Category Archives: Sports

 

ASTROS FALL/RANGERS ROLL IN ‘VIRTUAL’ SEASON OPENERS

  In order to attempt to fill the void left by the temporary absence of Major League Baseball, the long-time baseball board/computer game, Strat-o-Matic is playing the 2020 season, virtually….

GLOBETROTTER GREAT ‘CURLY’ NEAL DIES

  Fred “Curly” Neal, the face of the Harlem Globetrotters for over 20 years, died Thursday morning in Houston at the age of 77. Neal, with his slick ballhandling skills,…

INDY 500 POST-PONED TO AUGUST

  The Indianapolis 500 scheduled for May 24 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since…

UT’S OKAFOR ENTERS TRANSFER PORTAL

  Offensive lineman Denzel Okafor, who was viewed as a potential starter next season at the University of Texas, has entered the NCAA transfer portal Okafor would be a graduate…

ASTROS’ TOY CANNON JIMMY WYNN DIES AT 78

  All-time Astros great Jimmy Wynn has died. Wynn passed away Thursday at the age of 78 from undisclosed causes. The Toy Cannon played 11 of his 15 MLB seasons…

TEXANS DONATE $500K TO COMMUNITY

  Amid the corona virus pandemic, the Houston Texans have announced the organization is donating $500,000 to help fight hunger in the community. Texans senior chair Janice McNair announced the donation…

COWBOYS ADD POE, BELL TO ROSTER

The Cowboys have completed a deal with defensive tackle Dontari Poe. A former first-round pick and two-time Pro Bowler, Poe was selected 11th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in…

CAM NEWTON RELEASED BY PANTHERS

  Former Blinn Buccaneer and 2015 NFL M.V.P. Cam Newton is looking for a new job. The Carolina Panthers released Newton, the team’s No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 draft,…

SUMMER OLYMPICS POSTPONED

  The 2020 Summer Olympic Games have been officially postponed. Japan’s Prime Minister and the International Olympic Committee have agreed to postpone the Tokyo games by approximately one year.  The…

HOUSTON XFL STAR HEADS TO N.F.L.

  Houston XFL star quarterback P.J. Walker has confirmed he will sign with the Carolina Panthers. Walker will become the first XFL player to join an NFL team since the upstart…