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Roger Clemens Will Teach Young Astros Pitchers Everything He Kn…

Roger Clemens Will Teach Young Astros Pitchers Everything He Knows

deadspin.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
I hope everyone is ready for Roger Clemens to make the long, painful transition from controversy-dogged outcast to wizened baseball mentor, because it's going to happen. With two bizarre perjury trials and a flirtation with an MLB cameo in the rearview …
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  • Astros’ Porter, Altuve, Lowrie to take part in CAREavan

    Astros’ Porter, Altuve, Lowrie to take part in CAREavan

    chron.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Astros' CAREavan will hit the road January 21 and include more than 30 stops, visiting south Texas, Oklahoma City and different parts of Houston.
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  • Astros owner Crane holding on to financial ‘powder’ for future …

    Astros owner Crane holding on to financial ‘powder’ for future use

    chron.com Jan 8, 2013
    "All of the formula is coming together and we’re saving our powder for when it’ll have the most impact," Crane said. "If you talk to any baseball experts, we could’ve spent quite a bit more money and it may not have gotten us anywhere — it may eve
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.