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.
The Astros will now have an ownership stake in the franchise which had been a member of the Atlantic League.
Astros pitching coach Brent Strom is a big reason why the Astros won the World Series in 2017, have been to two World Series in the last four years and four consecutive American League Championship Series.
Astros first-year general manager James Click will see his franchise face his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays, in the American League Championship Series.
Astros reliever Roberto Osuna, who suffered a right arm injury Aug. 1 that ended his season, is thrilled to see his team advance to the American League Division Series.
It will be the first time all three sons, JJ, Derek, and TJ Watt, play each other, and their parents will be watching from home due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions.
The 4-year quarterback will be with the Houston Texans for the six next years.
Guard Russell Westbrook will return to the Rockets lineup for game five against Oklahoma City, according to an NBA source.
The funding is from the Astros Golf Foundation and private donations, and when it’s done it’ll be a give back to all of Houston.
Astros pitcher Roberto Osuna may be out for the rest of the season. The pitcher may need to undergo surgery before being able to rejoin the Astros.
The Astros have picked up the club option on manager Dusty Baker's contract, tying him to the franchise through the 2021 season according to a Major League Baseball source.