1. Dallas Cowboys Again Stop Donovan McCrybaby and Eagles, 34-14

    Looks like my call for Dallas Cowboy fans, players, and the organization to boycott Philadelphia Cream Cheese has worked. Final score (and it wasn't really this close): Dallas Cowboys 34, Philadelphia Eagles 14...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 266 reads 6 comments

  2. Congrats to Andre Dawson, Sadness For Others in Hall of Fame Vote

    Yes, I am happy Andre Dawson has been voted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. After nine years, he received 77.9 percent of the vote (a minimum 75 percent is required) for induction, and it's a fitting—howbeit overdue—honor...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 205 reads 1 comments

  3. Random Ramblings About the Houston Astros

    ...I see that on their website, the Houston Astros are trying to hock their current hats, a patriotic version of their current hat and a sort of blue-collar version of their classic blue hat with white H superimposed over an orange star...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 554 reads 0 comments

  4. Support the Dallas Cowboys and Boycott Philadelphia Cream Cheese (Humor)

    Back in the 1990s, when the Dallas Cowboys made their runs at three Super Bowl victories, I remember the Cowboys faced the Philadelphia Eagles in the divisional playoffs; the first time in the ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 764 reads 13 comments

  5. Dallas Cowboys Must Avoid Complacency with 24-0 Win Over Eagles

    It would be easy for the Dallas Cowboys to swagger after making history with its first-ever back-to-back shutouts. Especially when the second victim was the Philadelphia Eagles, who haven't been shut out since 2005...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 492 reads 13 comments

  6. Thirteen Things That Will Happen to The Houston Astros in 2010

    Ok, so I've spent a few blog postings whining about how Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane knows as much about baseball as ESPN columnist Rick Reilly (who famously has whined about how boring ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 1,624 reads 4 comments

  7. Dallas Cowboys Must Defeat the Philadelphia Eagles

    Yes, the Dallas Cowboys are in the playoffs, but this game against the Philadelphia Eagles has huge ramifications. If Dallas wins, they'll go from second place in the NFC East to the winner of the NFC East...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 1,337 reads 8 comments

  8. Shaun Suisham to Be Band-Aid For Dallas Cowboys Kicking

    Somewhere, perhaps in Dallas, Irving, Fort Worth, Arlington, or in my hometown of Beeville, Texas (90 miles southeast of San Antonio on Highway 181 for non-Texans), there are probably diehard ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 361 reads 2 comments

  9. Jose Valverde May or May Not Wind Up in Houston After All

    Just a few weeks or so ago, Jose Valverde rejected the Houston Astros' offer of salary arbitration and decided to become a free agent. The prospect of re-signing with Houston for one year and around $10 million just didn't appeal to Hay-Val...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 1,281 reads 2 comments

  10. Dallas Cowboys Take Janet Jackson Approach with Nick Folk

    You know EXACTLY what I'm talking about. Years and years ago, back in the decade of Big Hair and Parachute Pants, Janet Jackson had a huge hit with "What Have You Done For Me Lately?" That's ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 2,895 reads 9 comments

  11. Houston Astros Fans Shouldn't Get Their Hopes Up about Aroldis Chapman

    If you're a Houston Astros fan who would love to see hard-throwing lefthanded Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman wearing an Astros uniform, you'll most likely be very disappointed...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 748 reads 4 comments

  12. Drayton McLane Admits He Nearly Sold Astros: Could It Happen Again?

    Yesterday, Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane said something that gives 'Stros fans some hope for the future. He admitted that in 2008, he nearly sold the team...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 832 reads 5 comments

  13. Aroldis Chapman: Should the Houston Astros Pursue the Cuban Pitcher?

    There are a few things to like about Aroldis Chapman, the pitcher who defected from Cuba and is looking for an MLB team to pitch for...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 665 reads 2 comments

  14. Houston's Recent Pitching Acquisitions Suggest a Big Gamble

    LaTroy Hawkins is gone, having left the Houston Astros for the Milwaukee Brewers. Jose Valverde's all but gone; any day now, I expect to hear of some other team signing him...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 725 reads 2 comments

  15. Houston Astros Losing Valverde and Hawkins, So Who's Next?

    I think I'd have a much easier time trying to correctly interpret David Lynch's film Eraserhead than I would trying to understand what the Houston Astros front office is up to these days...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 418 reads 2 comments

  16. Why Do We Care About the Tiger Woods Scandal?

    The whole Tiger Woods debacle makes me wonder something. Many foreign dignitaries and many American celebrities, such as former Vice President Al Gore and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, traveled to ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 832 reads 4 comments

  17. Jose Valverde Rejects Arbitration: I Hope Houston Astros Know What They're Doing

    I must admit: When it snowed last week in Houston, I thought something had happened. You know, hell had frozen over because the Houston Astros of the Drayton McLane Era were finally on the road ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 737 reads 2 comments

  18. Will Houston Astros' Jose Valverde Become The Next Danny Darwin?

    I had a bad dream last night, and it involved the Houston Astros letting go closer Jose Valverde without a fight. In the dream, the Astros offered salary arbitration to Valverde...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 574 reads 0 comments

  19. Tiger Woods Scandal Sounds Like a Bad Joke

    I wonder if any stand-up comedians have tried this joke: "Hey, did you hear about the man who has a red-hot Swedish wife and STILL cheats on her? No! Wait! That's no joke! That's what Tiger Woods ...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 1,002 reads 0 comments

  20. Houston Astros Should Sign Jose Valverde, Let Miguel Tejada Go

    It looks like the Houston Astros have come to a crossroads of sort. During this offseason they have to decide on which players to keep, which to acquire, which to let go, and which not to pursue...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 271 reads 4 comments

  21. The Houston Astros and Free Agency

    Now that the World Series is over, we are now in the free agency period of baseball. It reminds me a little of the climax of Christmas and the letdown of the "After Christmas" sales that tell us that the season of excitement is all over...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  22. New Astros Coach Bobby Meacham Victim of Memorable Base-Running Blunder

    Let me preface this piece by saying that Bobby Meacham, the new Houston Astros first-base coach, is described as a very classy guy and a respected coach. They say that those who can, do and those who can't, teach...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 1,181 reads 0 comments

  23. Will the Houston Astros Drop the Ball on Catchers?

    If you're a veteran catcher, have your agent give the Houston Astros a phone call. The 'Stros just might need your services...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  24. Houston Astros Name Brad Mills the New Manager, Assign Fitting Jersey

    Looking at the press conference photo of Brad Mills being named the new manager of the Houston Astros and watching Ed Wade and Drayton McLane look like they're playing tug-of-war with Wade's jersey, I see something very fitting...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 224 reads 3 comments

  25. Houston Astros Owner Drayton McLane Names Himself Manager (Satire)

    Saying he wasn't satisfied with any of the candidates the Houston Astros interviewed, owner Drayton McLane will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. CST Wednesday to announce he's hiring himself as the team's manager...

    Richard Zowie Written by Richard Zowie about over 4 years ago 185 reads 0 comments