Falcons fans flock to Houston hoping for Super Bowl glory

By Eric Burgher Reporting from Houston [vimeo 202832908] The Atlanta Falcons have been here before. The Falcons return to the Super Bowl this season for the first time since 1998, when they lost to the Denver Broncos. Now armed with MVP Matt Ryan, the Falcons are on a mission to bring their first Super Bowl […]

Young women ‘prepare for the Super Bowl of life’

By Giuliana Allegrotti Reporting from Houston [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/306298377″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] On the Friday and Saturday before Super Bowl LI, the NFL took a break from football to host the NFL Women’s Summit, an event designed to teach teenage girls how to achieve their goals, dream big, and prepare for life’s challenges. Featuring […]

Super Bowl Pop-Up Boutique Plays Up Local Brands


By Jenna West Reporting from Houston Super Bowl week showcases local fashion at pop-up boutique Launch. Houston designers displayed their unique looks and shared the inspiration behind them. [vimeo 202667756] Shoppers look at local brands at Houston pop-up boutique Launch. (Jenna West/MEDILL)

Houston teacher leaves NFL Women’s Summit empowered

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By Sye Bennefield Reporting from Houston One after another they stepped on stage at the NFL Women’s Summit fully expecting to change lives. United States Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee infused ideas of empowerment, character, and camaraderie. Disability Inclusion Leader Haben Girma spoke of the daily difficulties she faces by being both blind and deaf, but quickly reminded […]