Houston Sports News and Rumors
Astros' reliever Will Harris earning opportunity in critical inningchron.com 28 minutes agoWith Hinch making the move to take some of the late-inning pressure off a struggling Ken Giles, he called on Harris on Sunday to protect a 2-1 lead against the Athletics, who won the opening two games of the weekend series.Share Tweet
Texans among world's most profitable sports franchiseschron.com 6 hours agoNFL franchises dominated the top 20, with five in the top 10 and seven of the top 20.Share Tweet
The 30 best pitches in baseballchron.com 6 hours agoHouston Astros ace Dallas Keuchel has emerged as one of the best pitchers in the Majors, so it's no surprise that he has two pitches in his arsenal ranked in the top 30 of most-effective pitches in baseball.Share Tweet
Tennessee offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson to try out for Texanschron.com 8 hours agoHe was a second-team All-SEC selection last season.Share Tweet
The good, bad and mostly ugly of the Astros' Aprilchron.com 9 hours agoThe best part of April for the Astros? Undoubtedly, it's the fact that it's over.Share TweetThe Astros only needed Colby Rasmus' RBI sacrifice fly, and two hits, including Jose Altuve's leadoff solo home run, to dodge a three-game series sweep and down the A's, 2-1, on Sunday at the Coliseum.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 1 (yesterday)J.J. Watt and Derek Watt could have a couple of reunions over Thanksgiving weekend. One at the dinner table on Thursday, and another on the football field on Sunday. The Chargers and Texans are due to meet in Houston on November 27, and if pick No. 198 …Share Tweetyahoo.com May 1 (yesterday)This isn't how things were supposed to go for the Houston Astros. After soaring back into relevance with 86 wins and a postseason berth last season, they were supposed to continue building momentum with a roster built around superstars like Carlos Corre…Share Tweet
National media gives Texans solid grades on NFL draftchron.com May 1 (yesterday)Our very own John McClain gave the Texans a B-plus for their six picks. That grade was pretty much in line with the national media.Share Tweet
Trevor Ariza Planned The Time And Place To Fight A Fan Who Criticized Him On Twitterdimemag.com May 1 (yesterday)@TerryLee__ pull up then — trevorariza (@TrevorAriza) December 1, 2015 No team took more criticism this season than the Houston Rockets. Once thought to be a serious title contender, the Rockets barely limped into the playoffs before their season was me…Share TweetTexans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins played with four different starting quarterbacks and without a big threat at the other wideout spot, but still caught 111 passes for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns to help the Texans to the playoffs. The Texans have w…Share Tweet
Texans keep adding speed with undrafted rookie Wendall Williamschron.com May 1 (yesterday)Wendall Williams created a buzz in the NFL scouting community when he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.19 seconds and had a 45-inch vertical leap at an NFL regional combine in Minnesota. Although the hand time was later rounded up to 4.32 seconds on a laser ti…Share Tweet
Kiper, McShay share favorite picks in the draftMay 2Mel Kiper Jr. says third-round pick Justin Simmons was a steal for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos and Todd McShay loves that Braxton Miller went to the Texans.
Kiper: Great draft for AFC SouthMay 2Mel Kiper Jr. shares his NFL draft grades for the AFC South, led by the Jacksonville Jaguars, who Kiper graded an 'A.'
Texans get an A- speed-heavy draftApr 30The Houston Texans set out to get star receiver DeAndre Hopkins help during the draft, and they did just that by adding three fast skill position players.
Herm: Braxton Miller will be like Wes Welker for TexansApr 30Herm Edwards speculates how Texans coach Bill O'Brien will utilize Braxton Miller in Houston's offense and type of impact he could have on the team.