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James Harden, Rockets dominate late against LeBron James, Lakers in intense, fight-filled win

LOS ANGELES – The newest L.A. star shined and the Lakers fans loved it with all their well-practiced fervor.


Lamar shocks No. 14 Sam Houston State

The Cardinals used a powerful running attack to cruise past the 14th-ranked Bearkats in Beaumont.


Rockets, Lakers embrace atmosphere of LeBron James' home opener

LOS ANGELES - As much as LeBron James' home debut with the Lakers brought a circus atmosphere and media attention in excess of the conference finals, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said it would be better to embrace the scene than to attempt…

Rockets' Mike D'Antoni discusses expectations, pressure surrounding Lakers

LOS ANGELES - With the Lakers' potential greatly increased with the addition of LeBron James, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni can likely relate to Luke Walton as Walton deals with the expectations for the first time. D'Antoni, however, said he…

Rob Gray selected by Pacers' affiliate in G League Draft

LOS ANGELES - Former University of Houston star Rob Gray was made eligible for Saturday's G League Draft with the Rockets using their allotment of four players they could assign that had been with them in the preseason on other prospects.


UH's Ed Oliver sidelined for precautionary reasons during Navy game

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Houston All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver was on the sideline as a precaution after taking an illegal chop block to the knee late in the fourth quarter Saturday against Navy.

Ed Oliver Watch: Early exit vs. Navy


Tracking the University of Houston All-America defensive tackle throughout his final season:


Classic hunting gear that still stands the test of time


Many hunters gearing up for this autumn’s hunting seasons almost can’t help themselves from falling prey to blandishments touting modern technology’s latest shiny objects — a long list that includes such things as hunting-related…

UH rallies to sink Navy, remains unbeaten in AAC play

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On the third-quarter drive that gave Houston its first lead of the game Saturday, it was vintage D'Eriq King.

Saturday, Oct 20


Data mining gets religion as campaigns target voters of faith


Powerful data-mining tools allow today’s campaigns to connect religious voters with their political viewpoints and to micro-target ads to fit their particular brand of faith.

Texans activate Andre Hal from non-football illness list

The Texans cut former Texas A&M outside linebacker Daeshon Hall to create a roster spot for Hal.


Texans rule out Zach Fulton, not traveling for Jaguars game

He isn't traveling with the team for a road game against the Jaguars. Fulton was downgraded from questionable.

Astros' Jose Altuve underwent surgery to repair right knee

General manager Jeff Luhnow did not respond to a request for comment.


Hot start carries Hargrave over Bridge City in rout

The Hargrave Falcons had three possessions in the first quarter. Each of them ended in a touchdown.

Oilers outlast Crusaders


Friday’s matchup between unbeatens Strake Jesuit and Pearland was a true showdown. Not a fabrication as many high school football games are to drum up interest.


Friday night highlights: Weather doesn't stop Jersey Village

Jersey Village led Cypress Falls 23-9 in the third quarter of a huge District 17-6A clash when rainy weather and lightning halted the game.

Magnolia falls to College Station in overtime

MAGNOLIA - The Magnolia Bulldogs were on the verge of knocking off a state champion from a year ago.

Pearland comes from behind against Strake Jesuit to remain unbeaten

Friday's matchup between unbeatens Strake Jesuit and Pearland was a true showdown. Not a fabrication as many high school football games are to drum up interest.

Clear Springs’ 35-point fourth quarter stuns Dickinson

DICKINSON – Kirk Collins cleared many hurdles in advancing to the state meet last spring, but those he conquered Friday will make his track and field exploits pale in comparison.


Shadow Creek beats Friendswood to remain undefeated

FRIENDSWOOD — Friendswood had the game plan and grit.


Lawsuit claims Dynamo's Romell Quioto shared revenge porn

A lawsuit filed against Houston Dynamo forward Romell Quioto alleges that the dissemination of intimate photographs and videos earlier this year purportedly led to emotional distress and the loss of reputation and income of a Honduran…


St. Pius X QB Grant Gunnell sets Texas' career passing yards mark

St. Pius X quarterback Grant Gunnell became the all-time leader in career passing yards in Texas high school football on Friday night.

Scouting report: Rockets at Lakers

When/where: 9:30 p.m./Staples Center; TV/radio: ESPN, AT&T Sportsnet/740-AM, 850-AM, 101.7-FM (Spanish)


Rockets' defense must adjust quickly as LeBron James, Lakers loom

After several days making repairs to their defense after a blowout loss to the Pelicans to open the season, the Rockets will be unable to use many of the corrections against the Lakers.


Ed Oliver’s impact goes beyond his sack total


Routinely double- and triple-teamed, the Cougars nose tackle is a force, one way or another

College football preview: Stephen F. Austin at Houston Baptist

Houston Baptist is on a five-game losing streak.


College football preview: Sam Houston State at Lamar

Sam Houston State lead the all time series against Lamar 28-10-1 and have won seven of the last eight meetings.

Friday, Oct 19


College football preview: Rice at Florida International


Rice running back Austin Walter is third the nation in all-purpose yards (171 per game).

Cardinals fire OC Mike McCoy after blowout loss to Broncos

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy a day after the team was blown out at home by the Denver Broncos on national television.