Mike grew up in Atlanta, Georgia before relocating to Houston, Texas in 1993. This has led to him being a diehard fan of sports franchises from both cities. He graduated from the University of Houston in 2001 with a major in business finance and a minor in creative writing.
He began writing for the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets for SB Nation in 2007 and his other ventures include stints with the Fanball Network, a paid columnist at The Bleacher Report and a short run as an editor and lead writer with Bloguin. Mike is currently a Featured Columnist for the NFL on The Pigskin Report and a contributor for the Houston Texans at State of the Texans, which is affiliated with FOX Sports and Yardbarker.
He is also the founder and host of "Luv Ya Steel Blue," a podcast dedicated to all things Houston Texans, which can be found on iTunes here:
Daryl Morey's moves at the deadline always seem to catch us off guard. Here is why I think that is and why Paul Millsap could be his prime target as the trade market heats up towards its February 21st end date.
With the Bulls declining to match the Rockets offer, Omer Asik is coming to Red Nation as the new starting center.
With the deadline for the Knicks to match the Rockets offer sheet for Jeremy Lin, we discuss the countdown to 11:59 Eastern.
Rumored direct message tweets from Dwight Howard could greatly impact trade discussions going forward with the Rockets.
The Rockets are rumored to have seriously sweetened their trade package for the Orlando Magic for the rights to employ Dwight Howard.
The Rockets decide to use the amnesty clause on fan favorite Luis Scola as talks for Dwight Howard intensify.
Bonami Jones gives his take on why Dwight Howard needs to embrace a possible trade to the Houston Rockets.
Rockets pursuit of Dwight Howard is said to have grown "serious" as the option of using the amnesty clause on Luis Scola arises.
Even though they have only an outside shot at plucking him from the Knicks, Rockets agree to offer sheet with Jeremy Lin.
Where do we draw the line on being a "hater" and just having a difference of opinion? The Dream Shake uses the Kevin Martin debate as an outlet for the discussion.
It's a little later than most of us anticipated, but the excitement doesn't seem to be any less than a normal NBA season. Be it rebuilding, aiming for the playoffs or just treading water until the...
Taking a look at a possible sign and trade deal between the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.
With free agency about to begin, The Dream Shake takes a look at the rumors of Daryl Morey's desire to add Nuggets center Nene to the Houston roster.