Despite his ineptitude, the Texans franchise has sought fit to reward head coach/general manager Bill O'Brien with rich contract extensions and increased power and responsibilities within their organization. So, this is what you’re stuck with Texans (0-3) fans.
Let’s see how the Texans look after they go through this next quartet of games against teams not quite as elite as the Chiefs and Ravens before we judge what they can or can’t be this season. Now is not yet the time to panic.
Houston's professional sports teams haven't had the greatest time in recent days.
Under the current circumstances, I’m looking forward to all teams practicing being a return to normality and to giving these teams the best coverage possible.
It’s one feat to coach some of the league’s best arms up to their full potential; it’s a whole other to coach a group of pitchers up to a potential many didn’t realize they even had.
Now is a time to be an example. The more fans are on their best behavior, the lesser the chances are a season debilitating coronavirus outbreak will happen. Carelessness, plus an outbreak, will surely mean no sports for anyone locally. And, I don’t think anyone wants to see that.
During a pandemic, The Daily News staff are among a few dozen people allowed inside Minute Maid Park to watch the Houston Astros in person this season.
Simply put, sports fans need their sports. They’re entertaining and a distraction from life’s troubles, which is something I think everyone could use right now.
If a college football season is able to even happen at all, keeping teams playing only conference games may be the best of not a lot of good ideas. And, if that means the "haves" having a season to themselves, so be it.
On Friday, the NFL’s Washington Redskins franchise announced it would “undergo a thorough review of the team’s name,” which has for so long been offensive to so many — particularly the Native American community.
If the coronavirus doesn’t cause the MLB season to implode, there are actually multiple reasons that a much shorter season could be a blast.
Some of the top sports items to keep an eye on this week include the beginning of youth baseball games in the county, how local high schools continue their summer workouts, a plan to allow the college football season to start on time, and where the negotiations between MLB owners and the players union will go next.
While there continue to be no games because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a good thing sports figures are around to show leadership at a time of civil unrest and righteous outrage when it is sorely needed.
Most sports fanatics in the United States are eagerly anticipating news about if and when the big three — MLB, the NBA and the NFL — will return. Well, last week brought actual news rather than speculation when it comes to MLB.
Among the top sports happenings last week were the release of 2020 NFL team schedules, the season opener for the Korean Baseball Organization, and the continuation of ESPN's 30-for-30 documentary series "The Last Dance."
The Daily News sports desk shares thoughts on MLB's new proposal for a regular season, as well as the latest episodes of "The Last Dance."