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Sports Monday: Olympics, Rockets & Coming Out in the NFL

Posted on · CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower joins us, as he does most Mondays, to discuss the week in sports. We’ll check in on the Rockets, the Winter Olympics so far and the Astros designating Brett Wallace for assignment. Plus: Michael Sam, an NFL draft prospect, announced he’s gay. We’ll talk about what it could mean […]

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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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Book Chronicles NFL’s Greatest Moments

Posted on · As the Houston Texans end a winning season, the National Football League has provided fans with unforgettable moments on the gridiron. A new book testifies to this incredible era, and reminds readers the role the sport continues to play in American culture.

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Cushing Denies Steroid Use

Posted on · The Houston Texans number one draft pick last year says he's not a cheater. Brian Cushing spoke for the first time today since the NFL announced his 4-game suspension for testing positive for a banned steroid related substance. Bill Stamps reports many have tested positive, but few ever admit guilt.

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Texans Tackle Tough Foe

Posted on · The Houston Texans didn't get much of a challenge from the Raider's on Sunday. The game was a blowout before halftime. Today, the team's rookies got what might have been a tougher challenge — taking on a bunch of 3rd graders. Bill Stamps has the story.