Houston Texans, Year Three

Lest you think that the only baseball and the Stros are the only sports subjects addressed on this blog, we bring you a review of the first weekend of college football. I generally ignore football until the National Football League … Continue reading

Qualities of a good football coach

Houston Chronicle sportswriter Mickey Herskowitz passes along this story about those two NFL coaching icons, George Halas and Vince Lombardi: One recalls the story of George Allen, who was hired off the staff of George Halas in Chicago to coach … Continue reading

UT honors Dr. Denton Cooley

Dr. Denton Cooley is one of Houston’s many legendary doctors who have helped build the Texas Medical Center into one of the world’s great medical centers. Dr. Cooley founded The Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, and he … Continue reading

There is still hope for the BoSox

Bob Ryan‘s calm personnel analysis in the Boston Globe reflects that the Yankees’ acquisition of Alex Rodriguez over the weekend does not necessarily mean that the Yankees’ lineup this season will be significantly better than the Red Sox. For the … Continue reading