| May 7, 2013
| 11:34 AM
The James Beard Foundation Awards -- the Academy Awards of the food world -- were distributed Monday night in New York, and it was a victory for women but a shutout for Southern California.
The winner for outstanding chef, the last award in a long,...
| Aug 28, 2012
Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76.
His death was announced by the University of Texas...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett, the first bicycle motocross rider to qualify for the three-person United States men's team when the sport made its debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, died Sunday in a car accident in eastern Texas. He was 33....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sorry, Houston, you didn’t get a space shuttle, but at least you’ll get a glimpse of the last one to fly -- on its way to L.A.
NASA’s plans for delivering the retired shuttle Endeavour to its permanent home in California...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The Menil Collection in Texas is attempting to save a painting by Pablo Picasso that was vandalized recently with spray paint. The incident, which was captured on video and posted to YouTube, involved a man using black spray paint to deface Picasso's 1932...
| Jun 27, 2012
The demise of the Hearst newspaper empire in Los Angeles began in 1962 when publisher George Randolph Hearst Jr. abandoned the morning newspaper market.
Hearst and the company that owned the Los Angeles Times made what some viewed as a back-room deal: At...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Jeff Millar, the wordsmith behind the long-running comic strip "Tank McNamara," which evolved into a biting satire of the sports world, died Nov. 30. He was 70.
The Texas native, who also was a longtime film critic and columnist for the Houston...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:13 AM
Pro Football Hall of Fame right tackle Mike McCormack, who coached the Baltimore Colts in 1980 and 1981, died Friday at age 83, the Carolina Panthers confirmed.
McCormack was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984 after helping the Cleveland Browns...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A collection of what other media outlets are saying as the Ravens prepare for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium.
* Texans safety Ed Reed, who was a guest on "The Rich Eisen Podcast" on Tuesday, says he has bigger goals than...
| Oct 28, 2013
Full disclosure, college football fans, I'm feeling very pessimistic today. Wait, check that. I just found $5 in the laundry and now my mood is very optimistic.
At times, your mood about a college football team can change just as quickly.
Let's take a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:49 PM
As of this writing, it looks like Congress is going to pull something out of its hat to avoid a default and end the shutdown.
The only people who don’t know how close we came to catastrophe are the benighted, self-branded patriots who sent the...