NFL

Sports |
January 21, 2013

Are the Houston Texans Doomed?

The Texans' month-long dive from top team in the AFC to number three seed with no bye week has fans and sports scribes talking like the franchise didn't even make the playoffs. …

Sports |
January 21, 2013

No Wins, No Glory Hole

Cowboys fan and Grantland writer Bryan Curtis ponders Jerry Jones as the contemporary version of the Texas oilman while wondering if the team will ever hit a gusher. …

Sports |
January 21, 2013

How ’Bout Them Cowboys?!

The ones at Cowboys.com, that is. A URL the Dallas Cowboys failed to buy is now a "an online dating community for men who enjoy the same country living lifestyle."…

Religion |
January 20, 2013

Jailhouse Flock

What is ex–football star Bill Glass’s plan for reforming hardened prison inmates? God is in the details.

Roar of the Crowd |
February 1, 1999

All-American Troy

All-American Troy THANK YOU, SKIP HOLLANDSWORTH, for showing who Troy Aikman really is: a fierce competitor, a team player, and most of all, a human being [“The Real Troy Aikman,” December 1998]. What he has done on and off the field has made him the best quarterback in the…

Books |
November 1, 1998

Grumpy Old Man

Dan Jenkins has just published his eighth novel. It’s called Rude Behavior. Spend a few hours with him and you’ll know why.

Sports |
September 30, 1998

Running Right

Forget about the hair (and the tattoos). Ricky Williams has his head screwed on straight, which is why he’s still playing football at the University of Texas.

Sports |
January 1, 1996

Spoils Sports

Oilers owner Bud Adams is hightailing it to Nashville; Drayton McLane may move the Astros too—or sell. In Houston and across the country, rooting for the home team is quickly becoming a thing of the past.