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Opening Day Postponed and Houston Crowns a National Champ

Posted on · From tonight’s (April 4, 2016) NCAA men’s basketball championship game at NRG Stadium, to the Houston Astros’ season opener being postponed due to inclement weather, to the Houston Rockets on the postseason bubble: there’s a lot happening in Houston sports. We talk — as we do every Monday — with Jeff Balke, who writes for the Houston […]

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Houston Hosts The Final Four — Will The City Become The Next Big Events Destination?

Posted on · The NCAA men’s college basketball Final Four tournament takes place this weekend here in Houston. It’s, in many ways, a sort of dress rehearsal for next year’s Super Bowl. We talk with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter about the final preparations for — and potential impact of — this weekend’s national championship. (Above: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner […]

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Final Four, Port of Houston, and Spelling Bee: Friday’s Show (April 1, 2016)

Posted on · The NCAA men’s college basketball Final Four tournament takes place this weekend here in Houston. It’s, in many ways, a sort of dress rehearsal for next year’s Super Bowl. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter about the final preparations for — and potential impact of — this weekend’s national […]

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Stage is Set for Final Four in Houston

Posted on · The stage is set for the Final Four in Houston this weekend. On Saturday (April 2, 2016) at NRG Stadium, Villanova will face Oklahoma and Syracuse will face North Carolina, with the winners facing off for the NCAA men’s college basketball national championship on Monday, April 4. The focus of the basketball world will be on Houston. […]