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Sports Monday: Rockets Head for the Stretch Run & Dynamo Set to Begin Season

Posted on · As we do most Mondays, we check in with CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower about the goings-on in Houston sports, including the stretch run for the Rockets, spring training developments for the Astros, and the start of another season of soccer for the Houston Dynamo.

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Sports Monday: Checking In On the Rockets’ West Coast Trip

Posted on · So far, the Houston Rockets’ West Coast road trip included a blow-out victory over the Lakers followed by an end to the team’s 8-game win streak at Golden State. But Houston got back on the winning track with a 115-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. CultureMap Houston sports writer MK Bower joins […]

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Sports Monday: Rockets in the NBA All-Star Game & Olympic Hockey Thriller

Posted on · CultureMap Houston columnist MK Bower joins us to discuss the week in sports, including: How Houston Rockets members Dwight Howard and James Harden fared in the NBA All-Star Game; a thriller in Olympic hockey; and the Astros’ pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training.

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Sports Monday: Rockets Hit a Bump Before Facing Texas Rivals

Posted on · The Houston Rockets dropped both games in a home-and-home series against the Memphis Grizzlies over the weekend. It was a letdown after the Rockets had seemed to finally get on a roll. They had won six of their last seven entering the weekend. Now, they have to regroup, and prepare for back-to-back games against their […]

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Sports Monday: Bowl Game Previews & Life After Kubiak

Posted on · The Texans begin the post-Kubiak era, and Texas college football teams are bowl bound, including the University of Houston, Baylor, Texas A&M and the University of Texas. We’ll find out where they’re heading and who they face. And we’ll prepare you for the Rockets’ West Coast trip, with three games in four nights at Portland, […]

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Were the Patriots Cheating? And Rockets Get Rare Win in San Antonio

Posted on · The Texans lost to the Patriots yesterday. But did they cheat to get the upper hand in the second half as one Texans’ player alleges? Plus the Rockets got a rare win in San Antonio over the weekend. We look back at the weekend in sports with CultureMap Houston columnist MK Bower.

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Ultimate Hoop Experience Returns To Houston

Posted on · It's official. Houston will host the NBA All-Star game next year at Toyota Center. It is the league's showcase event, and the latest example of how Houston has become a go-to destination for sporting events.

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NBA All-Star Game Back in Houston?

Posted on · Houston looks like the landing spot for the NBA All-Star game next year. The league's commissioner and Houston Mayor Annise Parker are expected to make that announcement tomorrow at Toyota Center.