Imagine my surprise last Friday morning as I traveled southbound on Highway 146 and as usual glanced over toward Bayou Golf Course. What, no players? Can’t be, I thought to myself.
The coronavirus pandemic has taken away a source of joy, as the entire sports world has been shut down. But, the pandemic also has given us sports fans a couple of pretty good things.
March Madness isn’t here because of the coronavirus, which stopped the NCAA from holding it. That doesn’t mean I can’t create a March Madness bracket using the Xbox 360 NCAA Basketball 10 game. Plus, readers can participate in restaurants they miss bracket during the coronavirus.
Area golf courses are not only still open for business; several report that the number of rounds being played has increased. For most area courses, one can make tee times online and at the same time learn about any modifications or restrictions regarding play.
It may seem like the world is coming to a standstill, but our bodies shouldn’t. More than ever, exercise and fresh air are important for relieving stress and anxiety.
Thanks to general manager/head coach/franchise overlord Bill O’Brien, the Houston Texans are now a laughingstock to the NFL. I defended O’Brien about a month ago, but I am now imploring all criticism at O’Brien trading away star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins cheaply.
In less than a year in charge of the Texans’ front office, O’Brien the GM has cost the Texans an elite receiver in DeAndre Hopkins and a former No. 1 overall draft pick in Jadeveon Clowney.
Did the NFL really need one more week in the regular season and two more playoff teams? Tweaks like these are what leagues do when they’re struggling to attract fans. That’s certainly not the case for the NFL.
Galveston’s Storm Simonin won the boys 18-and-under singles title at the Houston March Challenger 2-Day tennis tournament hosted by Bay Area Racquet Club in Clear Lake City.