| Jan 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I was overjoyed to learn that no one was nominated for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year ("Voters shut out players," Jan. 10). A few nominees, including Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds, were shunned in their first year of...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Major League Baseball and the players association have agreed to take the next step toward eradicating performance-enhancing drugs from the game by expanding random blood testing for human growth hormone to during the season and conducting additional...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults, according to new research.
Swedish residents who ate food containing more than 59 grams --...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:14 PM
I wonder if there are Muslim extremists out there in the ocean trying to find Osama bin Laden's body. There must be. Those people are crazy and I'd put nothing past them. Certainly there are people in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Brooks Robinson went out of his way to thank Peter Angelos and his family for the effort and expense involved in honoring all six of the Orioles greats who are immortalized in bronze on the center field plaza, but that doesn’t necessarily mean...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Earlier this week, Lance Armstrong stepped down as the chairman of the Livestrong Foundation and lost endorsements with Nike, Anheuser-Busch and a host of other sponsors. Last week, the U.S. anti-doping agency released a report detailing allegations of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:49 PM
Roger Clemens is coming back to the Houston-area to play ball. Not for the Astros, but for the Sugar Land Skeeters.
Don’t believe it?
Check out the headline on the Skeeters’ website, 'The Rocket has landed at constellation field.'
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:07 PM
According to the CNN Money, 5 Texas counties are on the top 10 list of best places to find a job.
Ft. Bend County got the number 2 spot with over 78% job growth in the last 10 years. Close to Houston and attractive to energy and engineering firms,...