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Little League Programs Thrive in Houston

Posted on · Another season of Little League baseball has already begun for parts of Houston. So what are the challenges and rewards of running a Little League program these days? We hear from representatives of West University Little League, Westbury Little League and Bellaire Little League who discuss everything it takes to make a baseball season happen, the benefits […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Biggio Snubbed, Selling Booze Near Hospitals & Wade Phillips Says ‘No Thanks’: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · Lomgtime Houston Astro great Craig Biggio barely barely misses making it into the Baseball Hall of Fame; Houston grocery stores will now be able to sell alcohol near hospitals and churches; Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke’s are teaming up to form a new hospital; and former Texans’ defensive coordinator Wade Phillips gets an unwanted […]

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Houston Matters for Thursday, August 8, 2013

Posted on · Major League Baseball this week suspended New York Yankees third baseman – and former Texas Ranger – Alex Rodriguez 211 games for his alleged repeated use of performance-enhancing drugs, and for obstructing baseball’s probe into the Biogenesis of America Anti-Aging Clinic. “A-Rod” continues to play and is appealing the suspension, while thirteen other players, including […]

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Milo Hamilton

Posted on · The 2013 Major League Baseball season kicked off this week. And it’s already tough sledding for the Houston Astros. They lost a hundred games each of the last two seasons. They have the league’s lowest payroll – in fact, their 25 man roster makes less combined than Alex Rodriguez makes for the Yankees alone. And […]

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Pearland Gets World Series Trip Off to Good Start

Posted on · Pearland's trip to the Little League World Series got off to a surprising start this afternoon in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The local team jumped out to a huge lead, only to see the boys from Minnesota work their way back into the game. Bill Stamps tells what happened.

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Clemens Indicted for Lying About Steroids

Posted on · The topic of steroids continues to make headlines in Houston. The Texan's start linebacker Brian Cushing is fighting a 4-game suspension for testing positive. Now baseball great and former Astro pitcher Roger Clemens is facing indictment charges. Bill Stamps has more.