The Newest on how Hurricane Harvey has affected sports activities in and round Houston (all occasions native):
The Houston-space residence of former Texans operating again Arian Foster has been flooded.
He did not present many particulars, however posted a video on Twitter with the caption: “neighbors took a video of our crib from throughout the road.” The 12-second video confirmed a neighborhood submerged in water with a number of homes that had water overlaying them as much as the center of their doorways.
Foster performed for the Texans from 2009-2016.
Washington Redskins left deal with Trent Williams, who lives within the Houston space within the offseason and co-owns a coaching facility there, says most of his relations have been capable of keep away from Hurricane Harvey and get again to the Longview, Texas, space the place he is from. Williams says the facility is off in Houston and it is arduous to get in touch with individuals.
He says he fears the worst is but to return with extra rain the subsequent couple of days, and that it’s “going to get ugly.”
— AP Sports activities Author Stephen Whyno in Landover, Maryland
The Rice soccer staff is relocating to TCU as flooding continues to inundate Houston within the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
The Owls opened the season over the weekend in Australia, the place they misplaced to Stanford. They arrived in Los Angeles on Monday morning. They’re anticipated to reach in Dallas this afternoon and can briefly arrange headquarters at TCU in Fort Value till issues enhance in Houston.
Coach David Bailiff says: “Whereas we might like to be coming house at this time, our first duty is the security of those gamers. We discovered some classes in 2008 (throughout Hurricane Ike) about coming residence too quickly.”
The Owls have every week off earlier than touring to play UTEP on Sept. 9.
Rice is the newest Houston sports activities staff to have its plans altered due to the storm. The Texans have relocated to Dallas and are awaiting phrase on the place their scheduled house preseason recreation towards the Cowboys on Thursday shall be performed. The Astros are additionally in Dallas, ready to see the place their scheduled residence collection set to start on Tuesday towards the Rangers shall be performed.
— AP Sports activities Author Kristie Rieken in Houston