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Sports Update: Solomon, Smith on Texans starting training camp

Sports Update: Solomon, Smith on Texans starting training camp

chron.com Updated 3 hours ago
Houston Chronicle sports columnists Jerome Solomon and Brian T. Smith discuss the Houston Texans officially starting training camp.
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  • Texans' John Simon honors first responders

    Texans' John Simon honors first responders

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    Texans linebacker John Simon honored first responders at an appreciation lunch Thursday.
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  • Astros prospect David Paulino throws in rehab game

    Astros prospect David Paulino throws in rehab game

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    Astros pitching prospect David Paulino made a rehab start for the organization's Gulf Coast League affiliate on Thursday as he nears a return to the Class AA Corpus Christi rotation.
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  • On deck: Astros at Tigers

    On deck: Astros at Tigers

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    After a day off Thursday, the Astros begin a three-game series in Detroit on Friday.
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  • Update on possible Astros targets as trade deadline nears

    Update on possible Astros targets as trade deadline nears

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    Some of the possible targets the Astros could be looking at as the trade deadline approaches.
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  • Tyler White called back up by the Astros

    Tyler White called back up by the Astros

    chron.com 8 hours ago
    With Doug Fister expected to go on the paternity leave list this weekend, the Astros will have the benefit of an extra position player for their road series against the Tigers.
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  • Astros' Alex Bregman still eyeing first big-league hit

    Astros' Alex Bregman still eyeing first big-league hit

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    Alex Bregman's first series as a major leaguer came and went without the Astros' top prospect garnering his first major league hit.
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  • Rick Smith: Texans' doctor played big role in drafting J.J. Wat…

    Rick Smith: Texans' doctor played big role in drafting J.J. Watt

    chron.com 11 hours ago
    Texans general manager Rick Smith said it was another player's health - or lack of it - that helped lead to the team drafting J.J. Watt in the 2011 draft.
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  • Texans QB Brock Osweiler's work ethic impresses DeAndre Hopkins

    Texans QB Brock Osweiler's work ethic impresses DeAndre Hopkins

    ESPN.com texansgab.com 13 hours ago
    Texans QB Brock Osweiler's work ethic impresses DeAndre Hopkins
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  • Five things we learned Wednesday: The Astros will catch the Ran…

    Five things we learned Wednesday: The Astros will catch the Rangers

    Five things we learned Wednesday: The Astros will catch the Rangers
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  • Strained hamstrings straining Astros' bench

    Strained hamstrings straining Astros' bench

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez left Wednesday's game against the Yankees in the second inning with a right hamstring strain.
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  • Astros' Carlos Gomez exits game with hamstring injury

    Astros' Carlos Gomez exits game with hamstring injury

    chron.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez left Wednesday's game in the second inning with a right hamstring strain.
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  • Rangers add former Astros pitcher Lucas Harrell

    Rangers add former Astros pitcher Lucas Harrell

    chron.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Although still in the mix to make a bigger splash before Monday's non-waiver trade deadline, the Rangers pulled the trigger on a deal Wednesday to add both a starter and a reliever.
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  • Astros confident Luis Valbuena will avoid disabled list

    Astros confident Luis Valbuena will avoid disabled list

    chron.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Luis Valbuena's right hamstring strain will sideline him until at least Friday, but the Astros are confident their third baseman will avoid a stint on the disabled list, according to manager A.J. Hinch.
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  • Free-agent safety James Ihedigbo 'would love to play' for Texan…

    Free-agent safety James Ihedigbo 'would love to play' for Texans

    chron.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    A free agent who started for the Lions last season, Houston resident James Ihedigbo is a free agent who's hoping to join a contender as NFL teams launch training camps.
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  • On Baseball: The Next Ty Cobb? For Jose Altuve, Hyperbole, Like…

    On Baseball: The Next Ty Cobb? For Jose Altuve, Hyperbole, Like Limits, Hardly Exists

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Batting title. Gold Glove. Every season, the Astros’ second baseman sets a new goal, and this season he wanted to improve his strike-zone judgment. As usual, he’s on target.
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  • Texans corners Kevin Johnson, Johnathan Joseph healthy again

    Texans corners Kevin Johnson, Johnathan Joseph healthy again

    chron.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    When the Texans officially launch training camp Sunday, the defending AFC South champions will be a much healthier football team than the spring.
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  • Texans' Brandon Dunn primed for opportunity on defensive line

    Texans' Brandon Dunn primed for opportunity on defensive line

    chron.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Brandon Dunn is competing for playing time at right defensive end, which was vacated when Jared Crick left.
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  • Yankees 6, Astros 3: Mark Teixeira’s Bat Shows Pop in Spot Wher…

    Yankees 6, Astros 3: Mark Teixeira’s Bat Shows Pop in Spot Where Yankees Need It Most

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Teixeira doubled, singled, walked and drove a ball to the warning track as the Yankees scored in each inning he reached base. The team has now won 11 of its last 16 games.
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  • Video - Could Osweiler have saved Broncos' offense? 02:00

    Could Osweiler have saved Broncos' offense?

    Jul 28
    Darren Woodson thinks the quarterback competition in Denver started when John Elway failed to secure Brock Osweiler; Stephen A. Smith wholeheartedly disagrees.
  • Video - Kellerman: Hopkins will reset market for wide receivers 01:20

    Kellerman: Hopkins will reset market for wide receivers

    Jul 26
    Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on how much they think DeAndre Hopkins deserves to be paid.
  • Video - Can the Texans afford to have J.J. Watt miss any games? 01:33

    Can the Texans afford to have J.J. Watt miss any games?

    Jul 22
    SportsNation debates whether the Houston Texas will be able to win football games now that J.J Watt has recently undergone back surgery that will sideline him between 6-10 weeks.
  • Video - Start of season not a given for Watt 01:29

    Start of season not a given for Watt

    Jul 22
    Stephania Bell examines how long it will take for J.J. Watt to recover from back surgery and what his status for the start of the season looks like.