Bronze and gone: In a shocker, Bolt takes third at worlds

LONDON (AP) — One final time, Usain Bolt peered down the last 50 meters of his lane and saw sprinter upon sprinter running footsteps ahead of him. One final time, the World’s Fastest Man furiously pumped the arms and legs on his gangly 6-foot-5 frame, desperately trying to reel in all those would-be winners as […]

Slow start can’t stop Bolt in debut at last worlds

LONDON (AP) — It was classic Bolt. The World’s Fastest Man saved his best for last. Lumbering out of the starting blocks and closer to last than first for half the race, Usain Bolt sped away nonetheless to an easy victory in his opening 100-meter heat Friday at his final world championships. His time — […]

What to Watch for As Texas College Football Returns – Houston Press

Houston Press What to Watch for As Texas College Football ReturnsHouston PressSay this about Tom Herman and his short tenure at Houston: He knew how to generate hype. Major Applewhite doesn't seem to be the type of head coach who is going to go around kissing every player, getting grills or feuding with sports talk […]

Welcome back! Charlie Pallilo returns to Houston sports talk radio in a big way – CultureMap Houston

CultureMap Houston Welcome back! Charlie Pallilo returns to Houston sports talk radio in a big wayCultureMap HoustonAfter a nine-month absence, Charlie Pallilo is returning to Houston sports talk radio. Gow Media announced on Wednesday that Pallilo will appear regularly on the two sports radio stations owned by the Houston-based multi-platform media company. Earlier …and more »

Texas, A&M, Houston among schools taking steps to improve player safety with new practice helmets – Dallas News

Dallas News Texas, A&M, Houston among schools taking steps to improve player safety with new practice helmetsDallas NewsA nose for the ball is something coded into college football players after years of playing the sport, regardless of the situation. Whether it's in a game, during 7-on-7 in the summer or in walkthroughs, instinct is going […]

Watson’s wait gives Texans odd QB dynamic – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle Watson's wait gives Texans odd QB dynamicHouston ChronicleThe other 98 had just watched Tom Brady brilliantly steal Super Bowl LI from Matt Ryan in Houston, and have spent their entire football lives having the invaluable importance of franchise quarterbacks drilled into their brains. Some of the local pro …and more »