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NBA

Mavs' Carlisle fined $25,000 for criticizing refs after loss

Mavs' Carlisle fined $25,000 for criticizing refs after lossMavericks coach Rick Carlisle fined $25,000 for criticizing refs after Game 3 loss to Rockets
  • NBA
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Houston Dynamo

Dynamo tie Sporting KC 4-4

Dynamo tie Sporting KC 4-4Houston (2-2-4) took a 3-1 lead in the 46th minute before Sporting KC scored three goals in the final 21 minutes.
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Features

Dallas softball player inspired by battle with diabetes

Dallas softball player inspired by battle with diabetesShe's a four-year starter, but now she's cheering on her teammates from the dugout.
  • Features
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
MLB

MLB suspends six players for involvement in brawl

MLB suspends six players for involvement in brawlVentura received the harshest penalty at seven games.
  • MLB
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
NASCAR

Pit road fire breaks out during Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond

Pit road fire breaks out during Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 at RichmondThree crew members were taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.
  • NASCAR
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Mercury

Mercury's Brittney Griner arrested on assault allegations

Mercury's Brittney Griner arrested on assault allegationsBrittney Griner was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct, according to booking information.
  • Mercury
  • 5 days ago
Cars

Boxer Floyd Mayweather buys 100 cars from one dealer

Boxer Floyd Mayweather buys 100 cars from one dealerThey include 16 Rolls-Royces and three Bugattis
  • Cars
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Houston Astros

Happ, Mariners hold off Astros 3-2

Happ, Mariners hold off Astros 3-2J.A. Happ earned his first win with the Mariners as the Seattle bullpen held off the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Houston Rockets

J.J. Watt surprises 12-year-old who nailed National Anthem at Rockets game

J.J. Watt surprises 12-year-old who nailed National Anthem at Rockets gameLong before the Houston Rockets sealed their Game 2 victory against the Dallas Mavericks, young Nicholas Conner dominated on the court with an amazing rendition of the National Anthem.
  • Houston Rockets
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Houston Rockets

Rockets guard Jason Terry fined $5,000 for flopping

Rockets guard Jason Terry fined $5,000 for floppingHouston guard Jason Terry was fined $5,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the league's anti-flopping rules during Game 2 of the Rockets' first-round series against Dallas.
  • Houston Rockets
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Houston Rockets

Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 111-99

Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 111-99Dwight Howard scored 28 points and James Harden added 24 to help the Houston Rockets coast to a 111-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference playoff series.
  • Houston Rockets
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
High School

NFL conflict could force UIL state title games to move

NFL conflict could force UIL state title games to moveIf not Arlington, the only other options for the state title games are Houston and San Antonio
  • High School
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
J.J. Watt

Watch J.J. Watt dance, twerk to celebrate Rockets win

Watch J.J. Watt dance, twerk to celebrate Rockets winJ.J. Watt celebrated the Rockets win over the Mavericks by getting down courtside and dancing Tuesday night at the Toyota Center.
  • J.J. Watt
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Sports

Home opener for the Sugar Land Skeeters

Home opener for the Sugar Land SkeetersThe Sugar Land Skeeters opened their 2015 season Thursday night.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Houston Texans

Houston Texans 2015 schedule released

Houston Texans 2015 schedule releasedThe Houston Texans 2015 regular season schedule features two primetime games in Weeks 5 and 10.
  • Houston Texans
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Crime

Fan busted trying to score free pass into Toyota Center

Fan busted trying to score free pass into Toyota CenterPolice charged the fan with impersonating a police officer
  • Crime
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

Photos: UIL State Soccer Championships

Photos: UIL State Soccer ChampionshipsHOUSTON - Hundreds of the state’s top soccer teams competed in the 2014-15 UIL State Soccer Playoffs. Both the boys and girls teams from Cinco Ranch advanced to the State Tournament.
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Houston Astros

McHugh wins 10th straight as Astros rally past M's 6-3

McHugh wins 10th straight as Astros rally past M's 6-3Jose Altuve helped Collin McHugh win his 10th straight decision with a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning, and the Houston Astros rallied for a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Dallas Cowboys

