For the players and fans alike, Final Four weekend wasn’t about watching basketball in an intimate setting. Rather, it was a chance to be part of a record-setting crowd, and a witness to an unforgettable moment in sports history.
Shortly after Roy Oswalt and Lance Berkman signed their one-day personal services contracts to retire as Astros on Saturday, the manager who ushered them into the majors made valid cases for retiring Nos. 44 and 17 in Houston.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a former high school teacher and coach in The Woodlands was sentenced to five years in prison for sending lewd text messages that solicited sex from a 16-year-old girl.
Suspected Fort Hood shooter Spc. Ivan Lopez had recently asked to transfer, claiming he was being taunted and picked on by soldiers in his unit, a senior U.S. official familiar with the investigation told CNN.
Joey Logano, a 23-year-old from Middletown, Conn., won the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday, overtaking Jeff Gordon in a green-white-checkered finish that threatened his day.
Given a chance to validate the optimism they created while winning their first two games of the season, the Astros closed out their first homestand of the year in disastrous fashion Monday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 50 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and other immigration violators during a three-day operation which concluded Thursday.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Fayette County deputies pulled over a truck on I-10 that was hauling watermelons and found that it also contained approximately nearly $1 million worth of concealed marijuana.
The Houston Chronilce is reporting; serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells - a drifter who has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen people, including a 9-year-old girl - was executed Thursday, despite appeals from attorneys who raised concern
Yu Darvish also became the fastest starting pitcher in big-league history to reach 500 career strikeouts, doing so in 401 2/3 innings to eclipse the mark of 404 2/3 innings by former Grand Prairie High star Kerry Wood.