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Houstonians at the Olympics and Other Developments in Sports

Most Mondays, Jeff Balke, who writes for Houstonia Magazine and Houston Press, joins us to discuss developments in Houston sports. While our focus tends to be on the Astros these days, now that the Olympics are under way, we’re also following the exploits of Olympians with Houston ties. We discuss how gymnast Simone Biles has […]

Michael Hagerty Houston Public MediaMost Mondays, Jeff Balke, who writes for Houstonia Magazine and Houston Press, joins us to discuss developments in Houston sports.

While our focus tends to be on the Astros these days, now that the Olympics are under way, we’re also following the exploits of Olympians with Houston ties. We discuss how gymnast Simone Biles has performed thus far.

But we also discuss the Astros’ tough weekend and diminishing chances at a division title.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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