Categories Archives: Sports

Tilman J. Fertitta to Acquire NBA Houston Rockets.

The Houston Rockets today announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for the purchase of the NBA franchise by Houston businessman Tilman J. Fertitta, sole owner of the Landry’s restaurant empire and Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels. The trans ...

JJ Watt is the $20 Million Dollar + Man.

As of 3:00pm Tuesday September 5, 2017 JJ Watt, defensive end for the Houston Texans, has raised $20,169,963 by way of 184,827 donors. $20 million is an incredible jump from his initial fundraising $200,000 goal and a testament to the generosity of people ...

Rockets Sign Demetrius Jackson to Two-Way Contract.

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced that the team has signed free agent guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract. NBA rosters have expanded from 15 to 17 players with the additional spots available for players under two-way contract ...

If It Doesn’t Make Money, It Doesn’t Make Cents.

Apparently, standing up for what you believe in as an African American professional athlete is not a good way to keep your job. At least that is what we see when we look at the struggles Colin Kaepernick has had trying to find employment in the NFL this u ...

Queen Bey Wants a Seat at the Table.

Grammy Award-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles has interest in buying the Houston Rockets. This was reported shortly after current Rockets owner Leslie Alexander announced that the team would be up for sale just earlier this summer. Alexander has owned the ...

Sports Shorts: Duane Brown and Carmelo Anthony.

Run Me My Money… According to NFL Network’s James Palmer, the Texans’ left tackle Duane Brown was not with the rest of the team as they prepared to head to West Virginia for training camp. Palmer tweeted that, “Duane Brown skipped the #Texans ...