Sam Houston knocks off TCU – MLB.com

MLB.comEppler (2-1) pitched six shutout innings in a 9-4 win in the second game of the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. The right-hander limited the Horned Frogs to…

Illinois starting LB/DE Houston Bates transferring closer to home – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Illinois defense lost one of its returning starters from 2013 this week, as rising senior Houston Bates has decided to transfer closer to his home of Covington, La., to…

Students send drone out to film sights over Houston – Houston Chronicle

Students send drone out to film sights over HoustonHouston ChronicleA recent YouTube video showcased just what a drone and a camera together can reveal, with a bird’s eye view of…

$60M Texas HS football stadium forced to close – Houston Chronicle

$60M Texas HS football stadium forced to closeHouston ChronicleALLEN, Texas (AP) — A $60 million Texas high school stadium that got national attention for its grandeur and price tag will…

New ABC series now in Houston scouting for filming locations – Houston Chronicle

New ABC series now in Houston scouting for filming locationsHouston ChronicleThe source material for the series is a best-selling book written by Lily Koppel, chronicling the real lives of the…

The Fundamentals: Why the Rockets are emerging as championship contenders – SI.com

SI.comHouston, next in line record-wise (along with Portland) behind those four contenders, isn’t trusted in quite the same way. Any claim of the Rockets’ potential for a winning run seems…

Clowney Is Clear-Cut No. 1 for HOU – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThere is much speculation around the NFL about what the Houston Texans will do with the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft. Will the Texans select a…

Houston is a great place to live if you’re cheap (er, we mean ‘frugal’) – Houston Chronicle

Houston is a great place to live if you’re cheap (er, we mean ‘frugal’)Houston ChronicleWhether you consider yourself fiscally responsible or just flat-out cheap, Houston is a great place to…

House scores 19 points, Houston closes with late surge to beat No. 21 Memphis … – Fox News

House scores 19 points, Houston closes with late surge to beat No. 21 Memphis …Fox NewsHOUSTON – Danuel House had 19 points and Houston closed with a surge to beat…

House Leads Houston Over No. 21 Memphis, 77-68 – ABC News

ABC NewsDanuel House had 19 points and Houston closed with a surge to beat No. 21 Memphis 77-68 on Thursday night. TaShawn Thomas added 16 points and seven rebounds for…

Houston College Classic field boasts 6 impressive résumés – Houston Chronicle

Houston College Classic field boasts 6 impressive résumésHouston ChronicleFor the past 13 years, the Houston College Classic has been a who’s who of college baseball. “It’s the premier tournament in…

Man charged with murder in southwest Houston stabbing – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleA 26-year-old Houston man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of another man at a southwest Houston apartment complex. Walter R. Sam Jr. was arrested Feb.…

EquuSearch: Body found in Houston Ship Channel is missing teen – KHOU

EquuSearch: Body found in Houston Ship Channel is missing teenKHOUHOUSTON— EquuSearch officials say the body found floating in the Houston Ship Channel Thursday morning is that of a teenage boy…

rider dies on trail to RodeoHouston – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleThe Beaumont-area riders started their trek to Houston on Feb. 23 and were set to arrive Friday morning. The Northeastern Trail Ride, founded in Cheek, Texas, in 1982, had…

Cop opens fire at downtown Starbucks – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleA Houston police officer shot a robbery suspect Thursday morning outside a downtown coffee shop. The shooting happened about 9:25 a.m. outside the Starbucks at 1000 Dallas near Main,…

RTC: Familiar spot for Houston Texans – ESPN (blog)

RTC: Familiar spot for Houston TexansESPN (blog)The Houston Texans have been here before: Take the best offensive player in the NFL draft, a hometown favorite quarterback or an elite pass-rusher.…

Houston Forecast: Cool, crisp Thursday – KHOU

Houston Forecast: Cool, crisp ThursdayKHOUHOUSTON — Sunshine returns to the Houston area Thursday, but there will still be a few clouds in the sky, according to KHOU 11 News Meteorologist…

Two arrested in case of cabbie killed in SW Houston – abc13.com

Two arrested in case of cabbie killed in SW Houstonabc13.comThe taxi driver was murdered at the Camden Vanderbilt apartments in southwest Houston. Neighbors in the area are breathing a sigh…

