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Wates gives back through mentoring

Wates gives back through mentoring

MLB.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
Astros prospect Austin Wates is in the early stages of a budding baseball career, but the kind of advice Wates wants to share has much more to do with life and the challenges ahead.
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  • From this vantage point, Astros must show improvement in 2013

    From this vantage point, Astros must show improvement in 2013

    chron.com Nov 12, 2012
    Can it get worse for the Astros? Will Houston lose 100 games for the third straight season? Is the newest kid on the AL West block destined to finish fifth in the division? Brian Todd eloquently laid out a dismal outlook Friday that reasonably concluded…
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Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Mike D'Antoni was right call for Los Angeles Lakers

    Nov 12
    Fans may not like it at first, but Mike D'Antoni is the coach Los Angeles Lakers need
  • Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' man

    Nov 12
    Despite high price, Phil Jackson's history of success was worth it for L.A. Lakers
  • Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…

    Nov 12
    Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Nov 12
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…