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  • Andre Johnson's agent is communicating with the Texans

    Andre Johnson's agent is communicating with the Texans

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 05:21:01 GMT
    Kennard McGuire, the agent for Houston Texans Pro Bowl receiver Andre Johnson, told FOX 26 Sports he is in contact with the team with training camp opening this weekend.So the lines of communication are open between the two sides.However, Kennard McGuire did not address an ESPN report on Tuesday that his client was at NRG Stadium on Monday."I am not refuting, confirming or denying any reports or stories
    Kennard McGuire, the agent for Houston Texans Pro Bowl receiver Andre Johnson, told FOX 26 Sports he is in contact with the team with training camp opening this weekend.So the lines of communication are open between the two sides.However, Kennard McGuire did not address an ESPN report on Tuesday that his client was at NRG Stadium on Monday."I am not refuting, confirming or denying any reports or stories
  • 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...
  • Transplant recipients compete in multi-sport games

    Transplant recipients compete in multi-sport games

    Hundreds of transplant recipients ran, danced, bowled and competed in other events this week as part of the Donate Life Transplant Games in Houston, a multi-sport series designed to raise awareness of organ, eye,...
    Hundreds of transplant recipients ran, danced, bowled and competed in other events this week as part of the Donate Life Transplant Games in Houston, a multi-sport series designed to raise awareness of organ, eye, and...
  • Union head criticizes Astros over draft talks

    Union head criticizes Astros over draft talks

    The head of the players' association thinks the Houston Astros have manipulated baseball's rules in an attempt to save money in their negotiations with top draft picks Brady Aiken and Jacob Nix.
    The head of the players' association thinks the Houston Astros have manipulated baseball's rules in an attempt to save money in their negotiations with top draft picks Brady Aiken and Jacob Nix.
  • 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...
  • Buchholz's 3-hitter leads Red Sox over Astros 11-0

    Buchholz's 3-hitter leads Red Sox over Astros 11-0

    Clay Buchholz allowed three hits and struck out a career-high 12 in his fifth career shutout in the Boston Red Sox's 11-0 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
    Clay Buchholz allowed three hits and struck out a career-high 12 in his fifth career shutout in the Boston Red Sox's 11-0 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
  • Defoe leads Toronto FC past Houston 4-2

    Defoe leads Toronto FC past Houston 4-2

    Jermain Defoe set up two goals and then scored two of his own, leading Toronto FC to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.
    Jermain Defoe set up two goals and then scored two of his own, leading Toronto FC to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.
  • 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 ...
  • Agent: No decisions by Chris Bosh

    Agent: No decisions by Chris Bosh

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-07-10 12:47:48 GMT
    The representative for free agent forward Chris Bosh told FOX26 Sports his client has not made any decisions about his future.ESPN reported Wednesday night Bosh had decided he would sign with the Houston Rockets if LeBron James did not return to the Miami Heat.
    The representative for free agent forward Chris Bosh told FOX26 Sports his client has not made any decisions about his future.ESPN reported Wednesday night Bosh had decided he would sign with the Houston Rockets if LeBron James did not return to the Miami Heat.
  • Mavericks and Parsons agree on offer sheet

    Mavericks and Parsons agree on offer sheet

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-10 12:28:52 GMT
    NBA sources confirm for FOX 26 Sports that restricted free agent forward Chandler Parsons and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed on an offer sheet that will pay Parsons more than $45 million over three years.
    NBA sources confirm for FOX 26 Sports that restricted free agent forward Chandler Parsons and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed on an offer sheet that will pay Parsons more than $45 million over three years.
  • Astros escape cellar with 8-4 win, sweep at Texas

    Astros escape cellar with 8-4 win, sweep at Texas

    Robbie Grossman snapped an 0-for-28 slide with a career-high four hits and the Houston Astros climbed out of last place in the AL West, completing a three-game sweep with an 8-4 victory over All-Star pitcher Yu...
    Robbie Grossman snapped an 0-for-28 slide with a career-high four hits and the Houston Astros climbed out of last place in the AL West, completing a three-game sweep with an 8-4 victory over All-Star pitcher Yu Darvish and...
  • Rejected! Yao Ming says no to wildlife trafficking

