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

Slideshow

Swoope-ing In

07/31/2013

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 2–4

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

07/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Web Exclusive

Behind the Scenes: Our J.J. Watt Photo Shoot

Exclusive behind-the-scenes video: Texans superstar J.J. Watt sits down with us for a rare photo shoot.

07/29/2013 Videography by Peter Holley

Sports

Girl Fight

A Houston Roller Derby aficionado demystifies the hard-hitting sport.

06/21/2013 By Erika Vazquez

Astrodome

A Modest Proposal for the Astrodome

Here is an idea for the Eighth Wonder of the World that no one has thought of yet

04/18/2013 By Terry Doody