NFL suspends Dallas Cowboys' Greg Hardy 10 games

NFL suspends Dallas Cowboys' Greg Hardy 10 gamesThe NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of the 2015 season.
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
NASCAR

NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56 after battling cancer

NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes dies at 56 after battling cancerByrnes passed away just two days after 'Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes' race.
  • NASCAR
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Houston Astros

Valbuena hits two HR in Astros' 7-5 victory over Mariners

Valbuena hits two HR in Astros' 7-5 victory over MarinersLuis Valbuena hit a pair of solo home runs, including a go-ahead eighth-inning shot, to give the Houston Astros a 7-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners Monday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 1 week ago
Nation Now

Inspiring Venezuelan man last to finish Boston Marathon in 20 hours

Inspiring Venezuelan man last to finish Boston Marathon in 20 hoursAn inspirational Venezuelan man has become the last finisher of the Boston Marathon, crossing about 20 hours after he started.
  • Nation Now
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
NBA

Rockets pull away from Mavericks to take Game 1

Rockets pull away from Mavericks to take Game 1James Harden scored 24 and Corey Brewer had 13 of his 15 in the fourth to help seal the win.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Sports

UCLA football recruit from Plano West jailed for evading arrest

UCLA football recruit from Plano West jailed for evading arrestOne of the most sought-after college recruits from North Texas has put his scholarship to UCLA in jeopardy.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

More Astrodome seats go on sale today

More Astrodome seats go on sale todayNRG Park has announced that silver, red, orange, and bleacher seats from the Astrodome will go on sale
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Houston Astros

Astros pitching staff combines to 3-hit Angels

Astros pitching staff combines to 3-hit AngelsDallas Keuchel combined with three relievers on a three-hitter
  • Houston Astros
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Houston Dynamo

Clark's putback earns 1-1 draw for Dynamo at DC United

Clark's putback earns 1-1 draw for Dynamo at DC UnitedThe Dynamo (2-2-3) improved their unbeaten run to four of their last five
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel apologizes to Browns, fans

Johnny Manziel apologizes to Browns, fansCleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel released a statement apologizing to fans.
  • Cleveland Browns
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
NCAAF

Accuser sues Jameis Winston over alleged rape in 2012

Accuser sues Jameis Winston over alleged rape in 2012The alleged rape dates back to Dec. 7, 2012.
  • NCAAF
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Houston Rockets

Harden has triple-double, Rockets beat Jazz 117-91

Harden has triple-double, Rockets beat Jazz 117-91James Harden had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in just three quarters.
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Sports

NFL to reinstate Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Friday

NFL to reinstate Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on FridayAdrian Peterson will again be a full-fledged member of the Minnesota Vikings on Friday.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Houston Astros

McHugh Ks 11 in Astros' 6-1 win over Athletics

McHugh Ks 11 in Astros' 6-1 win over AthleticsCollin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one of three homers for the Houston Astros in a 6-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
  • Houston Astros
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
NFL

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murderThe conviction carries a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • NFL
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Dwight Howard will not face child abuse charges

Dwight Howard will not face child abuse chargesThe 6-year-old boy's mother accused Howard of beating the boy with a belt.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
J.J. Watt

Watch this! J.J. Watt tops personal best in box jump

Watch this! J.J. Watt tops personal best in box jumpAre there really any limits to what Houston Texans star J.J. Watt can do?
  • J.J. Watt
  • 2 weeks ago
NBA

Rockets keep Pelicans from closing in on playoffs

Rockets keep Pelicans from closing in on playoffsThe Pelicans missed a chance to move a game ahead of the Thunder for eighth in the West.
  • NBA
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Ex-Dynamo star Brian Ching welcomes Gonzaga to town

Ex-Dynamo star Brian Ching welcomes Gonzaga to townFormer Dynamo star Brian Ching is excited to have his Gonzaga Bulldogs in town for the Sweet 16.
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Sports

Megan Cushing back on the field with Dash

Megan Cushing back on the field with DashMegan Cushing, wife of Texans LB Brian Cushing, is back on the soccer field and working out with the Houston Dash. She played at USC in college and now is playing alongside her sister and Dash star Kealia Ohai.
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
NCAA

