Sports

Inaugural Houston Sports Awards Honors Legendary No. 34s

After a banner year for Houston sports in 2017, it was time to show our local athletes some love.

02/09/2018 Photography by Marco Torres

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many, many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

#HoustonStrong

In Photos: The Houston Texans Play Their First Home Game

The team lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars, but spirits post-Harvey remained high.

09/11/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Menswear

You Can Officially Dress Like JJ Watt Now

The defensive end's first shirt collection is a Texans fan dream come true.

07/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Menswear

J.J. Watt Teases His Forthcoming Fashion Collection

The defensive end is flexing his design muscles this summer.

06/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Get Out

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend

Our weekly guide to the best in town

05/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

Q&A

Is J.J. Watt A Budding Style Icon?

J.J. Watt talks style, the trouble with shopping and his date night look at the Nordstrom launch of Mizzen + Main.

02/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Grocery Games

Scott McClelland Tells You Where and What to Eat in Houston

From hummus to the Heights, the president of H-E-B Houston shares his top picks.

11/18/2016 By Alice Levitt

sports

What We've Learned, One Month into Football Season

The latest on J.J. Watt's back, the H-Town Takeover, and the Big 12

09/28/2016 By Adam Doster

ESPYs

Watch Lindsey Vonn Make J.J. Watt Blush at the ESPYs

Stars, they're just like us: easily embarrassed by groin jokes.

07/14/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Tune In!

PSA: Houstonians Take Over The Tonight Show

Set your DVRs! Hometown favorites Jim Parsons and J.J. Watt chat with Jimmy Fallon tonight.

06/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

eye candy

Breaking News: JJ Watt Takes Shirtless Pic

"You know when the light catches you at the right angle? I was like, okay, that has to go out. You don't look like that every day."

06/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Eye Candy

Here Are Pictures of Your Boyfriend, J.J. Watt, Looking Fine at the Super Bowl

It'll be a long, slow spring and summer before training camp starts, so enjoy Justin James in all his preppy glory while you can.

02/08/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

TV

Back to the School of HBO’s Hard Knocks: Texans Edition, Episode 3

Is it already time for another How Can JJ Watt Be Human moment?

08/26/2015 By Chris Skiles

TV

Back to the School of HBO’s Hard Knocks: Texans Edition

Recapping the first two episodes of this season's Texans-centric Hard Knocks, F-bombs and all.

08/20/2015 By Chris Skiles

essay

In Praise of Kitsch

Houston is the town too busy for taste, where the only relevant question is, "Does it look cool?"

05/04/2015 By Cort McMurray

Features

Watt’s Inside

A star becomes a superstar.

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

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