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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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Sports Monday: Texans Rally to Beat the Bills and Altuve Wins the Batting Title

Posted on · The Houston Texans overcame an early 10-0 deficit to defeat the Buffalo Bills 23-17 Sunday. The Texans improve to 3-1 on the season, already an improvement over last year’s dismal 2-14 campaign. And the Houston Astros’ season came to a close Sunday with Jose Altuve winning the American League batting title. We discuss the week’s […]

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Sports Monday: Rockets Courting Big-Name Free Agents & All-Star Altuve

Posted on · The Houston Rockets are courting some mighty big free agent names. Last week, Carmelo Anthony visited H-town, and there’s ample speculation about whether Houston might be a destination for LeBron James. Could the Rockets actually hook a big free agent fish? We ask CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower. We also discuss the growing accomplishments […]

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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 […]