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As obesity continues to grow in America, Lorenzo Diaz, who despite being born with one hand, challenged the status quo in his junior year of high school by embarking on a healthier and more active lifestyle. Attending a college preparatory high school with an eight-hour school day, Diaz was juggling …

The sport of wrestling can not only be a way to exercise and live a healthy life, but it can also relieve stress for some. Watch college student and professional wrestler Parviz Memari, also known as Titan of the Row, explain more about wrestling and how he got his start.

After two recent incidents at tournaments in Asia, international basketball’s governing body is coming under fire across the world for its policy banning Muslim and Sikh players from wearing traditional religious headwear during games. In July, officials prohibited two Indian Sikh players, Amritpal Singh and Amjyot Singh, from playing in an Asian …

    Not too long ago if you mentioned defense and Houston Cougars in the same sentence you might draw a handful of laughs, jokes and groans. For several decades, UH has been known for its high-powered air raid offense. Names like Andre Ware, David Klinger and Case Keenum have …

    In addition to remembering maze-like classroom routes, popular lecture halls and important syllabi dates at the beginning of a new fall semester, the University of Houston is tossing another complex name at its students — new and old — to memorize: Texas Dow Employees Credit Union Stadium. UH …

    The University of Houston released details of the contract new basketball coach, Kelvin Sampson, signed in April. The five-year deal, with a mutual option for a two-year extension, is worth at least $4.5 million, but it is his incentive package that is now under scrutiny. Salary According to …

  I’m not just trying to be the guy going against conventional wisdom. Johnny Manziel was the most electrifying player in college football in the last 3 years. He also may have been the best. But, that doesn’t mean he should be the number one overall pick in the 2014 NFL …

  A late touchdown by Taysom Hill of the BYU Cougars allowed them to survive in a wild 47-46 shootout with the Houston Cougars, snapping their five-game winning streak. With 1:07 left in the game, Hill connected with wide receiver Skyler Ridley for an 11-yard strike, to retake the lead. …

Howard is the latest in great Rockets big men
The Houston Rockets have become a hub for some of the most dominating big men to ever step foot on the hardwood.

    It only took 89 minutes, but just when both teams where ready to call it a draw, Corey Ashe and Brad Davis saved the day. Ashe connected with Davis, in the waning moments of the game, to steal it from Santos Laguna, 1-0. “He has an awesome left …