Houston Matters

Astros Surge into the All-Star Break and Rockets Re-sign James Harden

The Houston Astros won 3-2 Sunday in extra innings over the Oakland A’s to conclude the first half with an MLB-best 31-13 record since May 23. They sit only 5.5 games behind the first-place Rangers in the AL West. Also, the Houston Rockets signed star James Harden to a 4-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season. And […]

Michael Hagerty Houston Public MediaThe Houston Astros won 3-2 Sunday in extra innings over the Oakland A’s to conclude the first half with an MLB-best 31-13 record since May 23. They sit only 5.5 games behind the first-place Rangers in the AL West.

Also, the Houston Rockets signed star James Harden to a 4-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season. And Spurs star Tim Duncan has announced his retirement.

We discuss those and other sports developments with Jeff Balke, writer for the Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.

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