    Rejected! Yao Ming says no to wildlife trafficking

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-07-09 09:48:20 GMT
    Yao Ming is putting on the full-court press against wildlife trafficking.
    Yao Ming is putting on the full-court press against wildlife trafficking.
  • UH football stadium naming rights deal among the richest

    UH football stadium naming rights deal among the richest

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:19:29 GMT
    Projected aerial view of University of Houston stadium to open in 2014Projected aerial view of University of Houston stadium to open in 2014
    The University of Houston held a news conference on Tuesday to officially announce it has named its new football stadium TDECU Stadium, with the naming-rights deal one of the most lucrative in college football.
    The University of Houston held a news conference on Tuesday to officially announce it has named its new football stadium TDECU Stadium, with the naming-rights deal one of the most lucrative in college football.
  • UH will name its football stadium TDECU Stadium

    UH will name its football stadium TDECU Stadium

    Monday, July 7 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-08 02:00:38 GMT
    FOX 26 Sports has learned the University of Houston will name its new football stadium TDECU Stadium.The school will announce its naming-rights agreement with Texas Dow Employees Credit Union during an afternoon news conference on Tuesday. Terms of the agreement between UH and TDECU have not been available.The University of Houston has already received a one-time gift of $5 million to name the football field John O'Quinn Field from the John O'Quinn Foundation, named after the late Houston att...
    FOX 26 Sports has learned the University of Houston will name its new football stadium TDECU Stadium.The school will announce its naming-rights agreement with Texas Dow Employees Credit Union during an afternoon news conference on Tuesday. Terms of the agreement between UH and TDECU have not been available.The University of Houston has already received a one-time gift of $5 million to name the football field John O'Quinn Field from the John O'Quinn Foundation, named after the late Houston att...
  • Bethea and Pastorini not celebrating judge's approval concerning concussion-related claims

    Bethea and Pastorini not celebrating judge's approval concerning concussion-related claims

    Monday, July 7 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-07-08 01:18:48 GMT
    Two former stars with the Houston Oilers are less than enthusiastic about a federal judge's preliminary approval for a deal that would compensate more than 4500 former NFL players for concussion-related claims.The ruling on Monday by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody is handed down two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages.The NFL applauded the ruling when senior vice president Anastasia Danias said in a statement that the league was "grateful to Judge Brody for her...
    Two former stars with the Houston Oilers are less than enthusiastic about a federal judge's preliminary approval for a deal that would compensate more than 4500 former NFL players for concussion-related claims.The ruling on Monday by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody is handed down two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages.The NFL applauded the ruling when senior vice president Anastasia Danias said in a statement that the league was "grateful to Judge Brody for her...
  • Carmelo wearing jersey No. 7 in pictures on Toyota Center marquee part of Rockets' recruiting efforts

    Carmelo wearing jersey No. 7 in pictures on Toyota Center marquee part of Rockets' recruiting efforts

    Friday, July 4 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-04 22:18:56 GMT
    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said pictures of Carmelo Anthony wearing jersey No. 7, which is also Jeremy Lin's number, on the marquee at the Toyota Center was part of the team's plan to recruit the free agent superstar and is "standard practice."Anthony met with the Rockets on Wednesday as part of his free agent tour.Lin expressed unhappiness with the situation on Twitter and wrote that he "felt disrespected."Lin also Tweeted: "Luke 6:29 - If someone slaps you on one cheek, tur...
    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said pictures of Carmelo Anthony wearing jersey No. 7, which is also Jeremy Lin's number, on the marquee at the Toyota Center was part of the team's plan to recruit the free agent superstar and is "standard practice."Anthony met with the Rockets on Wednesday as part of his free agent tour.Lin expressed unhappiness with the situation on Twitter and wrote that he "felt disrespected."Lin also Tweeted: "Luke 6:29 - If someone slaps you on one cheek, tur...
  • NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony meets with Rockets contingent

    NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony meets with Rockets contingent

    Thursday, July 3 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-07-03 12:46:46 GMT
    The Houston Rockets met with free agent forward Carmelo Anthony for nearly two hours on Wednesday at Toyota Center before taking him to lunch at a fashionable Houston restaurant.
    The Houston Rockets met with free agent forward Carmelo Anthony for nearly two hours on Wednesday at Toyota Center before taking him to lunch at a fashionable Houston restaurant.
  • 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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