NRG Stadium transforms for March Madness

NRG Stadium transforms for March MadnessThe Houston Rodeo has just ended and NRG Stadium must be quickly transformed from a world class rodeo arena to a world class college basketball venue.
  • NCAA
  • 1 month ago
Sports

South Regional a homecoming for Duke star Justise Winslow

South Regional a homecoming for Duke star Justise WinslowDuke freshman Justise Winslow is happy to be in the Sweet 16. The fact that it's in his hometown of Houston makes it that much sweeter. KHOU 11 Sports reporter Daniel Gotera has the story.
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Sports

Matt’s Commentary: Games shouldn't be referred to as war

Matt’s Commentary: Games shouldn't be referred to as warKHOU 11 Sports Anchor Matt Musil said when players and coaches refer to a game as a war, it’s disrespectful to the men and women who have served and do serve in the military.
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Sports

Athlete of the Week: Clements' Amber Wang

Athlete of the Week: Clements' Amber WangCongratulations to Clements HS senior Amber Wang for being named the KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week!
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  • 1 month ago
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Photos: Top receiving prospects in 2015 NFL Draft

Photos: Top receiving prospects in 2015 NFL DraftThe Houston Texans said goodbye to franchise receiving leader Andre Johnson this offseason and could be looking to add another wideout in the early rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft. Here's a look at the top receiving prospects available.
  • NFL
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Sports

Photos: Chita Johnson throws 1st pitch at Skeeters home opener

Photos: Chita Johnson throws 1st pitch at Skeeters home openerKHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Johnson, along with Sugar Land’s mayor and others, was invited to throw out the first pitch at the Sugar Land Skeeters 2015 home opener.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Houston Astros

Photos: McHugh wins 10th straight for Astros

Photos: McHugh wins 10th straight for AstrosApr 21, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Houston Astros pitcher Colin McHugh (31) throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Astros
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks in Game 2

Photos: Howard and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks in Game 2Apr 21, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates the win over the Dallas Mavericks in game two of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Rockets won 111 to 99. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Valbuena hits 2 HR in Astros' victory over Mariners

Photos: Valbuena hits 2 HR in Astros' victory over MarinersApr 20, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Luis Valbuena (18) hits an RBI-sacrifice against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 1 week ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: 2014-15 Rockets Power Dancers

Photos: 2014-15 Rockets Power DancersFeb 4, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; The Houston Rockets Power Dancers perform during a Chicago Bulls timeout in the second half at Toyota Center. Rockets won 101 tom90. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets unload on Mavericks in Game 1

Photos: Rockets unload on Mavericks in Game 1Apr 18, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after making a three point basket during the first quarter against the Dallas Mavericks in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy...
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets claim No. 2 seed with win over Jazz

Photos: Rockets claim No. 2 seed with win over JazzApr 15, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets players huddle before a game against the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Features

Photos: What you missed at the Astrodome's 50th b-day

Photos: What you missed at the Astrodome's 50th b-dayA half-century after Mickey Mantle blasted the first home run into the stands of the world's first indoor stadium, the crowds returned to the Astrodome for a celebration of its 50th anniversary. And for the first time in years, the general public was invited inside...
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Santana and Aviles homer to lead Indians over Astros

Photos: Santana and Aviles homer to lead Indians over AstrosApr 8, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Scott Feldman (46) throws the ball during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Astros
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Spurs beat Rockets for 9th straight victory

Photos: Spurs beat Rockets for 9th straight victoryApr 8, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) dribbles the ball as San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) defends during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Houston Texans

Photos: 2015 Texans cheerleader roster announced

Photos: 2015 Texans cheerleader roster announcedThe 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleader squad was announced Tuesday, April 7 in a private ceremony in the Houston Methodist Training Center. 35 ladies were selected for this year's team and over 1,000 signed up for tryouts.
  • Houston Texans
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Keuchel, Astros top Indians on Opening Day

Photos: Keuchel, Astros top Indians on Opening DayApr 6, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) delvers a pitch during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Astros
  • 3 weeks ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Astros honor Altuve, Biggio on Opening Day 2015

