Too hot to trot

Here's What Houston Celebs Were Up to Last Week

Simone Biles is on the cover of NYMag and Megan Thee Stallion shows her University some love in a new Nike campaign.

11:00am By Shelby Stewart

High Honors

Simone Biles Makes Time's 100 Most Influential List

With an acknowledgment from Serena Williams.

09/17/2021 By Danielle Wright Edited by Shelby Stewart

2021 Olympics

Simone Biles Withdraws from Tokyo Olympics

The native Houstonian is putting her mental health first.

07/27/2021 By Danielle Wright

Team Spirit

Every Houstonian Competing in This Year’s Olympics

How they’re doing and when to watch them. 

07/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt With Jaisal Kalapatapu, Danielle Wright, and Carolina Larracilla

Ready to Rock

4 Houstonians to Watch at the Summer Olympics

From the world's greatest gymnast to a hopeful boxer, here are our favorites.

06/22/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu

Very Houston News 

Simone Biles ... We're Not Worthy

In this week’s installment, we talk about our hometown hero, basketball, and, because sure, Darth Vader. 

05/28/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Nevertheless, she persisted

Chelsea Clinton Talks Olympics and the Power of Persistence Ahead of Virtual Reading Tonight

The former first daughter and bestselling children's author will discuss her newest book, "She Persisted in Sports," with Brazos Bookstore. .

09/30/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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Simone Biles Dishes on Her Beauty Routine

Among the things we learned about the superstar Spring gymnast through her new partnership with Candid: She's a fan of winged eyeliner, and she's not superstitious.

10/07/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Dynamics

Walker County Sheriff's Office Is Investigating What Happened at Karolyi Ranch

Will the famed Huntsville-based coaches be held accountable for any part of the Nassar abuse scandal?

01/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

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

Charity

Simone Biles Goes to the Mattresses for Foster Kids

The Olympic athlete knows firsthand the challenges faced by foster children, and has teamed up with Mattress Firm to help.

02/03/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Courage to Soar

Simone Biles Is Enjoying Her Break

A quick interview with Houston’s Olympic hero, five months after Rio.

01/17/2017 By Adam Doster

Damn, Is It Swimsuit Season Already?

Houston Is Hosting the First-Ever Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Festival

Expect food, music and models, not to mention Simone Biles upside-down in a bikini.

01/10/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Houston Bae in Couture

3 Style Lessons from Simone Biles' Perfect Golden Globes Look

How to rock an amazing red carpet dress when you're 4'9".

01/09/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

October’s Perfect Party

Pride-and-Prejudice edition.

09/19/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Reppin' H-Town

Two Simones from Houston Killed It at the Olympics on Thursday

Spring's Simone Biles fulfilled her gold medal expectations in spectacular style, and Sugar Land's Simone Manuel thrilled with a history-making swim.

08/12/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spring Awakening

The Greatest Gymnast in the World Is in Spring

Gymnastics phenom Simone Biles enjoys having a normal life...for a few more minutes.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy