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Parsons Says James Harden Is “Best Player In Basketball Right N…

Parsons Says James Harden Is “Best Player In Basketball Right Now”

dimemag.com Updated 1 hour ago
Chandler Parsons and James Harden have come a long way since the war of words over the summer after Parsons spurned the Rockets to sign a three-year, $46 million deal with the Mavs. Their mutual gripe followed Harden’s disparaging comments about Chandle…
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  • Biggio thinking of ill friend during HOF process

    Biggio thinking of ill friend during HOF process

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Craig Biggio and longtime Astros equipment manager Dennis Liborio, who retired following the 2011 season, have forged a nearly 30-year-long friendship. Biggio said Liborio is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and he laments his friend won't be there t…
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  • Astros’ farm system still in upper echelon

    Astros’ farm system still in upper echelon

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    While one group of pundits pegged the Astros to finish last in the American League West, at least their farm system is still held in high regard. ESPN analyst Keith Law released his annual ranking of MLB minor-league systems Wednesday and had the Astros…
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  • Rockets again overcome absence of Howard

    Rockets again overcome absence of Howard

    ESPN.com nba.com 18 hours ago
    Josh Smith scored 18 points and James Harden added 17 as the Houston Rockets used a balanced scoring effort to outlast the Dallas Mavericks for a 99-94 on Wednesday night.
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  • Prospectus pegs Astros to finish last

    Prospectus pegs Astros to finish last

    chron.com 19 hours ago
    Baseball Prospectus has come out with its 2015 projections, which will be updated as time goes on. Recent moves, such as the addition of Colby Rasmus, are accounted for and computed in their projection system, called PECOTA (Player Empirical Comparison …
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  • What book is Mark Appel reading? The other sides of his offseas…

    What book is Mark Appel reading? The other sides of his offseason

    chron.com 19 hours ago
    Astros top prospect Mark Appel has been getting a lot of the same questions in the last year: about his bad regular season, about his attempts to rebound. Would he ever like to talk about something else? Like what he’s reading right now, perhaps? The an…
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  • Jed Lowrie enjoys his time spent in Colombia

    Jed Lowrie enjoys his time spent in Colombia

    chron.com 19 hours ago
    Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie loved his trip to Colombia this month as a part of a joint effort between the State Department and Major League Baseball to connect with Latin America. “Awesome experience,” Lowrie said. “I’ve always been really interested in…
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  • Broncos hiring Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator

    Broncos hiring Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator

    Wade Phillips is back for a second tour with the Broncos. Phillips has agreed to become Denver’s defensive coordinator, the team announced Wednesday night. Phillips, 67, was the Texans’ defensive coordinator from 2011 through 2013, working with head coa…
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  • Astros banking on rotation remaining a strength in 2015

    Astros banking on rotation remaining a strength in 2015

    chron.com 20 hours ago
    Evan Gattis, Luke Gregerson, Colby Rasmus, Pat Neshekand Jed Lowrie all have something in common as new Astros. None of them are starting pitchers. The Astros’ rotation went essentially untouched this winter, and not because of neglect on the part of a …
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  • The entirely too long analysis of Texans topics going into 2015

    The entirely too long analysis of Texans topics going into 2015

    chron.com Jan 27 (2 days ago)
    So Watt are the Texans prospects going into 2015? I ask this 1. because you want to know; 2. all articles about the Texans need to have terrible Watt puns. (photo by Stephanie Stradley) Nobody asked me, but here’s my consultant’s analysis of the 2014 Te…
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  • Jeff Bagwell to serve as guest instructor this spring

    Jeff Bagwell to serve as guest instructor this spring

    chron.com Jan 27 (2 days ago)
    Jeff Bagwell’s estrangement from the Astros is over. The franchise’s all-time leading home run hitter has accepted new manager A.J. Hinch’s invitation to serve as a guest instructor this spring training. Prodded by his wife Rachel, former Astros teammat…
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  • Colts have league-high 10 players on ESPN.com's All-AFC South t…

    Colts have league-high 10 players on ESPN.com's All-AFC South team

    ESPN.com Jan 27 (2 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts are on top of the AFC South in more ways than one. The Colts, who have swept the division each of the past two years, have a league-high 10 players on ESPN.com's All-AFC South team. The Houston Texans had nine playe…
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  • Astros' roster upgrades have Hinch raring to go

    Astros' roster upgrades have Hinch raring to go

    MLB.com Jan 26 (3 days ago)
    The roster has been retooled and improved since A.J. Hinch took over as manager of the Astros last fall. The team has beefed up the offense, strengthened the bullpen and created competition that will take center stage at Spring Training next month in Ki…
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  • Durant, Watt join same insurance company

    Durant, Watt join same insurance company

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (3 days ago)
    Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance is hoping to raise its profile among the big players in the insurance industry by signing Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Houston Texans defensive end J.J Watt.
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  • Texans owner Bob McNair reportedly said most concussions didn’t…

    Texans owner Bob McNair reportedly said most concussions didn’t occur in NFL

    chron.com Jan 26 (3 days ago)
    A new profile of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the challenges his leadership has faced this season has been published by GQ. In the report, Texans owner Bob McNair is quoted dismissing the NFL’s lingering concussion issue, saying most of the head i…
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  • GIF: Let’s All Watch Nick Young Nod Off On Defense

    GIF: Let’s All Watch Nick Young Nod Off On Defense

    dimemag.com Jan 26 (3 days ago)
    Say what you want about Kobe Bryant and his shot-happy gunning, but he carries a lot of respect, so he expects his teammates to play their hearts out in order to keep pace. We doubt Nick Young would have gotten away with slouching through this defensive…
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  • J.J. Watt shines amongst peers at Pro Bowl

    J.J. Watt shines amongst peers at Pro Bowl

    chron.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Call the Pro Bowl just another typical day at the office for Texans All-Universe defensive end J.J. Watt. After intercepting a pass and forcing a fumble before a crowd of 63,225 at University of Phoenix Stadium, Watt was voted Defensiv…
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  • Watch J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham show off field-goal skills

    Watch J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham show off field-goal skills

    yahoo.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – J.J. Watt would have fit in perfectly in the single-platoon era, when players stayed on the field and played both sides of the ball. The Houston Texans defensive end is a wrecking machine on defense. He can catch touchdowns from the ti…
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  • Texans hire Paul Pasqualoni as defensive line coach

    Texans hire Paul Pasqualoni as defensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    The Texans lost a veteran assistant coach last week when defensive line coach Bill Kollar took a job with the Broncos. They’ll replace him with another seasoned coach. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that Paul Pasqualoni will join Bill O’B…
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  • Video - Parsons Says Harden Is The MVP Right Now 04:02

    Parsons Says Harden Is The MVP Right Now

    Jan 28
    ESPN NBA front office Insider Amin Elhassan discusses Chandler Parsons' comments saying that former teammate James Harden would get his vote for midseason MVP.
  • Video - Rockets Win Chippy Battle With Mavs 00:59

    Rockets Win Chippy Battle With Mavs

    Jan 28
    The Rockets got a balanced attack, with six players in double digits en route to a 99-94 win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Keith Law's Top MLB Prospects 03:10

    Keith Law's Top MLB Prospects

    Jan 26
    Keith Law breaks down the three best prospects from his list of the top 100 major league prospects.
  • Video - JJ Watt Recovers Football 00:26

    JJ Watt Recovers Football

    Jan 25
    Texans linebacker JJ Watt recovers a fumble in the Pro Bowl.

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