic… Literally: TSU wins 37-35

The 30th Annual Labor Day Classic between the Tigers of Texas Southern University and The Praire View A&M Panthers was held in front of a crowd of 19,189 inside the NRG Stadium and oh was it a good one. TSU edged out a 37-35 win but it wasn’t easy at all. From the jump, the…

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Third Ward slated for new STEM school in 2017

Houston Independent School District officials held a meeting with community leaders to explain about the newest edition that will come to the Third Ward community, a specialized Energy school that is slated to open in 2017. This new school will be built at the old Lockhart Elementary sight at Southmore and Tierwester. Right now under…

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So much for the new stadium… UH Coogs Lose

The University of Houston Cougars opened up their new TDECU stadium against the University of Texas San Antonio Roadrunners. The Coogs were ten point favorites heading into the game. The crowd and players were super rowdy for the season opener but things went bad in a hurry. The Roadrunners ran all over the Cougars 27-7,…