Posted on · Fresh off her eighth win at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships last weekend, Houston's Simone Biles talks about how a more well-rounded life and a focus on mental health have helped her return to dominance after a two-year hiatus.
Posted on · In a five-part series, Houston Matters takes a closer look at how some of the sports at the Tokyo Olympics are enjoyed in Greater Houston.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The challenges nurses face in the ongoing pandemic, dealing with more drivers returning to the roads, and a conversation with area climbers whose sport is now part of the Olympics.
Posted on · Biles looked happy and relieved after dismounting the four-inch-wide beam, smiling and waving at the crowd to roaring applause. She's still dealing with the "twisties" but has found ways to cope.
Posted on · Star gymnast Simone Biles is set to return for the balance beam event. Over the weekend, some athletes had a chance to reach the podium but fell short. Still, the U.S. leads the medal count at 64. China is hard on its heels with 62 medals, 29 of which are gold.
Posted on · "We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow - Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!!" USA Gymnastics said. Biles has withdrawn from other events.
Posted on · On Friday's show: A court ruling the long-running firefighter pay saga, and channeling a sense of guilt over having "made it" -- when others did not -- in order to make a difference.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: An analysis of Census Bureau data shows 54 percent of Houstonians saw a drop in employment since the beginning of the pandemic. That's higher than the rest of the state -- and the rest of the country.
Posted on · The U.S. continues to lead all countries with 30 medals at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. But the country's most decorated gymnast has exited competition due to stress and concerns over her own well-being.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The latest on a fatal chemical incident in La Porte, the CDC says vaccinated people should wear masks in certain situations, the week in politics, and country musician Rodney Crowell.
Posted on · U.S. star Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast of all time, pulled out of the competition after the first apparatus — the vault. It's a devastating development for the U.S. women's team.
Posted on · On Monday's show: Public health officials deal with a "fourth wave" of COVID-19, and we begin a weeklong series exploring summer Olympic sports played here in the Houston area starting with a visit to a local table tennis academy.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: State lawmakers look to break quorum in the special session of the Texas Legislature in a second attempt to block controversial GOP legislation critics have slammed as voter suppression.
Posted on · Richardson has accepted a one-month suspension after testing positive for THC, the main psychoactive component of marijuana.