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Quarterback competition gets underway at Texans camp

The Texans held their first practice of training camp on Saturday with a session that also resumed the competition for the team’s starting quarterback job. Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle reports that Brian Hoyer got most of the work with the starting offense and that his short passes were “crisp and on target.” Ryan Mallett also…

A Texas lawmaker just compared Planned Parenthood to Nazi Germany

A Texas state representative compared Planned Parenthood to Nazi Germany at a rally at the Texas capitol on Tuesday following the release of "sting" videos by an anti-abortion group, the Houston Chronicle reported. “To find out thatShow More Summary

Texas DA Finds 'Help' for Sandra Bland Probe

Elton Mathis won't be investigating Sandra Bland's death all alone. The Waller County district attorney has called in two lawyers to lead an "oversight committee" designed to advise the DA's probe, the Houston Chronicle reports. Whether defense attorneys Darrell Jordan and Lewis White can help figure out how Bland died...

PFT Live 7/27: John McClain, Dan Wetzel

Mike Florio breaks down the latest news from around the NFL with the help of John McClain (Houston Chronicle), Armando Salguero (Miami Herald), Larry Holder (, and Dan Wetzel (Yahoo! Sports).  

PFT Live: May take until 2016 to see explosive Clowney of old

John McClain from the Houston Chronicle dishes on the adjustments Bill O’Brien has had to make as an NFL head coach and explains that despite glowing reports, the Texans will take it easy with Jadeveon Clowney.

Texas Poised to Let An Unfairly Prosecuted Person Walk, For Once

The number of criminal charges against Rick Perry has been cut in half, thanks to a Texas court. On Friday, reports the Houston Chronicle, the 3rd Court of Appeals tossed out the charge that the former Texas governor and GOP hopeful had coerced a public official. Show More Summary

Court Says Perry Must Face Abuse of Power Charges

“An appeals court on Friday rejected one of the criminal counts against former Gov. Rick Perry but said he must face the other one in the abuse-of-power case against him,” the Houston Chronicle reports. “Perry was indicted by a grand [...]

BREAKING: Texas Supreme Court Rules Houston Must Repeal LGBT Rights Law Or Place It To Public Ballot

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Via the Houston Chronicle: The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that Houston City Council must repeal the city's equal rights ordinance or place it on the November ballot. The ruling comes three months after a state district judge ruled...Show More Summary

Sandra Bland Told Jailers of Previous Suicide Attempt

When Sandra Bland was being booked into jail, she filled out a form saying she had attempted suicide with pills within the past year, the Houston Chronicle reports. For a reason, she wrote "lost baby." Bland also indicated that she was not feeling suicidal at the time of her arrest,...

Sandra Bland Reportedly Told Jail Staff She'd Previously Attempted Suicide

The Houston Chronicle reports via a Texas state representative and another unnamed source that Sandra Bland told jail staffers in Waller County that she had previously attempted suicide: The information was discussed in a closed meeting...Show More Summary

Arrest Footage Doesn't Show Sandra Bland Striking Officer, Family Rep Says

An representative of Sandra Bland's family said Monday that police dashboard camera footage of her arrest does not show her kicking or otherwise striking the trooper who pulled her over, the Houston Chronicle reports: At a news conference,...Show More Summary

Judge Against Gay Marriage Still Marries People—His Way

A Texas judge who opposes same-sex marriage decided not to resist by refusing to marry couples altogether. Instead, he plans to make them sign a document acknowledging how he feels, the Houston Chronicle reports. "It's to let them know where I stand," says Denton County Judge James DePiazza, who is...

Hole in Shell vessel threatens drilling plan

Rachel Maddow talks to Jennifer Dlouhy, energy reporter for the Houston Chronicle, about the three-foot hole in Shell’s icebreaker vessel and how it could...

Houston Chronicle Seems to Cheer Baylor Dropping Ban on 'Homosexual Acts'

Baptist-affiliated Baylor University has elected to change language in its student sexual conduct policy such that it removes a ban on "homosexual acts" while maintaining that "the biblical understanding that human sexuality is a gift...Show More Summary

A man named Bear killed an alligator to avenge the death of his friend

A man who identified himself to the Houston Chronicle as Bear shot and killed an 11-foot alligator he believed had killed his friend (...)

George Springer Injury: Updates on Astros Star's Wrist and Return

Houston Astros center fielder George Springer departed Wednesday's 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals after suffering a right wrist contusion, according to the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz. Continue for updates. SpringerShow More Summary

Darryl Hamilton, Former MLB Outfielder, Dies at 50

Darryl Hamilton, a former MLB outfielder and analyst for the MLB Network, was found dead on Sunday after a suspected murder-suicide, per Dale Lezon of the Houston Chronicle. According to authorities, Hamilton, 50, was found in one area of the house and Monica Jordan, 44, was found in another. Show More Summary

MLB Network’s Darryl Hamilton killed in apparent murder-suicide

Tragic news out of Houston today – MLB Network analyst Darryl Hamilton was found dead at his home on Sunday afternoon, the victim of an apparent murder-suicide. Some of the details from the Houston Chronicle… Police said officers were sent to the home on an emergency call about a disturbance. Show More Summary

Johnathan Joseph, Texans Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Cornerback Johnathan Joseph, who was entering the final year of his contract with the Houston Texans, signed an extension with the team Thursday, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. The deal will add two more years to...Show More Summary

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