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  • Cougar Closeup: Mia Brascia helps bring “H-Town Hustle” to the soccer field

    HOUSTON – Mia Brascia is determined to help University of Houston Soccer reach new heights. Having watched her sister Meghan play for the Cougars, the Las Vegas native made the decision to play for UH. To see how Brascia is bringing the “H-Town Hustle” culture to the field, check out the Cougar Closeup video above!

  • Cougar Closeup: D’Eriq King brings the sizzle as Cougars’ dynamic quarterback

    HOUSTON — D’Eriq King is as dynamic a talent on the football field as you’ll see. The UH junior quarterback started his Cougar career as a wide receiver and on special teams. Now, he’s starting under center and making an impact with his arm and legs. To see why this former Manvel High School star chose to play at UH, what his favorite food is and why Coach Major Applewhite sees a bit of himself in King, check out the […]

  • UH Cougars hold on to Bayou Bucket with 45-27 comeback win against Rice

    HOUSTON – Whenever Rice and the University of Houston face off for the Bayou Bucket there’s plenty on the line. That showed on Saturday as UH had to rally from a 27-17 third quarter deficit to beat Rice 45-27. The Bayou Bucket belongs once again to @UHCougarFB #Cougars #Bayoubucket @CW39Houston pic.twitter.com/iyZPvC0HDT — Mike Rosenhouse (@mikerosenhouse) September 1, 2018 In the Cougars’ first game of the season, junior quarterback D’Eriq King threw for 320 yards and accounted for four touchdowns. Junior […]

  • Texans release veteran punter Shane Lechler as roster gets shortened to 53 players

    HOUSTON – As the Texans cut their roster down to 53 players for the regular season, the team chose to release veteran punter Shane Lechler. Lechler was involved in a training camp competition with rookie Trevor Daniel, and Daniel won out. “Shane Lechler’s one of the best pros I’ve ever been around,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien said. “He was a great leader here, was a captain. In my opinion, he’s a Hall of Fame punter. We try to make decisions […]

  • Texans close out pre-season with 14-6 win over Cowboys

    HOUSTON – It wasn’t the prettiest football, but a win’s a win, especially against the Dallas Cowboys. The Texans finished the pre-season with a 3-1 record, thanks to a 14-6 win over Dallas.  Rookie safety Justin Reid had a first quarter interception that was initially ruled a touchdown. Upon review, Reid was deemed to have stepped out of bounds.  That didn’t stop the Texans from taking the lead though as Alfred Blue ran in from four yards out. In the […]

  • Cougar Closeup: Ed Oliver is ready to cement his legacy as one of Houston’s all-time best

    HOUSTON – Ed Oliver is one of the biggest names in college football. A potential Heisman Trophy finalist, Oliver has lived up to the billing he came into UH with as one of the top prospects in the country. With his NFL future to begin after his junior season, learn more about this horse-riding defensive star lineman in the “Cougar Closeup” video above.

  • Astros extend AL West lead thanks to walk-off win against Oakland

    HOUSTON – While there’s still plenty of baseball left to play, the Astros getting a walk-off win against the Oakland A’s helps improve the chances the World Series champs will repeat as AL West winners.  Tyler White’s home run in the 9th inning against Oakland secured a 5-4 win, which extends Houston’s division lead to 2.5 games over the A’s.   0-2. See ya. @twhite409 pic.twitter.com/XWiVS1Rv8I — Houston Astros (@astros) August 30, 2018 How it came about 😂 pic.twitter.com/YVHXDA4gs0 — […]

  • Texas Children’s Hospital parts ways with nurse following social media post about local measles patient

    HOUSTON — Texas Children’s Hospital has parted ways with a nurse who allegedly posted information about a patient with measles onto an anti-vaccination Facebook page. That page has since been deleted. A statement from Texas Children’s Hospital reads, “We were made aware that one of our nurses posted protected health information regarding a patient on social media. We take these matters very seriously as the privacy and well-being of our patients is always a top priority. After an internal investigation, […]

  • JJ Watt’s foundation breaks down numbers on $41.6 million raised for Hurricane Harvey relief

    HOUSTON – It’s been a year since JJ Watt didn’t just stay as one of Houston’s football heroes, but the Texans defensive end became a hero during Hurricane Harvey. The Justin J. Watt Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund raised $41.6 million. All funds have been distributed to eight nonprofits: All Hands and Hearts, Americares, Boys & Girls Clubs, Baker Ripley, Feeding America, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children and SBP. “I’m fortunate to have been able to be a voice […]