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SJA basketball teams win area round at home

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) – After clinching a TAPPS 5A District 4 championship, the Saint Joseph Academy girls and boys basketball teams earned the right to have home-court advantage in an area playoff doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon.

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SJA basketball teams win area round at home

Jeff Van Gundy views James Harden, Mike D'Antoni through big picture

There had been a time that Jeff Van Gundy considered being part of the story he will tell on Wednesday.The way things are going, he might be more comfortable in his familiar position as observer.

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Jeff Van Gundy views James Harden, Mike D'Antoni through big picture

Despite injury, UH's Julia Blackshell-Fair gets to enjoy Senior Night

Almost six weeks after suffering a season-ending injury, Julia Blackshell-Fair was back on the basketball court Tuesday night.In a symbolic gesture, Blackshell-Fair was inserted into the starting lineup for the University of Houston’s Senior Night game against Cincinnati at Fertitta Center.

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Despite injury, UH's Julia Blackshell-Fair gets to enjoy Senior Night

Health experts condemn Gov. Abbott's decision to rescind mask mandate

On not wearing masks, “The governor may think it’s OK," said Dr. David Callender, CEO of Memorial Hermann, "but as healthcare providers, we do not.” HOUSTON — Health experts are condemning Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the mask mandate that’s been in place to fight COVID-19. In a press conference on

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Health experts condemn Gov. Abbott's decision to rescind mask mandate

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta says his team will retire James Harden’s jersey

James Harden did not depart from the Rockets on the best of terms.

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Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta says his team will retire James Harden’s jersey

Bulls capture first-ever regular season conference title

The USF women’s basketball program first began play in 1972.After 48 seasons, six conferences, five head coaches and one WNIT championship, the Bulls have finally captured their first-ever regular season conference title Tuesday night with a thrilling 65-62 win over rival UCF.

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Bulls capture first-ever regular season conference title

Morant, Grizzlies pull away early, beat Wizards 125-111

Recommended Video: WASHINGTON (AP) — Ja Morant had 35 points and 10 assists, De'Anthony Melton and Dillon Brooks each added 20 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Washington Wizards 125-111 on Tuesday night.

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Morant, Grizzlies pull away early, beat Wizards 125-111

Baylor baseball blanks Bearkats, 4-0

The Baylor baseball team notched a 4-0 victory over Sam Houston in the Bears’ home opener on Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark.The Bears used five pitchers to compile a three-hit shutout of the Bearkats.Logan Freeman started for Baylor, working the first two innings.

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Baylor baseball blanks Bearkats, 4-0

Mike D'Antoni is returning to Houston, too

Mike D’Antoni will return to Toyota Center on Wednesday for the first time since he stepped down as Rockets coach.

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Mike D'Antoni is returning to Houston, too

Houston to retire James Harden's jersey: He 'will always be a Rocket'

James Harden may no longer be with the Houston Rockets, but his number is set to live in the rafters at the Toyota Center forever.The Rockets, owner Tilman Fertitta said on Tuesday, are set to retire Harden’s number later this season.

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Houston to retire James Harden's jersey: He 'will always be a Rocket'

Houston Metro bus and train mask requirements to remain in force

Gov.Greg Abbott can open up Texas, but his authority allowing Texans to take off their masks ends at the bus or train door.

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Houston Metro bus and train mask requirements to remain in force

James Harden, Nets meet slumping Rockets

The COVID-19 pandemic will mute the response of Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden returning to Houston on Wednesday for the first time since he was traded, in ways likely good and bad.

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James Harden, Nets meet slumping Rockets

Aggie softball set to face Sam Houston on Wednesday

The Maroon & White (6-2) arrive on a four-game win streak after recording a series sweep against Tulsa.

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Aggie softball set to face Sam Houston on Wednesday

Rockets' David Nwaba (wrist) out again on Wednesday

Houston Rockets shooting guard David Nwaba (wrist) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets.What It Means: Nwaba will miss a second consecutive game with a wrist injury.

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Rockets' David Nwaba (wrist) out again on Wednesday

Texas' 7-day average of COVID-19 deaths per day is higher than in October, data shows

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Gov.Greg Abbott credits vaccinations in Texas with allowing the state to reopen, but COVID-19 data shows the state has higher numbers now than when he initially issued pandemic orders in October 2020.

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Texas' 7-day average of COVID-19 deaths per day is higher than in October, data shows

There are still places where you are required to wear a mask after Abbott’s order

HOUSTON – Texas Gov.Greg Abbott issued an executive order Tuesday that will lift the state’s capacity limits and mask mandate on March 10.

