The Heartbreaking (Loss) History of Houston Sports
|The Rockets loss on Friday is not the worst thing to happen to Houston sports teams|
But damn, it's still a pretty miserable time to be a Houston sports fan. The Astros are awful. The Texans look like they're positioning themselves to try and copy Kevin Costner's actions in Draft Day without realizing that was all fiction. And then there's the Rockets who can't make it out of the first round of the playoffs despite signing Dwight Howard to a huge contract. And of course, thanks to media rights being sold to CSN Houston, most of Houston can't even watch the Astros, Rockets, or Dynamo.
The good news, if any, is that the people of Houston don't have to worry about the Astros destroying the city due to a heartbreaking playoff loss for the next century or so. Nobody who watched the Texans last year believes this team is anywhere near close to returning to the postseason for a few years. And the Rockets won't be able to destroy any hopes for another year.
Still, at least we don't live in Dallas, and don't have to deal with Cowboys fans. It could be worse in that we could all be Cubs fans, and no matter how incompetent Texans management appears to be, the Texans are still better run than the Raiders. Les Alexander's not perfect, but at least he's not Donald Sterling. And no matter how bad and embarrassing the Astros are, at least we're not actually able to watch the games thanks to the debacle that is CSN Houston. So in that case, just be thankful for small favors.