Photos: Astros honor Altuve, Biggio on Opening Day 2015The Houston Astros honored 2014 batting champ Jose Altuve before their game with the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day 2015 on Monday, April 6. Recently-elected Hall-of-Famer Craig Biggio was also on hand to throw out the opening pitch, while Clay Walker sang the...
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  • 3 weeks ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Astros fans take in Opening Day at Minute Maid Park

Photos: Astros fans take in Opening Day at Minute Maid ParkBaseball fans headed to Minute Maid Park for Opening Day on Monday, April 6 as the Houston Astros hosted the Cleveland Indians.
  • Houston Astros
  • 3 weeks ago
Sports

Photos: Houston Astros 2015 season starts

Photos: Houston Astros 2015 season startsThe Houston Astros 2015 season kicks off on Monday, April 6 at Minute Maid Park.
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks ago
Golf

Photos: Final round of the Shell Houston Open

Photos: Final round of the Shell Houston OpenApr 5, 2015; Humble, TX, USA; J.B. Holmes holds the champion trophy after winning the Houston Open at Golf Club of Houston - The Tournament Course. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
  • Golf
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Houston Astros

Photos: Astros' 2015 Opening Day roster

Photos: Astros' 2015 Opening Day rosterJose Altuve, infielder.
  • Houston Astros
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets rally past Mavericks, 108-101

Photos: Rockets rally past Mavericks, 108-101Apr 2, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) defends against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Sports

Photos: 2015 Shell Houston Open

Photos: 2015 Shell Houston Openduring the first round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 2, 2015 in Humble, Texas.
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Houston Texans

Photos: 2015 Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts

Photos: 2015 Texans Cheerleaders TryoutsMore than 1,000 came out to the Houston Methodist Training Center Saturday, March 28, 2015 in hopes of making the 2015-16 Houston Texans Cheerleaders. KHOU 11 News Anchor Lily Jang and Meteorologist Chita Johnson were among this year's judges.
  • Houston Texans
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Harden's career-high 51 lead Rockets over Kings

Photos: Harden's career-high 51 lead Rockets over KingsApr 1, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) splits the Sacramento Kings defenders in the first half at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

Photos: Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91Mar 29, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots over Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the second half at Verizon Center. The Houston Rockets won 99 - 91. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Sports

Rockets visit Arlington and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Rockets visit Arlington and Tomb of the Unknown SoldierThe Houston Rockets tweeted a photo of the team's visit to Arlington National Cemetery as part of the NBA's Hoops for Troops program.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Rockets beat Wolves to clinch playoff spot

Photos: Rockets beat Wolves to clinch playoff spotMar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) pumps his fist in anger after he was called for a charge against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 1 month ago
Houston Texans

Photos: Best of the 2014 Texans Cheerleaders

Photos: Best of the 2014 Texans CheerleadersThe Houston Texans Cheerleaders rocked the slidelines at NRG Stadium Thursday, Aug. 28, 2013 as the team hosted the San Francisco 49ers in their final game of the preseason.
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  • 1 month ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Howard returns, Rockets beat Pelicans

Photos: Howard returns, Rockets beat PelicansMar 25, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) is defended by New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) during the second half of a game at the Smoothie King Center. The Rockets defeated the Pelicans 95-93. Mandatory Credit: Derick...
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 month ago
Sports

UIL Boys State Basketball Championships

UIL Boys State Basketball ChampionshipsHOUSTON - Hundreds of teams competed in the 2014-15 UIL Boys Basketball Championships. Greater Houston area schools Sterling and Clear Lake both finished second overall.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Houston Rockets

Photos: Harden goes for 50 points in front of Rockets legends

Photos: Harden goes for 50 points in front of Rockets legendsMar 19, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (6) congratulates guard James Harden (13) while playing against the Denver Nuggets in the first half at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
  • Houston Rockets
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
NCAA

Photos: TSU makes second straight NCAA Tournament appearance

Photos: TSU makes second straight NCAA Tournament appearanceMar 19, 2015; Portland, OR, USA; Texas Southern Tigers guard Deverell Biggs (right) dribbles the basketball against Arizona Wildcats guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright (left) during the first half in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Moda Center. Mandatory...
  • NCAA
  • 1 month, 1 week ago