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DeAndre Hopkins, Adidas Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Houston Texans star receiver DeAndre Hopkins signed an agreement Tuesday to partner with Adidas and be the headlining promoter of the sportswear company's football Adizero franchise. Matt Young of the Houston Chronicle reported the news...Show More Summary

J.J. Watt still working on the side as Texans begin OTAs

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has a cool new logo, and also some free time on his hands. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Watt wasn’t among the Texans practicing at the start of OTAs, as he recovers from offseason groin surgery. Watt, the defending NFL defensive player of the year after a…

Houston Chronicle Business Columnist Calls for Exxon Climate Denial Investigation, Slams Paxton, Cites DeSmog Research

In case you missed this excellent article over the weekend, “Exxon Mobil documents call for a thorough investigation,” Houston Chronicle business columnist Chris Tomlinson cites DeSmog’s research in a hard-hitting call for state attorneys...Show More Summary

Mexican-American textbook stirs cultural debate in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — A textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/244zWSq ) reports the book describes Mexican-Americans...Show More Summary

Sometimes, Reporters ?Should Clean Up Ungrammatical Quotes

A few weeks ago, sportswriter Brian T. Smith wrote a column for the Houston Chronicle about an outfielder for the Astros, Carlos Gomez, who has gotten off to a slow start this season. Smith interviewed the Dominican-born Gomez and quoted him exactly, relaying his words as follows: “For the last year and this year, I not really do much for this team. Show More Summary

‘White power’-screaming anti-Muslim racists outnumbered 5-to-1 by Texas counter-protesters

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Texas protesting an Islamic center on Saturday were swarmed by counter-protesters who supported the Muslim community, the Houston Chronicle reports. With one side carrying Confederate flags and the other chanting “Stop the hate, stop the fear, Muslim people are welcome here,” the two...

Report: Kenny Smith No Longer a Candidate For Rockets Head Coaching Job

Kenny Smith won’t be roaming the sidelines as the head coach of the Houston Rockets next season, according to a report from the Houston Chronicle. Smith, who played for the Rockets The post Report: Kenny Smith No Longer a Candidate For Rockets Head Coaching Job appeared first on SLAMonline.

Houston Paper Sorry After Quoting Dominican Player’s Broken English

Houston Chronicle Editor Nancy Barnes told Journal-isms on Friday, "We sincerely apologize for any offense that was taken" when a Chronicle sports columnist quoted a Latino ballplayer speaking in broken English, angering the ballplayer...Show More Summary

Carlos Gomez says Chronicle columnist used his quotes “to ridicule me”

Houston Astros’ center fielder Carlos Gomez is still upset about the way Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith quoted him in a piece last week. In that column, which is largely Smith saying Gomez hasn’t produced the way fans had...Show More Summary

Texans plan to bring back rookie LB they just released

At this time of the year, 90-man rosters are almost always in flux. Per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans plan to re-sign a rookie linebacker they just cut. Eric Lee was waived Tuesday with a designation that Lee failed to disclose a physical condition, which in this case is a knee issue.…

Frank Vogel: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Coach's Future

The Houston Rockets have reportedly spoken to Frank Vogel's representation about the team's head coaching vacancy, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. The Indiana Pacers didn't retain the 42-year-old after the Toronto...Show More Summary

Kenny Smith: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Former Rockets Star

Current TNT analyst Kenny Smith will reportedly interview for the Houston Rockets' vacant head coaching position Tuesday. Mark Berman of Fox 26 and Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reported the news Monday. The Rockets are also reportedly scheduled to interview former Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Trump May Have Triggered a Surge in Latino Citizenship Applications and Voter Registration

Donald Trump is broadly unpopular with Latinos; that's a fact. Still, general polling sentiment is one thing, and actual November votes are another. According to both anecdotal evidence and data in a new Houston Chronicle piece, though,...Show More Summary

Matt Slauson to Chargers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Free-agent offensive lineman Matt Slauson signed a two-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle and Adam Caplan of ESPN. Slauson, 30, was cut by the Chicago Bears this offseason after three years with the team. You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Bernard Pierce Reportedly Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Free-agent running back Bernard Pierce reportedly has been suspended for the first two games of next season. ESPN's Field Yates and Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported Bernard's suspension, though neither report cited a reason for the punishment. The 24-year-old Pierce has played four seasons in the NFL. Show More Summary

Carlos Gomez Calls Out Columnist For Quoting Him Poorly

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

On Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle’s Brian T. Smith wrote a column about Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez’s slow start to the season. Aside from curiously singling out Gomez—rather than, say, the struggling pitching staff (closer Ken Giles has a 9.26 ERA!)—as a big reason the Astros are stumbling early in the season, there wasn’t much to the column. Show More Summary

Texans sign three draft picks

The Houston Texans managed to get half of their draft class signed to contracts on Thursday. According to Aaron Wilson and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans signed fourth-round running back Tyler Ervin, and fifth-round picks, safety K.J. Dillon and defensive tackle D.J. Reader, to their four-year rookie contracts. The trio were the…

Amobi Okoye Comments on Health, Potential NFL Comeback, More

Amobi Okoye, a former first-round pick of the Houston Texans, said he is preparing for another comeback after overcoming a terrifying illness. Per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Okoye said he is up to 300 pounds and back in football shape. Show More Summary

Houston Columnist Criticized Over Carlos Gomez Quote

3 weeks agoSports : The Big Lead

Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith wrote a column about Houston Astros centerfielder Carlos Gomez’ poor start. He (...)

Justin Bieber Sued After Poorly Chugged Beer Bong Incident

Justin Bieber's alleged lack of prowess with a beer bong could cost him $75,000, the Houston Chronicle reports. The singer was hanging out at Cle nightclub in Houston post-gig on April 9 when he grabbed a beer bong that was being passed around. According to a lawsuit filed by...

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