Sports

Drake to Present Game Ball at Manchester Derby Because Why Not

The rapper's complicated history with Manchester football teams is even weirder than his relationship to Houston.

07/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

5 Stand-Up Paddling Spots to Try This Summer

These waterways will show you what's SUP, no matter your paddle-boarding speed.

07/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Cutting edge

Bored? Try Recreational Axe Throwing

A guide to Houston’s latest adrenaline rush.

07/17/2017 By Kara Fields

Fri-yay

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 14–16

Shopping, sporting, tai chi-ing—all in one weekend.

07/13/2017 By Spencer Vogel, Arman Badrei, and Kara Fields

Sports

Bye-Bye Beverley: The Rockets Trade Three Players for Gold-Medalist Chris Paul

Daryl Morey continues his relentless pursuit of a championship with another major shakeup.

06/29/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Ice House

A Huge-Across-the-Pond Game Is Coming to Houston

On July 20, the Manchester Derby will be played outside of England—and here in the Bayou City—for the first time in its 136-year history.

06/22/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sports

ICYMI: The Houston Astros Are Dominating Baseball

How did this once-disappointing team go from one of baseball’s worst to potential historic greatness in only four short years?

06/09/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Giving Back

A Stutter Can't Stop Astros Star George Springer

At the outfielder's annual bowling classic this weekend, proceeds will go towards CAMP Say, helping youth who stutter.

06/09/2017 By Allyson Waller

Charity

JJ Watt Stuffs Duffle Bags for Foster Kids

The Texans defensive end teamed up with Mattress Firm to encourage foster kids across Houston.

05/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Sports

Hot Shots: Scenes from the 2017 JJ Watt Charity Classic

Can the Houston Texans play softball? They can for a good cause—and when Arnold Schwarzenegger is watching.

05/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Marco Torres

Sports

Besides Choosing a New Quarterback, How Did the Texans' Draft Stack Up?

The team picked up several players who will hit the field immediately and lay a foundation for the future.

05/04/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Sports

The Texans Made a Major Move for a Quarterback in Round 1 of the NFL Draft

Rick Smith and Bill O’Brien push their chips in on Deshaun Watson.

04/28/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Football

Texans Mock Draft, Part 2: Choosing a QB Late in the Game

What could the draft look like if the Texans don't target the QB position early?

03/23/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Football

Texans Mock Draft, Part 1: Picking a Quarterback Early

Will the Texans look for their future quarterback in the NFL draft? In this scenario, they pick one early on.

03/22/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Ice House

Carlos Beltran Returns to Houston, with a World Series in Mind

Could the Astros be the Lastros no more?

03/21/2017 By Adam Doster

Football

Texans Review: The Free Agency Period

The team let several players walk and didn’t try to bring in anyone new. What does that mean for the future?

03/20/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

sports

With Brock Osweiler Gone, Larger Questions Loom for the Texans

Will the team re-examine the processes that led to this mistake?

03/09/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Sports

A Texans Perspective on the NFL Scouting Combine

How will the workouts and drills affect Houston’s draft plans?

03/09/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Sports

After the Trade Deadline, the Houston Rockets Prepare for the Stretch Run

Will Lou Williams put the team over the top, or will they fall just short of a title?

03/06/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Sports

Texans Offseason Series, Part Eight: Defensive Backs

Will the Texans bring back A.J. Bouye, and if so, what happens to the other cornerbacks on the roster?

03/06/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto