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  • Keuchel gets early boost, leads Astros over A's

    Keuchel gets early boost, leads Astros over A's

    Dallas Keuchel pitched a four-hitter and Robbie Grossman homered to cap a six-run first inning that sent the Houston Astros over the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Wednesday.
    Dallas Keuchel pitched a four-hitter and Robbie Grossman homered to cap a six-run first inning that sent the Houston Astros over the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Wednesday.
  • Astros P Zeid needs season-ending foot surgery

    Astros P Zeid needs season-ending foot surgery

    Houston Astros reliever Josh Zeid will have season-ending surgery to address pain in both feet.
    Houston Astros reliever Josh Zeid will have season-ending surgery to address pain in both feet.
  • Bob McNair helps fans get J.J. Watt's autograph

    Bob McNair helps fans get J.J. Watt's autograph

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:01:12 GMT
    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair not only signed autographs at practice on Wednesday, he helped four fans get their footballs autographed by defensive end J.J. Watt.Watt was signing for as many as fans as he could, but cannot get to everyone.McNair was able to take care of four of Watts' and the Texans' fans.Sergio Oliva, one of the fans who got his football autographed by Watt because of McNair, was ecstatic."This is the man right here," Oliva said pointing to McNair.McNair was happy to help....
    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair not only signed autographs at practice on Wednesday, he helped four fans get their footballs autographed by defensive end J.J. Watt.Watt was signing for as many as fans as he could, but cannot get to everyone.McNair was able to take care of four of Watts' and the Texans' fans.Sergio Oliva, one of the fans who got his football autographed by Watt because of McNair, was ecstatic."This is the man right here," Oliva said pointing to McNair.McNair was happy to help....
  • Athletics rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Astros 7-4

    Athletics rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Astros 7-4

    Slumping Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 7-4 Tuesday night.
    Slumping Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 7-4 Tuesday night.
  • University of Houston expected to open 2016 college football season against Oklahoma

    University of Houston expected to open 2016 college football season against Oklahoma

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:06:12 GMT
    College football sources told FOX26 Sports the University of Houston is expected to play Oklahoma in the 2016 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium.Sources said the two schools are in the process of finalizing the agreement.The game is hosted by Lone Star Sports and Entertainment, which according to its website "is a third-party event marketing company based in Houston, closely affiliated with the Houston Texans."The AdvoCare Texas Kickoff is played on the opening weekend of the college footb...
    College football sources told FOX26 Sports the University of Houston is expected to play Oklahoma in the 2016 AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium.Sources said the two schools are in the process of finalizing the agreement.The game is hosted by Lone Star Sports and Entertainment, which according to its website "is a third-party event marketing company based in Houston, closely affiliated with the Houston Texans."The AdvoCare Texas Kickoff is played on the opening weekend of the college footb...
  • Quessenberry 'humbled' Texans offensive line is dedicating 2014 season to him

    Quessenberry 'humbled' Texans offensive line is dedicating 2014 season to him

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:46:04 GMT
    courtesy of David Quessenberry, who took part in the Relay For Life event in Carlsbad, Calif.courtesy of David Quessenberry, who took part in the Relay For Life event in Carlsbad, Calif.
    The Houston Texans offensive line is dedicating the 2014 season to teammate David Quessenberry, the second-year tackle who is battling lymphoma returned home to California this week after undergoing his third round of chemotherapy in Houston."
    The Houston Texans offensive line is dedicating the 2014 season to teammate David Quessenberry, the second-year tackle who is battling lymphoma returned home to California this week after undergoing his third round of chemotherapy in Houston."
  • Jones and Ozuna lead Marlins over Astros 4-2

    Jones and Ozuna lead Marlins over Astros 4-2

    Garrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the Houston Astros 4-2 Sunday and complete a three game sweep.
    Garrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the Houston Astros 4-2 Sunday and complete a three game sweep.
  • Andre Johnson reports to Texans training camp

