Gary Kubiak fired as Houston Texans coach

Gary Kubiak fired as Houston Texans coach

HOUSTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Gary Kubiak has been fired as coach of the Houston Texans, who have lost 11 consecutive games, the NFL team said Friday.
Texans Coach Kubiak discharged from hospital

Texans Coach Kubiak discharged from hospital

HOUSTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Houston Coach Gary Kubiak was discharged from a hospital Tuesday following treatment for a stroke suffered Sunday during the Texans' 27-24 loss to Indianapolis.

Restore Our Future raises $15M in Sept.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Restore Our Future, a super PAC dedicated to electing Mitt Romney president of the United States, took in nearly $15 million in September, records show.
Kubiak, Smith get new deals with Texans

Kubiak, Smith get new deals with Texans

HOUSTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Houston Texans Coach Gary Kubiak and General Manager Rick Smith have been given contract extensions, the NFL team said Thursday.
Schaub out for year with foot injury

Schaub out for year with foot injury

HOUSTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub will miss the rest of the season with an injured foot, the team announced Wednesday.

Bush out as Houston defensive coordinator

HOUSTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Houston Texans Coach Gary Kubiak fired his defensive coordinator, Frank Bush, Monday.

Cushing's suspension stands

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is letting stand the suspension of Houston linebacker Brian Cushing for using a banned substance, the league said Thursday.

Texans hope to use Reliant Stadium Oct. 5

HOUSTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The owner of the Houston Texans said Tuesday he hopes his NFL team's Oct. 5 game against Indianapolis can be played in storm-damaged Reliant Stadium.

Kubiak named Texans' coach

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Houston Texans Thursday introduced Gary Kubiak as their new head coach.

Capers fired as Houston Texans coach

HOUSTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The Houston Texans Monday announced the firing of head Coach Dom Capers.

Dan Reeves named Houston Texans consultant

HOUSTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Longtime NFL Coach Dan Reeves was named a consultant Monday the Houston Texans.

U.S. sports teams donate hurricane relief

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13-term U.S. congressman William Dorn dies

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Bob McNair
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair walks on the sidelines prior to game against the Denver Broncos at Invesco Field in Denver August 27, 2006. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Robert C. (Bob) McNair (born 1937 in Tampa, Florida) is an American businessman and the owner of the National Football League team, the Houston Texans in Houston, Texas.

McNair grew up in Forest City, a town of about 7,500 in the foothills of western North Carolina, and graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, where he was initiated into the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He graduated in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science degree. His future wife, Janice, attended nearby Columbia College. In 1998, they established the McNair Scholar Program University of South Carolina and in 1999, Robert McNair received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the university. McNair currently resides in Houston, TX with his wife Janice, and son Cal McNair with wife Hannah. His daughters also live in Houston, and son Cary McNair lives with his family of five in Austin, TX.

The McNairs have been residents of Houston, Texas since 1960 where he founded cogeneration company Cogen Technologies, which was sold in 1999 to Enron. Today, McNair retains ownership in power plants in New York and West Virginia. McNair now serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The McNair Group, a financial and real estate firm that is headquartered in Houston, Texas. He is also the owner of Palmetto Partners, Ltd., a private investment company that manages the McNairs' public and private equity investments, and is Chairman of the McNair Foundation. In June 2000, McNair formed a biotechnology investment firm, Cogene Biotech Ventures, where he serves as company chairman.

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