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Astros Dominate in Interleague Play

Posted on · The Houston Astros had a good week, taking four of five interleague games against their old NL Central rival St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds. Now 70 games into the season, the Astros are hovering near .500. What will it take in the 92 games remaining to climb into playoff contention? Plus the Cleveland Cavaliers […]

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How Does Being a Houston Sports Fan Affect Our Collective Psyche?

Posted on · The Houston Astros probably won’t lose 100 games this year, but they’re likely to lose 90. The Houston Rockets’ disappointing early playoff exit has been followed by a disappointing off-season, missing on free agents, and losing roster depth. The Houston Texans lost so many games in a row last year they dismissed their coach, and […]

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Pro Sports and Identity and Freedmen’s Town Bricks: Houston Matters for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Posted on · The Houston Astros probably won’t lose 100 games this year, but they’re likely to lose 90. The Houston Rockets’ disappointing early playoff exit has been followed by a disappointing off-season, missing on free agents, and losing roster depth. The Houston Texans lost so many games in a row last year they dismissed their coach, and […]