    Andre Johnson reports to Texans training camp

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:04:37 GMT
    Andre JohnsonAndre Johnson
    Pro Bowl receiver Andre Johnson, the best player in Houston Texans franchise history, reported to NRG stadium on Friday, the opening day of training camp.
    Pro Bowl receiver Andre Johnson, the best player in Houston Texans franchise history, reported to NRG stadium on Friday, the opening day of training camp.
  • Grievance reportedly filed against Astros who maintain they followed MLB's rules

    Grievance reportedly filed against Astros who maintain they followed MLB's rules

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:22:51 GMT
    According to baseball blogger Murray Chass the Major League Baseball Players Asscociation filed a grievance against the Houston Astros this week "contending the club tried to manipulate the signings" of pitchers Brady Aiken (first-overall draft pick), along with pitchers Jacob Nix (fifth round) and Mac Marshall (21st-round).The Astros failed to sign the three players by last Friday's deadline.Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow would neither confirm nor deny if the MLBPA has filed a grievance ...
    According to baseball blogger Murray Chass the Major League Baseball Players Asscociation filed a grievance against the Houston Astros this week "contending the club tried to manipulate the signings" of pitchers Brady Aiken (first-overall draft pick), along with pitchers Jacob Nix (fifth round) and Mac Marshall (21st-round).The Astros failed to sign the three players by last Friday's deadline.Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow would neither confirm nor deny if the MLBPA has filed a grievance ...
  • Lance Berkman returns to Rice as student-assistant coach, will finish degree

    Lance Berkman returns to Rice as student-assistant coach, will finish degree

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:40:37 GMT
    Former Houston Astros star Lance Berkman is returning to Rice baseball where he was National College Player of the Year in 1997.Berkman will wear the Owls uniform while working as a student-assistant for his former coach Wayne Graham.While helping the Rice baseball team Berkman will also finish his college degree.“He wants to serve as an example for his four girls that college is very important," said Graham in an interview with FOX26 Sports and the Houston Chronicle.“He doesn’t have to be th...
    Former Houston Astros star Lance Berkman is returning to Rice baseball where he was National College Player of the Year in 1997.Berkman will wear the Owls uniform while working as a student-assistant for his former coach Wayne Graham.While helping the Rice baseball team Berkman will also finish his college degree.“He wants to serve as an example for his four girls that college is very important," said Graham in an interview with FOX26 Sports and the Houston Chronicle.“He doesn’t have to be th...
  • Cespedes hits 2 HRs, A's hold off Astros 9-7

    Cespedes hits 2 HRs, A's hold off Astros 9-7

    Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.
    Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.
  • Clint Capela: 'It's like a dream' to sign with the Rockets

    Clint Capela: 'It's like a dream' to sign with the Rockets

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:04:27 GMT
    Forward Clint Capela, the Houston Rockets first-round pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, said he signed on Wednesday in Houston.Capela, who was taken with the 25th-overall pick, said his contract with the Rockets is for two years, with club options for the third and fourth years of his deal."I'm really, really excited," said Capela in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. "This takes a lot of time. So I really did it. I'm going to come back here for the practices and work with Coach (Kevin) McHale and th...
    Forward Clint Capela, the Houston Rockets first-round pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, said he signed on Wednesday in Houston.Capela, who was taken with the 25th-overall pick, said his contract with the Rockets is for two years, with club options for the third and fourth years of his deal."I'm really, really excited," said Capela in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. "This takes a lot of time. So I really did it. I'm going to come back here for the practices and work with Coach (Kevin) McHale and th...
  • Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A's

    Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A's

    L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.
    L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.
  • Agent Aaron Goodwin hopes Nick Johnson will sign soon with Rockets

    Agent Aaron Goodwin hopes Nick Johnson will sign soon with Rockets

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 05:17:12 GMT
    Agent Aaron Goodwin is hopeful second-round pick Nick Johnson will sign soon with the Houston Rockets.We are leaving Hong Kong heading back to the states and hope to get a deal signed soon," Goodwin said in a text message to FOX 26 Sports.It is expected that Johnson, a guard from Arizona, will sign a three-year contract.Johnson was taken in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft
    Agent Aaron Goodwin is hopeful second-round pick Nick Johnson will sign soon with the Houston Rockets.We are leaving Hong Kong heading back to the states and hope to get a deal signed soon," Goodwin said in a text message to FOX 26 Sports.It is expected that Johnson, a guard from Arizona, will sign a three-year contract.Johnson was taken in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft