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There are still places where you are required to wear a mask after Abbott’s order

Rockets' Danuel House Jr. (knee) questionable on Wednesday

Houston Rockets forward Danuel House Jr. (knee) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets.What It Means: House is listed as questionable with a knee injury after playing just 10.8 minutes against Cleveland on Monday.

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Rockets' Danuel House Jr. (knee) questionable on Wednesday

The Move That Unexpectedly Hindered the Titans' Pursuit of Watt

In a way, the Tennessee Titans have no one to blame but themselves for their unsuccessful attempt to sign free agent J.J. Watt.

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The Move That Unexpectedly Hindered the Titans' Pursuit of Watt

Hearst Foundations donating $2.4 million for winter storm relief

The Hearst Foundations will give $2.475 million to multiple Texas charity organizations to assist the recovery effort from the recent winter freeze, which continues to impact residents statewide.

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Hearst Foundations donating $2.4 million for winter storm relief

Kings' Tyrese Haliburton (calf) ruled out until after the All-Star break

Sacramento Kings point guard Tyrese Haliburton (calf) has been ruled out of the team's final two games before the All-Star break.

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Kings' Tyrese Haliburton (calf) ruled out until after the All-Star break

3 QBs On The Hot Seat Entering The 2021 NFL Season

Jared Goff and Matthew Stafford were swapped for each other.Deshaun Watson has repeatedly stated that he will never play QB for the Houston Texans and wants out.

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3 QBs On The Hot Seat Entering The 2021 NFL Season

Houstonians Share Stories of Racism and Sexism In The Workplace

Behind the scenes of the documentary “To Be Us: To Work” by Houston filmmakers Tosca Davis and Cedrick Smith To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: X Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on

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Houstonians Share Stories of Racism and Sexism In The Workplace

Victor Oladipo explains why he turned down Rockets deal

Victor Oladipo recently turned down a two-year, $45.2 million maximum contract extension from the Houston Rockets.Although that sum was the largest the franchise could offer him before the end of the regular season, Oladipo opted to pass.

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Victor Oladipo explains why he turned down Rockets deal

Cardinals used Frank Caliendo, Blake Shelton to recruit J.J. Watt

Money talks louder than anything, so the Cardinals likely didn’t need to pull out all the stops to land J.J. Watt.But they did just to make sure the defensive end felt their love.

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Cardinals used Frank Caliendo, Blake Shelton to recruit J.J. Watt

Kyler Murray shared great photo after J.J. Watt signing

Kyler Murray shared a great photo on social media Monday after JJ Watt announced the news that he was joining the Arizona Cardinals.Watt was a highly-desired free agent following his release by the Houston Texans last month.

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Kyler Murray shared great photo after J.J. Watt signing

Bears won’t rule out blockbuster Deshaun Watson trade

Even with the Houston Texans ignoring calls about a Deshaun Watson trade, NFL rumors continue to point in the direction of the disgruntled quarterback being dealt.It really is an interesting scenario to examine.

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Bears won’t rule out blockbuster Deshaun Watson trade

How to replace electronics, furniture for half the price

HOUSTON - When pipes burst in homes from the ice storm and water came through ceilings and walls, many people lost their furniture, TV's and electronics.A great way replace expensive electronics and furniture is to buy them second hand.

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How to replace electronics, furniture for half the price

Texans Insider: 5 Teams Have Called About Potential Deshaun Watson Trade

Amidst an offseason stocked full of blockbuster trades, Deshaun Watson remains the main focus of attention.While its abundantly clear that the quarterback wants out of Houston, the Texans front office is unwavering in its decision to avoid potential trade offers.

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Texans Insider: 5 Teams Have Called About Potential Deshaun Watson Trade

New ways to help regain smell, taste after getting COVID-19

Physical therapy for your nose might help you regain your senses.HOUSTON — As we approach a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Institutes of Health is now focusing on the long-term effects of the virus.

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New ways to help regain smell, taste after getting COVID-19

Pac-12 Conference Men’s Champs: USC’S Alexei Sancov Breaks Cal Streak With 200 Free Win

Pac-12 Conference Men’s Champs: USC’S Alexei Sancov Breaks Cal Streak With 200 Free Win Day Three Finals, Houston Texas As expected, it took only one event for Cal to leap into the top spot of the team standings on the third night of the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Championships. While the Bears have

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Pac-12 Conference Men’s Champs: USC’S Alexei Sancov Breaks Cal Streak With 200 Free Win