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Astros Scuffling as Dallas Keuchel Heads Back to the Disabled List

Posted on · The Houston Astros may have hit a bit of a bump in the road — but still hold the best record in baseball after a 3-4 week that saw Dallas Keuchel head to the disabled list. We discuss those and other developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke, who writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.

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Keuchel’s Struggles Continue and Dynamo Name Interim Coach

Posted on · The Houston Astros lost to Tampa Bay 5-0 Sunday as Dallas Keuchel’s struggles continued. The team is still awaiting the return of shortstop Carlos Correa, who’s nursing a sore ankle, and the team overall has lost five of its last seven games. Meanwhile, the Houston Dynamo appointed an interim head coach. And Gordie Howe, hockey […]

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Your Reactions to the Orlando Shooting: Monday’s Show (June 13, 2016)

Posted on · Candlelight vigils continue here in Houston – one by The Montrose Center and Legacy Community Health tonight (June 13, 2016) and another by the city of Houston Wednesday at sundown — in memory of 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday morning. It’s the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history […]

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Sports Monday: Rockets Fire McHale and Texans Beat the Jets

Posted on · The Houston Rockets fired their coach and kept losing. UH gave their coach a raise and lost for the first time. Houston Astros players won the Cy Young and Rookie of the Year, despite a late season fade. But hey, the Texans won, beating the Jets 24-17 at home. To discuss the latest developments in […]

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Despite Losing Streak, Astros Wrap Up Surprising First Half

Posted on · Major League Baseball’s All-Star break couldn’t come soon enough for the Houston Astros. The surprise of the league this year, the ‘Stros have been in first place in the American League West for most of the season, but had an atrocious week, dropping six in a row to Cleveland and Tampa Bay and now find […]

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Red Light Cameras, Navigating Healthcare, and Chasing LeBron & Melo: Houston Matters for Monday, July 7, 2014

Posted on · We all witness it from time to time (heck, some of us might willingly admit doing it ourselves): running a red light. Unfortunately, what may seem to some as a fleeting and relatively innocuous offense can have terrible consequences, as evidenced last month by the deaths of four people in southwest Harris County. A suspected […]