  • Dominguez has 4 RBIs; Astros beat White Sox 11-7

    Dominguez has 4 RBIs; Astros beat White Sox 11-7

    Matt Dominguez hit a two-run homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, and the Houston Astros tied their season high with 17 hits in an 11-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday that prevented a three-game sweep.
    Matt Dominguez hit a two-run homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, and the Houston Astros tied their season high with 17 hits in an 11-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday that prevented a three-game sweep.
  • Springer misses series finale against White Sox

    Springer misses series finale against White Sox

    Houston Astros outfielder George Springer did not play in the series finale against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday because of soreness in his right quad and right knee.
    Houston Astros outfielder George Springer did not play in the series finale against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday because of soreness in his right quad and right knee.
  • MLB sources: Brady Aiken turns down Astros final offer of $5 million

    MLB sources: Brady Aiken turns down Astros final offer of $5 million

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:59:01 GMT
    Major League Baseball sources told FOX 26 Sports the Houston Astros increased their signing bonus to first-round pick Brady Aiken to $5 million, but he rejected the offer and was not signed by the deadline of 4 p.m. on Friday.Because of the game's rules concerning allotment of money for drafted players, the Astros inability to sign Aiken also meant they were not able to do deals with fifth-round pick Jacob Nix, a left-handed high school pitcher from California and 21st-round pick
    Major League Baseball sources told FOX 26 Sports the Houston Astros increased their signing bonus to first-round pick Brady Aiken to $5 million, but he rejected the offer and was not signed by the deadline of 4 p.m. on Friday.Because of the game's rules concerning allotment of money for drafted players, the Astros inability to sign Aiken also meant they were not able to do deals with fifth-round pick Jacob Nix, a left-handed high school pitcher from California and 21st-round pick
  • Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow released the following statement this afternoon

    Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow released the following statement this afternoon

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:29:42 GMT
    We are disappointed that we were not able to reach an agreement with Brady Aiken today. As an organization, we devoted a great deal of time and resources to these negotiations. Despite our best efforts, a deal could not be reached.“The Astros offer to Brady was extremely fair considering all the factors involved in this case. As always, we approached these negotiations in good faith and with the best interests of the Astros organization in mind, both short-term and long-term. Throughout this ...
    We are disappointed that we were not able to reach an agreement with Brady Aiken today. As an organization, we devoted a great deal of time and resources to these negotiations. Despite our best efforts, a deal could not be reached.“The Astros offer to Brady was extremely fair considering all the factors involved in this case. As always, we approached these negotiations in good faith and with the best interests of the Astros organization in mind, both short-term and long-term. Throughout this ...
  • Atlantic League implementing revolutionary rules to quicken pace of games

    Atlantic League implementing revolutionary rules to quicken pace of games

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:47:51 GMT
    The Atlantic League, which is made up of eight independent professional baseball teams, including the Sugar Land Skeeters, will implement revolutionary new rules beginning on Aug. 1 to quicken the pace of its games.Former Houston Astros president Tal Smith, now a consultant to Opening Day Partners, owners of the Skeeters, is chairman of the Atlantic League's Pace of Play committee, which includes top people from the game of baseball, that made the recommendations to the League."The Atlantic...
    The Atlantic League, which is made up of eight independent professional baseball teams, including the Sugar Land Skeeters, will implement revolutionary new rules beginning on Aug. 1 to quicken the pace of its games.Former Houston Astros president Tal Smith, now a consultant to Opening Day Partners, owners of the Skeeters, is chairman of the Atlantic League's Pace of Play committee, which includes top people from the game of baseball, that made the recommendations to the League."The Atlantic...
  • Joey Dorsey said European fans called him the 'Dwight Howard of Europe'

    Joey Dorsey said European fans called him the 'Dwight Howard of Europe'

