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Rockets Continue Scoring Barrage and Dynamo Open Season By Beating Seattle

Posted on · The Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday night (March 4, 2017) 123-108 and are rolling into the season’s second half. The Astros continue spring training. And the Dynamo season got underway with a 2-1 victory over the defending MLS champion Seattle Sounders. We discuss those and other developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke of […]

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Developments in Houston Transportation, and Trains in Houston: Monday’s Show (March 6, 2017)

Posted on · From time to time on Houston Matters, we like to check in with News 88.7 beat reporters on developments taking place surrounding the subjects they cover. Today, we talk with News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter about a number of transportation issues, ideas, and projects — including bike trail expansion, the Rice Village parking plan, […]

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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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KUHF Conversations: BBVA Compass Stadium GM Doug Hall

Posted on · On Saturday, the Houston Dynamo will play its first game in a brand-new stadium built specifically for soccer. It's called the BBVA Compass Stadium. The 22,000 seat venue was built in less than a year-and-a-half on a plot of land just east of downtown Houston. The $95 million price tag was split between the City of Houston, Harris County, and the team, with Dynamo owners picking up about two-thirds of the cost. KUHF's David Pitman dropped by to talk with stadium General Manager Doug Hall about the speed at which this stadium was completed, what the parking situation will be like — with so many venues now downtown, and to ask about the chances of the stadium earning a more user-friendly nickname.

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Dynamo & BBVA Score With Community

Posted on · This week workers are putting the finishing touches on the new home of the Houston Dynamo. The $95 million BBVA Compass stadium sits just a few blocks from the Astros home, Minute Maid Park. The new stadium is a little different than the others because of how close it is to residential neighborhoods in the East End. Officials are taking extra steps to keep those neighbors happy.