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.
Trenia Tillis Jones of Tyler Junior College was presented the inaugural Pat Summitt Trophy as the 2014 Russell Athletic/WBCA Junior College/Community College National Coach of the Year, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) anno
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.
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.