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Bayou Classic Ranked Number One HBCU Classic

The numbers have spoken. Bayou Classic enters its 45th year as the number one ranked HBCU Classic. With 66,550 attendees in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the November 25, 2017, battle on the gridiron between Grambling State University and Southern University, ...

Super Bowl LII: Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots

Two teams. One game. It all comes down to this. On Sunday, February 4, the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will meet in Super Bowl LII (6:30 PM ET, NBC) at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota.

DJ Reader is On a Mission of Love

He was his teacher. He was his mentor. He was his best friend. David Reader Sr. was everything to his son, Houston Texans’ Defensive Nose Tackle David Vernon Jr. or DJ. Four years ago Reader lost his father to a ...

Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver Andre Roberts, Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera and Former Tennessee Titans Head Coach Mike Mularkey Named Salute to Service Award Finalists

The NFL and USAA, the NFL's Official Military Appreciation Sponsor, announced Atlanta Falcons wide receiver ANDRE ROBERTS, Carolina Panthers head coach RON RIVERA and former Tennessee Titans head coach MIKE MULARKEY as the three finalists for the seventh annual Salute ...

NFL, Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Nationwide Launch NFL Hispanic Leaders Alliance Presented by Nationwide

Building off the success of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards, the NFL, together with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and Nationwide are pleased to announce the launch of the NFL Hispanic Leaders Alliance Presented by Nationwide.

Ex-NFL Player and Teacher Aaron Maybin Raises Money to Keep Freezing Baltimore Public School Students Warm

Former NFL linebacker-turned-educator Aaron Maybin has raised money and national awareness about Baltimore students in desperate need of heat and warm gear.

Houston Texans Hire Brian Gaine as General Manager and Extend the Contract of Head Coach Bill O'Brien

The Houston Texans have hired Brian Gaine as general manager and extended the contract of Head Coach Bill O’Brien, the team announced today. Gaine signed a five-year deal and O’Brien was extended for four years, with both deals running through ...

Astros Host Record-Breaking FanFest at Minute Maid Park

Astros fans turned out in force for their World Champion team at today’s 2018 FanFest at Minute Maid Park, breaking attendance records for the event at over 42,000 vouchers distributed. The free fan event featured autograph sessions with current and ...

Leslie Odom, Jr. to Sing America The Beautiful at Super Bowl LII on NBC

Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer LESLIE ODOM, JR. will sing "America The Beautiful" as part of Super Bowl LII pregame festivities at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, February 4, the NFL and NBC announced today. The performance will be televised ...

Rewriting the Record Books at the 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon

Exciting finishes, upset victories, American records, Olympic Trials qualifying times and personal bests highlighted a day that marked another poignant step in the city’s recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in August.

Texan Whitney Mercilus Tackles Life Without Limits For Children With Disabilities

The WithMerci Foundation is pleased to announce cerebral palsy as the 2018-19 partnering disability. Starting February 1, 2018, the application process will be available online at www.withmerci.org to all interested organizations supporting the aforementioned cause. Currently, WithMerci is working with ...

Jordan Greenway Becomes 1st Black Athlete to Make U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

African-American athletes are displaying Black excellence on the ice. Nearly a month after it was announced that 17-year-old Maame Biney made history as the first Black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic speedskating team, Jordan Greenway broke a similar ...

Astros to Host Houston Winter Invitational in February

Tickets for the sixth annual Houston Winter Invitational, which will be held at Minute Maid Park from Feb. 2-4, are available for purchase online now. The tournament will feature six NCAA Division II universities, squaring off in nine games across ...

UPDATED Astros Championship Trophy Tour presented by Mattress Firm Kicks Off Jan. 8

The Astros announced today that the Astros Championship Trophy Tour presented by Mattress Firm will ceremonially kick off on Monday, Jan. 8 at Houston’s City Hall, located at 901 Bagby St. in downtown at 10:30 a.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, ...

Disappointment: Texans Lose Last Game of the Season to the Colts

Every New Year I hear the same statement made by individuals who can’t wait for the clock to hit midnight on December 31st. “New Year, New Me” is what they love to scream as they drink their favorite adult beverage. ...