Mark Berman has worked at FOX 26 for 32 years, three decades of those as Sports Director. Mark has had a reputation for years for constantly scooping the competition. Year after year, Mark consistently has been the guy to get the hottest sports stories in town.
He was born in Houston and grew up in Hempstead. He graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. Before coming to KRIV, he worked as a weekend anchor/reporter at KOSA-TV and then as a sports director for KIKK radio. He became the weekend sports anchor/reporter at KRIV in 1986 and in 1988 became the Sports Director, the position he has held since that time. Mark is married and has two children and one grandson. His daughter, Jessica Berman, is a news producer at FOX 26 Houston.
Houston attorney Tony Buzbee, who represents 22 women who filed civil lawsuits against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging sexual assault and/or sexual misconduct, responded to multiple reports the NFL has not been given access to speak to many of the plaintiffs in the civil cases or to third parties who may have relevant information.
Houston criminal defense attorney Paul Darrow told FOX 26 Sports that sexual assault charges against his client, former Baylor Bears Linebacker Shamycheal Chatman, were dismissed on Friday by the McLennan County District Attorney in Waco.
Former Houston Oilers cornerback Patrick Allen, who played here from 1984-1990, passed away in Seattle at the age of 59, according to his older brother Anthony, who also played in the NFL.
According to MLS sources, New York businessman Ted Segal has reached an agreement to buy the Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash from controlling owner Gabriel Brener.
Prior to her promotion, Sheirr served as the Chief Operating Officer, but now replaces Tad Brown, who stepped down last month as the Rockets CEO.
Astros manager Dusty Baker said Friday the team now has eight pitchers staying away from their spring training camp in West Palm Beach, Fla. due to health and safety protocols.
Jamey Rootes, who has been president of the Houston Texans franchise since 2005, has left the organization after resigning.
"First and foremost, I want to say thank you to the city, to the fans, to all my teammates, to everybody who I’ve known along the way who’s had a special impact on my life," Springer said during an interview Friday on Zoom with FOX 26 Sports.
David Culley, the Ravens assistant head coach/passing game coordinator in charge of Baltimore’s receivers, will be named the next head coach of the Houston Texans.
Sources tell FOX 26 that the Houston Astros have retained free-agent outfielder Michael Brantley, with a two-year deal worth $32 million.