Houston Matters

Joining the Big 12 — What Would it Mean for the University of Houston?

Posted on · The conference structure in NCAA Division I college athletics can be dizzying to try to understand. There are a couple tiers of major conferences. The top tier are the Power 5 conferences. They get more media attention, and more acclaim — and the revenue that comes with it all. Universities want to be part of a […]

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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 […]