As an associate editor, Adam writes and edits news features for Houstonia. He moved to Houston in March 2016 from Chicago, where he'd been freelancing. “Field of Schemes,” his piece in The Atlantic about the Field of Dreams movie site in Iowa, was named a Livingston Award finalist in national reporting. He's also written for Sports IllustratedFast CompanyESPN the Magazine, the New York Times, and Grantland, among many others. 

Adam grew up in Chicago’s south suburbs and graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007. He likes to watch White Sox baseball games, drink decent beer, and read novels, sometimes all at once.

The Big Game

The True Quarterback of Super Bowl LI Isn't Who You Think It Is

Sallie Sargent has spent years — yes, years — planning everything but the game.

12/30/2016 By Adam Doster

News

Texas’s 2016 Execution Tally Was the Lowest Since 1996 — Here's Why

Houston-based Texas Defender Services is trying to ensure the judicial system functions properly even in the most extreme circumstances.

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Time to Gun

The Texas Duck-Hunting Tradition

A novice tries to understand the appeal of a pastime with deep roots in coastal Texas

12/29/2016 By Adam Doster

Bayougraphy

Chuck Norris: Martial Arts Legend, Water Bottler

If you’re Chuck Norris, and you find a nearly unlimited source of amazing water yards from your bedroom, what’s your next step?

12/28/2016 By Adam Doster

Dept. of Partially Solved Mysteries

The Barbara Jordan Recovery Center Is Now a Historical Landmark

An “adaptive mixed-use renovation project” is coming to the Fifth Ward’s old hospital.

12/20/2016 By Adam Doster

The Not-Very-Good League

The Texans Look Playoff Bound, and Also Pretty Bad

On the Texans, their division chase, and buyer's remorse

12/14/2016 By Adam Doster

Clutch City

The Rockets Look Like Real Contenders

James Harden is rolling. His Rockets might be legit.

12/07/2016 By Adam Doster

A Time to Heal

The Future of UH Football Does Not Include Tom Herman

With their hotshot coach bolting for UT, the Cougars must regroup.

11/30/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

From HERO to Robin Hood: A Primer on the Upcoming Texas Legislative Session

Four issues to watch for when the legislature reconvenes in January

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

Coach Mike Davis Is Playing It Forward at TSU

What is the man who replaced Bobby Knight doing in Houston? Winning.

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Travel

Taking on the Gulf of California in Cabo San Lucas

The nightlife here is legendary, but Cabo’s endless athletic options are often overlooked.

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Hoops

The Best College Basketball in Houston

It might be a football town, but college basketball is alive and well in Houston.

11/15/2016 By Adam Doster

Politics

At a Loss: The Aftermath of Two Very Different Election Night Watch Parties

Neither a local politician's race nor the presidential election provided the results these parties watched for last night.

11/09/2016 By Adam Doster and Marianella Orlando

NFL

Andre Johnson Is the Best Texan in History

The 35-year-old receiver hangs it up, quietly as ever.

11/02/2016 Photography by Adam Doster

Go Coogs

Tom Herman: Will He Stay or Will He Go?

UH's head coach is still the hottest commodity in football.

10/27/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

Betting on the Fate of Gambling in Texas

At Naskila, the Alabama-Coushatta tribe hopes to keep the lights on inside its 24-hour gaming facility as Texas tackles its right to operate a casino.

10/24/2016 By Adam Doster

Ice House

The Woman Who’d Rather Die Than Vote

The story behind the obituary of one Houston spitfire who’d do anything to skip voting this November

10/24/2016 By Adam Doster

Hidden Houston

In Houston, History Hides in Plain Sight

The city’s most important movers and shakers aren’t always where you’d expect to find them.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt and Adam Doster

Hidden Houston

The Best DPS in Houston

Yes, a best DPS office does exist—and it’s pretty amazing.

10/24/2016 By Adam Doster

Hoops

Can the Rockets Shoot Themselves to a Title?

With a new coach and system, the Rockets want to turn the page on an ugly 2016.

10/19/2016 By Adam Doster