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:07:24 GMT
    Center Joey Dorsey, who reached a two-year contract agreement with the Houston Rockets earlier this week, will be the backup for the player many fans in Europe compared him to during his three-year stint overseas."They call me Dwight Howard in Europe," Dorsey said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. "That's all they call me Dwight Howard of Europe, 'you're Dwight Howard of Europe.'"Playing behind Dwight is going to be an amazing feeling. He's one of the best defenders in the league. Coming fr...
    Center Joey Dorsey, who reached a two-year contract agreement with the Houston Rockets earlier this week, will be the backup for the player many fans in Europe compared him to during his three-year stint overseas."They call me Dwight Howard in Europe," Dorsey said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. "That's all they call me Dwight Howard of Europe, 'you're Dwight Howard of Europe.'"Playing behind Dwight is going to be an amazing feeling. He's one of the best defenders in the league. Coming fr...
  • Mac Marshall: 'It all kind of depends on Brady (Aiken) right now'

    Mac Marshall: 'It all kind of depends on Brady (Aiken) right now'

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:35:00 GMT
    Lefty Mac Marshall, from Parkview High School in Georgia, said it all when referring to his situation."It all kind of depends on Brady right now," Marshall said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports.Marshall is referring to lefty Brady Aiken, the Astros and Major League Baseball's top draft pick, from Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego.Marshall was taken in the 21st round by the Astros, but is more than happy to go to LSU where he is signed to play college baseball.The immediate futures...
    Lefty Mac Marshall, from Parkview High School in Georgia, said it all when referring to his situation."It all kind of depends on Brady right now," Marshall said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports.Marshall is referring to lefty Brady Aiken, the Astros and Major League Baseball's top draft pick, from Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego.Marshall was taken in the 21st round by the Astros, but is more than happy to go to LSU where he is signed to play college baseball.The immediate futures...
  • Trevor Ariza: 'I think I'm a lot more mature now'

    Trevor Ariza: 'I think I'm a lot more mature now'

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:41:07 GMT
    Forward Trevor Ariza, who agreed to a four-year contract worth $32 million with the Rockets, was in Houston on Monday for his physical.He is rejoining a Rockets team that he played for in 2009.Ariza chose the Rockets over re-signing with the Washington Wizards, where he spent the past two seasons."That's what being a free agent is all about," Ariza said in an interview with FOX26 Sports. "You get the opportunity to choose where you want to go. "It was tough to leave Washington, especially wit...
    Forward Trevor Ariza, who agreed to a four-year contract worth $32 million with the Rockets, was in Houston on Monday for his physical.He is rejoining a Rockets team that he played for in 2009.Ariza chose the Rockets over re-signing with the Washington Wizards, where he spent the past two seasons."That's what being a free agent is all about," Ariza said in an interview with FOX26 Sports. "You get the opportunity to choose where you want to go. "It was tough to leave Washington, especially wit...
  • Rockets guard Troy Daniels had a great Monday

    Rockets guard Troy Daniels had a great Monday

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:12:51 GMT
    Houston Rockets guard Troy Daniels is thrilled that he was able to sign his first multi-year NBA contract with his family on hand to take part in the moment.Daniels signed a two-year contract."I officially inked the deal (Monday) at Toyota Center," Daniels said in an interview with FOX26 Sports. "I had my family surrounding me during the signing."When I was signing it a lot of memories popped in my head. A lot of people said I wasn't even supposed to be here. Now look at me. I'm actually inki...
    Houston Rockets guard Troy Daniels is thrilled that he was able to sign his first multi-year NBA contract with his family on hand to take part in the moment.Daniels signed a two-year contract."I officially inked the deal (Monday) at Toyota Center," Daniels said in an interview with FOX26 Sports. "I had my family surrounding me during the signing."When I was signing it a lot of memories popped in my head. A lot of people said I wasn't even supposed to be here. Now look at me. I'm actually inki...
  • Chandler Parsons: 'It'll be a weird feeling playing Houston next year'

    Chandler Parsons: 'It'll be a weird feeling playing Houston next year'

