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Would Fans Welcome Vick to Houston?

Posted on · Former Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick says he's close to signing with another NFL team. Vick was recently released from prison after serving 23 months for his role in a dog fighting ring. So now the question is what team will Vick play for and how will the fans respond. Bill Stamps asked Houston residents and Texans Football fans how they'd feel he came to Houston.

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Kids play at Minute Maid and learn about Steroids

Posted on · The Taylor Hooton Foundation is named after a high school athlete who committed suicide after months of using steroids. That foundation came to Houston today to teach kids about the need to live healthy lives and stay away from performance enhancing drugs. Bill Stamps has the story from Minute Maid Park.

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New Athletic Director has High Hopes for UH Athletes

Posted on · The University of Houston has introduced its new athletic director. Mack Rhoades takes over for Dave Maggart, who retired last month after seven years with the university. Rhodes comes from the University of Akron, where he presided over the construction of a new 54-million dollar stadium. He's also credited with improving graduation rates for student athletes, and he says he hopes to do the same thing in Houston.

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Dynamo Near Stadium Deal

Posted on · It's not official yet, but the Houston Dynamo is significantly closer to a final deal to secure a new stadium in downtown Houston. Laurie Johnson has more.

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NBA Playoffs is City of Houston’s Chance to Shine

Posted on · The Rockets and Lakers go head to head tonight at the Toyota Center for Game 3 of the second round playoff matchup. And although Houston has hosted plenty of big events in the past, such as the Superbowl and recently Wrestle Mania, the visitor's bureau says being in the national spotlight gives the city a chance to show what it has to offer and improve its image. Bill Stamps has that story.

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Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

Posted on · The 2009 Baseball season is officially underway for the Houston Astros. After more than five months without any baseball, most fans were pumped up and ready to get things started. As Bill Stamps reports, the Astros didn't exactly get off to the start everyone had hoped.

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Houston Dynamo Looks for Home

Posted on · Houston's professional soccer team slowly inches toward a stadium deal. The Dynamo hope to break ground on a facility this fall. But city officials say the deal isn't done yet. Laurie Johnson has more.

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Astros to Open Baseball Academy in Houston

Posted on · Over the last two decades there's been a steady decline in the number of African-American players in major league baseball. Today the Astros and local politicians announced they're starting a new baseball academy in north Houston that they hope will bring those numbers up and also improve the lives of kids living in the area. Bill Stamps has more.

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Comets For Sale Again

Posted on · The Houston Comets Basketball team has eight games remaining on this season's schedule. They could also be the final games ever for the Houston franchise. The teams is officially up for sale, and there's not much time to find a new owner. Bill Stamps has more.