The Astros’ cheating scandal, coming on the heels of the Texans’ meltdown in Kansas City, is a low point in the city’s long history of sports failure.
In the wake of the organization's missteps, it must reckon with its culture this offseason.
As Houston begins its playoff run, let’s pause and appreciate the Cy Young contenders who powered this season’s best team in baseball.
The team is abandoning 25-year-old Globe Life Park for a shiny new stadium next door.
Home Run Dugout’s first location, at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, is funded in part by Nolan Ryan’s Ryan-Sanders Baseball, and is just the start of their plans.
The ballpark tradition of serving up improbable foodstuffs to Rangers fans continues.
Plus, host Andy Langer checks in with the Longhorns’ Omaha-bound first baseman, who made national news of his own back in April.
If they keep this up, it’ll be an historic season.
Three new venues—Warstic, the Long Time, and Rocker B Ranch—offer fresh ways to get in touch with your inner baseball fan.
The Astro transformed from a young talent to the team's elder statesman.
Yeah, the Astros really pulled it off.
Meet the furry good luck totem of Houston Heights.
Compared to Super Bowl LI, the World Series has something different to offer Houston.
Bobby Vasquez talks about the best job in the world and a very lucky pair of overalls.
John Bateman died in 1996. So how is he tweeting every single day?
"Good news, kids! The Astros have the chance to win the World Series tonight. Oh, and you're not going trick or treating."
An eleventh inning homer can be dangerous for your health. Play it safe and watch the World Series with friends and a beer.
A mother and daughter carry on a tradition passed down through generations.
Celebrate your fandom under your pants. If you must.
With the team in the World Series for the first time since 2005, it’s time for you to fake it 'til they make it.
Rooting for the ’Stros in enemy territory.
Astros, don’t make Art Acevedo wear a Yankees jersey.
The teams couldn’t come to an agreement about how to relocate the series after Harvey, and there's been serious backlash.
Keeping baseball pure at Kokernot Field, out in far West Texas.
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack, oh, and a two-foot hot dog stuffed in a tamale while you're at it.
Being a sports fan is like falling in love. Sure, it’s a form of madness, but it’s one you can’t explain.
Who needs the playoffs? After years (and years and years) of heartache, Houston has fallen for the Astros all over again.
A massive stadium bond raises the idea that Dallas could claim the Rangers as their own.
...with a $100 million taxpayer commitment.
Baseball, an old and idiosyncratic game, loses and old and idiosyncratic field.
Hungry? You might not be after you learn about the Wicked Pig.
What to watch, read, and listen to this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
An ISD investigation into the Plano East baseball program turned up racial and gay slurs, concussions, a fight club, and more.
The business magazine’s ”30 Under 30” lists were released yesterday—and its sports list surprisingly included two Dallas Stars.
On what it's like to be a beloved minor league baseball mascot.
A tweet gone foul.
Did we witness the worst half-inning in Astros history?
”Put your H's in the air if you with it, mane.”
Between the ”Come and Take It” flag and banning the Dallas skyline, the most appealing thing at the ballpark these days is the cotton candy-flavored hot dog. Ew.
The AL West leaders are having a storybook season—so why isn’t anybody going to the stadium to watch it play out?
Major League Baseball would like you to believe that it’s a low-level employee of the team looking for revenge against his boss, but the real story will be determined by the FBI.
Two months into the MLB season, we’re checking in on baseball’s most surprising team.
Nobody expected much out of the Astros this year, but a month into the season, the team is sitting pretty atop the AL West, five games above .500. How did that happen?
How does Chico the Chihuahua stack up against Ballapeño the anthropomorphized jalapeño? How about Swatson & Moe versus Rocky the Hound?
With the cyclist attempting to let his girlfriend take the blame for an alleged Aspen hit-and-run, he distances himself from the pack of fallen athletic heroes.
Jeff Francoeur hit the first home run in El Paso Chihuahuas history earlier this month—but if it's up to his teammates, he'll go into the history books as "idiot."
How Comcast SportsNet Houston could doom the Astros. A cautionary tale.
Catch a day game, snag a foul ball, and yes, go for that third hot dog.
Today in "wow, that's a crazy photo..."
Spring is in the air, and baseball is on the diamond once again—though the final preseason games between the Rangers and the Astros took place in the musty confines of the Alamodome.