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Houston Sports Franchises On Top Over The Weekend

Houston Matters discusses the latest developments in local sports.

The Astros won their ninth game in a row over the weekend, while the Rockets trounced the Jazz in Game 1 of their playoff series.


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The talk of the sports world over the weekend might’ve been Tiger Woods winning The Masters. But, here in Houston, there’s plenty of other stories to be excited about.

From the Astros continuing their torrid streak — winning nine games in a row — to the Rockets trouncing the Utah Jazz in the first game of their playoff series, to a win by the Dynamo over San Jose, to the Dash kicking off their season with a 1-1 draw, Houston sports fans had plenty to be excited about in recent days.

In the above, sportswriter Jeff Balke updates us on those stories and more. He writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.