Bike Battle

Hardcourt Bike Polo Is Building a Strong Presence in Houston

The sport became popular in the early 2000s in Seattle before spreading across the country and to Texas.

06/06/2023 By Daniel Renfrow Photography by Richard Ramirez II

Breaking Kayfabe

Doomsday Wrestling Brings the Smack Down to H-Town

This zany amateur wrestling group is as much about piling on the laughs as it is the piledrivers, with big characters and plotlines.

05/12/2023 By Daniel Renfrow

Friday Q&A

Up Close and Personal with Rockets Legend Kenny Smith

The Jet discusses life in and out of the NBA, his affinity for the city of Houston, and his new tell-all book "Talk of Champions."

05/05/2023 By Jessica Lodge

March Madness

How to Celebrate the Final Four in Houston This Weekend

From Fan Fest to a March Madness Music Festival featuring Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, and country stars Tim McGraw and Keith Urban.

03/30/2023 By Houstonia Staff


Does Julia Morales Have the World’s Best Job?

We discuss World Series wins, Emmy awards, and Baseball Y’all with the distinguished Houston Astros field reporter.

02/24/2023 By Jessica Lodge


Houston's Major Sports Teams are Led by Black Men

H-Town is currently the only major American city where three of its professional sports teams are led by Black coaches.

02/14/2023 By Jessica Lodge


Wade Phillips Returns to Football as Head Coach of XFL's Houston Roughnecks

Legendary coach, Wade Phillips, has returned to the sidelines as the new head coach and general manager of the XFL's Houston Roughnecks

02/10/2023 By Jessica Lodge

Astros Update

Astros Hire Dana Brown as New General Manager 

World Champion Houston Astros hire Dana Brown, who becomes only Black general manager in MLB.


College Football

Texas College Bowls: Which Teams Made It and How to Watch

As the season comes to a close, here’s when these Texas-based teams will play and how to watch.

12/09/2022 By Jessica Lodge


WNBA Star Brittney Griner Released Back to the United States

After being held in Russian captivity since February 17, the Houston native is now safely returning home.

12/08/2022 By Jessica Lodge


Tiger Woods’s PopStroke Putting Empire Expands into Katy

The entertainment center features 36 holes, a playground and gaming area for the kiddos, a full-service restaurant, an ice cream parlor, and multiple bars.

12/07/2022 By Daniel Renfrow

Fresh and New

The Editor's Guide to Toyota Center's Latest Improvements

Yes, you’ve been to the Legends Locker and the Children’s Memorial Hermann Sky Court, but what about the concept suites?

12/06/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Shop Til You Drop

Former Rocket PJ Tucker to Open Flagship Sneaker Spot in Houston

From Jordan to Nike exclusives, you’ll be able to shop it all here.

11/10/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Hometown Hero

Will Dusty Baker Stay With the Astros? We Now Have an Answer

As the offseason officially begins, the beloved manager is hoped to remain in Houston.

11/08/2022 By Jessica Lodge


Astros World Series Win: Pictures From Houston's Greatest Parade

The Astros paraded through Downtown Houston in celebration of their World Series win.

11/08/2022 By Shelby Stewart


"Mattress Mack" Won an Astonishing $75 Million on World Series Bet

How the furniture store owner wrote the biggest sports betting success story in history.

11/07/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Champions Again!

The Astros Have Won the World Series, But Will They Lose Verlander?

As the confetti settles, the celebration could be bittersweet with the looming idea of losing our ace on the mound.

11/07/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Back and Better

The Houston Roughnecks Are Back—But Will the XFL Stay?

The XFL team will play games at the TDECU Stadium in Third Ward.

10/31/2022 By Jessica Lodge and Shelby Stewart

H-Town It’s Going Down!

How to Watch the Astros Crush the World Series—Without Cable

With a 7-0 postseason record, the Astros are back at home preparing for the main event and here’s how you can watch.

10/24/2022 By Jessica Lodge

#1 FAN

15 Sports Bars With Tasty Bites and the Spectator Spirit

Root for the home team (and good beer) at one of these Houston sports bars.

10/20/2022 By Claire Anderson and Geneva Diaz