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  1. Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt strives for greatness, dom...

    Ashley Fox

    Texans defensive end J.J. Watt isn't just a freakishly talented athlete. In the pantheon of Houston sports, his popularity is approaching that of Hakeem Olajuwon, Earl Campbell and Nolan Ryan, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  2. Wish you were here, Campbell and Phillips

    Tania Ganguli

    The problem with defining a player's career by how many Super Bowls he won, or whether or not he played in one, is best illustrated by those who never got there. At the start of this week, ESPN.com ran this package on some of the greats of the spo...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. Bum Phillips remembered in Houston

    Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football coach who led the Houston Oilers during their Luv Ya Blue heyday, is being remembered as a one-of-a-kind character who touched the lives of scores of people.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  4. Earl Campbell calls for Texas Longhorns to fire Mack Brown

    Earl Campbell says the time has come for Mack Brown to step down or be forced out at Texas.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  5. RTC: On Arian Foster and Earl Campbell

    Tania Ganguli

    Reading the coverage of the Texans... Missed this story earlier this week. Dale Roberton of the Houston Chronicle visited with former Oilers great Earl Campbell for a story about Campbell and Arian Foster. It's a good read. Campbell said he didn't...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  6. NFL great Earl Campbell to have nerve treatment

    NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell says he is undergoing nerve treatment after doctors ruled out concerns that he might have Lou Gehrig's disease.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  7. Concussion makes Marcus Spears think

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Marcus Spears is 29 and entering his eighth season in the NFL. He has been playing football for most of his life, and he knows there will come a day when he will not play again. Spears has missed the last few days of training cam...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  8. RTC: Examining Melvin Ingram

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans An NFL Network list of the top Heisman Trophy winners in the NFL ranked Tim Tebow over Earl Campbell, says Nick Matthews of the Houston Chronicle. Free-agent kicker Neil Rackers met with the Redskins, ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  9. Alexander and beyond: Considering RBs

    Mike Sando

    Statistics can vault a running back into consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. They are not everything in every case, of course, but if you're the the NFL's all-time rushing leader at this point in league history, the case for considera...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  10. Earl Campbell

    Jeff Miller

    Before his Heisman and the NFL, Earl Campbell had a season of state high school football lore in Tyler, Texas.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  11. Prolific Chris Johnson gets paid

    JohnsonThe Tennessee Titans and holdout running back Chris Johnson agreed on a four-year, $53.5 million extension on Thursday. The league's most prolific running back is now under contract through 2016. Just three seasons into his NFL career, John...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  12. Kurt Branham Barton guilty of using ex-NFL players in Ponzi scam

    A former CEO of an Austin-based investment firm was convicted Wednesday of running a scam that targeted former professional athletes and cheated hundreds of people nationwide out of more than $50 million.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  13. Calling Canton: Adrian Peterson's pace

    Kevin Seifert

    Last in a series on NFC North players whose career trajectories put them on a path to consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Of the five players profiled in this project, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson might be the most accom...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  14. RTC: Vince Young still talking Nashville

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... A closer look at mediator George Cohen, from Sam Farmer. Houston Texans Earl Campbell holds out hope for Vince Young, says Allison Wollam. Indianapolis Colts Part II of Marvin Harrison vs. Cris Carter, from Nate D...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  15. Sanders, Faulk headline Hall of Fame class

    Jason Vida

    A pair of players elected in their first year of eligibility, Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk, were included among the seven members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2011 announced Saturday night. Sanders and Faulk are the 64th and 65th m...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  16. RTC: Colts growing on Twitter

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Running through draft needswith Alan Burge. Breaking down special teamswith Battle Red Blog. Indianapolis Colts Howard Mudd came out of retirement and joined the Eagles' staff. I wrote about it h...

    Blog | February 03, 2011