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The Houston Rockets finish the NBA season with an 84-77 win against the New Orleans Hornets Thursday night putting them at a 34-32 record for the year. “There’s no way we shouldn’t be in the playoffs this weekend but we’re not,” head coach Kevin McHale said after the Rockets last …

  Houston Cougars avenged their earlier season loss to Rice, escaping Tudor Fieldhouse with a 76-75 win. Darian Thibodeaux led all scorers with 21 points, while Alandise Harris added 16 points. The Cougars were up by as many as 10 points with eight minutes remaining in the game, however, the …

  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 …