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-14 13:22:32 GMT
    Former Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons said he was in a "win-win" situation. Either the Houston Rockets or the Dallas Mavericks were going to pay him $46 million over the next three years, and with the Rockets choosing not to match the Maverick's offer sheet, Parsons will be earning his living in Dallas.
    Former Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons said he was in a "win-win" situation. Either the Houston Rockets or the Dallas Mavericks were going to pay him $46 million over the next three years, and with the Rockets choosing not to match the Maverick's offer sheet, Parsons will be earning his living in Dallas.
  • Beverley disappointed Parsons is joining the Mavericks

    Beverley disappointed Parsons is joining the Mavericks

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-13 23:41:35 GMT
    Houston Rockets point guard Pat Beverley is disappointed, but at the same time he quickly got his arms around the fact his team did not match the Dallas Mavericks' offer sheet to restricted free agent forward Chandler Parsons.Parsons and his new three-year contract worth $46 million move on to Dallas."I spoke to (Chandler) that day he signed the offer sheet with Dallas," Beverley said in a telephone interview from Taiwan. "He was hyped. I spoke to him at 5:30 this morning (in Taiwan) and he t...
    Houston Rockets point guard Pat Beverley is disappointed, but at the same time he quickly got his arms around the fact his team did not match the Dallas Mavericks' offer sheet to restricted free agent forward Chandler Parsons.Parsons and his new three-year contract worth $46 million move on to Dallas."I spoke to (Chandler) that day he signed the offer sheet with Dallas," Beverley said in a telephone interview from Taiwan. "He was hyped. I spoke to him at 5:30 this morning (in Taiwan) and he t...
  • Rockets reach agreement with Trevor Ariza

    Rockets reach agreement with Trevor Ariza

    Saturday, July 12 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-12 21:57:54 GMT
    NBA sources confirm the Houston Rockets reached a contract agreement with free agent forward Trevor Ariza on a four-year deal worth $32 million.This is the second time the Rockets have signed Ariza as a free agent.After joining Houston in 2009, he played only one season with the Rockets before being sent to New Orleans as part of a deal that involved four teams.Last season with the Washington Wizards Ariza averaged 14.4 points, a career-best 6.2 rebounds and 1.6 steals.He has also played for ...
    NBA sources confirm the Houston Rockets reached a contract agreement with free agent forward Trevor Ariza on a four-year deal worth $32 million.This is the second time the Rockets have signed Ariza as a free agent.After joining Houston in 2009, he played only one season with the Rockets before being sent to New Orleans as part of a deal that involved four teams.Last season with the Washington Wizards Ariza averaged 14.4 points, a career-best 6.2 rebounds and 1.6 steals.He has also played for ...
  • Chris Bosh will re-sign with the Heat

    Chris Bosh will re-sign with the Heat

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:53:06 GMT
    Free agent center/forward Chris Bosh decided to re-sign with the Heat, accepting Miami's offer of five years worth about $118 million.Bosh chose the Heat over the Houston Rockets and their four-year contract offer that was worth $88 million.It appeared earlier in the day the Rockets were on the verge of landing the nine-time NBA All-Star when Houston traded guard Jeremy Lin to the L.A. Lakers in a move to clear salary cap space to sign Bosh.While it did not work out in Houston's favor, Bosh's...
    Free agent center/forward Chris Bosh decided to re-sign with the Heat, accepting Miami's offer of five years worth about $118 million.Bosh chose the Heat over the Houston Rockets and their four-year contract offer that was worth $88 million.It appeared earlier in the day the Rockets were on the verge of landing the nine-time NBA All-Star when Houston traded guard Jeremy Lin to the L.A. Lakers in a move to clear salary cap space to sign Bosh.While it did not work out in Houston's favor, Bosh's...
  • Rockets trade Lin to the Lakers

    Rockets trade Lin to the Lakers

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:47:17 GMT
    NBA sources confirm for FOX26 Sports the Houston Rockets have traded guard Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers.The move was necessary to create salary cap space for the Rockets' plans to sign free agent forward Chris Bosh and match the offer sheet given by the Dallas Mavericks to restricted free agent Chandler Parsons.
    NBA sources confirm for FOX26 Sports the Houston Rockets have traded guard Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers.The move was necessary to create salary cap space for the Rockets' plans to sign free agent forward Chris Bosh and match the offer sheet given by the Dallas Mavericks to restricted free agent Chandler Parsons.
  • Judge Emmett said latest plan for the Astrodome's future is 'a non-story'

