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Recent articles by David:

Olympians compete USA Shooting’s Sporting Clays Cup in Houston

The event is a major fund-raiser for the 2024 Olympics → Read More

World Series: Houston Astros set a record for merchandise sales

Houston set the MLB record for sales during Game 1 and were No. 2 on the all-time list... → Read More

A baseball connection: On Harry Kalas, 'High Hopes' and Astros' broadcaster Todd Kalas

The bulk of late announcer Harry Kalas' Hall-of-Fame career was in Philadelphia but he called Astros games in the 1960s and his son Todd calls Houston games now. → Read More

How Houston Astros pitching kept the Phillies in check in Game 2

Framber Valdez and the bullpen kept the Phillies quiet for most the night as the Astros pulled away with a win in Game 2. → Read More

How Phillies approach bullpen strategy: 'Everybody's available'

Manager Rob Thomson was quick to use lefthanders early in Game 1 against Yordan Alvarez... → Read More

Astros' bullpen finally cracks in 10th inning as Luis Garcia allows homer to J.T. Realmuto

Houston's bullpen quieted the Phillies' rally until Luis Garcia, normally a starter,... → Read More

Philadelphia's Zack Wheeler rested and ready for Game 2 start

Phillies righthander allowed just four hits in 13 innings in two games against San Diego... → Read More

How this crew keeps Minute Maid Park's field in shape. 'We're like geeks.'

From early morning to late at night, Izzy Hinojosa and his five colleagues keep the field... → Read More

Ryan Pressly has hit the right notes at closing time for Astros

Houston reliever has yet to allow a run in postseason after earning a career-best 33... → Read More

Houston vs. Philadelphia: When Astros, Phillies met in 1980 NLCS

The Phillies beat the Astros in five games in the 1980 NLCS in a series that broke Houston’s heart but helped lay the foundation for the city and its baseball frenzy. → Read More

Rice rallies past UAB in chippy game with 22 penalties

A rivalry grudge match between Rice and UAB ended in an Owls victory on Saturday night. → Read More

Gymnast Jonathan Horton's Hall of Fame moment is 'bittersweet'

The two-time Olympic medalist from Houston would prefer to be joined by his 2008 teammates, the last U.S. men's team to win an Olympic medal. → Read More

One of Vin Scully's favorite stories featured a Houston resident

Larry Miggins went to high school with the broadcaster and then had his first home run in... → Read More

10 notable figures, events with Texas ties before Title IX

On the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a look at 10 notable figures and events with Texas... → Read More

Simone Biles and the $1 billion case against the FBI for not acting on the Larry Nassar abuse case

A group of 90 gymnasts filed personal injury claims, citing the FBI's failure to timely investigate sexual assault complaints against sports doctor Larry Nassar → Read More

Christa Williams leads area athletes nominated for Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Josh Beckett, Carla Guidry and Oliver Luck also among area athletes for Texas Sports Hall... → Read More

Roger Clemens gets Hall of Fame vote from Sheryl Swoopes, Clyde Drexler

Newest members of Houston Sports Hall of Fame aren’t shy on opinions about former... → Read More

UH basketball coach Kelvin Sampson’s stamp is all over Houston Sports Awards

The UH basketball program won honors in three categories, including coach of the year,... → Read More

Sports talk radio host Charlie Pallilo parts ways with 97.5 FM

A staple of Houston sports talk radio since the 1990s, Charlie Pallilo will be moving on → Read More

Chad Hedrick still golden 12 years after hanging up Olympic skates

Each of Chad Hedrick’s five medals — one gold, two silver and two bronze — came in... → Read More