OAKLAND, CA - JULY 18: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Coliseum on July 18, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Hammond: Astros Were Frugal With Kazmir Trade, Not Cheap

The Scott Kazmir trade shows, you don’t have to pay top price to get top quality. The NFL’s catch rules made no sense before these changes, and make no sense after. It’s not easy to […]


HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 30: Zach Mettenberger #7 of the Tennessee Titans leaves the field and heads to the locker room after getting injured against the Houston Texans in the third quarter in a NFL game on November 30, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Hammond: Mettenberger And Watt Should Take Themselves Less Seriously

If there’s a lesson in the latest tiff between Zach Mettenberger and J.J. Watt, it’s that we need to stop taking sports and life so seriously. Given who he is and how he’s built the […]

SportsRadio 610–07/08/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13:  Television personality Jared Fogle attends the premiere of Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" at Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Dallas Sportscaster Sends “Eats Fresh” Tweet About Subway Spokesman’s Connection In Child Porn Case

Dallas (CBS HOUSTON) – A sportscaster for NBC DFW in the Dallas/Fort Worth area took to twitter to make a statement about the story of the day on Tuesday.  Subway spokesman Jared Fogle had his […]

SportsRadio 610–07/07/2015

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Hammond: NFL Draft Is Front Office’s Whole Season, Rockets Twitter Guy Had Dumb Moment

Most of us don’t live and die by any one day at work. NFL teams do. It’s called, The NFL Draft. Plus, no question, the Rockets firing their social media guy was over the top. […]

SportsRadio 610–04/30/2015

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7 Best Playoff Tweets From Rockets’ Twitter

The Houston Rockets have one of the best twitter accounts in the NBA.  After a tweet that ruffled feathers before the Rockets eliminated the Mavericks, that might be changing. Chad Shanks was fired from the […]


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Rockets Let Go Person Behind Emoji Tweet

Houston (CBS HOUSTON) – The Houston Rockets have fired Chad Shanks, the person behind the controversial gun to a horses head emoji tweet that was sent out as the Rockets closed out the Dallas Mavericks […]



Hammond: Rockets Emoji Tweet As Dumb As Over The Top Reaction

The Rockets horse emoji, gun emoji tweet last night was inarguably in poor taste, and the reaction is just as inarguably over the top. Plus, if you’re an NFL fan anywhere but Cleveland, you don’t […]

SportsRadio 610–04/29/2015

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Current And Former Texans Send Tributes To Andre Johnson

Houston (CBS HOUSTON) – As word broke that Andre Johnson would not be wearing a Houston Texans uniform in 2015 many former and current teammates took to twitter to express their admiration for someone many […]

SportsRadio 610–03/03/2015

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Astros 1960’s Programs Are Horribly Insensitive

The people at @Uniformcritic on twitter dug up some old Houston Astros programs from the 1960’s. These weren’t the type of programs you see now with high quality images of the star players on the front. These contained different cartoons depicting the Astros upcoming match-ups and in some cases those cartoons are extremely insensitive.

SportsRadio 610–02/18/2015

Top Men

Three Historical Sports Figures We Wish Had Twitter

Twitter came to the world in 2006, but became the Twitter we know in 2007. If only some of our favorites from the sports world of yesteryear had the ability to tweet. We came up […]