    Judge Emmett said latest plan for the Astrodome's future is 'a non-story'

    Friday, July 11 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-07-11 16:16:02 GMT
    Harris County Judge Ed Emmett called a plan commissioned by the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo that would demolish the Astrodome and convert the area into a park at a cost of $66 million "a non-story."The Texans and Rodeo's proposal, which was first reported by the Houston Chronicle, includes converting the area into a park, much like Discovery Green in downtown Houston. The proposal will also pay tribute to much of the history connected to the Astrodome."It's really ...
    Harris County Judge Ed Emmett called a plan commissioned by the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo that would demolish the Astrodome and convert the area into a park at a cost of $66 million "a non-story."The Texans and Rodeo's proposal, which was first reported by the Houston Chronicle, includes converting the area into a park, much like Discovery Green in downtown Houston. The proposal will also pay tribute to much of the history connected to the Astrodome."It's really ...
  • James Harden hopes Rockets can land LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony

    James Harden hopes Rockets can land LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony

    Saturday, June 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-06-28 22:49:24 GMT
    Houston Rockets First-Team All-NBA guard James Harden applauds the expected efforts of his franchise in going after superstars LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, who will become free agents on July 1.
    Houston Rockets First-Team All-NBA guard James Harden applauds the expected efforts of his franchise in going after superstars LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, who will become free agents on July 1.
  • JaDeveon Clowney interviews with FOX 26 Sports

    JaDeveon Clowney interviews with FOX 26 Sports

  • Rockets 0-2 in round one of the NBA playoffs against Portland

    Rockets 0-2 in round one of the NBA playoffs against Portland

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:41:34 GMT
    Home court advantage didn't help the Rockets. Once again they fell to the Trailblazers.Final score was 112 to 105.FOX 26 Sports Director Mark Berman spoke to Rocket players in the locker room after the loss.
    Home court advantage didn't help the Rockets. Once again they fell to the Trailblazers.Final score was 112 to 105.FOX 26 Sports Director Mark Berman spoke to Rocket players in the locker room after the loss.
  • Kentucky's Harrisons awaiting NBA feedback before making monumental decision

    Kentucky's Harrisons awaiting NBA feedback before making monumental decision

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:26:03 GMT
    The father of Kentucky Wildcats freshmen guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison told FOX 26 Sports on Saturday the family is waiting for feedback from the NBA before making a decision on whether the two will make themselves available for the NBA Draft or stay in college.If the Harrisons, who are former stars at Fort Bend Travis High School, are headed to the NBA they must let the league know by April 27."I just sent the paperwork in two or three days ago," said Aaron Harrison Sr.
    The father of Kentucky Wildcats freshmen guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison told FOX 26 Sports on Saturday the family is waiting for feedback from the NBA before making a decision on whether the two will make themselves available for the NBA Draft or stay in college.If the Harrisons, who are former stars at Fort Bend Travis High School, are headed to the NBA they must let the league know by April 27."I just sent the paperwork in two or three days ago," said Aaron Harrison Sr.
  • Season over for Stars' Peverley, will have procedure on heart

    Season over for Stars' Peverley, will have procedure on heart

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-03-12 19:57:32 GMT
    Stars forward Rich Peverley will have a procedure done at the Cleveland Clinic and his future playing hockey will be determined after that.
    Stars forward Rich Peverley will have a procedure done at the Cleveland Clinic and his future playing hockey will be determined after that.
  • After Texans loss, Antonio Smith questions Patriots' tactics

    After Texans loss, Antonio Smith questions Patriots' tactics

    The Houston Texans jumped out to a 10-point halftime lead only to suffer another devastating defeat, this time in a 34-31 win by the New England Patriots.
    The Houston Texans jumped out to a 10-point halftime lead only to suffer another devastating defeat, this time in a 34-31 win by the New England Patriots.
  • Rice Owls hosting Marshall in Conference USA title game

