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Monday, Aug 27, 2018

Texans Star JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Effort Raises $41.6M

Texans Star JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Effort Raises $41.6M

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt says he has distributed the $41.6 million his foundation raised to help rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Ex-Cheerleaders Sue Texans, Allege Intimidation, Low Pay

Ex-Cheerleaders Sue Texans, Allege Intimidation, Low Pay

Five former NFL cheerleaders sued the Houston Texans on Friday, alleging the team failed to fully compensate them as required by law and subjected them to a hostile work environment in which they were harassed...

Sunday, Jan 21, 2018

Watt, Olsen, Watson Named NFL Man of Year Finalists

Watt, Olsen, Watson Named NFL Man of Year Finalists

Three finalists are named for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award with the recipient to be revealed during Super Bowl weekend.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017

Dallas Morning News Names Joe Straus Texan of the Year

Dallas Morning News Names Joe Straus Texan of the Year

NBC 5's partners at The Dallas Morning News have named Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Texan of the Year for 2017.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

Texans Deciding 7 Proposed Amendments to State Constitution

Texans Deciding 7 Proposed Amendments to State Constitution

Texas voters are deciding on seven proposed amendments to the state Constitution.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

Watt Shares Plans for $37 Million In Donations

Watt Shares Plans for $37 Million In Donations

J.J. Watt has announced plans for how the more than $37 million he raised in the wake of Hurricane Harvey will be distributed.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Texans Star J.J. Watt Breaks Left Leg, Out for the Season

Texans Star J.J. Watt Breaks Left Leg, Out for the Season

J.J. Watt broke his left leg on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, leaving the Houston Texans without one of their biggest stars for the second straight season.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Texas Man Dies During Eclipse Trip to Wyoming

Texas Man Dies During Eclipse Trip to Wyoming

Authorities say a Texas man has died in an ATV crash while in Wyoming to watch the total solar eclipse.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

Texas Senate Names Chuck Norris Honorary Texan

Texas Senate Names Chuck Norris Honorary Texan

The Texas Senate has named Chuck Norris an honorary Texan -- especially fitting for the former star of "Walker, Texas Ranger."

Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Theme for 2017 State Fair of Texas Announced

Theme for 2017 State Fair of Texas Announced

The theme of 2017's State Fair of Texas will be "Celebrating Texans".

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