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Major sporting events in Houston: January 3-9, 2022

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Tyrion Davis-Price (# 3) and LSU Tigers come to NRG for showdown with Kansas State | Courtesy of LSU Football

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday January 3 through Sunday January 9, 2022.

This week, Houston offers plenty of opportunities to don your best makeup and play sports across the city.

The famous LSU Tigers football team stops at NRG to kick off the week, before the Texans wrap up their regular season this weekend. Elsewhere, the Rockets will honor a broadcast legend and use force against Minnesota.

Want to learn more about the sports that take place around H-Town? Find more live games and sports throughout the month in the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 5 games and sporting events in Houston this week

  • Texas Bowl 2022: Kansas State Wildcats vs. Louisiana State University Tigers at NRG Stadium | Tuesday 4 January – The annual Houston Ball Game brings some of the biggest teams from the Big 12 and SEC conferences together on the grill at NRG. This year, the LSU Tigers will face the Kansas State Wildcats. $ 29 and up, but you can find better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks at Toyota Center | friday january 7 – The team faces rivals from the North, led by Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, and honors the decades-long voice of the Rockets’ shows at Bill Worrell Night at Toyota Center. $ 19 and up, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
  • Run Houston at Sam Houston Race Park | Sunday January 9 – Strap on your running shoes and add another finishing medal to your Run Houston series of races collection, which will send runners from Race Park, to Fallbrook Drive and back. Registration is $ 60 for 5K; $ 70 for the 10K; $ 40 for children K. 8:30 am.
  • Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium | Sunday January 9 – The 2021 regular season is drawing to a close for the Texans, who will face top rivals in their division, the Titans. $ 36 and more, but you can find a better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seat using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Midday.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves at Toyota Center | Sunday January 9 – Feel the strength as the Rockets face off against the Timberwolves in Star Wars Night. Enjoy special themed entertainment from a galaxy far, far away and snap a photo with characters walking through the lobby. $ 10 and more, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.

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Longtime Houstonian Justin Jerkins oversees all manner of events in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and more while serving as the editor of 365 things to do in Houston.