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  Ever since swingman Chase Budinger entered the NBA in 2009, he has continued to amaze crowds with his highlight reel dunks, courtesy of his over 40-inch vertical leap. Budinger now has a platform to display his unique talents, as he was selected to participate in the annual Sprite Slam …

  In response to the arrests of two Houston Dynamo players earlier this month, Quanell X, the leader of the New Black Panther Party and a local community activist, organized a march against racism on Washington Avenue.  The protest was to be held on February 12. He decided to postpone …

  The Texans weren’t supposed to finish the season 10-6 or in the playoffs with a wild-card win over the Cincinnati Bengals. But for defying the odds, fans fell in love with them. The loss to Baltimore back in week six hurt, but the loss in the divisional round of …

Texas will be host to great championship fights later this year, including an event at the Alamodome for the vacant WBO Super Bantamweight title.

The New England Patriots are favorites to win Super Bowl 46 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis by 2 ½ points, however, they find themselves as underdogs in the eyes of the fans to the surprising New York Giants.

  The Rockets skipped past the Portland Trail Blazers in overtime with a 107-105 victory Saturday night. This was the second consecutive victory and the first back-to-back sweep of the season. “It was a dirty, ugly game. We just found a way to win,” Rockets head coach Kevin McHale said. …

  The buzzer went off on July 1, and the shot clock is still bright red.  The lockout continues. The NBA has been in a lockout since July 1 after the previous CBA, negotiated in 2005, expired on June 30. The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have not …

  Being labeled a “blood sport” or “mindlessly violent” would bring any sport down to its knees, any sport but mixed martial arts. From Pride to the UFC to Strikeforce, the MMA world has grown tremendously in the last 15 years. When the sport first emerged on the scene, it …

Case Keenum ended his record-breaking college career in dramatic fashion throwing for 532 yards and three touchdowns, as the No. 19 Houston Cougars beat the No. 22 Penn State Nittany Lions 30-14 in the TicketCity Bowl. The Cougars closed their season in front of 46,817 fans in attendance at the …

Aggies didn’t have to travel far to see a bowl game this year, as Texas A&M beat the Northwestern Wildcats 30-15 in the MCCBoT in front of 68,395 at Reliant Stadium. Northwestern faced off against A&M for the first time ever. Both teams ended regular season play at 6-6. Of …