    Rice Owls hosting Marshall in Conference USA title game

    Monday, December 2 2013 12:43 AM EST2013-12-02 05:43:50 GMT
    The Rice Owls will host the Conference USA Championship game against Marshall on Saturday at Rice Stadium.
    The Rice Owls will host the Conference USA Championship game against Marshall on Saturday at Rice Stadium.
  • Astros owner files lawsuit over network dispute

    Astros owner files lawsuit over network dispute

    Friday, November 22 2013 11:07 PM EST2013-11-23 04:07:34 GMT
    Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has sued the team's former owner and a pair of media companies,
    Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has sued the team's former owner and a pair of media companies,
  • Texans running back Arian Foster will have season-ending back surgery.

    Texans running back Arian Foster will have season-ending back surgery.

    Sunday, November 10 2013 12:00 PM EST2013-11-10 17:00:10 GMT
    NFL sources confirmed for FOX 26 Sports that Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will have season-ending back surgery.
    NFL sources confirmed for FOX 26 Sports that Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will have season-ending back surgery.

     
  • Guy Lewis inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

    Guy Lewis inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

  • Sports Uncensored- Johnny Manziel

    Sports Uncensored- Johnny Manziel

  • Roger Clemens visit hospital, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander helps out

    Roger Clemens visit hospital, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander helps out

  • Houston Baptist University football program 51 years in the making

    Houston Baptist University football program 51 years in the making

  • Raising Cane's offers Dwight Howard chicken fingers for life to sign in Dallas

    Raising Cane's offers Dwight Howard chicken fingers for life to sign in Dallas

    Monday, July 1 2013 11:41 AM EDT2013-07-01 15:41:17 GMT
    Fast food restaurant chain Raising Cane's is offering Dwight Howard free chicken finger meals for life at its North Texas locations if he signs a contract to play in Dallas.
    Fast food restaurant chain Raising Cane's is offering Dwight Howard free chicken finger meals for life at its North Texas locations if he signs a contract to play in Dallas.
  • Nicely will begin his professional career with the Astros affiliate in the Gulf Coast League

    Nicely will begin his professional career with the Astros affiliate in the Gulf Coast League

  • Wheelchair Rugby

    Wheelchair Rugby

  • Astros second-round pick Andrew Thurman agrees to terms

    Astros second-round pick Andrew Thurman agrees to terms

    Friday, June 14 2013 1:33 PM EDT2013-06-14 17:33:13 GMT
    University of California-Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman, the second-round pick of the Houston Astros in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, told FOX 26 Sports he has reached a contract agreement
    University of California-Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman, the second-round pick of the Houston Astros in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, told FOX 26 Sports he has reached a contract agreement
  • Relatives reflect on Astros first-round pick of Appel

    Relatives reflect on Astros first-round pick of Appel

    The family of former Stanford star Mark Appel, the Astros' first overall pick in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft, will never forget Thursday night.
    The family of former Stanford star Mark Appel, the Astros' first overall pick in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft, will never forget Thursday night.
  • President Obama jokes with Texans Free Safety Ed Reed

    President Obama jokes with Texans Free Safety Ed Reed

  • Astros bats are swinging- Rice closes in on college world series

    Astros bats are swinging- Rice closes in on college world series

  • Houston Texans will attend firefighter memorial service

    Houston Texans will attend firefighter memorial service

  • Rockets make great investment in guard Patrick Beverley

    Rockets make great investment in guard Patrick Beverley

  • Houston-area teacher chosen for Mickelson ExxonMobil academy

    Houston-area teacher chosen for Mickelson ExxonMobil academy

    Congratulations to Thornwood Elementary School teacher Mario Romero. He was selected to take part in the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy and had the opportunity to meet Phil Mickelson himself on Thursday.
    Congratulations to Thornwood Elementary School teacher Mario Romero. He was selected to take part in the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy and had the opportunity to meet Phil Mickelson himself on Thursday. Among Mickelson's accomplishments include 41 PGA Tour wins, four of them Majors.
  • Parents proud of Ravens honoring Brigance after Super Bowl win

