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Oct 27, 2017

On television, Fox baseball analyst Alex Rodriguez is often laughing, seemingly enjoying life, while imparting insider knowledge in a way that reveals a deep understanding of the game as well as an ability to explain what he knows. You’ll get a full taste of that in this episode of Texas Sports Nation: The...


Oct 26, 2017

For nearly a decade, Tad Brown has set the tone for the Rockets' business operations side as its chief executive officer, helping the franchise maintain a position among the elite in the NBA.

This summer he oversaw the sale of the team from Les Alexander, who had owned the team for 24 years, to Tilman Fertitta.

Brown...


Oct 22, 2017

In the year of Hurricane Harvey and flooding for days. In the season of 101 victories and winning the American League pennant. In the time after the rebuild – on the field and in this proud, resilient city. The 2017 Astros are in the World Series. Minutes after the historic Game 7 win over the New York Yankees to...


Oct 19, 2017

Houston Chronicle Sports columnists Jerome Solomon, Brian T. Smith and Jenny Dial Creech examine the state of the club as the Astros return home following three consecutive losses to the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series.

 The best-hitting team in baseball isn't hitting. The pitching has fallen...


Oct 12, 2017

After trying to buy the Rockets in 1993 – even going so far as to take Charlie Thomas to court to prevent the sale to Les Alexander – Tilman Fertitta finally got his wish with a record $2.2 billion purchase of the NBA franchise.

 

Fertitta is bold, aggressive and a risk taker, and his track record indicates he knows...