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[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Houston Astros New Ownership

As a longtime Astro/Colt 45/Buff fan, I am glad to see the purchase of the Astros finally take place.  We have endured the team’s  worst season in its existence, and there is no bright future immediately in sight.  Drayton McClane, the now previous owner, had clearly allowed the Astros to decay into a team that lost over 100 games this year.
Before we blame him too much, however, consider what he has brought us over the years.  We regularly made trips to the playoffs and one trip to the World Series.
The …

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[23 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Professional sports in a city the size of Houston is often more than just sports. It is a way of life as evidenced by the framed sports memorabilia and sports wear that reflects the local sports teams. It can be an integral part of the city’s culture. The question is: does the sport affect the culture, or does the culture affect the sport?