Blake Griffin’s 23 points, 16 boards help carry Clips past Rockets – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — The Clippers proved again that they can go nose-to-nose with the Houston Rockets and defend their 1-2 punch of Dwight Howard and James Harden. Blake Griffin had…

Gay Houston couples cheer same-sex marriage ruling – Houston Chronicle

Gay Houston couples cheer same-sex marriage rulingHouston ChronicleNews of a judicial blow to Texas’ ban on same-sex unions brought jubilation to Houston-area gay couples who want to marry in the…

Houston police to disabled vet blocked from restaurant: ‘You don’t need a dog’ – Houston Chronicle

Houston police to disabled vet blocked from restaurant: ‘You don’t need a dog’Houston ChronicleLess than a year after Gov. Rick Perry’s high-profile announcement of a new law protecting people with…

Texas’ ban on gay marriage ruled unconstitutional – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle“The Supreme Court will have to resolve this,” said Blackman, a professor at Houston’s South Texas College of Law. “They’ll have the one from Utah, the one from Virginia,…

Dodgers and Time Warner Cable hope to avoid replay of Houston mess – Los Angeles Times

Dodgers and Time Warner Cable hope to avoid replay of Houston messLos Angeles TimesThe Dodgers are expected to have a much better season than the lackluster Houston Astros, but fans…

Houston Texans Mock Draft Tracker – SI.com

SI.comHouston Texans 2014 NFL Mock Draft Tracker: Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville. Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville (David E. Klutho/SI). What will the Houston Texans do in the 2014 NFL draft? Keep track of…

Abbott, Houston DA announce domestic violence sweep – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleIt was the kind of violent display that landed Blake on Harris County’s Most Wanted Fugitives list and brought Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott to Houston…

Suspect jailed in cab driver’s slaying in SW Houston – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleJock Quinn Wilson is charged with capital murder in the slaying of Donalvon Odell Rhyne in front of the Camden Vanderbilt apartments at 7300 Brompton near Bellefontaine, according to…

Reward offered in case of cabbie killed in SW Houston – abc13.com

Reward offered in case of cabbie killed in SW Houstonabc13.comHouston police have identified the victim as Donalvon Odell Rhyne, 52. He was killed at about 10:45pm Thursday at 7300 Brompton.…

Harden’s Big Night Propels Rockets – ESPN

ESPNHarden helped Houston go ahead by 25 points in the first quarter, 31 in the second and 33 in the third. He shot 11 of 20 from the floor, made…

CPS taking custody of baby found in apartment trash – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleInvestigators later located and interviewed the newborn’s 16-year-old mother, who admitted putting the baby in the dumpster, said Houston Police Department spokesman Victor Senties. Police released few additional details…

Rapper Slim Thug gets his own ‘day’ in Houston – KHOU

KHOUSlim Thug stated that he has done plenty of good deeds for his hometown, and because of his name he didn’t get any recognition from Houston’s mayor. After the national…

Offseason Forecast: Houston Texans – NFL.com

Offseason Forecast: Houston TexansNFL.comPlenty. Gary Kubiak is out in favor of new coach Bill O’Brien, hired to kick-start Houston’s offense. That begins at quarterback, where Matt Schaub is widely viewed…

Whoops! TV crew airs nude man live at Galveston Mardi Gras – Houston Chronicle

Whoops! TV crew airs nude man live at Galveston Mardi GrasHouston ChronicleAt the end of the segment, as Ptashkin kicks back to the folks in Houston, a pair of pale…

Governors erupt in partisan dispute at White House – Houston Chronicle

Governors erupt in partisan dispute at White HouseHouston ChronicleWASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s governors emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama on Monday claiming harmony, only to immediately break…

Thick fog slows Houston drive time, delays coastal shipping – Houston Chronicle

Thick fog slows Houston drive time, delays coastal shippingHouston ChronicleA dense fog advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. throughout the region, including Houston, Pasadena, Missouri City, Pearland and Sugar…

‘Humiliating’ Houston incidents highlight problem of easily faked service dogs – Houston Chronicle

‘Humiliating’ Houston incidents highlight problem of easily faked service dogsHouston ChronicleService dog owners and training organizations are calling for new rules to stop the sale of fake service dog vests…