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DeAndre Hopkins' Favorite 4th-Grade Memory? Eating Pudding In C…

DeAndre Hopkins' Favorite 4th-Grade Memory? Eating Pudding In Class

deadspin.com Updated 2 hours ago
The pictures in this post come to us from a tipster, whose fiancée went to elementary school in Clemson, South Carolina with Houston Texans wideout DeAndre Hopkins. Like many kids, Hopkins aspired to be a professional athlete. Unlike most kid, he actual…
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  • Guide to the game: Players to watch and key questions for Texan…

    Guide to the game: Players to watch and key questions for Texans-Bengals matchup

    chron.com 6 hours ago
    Players to watch Johnathan Joseph, Texans cornerback He’ll be focused on Bengals receiver A.J. Green. Joseph is coming off an outstanding performance in the victory at Cleveland. He’s having a good season. He’s covered well and has been solid against th…
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  • Bill O’Brien pleased with Texans’ recent practices

    Bill O’Brien pleased with Texans’ recent practices

    chron.com 18 hours ago
    Bill O’Brien hadn’t been overly pleased with the Texans’ Wednesday workout, but he has liked what he has seen since. “We’ve had some good energy, especially the last two days,” he said. “They were flying around out there today, which was good to see. Of…
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  • The Sports Update: Robertson and Smith on the Texans’ Week 12 m…

    The Sports Update: Robertson and Smith on the Texans’ Week 12 matchup with the Bengals

    chron.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Texans beat writers Dale Robertson and Brian T. Smith preview Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium.
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  • Arian Foster questionable vs. Bengals; Kareem Jackson out

    Arian Foster questionable vs. Bengals; Kareem Jackson out

    Texans running back Arian Foster (groin) and linebacker Max Bullough (hamstring) are officially questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium. Cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee) is out. Final injury report: HOUSTON TEXANS We…
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  • After being humbled by Bengals, Danieal Manning rises again wit…

    After being humbled by Bengals, Danieal Manning rises again with Texans

    chron.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Friday’s Houston Chronicle has a feature story about Texans safety Danieal Manning. “My thing is old school: I take all of the fortune and none of the fame,” Manning said. Here are some leftovers from the story. Manning on his parents: “They’re totally …
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  • Trade potential delays Astros’ 40-man roster finalization

    Trade potential delays Astros’ 40-man roster finalization

    chron.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    At the last minute Thursday, the Astros seemed to get it right. Then they did what they’ve done so well, so often this year: made it messy. The baseball world was confused Thursday when the Astros decided they would protect a low-ceiling, Class AAA infi…
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  • McClain’s picks for Week 12: Texans looking to make it 2 in a r…

    McClain’s picks for Week 12: Texans looking to make it 2 in a row

    chron.com Nov 20 (yesterday)
    Teams with open dates: Carolina & Pittsburgh Last week: 9-5 (.643) straight up; 7-7 (.500) vs. spread. Season: 103-57-1 (.643) straight up; 83-76-2 (.522) vs. spread. twitter.com/mcclain_on_nfl
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  • Astros add pair to roster for Rule 5 Draft protection

    Astros add pair to roster for Rule 5 Draft protection

    MLB.com chron.com Nov 20 (yesterday)
    The Astros added infielder Ronnie Torreyes and right-handed pitcher Vincent Velasquez to their 40-man roster on Thursday, which was the deadline to set rosters and protect players them from being selected in next month's Rule 5 Draft.
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  • Tigers had talks with Astros about acquiring a catcher

    Tigers had talks with Astros about acquiring a catcher

    MLB.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    The Tigers picked up the club option on Alex Avila's contract earlier this week, but they remain in the news surrounding catching. While Major League sources confirmed a report from FOXSports.com that Detroit had talks with the Astros about their catchi…
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  • Josh Zeid claimed by Tigers on waivers

    Josh Zeid claimed by Tigers on waivers

    chron.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Righthanded pitcher Josh Zeid, who appeared in 48 games the last two seasons for the Astros, has been claimed on waivers by the Tigers, the team announced on its twitter feed. The move leaves the Astros with 37 players on the 40-man roster, which must b…
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  • GIF: Wily Kobe Bryant Forces James Harden To Block-Out Francisc…

    GIF: Wily Kobe Bryant Forces James Harden To Block-Out Francisco Garcia

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Is this what Kobe Bryant meant by saying that he’d play differently but just as effectively this season? Not specifically, but exercising more of the veteran savvy shown here would surely help Bryant help the Los Angeles Lakers. Watch the future Hall-of…
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  • Texans WRs Johnson, Hopkins in good place in Week 12

    Texans WRs Johnson, Hopkins in good place in Week 12

    chron.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins are happy heading into what could be a tough matchup with the Bengals. (Patric Schneider/AP) DeAndre Hopkins is happy. Andre Johnson is positive. The Texans’ primary wide receivers are in a good place entering a pivotal…
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  • Nick Young Defines “Swag” By Evoking Pop Legends Michael Jackso…

    Nick Young Defines “Swag” By Evoking Pop Legends Michael Jackson, Prince

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    We might just resort to a “Quote of the Day” post from Nick Young going forward – especially if his swag keeps rubbing off on the Los Angeles Lakers. After helping his team to a road win against the Dwight Howard-less Houston Rockets last night, Young c…
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  • ‘Lone Survivor’ Luttrell, President Bush to participate in Beng…

    ‘Lone Survivor’ Luttrell, President Bush to participate in Bengals-Texans

    chron.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    A huge Houston sports fan, President George H.W. Bush will be on hand for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. (Patric Schneider/AP) The Texans will honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces during the team’s annual Salute to Service Day o…
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  • Astros shuffle titles in front office, name new video coordinat…

    Astros shuffle titles in front office, name new video coordinator

    chron.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    One of the few remaining holdovers from the last Astros regime will not return for 2015, a decision that seems to fit with the overall, new-age direction general manager Jeff Luhnow is moving. Video coordinator Jim Summers, the former Green Beret who sp…
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  • Bengals vs. Texans preview

    Bengals vs. Texans preview

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: NRG Stadium, Houston TV: CBS The Cincinnati Bengals hold a special place in Houston Texans' lore. The Texans, who have been around since only 2002, have had some of their most memorable moments against the Cincinnati Benga…
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  • Kobe on Dwight: Trash talk in heat of moment

    Kobe on Dwight: Trash talk in heat of moment

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    Dwight Howard sat out Wednesday's loss to the Lakers with a sprained right knee, but the Rockets center was still a hot topic of discussion for former teammate Kobe Bryant.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans 04:01

    'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans

    Nov 21
    The "Playbook Primetime" crew previews the Cincinnati Bengals' Week 12 matchup against the Houston Texans.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Bengals-Texans 00:54

    Inside Edge: Bengals-Texans

    Nov 20
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Cincinnati at Houston.
  • Video - Cousin Sal's NFL Week 12 Picks 02:37

    Cousin Sal's NFL Week 12 Picks

    Nov 20
    Cousin Sal makes his picks for week 12 in the NFL.
  • Video - Dial It Up Top Plays 00:57

    Dial It Up Top Plays

    Nov 20
    Gerald Green shows how high he can jump, Dwight Howard posterizes Nick Collison, and Jeff Green displays his aerial skills.

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