Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 27–29

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

REAL ESTATE

For Sale: Matt Schaub's Tanglewood Home

No, it's not a stigmatized property.

06/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Civic Pride

Drake Shows the Astros Some of His Houston Love

Could Houston really be the place Drake is referring to in "Started from the Bottom"?

06/13/2014 By Chris Abshire

Sports

Where to Watch (Almost) Every World Cup Team

From Germany to Japan, Australia to Argentina.

06/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

sport

Sick of World Cup Hype? Try International Rugby

The US national rugby team faces off against Scotland in an international friendly on Saturday.

06/06/2014 By Silvia Pera

Sports

A Soccer Team Awaits Its Fans

Its inaugural season under way, the Houston Dash faces an uphill climb—but has many reasons to expect a sunny future.

06/02/2014 By Chris Abshire

soccer

A Dynamo in Brazil

Houston midfielder Brad Davis will be one of the 23 players on the US national team competing in the World Cup next month.

05/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Bayou City Brawlers

The Sports Event to Attend This Weekend: Houston Roller Derby

Forget about the Astros versus the White Sox, and check out The Brawlers versus the Psych Ward Sirens.

05/15/2014 By Sydney Lopez

Football

Luv Ya Earl: Oilers Great to Be Honored a Stone's Throw from Astrodome

Earl Campbell will receive the 4th Annual Charlie Ward Tribute to Excellence award this Saturday.

04/10/2014 By Jeff Balke

Spectacle

The Sam Houston Race Park is Decadent and Depraved

You haven't lived until you've seen camel and ostrich racing.

03/13/2014 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

Different Strokes

Professional golfer Patrick Reed—playing soon at the Shell Houston Open—treats golf as a team sport.

03/03/2014 By John Lomax

Life of Ryan

A Coffee Break with Texas Baseball Royalty

Reid Ryan on the Astros, the farm system, and righting the ship

03/03/2014 By Jeff Balke

Get Off that Couch

Attention, Winter Olympics Junkies

Spring's own gold medalist, Chad Hedrick, to appear at IW Marks

02/14/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Modest Proposals

Tear Down The Dome—and Reliant, Too

Both places are jinxed. No earthly good has ever come from them. They've both got to go.

01/15/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Sports

What Makes a Successful Athlete Retire at the Age of 21?

Increasing awareness of health risks deals another blow to kids and sports.

12/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Domesday 2013

Goodbye to a Stadium

Remembering the Eighth Wonder of the World.

11/06/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Slideshow

Houstonia Tailgate: Texans vs. Chiefs

The Texans might be in a slump, but you wouldn’t know it from watching the enthusiastic fans gathered at Houstonia House.

10/21/2013

Basketball

Meet Rocketgirl, #1 Superfan

Brianne Hodenfield is a bigger Rockets fan than you will ever be.

09/30/2013 By Jeff Balke

Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis's Last Best Chance

At 31, Brad Davis, the Dynamo’s all-star midfielder, is fighting for a place on America’s World Cup team.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

08/01/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Justin Calhoun