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Behold the Rare Presidential Photobomb

The 45th President of the United States of America is hogging a lot of the media attention these days, but the 43rd got his second in the spotlight Wednesday—and it was almost literally a second. The Houston Chronicle reports George W. Bush was caught on camera walking behind Fox...

Teen Who Had Sex With Young GF Faces Harsh Consequences

A Texas mom says her family is "going through hell" as they wait to see if a Harris County juvenile judge will label her 14-year-old son a sex offender. The seventh-grader's attorney, Joseph Gutheinz, tells the Houston Chronicle his client is being charged with aggravated sexual assault after having sex...

Foodie Destination Set to Open Downtown in Early 2018

Over a dozen spots for food/drink to come... Over a dozen new spots to eat and drink will open in one glorious spot in downtown Houston come early 2018, reports the Houston Chronicle. A sprawling food hall will open at 712 Main Street — in The Jones on Main in the JPMorgan Chase building, which was formerly the Gulf Oil Building. Show More Summary

Texans sign Deshaun Watson and two more picks

The Texans are taking the field for a rookie minicamp today, and they might have everybody signed before the get there. Via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have signed first-rounder Deshaun Watson, along with  second-round linebacker Zach Cunningham and fifth-round cornerback Treston Decoud. Earlier in the day they reached deals with their two…

Texans keep it going, sign fourth-rounder Carlos Watkins

The Texans are busy this morning. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have also agreed to a deal with defensive tackle Carlos Watkins, the second of their two fourths. Earlier today, they signed tackle Julie’n Davenport. Watkins is going to have a chance to play early, as the Texans aren’t anticipating Vince…

Texans sign fourth-rounder Julie’n Davenport

The Texans continue to get draft picks under contract, with the latest for a player they’re hoping develops quickly. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have agreed to the standard four-year deal with fourth-round pick Julie’n Davenport. The tackle from Bucknell has prototypical left tackle measurables, but he’s going to need…

Report: Houston Dismissed MLB Prospect After He Posed With Bong, Fought Teammate

last weekSports : Deadspin

The Houston Chronicle reported on Wednesday that Houston pitcher Seth Romero has been dismissed from the Cougars’ program. The dismissal was triggered by a fight between Romero and a teammate, and seems to have been the final straw for Houston coach Todd Whitting. The dismissal marked the third time Whitting has had… Read more...

Texans start signing picks, starting with their seventh-rounder

The Texans have started the process of signing draft picks, and they’ve started at the bottom of the list. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have finalized their four-year deal with center Kyle Fuller. The seventh-rounder from Baylor is going to compete for a backup job at both center and guard.…

Patty Mills to start Game 5 for Spurs

Here’s the Houston Chronicle reporting on the Rockets’ current playoff opponent, the Spurs, who are without starting point guard Tony Parker for the remainder of the postseason: Guard Patty Mills will move into the Spurs’ starting lineup for Game 5 against the Rockets on Tuesday, replacing Dejounte Murray who had started the two games since Tony Parker’s season-ending [...]

Quarterback “competition” in Houston won’t be a real one

Texans quarterback Tom Savage has declared himself to be “super ready” for the competition with rookie Deshaun Watson. Actually, Savage doesn’t need to be ready at all. As John McClain of the Houston Chronicle explained the situation on Tuesday’s PFT Live, there is no true competition. Savage is the starter, and he’ll remain the starter…

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers: Houston Chronicle. May 6, 2017 "Let's see if the wetback can swim." With those words, Officer Terry Denson tossed Joe Campos … Click to Continue »

Texas Might Ditch Its Mandatory Vehicle Safety Inspection After 67 Years

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Texas senate just voted to get rid of the state’s mandatory vehicle safety inspection, The Houston Chronicle reports. This means all noble Texans should get ready to head to a scrapyard, buy whatever clapped out piece of crap their heart has been yearning for all these years, and enjoy the open road. The shoulder… Read more...

Report: Brian Gaine interviewing for Bills G.M. job Thursday

The Bills have reportedly lined up another candidate for their General Manager job. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have granted director of player personnel Brian Gaine permission to interview with the team on Thursday. Gaine joined the Texans in 2014 after leaving the Dolphins when they hired Dennis Hickey as their…

Arizona Cardinals 'in talks' with QB Blaine Gabbert

The Cardinals are “in talks” with quarterback Blaine Gabbert, a free agent, according to the Houston Chronicle, which cited an anonymous source.        

Ryan Anderson excited to reach 2nd round

Here’s the Houston Chronicle with some insight on Rockets forward Ryan Anderson, who isn’t used to reaching the second round of the playoffs and is obviously excited about it: Rockets forward Ryan Anderson found himself in the second round for just the second time in his career, having advanced past the first round in his first playoff experience, [...]

KIPP Calls for End of Debate and More Disposable Teachers

My response below to Mike Feinberg's op-ed in the Houston Chronicle:It's that time of year again when thousands of exhausted KIPP Model teachers are anticipating their final teaching days and hoping to recover from the regular traumas of working in "no excuses" charters like KIPP. Show More Summary

FBI Raids Several Offices of Houston-Based Engineering Firm and Laredo Government

Houston Chronicle reports, “A four-city FBI sweep targeted a Houston-based engineering company and a slew of local government offices in Laredo with daylong raids in an investigation still shrouded in mystery.” An attorney for Dannenbaum...Show More Summary

Judge mulls review in lawsuit over disabled voter access

A federal judge says he is considering an independent review of the Houston-area's polling locations to ensure they are accessible to disabled voters. The Houston Chronicle reports ( the possible … Click to Continue »

Ex-Harris County investigator gets probation in theft case

An ex-Harris County district attorney's office investigator must serve five years' probation and repay $157,000 in an evidence theft case involving rare comic books. The Houston Chronicle ( ) reported … Click to Continue »

Brad Kaaya visits Texans

The window for pre-draft visits closes this week and the Texans have squeezed in one more meeting with a quarterback before the time is up. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team had University of Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya in for a visit on Wednesday. They also met with Texas Tech’s Patrick…

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