GALVESTON — The Port of Galveston’s governing board on Monday will consider entering a lease-option agreement with a company wanting to study the feasibility of building a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas export plant on Pelican Island.
GALVESTON — The city council on Thursday approved a $108.68 million operating budget for fiscal year 2014-15.
HOUSTON – The Hitchcock Bulldogs look to continue their successful run in payback games as they take on another squad that got the better of them last season in a road game today at KIPP Sunnyside.
Previews of La Marque at Brazosport, Houston Wheatley at Ball High and High Island at Sugar Land Logos Prep.
Sunday’s two triathlons, the Lonestar Sprint Triathlon and the 5150, will bring more than 1,000 competitors to Moody Gardens.
The Daily News, in partnership with UTMB, will publish a special stand-alone newspaper section focusing on and promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Joe Kent, president of the board of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra, writes about the new musical season.
HOUSTON — The 16th annual Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival will kickoff with the Cascade Award Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the NASA Hilton Hotel, 3000 NASA Road 1.
NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Lord Taylor remembers seeing the "Batman" film starring Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito on its opening night in 1989.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 20 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in the opening practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, upstaging Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg on Friday.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One has significantly altered its proposed ban on pit-car radio transmissions after teams raised concerns, with information on car performance allowed for the rest of the season.
SINGAPORE (AP) — As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are preparing for a new challenge, with the sport now banning a large amount of radio messages during races.
Patrick Dempsey's character in "Can't Buy Me Love" spent all summer mowing lawns to save up for a telescope.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing has partnered with both Stanley and DeWalt to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered in a crash last month.
The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Stop Brad Keselowski if you've heard this one before.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Harvick gained valuable track position with an aggressive pit road call that pushed him to yet another win for JR Motorsports.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Marcos Ambrose will leave NASCAR at the end of the season and return to his native Australia.
COFFS HARBOUR, Australia (AP) — World champion Sebastien Ogier of France took an 11.8-second lead over Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala going into Sunday's final six stages of Rally Australia.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The NASCAR Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway has been postponed by rain.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — With rain in Friday's forecast at Chicagoland Speedway, the only time on track became a strategy session for the championship contenders.
OHSWEKEN, Ontario (AP) — The No. 13 car belonging to the young sprint car driver who was struck and killed by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart last month will be in the lineup at this weekend's Canadian Sprint Car Nationals.
PARIS (AP) — With the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, the 2015 Formula One championship will have 20 races.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. turns 40 in a month, and much of his adult life is still a blur. It's just one more reminder there isn't much time for reflection inside a race car.
CHICAGO (AP) — It's been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson's last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons.
Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will find out no later than next week whether authorities will pursue charges in the death of a driver he struck during a sprint car race in upstate New York last month.
LONDON (AP) — The FIA has decided to ban all radio transmissions that help with car or driver performances at Formula One grands prix.
Dickie V has found a totally awesome PTP'er in NASCAR's version of a Sweet 16 bracket.
MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — After more than two decades presiding over one of the biggest and most successful teams in Formula One, Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down as president of Ferrari.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson said the cooling system for his helmet was blowing warm air and that likely caused his dehydration following last week's race at Richmond.
GLAND, Switzerland (AP) — Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital and will continue his recovery at home, his manager said Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A win in the season-opening Daytona 500 guaranteed Dale Earnhardt Jr. a spot in NASCAR's title race. It also allowed his Hendrick Motorsports team to live in the moment on the race track and not get hung up on results.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari's fall from grace is no longer just a worry on the Formula One track. It's a cause for concern in the corporate boardroom, too.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Mercedes appeared to be amused over interpretations that team orders were behind Lewis Hamilton's pass of teammate and rival Nico Rosberg that set up his Italian Grand Prix win.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Caterham team principal Christian Albers has resigned and been replaced by assistant Manfredi Ravetto.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — First it was physical contact.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Williams has confirmed it will retain Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas as its drivers for the 2015 Formula One season.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson fell ill following Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway and eventually took on five liters of intravenous fluids to treat him for dehydration.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are poised for another wing-to-wing duel in the Italian Grand Prix.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo dismissed reports he is set to leave the Italian team, claiming he is prepared to stay in charge until 2017.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tony Stewart, subdued and walking with a slight limp, made his way through the Richmond garage with a gaggle of fans trailing him from his car. He silently signed everything shoved in his hands and then disappeared into his team transporter.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A broken shifter last week at Atlanta has put Clint Bowyer in desperation mode at Richmond, where a victory on Saturday night is his best shot to grab a dramatic, last-gasp berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway has extended its Southern 500 sponsorship with Bojangles fast-foot chain through 2019.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Formula One teams say they are not concerned about next month's race in Sochi, despite the Russian resort being close to the conflict area in Ukraine.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nationwide will be the primary sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr. starting next season under an expanded agreement with Hendrick Motorsports.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Championship leader Nico Rosberg was fastest in the second practice session for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday, while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was hindered by car problems.
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