Author: Jeff

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 10: Astros slump busting, Texans avoiding injury and Carmelo signs

Welcome back. On to episode ten. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Topic One: Astros go slump busting. Topic Two: The Texans are mostly injury free with a couple notable exceptions. Topic Three: Rockets Anthony signing creates an annoying if predictable narrative. Links for This Episode: Sports Monday: Me… Read more →

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 9: 2018 Astros are Good at Baseball, Football is BACK and Internet Sports Trolls

Welcome back. On to episode nine. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Topic One: The 2018 Astros are better than the 2017 Astros…so far. Topic Two: The Texans are BACK, baby! Topic Three: Internet sports trolls are a scourge. Links for This Episode: Sports Monday: Me on Houston Matters… Read more →

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 8: Summer NBA Prognosticators (sigh) and Astros Ranting

Welcome back. On to episode eight. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Only two topics today. Topic One: Everyone thinks the Rockets will be worse. Will they? Topic Two: Reconciling my frustration with the Roberto Osuna deal. Links for This Episode: Sports Monday: Me on Houston Matters This… Read more →

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 7: Astros Trade, Melo Watch Continues and Texans Training Camp

Welcome back. On to episode seven. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Topic One: The Astros made a trade…at catcher? Topic Two: Carmelo is going to be a Rocket, how does he fit? Topic Three: Praise the Lord, Texans training camp is open. Links for This Episode: Sports Monday:… Read more →

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 6: Astros Are the Best, Kawhi Gone and the Most Boring Week in Sports

Welcome back. On to episode six. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Topic One: The Astros are just the freaking best and Houston is not used to this. Topic Two: Kawhi Leonard was traded and Carmelo Anthony could be a Rocket soon. Topic Three: This is the most boring… Read more →

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 5: FU Giles, Melo Watch and Houston Minute Maid Park

Welcome back. On to episode five. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Topic One: Ken Giles drops an F-bomb and then gets demoted. Topic Two: Rockets add James Ennis and the Carmelo Watch is officially on. Topic Three: How Minute Maid Park helped to re-shape downtown Houston. Links for… Read more →

Houston Sports Podcast Episode 4: Silver Boot, Rockets Free Agency and LeBron (natch)

Welcome back. On to episode four. Leave me your thoughts in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @jeffbalke or via email at jeffbalke@gmail.com. Topic One: Astros win the Sliver Boot Topic Two: Rockets keep two, add one, lose one. Topic Three: Is it the Leastern Conference from now on? Links for This Episode: Sports Monday: Me on Houston Matters… Read more →