    Parents proud of Ravens honoring Brigance after Super Bowl win

    When CBS Sports began the portion of the trophy presentation during the Super Bowl, O.J. Brigance, who has ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, but still serves as the team's senior advisor to player development, was front and center, and Ravens head coach John Harbaugh made sure of that.

    http://www.brigancebrigade.org/
  • New fight song has strong link to Texans key figure

    New fight song has strong link to Texans key figure

    With the Texans preparing for the biggest game in franchise history when they take on the patriots Sunday in Foxboro, a new fight song entitled "Here We Go" has emerged from a couple of local rappers
    With the Texans preparing for the biggest game in franchise history when they take on the patriots Sunday in Foxboro, a new fight song entitled "Here We Go" has emerged from a couple of local rappers that includes a very strong connection to one of the key men in the Texans organization.
  • Former UH cornerback Hayden celebrates Christmas with family

    Former UH cornerback Hayden celebrates Christmas with family

    Former University of Houston cornerback DJ Hayden is celebrating Christmas with his family just seven weeks after suffering a near-fatal injury during practice. Ninety-five percent of the time, those who suffer a similar injury do not survive. Christmas this year will be a holiday season the Hayden family will never forget.
  • FOX 26 meteorologist and Texans players surprise children in need

    FOX 26 meteorologist and Texans players surprise children in need

    A bit of a surprise for some students at Blackshear Elementary School as they get the opportunity to visit the Houston Texans players and each get a special gift.
    A bit of a surprise for some students at Blackshear Elementary School as they get the opportunity to visit the Houston Texans players and each get a special gift.
  • Watt and Smith on their plans to take care of the "Brady Bunch" Monday night

    Watt and Smith on their plans to take care of the "Brady Bunch" Monday night

    Monday, December 10 2012 11:17 AM EST2012-12-10 16:17:49 GMT
    Tonight the 11-1 Houston Texans take on the 9-3 New England Patriots.  Despite being a top the AFC and only losing one game the Texans are not the favorite.  So Fox 26 ask Antonio Smith and JJ Watt about
    Tonight the 11-1 Houston Texans take on the 9-3 New England Patriots.  Despite being a top the AFC and only losing one game the Texans are not the favorite.  So Fox 26 ask Antonio Smith and JJ Watt about
  • Special homecoming for Barwin in Detroit for Texans-Lions game

    Special homecoming for Barwin in Detroit for Texans-Lions game

  • Berkman helping Owls hitters

    Berkman helping Owls hitters

    Lance Berkam decided last week he was definitely in his element.  Monday afternoon, he was back on the Rice U campus, working with the Owls hitters as a volunteer assistant.
    Lance Berkam decided last week he was definitely in his element.  Monday afternoon, he was back on the Rice U campus, working with the Owls hitters as a volunteer assistant.
  • Rockets officially welcome Jeremy Lin at Toyota Center

    Rockets officially welcome Jeremy Lin at Toyota Center

    Thursday, July 19 2012 11:11 PM EDT2012-07-20 03:11:09 GMT
    Houston is going "Linsane" now that point guard Jeremy Lin is now a part of the Rockets.
    Houston is going "Linsane" now that point guard Jeremy Lin is now a part of the Rockets.
  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant assaulted mother, police say

    Cowboys' Dez Bryant assaulted mother, police say

    Tuesday, July 17 2012 12:45 PM EDT2012-07-17 16:45:04 GMT
    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant allegedly assaulted his mother over the weekend, DeSoto police said. UPDATE: HEAR THE 911 CALL
    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant allegedly assaulted his mother over the weekend, DeSoto police said. UPDATE: HEAR THE 911 CALL
  • Manhattan Construction Company selected to build football stadium for Univ. of Houston

    Manhattan Construction Company selected to build football stadium for Univ. of Houston

    Friday, July 13 2012 1:19 PM EDT2012-07-13 17:19:57 GMT
    The University of Houston has selected Manhattan Construction Company, which has handled some of the nation's top sports facilities, to build the Cougars' new football stadium.
    The University of Houston has selected Manhattan Construction Company, which has handled some of the nation's top sports facilities, to build the Cougars' new football stadium.
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